Magnavox AS 9400 Operating instructions

VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER
HR-S9400U
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MULTI BRAND
REMOTE CONTROL UNIT
INSTRUCTIONS
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Serial No. which is
located on the rear of cabinet. Retain
this information for future reference.
Model No.
HR-S9400U
Serial No.
PU30425-1956-1
2 EN
Dear Customer,
Thank you for purchasing the JVC VHS video cassette recorder. Before use, please read the safety information and precautions
contained in the following pages to ensure safe use of your new VCR.
CAUTIONS
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK.
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral
triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of
uninsulated "dangerous voltage" within the product's enclosure
that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric
shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to
alert the user to the presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature
accompanying the appliance.
WARNING:
TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
CAUTION:
Failure to heed the following precautions may result in
damage to the VCR, remote control or video cassette.
1. DO NOT place the VCR . . .
... in an environment prone to extreme temperatures or
humidity.
... in direct sunlight.
... in a dusty environment.
... in an environment where strong magnetic fields are
generated.
... on a surface that is unstable or subject to vibration.
2. DO NOT block the VCR’s ventilation openings.
3. DO NOT place heavy objects on the VCR or remote control.
4. DO NOT place anything which might spill on top of the
VCR or remote control.
5. AVOID violent shocks to the VCR during transport.
**MOISTURE CONDENSATION
Moisture in the air will condense on the VCR when you move it
from a cold place to a warm place, or under extremely humid
conditions—just as water droplets form on the surface of a glass
filled with cold liquid. Moisture condensation on the head drum
will cause damage to the tape. In conditions where condensation may occur, keep the VCR’s power turned on for a few
hours to let the moisture dry before inserting a tape.
**ABOUT HEAD CLEANING
Accumulation of dirt and other particles on the video heads
may cause the playback picture to become blurred or interrupted. Be sure to contact your nearest JVC dealer if such
troubles occur.
This video cassette recorder should be used with AC
120V`, 60Hz only.
To prevent electric shocks and fire hazards, DO NOT use
any other power source.
CAUTION:
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE
BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.
ATTENTION:
POUR ÉVITER LES CHOCS ÉLECTRIQUES, INTRODUIRE
LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA FICHE DANS LA BORNE
CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE ET POUSSER
JUSQU'AU FOND.
Note to CATV system installer:
This reminder is provided to call the CATV system
installer's attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC that
provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular,
specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the
grounding system of the building, as close to the point of
cable entry as practical.
CAUTION:
VCR Plus+C3 and PlusCode are trademarks of Gemstar Development Corporation.
The VCR Plus+ system is manufactured under license from
Gemstar Development Corporation.
DSSTM is an official trademark of DIRECTV, Inc., a unit of GM
Hughes Electronics. PRIMESTAR is a registered service mark of
Primestar Partners, L.P. DISH NetworkTM is a trademark of
Echostar Communications Corporation.
"COMMERCIAL ADVANCE® is a trademark of SRT, Inc. A Jerry
Iggulden invention licensed in association with Arthur D. Little
Enterprises, Inc."
Changes or modifications not approved by JVC could void
user's authority to operate the equipment.
n Cassettes marked "S-VHS" and "VHS" can be used with this
video cassette recorder. However, S-VHS recordings are
possible only with cassettes marked "S-VHS".
EN
IMPORTANT PRODUCT
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Electrical energy can perform many useful functions. But
improper use can result in potential electrical shock or fire
hazards. This product has been engineered and manufactured
to assure your personal safety. In order not to defeat the built-in
safeguards, observe the following basic rules for its installation,
use and servicing.
ATTENTION:
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5. Ventilation
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation.
To ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it
from overheating, these openings must not be blocked or
covered.
• Do not block the openings by placing the product on a bed,
sofa, rug or other similar surface.
• Do not place the product in a built-in installation such as a
bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the
manufacturer’s instructions have been adhered to.
6. Wall or Ceiling Mounting
The product should be mounted to a wall or ceiling only as
recommended by the manufacturer.
Follow and obey all warnings and instructions marked on your
product and its operating instructions. For your safety, please
read all the safety and operating instructions before you operate
this product and keep this booklet for future reference.
ANTENNA INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS
1. Outdoor Antenna Grounding
INSTALLATION
1. Grounding or Polarization
(A) Your product may be equipped with a polarized alternatingcurrent line plug (a plug having one blade wider than the
other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way.
This is a safety feature.
If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try
reversing the plug. If the plug should still fail to fit, contact
your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not
defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug.
(B) Your product may be equipped with a 3-wire grounding-type
plug, a plug having a third (grounding) pin. This plug will
only fit into a grounding-type power outlet. This is a safety
feature.
If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet, contact
your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not
defeat the safety purpose of the grounding-type plug.
2. Power Sources
Operate your product only from the type of power source
indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of
power supply to your home, consult your product dealer or
local power company. If your product is intended to operate
from battery power, or other sources, refer to the operating
instructions.
3. Overloading
Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or integral
convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or
electric shock.
4. Power Cord Protection
Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely
to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against
them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the product.
If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the
product, be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded so as
to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up
static charges. Article 810 of the National Electrical Code,
ANSI/NFPA 70, provides information with regard to proper
grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of
the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding
connectors, location of antenna discharge unit, connection to
grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding
electrode.
2. Lightning
For added protection for this product during a lightning storm,
or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of
time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna
or cable system. This will prevent damage to the product due to
lightning and power-line surges.
3. Power Lines
An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity
of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits,
or where it can fall into such power lines or circuits. When
installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be
taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits as
contact with them might be fatal.
EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING AS PER
NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE, ANSI/NFPA 70
ANTENNA
LEAD IN WIRE
GROUND CLAMP
ELECTRIC SERVICE
EQUIPMENT
ANTENNA
DISCHARGE UNIT
(NEC SECTION
810-20)
GROUNDING
CONDUCTORS
(NEC SECTION 810-21)
GROUND CLAMPS
POWER SERVICE GROUNDING ELECTRODE SYSTEM
(NEC ART 250. PART H)
NEC – NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
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USE
SERVICING
1. Accessories
1. Servicing
To avoid personal injury:
• Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table. It may fall, causing serious injury to a child
or adult, and serious damage to the product.
• Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the product.
• Use a mounting accessory recommended by the
manufacturer and follow the manufacturer’s instructions for
any mounting of the product.
• Do not try to roll a cart with small casters across thresholds or
deep-pile carpets.
If your product is not operating correctly or exhibits a marked
change in performance and you are unable to restore normal
operation by following the detailed procedure in its operating
instructions, do not attempt to service it yourself as opening or
removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other
hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
2. Product and Cart Combination
A product and cart combination
should be moved with care. Quick
stops, excessive force, and uneven
surfaces may cause the product and
cart combination to overturn.
PORTABLE CART WARNING
(Symbol provided by RETAC)
3. Water and Moisture
Do not use this product near water—for example, near a bath
tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink or laundry tub, in a wet basement,
or near a swimming pool and the like.
4. Object and Liquid Entry
Never push objects of any kind into this product through
openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or shortout parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill
liquid of any kind on the product.
5. Attachments
2. Damage Requiring Service
Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to
qualified service personnel under the following conditions:
a. When the power supply cord or plug is damaged.
b.If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into the
product.
c. If the product has been exposed to rain or water.
d.If the product does not operate normally by following the
operating instructions. Adjust only those controls that are
covered by the operating instructions as an improper
adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will
often require extensive work by a qualified technician to
restore the product to its normal operation.
e. If the product has been dropped or damaged in any way.
f. When the product exhibits a distinct change in
performance—this indicates a need for service.
3. Replacement Parts
When replacement parts are required, be sure the service
technician has used replacement parts specified by the
manufacturer or have the same characteristics as the original
part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric
shock or other hazards.
4. Safety Check
Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, ask
the service technician to perform safety checks to determine
that the product is in safe operating condition.
Do not use attachments not recommended by the manufacturer
of this product as they may cause hazards.
HOW TO USE THIS INSTRUCTION
MANUAL
6. Cleaning
● All major sections and subsections are listed in the Table Of
Contents on page 5. Use this when searching for information
on a specific procedure or feature.
● The Index on pages 69–72 lists frequently-used terms, and
the number of the first page on which they are used or
explained in the manual. This section also illustrates the
controls and connections on the front and rear panel, the
front display panel and the remote control.
● The Z mark signals a reference to another page for
instructions or related information.
● Operation buttons necessary for the various procedures are
clearly indicated through the use of illustrations at the
beginning of each major section.
Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do
not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth
for cleaning.
7. Heat
The product should be situated away from heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other products (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
BEFORE YOU INSTALL YOUR NEW
VCR . . .
. . . please read the sections/literature listed below.
● ”Cautions” on page 2
● ”Important Products Safety Instructions” on the previous pages
CONTENTS
I
NSTALLING YOUR NEW VCR
I
NITIAL SETTINGS
EN
6
Connections .................................................. 6
Basic Connections .....................................................6
S-VIDEO Connection ................................................. 7
8
Clock ............................................................ 8
Advanced Auto Clock Set .......................................... 8
Clock Setting .............................................................9
Preparation ................................................................9
Semi-Auto ................................................................10
Manual .................................................................... 11
Auto ........................................................................ 11
Language ................................................... 12
Tuner .......................................................... 13
Set Receivable Channels .......................................... 13
Add Or Delete A Channel ........................................ 15
Cable Box Control ....................................... 16
Situate And Connect Controller ............................... 16
Set Cable Box Output Channel ................................ 17
Set Cable Box Brand ................................................ 18
VCR Plus+ Setup ......................................... 20
DBS Receiver Control ................................... 23
Situate And Connect Controller ............................... 23
Set DBS Receiver Output Channel ........................... 24
Set DBS Receiver Brand ........................................... 25
S
IMPLE PLAYBACK AND
RECORDING
26
Simple Playback ......................................... 26
Simple Recording ........................................ 27
P
LAYBACK AND RECORDING
FEATURES
28
Playback Features ...................................... 28
Still Picture/Frame-By-Frame Playback ..................... 28
Slow Motion/Reverse Slow Motion .......................... 28
High-Speed Search .................................................. 28
Manual Tracking ......................................................29
Dynamic Contrast .................................................... 29
Index Search ............................................................29
Manual Index Mark/Erase ........................................ 29
Instant ReView .........................................................29
Video Stabilizer .......................................................30
Superimpose ............................................................31
Select The Soundtrack ............................................. 32
Repeat Playback ......................................................33
Counter Reset ..........................................................33
Counter Memory .....................................................33
Tape Position Indicator ............................................ 34
Next-Function Memory ............................................ 34
AV COMPU LINK Playback ..................................... 34
Commercial Advance .................................. 36
TimeScan .................................................... 38
Variable-Speed Search/Reverse Play ........................ 38
Skip Search ..............................................................39
TimeScan Audio ......................................................40
Recording Features ..................................... 41
Record One Program While
Watching Another .................................................... 41
Display Elapsed Recording Time .............................. 41
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Display Tape Remaining Time ................................. 41
S-VHS (Super VHS) and VHS ................................... 42
Stereo And SAP (Second Audio Program) ................. 43
To Record SAP Programs .......................................... 43
Hi-Fi Audio Recording Level Control ....................... 44
T
IMER RECORDING
E
DITING
S
PECIAL FEATURES
45
Instant Timer Recording (ITR) ....................... 45
VCR Plus+ Timer Programming .................... 46
On-Screen Timer Programming ...................48
Check And Cancel Programs ................................... 50
Auto Timer ...............................................................51
52
Edit From A Camcorder ............................... 52
Edit To Or From Another VCR ....................... 54
Audio Dubbing ........................................... 55
Insert Editing .............................................. 56
Random Assemble Editing ........................... 58
60
TV Multi-Brand Remote Control .............................. 60
Cable Box Multi-Brand Remote Control ................... 61
DBS Receiver Multi-Brand Remote Control .............. 62
Control Two JVC VCRs ............................................ 63
Child Lock ...............................................................63
I
T
NFORMATION ON J TERMINAL
ROUBLESHOOTING
64
65
Power ........................................................ 65
Tape Transport ............................................ 65
Playback .................................................... 65
Recording ................................................... 66
Timer Recording .......................................... 66
Other Problems .......................................... 67
Q
UESTIONS AND ANSWERS
68
Playback .................................................... 68
Recording ................................................... 68
Timer Recording .......................................... 68
I
NDEX
69
List Of Terms ............................................... 69
Front View .................................................. 70
Rear View .................................................. 71
Front Display Panel ..................................... 71
Remote Control ........................................... 72
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F
W
PECIFICATIONS
OR SERVICING (Only in U.S.A.)
ARRANTY (Only in U.S.A.)
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75
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INSTALLING YOUR NEW VCR
Connections
Antenna or Cable
Coaxial Cable
Flat Feeder
AC Power
Cord
ANTENNAIN (Antenna
or Cable
input)
Matching Transformer
(Not supplied)
Basic Connections
1
2
3
Back of VCR
TV OUT
AC
Outlet
Audio/Video
Cable (supplied)
RF Cable
(supplied)
75 ohm terminal
TV
Back of VCR
CH3
CH4
4
NOTES:
● The VCR channel is the channel on the TV which will display
the audio and video signals from the VCR. The VCR's CH3CH4 switch, on the back of the VCR, sets the VCR channel to
CH3 or CH4.
● The CH3–CH4 switch is preset to the CH3 position.
Set to CH4 if CH3 is used for broadcasting in your area and
set the channel on the TV to correspond to the VCR's CH3–
CH4 switch setting.
● If RF connection to TV is used, when switching from VIDEO to TV
mode and from TV to VIDEO it may be necessary to issue a CH
UP and then CH DOWN on TV to obtain a good quality picture.
● Even if you are using AV cables to connect your VCR to your TV,
you must also connect it using the RF cable. This will ensure that
you can record one show while watching another (Z pg. 41).
● For full identification of the VCR's rear panel, refer to the
Index (REAR VIEW Z pg. 71).
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CHECK CONTENTS
Make sure the package contains all of the accessories
listed in “SPECIFICATIONS” (Z pg. 73).
SITUATE VCR
Place the VCR on a stable, horizontal surface.
CONNECT VCR TO TV
The connection method you use depends on the type of
TV you have.
RF Connection
● To Connect To A TV With NO AV Input Terminals . . .
a– Disconnect the TV antenna from the TV.
b– Connect the TV antenna cable to the ANTENNA
IN jack on the rear of the VCR.
c– Connect the supplied RF cable between the TV OUT
jack on the rear of the VCR and the TV’s antenna
terminal. Set TV on CH3 or CH4 corresponding to the
CH3 – CH4 switch setting on the back of the VCR.
AV Connection
● To Connect To A TV With AV Input Terminals . . .
a– Connect the antenna, VCR and TV as shown in
the illustration.
b– Connect an Audio/Video Cable between the
AUDIO OUT and VIDEO OUT jacks on the rear of
the VCR and the AV IN jacks on the TV. Set your
TV in video input mode or A/V input mode. Refer
to the TV Instruction Manual.
S-VIDEO Connection
● If you have a TV with S-VIDEO input terminals, see
"S-VIDEO Connection" on page 7.
CONNECT VCR TO
POWER SOURCE
Connect the power plug to an AC outlet.
● The clock will automatically be set when the antenna
is connected and when the AC is first connected to
the VCR (Z pg. 8).
(If "Auto" is displayed on the front display panel
before the VCR is powered on, the clock is being set
automatically. Wait for the time to be displayed on
the front display panel before powering on the VCR.)
FINAL PREPARATION FOR
USE
Power on the VCR and select the VCR channel (3 or 4)
by setting the switch on the rear of the VCR as shown in
the illustration.
You can now perform simple playback (Z pg. 26) or
simple recording (Z pg. 27).
EN
Antenna or Cable
Coaxial Cable
Flat Feeder
Matching Transformer
(Not supplied)
AC Power Cord
ANTENNA-IN
(Antenna or Cable input)
Back of VCR
S VIDEO
OUT
TV OUT
AC Outlet
Audio/Video
Cable (supplied)
S-Video Cable
(supplied)
RF Cable
(supplied)
S VIDEO IN
TV
NOTES:
75 ohm terminal
n To make the most of the Super VHS picture performance we
recommend that you use the supplied S-VIDEO cable to
connect your VCR to a TV with an S-VIDEO input connector.
n To operate the VCR with your TV using the S-VIDEO connection, set your TV to the AV mode using the TV's remote
control.
You can also use the TV/VCR button on the VCR's remote
control to set your TV to the AV mode. (Z pg. 60)
S-VIDEO Connection
CONNECT VCR TO TV
a– Connect both the RF cable and the AV cables to the TV as
explained in step 3 of "Basic Connections" (Z pg. 6).
b– Connect the S-Video cable between the S-VIDEO OUT
jack on the rear of the VCR and the S-VIDEO IN jack on
the TV.
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INITIAL SETTINGS
Advanced Auto Clock Set
Clock
Your VCR can automatically set its clock when the power plug is
first connected to an AC outlet.
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To set the clock automatically:
1. Connect the cable or antenna cable to your VCR.
2. Connect the VCR's power plug to the AC outlet.
3. "AUTO" is displayed on the VCR's front panel to show that the
clock is being set automatically.
4. Do not power on the VCR until the clock or "--:--" is displayed
on the VCR's front display panel.
The time and date can be set automatically from clock setting data
that is transmitted by one of the regular TV broadcast channels. We
call this TV channel the "Host Channel" and it is a PBS channel in
your area. The Advanced Auto Clock Set function scans all the
channels received by your VCR to find the Host Channel and then
sets the clock.
Before the clock is set, AUTO blinks on the display.
ATTENTION CABLE BOX SUBSCRIBERS
If you perform the Advanced Auto Clock Set procedure . . .
● Select the PBS channel on your cable box before plugging
your VCR’s power plug into the AC outlet. (If you have
more than one PBS channel, you may have to select an
alternative PBS channel if Advanced Auto Clock Set is not
successful.)
● If there is no PBS channel in your area, perform the
Manual Clock Set procedure (Z pg. 11).
● For automatic clock adjustment to take place the VCR's
power must be off and the cable box must be set to the
PBS channel at clock adjustment times.
● If you perform Advanced Auto Clock Set successfully,
D.S.T. will be set to “AUTO”. At the D.S.T. adjustment time
(Z pg. 11), your VCR's power must be off and your cable
box must be set to the host PBS channel in your area for the
D.S.T. adjustment to take place. If the clock is not set
correctly, change the D.S.T. setting to “ON” or “OFF”. See
step 9 of Semi-Auto procedure (Z pg. 10) or step 6 of
Manual procedure (Z pg. 11).
NOT SET
SET
PM
After setting, the current time appears (in hours and minutes).
The Advanced Auto Clock Set function will normally set the
clock correctly. However, if an incorrect time is displayed on
the front display panel, you may be receiving the clock setting
data of a PBS channel from an adjacent time zone, or an
incorrect PBS channel from a cable TV system. In this case,
perform the Semi-Auto (Z pg. 10) or Manual (Z pg. 11) clock
setting procedure.
If "AUTO CLOCK SET" or "SEMI-AUTO CLOCK SET" is selected
at the Override Auto Clock Set screen on page 10, the clock
will be adjusted automatically by the Host PBS every hour on
the hour (except for 11:00 PM, midnight, 1:00 AM and 2:00
AM) by the incoming PBS channel clock setting data. (This
automatic clock adjustment can only be performed when the
VCR’s power is turned off. The clock will be adjusted on the
hour based on the time displayed on the VCR, not on the actual
real time.) The default setting is "AUTO CLOCK SET".
If “- - : - - ” appears on the display, your antenna cable may not
be connected to the VCR, there may not be a Host PBS signal
available in your area, or your cable box may not be set to the
PBS channel. Ensure that the antenna cable is connected
correctly. If you use a cable box ensure that your local PBS
channel is selected on your cable box (Z ATTENTION CABLE
BOX SUBSCRIBERS). Then power on and power off the VCR,
the Advanced Auto Clock Set mode will be automatically
reactivated and "Auto" will be displayed on the VCR's front
panel. If Advanced Auto Clock Set is not performed but
everything is connected and set correctly, perform the Manual
Clock Set procedure ( Z pg. 11).
NOTE:
If the memory backup fails, because of a power outage or because
the AC was removed from the VCR, Advanced Auto Clock Set
will be performed when power is restored to the VCR.
EN
CH5∞
POWER
Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel 3 or 4 (or AV
mode).
POWER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Clock Setting
Perform clock setting only if the clock has not been set correctly
by Advanced Auto Clock Set. Access the Override Auto Clock
Set screen to choose the Auto, Semi-Auto or Manual clock
setting procedure. Each procedure starts from step 5. *Auto
need only be selected if Semi-Auto or Manual had previously
been selected.
Preparation
1
OK
MENU
8
2
3
0
CH5∞
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN 5∞
9
4
TURN ON THE VCR
Press POWER.
ACCESS ON-SCREEN
MENU
Press MENU as many times as necessary to bring up
the Main Menu screen.
● You can change the on-screen display language to
Spanish, French, and back to English.
If necessary, see "Language" on page 12.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 3
SCREEN
At the Main Menu screen,
place the arrow next to
“FUNCTION SET 3” by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
MAIN MENU
PROGRAM SET
TUNER SET
FUNCTION SET 1
FUNCTION SET 2
=FUNCTION SET 3
R.A. EDIT
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
ACCESS CLOCK SET MODE
SELECT SCREEN
Place the arrow at the
Function Set 3 screen next
to “OVERRIDE AUTO
CLOCK SET” by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN
5∞, then press OK.
FUNCTION 3
=OVERRIDE
AUTO CLOCK SET
LANGUAGE SELECT
VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
DBS RECEIVER OUTPUT
DBS RECEIVER BRAND SET
JLIP ID NO. SET
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
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INITIAL SETTINGS (cont.)
CH
Semi-Auto
MENU
8
5
SELECT MODE
At the Override Auto
Clock Set screen, place the
arrow next to “SEMIAUTO CLOCK SET” by
pressing CH▲▼ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
OVERRIDE AUTO CLOCK SET
AUTO CLOCK SET
=SEMI-AUTO CLOCK SET
MANUAL CLOCK SET
OK
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
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ACCESS SELECT SCREENS
At the Semi-Auto Clock Set
screen, place the
arrow next to the desired
mode by pressing CH▲▼
or TIME SCAN 5∞, then
press OK.
SEMI-AUTO CLOCK SET
=HOST CHANNEL SELECT
TIME ZONE SELECT
D.S.T. SELECT
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
NUMBER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
PRESS (MENU) TO END
To select the Host Channel
— step 7
To select the Time Zone
— step 8
To select the D.S.T. mode — step 9
NOTE:
0
The time that has been set previously by the Advanced
Auto Clock Set function will be erased when any of the
three settings mentioned above is changed.
CH
7
MENU
OK
TIME SCAN
SELECT HOST CHANNEL
You can either select
HOST CHANNEL SELECT
"AUTO", or enter a PBS
(CATV)
channel number. For
CH AUTO
automatic selection, press
MENU if "AUTO" is
blinking on the Host
Channel Select screen. To
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
manually select "AUTO" or
the PBS channel, press the
appropriate NUMBER key, CH▲▼ or TIME SCAN 5∞
to cycle through "AUTO" and the channel numbers
(hold button down to speed through numbers) and stop
when the desired number appears. Press MENU and
the Semi-Auto Clock Set screen reappears.
NOTES:
● For cable box users: Select "AUTO" or the channel
on your VCR that receives the cable box channels,
and set the cable box to the PBS channel.
● There are some PBS channels that do not transmit
clock setting data.
8
SELECT TIME ZONE
You can select the zone
TIME ZONE SELECT
automatically or manually
=AUTO
MOUNTAIN
by pressing CH▲▼ or TIME
ATLANTIC
PACIFIC
SCAN ▲▼. If an incorrect
EASTERN
ALASKA
CENTRAL
HAWAII
time is displayed you may
be receiving the clock setting
data of a PBS channel from
PRESS (5 ,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
an adjacent time zone or
from an incorrect PBS
channel from a cable TV system. If you selected "AUTO" in
step 7, select the correct time zone manually.
CH
EN
9
OK
MENU
8
11
SELECT D.S.T. MODE
You have three choices:
D.S.T. SELECT
a–Select “AUTO” and the
=AUTO
adjustment to your VCR’s
ON
clock will be made
OFF
according to the incoming
signal from the host
channel.
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
b–Select “ON” and the
adjustment will be made
based on the clock itself.
c–Select “OFF” if Daylight Saving Time doesn’t apply to
you.
Place the arrow next to your choice by pressing CH5∞
or TIME SCAN 5∞, then press MENU and the SemiAuto Clock Set screen reappears.
IMPORTANT
NUMBER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Turn the VCR off after performing the Semi-Auto Clock Set
procedure. "Auto" will appear on the front display panel
when the clock is being set. The current time will appear
automatically when the clock is set.
Manual
0
CH
OK
5
6
MENU
TIME SCAN
**AUTO DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
This function enables automatic adjustment of the VCR’s
clock at the start and end of Daylight Saving Time.
With Auto DST activated, . . .
. . . on the first Sunday of April at 2:00 AM, the clock is
adjusted to 3:00 AM.
. . . on the last Sunday of October at 2:00 AM, the clock is
adjusted to 1:00 AM.
Auto
5
SELECT MODE
At the Override Auto Clock Set screen, place the arrow
next to "AUTO CLOCK SET" by pressing CH▲▼ or
TIME SCAN 5∞, then power off the VCR. Do not
power it on again until the clock has been adjusted.
The clock is automatically adjusted on the hour except
at 11:00 PM, midnight, 1:00 AM and 2:00 AM. (The
clock will be adjusted on the hour based on the time
displayed on the VCR, not on the actual real time.)
SELECT MODE
At the Override Auto Clock Set screen (Z pg. 10), place
the arrow next to “MANUAL CLOCK SET” by pressing
CH▲▼ or TIME SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
SET DATE, TIME AND D.S.T.
The Manual Clock Set
MANUAL CLOCK SET
screen is displayed and the
DATE
1/ 1/97 WED
month digit begins blinking.
TIME
– – : – – AM
Press the appropriate
D.S.T.
ON
NUMBER keys to set the
date and time (if only 1
PRESS NUMBER KEY(0-9)
digit, press "0" first). Press
OR (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
CH▲▼ or TIME SCAN 5∞
to set AM/PM and D.S.T.
(Daylight Saving Time). Press OK after AM/PM and D.S.T.
settings.
Set D.S.T. to "ON" to set the D.S.T. according to the
VCR's clock or to "OFF" if D.S.T. doesn't apply to you.
When you’re finished with this set-up procedure, press
MENU to start the clock.
NOTE:
CH5∞ and TIME SCAN 5∞ can be used to perform all
operations. (In this case, press OK after each setting.)
7
MAKE CORRECTIONS
To change any of the settings, press OK or TIME SCAN
™ £ until the item you want to change blinks,
then set as in step 6.
12 EN
INITIAL SETTINGS (cont.)
This VCR offers you the choice to view on-screen messages in
English, Spanish or French (not including messages superimposed
on the TV picture). Select the desired language using this
procedure. The default setting is "ENGLISH".
Language
1
CH
POWER
Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel 3 or 4 (or AV
mode).
2
3
OK
MENU
8
TURN ON THE VCR
Press POWER.
ACCESS ON-SCREEN
MENU
Press MENU as many times as necessary to bring up the
Main Menu screen.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 3
SCREEN
At the Main Menu screen,
place the arrow next to
“FUNCTION SET 3” by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
MAIN MENU
PROGRAM SET
TUNER SET
FUNCTION SET 1
FUNCTION SET 2
=FUNCTION SET 3
R.A. EDIT
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
POWER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
4
0
CH
5
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
ACCESS LANGUAGE
SELECT SCREEN
The messages are preset to
appear in English. If you want
to see them in Spanish or
French, place the arrow next
to “LANGUAGE SELECT” by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
FUNCTION 3
OVERRIDE
AUTO CLOCK SET
=LANGUAGE SELECT
VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
DBS RECEIVER OUTPUT
DBS RECEIVER BRAND SET
JLIP ID NO. SET
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
SELECT LANGUAGE
At the Language Select
screen, place the arrow
next to the desired
language by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN
5∞, then press MENU as
many times as necessary to
return to the normal
screen.
LANGUAGE SELECT
=ENGLISH
ESPAÑOL
FRANCAIS
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
EN
13
Set Receivable Channels
Tuner
POWER
Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel 3 or 4 (or AV
mode).
1
CH
2
3
OK
MENU
8
POWER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
4
TURN ON THE VCR
Press POWER.
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS TUNER SET
SCREEN
Place the arrow next to
"TUNER SET" by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN
5∞, then press OK.
MAIN MENU
PROGRAM SET
=TUNER SET
FUNCTION SET 1
FUNCTION SET 2
FUNCTION SET 3
R.A. EDIT
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
ACCESS BAND SCREEN
Place the arrow next to
"BAND" by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN
5∞ , then press OK.
TUNER SET
=BAND
AFC
AUTO CHANNEL SET
MANUAL CHANNEL SET
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
0
CH
OK
5
SET FREQUENCY BAND
If you receive your TV
BAND
channels from an external
TV
antenna, select "TV". If you
=CATV
receive your TV channels
from a cable TV system,
select "CATV". Place the
arrow next to your
PRESS (5 ,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
choice by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN
5∞ , then press MENU to return to the Tuner Set screen.
MENU
TIME SCAN
CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE.
14 EN
CH
INITIAL SETTINGS (cont.)
6
OK
MENU
8
PERFORM AUTO CHANNEL
SET
Place the arrow next to
"AUTO CHANNEL SET" by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
Receivable channels in your
area are automatically
assigned to the CH5∞
buttons, and non-receivable
channels are skipped.
AUTO CHANNEL SET
CH
(TV)
2 ADD
SCANNING ...
PRESS (MENU) TO END
NOTES:
● At the end of Auto Channel Set, “SCAN COMPLETED” appears on screen.
● If the scan was unsuccessful, “SCAN COMPLETED–
NO SIGNAL” appears on screen. Check the band
setting and connections and start again.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
7
0
CH
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
EN
15
CH
Add Or Delete A Channel
8
OK
MENU
1
NUMBER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
2
3
Access by performing steps 2 and 3 of the Tuner
procedure on page 13.
● To add a channel, go to step 2.
● To delete a channel, skip to step 4.
ACCESS AFC SCREEN
Place the arrow next to "AFC" by pressing CH5∞ or
TIME SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
MAKE SELECTION
Place the arrow next to
"SPCL" by pressing CH5∞
or TIME SCAN 5∞,
then press MENU to return
to the Tuner Set screen.
● AFC set to SPCL (special)
is necessary for tuning on
certain CATV systems.
0
CH.SKIP
ACCESS TUNER SET
SCREEN
CH
4
D
AD
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
5
6
AFC
NORM
=SPCL
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
ACCESS MANUAL
CHANNEL SET SCREEN
Place the arrow next to "MANUAL CHANNEL SET" by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
STORE OR SKIP DESIRED
CHANNEL
Input the channel number
using the NUMBER keys or
by pressing CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press ADD
to add or CH.SKIP to delete.
Repeat for each channel
you want to store or skip.
MANUAL CHANNEL SET
(CATV)
CH 125 SKIP
SELECT CH NO. AND
PRESS (ADD/SKIP)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
16 EN
INITIAL SETTINGS (cont.)
This procedure is required if you receive your TV channels
through a cable box (descrambler). The Controller allows the
VCR to automatically switch the cable box channel during
timer-recording. The Controller is effective for recording shows
that have been programmed using VCR Plus+ (Z pg. 46) or
On-Screen Timer Programming (Z pg. 48).
Cable Box
Control
Situate And Connect
Controller
Suggested Location
Place the cable box on top of the VCR. Attach the VCR's
Controller to the top of the VCR with the Controller’s transmitter
pointed towards the cable box’s remote sensor.
Attention:
The Controller can also control a DBS receiver. If both a cable
box and a DBS receiver are used, position the controller so its
signal reaches the remote control sensors of both the cable box
and DBS receiver.
Cable box
1
2
3
Your VCR
Controller
(suggested locations)
Cable box
SITUATE CONTROLLER
Place the Controller so that the path between its
transmitter and the cable box’s remote sensor is
unobstructed.
ATTACH CONTROLLER
Fasten securely using the supplied adhesive strips.
CONNECT CABLE BOX TO
VCR
The connection method depends on the type of cable
box you have.
If your cable box has AUDIO and VIDEO OUT
connectors . . .
. . . connect them to the AUDIO and VIDEO IN
connectors on your VCR; if you use the input connectors other than the rear panel AUDIO and VIDEO OUT
connectors, be sure to select the correct external input
mode as described in step 4, 9 – 11, 15 on page 52. Set
the VCR to channel "AU" to use the cable box.
If your cable box doesn’t have AUDIO and VIDEO
OUT connectors . . .
. . . connect the antenna output connector on the cable
box to the ANT.IN connector on the rear of your VCR.
Set the VCR tuner to the same channel as the cable box
RF output (see page 18 also).
NOTE:
Controller
Refer to your cable box’s instruction manual during
connection.
Transmitter
Connected to
ANTENNA IN
Connected
to VIDEO/
AUDIO IN
4
CONNECT CONTROLLER
TO VCR
Connect to the CABLE BOX connector on your VCR.
About Your Cable Box
Your VCR
This VCR has two separate methods to control your Cable Box.
CABLE
BOX
● The VCR's Wireless Remote Control Unit can control your
Cable Box.
This eliminates the need for a separate Cable Box Remote
Control Unit.
● The VCR's Controller can also control your Cable Box.
This allows the VCR to change your Cable Box's channel
number during timer recording.
Each method must be set up separately. To set up the VCR's
Remote Control unit, refer to page 61. To set up the Controller
go to page 17.
EN
POWER
Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel 3 or 4 (or AV
mode).
Set Cable Box Output
Channel
CH
1
2
OK
MENU
8
POWER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
CH
3
4
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
17
5
TURN ON THE VCR
Press POWER.
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 3
SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to “FUNCTION
SET 3”, then press OK.
MAIN MENU
PROGRAM SET
TUNER SET
FUNCTION SET 1
FUNCTION SET 2
=FUNCTION SET 3
R.A. EDIT
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
ACCESS VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to “VCR PLUS+
SET-UP”, then press OK.
FUNCTION 3
OVERRIDE
AUTO CLOCK SET
LANGUAGE SELECT
=VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
DBS RECEIVER OUTPUT
DBS RECEIVER BRAND SET
JLIP ID NO. SET
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
ACCESS CABLE BOX
OUTPUT SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to “CABLE
BOX OUTPUT”, then
press OK.
VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
GUIDE CHANNEL SET
GUIDE CHANNEL MAP
=CABLE BOX OUTPUT
CABLE BOX BRAND SET
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
18 EN
CH
INITIAL SETTINGS (cont.)
6
NUMBER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Your selection depends on
how your cable box is
connected to your VCR.
CABLE BOX OUTPUT
=OFF
ON CH2
ON CH3
ON CH4
ON CH5
ON CH6
ON LINE
PRESS (5,∞), TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
If your cable box is
connected to your VCR
using an RF connection . . .
. . . press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to the channel number representing the cable
box’s output (2–6).
If your cable box is connected to your VCR’s AUDIO/
VIDEO IN connectors . . .
. . . press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to place the arrow
next to “ON LINE”.
OK
MENU
8
SELECT CABLE BOX
OUTPUT CHANNEL
7
RETURN TO VCR PLUS+
SET-UP SCREEN
Press MENU.
Set Cable Box Brand
0
CH
1
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
2
TURN ON CABLE BOX
Select a channel other than channel 9 on your Cable
Box.
ACCESS CABLE BOX
BRAND SET SCREEN
At the VCR Plus+ Set-Up
screen, press CH 5∞ or
TIME SCAN 5∞ to place
the arrow next to “CABLE
BOX BRAND SET”, then
press OK.
VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
GUIDE CHANNEL SET
GUIDE CHANNEL MAP
CABLE BOX OUTPUT
=CABLE BOX BRAND SET
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
3
ENTER CABLE BOX BRAND
Press the appropriate
NUMBER keys to enter the
Cable Box Code from the
CABLE BOX BRAND LIST
on page 19, then press
OK.
CABLE BOX BRAND SET
1
PRESS NUMBER KEY (0-9)
THEN (OK)
● If the cable box’s
PRESS (MENU) TO END
channel changes to 9,
setting is complete.
● If there are more than one code number listed for
your brand of cable box, repeat step 3 until the cable
box’s channel changes to 9.
● If you go through all listed code numbers and the
channel doesn’t change, try all other numbers
between 1 and 69. That is because, maybe, your
cable box model is not listed.
EN
19
CABLE BOX BRAND LIST
MENU
8
7
8
9
0
MENU
4
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
You can now set up the VCR Plus+ feature ( Z pg. 20).
NOTES:
● Although the supplied Controller is compatible with many
different cable box brands, it is possible that it will not work
with your cable box.
● If your cable box doesn’t respond to any code between 1 and
69, you can’t use the Controller to change cable box
channels. In this case, make sure to leave the cable box
turned on and tuned to the proper channel before the
scheduled start of timer recording.
Please contact your cable company about the possibility of
exchanging your current cable box with one that is compatible with your VCR.
● The VCR can only change the cable box channel through the
Controller during timer recording.
● If your cable box is one that can’t be operated with a remote
control (has no remote sensor), you can’t use the Controller to
change its channels. Make sure to leave the cable box turned
on and tuned to the proper channel before the scheduled start
of timer recording.
● For customers in U.S.A.: If you are unable to set the Controller, please contact JVC toll free at 1-800-252-5722.
BRAND
CODE
ARCHER
CABLEVIEW
CITIZEN
CURTIS
DIAMOND
EAGLE
EASTERN
GC BRAND
GEMINI
GENERAL ELECTRIC
GENERAL INSTRUMENTS
HAMLIN
JERROLD
MACOM, HITACHI
MAGNAVOX
MOVIETIME
NSC
OAK
PANASONIC
PHILIPS
PIONEER
PULSER
RCA
REGAL
REGENCY
SAMSUNG
SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA
SIGMA
SL MARX
SPRUCER
STARGATE
SYLVANIA
TEKNIKA
TELECAPTION
TELEVIEW
TEXSCAN
TOCOM
UNIKA
UNIVERSAL
VIDEOWAY
VIDEO TECH
VIDTER
VIEWSTAR
ZENITH
49, 52, 53, 54
49, 53
49, 53
9, 10, 62, 63
52, 53, 54
30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37
51
49, 53
8, 56
67
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,8
15, 16, 17,18
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
57, 58, 59
30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 43
44, 45, 46
44, 45, 46
19, 20, 21, 30, 47, 48
24, 25, 26
30, 31, 32, 33, 42
13, 14
49, 53
24, 25, 26
15, 16, 17, 18, 33
51
8, 13, 49, 50
9, 10, 62, 63
19, 20, 21
8, 13, 49, 50
24, 25, 26
8, 13, 49, 50
29
68, 69
27
8, 13, 49, 50
28, 29
22, 23, 64, 65, 66
52, 53, 54
38, 39, 40, 41
11, 12, 60, 61
55
55
30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37
11, 12, 60, 61
20 EN
INITIAL SETTINGS (cont.)
The VCR Plus+ timer programming system eliminates the need
to input channel, date, start and stop time data when setting the
timer record function. Simply key in the PlusCode number for
the TV program you wish to record (found in most TV listings)
and the VCR’s timer is automatically programmed.
VCR Plus+
Setup
Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel 3 or 4 (or AV
mode).
Depending on the TV or cable stations that you receive and the
channel numbers that they are received on in your area, you may
have to make certain changes in your VCR’s “Guide Channel Set”
menu to get proper results. Please read the following information
carefully to find out which tasks you need to perform.
Before VCR Plus+ setup you must have performed the following
procedures:
● Advanced Auto Clock Set (Z pg. 8) or Clock setting (Z pg. 9)
POWER
and
● Tuner setting (Z pg. 13) or Tuner and cable box setting if you
receive your TV channels through a cable box ( Z pg. 16)
Channel Number Matching
MENU
8
POWER
Most TV listings have a chart indicating the “Guide Channel”
number assigned to each station for purposes of VCR Plus+
programming. Check the chart in your TV listings and see if the
Guide Channel numbers listed for the stations you receive are
the same as the channel number on which each is received by
your VCR or cable box.
**SPECIAL NOTES FOR CABLE SUBSCRIBERS**
● In many instances, cable TV stations have VCR Plus+ Guide
Channel numbers that DO NOT match the number of the
channel on which you receive the station. Check your TV
listings, or contact your cable supplier for details.
● Many normal broadcast TV stations can be viewed on cable.
Check your TV listing, or contact your cable supplier for
details.
If the numbers match, go directly to “VCR Plus+ Timer
Programming” (Z pg. 46).
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
If the numbers are different, and you want to be able to timer
record programs from those stations, you have to inform the
VCR of the mismatch. Go to step 1. If you will not want to timer
record from those stations, you can go directly to “VCR Plus+
Timer Programming” (Z pg. 46).
0
1
MENU
2
TURN ON THE VCR
Press POWER.
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
CH
EN
3
OK
8
4
NUMBER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
21
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 3
SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to “FUNCTION
SET 3”, then press OK.
MAIN MENU
PROGRAM SET
TUNER SET
FUNCTION SET 1
FUNCTION SET 2
=FUNCTION SET 3
R.A. EDIT
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
ACCESS VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to “VCR PLUS+
SET-UP”, then press OK.
FUNCTION 3
OVERRIDE
AUTO CLOCK SET
LANGUAGE SELECT
=VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
DBS RECEIVER OUTPUT
DBS RECEIVER BRAND SET
JLIP ID NO. SET
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
● If you are using a
PRIMESTAR DBS
receiver, you may not
be able to access the
VCR PLUS+ Set-Up screen. When this happens, set
"DBS RECEIVER OUTPUT" to "OFF" (Z pg.24), then
try again from step 2.
0
CH
5
ACCESS GUIDE CHANNEL
SET SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to “GUIDE
CHANNEL SET”, then
press OK.
VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
=GUIDE CHANNEL SET
GUIDE CHANNEL MAP
CABLE BOX OUTPUT
CABLE BOX BRAND SET
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
OK
TIME SCAN
6
INPUT GUIDE CHANNEL
NUMBER
Press CH5∞, TIME
SCAN 5∞ or the
appropriate NUMBER
keys to input the Guide
Channel number as shown
in the TV listing. Then
press OK.
(Ex.) When inputting the
Guide Channel number
6 for WNJU(Ind.)
GUIDE CHANNEL SET
GUIDE CH : VCR CH
6: 6
● If you receive your
PRESS NUMBER KEY (0-9)
channels with a cable
OR (5,∞), THEN (OK)
box and if you have
PRESS (MENU) TO END
properly set your
Controller, “CABLE CH”
appears in place of “VCR CH”. If not, refer to pages
16–17 and re-perform the procedure.
CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE.
22 EN
CH
INITIAL SETTINGS (cont.)
7
OK
MENU
8
NUMBER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
INPUT RECEIVING CHANNEL
NUMBER
Press CH5∞, TIME
SCAN 5∞ or the
appropriate NUMBER keys
to input the number of the
channel on which the
Guide Channel’s broadcasts are received. Then
press OK.
(Ex.) If WNJU(Ind.) is
received on channel 47
GUIDE CHANNEL SET
GUIDE CH : VCR CH
6 : 47
PRESS NUMBER KEY (0-9)
OR (5,∞), THEN (OK)
● If there is more than one
PRESS (MENU) TO END
mismatch, repeat steps 6
and 7 for each instance.
● If you are using a DBS receiver of RCA or SONY or
ECHOSTAR, it is not possible to input channel numbers
higher than 100. To input those channels, set "DBS
RECEIVER OUTPUT" to "OFF" (Z pg.24), then try
again.
8
0
CH
9
RETURN TO VCR PLUS+
SET-UP SCREEN
Press MENU.
CHECK INPUT DATA
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to “GUIDE
CHANNEL MAP”, then
press OK.
VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
GUIDE CHANNEL SET
=GUIDE CHANNEL MAP
CABLE BOX OUTPUT
CABLE BOX BRAND SET
● The Guide Channel and
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
VCR or cable box
PRESS (MENU) TO END
channel numbers you
input appear on the
GUIDE CHANNEL MAP
screen in ascending
GUIDE : VCR
GUIDE : VCR
order. Check to ensure
6 : 47
10 : 55
you’ve entered them
12 : 41
15 : 38
33 : 28
67 : 49
correctly.
● If you entered more than
10 sets of numbers, press
PRESS (OK) TO NEXT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
OK to see the next set of
numbers.
● Guide Channel Map contains only the Guide
Channels and VCR or CABLE channels that you
entered.
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
10
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
You can now use VCR Plus+ for quick and simple timer
programming (Z pg. 46).
EN
DBS Receiver
Control
Suggested Location
Place the DBS (Direct Broadcast Satellite) receiver on top of the
VCR. Attach the VCR's Controller to the top of the VCR with the
Controller’s transmitter pointed towards the DBS receiver's
remote sensor.
Attention:
The Controller can also control a cable box. If both a DBS
receiver and a cable box are used, position the controller so its
signal reaches the remote control sensors of both the DBS
receiver and cable box.
DBS receiver
The following procedure is required if you receive satellite channels
through a DBS (Direct Broadcast Satellite) receiver and you want
your VCR to change to receiver's channels during timer recording.
The VCR can control the DBS Receiver during timer recording
using its Controller.
NOTES:
● The Controller can automatically change the DBS Receiver
channels when the VCR has been programmed using OnScreen Timer Programming (Z pg. 48).
Because satellite programming does not use PlusCode; the
Controller can not change the DBS Receiver channels during
VCR Plus+ Timer Recording.
● If a cable box is used simultaneously, it is recommended to
connect the DBS receiver to your VCR using A/V inputs.
Situate And Connect
Controller
1
2
Controller
(suggested locations)
Your VCR
DBS receiver
3
Controller
Transmitter
Connected to
ANTENNA IN
23
Connected
to VIDEO/
AUDIO IN
SITUATE CONTROLLER
Place the Controller so that the path between its
transmitter and the DBS receiver's remote sensor is
unobstructed.
ATTACH CONTROLLER
Fasten securely using the supplied adhesive strips.
CONNECT DBS RECEIVER
TO VCR
The connection method depends on the type of DBS
receiver you have.
If your DBS receiver has AUDIO and VIDEO OUT
connectors . . .
. . . connect them to the AUDIO and VIDEO IN
connectors on your VCR; if you use the input connectors other than the rear panel AUDIO and VIDEO OUT
connectors, be sure to select the correct external input
mode as described in step 4, 9 – 11, 15 on page 52. Set
the VCR to channel "AU" to use the DBS receiver.
If your DBS receiver doesn’t have AUDIO and VIDEO
OUT connectors . . .
. . . connect the antenna output connector on the DBS
receiver to the ANTENNA IN connector on the rear of
your VCR.
Set the VCR tuner to the same channel as DBS receiver
RF output. (See page 24 also.)
NOTE:
Your VCR
Refer to your DBS receiver's instruction manual during
connection.
CABLE
BOX
About Your DBS Receiver
This VCR has two separate methods to control your DBS Receiver.
● The VCR's Wireless Remote Control Unit can control your
DBS Receiver.
This eliminates the need for a separate DBS Receiver Remote
Control Unit.
● The VCR's Controller can also control your DBS receiver.
This allows the VCR to change your DBS receiver's channel
number during timer recording.
Each method must be set up separately. To set up the VCR's
Remote Control unit, refer to page 62. To set up the Controller
go to page 24.
4
CONNECT CONTROLLER
TO VCR
Connect to the CABLE BOX connector on your VCR.
24 EN
INITIAL SETTINGS (cont.)
POWER
Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel 3 or 4 (or AV
mode).
Set DBS Receiver Output
Channel
CH
1
2
OK
MENU
8
POWER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
3
0
CH
4
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
5
TURN ON THE VCR
Press POWER.
● Set the VCR to the channel (3 or 4 or AU) on which
the signals from the DBS receiver are received.
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 3
SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to “FUNCTION
SET 3”, then press OK.
MAIN MENU
PROGRAM SET
TUNER SET
FUNCTION SET 1
FUNCTION SET 2
=FUNCTION SET 3
R.A. EDIT
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
ACCESS DBS RECEIVER
OUTPUT SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to “DBS
RECEIVER OUTPUT”, then
press OK.
FUNCTION 3
OVERRIDE
AUTO CLOCK SET
LANGUAGE SELECT
VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
=DBS RECEIVER OUTPUT
DBS RECEIVER BRAND SET
JLIP ID NO. SET
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
SELECT DBS RECEIVER
OUTPUT CHANNEL
Your selection depends on
how your DBS receiver is
connected to your VCR.
DBS RECEIVER OUTPUT
=OFF
ON CH3
ON CH4
ON LINE
If your DBS receiver is
connected to your VCR
using an RF connection . . .
PRESS (5,∞), TO SELECT
. . . press CH5∞ or TIME
PRESS (MENU) TO END
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to the channel number representing the DBS
receiver's output (3–4).
If your DBS receiver is connected to your VCR’s
AUDIO/VIDEO IN connectors . . .
. . . press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to place the arrow
next to “ON LINE”.
6
RETURN TO FUNCTION
SET 3 SCREEN
Press MENU.
EN
25
CH
Set DBS Receiver Brand
NUMBER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
2
OK
MENU
8
3
0
CH
OK
ACCESS DBS RECEIVER
BRAND SET SCREEN
At the Function Set 3
screen, press CH5∞ or
TIME SCAN 5∞ to place
the arrow next to “DBS
RECEIVER BRAND SET”,
then press OK.
FUNCTION 3
OVERRIDE
AUTO CLOCK SET
LANGUAGE SELECT
VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
DBS RECEIVER OUTPUT
=DBS RECEIVER BRAND SET
JLIP ID NO. SET
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
ENTER DBS RECEIVER
BRAND
Press the appropriate
NUMBER keys to enter the
DBS Receiver Code from
the following list, then
press OK.
The unit is pre-set to code
80 (RCA) when shipped.
BRAND
RCA (DSS)
SONY (DSS)
PRIMESTAR
ECHOSTAR
TIME SCAN
● Depending on the type of DBS receiver, it is possible that the
Controller will not work with it.
● If your DBS receiver doesn’t respond to the code, you can’t
use the Controller to change satellite channels. In this case,
make sure to leave the DBS receiver turned on and tuned to
the proper channel before the scheduled start of timer
recording.
● The VCR can only change the satellite channel through the
Controller during timer recording.
● If your DBS receiver is one that can’t be operated with a
remote control (has no remote sensor), you can’t use the
Controller to change its channels. Make sure to leave the DBS
receiver turned on and tuned to the proper channel before the
scheduled start of timer recording.
● For customers in U.S.A.: If you are unable to set the Controller, please contact JVC toll free at 1-800-252-5722.
Select a channel other than channel 55, 100 or 205 on
your DBS receiver.
DBS RECEIVER BRAND SET
80
PRESS NUMBER KEY (0-9)
THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
● If the DBS receiver's
channel changes as follows, setting is complete:
RCA or SONY [ 205
PRIMESTAR [ 55
ECHOSTAR [ 100
● After OK is pressed, the program currently received
through the DBS receiver will appear for about 10
seconds.
MENU
NOTES:
TURN ON DBS RECEIVER
4
CODE
80
81
90
91
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
26 EN
SIMPLE PLAYBACK AND RECORDING
Simple
Playback
1
T
EC
TIME SCAN SHUTTLE
EJ
P/
O
ST
PLAY
Make sure the window side is up, the rear label side is
facing you and the arrow on the front of the cassette is
pointing towards the VCR. Don’t apply too much
pressure when inserting.
● The VCR’s power comes on automatically.
● The counter is automatically reset to "0H 00M 00S".
● If the cassette's record safety tab has been removed,
playback begins automatically.
Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel 3 or 4 (or AV
mode).
2
8
3
W
FF
RE
LOAD A CASSETTE
4
FIND PROGRAM START
POINT
If the tape is advanced past the start point, press REW
or turn the TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring to the left. To go
forward, press FF or turn the TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring
to the right.
START PLAYBACK
Press PLAY.
STOP PLAYBACK
Press STOP or STOP/EJECT. Then press STOP/EJECT
to remove the cassette.
Usable cassettes
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Full-Size VHS
T-30 (ST-30**)
T-60 (ST-60**)
T-90
T-120 (ST-120**)
T-160 (ST-160**)
ST-210**
Compact VHS*
TC-20 (ST-C20**)
TC-30 (ST-C30**)
TC-40 (ST-C40**)
PL
AY
0
FF (Fast-Forward)
STOP
REW (Rewind)
* Compact VHS camcorder recordings can be played on
this video recorder. Simply place the recorded cassette
into a VHS Cassette Adapter and it can be used just like
any full-sized VHS cassette.
** This VCR can record on regular VHS and Super VHS
cassettes. While only VHS signals can be recorded on
regular VHS cassettes, both VHS and Super VHS signals
can be recorded and played back using Super VHS
cassettes.
EN
Simple
Recording
1
PLAY
EC
EJ
P/
3
4
CH
SP/EP
T
8
ENTER
NUMBER
2
O
PA
ST
U
SE
REC
Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel 3 or 4 (or AV
mode).
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
5
6
0
27
LOAD A CASSETTE
Make sure the record safety tab is intact. If not, cover the
hole with adhesive tape before inserting the cassette.
SELECT RECORDING
CHANNEL
Press CH5∞. Or press the appropriate NUMBER keys,
then press ENTER. (The channel changes after a few
seconds whether you press ENTER or not.)
● If you use the RF connection, by pressing the TV/VCR
button, select VIDEO mode to view the program to be
recorded.
SET TAPE SPEED
Press SP/EP to set the recording speed.
START RECORDING
Press and hold REC and press PLAY on the remote
control, or press REC on the VCR's front panel.
PAUSE/RESUME
RECORDING
Press PAUSE. Press PLAY to resume recording.
● During record pause, you can change the recording
channel by using the CH5∞ buttons or NUMBER keys.
STOP RECORDING
Press STOP or STOP/EJECT. Then press STOP/EJECT to
remove the cassette.
TV
CR
/V
CH
Accidental erasure prevention
SP/EP
PLAY
PAUSE
STOP
REC
● To prevent accidental recording on a recorded cassette,
remove its record safety tab.
To record on it later, cover the hole with adhesive tape.
Record safety tab
28 EN
PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES
Still Picture/Frame-ByFrame Playback
Playback
Features
TIME SCAN SHUTTLE
1
IN
D
EX
AY
PL
ER
AS
E
PAUSE
TIME SCAN
SHUTTLE indicator
FF
RE
CC
MI
W
NA
ST
A
TR
ON
JOG
DY
INDEX MARK
CH
8
2
REVIEW
PAUSE DURING PLAYBACK
Press PAUSE. If there is vertical jitter, use the CH 5 or ∞
button to correct the picture.
● During still picture, the normal (mono) sound from
the previous 3 seconds (approx.) will be played back
repeatedly (provided there was at least 6 seconds of
normal playback prior to engaging the still picture
mode).
● "TIMESCAN AUDIO" must be set to "ON", or the
sound will not be heard (Z pg. 40).
ACTIVATE FRAME-BYFRAME PLAYBACK
Turn the JOG dial to the right for forward frame-byframe playback, or to the left for reverse frame-by-frame
playback.
OR
Press PAUSE repeatedly to advance one frame at a time.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
OR
Press TIME SCAN ™ or £ repeatedly to advance
one frame at a time.
Press TIME SCAN £ for forward frame by frame
playback or TIME SCAN ™ for reverse frame by frame.
0
CH
AY
PL
To resume normal playback, press PLAY.
FF
REW
PAUSE
Slow Motion/
Reverse Slow Motion
TIME SCAN ™/£
High-Speed Search
1
ACTIVATE HIGH-SPEED SEARCH
During playback or still, press FF for forward high-speed
search, or REW for reverse high-speed search.
● The TIME SCAN SHUTTLE indicator on the VCR
lights in green during high-speed search.
● The search speed is 7 times normal playback speed with
SP recordings, and 21 times normal with EP recordings.
● TimeScan will be automatically engaged during highspeed search with an SP-recorded tape.
● If during high-speed search the tape speed changes from
SP to EP the search mode will change to EP TimeScan.
● Press TIME SCAN for the opposite direction or turn
the TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring to the opposite
direction during high-speed search of an EP-recorded
tape to change to 7x TimeScan search. (Z pg. 38)
To resume normal playback, press PLAY.
NOTE:
For short searches, during playback or still, press and hold FF or
REW for over 2 seconds. When released, normal playback resumes.
1
ACTIVATE SLOW-MOTION
PLAYBACK
For hands-free slow-motion, turn the TIME SCAN
SHUTTLE ring one or two positions to the left or press
TIME SCAN ™ during playback to decrease speed in
the forward direction. Continue to turn the TIME SCAN
SHUTTLE ring to the left or press TIME SCAN ™ to
select the two reverse slow motion, reverse play and
reverse search modes.
OR
During still picture, turn the TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring
to the right for forward slow motion, or to the left for
reverse slow motion.
OR
During still picture, press and hold TIME SCAN £ for
forward slow motion, or press and hold TIME SCAN ™
for reverse slow motion. Release to return to still picture.
● Refer to the chart on pg. 39 for slow motion speeds.
To resume normal playback, press PLAY.
EN
29
Manual Tracking
Index Search
Once playback begins, the VCR’s automatic tracking function is
engaged. If noise appears in the picture, you can override this
and make the adjustment manually.
Index codes are placed on the tape at the start of each
recording. You can find and automatically play back from the
start of any recording using the Index Search function.
1
2
3
ENGAGE MANUAL
TRACKING MODE
During playback, press the CH5 and ∞ buttons on the
VCR's front panel simultaneously to cancel the
automatic tracking mode and enable manual tracking
adjust.
ADJUST MANUAL
TRACKING
Press CH5 or ∞ on the VCR's front panel or remote.
Press briefly for fine adjust, or press and hold for coarse
adjust. Watch the screen and continue adjusting until
optimum picture and sound quality are achieved.
RE-ENGAGE AUTOMATIC
TRACKING
Press the CH5 and ∞ buttons on the VCR's front panel
simultaneously.
NOTES:
● To obtain a noiseless still picture it may be necessary to adjust
tracking in slow playback and then engage Pause.
● Manual tracking is possible during hands-free slow-motion.
During hands-free slow-motion playback, simply press CH5
or ∞ on the VCR's front panel or remote to adjust tracking.
Dynamic Contrast
Use this function to improve contrast which tends to degrade
specially with wide-screen pictures.
1
2
1
2
START SEARCH
While the tape is stopped, press TIME SCAN ™ or
£.
ACCESS DISTANT CODE
To access a recording 2–9 index codes away, press
TIME SCAN ™ or £ repeatedly until the correct
number is displayed on screen (only if SUPERIMPOSE
is set to ON (Z pg. 31). Playback begins automatically
when the desired recording is located.
● If necessary press REW or FF when play starts to
search visually to find the very beginning of the
desired program.
NOTE:
An index code is not placed on the tape when recording is
paused and then resumed.
Manual Index Mark/Erase
To mark an index code...
...during playback press INDEX MARK on the VCR's front panel.
n The VCR will mark an index code at that location.
n If "SUPERIMPOSE" is set to ON (Z pg. 31), "MARK" blinks on
the screen while an index code is being marked.
To erase an index code...
...during playback or still press INDEX ERASE on the VCR's
front panel.
n The VCR will fast-forward to the nearest index code (Sound
will not be heard during this) and erase it. Playback continues
after the index code is erased.
n If "SUPERIMPOSE" is set to ON (Z pg. 31), "ERASE" blinks on
the screen while an index code is being erased.
Instant ReView
ENGAGE DYNAMIC
CONTRAST MODE
At the press of a button, you can power up your VCR, rewind the
tape and begin viewing the most recent timer-recorded program.
During playback, press DYNAMIC CONTRAST on the
VCR.
1
● The button will light up.
DISENGAGE DYNAMIC
CONTRAST MODE
Press DYNAMIC CONTRAST again.
● The button's light will go out.
NOTES:
● Turn on/off as preferred.
● The setting will remain effective even after you turn the VCR
off and on again.
ACTIVATE INSTANT REVIEW
After ensuring that the Timer mode is disengaged, press
REVIEW.
● The power comes on and the VCR rewinds to the index
code indicating the start of the last timer-recorded
program, then begins playback automatically.
● You can access a program 2–9 index codes away
from the current position on the tape. If, for example,
you have 5 programs recorded and you want to
watch the third one, press REVIEW three times.
● If necessary press REW or FF when play starts to
search visually to find the very beginning of the
desired program.
● If the tape is already rewound when REVIEW is
pressed, it will play the tape from the beginning. It
will not fast forward to an index code.
● The Instant Review function will also operate if the
VCR's power is on.
30 EN
PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES (cont.)
CH
Video Stabilizer
1
OK
MENU
8
You can correct vertical vibration when playing back unstable
EP recordings that were made on another VCR. When this
function is set to "ON", vertical vibration will be automatically
corrected. *The default setting is "OFF".
2
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
CH
3
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
4
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 2
SCREEN
Place the arrow next to
"FUNCTION SET 2" by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
MAIN MENU
PROGRAM SET
TUNER SET
FUNCTION SET 1
=FUNCTION SET 2
FUNCTION SET 3
R.A. EDIT
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
ACCESS VIDEO STABILIZER
SCREEN
Place the arrow next to
"VIDEO STABILIZER" by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
FUNCTION 2
AUTO TIMER
SUPERIMPOSE
2ND AUDIO
S-VHS MODE
SPECIAL FUNCTION
=VIDEO STABILIZER
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
ACTIVATE VIDEO
STABILIZER
Place the arrow next to
"ON" by pressing CH 5∞
or TIME SCAN 5∞.
VIDEO STABILIZER
=ON
OFF
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
5
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
NOTES:
● Regardless of the setting, this function has no effect with SP
recordings, during recording and during special-effects
playback.
● When you finish viewing the tape, be sure to set it back to
"OFF".
● Turning the VCR's power on or inserting a cassette into the
VCR will automatically turn OFF this function.
EN
31
Superimpose
CH
This function, switchable between ON and OFF, determines
whether or not operational indicators will appear on screen.
1
2
3
OK
MENU
8
ACCESS MAIN MENU SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 2 SCREEN
Place the arrow next to "FUNCTION SET 2" by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
ACCESS SUPERIMPOSE SCREEN
Place the arrow next to
"SUPERIMPOSE" by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
OSD
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
4
0
CH
FUNCTION 2
AUTO TIMER
=SUPERIMPOSE
2ND AUDIO
S-VHS MODE
SPECIAL FUNCTION
VIDEO STABILIZER
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
SELECT MODE
Place the arrow next to
"ON" or "OFF" by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞.
SUPERIMPOSE
=ON
OFF
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
5
OK
MENU
RETURN TO NORMAL SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
NOTES:
TIME SCAN
● If you engage the Record Pause mode, RECORD/PAUSE is
displayed whether "SUPERIMPOSE" is set to "ON" or "OFF".
● If you press OSD during playback VIDEO STABILIZER OFF or
VIDEO STABILIZER ON will be displayed in the center of the
TV screen.
To recall an indication
1 Press OSD.
n All indications corresponding to the current status are
displayed for 5 seconds, leaving the counter information,
and RECORD/PAUSE if in the Record Pause mode, on
the screen. (No indication during still and search.)
2 Press OSD again to clear the display.
The superimposed indication on the TV screen tells you what the VCR is doing.
Tuned-in channel or AUX(iliary) mode
When the channel is changed, the new
channel is displayed on the screen for 5
seconds.
Clock time
Tape position indicator
"Cassette Loaded" mark
When a cassette is loaded, the mark is
displayed for 5 seconds. It blinks when the
VCR's EJECT button is pushed.
CH 125
THU 12:00 AM
B
NORM
HI–FI
+
RECORD
PAUSE
] SP
+
COUNT
+
E
INDEX-1
MEMORY OFF
–1:23:45
Audio mode indicators
Operation mode
When the operation mode is changed,
the new mode is displayed — RECORD
(5 sec.), PLAY (5 sec.), FF/REW (5 sec.
when engaged from Stop mode),
RECORD PAUSE (for as long as Pause is
engaged), and ITR *:** (5 sec.).
Tape speed indicator
INDEX indication
Counter reading
Counter memory on/off
32 EN
PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES (cont.)
Select The Soundtrack
CH
Your VCR can record two soundtracks simultaneously (Normal
and Hi-Fi) and play back the selected one, or both together.
1
OK
MENU
8
2
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
CH
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
3
4
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU during playback or when VCR is in stop
mode.
● If the VCR Plus+ screen appears press MENU again.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 1
SCREEN
Place the arrow next to
"FUNCTION SET 1" by
pressingCH 5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
ACCESS AUDIO MONITOR
SCREEN
Place the arrow next to
"AUDIO MONITOR" by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
NOTES:
● If the tape being played back has no Hi-Fi soundtrack, the
Normal soundtrack will be heard no matter what choice you
make at the Audio Select screen.
● If you select "HI-FI" or "MIX", the L and R symbols near the
audio level meters will be illuminated. L and R will be
deactivated when playing back a normal (mono) tape.
● If RF connection is used for TV, even if Hi-Fi audio monitor is
selected the sound will be mono and will be reproduced in
both loudspeakers.
FUNCTION 1
=AUDIO MONITOR
TIMESCAN AUDIO
AUX INPUT
TAPE DUB MODE
CA RECORD
CA PLAYBACK
HI-FI REC LEVEL
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
SELECT MODE
You have three choices:
a– Hi-Fi
b– Normal
c– Mix
Place the arrow next to your
choice by pressing CH5∞
or TIME SCAN 5∞.
5
MAIN MENU
PROGRAM SET
TUNER SET
=FUNCTION SET 1
FUNCTION SET 2
FUNCTION SET 3
R.A. EDIT
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
AUDIO MONITOR
=HI-FI
NORM
MIX
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
EN
33
PLAY
Repeat Playback
1
8
STOP
START REPEAT
Press and hold PLAY (until "PLAY" blinks on the front
display panel) during playback, then release.
VIDEO
PLAY
SP
H
M
S
W
FF
RE
● The entire tape is played back 20 times.
2
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
PL
AY
0
To stop, press STOP at any time.
NOTE:
Pressing PLAY, REW, FF, PAUSE or TIME SCAN ™ or
£ also stops Repeat Playback.
Counter Reset
PL
AY
D
IS
C.RESET
1
STOP REPEAT
RESET COUNTER TO ZERO
Press C.RESET.
NOTE:
By pressing the DISPLAY button, you can change the
display to show the counter reading, channel number,
clock time or tape remaining time. (Channel number is
not displayed during playback.)
FF
REW
PAUSE
When REW or FF is pressed, with the Counter Memory
activated, the tape will return to the counter position "zero".
STOP
C.MEMORY
Counter Memory
E
M
TI
AN
SC
1
2
ACTIVATE COUNTER
MEMORY
Press C.RESET during playback at a point you want to have
quick access to later. The counter reads “0H 00M 00S”.
Then press C.MEMORY. The Counter Memory indicator
in the front display panel lights.
RETURN TO COUNTER
POSITION ZERO
Press STOP (during playback), then press REW or FF.
The tape rewinds or fast-forwards and stops at approximately “0H 00M 00S” automatically.
● To cancel Counter Memory, press C.MEMORY.
34 EN
TIME SCAN SHUTTLE
PLAY
POWER
PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES (cont.)
W
FF
MENU
8
Tape Position Indicator
The Tape position indicator
appears on screen when, from the
stop mode, you press FF, REW, or
use the TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring,
or perform an Index Search or
Instant ReView. The position of "
" in relation to "B" (Beginning) or
"E" (End) shows you where you are
on the tape.
B
+
+
COUNT
+
E
0:33:27
NOTE:
RE
"SUPERIMPOSE" must be set to "ON", or the indicator will not
appear (Z pg. 31).
Next-Function Memory
POWER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
The Next Function Memory “tells” the VCR what to do after
rewinding. * Before continuing, ensure that the VCR is in stop
mode.
a– For Automatic Start Of Playback After Tape Rewind . . .
. . . press REW, then press PLAY within 2 seconds.
b– For Automatic Power Off After Tape Rewind . . .
. . . press REW, then press POWER within 2 seconds.
c– For Automatic Timer Standby After Tape Rewind . . .
. . . press REW, then press TIMER within 2 seconds.
NOTE:
TIMER
If you want the "next function" to automatically start when the
counter reads "0H 00M 00S" (instead of at the beginning of the
tape), press C. MEMORY so that the counter memory indicator
appears on the front display panel before pressing REW or FF.
AY
PL
FF
REW
M
EN
U
C.MEMORY
AV COMPU LINK Playback
Your VCR is compatible with JVC’s AV COMPU LINK components,
including amplifiers (or receivers) and televisions. AV COMPU
LINK provides one touch control of the audio and video components that are linked via their AV COMPU LINK connectors.
For example: simply load a cassette in the VCR and press PLAY
and the AV COMPU LINK components automatically power on,
the TV's AV mode is selected and the VCR goes into play mode.
(PLAY need not be pressed if the cassette's record safety tab is
removed.)
1
2
3
MAKE CONNECTION
Connect your VCR to an AV COMPU LINK component
as shown in the illustration on page 35.
● The mini-plug cable is a mono 3.5 mm mini-plug to
mono 3.5 mm mini-plug connector.
TURN ON THE VCR
Press POWER.
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
CH
PLAY
EN
4
5
6
7
8
9
4
5
OK
MENU
8
0
CH
6
PLAY
35
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 2
SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to place the arrow
next to “FUNCTION SET 2”, then press OK.
ACCESS SPECIAL
FUNCTION SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to “SPECIAL
FUNCTION”, then press
OK.
FUNCTION 2
AUTO TIMER
SUPERIMPOSE
2ND AUDIO
S-VHS MODE
=SPECIAL FUNCTION
VIDEO STABILIZER
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
ENABLE AV COMPU LINK
PLAYBACK
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN
5∞ to place the arrow next
to “AV COMPU LINK”.
SPECIAL FUNCTION
R.A. EDIT/PAUSE
=AV COMPU-LINK
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
7
Example
Your VCR
8
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
PERFORM AV COMPU LINK
PLAYBACK
Simply insert a cassette and press PLAY (if the cassette’s
record safety tab has been removed, playback begins
automatically). Linked components are turned on, and
the TV set to its AV mode, automatically!
NOTE:
VIDEO OUT
VIDEO IN
AUDIO
OUT
Audio/Video
cable (supplied)
AUDIO IN
AV COMPU LINK
Television
AV COMPU LINK II
(VCR ONLY)
PAUSE/SPECIAL
FUNCTION
Mini-plug cable
(supplied)
Connection varies depending on the type of JVC TV you have.
Please refer to the TV’s instruction manual when making this
connection.
36 EN
PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES (cont.)
Commercial Advance
Your VCR is eqipped with the Commercial Advance feature, which can automatically fast-motion the tape during playback to skip
over previously recorded TV commercials.
Commercial Advance works as follows:
1
When recording is finished, the following display will appear on the screen and the VCR's front display panel.
MARKING COMMERCIALS
WILL BE EXECUTED.
* In case of timer recording, these
PRESS (OK) TO START
PRESS (STOP) TO CANCEL
NOTE:
displays will appear when all the preset
programs are recorded. If you press
TIMER to disengage the timer mode,
these displays will appear even if all
the programs are not recorded yet.
Commercials can only be marked if Commercial Advance
Record is enabled (Z pg. 37).
2
a– Press OK and step 2 will take place.
b– If you do not want to use Commercial Advance for the
recorded program, press STOP.
c– If neither button is pressed within 60 seconds after the
displays appear, step 2 will take place automatically.
IMPORTANT
If you press STOP in this step or stop marking midway in step
2 before the VCR is finished marking the commercials, data
necessary for Commercial Advance will be lost and this feature
will not work with the recording you made.
The VCR rewinds the tape automatically to the beginning of the recording and seeks out the commercial groups which
have been detected.
During search and marking
Search and marking
Program
Commercial Commercial Commercial
MARKING COMMERCIALS
* If you want to stop marking
midway, press STOP so that
"MARKING IN PROCESS" appears on
the screen and "CA" blinks on the
front display panel. While those are
displayed (for 5 seconds), press STOP again to cancel Commercial
Advance marking of the rest of the recordings.
* If you want to watch a TV program while the VCR is marking
commercials, first press TV/VCR on the remote control, then use the
TV's channel selector to select the channel you want to watch.
3
During playback, the VCR automatically (when enabled
Z pg. 37) fast-motions with TimeScan (Z pg. 38) during
the commercial groups that were marked in step 2 .
* When Commercial Advance is forwarding the tape to skip
over commercials, "CA SKIP" will be displayed in the top right
corner of the TV screen.
MARK
Commercial group
Program
MARK
After having marked the start and end of all commercial
groups of the recording(s), the VCR goes to its Stop mode. In
the case of timer recording or Instant Timer Recording, the
VCR shuts off automatically.
Forward fast-motion
playback (TimeScan)
Playback
Program
Playback
Commercial Commercial Commercial
MARK
Commercial group
Program
MARK
NOTES:
● The Commercial Advance Record processes marks the tape when the picture fades to black and the audio fades to silence. Normally there is a
period of black and no audio at the beginning and end of commercials.
● A black screen or a scene with no audio signal during a program may be detected as the start or end of a commercial.
● When using the timer to record two adjacent shows on the same channel, better commercial detection accuracy can be obtained by programming each show separately.
● If you record over a commercial start or end mark the Commercial Advance feature will not work correctly.
● Commercial Advance tested with 6 hours recordings, longer recordings may be possible depending on the number of commercials contained in
the broadcast.
● The VCR will resume normal playback after skipping 15 minutes of tape if no commercial group end mark is detected.
● If the end of the tape is reached during recording, the display as illustrated in step 1 appears, then...
• in the case of timer recording or Instant Timer Recording, after step 2 takes place, the cassette will be ejected and the power will shut off.
• in the case of normal recording, after step 2 takes place, the VCR will rewind to the beginning of the tape.
● During automatic commercial skipping, if the user presses STOP or PLAY, the VCR will resume normal play; furthermore, if the tape is reversed
to before the commercial group and played, the commercial group will not automatically be skipped.
● If an index code or the end of a recording is detected during Commercial Advance's forward fast-motion playback, normal playback resumes
automatically.
● Commercial Advance disables commercial marking when the recording is less than 15 minutes.
● Commercial Advance does not mark the start of a commercial group when it is in the first or last two minutes of a recording.
● Commercial Advance does not mark commercial groups which are less than 59 seconds or groups which contain only one commercial.
● Some portions of programs may be detected as commercials.
● Some commercials may not be detected properly.
CH
EN
O
K
MENU
8
SK
IP
SE
AR
CH
CH
5
6
7
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
"CA(Commercial Advance) RECORD" and "CA PLAYBACK" are
set to " OFF " at the factory. To set Commercial Advance
perform the following steps to set "CA RECORD" to "ON" and
"CA PLAYBACK" to "AUTO".
1
2
3
4
MAIN MENU
PROGRAM SET
TUNER SET
=FUNCTION SET 1
FUNCTION SET 2
FUNCTION SET 3
R.A. EDIT
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
ACCESS CA RECORD SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to "CA
RECORD", then press OK.
FUNCTION 1
AUDIO MONITOR
TIMESCAN AUDIO
AUX INPUT
TAPE DUB MODE
=CA RECORD
CA PLAYBACK
HI-FI REC LEVEL
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
SELECT MODE
Place the arrow next to
"ON" by pressing CH5∞
or TIME SCAN 5∞.
● If you don't want to use
Commercial Advance,
set it to "OFF".
COMMERCIAL ADVANCE
RECORD
Press MENU.
ACCESS CA PLAYBACK SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to place the arrow
next to "CA PLAYBACK", then press OK.
SELECT MODE
Place the arrow next to
"AUTO" by pressing CH5∞
or TIME SCAN 5∞.
=AUTO
MANUAL
● Select "AUTO" to
OFF
automatically skip over
CA recorded commerPRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
cials during playback.
PRESS (MENU) TO END
● Select "MANUAL" to
manually skip over CA recorded commercials by
pressing SKIP SEARCH.
● Select "OFF" to disable CA Playback of CA recorded
commercials.
● Press SKIP SEARCH during playback, with "MANUAL"
(or "AUTO") selected, to fast-motion the tape to the
end of the next commercial group or to the end of the
recording, and then resume normal playback.
8
RETURN TO NORMAL SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
NOTES:
● If you set "CA RECORD" to "ON" while recording is in
progress, the VCR will mark an index code at that location.
● You cannot change the "CA PLAYBACK" setting during
Commercial Advance fast-motion playback.
● While recording is in progress with "CA RECORD" set to
"ON", you cannot mark an index code manually, nor change
the recording tape speed.
● During playback with "CA PLAYBACK" set to "OFF", pressing
SKIP SEARCH starts fast-motion playback for 30 seconds on
the counter (Z pg. 39).
● Adding or erasing index marks codes (Z pg. 29) during a
group of commercials can cause incorrect CA Playback.
● If there is a power outage while recording is in progress
with "CA RECORD" set to "ON" (Z pg. 37), commercials
that are recorded after the power is restored may not be
detected properly.
● If you want to stop recording when "CA RECORD" is set to
"ON" (Z pg. 37), be sure to press STOP. If you press
POWER or TIMER to stop recording, that may affect
detection accuracy for commercials recorded afterwards.
=ON
OFF
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
COMMERCIAL ADVANCE
PLAYBACK
If you press SKIP SEARCH during a commercial, the
VCR may not resume normal playback at the end of the
group of commercial. If this occurs press PLAY or STOP
to resume normal playback.
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to "FUNCTION
SET 1", then press OK.
RETURN TO FUNCTION SET 1 SCREEN
NOTE:
ACCESS MAIN MENU SCREEN
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 1 SCREEN
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U.S. Pat. No. 5,333,091
38 EN
PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES (cont.)
Your VCR is equipped with the TimeScan function. TimeScan
allows noise free pictures to be displayed on your TV screen in
the forward and reverse search modes. Audio will be played back
at normal speed during any of the TimeScan modes (Z pg. 39).
TimeScan allows you to view a program in search mode while
listening to the audio.
TimeScan
TIME SCAN SHUTTLE INDICATOR
PLAY
TIME SCAN INDICATOR
8
NOTES:
● "TIMESCAN AUDIO" must be set to "ON", or the sound will
not be heard in TimeScan mode (Z pg. 40).
● The audio will not synchronize with the video in TimeScan
modes.
● In Pause mode 3 seconds (approx.) of audio will be played
back repeatedly. ( Z pg. 28)
● In TimeScan search modes some of the audio information will
not be played so that the audio can keep up with the video.
TIME SCAN SHUTTLE
Audio signal during TimeScan
Playback tape
1
2 3 4 5
Sound of 1, 3 and 5 is heard.
Sound of 2 and 4 is not heard.
Output audio signal is normal (monaural) sound.
Variable-Speed Search/
Reverse Play
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
PL
AY
0
ACTIVATE VARIABLE-SPEED
SEARCH
During playback or still, turn the VCR's TIME SCAN
SHUTTLE ring. It remains at that position even after you
release it. Each time it passes a click position, the
playback speed changes.
(Refer to the chart on pg 39 for playback speeds).
OR
During playback, press TIME SCAN ™ or £.
TIME SCAN
● To increase the speed in the forward direction, press
£ repeatedly to select the various forward search
modes.
● To decrease the speed in the forward direction, press
™.
● To play in reverse slow motion, and in reverse play
mode, continue to press ™ after selecting all the
forward slow motion modes.
(Refer to the chart on pg 39 for playback speeds).
To resume normal playback, press PLAY.
EN
39
TimeScan
Reverse
Names of
special-effects
playback
Speed
VCR's Time
Scan shuttle
indicator
Audio output
Search
-7x
-5x
Play
-3x
SEARCH
Green
Audio is output.
-1x
Forward
Slow-Motion
-1/6x
-1/18x
*Still
0
Slow-Motion
1/18x
1/6x
SLOW
6
SLOW
Orange
Red
Orange
Audio is not output.
Play
1x
Search
2x 3x
5x 7x
SEARCH
Green
Audio is output.
* Still mode cannot be engaged using the remote control's TIME SCAN button.
●
●
●
●
●
●
●
●
●
●
●
●
●
●
The VCR's TimeScan indicator lights during TimeScan.
The speed is shown in the upper right corner of the TV screen for approx. 5 seconds.
The TimeScan search speed is the same for SP and EP recordings.
To resume normal playback, press PLAY.
When using the VCR's TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring, the playback speed may not change depending on how far it is turned.
When using the VCR's TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring, the playback speed will change up to 7x and -7x search speeds. Turning
the TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring further will not increase the search speed.
Picture may be distorted at the position where the recording speed is switched.
The picture may be noisy for a moment when you change the playback speed.
During high-speed search with a tape containing both SP and EP recordings, where the recording tape speed switches from EP
to SP, the search speed will change automatically to 7x normal playback speed with TimeScan.
Depending on the tape in use, noise may appear or the upper part of the picture may be distorted.
Picture may appear distorted in comparison to normal playback.
In TimeScan mode there will be a time lag between the video and the audio and noise may appear in the audio signal.
TimeScan sound quality will differ in comparison to normal playback.
When the playback direction is reversed, it takes approximately 6 seconds until sound is heard.
If you don't want to hear TimeScan audio, set "TIMESCAN AUDIO" to "OFF" (Z pg. 40).
Skip Search
1
SKIP SEARCH
SKIP OVER UNWANTED
SECTIONS
Press SKIP SEARCH 1 to 4 times during playback, with
"CA PLAYBACK" set to "OFF" (Z pg. 37). Each
press initiates a 30-second period of fast- motion
playback. Normal playback resumes automatically.
NOTE:
To return to normal playback during a Skip Search,
press PLAY.
40 EN
PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES (cont.)
TimeScan Audio
CH
The audio output can be set ON/OFF during TimeScan. Select
ON/OFF as required.
*The default setting is "ON".
1
OK
MENU
8
2
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
3
0
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 1
SCREEN
Place the arrow next to "FUNCTION SET 1" by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
ACCESS TIMESCAN
AUDIO SCREEN
Place the arrow next to
"TIMESCAN AUDIO" by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
CH
MENU
OK
4
TIME SCAN
FUNCTION 1
AUDIO MONITOR
=TIMESCAN AUDIO
AUX INPUT
TAPE DUB MODE
CA RECORD
CA PLAYBACK
HI-FI REC LEVEL
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
SELECT MODE
Place the arrow next to
"ON" or "OFF" by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN
5∞.
TIMESCAN AUDIO
=ON
OFF
PRESS (5,∞), TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
5
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
EN
Record One Program While
Watching Another
Recording
Features
1
OSD
3
5
6
7
8
9
0
/V
CR
2
4
TV
C.RESET
1
DISPLAY
Display Tape Remaining Time
1
2
3
DISPLAY COUNTER
INFORMATION
Press OSD.
All indications corresponding to the VCR's current
status are displayed for 5 seconds. The counter display
remains on the screen indicating the elapsed time.
DISPLAY TAPE REMAINING
TIME
2
● The tape remaining time is calculated based on the
tape speed (SP or EP) being used. The indicated
remaining time is only an estimate.
● Press DISPLAY to change the on-screen display from
REMAIN to COUNT and vice versa; and to show
counter reading, channel number, clock time or tape
remaining time on the front display panel. Then
channel number will not be displayed when the VCR
is playing a tape.
EXIT THE DISPLAY
Press OSD again.
● "SUPERIMPOSE" must be set to "ON", or the on-screen
display will not appear (Z pg. 31).
● Near the beginning of the tape, the tape remaining estimate
may be inaccurate. However, the estimate becomes more
accurate as the tape comes closer to the end.
● Depending on the type of tape used, the tape remaining time
reading may not appear right away, or may not be correct.
"--:--" may sometimes appear, or the display may blink on
occasion.
● The tape remaining time indication is not accurate when
using VHS-C tapes with VHS-C adapter.
ENGAGE TV MODE
During recording...
● Press TV/VCR. The VCR's VIDEO indicator goes out.
(If you are using the RF connection (Z pg. 6) to view
the output from your VCR, the TV broadcast being
recorded disappears.)
● If you are using the AV connection ( Z pg. 6) or
S-VIDEO connection (Z pg. 7) to view the output
from your VCR, change the TV's input mode from AV
to TV.
SELECT CHANNEL FOR
VIEWING
Use the TV’s channel selector to set the channel you
want to watch.
Display Elapsed Recording
Time
1
Press DISPLAY until "REMAIN" appears on screen. The
approximate tape remaining time appears on the TV
screen and VCR display panel.
NOTES:
41
2
RESET COUNTER TO ZERO
Before recording starts, press C.RESET. The counter
resets to zero and displays the exact elapsed time as the
tape runs.
DISPLAY ELAPSED TIME ON
SCREEN
During recording, press OSD at any time to see the
elapsed time. All indications corresponding to the
current status of the VCR are displayed for 5 seconds.
The counter display remains on the screen indicating the
elapsed time. Press OSD again to remove the display.
● Make sure "SUPERIMPOSE" is set to "ON" (Z pg. 31).
● The indications are not be recorded.
● Press DISPLAY to change to the COUNT display if
REMAIN is displayed.
42 EN
PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES (cont.)
S-VHS (Super VHS) and VHS
S-VHS indicator
CH
Your VCR can record in either S-VHS or VHS.
To record in S-VHS;
● insert a cassette marked "S-VHS", the S-VHS indicator will
light.
● then, perform the steps 1 - 5 below to set the "S-VHS MODE"
to "AUTO".
The S-VHS recording mode will be automatically selected.
To record in VHS;
● insert a cassette marked "VHS".
The VHS recording mode will be automatically selected
regardless of the S-VHS mode setting.
OK
MENU
8
To record in VHS on an S-VHS cassette;
● insert the cassette marked "S-VHS", the S-VHS indicator will
light.
● then, perform the steps 1 - 5 below to set the "S-VHS MODE"
to "OFF"; the S-VHS indicator will go out.
The VHS recording mode will be selected.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
CH
1
2
MENU
OK
TIME SCAN
3
4
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 2
SCREEN
Place the arrow next to "FUNCTION SET 2" by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
ACCESS S-VHS MODE
SCREEN
Place the arrow next to
"S-VHS MODE" by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
FUNCTION 2
AUTO TIMER
SUPERIMPOSE
2ND AUDIO
=S-VHS MODE
SPECIAL FUNCTION
VIDEO STABILIZER
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
SELECT MODE
Place the arrow next to
"AUTO" or "OFF" by
pressing CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞.
S-VHS MODE
=AUTO
OFF
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
5
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
EN
43
CH
Stereo And SAP
(Second Audio Program)
Your VCR’s built-in MTS decoder enables reception of Multichannel TV Sound broadcasts.
● The ST indicator on the front display panel lights during
stereo broadcast reception, and SAP lights during SAP
program reception.
● Both indicators light when a stereo program is accompanied
by SAP audio.
To Record Stereo Programs . . .
. . . simply follow the basic recording procedure.
OK
MENU
8
To Listen To Stereo Soundtrack During Recording . . .
. . . select "HI-FI" at the Audio Monitor screen (Z pg. 32).
To Record SAP Programs . . .
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
0
CH
2
MENU
OK
TIME SCAN
3
4
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 2
SCREEN
Place the arrow next to "FUNCTION SET 2" by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
ACCESS 2ND AUDIO
SCREEN
Place the arrow next to "2ND AUDIO" by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
SELECT MODE
Place the arrow next to
"ON" by pressing CH5∞
or TIME SCAN 5∞.
2ND AUDIO
=ON
OFF
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
5
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
NOTES:
● If a SAP program is received, the SAP audio is recorded on
both the Normal and Hi-Fi tracks. The main audio program is
not recorded.
● If a non-SAP program is received, the main audio is recorded
on both the Hi-Fi and Normal audio tracks.
44 EN
PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES (cont.)
CH
Hi-Fi Audio Recording Level
Control
Your VCR allows manual adjustment of the Hi-Fi audio
recording level. Although the preset audio recording level is
satisfactory for normal recording, if the sound you are going to
record is too loud or too low, adjust the audio recording level
while referring to the VCR's audio level meters.
O
K
REW
FF
MENU
8
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
2
3
0
CH
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 1
SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to place the arrow
next to “FUNCTION SET 1”, then press OK.
ACCESS HI-FI REC LEVEL
SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN 5∞ to place the
arrow next to “HI-FI REC
LEVEL”, then press OK.
FF
REW
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
4
FUNCTION 1
AUDIO MONITOR
TIMESCAN AUDIO
AUX INPUT
TAPE DUB MODE
CA RECORD
CA PLAYBACK
=HI-FI REC LEVEL
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
SELECT MODE
Place the arrow next to
“MANUAL” by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN
5∞.
HI-FI REC LEVEL CONTROL
PRESET
=MANUAL
PRESS
PRESS
(REW)
(FF)
MIN------*------MAX
PRESS (5, ∞ ) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
5
NOTE:
● Noise will increase if the recording level is too low, while
distortion will increase if the level is too high.
6
ADJUST AUDIO
RECORDING LEVEL
Press FF or REW.
● To move the on-screen's audio levels by one division
of the scale, press FF or REW briefly for 5 times in
succession. To move the audio levels faster, keep FF
or REW presssed.
● Adjust the recording level while watching the VCR's
audio level meters. Set the level so that maximum
volume causes the meters to vary between 0dB to 4dB.
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary to exit.
TIMER RECORDING
EN
REC
Instant Timer
Recording
(ITR)
This easy method lets you record for from 30 minutes to 6 hours
(selectable in 30-min. increments), and shuts the VCR off after
recording is finished.
1
2
8
3
START RECORDING
Press REC on the front panel.
ENGAGE ITR MODE
Press REC again. ITR blinks and 0:30 appears on the
front display panel.
SET RECORDING
DURATION
If you want to record for more than 30 minutes, press
REC to extend the time. Each press extends recording
time by 30 minutes.
NOTES:
REC
ITR
VIDEO
SP
45
● You can only perform ITR using the REC button on the VCR's
front panel.
● After you set the ITR time, the previous display reappears.
● To check the remaining time, press REC once during recording and the remaining time will be displayed for about 5
seconds. Be careful not to press REC again within these 5
seconds, or you will round the recording time up to the next
30 minute increment.
46 EN
TIMER RECORDING (cont.)
VCR Plus+
Timer
Programming
● Before VCR Plus+ Timer programming, see "VCR Plus+
Setup" on page 20.
● Turn on the TV and select the VCR channel 3 or 4 (or AV
mode).
8
Timer recording allows you to program the VCR to
automatically record a program which will be broadcast at
some future time.
The timer record function can be programmed using VCR Plus+
or On-Screen Timer Programming. (Z pg. 48)
During VCR Plus+ and on-screen programming, the IllumiGuide feature tells you which button on the remote control
must be pressed next by lighting the relevant buttons. The
Illumi-Guide feature is activated by the ILLUMI GUIDE button
on the remote control. The Illumi-Guide feature is only active
when the remote control's TV/CABLE/DBS/VCR switch is set to
"VCR". (Illumi-Guide is an optional help feature which makes
programming easier. It is not necessary to use Illumi-Guide to
program the VCR.)
1
4
5
6
7
8
9
/V
3
/D
AB
LE
0
TV
/C
CANCEL
OK
MENU
ILLUMI GUIDE
When Using The Illumi-Guide Feature
● Buttons light or blink on the remote control for
approximately 10 seconds. If the button or buttons extinguish
during timer programming, press ILLUMI GUIDE and the
button or buttons previously lit or blinking come back on. If
the button or buttons do not re-light or start blinking again,
press MENU as many times as necessary to return to the
normal screen and extinguish all illuminated buttons,
and re-perform the timer programming procedure from the
beginning.
● If for some reason the remote control's signal is not received
by the VCR, press MENU as many times as necessary to
return to the normal screen and extinguish all
illuminated buttons, and re-perform the timer programming
procedure from the beginning.
Make sure the record safety tab is present.
● The VCR’s power comes on automatically.
ACCESS VCR PLUS+ SCREEN
To use the Illumi-Guide
feature press ILLUMI
GUIDE. The MENU, REW,
PLAY and FF buttons will
light.
Press MENU on the remote
control.
VCR PLUS+
PRESS NUMBER KEY(0-9)
PRESS (MENU) TO MAIN MENU
● The clock must be set in
order to access the VCR Plus+ screen. If you haven’t
set the clock, the Main Menu screen appears when
you press MENU. Refer to page 8 for the Advanced
Auto Clock Set procedure or page 9 for the clock
setting procedure.
● If you are using a PRIMESTAR DBS receiver, you may
not be able to access the VCR PLUS+ screen. When
this happens, set "DBS RECEIVER OUTPUT" to "OFF"
(Z pg.24), then press MENU on the remote control.
● If you are using the Illumi-Guide feature, the following
buttons will light up: NUMBER keys (0 – 9), CANCEL
and MENU.
BS
NUMBER
2
CR
2
1
LOAD A CASSETTE
3
ENTER PLUSCODE NUMBER
Press the appropriate NUMBER keys to enter the
PlusCode number printed in the TV listings for the TV
program you wish to record.
● To make corrections, press CANCEL and input the
correct PlusCode number.
● If the PlusCode number you input is incorrect,
"ERROR" may appear on the screen to advise you of
the error. This happens when the PlusCode number is
for a program which has already passed. "ERROR" is
displayed for about 4 seconds and the VCR Plus+
screen reappears (step 2).
● If you are using the Illumi-Guide feature, OK blinks
when the following buttons are lit: NUMBER keys
(0 – 9), CANCEL and MENU.
EN
4
NUMBER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
TIMER
"
"8
R
BE
/E
P
N
U
M
CH
SP
MENU
OK
CHECK INPUT DATA
Press OK and the Program
screen appears.
The PlusCode number you
entered appears in the
Program screen. Check to
make sure it’s accurate.
PROGRAM 1
(VCR PLUS+ 12345678)
DATE
12/24 WED
START
8:00 PM
STOP
9:00 PM
CHANNEL
8 SP
PRESS (8=DAILY, 9=WEEKLY
SP/EP=REC SPEED)
● To timer-record daily or
PRESS (MENU) TO END
weekly serials, press
DAILY (NUMBER “8”) or
WEEKLY (NUMBER “9”). “DAILY” or “WEEKLY”
appears on the Program screen. Pressing the button
again makes each corresponding display disappear.
● If you made a mistake, press CANCEL and, after
pressing MENU as many times as necessary to access
the VCR Plus+ screen, input the correct PlusCode
number.
● If you are using the Illumi-Guide feature, MENU
lights up for about 10 seconds.
NUMBER "9"
0
47
5
TIME SCAN
6
7
8
SET TAPE SPEED
Press SP/EP.
CHECK/CORRECT INPUT
DATA
If the data is correct as it is, go to step 7. If not, press
OK or TIME SCAN ™£ until the item you want to
change begins to blink. Then press the appropriate
NUMBER keys, CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to obtain
the desired setting.
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
● Press just once to access the Auto Timer screen
(Z pg. 51).
ENGAGE TIMER MODE
Press TIMER. The VCR turns off automatically.
NOTES:
● To disengage the timer before recording starts, press TIMER
again. Pressing once more re-engages it.
● In case of a power failure after programming, the VCR’s
memory backup keeps your selections for approximately
20 hours.
● When timer-recording cable channels received through a
Cable Box, be sure to keep the Cable Box set to ON.
48 EN
TIMER RECORDING (cont.)
On-Screen
Timer
Programming
8
You can directly program the VCR’s timer to record up to 8
shows, as far as a year in advance. Remember, the clock must be
set before you can program the timer (Z pg. 8 or 9).
You can also use the optional Illumi-Guide feature, where the
relevant buttons on the remote control light to tell you which
button to press next. The Illumi-Guide feature is activated by the
ILLUMI GUIDE button on the remote control. The Illumi-Guide
feature is only active when the remote control's TV/CABLE/VCR
switch is set to "VCR". (Illumi-Guide is an optional help feature
which makes programming easier. It is not necessary to use
Illumi-Guide to program the VCR.)
1
OK
MENU
CH
NUMBER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
2
LOAD A CASSETTE
Make sure the record safety tab is intact. If not, cover
the hole with adhesive tape, then load.
● The VCR comes on, and the counter is reset,
automatically.
ACCESS ON-SCREEN
MENU
To use the Illumi-Guide feature press ILLUMI GUIDE.
The MENU, REW, PLAY and FF buttons will light.
Press MENU as many times as necessary to bring up the
Main Menu screen.
● If you are using the Illumi-Guide feature, MENU
lights up and OK blinks.
0
CH
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
ILLUMI GUIDE
When Using The Illumi-Guide Feature
● Buttons light or blink on the remote control for
approximately 10 seconds. If the button or buttons extinguish
during timer programming, press ILLUMI GUIDE and the
button or buttons previously lit or blinking come back on. If
the button or buttons do not re-light or start blinking again,
press MENU as many times as necessary to return to the
normal screen and extinguish all illuminated buttons,
and re-perform the timer programming procedure from the
beginning.
● If for some reason the remote control's signal is not received
by the VCR, press MENU as many times as necessary to
return to the normal screen and extinguish all
illuminated buttons, and re-perform the timer programming
procedure from the beginning.
3
4
ACCESS PROGRAM SET
SCREEN
Make sure the arrow is to the left of "PROGRAM SET",
then press OK.
● If you are using the Illumi-Guide feature, OK blinks
when the following buttons are lit: NUMBER keys (0
– 9), TIME SCAN, CANCEL and MENU.
SELECT PROGRAM NUMBER
Press the appropriate
PROGRAM 1
NUMBER keys or CH5∞ or
DATE
--/-TIME SCAN 5∞ to select a
START
- - : - - AM
vacant program number,
STOP
- - : - - AM
CHANNEL
- - SP
then press OK. The first time
you set the timer programPRESS NUMBER KEY(0-9)
ming function, all the
OR ( 5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
program numbers will be
blank; in this case just press
OK when the Program Set screen appears.
● If you are using the Illumi-Guide feature, OK blinks
when the following buttons are lit: NUMBER keys
(0 – 9), TIME SCAN, CANCEL and MENU.
CH
EN
8
OK
MENU
5
NUMBER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
TIMER
"
"8
R
BE
N
U
M
● To timer-record a program received with a cable box
or DBS receiver, directly enter the channel that the
cable box or the DBS receiver receives it on.
● If you are using a DBS receiver of RCA or SONY or
ECHOSTAR, when one of the channels between 100
and 999 is entered, the VCR recognizes it as a
satellite channel and shows "DBS" on screen next to
the tape speed indication. To timer-record a cable
channel between 100 and 199, be sure to set "DBS
RECEIVER OUTPUT" to "OFF" (Z pg.24).
● If you are using a PRIMESTAR DBS receiver, the VCR
recognizes any entered channel as a satellite channel
and shows "DBS" on screen next to the tape speed
indication. To timer-record a cable or regular
channel, be sure to set "DBS RECEIVER OUTPUT" to
"OFF" (Z pg.24).
OK
TIME SCAN
** You can record selected programs at the same time
every weekday, or once a week. Before entering the
month, press NUMBER key “8” (DAILY) or “9”
(WEEKLY). Either "DAILY" or "WEEKLY" appears.
Press again and "DAILY" or "WEEKLY" disappears.
For weekly recording, the desired date for the day of
the week must be entered.
EXAMPLE
NOTES:
PROGRAM 1
DATE
START
STOP
CHANNEL
Press the appropriate NUMBER keys to set the date,
start/stop time and channel number. Press CH5∞ or
TIME SCAN 5∞ to set AM/PM and tape speed (SP or
EP). Press OK after AM/PM, channel number and tape
speed settings.
NOTES:
CH
MENU
If you program the VCR to timer
record a show on December 24
on channel 100 from 12:00
noon to 1:00 PM in SP mode,
the screen will look like this:
● "DBS" will be displayed only
when you are using a DBS
receiver.
SET PROGRAM
INFORMATION
● Any information comprised of 1 digit (except the
channel number) should have a "0" entered before it.
● It is possible to set all information using the CH5∞ or
TIME SCAN 5∞ button. (In this case, press OK after
each setting.) Do not use the CH ∞ or TIME SCAN ∞
button to set the date.
● The item that can be set blinks.
● If you are using the Illumi-Guide feature, OK blinks
when the following buttons are lit: NUMBER keys
(0 – 9), TIME SCAN, CANCEL and MENU.
NUMBER "9"
0
49
12/24 WED
12:00 PM
1:00 PM
100 SP DBS
PRESS NUMBER KEY(0-9)
OR (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
● To disengage the timer before recording starts, press TIMER
again. Pressing once more re-engages it.
● In case of a power failure after programming, the VCR’s memory
backup keeps your selections for approximately 20 hours.
● If you select "PROGRAM SET" without having set the date and
time, an error message appears. Follow its instructions.
● If you enter a start time that has already passed, "ERROR"
appears on the screen and flashes.
● Programs that start after midnight must have the next day’s date.
● After timer recording is completed, the VCR’s power goes off
automatically.
● You can program the timer while a regular recording is in
progress; the on-screen menu will not be recorded.
● If the end of tape is reached during timer recording, the
cassette is automatically ejected.
● When timer-recording cable or satellite channels through an
external tuner, be sure to keep the cable box or satellite
receiver's power ON.
6
7
8
MAKE CORRECTIONS
To change any of the settings, press OK or TIME SCAN
™ £ until the item you want to change begins
blinking. Then set as in step 5.
● If you are using the Illumi-Guide feature, OK blinks
when the following buttons are lit: NUMBER keys
(0 – 9), TIME SCAN, CANCEL and MENU.
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
● Press just once to access the Auto Timer screen
(Z pg. 51).
● If you are using the Illumi-Guide feature, all buttons
go out.
ENGAGE TIMER MODE
Press TIMER. The VCR turns off automatically.
50 EN
TIMER RECORDING (cont.)
CH
POWER
Check And Cancel Programs
OK
MENU
8
2
POWER
CANCEL
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
TIMER
0
CH
3
4
DISENGAGE TIMER
Press TIMER, then press POWER.
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS PROGRAM SET
SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to place the arrow
next to "PROGRAM SET", then press OK.
CHECK PROGRAM
INFORMATION
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to check the programs
in succession.
To Cancel A Program . . .
OK
MENU
5
TIME SCAN
6
7
CANCEL A PROGRAM
Press CANCEL.
● Repeat steps 4 and 5 as many times as necessary.
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary. If there are
still programs remaining, go to step 7.
RE-ENGAGE TIMER
Press TIMER again.
EN
51
Auto Timer
CH
When the Auto Timer is set to ON the timer is automatically
engaged when the VCR's power is turned off and automatically
disengaged when the VCR is powered back on.
1
OK
MENU
8
2
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
TIMER
0
3
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 2
SCREEN
Place the arrow next to "FUNCTION SET 2" by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞, then press OK.
ACCESS AUTO TIMER
SCREEN
Place the arrow next to "AUTO TIMER" by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞, then press OK. Now skip to
step 2 of the procedure below.
Or, during on-screen timer programming ...
CH
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
1
2
ACCESS AUTO TIMER
SCREEN
In step 7 in the VCR Plus+ Timer Programming procedure (Z pg. 47) or in step 7 in the On-Screen Timer
Programming procedure (Z pg. 49), press MENU.
SELECT MODE
Place the arrow next to
your choice ("ON" or
"OFF") by pressing CH5∞
or TIME SCAN 5∞.
AUTO TIMER
=ON
OFF
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
3
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
NOTE:
For safety, when AUTO TIMER is set to “OFF”, all other VCR
functions are disabled while the Timer mode is engaged. To
disengage the timer, press TIMER.
52 EN
EDITING
You can use a camcorder as the player and your VCR as the
recorder.
Edit From A
Camcorder
Recorder
1
Your VCR
8
To rear panel PAUSE/
SPECIAL FUNCTION
connector
AUDIO
IN
Mini-plug cable (supplied)
(JVC camcorder only)
S-VHS
IN
Audio/Video
cable (supplied)
VIDEO
IN
S-VHS
OUT
S-Video
cable
(supplied)
2
3
VIDEO
OUT
Camcorder
AUDIO OUT
4
EDIT
Player
5
7
NUMBER "0"
8
9
0
CH
6
7
MAKE CONNECTIONS
Connect an AV cable between the camcorder’s VIDEO
OUT and AUDIO OUT connectors and your VCR’s
VIDEO IN and AUDIO IN connectors.
● If connecting a camcorder with an S-VIDEO output
connector, it is recommended to use the S-VIDEO
connection to minimize picture degradation while
editing.
● When a Master Edit Control-equipped JVC camcorder is
used, the camcorder is capable of controlling your VCR.
The mini-plug cable is a mono 3.5 mm mini-plug to
mono 3.5 mm mini-plug connector.
● If connecting to a camcorder with a monaural output,
connect the audio output connector on the
camcorder to AUDIO IN L of the VCR.
LOAD A CASSETTE
Insert the cassette to be recorded on into the recorder.
SET RECORDER’S INPUT
MODE
Press NUMBER key “0” to set to AUX.
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
If you’re using a JVC Master Edit Control-equipped
camcorder — step 5
If not — step 9
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 2
SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to place the arrow
next to “FUNCTION SET 2”, then press OK.
ACCESS SPECIAL
FUNCTION SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to place the arrow
next to “SPECIAL FUNCTION”, then press OK.
SELECT MODE
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN
5∞ to place the arrow next
to “R.A. EDIT/PAUSE”.
SPECIAL FUNCTION
=R.A. EDIT/PAUSE
AV COMPU-LINK
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
CH
EN
8
O
K
MENU
12
53
RETURN TO FUNCTION
SET 1 SCREEN
Press MENU.
ACCESS TAPE DUB MODE
SCREEN
13
SELECT MODE
14
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to place the arrow
next to “TAPE DUB MODE”, then press OK.
0
CH
Place the arrow next to
"ON" by pressing CH5∞
or TIME SCAN 5∞.
OK
TAPE DUB MODE
=ON
OFF
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
MENU
TIME SCAN
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
15
START PLAYER
16
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
8
9
RETURN TO MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 1
SCREEN
Set the camcorder to its play mode.
NOTE:
If the camcorder is equipped with a superimpose/OSD
disable feature then set its superimpose or display
feature to OFF before pressing play.
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to place the arrow
next to "FUNCTION SET 1", then press OK.
ACCESS AUX INPUT
SCREEN
10
SELECT INPUT
11
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN 5∞ to place the arrow
next to “AUX INPUT”, then press OK.
Press CH5∞ or TIME
AUX INPUT
SCAN 5∞ to place the
FRONT S-VHS
arrow next to your choice.
FRONT VIDEO
a– FRONT S-VHS: To use
REAR S-VHS
the VCR's front S-VHS
=REAR VIDEO
and AUDIO IN
connectors.
PRESS (5,∞) TO SELECT
PRESS (MENU) TO END
b– FRONT VIDEO: To use
the VCR's front VIDEO
and AUDIO IN connectors.
c– REAR S-VHS: To use the VCR's rear S-VIDEO (SVHS) and AUDIO IN connectors.
d– REAR VIDEO: To use the VCR's rear VIDEO and
AUDIO IN connectors.
17
START RECORDER
Set your VCR to its record mode.
● If you are using a Master Edit Control-equipped JVC
camcorder, it can put the recorder automatically into
Record mode. (Refer to camcorder's instruction manual.)
NOTES:
● It is not possible to set both "TAPE DUB MODE" and "DYNAMIC
CONTRAST" to ON.
● Be sure to set "TAPE DUB MODE" back to "OFF" when you
finish editing.
● If you use a cable box or a DBS receiver connected to one of
the VCR's auxiliary input connectors, be sure to select again
the required input at the AUX Input screen when you finish
editing.
54 EN
EDITING (cont.)
You can use your VCR as the player or the recorder.
Edit To Or
From Another 1
VCR
Player
AUDIO OUT
Your VCR
2
VIDEO OUT
S-VIDEO OUT
Audio/Video
cable
(supplied)
S-Video
cable
(supplied)
VIDEO IN
Recorder
3
AUDIO IN
Advantages Of S-VHS VCRs
You can edit from VHS to S-VHS, from S-VHS to VHS, or
from S-VHS to S-VHS.
● From VHS to S-VHS (VIDEO-VIDEO connection): Record
VHS playback signals in the S-VHS mode. Although the
picture quality is inherently limited by that of the original,
the edited tape has better picture quality than those made
by VHS-to-VHS editing.
● From S-VHS to VHS (VIDEO-VIDEO connection): Because
the picture quality of the source material is very high, the
edited tape has better picture quality than those made by
VHS-to-VHS editing.
● From S-VHS to S-VHS (S-VIDEO connection): All signals
will be transferred without degradation.
Connect an AV cable between the player’s VIDEO OUT
and AUDIO OUT connectors and the recorder’s VIDEO
IN and AUDIO IN connectors.
● If using another VCR with an S-VIDEO input or
output connector, it is recommended to use the SVIDEO connection to minimize picture degradation
while editing.
● When using your VCR as the recorder and a monaural
VCR as the player, connect the player’s AUDIO OUT
connector to the AUDIO IN L connector on the recorder.
LOAD CASSETTES
Insert the playback cassette into the player and the
cassette to be recorded on into the recorder.
SET RECORDER’S INPUT
MODE
Set to AUX. With this VCR, press NUMBER key “0” (AU
appears on the front display panel in place of a channel
number).
NOTE:
When using this VCR as the recorder, be sure to select the
correct AUX input connector (depending on which input
connectors you use) at the Aux Input Screen. To select the
correct AUX input connector, follow steps 4, 9 – 11, 15
from the "Edit From A Camcorder" section, Z pg. 52.
S-VIDEO IN
Another VCR
MAKE CONNECTIONS
4
5
6
ENGAGE TAPE DUBBING
MODE
Follow steps 4, 9, 13 – 15 from the "Edit From A
Camcorder" section (Z pg. 52)
START PLAYER
Set to its play mode.
NOTE:
If the player is equipped with a superimpose/OSD
disable feature then set "SUPERIMPOSE" to OFF before
pressing PLAY (Z pg. 31).
START RECORDER
Set to its record mode.
NOTES:
● It is not possible to set both "TAPE DUB MODE" and "DYNAMIC
CONTRAST" to ON.
● Be sure to set "TAPE DUB MODE" back to "OFF" when you
finish editing.
● If you use a cable box or a DBS receiver connected to one of
the VCR's auxiliary input connectors and if you have used this
VCR as the recording deck for editing, be sure to select again
the required input at the AUX Input screen when you finish
editing.
EN
Audio Dubbing
Audio dubbing replaces the normal audio sound of a previously
recorded tape with a new soundtrack. Use your VCR as the
recorder.
Normal audio track
D
U
B
PLAY
Pre-recorded tape
Video/Hi-Fi audio
track
A.
PAUSE
55
8
STOP
Audio-dubbed tape
1
Audio cable
Audio component
(CD player etc.)
NOTES:
● When monitoring the sound during Audio Dubbing, the
normal soundtrack is automatically selected. If you wish to
hear the Hi-Fi or mixed sound (Hi-Fi + Normal soundtracks),
refer to the "Select The Soundtrack" section (Z pg. 32) and
select the soundtrack you wish to hear.
● Audio dubbing stops automatically when the counter reaches
"0H00M00S", and the VCR enters the Play mode. Check the
counter reading before dubbing.
● Audio dubbing is also possible using the rear AUDIO IN
connectors. When using these connectors, be sure to select
"REAR S-VHS" or "REAR VIDEO" at the Aux Input screen. To
select the correct Aux Input connector, follow steps 4, 9 – 11,
15 from the "Edit From A Camcorder" section Z pg. 52.
● Audio dubbing cannot be performed on a cassette that has
had its record safety tab removed.
● When playing back an audio-dubbed tape, refer to the "Select
The Soundtrack" section (Z pg. 32) to select the soundtrack
you wish to hear.
● Picture may be distorted during Audio Dubbing Pause.
● It may be unlawful to record or play back copyrighted
material without the consent of the copyright owner.
2
3
4
5
6
MAKE CONNECTIONS
Connect an audio component to the AUDIO IN L + R
connectors on the VCR's front panel. *When connecting monaural equipment, use only the VCR's AUDIO
IN L connector.
SET INPUT MODE
Press NUMBER key "0" on the remote control. "AU"
appears in place of a channel number.
● Be sure to select "FRONT S-VHS" or "FRONT VIDEO"
at the AUX Input Screen. (To select the correct AUX
input connector, follow steps 4, 9 – 11, 15 from the
"Edit From A Camcorder" section, Z pg. 52.)
LOCATE START POINT
Press PLAY to start playback of the tape in your VCR,
and press PAUSE when you find the point where you
want to start dubbing.
ENGAGE AUDIO DUBBING
Press A. DUB.
● Your VCR enters the Audio Dubbing Pause mode.
(REC blinks, PLAY and PAUSE light up on the front
display panel.)
START DUBBING
Engage the audio component's Play mode, then press
PLAY to start the tape in your VCR. Audio dubbing
begins at this point.
● REC blinks and PLAY is displayed on the front display
panel.
● To stop dubbing temporarily, press PAUSE. Press
PLAY to resume dubbing.
END AUDIO DUBBING
Press STOP to stop the tape in your VCR, and engage
the audio component's Stop mode.
56 EN
EDITING (cont.)
Insert Editing
U
SE
Your VCR
Source tape
PA
Recorder
Insert editing replaces part of the recorded scene with new
material. Both the picture and Hi-Fi audio soundtrack are
replaced with new ones, while the normal audio soundtrack
remains unchanged. If you wish to change the normal audio
track as well, use the audio dubbing function simultaneously.
Use your VCR as the recorder.
8
TIME SCAN SHUTTLE
Before insert editing
Normal audio
track
JOG
Recorded tape
After insert editing
Audio/Video cable
(supplied)
Audio/Video
signal
Another VCR
Player
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
3
4
5
0
NUMBER "0"
C.RESET
1
1
2
PAUSE
TIME SCAN
Video/Hi-Fi
audio track
MAKE CONNECTIONS
Connect the player's VIDEO OUT and AUDIO OUT
connectors to your VCR's VIDEO IN and AUDIO IN on
the front panel.
SET INPUT MODE
Press NUMBER key "0". "AU" appears in place of a
channel number.
● Be sure to select the correct AUX input connector at
the Aux Input screen. (To select the correct AUX input
connector, follow steps 4, 9 – 11, 15 from the "Edit
From A Camcorder" section Z pg. 52).
LOCATE END POINT
Load the recording cassette into your VCR, and play it
back to determine the edit-out point (the end of the
segment to be replaced) using the JOG/TIME SCAN
SHUTTLE controls or TIME SCAN ™£ and PAUSE.
RESET THE COUNTER
Press C.RESET to change the counter display to
"0H00M00S".
LOCATE START POINT
Determine the edit-in point (the beginning of the
segment to be replaced) using the JOG/TIME SCAN
SHUTTLE controls or TIME SCAN ™£ and PAUSE.
● Be sure to engage the Still mode at the edit-in point.
PLAY
EN
INSERT
8
6
7
57
ENGAGE INSERT EDITING
Press INSERT.
● Your VCR enters the Insert-Pause mode. (REC, PLAY
and PAUSE light up on the front display panel.)
● The TV screen changes from the still picture to the
input source you are going to record.
START EDITING
Load the source cassette and play back the segment
that is to be inserted. When you reach the start of the
section of the source tape that you wish to insert, press
PLAY to start the tape in your VCR; Insert Editing begins
at this point.
● PLAY and REC are displayed on the front display
panel.
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
AY
0
PL
C.RESET
1
8
END INSERT EDITING
At counter "0H00M00S", Insert Editing will stop automatically while the tape continues running in the Play
mode. if you wish to stop Insert Editing before the
specified edit-out point, press C.RESET.
FOR AV INSERT EDITING
If you want to replace the picture, Hi-Fi audio soundtrack and
normal audio soundtrack all at the same time...
In step 6 above, after you press INSERT, press A. DUB. also.
(REC and PLAY blink and PAUSE lights up on the display panel.)
NOTES:
● Insert editing is not possible with cassettes whose safety tab
has been removed.
● In insert editing, the recording speed (SP/EP) is determined by
the previous recording to be replaced. If the previous
recording's speed changes within a single edit, the inserted
picture will be distorted at the switching point.
● A small portion of the recording which precedes an insert edit
may become erased.
● Insert Editing is also possible using the rear connectors.
When using these connectors, be sure to select the correct
AUX input connector at the Aux Input screen. To select the
correct AUX input connector, follow steps 4, 9 – 11, 15 from
the "Edit From A Camcorder" section, Z pg 52.
58 EN
EDITING (cont.)
Random Assemble Editing
PAUSE/
SPECIAL
FUNCTION
This function makes it easier to create edited videos when your
VCR is used as the source player in combination with another
JVC VCR equipped with a Remote PAUSE Connector. You can
pre-program up to 8 scenes or “cuts” for automatic editing in
the sequence you have specified.
You can also perform Random Assemble Editing with a second
non-JVC VCR. Z pg. 59
1
Player
Your VCR
2
Video signal
Another VCR
(w/PAUSE connector)
PLAY
TIME SCAN SHUTTLE
Mini-plug Cable
(supplied)
P
O
ST
8
7
8
9
0
CANCEL
CH
O
ST
P
C.MEMORY
PLAY
OK
EN
U
TIME SCAN
M
3
4
JOG
OK
R.A.EDIT START
MENU
CH
PREPARE FOR EDITING
Perform steps 2 – 9, 13 –
15 on page 52, “Edit From
A Camcorder”.
NOTE:
-ERRORCHOOSE SPECIAL FUNCTION
ON MAIN MENU AND SELECT
R.A. EDIT/PAUSE
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
R.A. EDIT
If you mistakenly select
“AV COMPU LINK” in
PRESS (MENU) TO MAIN MENU
step 7 on page 52, an error
message appears when
you finish step 6. Make sure “R.A. EDIT/PAUSE” is
selected before you continue.
Recorder
REMOTE
PAUSE
Connect your VCR’s VIDEO OUT and AUDIO OUT
connectors to the VIDEO IN and AUDIO IN connectors
on the recording deck, and connect your VCR’s PAUSE/
SPECIAL FUNCTION connector to the PAUSE connector on the recording deck.
● If the recording deck doesn’t have a PAUSE connector, connect to the R.A. EDIT connector instead.
● The Mini-plug cable is a mono 3.5 mm mini-plug to
mono 3.5 mm mini-plug connector.
8
Audio signal
MAKE CONNECTIONS
5
6
LOAD SOURCE CASSETTE
Insert the source cassette into your VCR.
START SOURCE PLAYBACK
Press PLAY.
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary to bring up the
Main Menu screen.
ACCESS R.A. EDIT SCREEN
Place the arrow next to
“R.A. EDIT” by pressing
CH5∞ or TIME SCAN5∞,
then press OK.
● The screen is superimposed on the video
playback in step 7.
MAIN MENU
PROGRAM SET
TUNER SET
FUNCTION SET 1
FUNCTION SET 2
FUNCTION SET 3
=R.A. EDIT
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
EN
7
LOCATE EDIT-IN POINT
Find the point on the source
tape from where you want
the edited scene to begin by
pressing TIME SCAN
™£, or using JOG/
TIME SCAN SHUTTLE
then press OK.
R.A. EDIT
=1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
TTL 0:00:00
EDIT MODE
8
LOCATE EDIT-OUT POINT
● The edit-out point is
registered in memory and
appears on the screen.
● The total time of the
edited scenes is displayed
to the right of "TTL".
● Repeat steps 7 and 8 for
each additional scene.
9
10
R.A. EDIT
=1
0:02:23
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
TTL 0:00:00
R.A. EDIT
1
0:02:23
=2
3
4
5
6
7
8
TTL 0:00:28
END R.A. EDIT
Press MENU as many times as necessary to return to the
normal screen, and engage the Stop mode for the both
VCRs.
NOTES:
CNT 0:00:00
● The edit-in point is
registered in memory and appears on the screen.
● You can also perform an Index Search (if index marks
have been previously recorded on the tape at the
desired points Z pg. 29) to find the points you want,
but this will result in reduced accuracy.
Find the point where you
want the edited scene to
end by pressing TIME SCAN
™£, or using JOG/
TIME SCAN SHUTTLE then
press OK.
11
59
EDIT MODE
CNT 0:02:23
EDIT MODE
0:02:51
● You can also monitor the sound when searching for scenes
you want to edit in steps 7 – 8. Since you can hear the
soundtrack during selection, you can avoid abrupt or
unnatural sounding scene-to-scene transitions. The sound that
is heard, however, is not TimeScan Audio.
● When editing, there may be a discrepancy of about 2 seconds
on the source tape between the locations you chose as edit-in/out points and the locations the VCR recognizes as those points.
● There are no limitations for R.A. Edit list (such as repeat
segments, negative counter values, segments out of order).
Only the start-stop sequence has to be in the normal play
direction.
● For any scene, the edit-out point must have a counter reading
that is at least 1 second after the corresponding edit-in point. Any
less than 1 second and the edit-out point will not be registered.
● Since the source VCR prerolls during Random Assemble
Editing, there must be at least 15 seconds worth of recorded
material prior to any edit-in point on the source tape.
● If the search time for an edit-in point exceeds 5 minutes, the
recording deck enters its Stop mode and editing will not take
place.
To Make Corrections . . .
CNT 0:02:51
PREPARE RECORDING DECK
. . . during step 7 or 8, you can cancel registered in and out
points by pressing CANCEL on the remote control. Each time
you press, the preceding point is erased.
Engage its Record-Standby mode.
● If, for example, you have registered 5 sets of in and out points
and want to reset the first set, you have to press CANCEL until
all points after the first set have been erased. Reenter them
after you've repaired the first set of points.
START R.A. EDIT
Memory Capacity
Press R.A. EDIT START on the VCR or C.MEMORY on
the remote control.
● Automatic editing begins; all the specified scenes are
copied to the recording deck in the order they were
registered.
● The on-screen display remains while your VCR
searches for each scene (blinking cursor indicates
scene currently being searched for), but disappears
during actual editing.
● During scene search, the recording deck automatically enters its Record-Standby mode. "SEARCHING"
appears on the screen.
● When all registered scenes have been edited, your
VCR enters the Still mode, the recording deck enters
its Record-Standby mode, and the cursor blinks at the
next available number.
Random Assemble Editing shares
memory space with the VCR's
timer. If there are programs
occupied by timer-recording data,
those spaces cannot be used to
register edit-in and -out points —
meaning you won't be able to edit
8 scenes.
R.A. EDIT
EDIT MODE
PROGRAM FULL
TTL 0:00:00
CNT 0:00:00
● When all 8 programs are full, "PROGRAM FULL" appears on
the R.A. EDIT screen.
● To cancel a program, see page 50.
RM-V403U Multi-Brand R.A. Edit Controller
(Not supplied)
By connecting this controller to your VCR's R.A. EDIT connector, you can perform Random Assemble Editing in combination
with a second non-JVC VCR. The controller is compatible with
various major VCR brands. For compatible systems and
availability, please consult your JVC dealer.
60 EN
SPECIAL FEATURES
TV Multi-Brand Remote
Control
POWER
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
R
2
TE
EN
NUMBER
1
The VCR's remote control can control several functions on JVC
remote control TVs and on the brands of remote control TVs
listed below.
The TV brand code is factory preset to control JVC TVs.
1
0
CH
VOL. +/–
STOP
CR
/V
BS
D
E/
TV
BL
/V
C
R
A
/C
TV
2
3
TURN ON THE TV
Turn the power on using the TV's remote control.
SET REMOTE CONTROL
MODE
Set the TV/CABLE/DBS/VCR switch on the VCR's
remote control to TV.
SET TV BRAND CODE
Refer to the chart below. While holding down POWER
on the VCR's remote control, enter your TV’s brand
code using the NUMBER keys, then press STOP.
Follow the example shown at bottom left.
● Once you have set the remote control to operate the
TV, you don’t have to repeat this step until you
replace your remote control’s batteries.
● PANASONIC has two codes. If the TV does not
function with one code, try entering the other.
4
OPERATE TV
First, press POWER on the remote to see if the TV’s power
goes off as it should. If it does, try other operations.
● The POWER, TV/VCR, CH5∞, VOL +/– and
NUMBER keys on the remote can all be used to
operate the TV. *For some brands of TV, you must
press ENTER after having pressed the NUMBER keys.
● To return the remote to VCR control, set the TV/
CABLE/DBS/VCR switch to VCR.
NOTE:
Depending on the kind of TV, there may be cases where some
or all functions cannot be operated using the remote control.
(Ex.) To set remote control to RCA 05:
POWER
0
Hold
down
5
Press in succession
STOP
Release
TV BRAND NAME
BRAND CODE
JVC
01
MAGNAVOX
02
MITSUBISHI
03
PANASONIC
04, 11
RCA
SHARP
05
06
SONY
07
TOSHIBA
08
ZENITH
09
HITACHI
10
SAMSUNG
12
SANYO
13
SEARS
13
EN
61
Cable Box Multi-Brand
Remote Control
POWER
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
R
2
TE
EN
NUMBER
1
The VCR's remote control can control functions on the brands
of cable boxes listed below. Some cable box brands have more
than one code. If your cable box does not function with a
specified code, try other codes.
1
0
CH
STOP
CR
/V
BS
D
E/
BL
A
/C
TV
2
3
TURN ON THE CABLE BOX
Turn the power on using the cable box’s remote control.
SET REMOTE CONTROL
MODE
Set the TV/CABLE/DBS/VCR switch on the VCR’s
remote control to CABLE/DBS.
ENTER CABLE BOX BRAND
While holding down POWER on the VCR's remote
control, use the NUMBER keys to enter the cable box
brand number from the chart at bottom left and then
press STOP.
Follow the example shown below.
● Once you have set the remote control to operate the
cable box, you don't have to repeat this step until you
replace the remote control's batteries.
4
OPERATE CABLE BOX
First, press POWER to see if the cable box’s power goes
off as it should. If it does, try other functions (CH5∞
and the NUMBER keys can be used to operate the
cable box).
● For some brands of cable box, you must press ENTER
after having pressed the NUMBER keys.
● To return the remote to VCR control, set the TV/
CABLE/DBS/VCR switch to VCR.
NOTES:
CABLE BOX BRAND NAME
CURTIS
GEMINI
GENERAL INSTRUMENTS
HAMLIN
JERROLD
OAK
PIONEER
REGAL
SAMSUNG
SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA
BRAND CODE
09, 10
08
01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
15, 16, 17, 18
01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08
19, 20, 21
13, 14
15, 16, 17, 18
08, 13
09, 10
SIGMA
SL MARX
TELEVIEW
VIDEOWAY
ZENITH
19, 20, 21
08, 13
08, 13
11, 12
11, 12
● You must set the cable box brand for your remote control and
the cable box brand for your Controller (Z pg. 18) separately.
The list of cable box brands that can be controlled by your
remote control is different from the list of brands that can be
controlled by your controller.
● It is possible that the remote control will not operate your cable
box even if the cable box’s channels automatically change
during timer recording using the Controller.
● It's not possible to set the remote control for both your cable
box and your DBS receiver at the same time; you can only set
the remote control to the brand of either one.
(Ex.) To set remote control to OAK 19:
POWER
1
Hold
down
9
Press in succession
STOP
Release
62 EN
SPECIAL FEATURES (cont.)
DBS Receiver Multi-Brand
Remote Control
POWER
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
R
2
TE
EN
NUMBER
1
The VCR's remote control can control functions on the brands
of DBS (Direct Broadcast Satellite) receivers listed below.
1
0
CH
STOP
CR
/V
BS
D
E/
BL
A
/C
TV
2
3
TURN ON THE DBS
RECEIVER
Turn the power on using the DBS receiver’s remote
control.
SET REMOTE CONTROL
MODE
Set the TV/CABLE/DBS/VCR switch on the VCR’s
remote control to CABLE/DBS.
ENTER DBS RECEIVER BRAND
While holding down POWER on the VCR's remote
control, use the NUMBER keys to enter the DBS receiver
brand number from the chart below and then press STOP.
Follow the example shown at bottom left.
● Once you have set the remote control to operate the
DBS receiver, you don't have to repeat this step until
you replace the remote control's batteries.
4
OPERATE DBS RECEIVER
First, press POWER to see if the DBS receiver’s power
goes off as it should. If it does, try other functions
(CH5∞ and the NUMBER keys can be used to operate
the DBS receiver).
● For some brands of DBS receiver, you must press
ENTER after having pressed the NUMBER keys.
● To return the remote to VCR control, set the TV/
CABLE/DBS/VCR switch to VCR.
NOTES:
● You must set the DBS receiver brand for your remote control
and the DBS receiver brand for your Controller (Z pg. 25)
separately.
● It is possible that the remote control will not operate your DBS
receiver even if the DBS receiver’s channels automatically
change during timer recording using the Controller.
● Though ECHOSTAR has a number of different remote codes,
this remote control is applicable only to one of those codes
preset at the factory.
● It's not possible to set the remote control for both your cable
box and your DBS receiver at the same time; you can only set
the remote control to the brand of either one.
DBS BRAND NAME
(Ex.) To set remote control to RCA 80:
POWER
8
Hold
down
0
Press in succession
STOP
Release
RCA (DSS)
SONY (DSS)
PRIMESTAR
ECHOSTAR
BRAND CODE
80
81
90
91
EN
63
Control Two JVC VCRs
POWER
A/B CODE
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
0
The supplied remote control is capable of controlling two JVC
VCRs independently using the A/B CODE switch. You can set this
VCR so it responds to remote commands only when the switch is
set to B, and another VCR so it responds to commands when the
switch is set to A. The switch is preset to A because this VCR
normally responds to A-code signals. Follow steps 1 – 4 to set this
VCR to respond to B-code commands.
TIMER
1
2
3
4
UNPLUG VCR'S POWER
CORD
Unplug from the AC outlet.
SET A/B CODE SWITCH
Set the A/B CODE switch on the remote control to B.
PLUG IN POWER CORD
Plug back in to the AC outlet.
TURN VCR POWER ON
Press POWER on the remote.
The VCR will now respond only to B-code commands.
To set the VCR back to respond to A code signals, repeat the
same procedure as shown above except setting the A/B CODE
switch to A instead of B in step 2.
You can control two VCRs with the same remote control by
switching the remote's code between A and B.
Child Lock
This feature allows you to prevent the operation of the VCR.
1
2
TURN VCR POWER ON
Press POWER.
ENGAGE CHILD LOCK
Press and hold POWER on the remote control until the
Child Lock indicator ("—") appears on the front display
panel.
● Power turns OFF and the VCR cannot be turned on
from the POWER button on the front panel.
● To cancel Child Lock, press and hold POWER on the
remote to turn the VCR on. During timer recording,
pressing TIMER also cancels Child Lock.
NOTES:
● When Child Lock is engaged, make sure to keep the remote
control out of the reach of children.
● Timer recording of programs that were previously set can be
performed while the Child Lock is engaged. The feature
remains in effect after the recording is finished.
64 EN
INFORMATION ON J TERMINAL
CH
J Terminal (JLIP(Joint Level
Interface Protocol) Connector)
J terminal
The J Terminal is used to connect the VCR to a personal
computer or similar device to allow computerized control of the
VCR during editing and certain other operations.
For further details consult your nearest JVC dealer. Information
is also available at one of JVC's World Wide Web sites at http://
www.jvc-victor.co.jp/
U.S. customers can contact JVC directly toll free at 1-800-2525722.
OK
MENU
8
JLIP ID Number
Your VCR has its own JLIP ID number. This ID number must be
unique when your VCR is connected to another device via its J
terminal. The ID Number is preset to "1" at the factory. You can
change this number to any number between "1" and "99".
If it is necessary to change the JLIP ID number perform the
following steps.
NUMBER
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
1
0
CH
2
OK
MENU
TIME SCAN
3
4
ACCESS MAIN MENU
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
ACCESS FUNCTION SET 3
SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME SCAN5∞ to place the arrow next
to "FUNCTION SET 3", then press OK.
ACCESS JLIP ID NO. SET
SCREEN
Press CH5∞ or TIME
SCAN5∞ to place the
arrow next to "JLIP ID NO.
SET", then press OK.
FUNCTION 3
OVERRIDE
AUTO CLOCK SET
LANGUAGE SELECT
VCR PLUS+ SET-UP
DBS RECEIVER OUTPUT
DBS RECEIVER BRAND SET
=JLIP ID NO. SET
PRESS (5,∞), THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
SET JLIP ID NUMBER
Press NUMBER key to
enter the desired ID
number, then press OK.
JLIP ID NO. SET
1
PRESS NUMBER KEY (O-9)
THEN (OK)
PRESS (MENU) TO END
NOTE:
This VCR may not accept commands from your personal
computer such as:
• Power ON/OFF while the VCR is in the Timer mode.
• Power ON when there is no cassette inserted in the VCR.
5
RETURN TO NORMAL
SCREEN
Press MENU as many times as necessary.
TROUBLESHOOTING
EN
65
Before requesting service for a problem, use this chart and see if you can repair the trouble yourself. Small problems are often easily
corrected, and this can save you the trouble of sending your VCR off for repair.
POWER
SYMPTOM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
CORRECTIVE ACTION
1. The power won’t come on.
● The power cord is disconnected.
Connect the power cord.
2. The clock works, but the VCR’s
power won’t come on.
● The TIMER mode is engaged with
Auto Timer set to "OFF" (Z pg. 51).
● The Child Lock mode is engaged.
Press TIMER to disengage.
● The batteries are discharged.
● The A/B CODE switch is in the
wrong position.
● The TV/CABLE/DBS/VCR switch is
in the wrong position.
Replace the dead batteries with new ones.
Re-perform the A/B Code setting
( Z pg. 63).
Set the switch to the position
corresponding with the unit you want
to operate.
3. The remote control won’t function.
Press and hold POWER on the remote
to disengage the mode (Z p. 63).
TAPE TRANSPORT
POSSIBLE CAUSE
CORRECTIVE ACTION
1. The cassette gets stuck partway
during loading, and is ejected.
SYMPTOM
● The cassette was inserted incorrectly.
Make sure the window side is up, the
rear label side is facing you and the
arrow on the front of the cassette is
pointing towards the VCR. Then insert
the cassette
2. The tape stops during rewind or
fast forward.
● The Counter Memory indicator
(“M”) is lit on the front display
panel.
Press C.MEMORY to disengage the
Counter Memory mode and extinguish the indicator.
PLAYBACK
SYMPTOM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
CORRECTIVE ACTION
1. The tape is running but the picture
won’t appear.
● If you’re using the RF OUT connection (Z pg. 6), the channel selector
on the TV is set incorrectly.
● If you’re using the AV connection or
S-VIDEO connection (Z pg. 6 or 7),
the TV receiver is set to the wrong
mode.
Set the channel selector to channel 3
or 4.
2. Breaks are noticeable in Hi-Fi
soundtrack.
● Automatic tracking is engaged.
Engage and adjust tracking manually
( Z pg. 29).
3. The playback picture is blurred or
interrupted, even though TV
broadcasts are clear.
● The video heads may be dirty.
The heads must be cleaned. Consult
your JVC dealer.
4. The Hi-Fi soundtrack cannot be
heard.
● The AUDIO MONITOR option at
the Function Set screen was set
incorrectly.
Set AUDIO MONITOR to "HI-FI"
( Z pg. 32).
Set the TV receiver to its AV mode.
CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE.
66 EN
TROUBLESHOOTING (cont.)
RECORDING
SYMPTOM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
CORRECTIVE ACTION
1. Recording won’t start.
● There’s no cassette loaded.
● The loaded cassette has had its
record safety tab removed.
Insert a cassette.
Remove the cassette and cover the
hole with adhesive tape, or load a
cassette on which the record safety
tab is intact.
2. TV broadcasts won’t record
properly.
● The VCR has been set to its AUX
mode by mistake.
Set the VCR to the appropriate
channel.
3. Tape-to-tape editing won’t work.
●The VCRs or the camcorder and the
VCR have been incorrectly connected.
Refer to the directions and the
illustration under “Edit To Or From
Another VCR” (Z pg. 54) or “Edit
From A Camcorder” (Z pg. 52) and
properly connect the units.
Make sure the power to all units is on.
● The power to one or more of the
units has not been turned on.
● The recorder’s input mode has been
set incorrectly.
Select the recorder’s appropriate
input mode at the Aux Input Screen
( Z pg. 53).
TIMER RECORDING
SYMPTOM
1. Timer recording won’t work.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
● The clock and/or the timer have
been set incorrectly.
● The timer is not engaged.
● The VCR has not been set up properly.
CORRECTIVE ACTION
Set the clock and/or timer correctly.
Press TIMER and check to make sure
that TIMER appears on the front
display panel.
Re-perform the set-up procedures.
Make sure you have compensated for
Guide Channel and VCR or cable
box channel number mismatches
( Z pg. 20).
2. On-screen timer programming
won’t work.
● Timer recording is in progress.
Timer programming can’t be performed
when timer recording is in progress.
Wait until it finishes.
3. TIMER and ] on the front
display panel won’t stop blinking.
● The timer is engaged but there’s no
cassette loaded.
Load a cassette with the record safety
tab intact, or with the hole covered
with adhesive tape.
4. The cassette is automatically
ejected, and TIMER and ] on the
front display panel won’t stop
blinking.
● The loaded cassette has had its
record safety tab removed.
Remove the cassette and cover its
hole with adhesive tape, or replace it
with a cassette on which the safety
tab is intact.
5. TIMER blinks for 10 seconds and
the timer mode is disengaged.
● TIMER has been pressed when there
are no programs in memory, or the
timer record program information
has not been programmed correctly.
Check the programmed data and reprogram as necessary, then press
TIMER again.
6. The cassette is automatically
ejected, the power shuts off and
TIMER and ] won’t stop
blinking.
● The end of tape was reached during
timer recording.
The program may not have been
recorded in its entirety. Next time
make sure you have enough time on
the tape to record the entire program.
7. Cable channels are not automatically
switched during timer recording.
● The Controller is not properly
connected to the VCR.
● The output channel selected in the
Cable Box Output screen is incorrect.
Connect the Controller correctly
( Z pg. 16).
After confirming your cable box’s
output channel number, re-access the
Cable Box Output screen and select
the correct number ( Z pg. 17).
Make sure the power is on before
timer recording starts.
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8. Satellite channels are not automatically switched during timer
recording.
● The Controller is not properly
connected to the VCR.
● The output channel selected in the
DBS Receiver Output screen is
incorrect.
● The DBS receiver’s power is off.
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Connect the Controller correctly
(Z pg. 23).
After confirming your DBS receiver’s
output channel number, re-access the
DBS Receiver Output screen and
select the correct number (Z pg. 24).
Make sure the power is on before
timer recording starts.
9. Timer recording begins as scheduled, but the channel is always
incorrect.
● Even though you don't use an
external Cable Box, "CABLE BOX
OUTPUT" is set to "ON".
Set "CABLE BOX OUTPUT" to "OFF"
(Z pg. 18).
10.We moved, and now VCR Plus+
doesn’t work properly.
● The receivable stations in the new area
are received on different channels than
those in the previous area.
Re-perform the VCR Plus+ setup
procedure (Z pg. 20).
11. “PROGRAM FULL” is displayed on
the VCR Plus+ screen.
● All 8 programs of the VCR’s timer
memory are used.
Wait until a space in memory clears,
or cancel unnecessary program
information (Z pg. 50).
OTHER PROBLEMS
CORRECTIVE ACTION
SYMPTOM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
1. When scanning channels, some of
them are skipped over.
● Those channels have been preset to
be skipped.
If you need the skipped channels,
restore them (Z pg. 15).
2. The channel can’t be changed.
● Recording is in progress.
Press PAUSE to pause the recording,
change channels, then press PLAY to
resume recording.
3. The remote control won’t operate
my TV or cable box or DBS receiver.
● The TV/CABLE/DBS/VCR switch is
set to the wrong position.
Set the switch to the correct position.
4. Even though Auto or Semi-Auto
clock setting has been selected, the
clock is incorrect.
● The clock setting data received from
the Host Channel is incorrect.
Select a different Host Channel during
the Semi-Auto setting procedure
(Z pg. 10), or perform the Manual
setting procedure (Z pg. 11).
ATTENTION:
This VCR contains microcomputers. External electronic noise or interference can cause microcomputer to malfunction. If the
VCR does not operate correctly switch its power off and unplug the power cord from the AC supply. Wait for a while and then
plug the power back in. Eject and check the condition of the cassette. If everything appears normal resume operating the VCR as
usual.
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
PLAYBACK
RECORDING
Q. What happens if the end of the tape is reached
during playback or search?
A. The tape is automatically rewound to the beginning.
Q. When I pause and then resume a recording, the end
of the recording before the pause is overlapped by
the new recording. Why does this happen?
A. This is normal. It reduces distortion at the pause and
resume points.
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the picture is intermittent. What’s the cause?
A. Picture loss occurs when these types of playback are
attempted with a tape recorded in LP mode. Pressing
PLAY to return to normal playback will restore the
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A. There may be index codes too close together.
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sometimes jitter. Why does this happen?
A. If the condition of the tape being played back is not
good, jittering of the video (including on-screen
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A. The VCR automatically rewinds it to the beginning.
TIMER RECORDING
Q. Other than preventing further recording, what effect
does removing the safety tab have?
A. It disables marking or erasing of index codes.
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A. No. The VCR automatically goes to its Stop mode
after 5 minutes to protect the heads. When paused
during Instant Timer Recording (ITR), the VCR shuts
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Q. Can I program the timer while I’m watching a tape
or a TV broadcast?
A. Yes, but while you are setting the timer you won't see
the tape's or broadcast program's picture as it is
replaced by the on-screen menu. The audio from the
tape or broadcast program will be present during the
setting of the timer.
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List Of Terms
This guide serves as a quick way to locate frequently used terms and on-screen display names.
A
L
A/B Code ....................................................................63
Add Channel ...............................................................15
Advanced Auto Clock Set .............................................. 8
AFC .............................................................................15
Audio Dubbing ...........................................................55
Audio Monitor ............................................................32
Auto Channel Setting .................................................. 14
Auto Clock Setting ...................................................... 11
Auto Daylight Saving Time .......................................... 11
Auto Timer ..................................................................51
Automatic Tracking .....................................................29
Aux Input ....................................................................52
AV Compu Link Playback ........................................... 34
AV Connection .............................................................6
Language Selection .....................................................12
B
Band ...........................................................................13
C
Cable Box ...................................................................16
Cable Box Brand Setting .............................................. 18
Cable Box Controller ................................................... 16
Cancel Program ..........................................................50
Cassette Adapter.................................... ...................... 26
Check Program ...........................................................50
Child Lock ..................................................................63
Commercial Advance .................................................. 36
Connection to TV ..........................................................6
Contents ........................................................................5
Counter Memory .........................................................33
Counter Reset ..............................................................33
M
Main Menu ...................................................................9
Manual Channel Setting .............................................. 15
Manual Clock Setting .................................................. 11
Manual Tracking .........................................................29
MBR (Multi-Brand Remote) Code Setting ..................... 60
N
Next-Function Memory ............................................... 34
O
On-Screen Display ......................................................31
On-Screen Timer Programming ................................... 48
On-Screen Timer Recording ........................................ 48
Override Auto Clock Setting .......................................... 9
P
PBS Channel .................................................................8
Playback .....................................................................26
R
Record Safety Tab .......................................................27
Recording ...................................................................27
Repeat Playback ..........................................................33
Reverse Motion Playback ............................................ 38
Reverse Slow Motion Playback ................................... 28
RF Connection ..............................................................6
S
Frame-by-Frame Playback ........................................... 28
SAP (Second Audio Program) ...................................... 43
Second Audio .............................................................43
Select Cable Box Output Channel ............................... 17
Select DBS Receiver Output Channel .......................... 24
Semi-Auto Clock Setting .............................................. 10
Skip Search .................................................................39
Slow Motion Playback ................................................28
Specifications ..............................................................73
Still Picture Playback ...................................................28
Superimpose ...............................................................31
S-VHS (Super VHS) .....................................................42
S-Video Connection ......................................................7
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Guide Channel Map .................................................... 22
Guide Channel Setting ................................................ 21
Tape Position Indicator ................................................34
Tape Speed Setting ......................................................27
TimeScan ....................................................................38
TIME SCAN SHUTTLE Ring ......................................... 38
Time Zone Selection ...................................................10
Tuner Setting ...............................................................13
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DBS Receiver ..............................................................23
DBS Receiver Band Setting .......................................... 25
DBS Receiver Controller ............................................. 23
Delete Channel ...........................................................15
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Editing .........................................................................52
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Host Channel Selection ............................................... 10
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Illumi Guide ................................................................46
Index Search ...............................................................29
Insert Cassette .............................................................26
Instant ReView ............................................................29
ITR (Instant Timer Recording) ...................................... 45
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Jog Dial .......................................................................28
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Variable-Speed Search ................................................38
VCR Plus+ ...................................................................20
VCR Plus+ Timer Programming ................................... 46
VCR Plus+ Timer Recording ........................................ 46
Video Stabilizer ...........................................................30
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INDEX (cont.)
FRONT VIEW
1 2 3 4 5 67 8 9
! @ #$ % ^
0
S LO W
PAUSE A.DUB INSERT
POWER
REW
C
AR
H
8
SLOW
SE
AR
CH
SE
PLAY
REC
FF
INDEX
MARK
MENU
ERASE
SP/EP
STOP/EJECT
R.A.EDIT
S-VHS
dB
START
S-VHS
VIDEO
L–AUDIO–R
–20 15
10
8
6
4
2
0
2
4
L
JLIP
DYNAMIC
CONTRAST
6
+8
dB
–20 15
10
8
6
4
2
0
2
4
6
+8
CH
REW
FF
R
ITR
ST R E C
SAP PLAY
TIMER
AM
M EP PM
VIDEO SP
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MONO
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Open the lid to access covered connectors and buttons.
1 Power ON/OFF Button (Z pg. 9)
2 Menu Button (Z pg. 9)
3 INDEX MARK Button (Z pg. 29)
4 Record [REC] Button (Z pg. 27)
5 Pause Button (Z pg. 28)
6 INDEX ERASE Button (Z pg. 29)
7 Audio Dubbing [A. DUB] Button (Z pg. 55)
8 INSERT Button (Z pg. 56)
9 Recording Speed [SP/EP] Button (Z pg. 27)
0 Cassette Loading Slot
! Stop/Eject Button (Z pg. 26)
@ Play Button (Z pg. 26)
# TIME SCAN Indicator (Z pg. 38)
$ TIME SCAN SHUTTLE Ring (Z pg. 38)
% TIME SCAN SHUTTLE Indicator (Z pg. 38)
^ JOG Dial (Z pg. 28)
& S-VHS/VIDEO/AUDIO Input
Connectors (Z pg. 52)
* R.A. EDIT START Button (Z pg. 59)
( J Terminal (JLIP(Joint Level Interface Protocol)
Connector) (Z pg.64)
) DYNAMIC CONTRAST Button (Z pg. 29)
q S-VHS Indicator (Z pg.42)
w Front Display Panel (Z pg. 71)
e Remote Control Sensor
r Channel [CH] 5∞ Buttons (Z pg. 27)
t OK Button (Z pg. 9)
y Rewind [REW] Button (Z pg. 26)
u Fast-Forward [FF] Button (Z pg. 26)
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REAR VIEW
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23
OUT
4
IN
ANTENNA
VIDEO
OUT
IN
IN
S VIDEO S VIDEO
L (MONO)
AUDIO
PAUSE/
SPECIAL CABLE
FUNCTION BOX
R
VHF / UHF
OUT
TV
CH3
CH4
5 6 78 9 0
1 Power Cord ( Z pg. 6)
2 Video/Audio Output Connectors (Z pg. 6)
3 Video/Audio Input Connectors (Z pg. 54)
4 ANTENNA IN Connector (Z pg. 6)
5 S-Video (S-VHS) Output Connector (Z pg. 7)
6 S-Video (S-VHS) Input Connector (Z pg. 54)
7 PAUSE/SPECIAL FUNCTION Connector
● Remote PAUSE Connector (Z pg. 52)
● AV COMPU LINK Connector (Z pg. 34)
● Random Assemble Editing Connector (Z pg. 58)
8 CABLE BOX Connector (Z pg. 16, 23)
9 Channel 3/4 Switch (Z pg. 6)
0 TV OUT Connector (Z pg. 6)
FRONT DISPLAY PANEL
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5
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VIDEO SP
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TIMER
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SAP PLAY
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M
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1 Audio Level Meter (Z pg. 44)
2 Timer Mode Indicator
3 Instant Timer Recording Indicator (Z pg. 45)
4 Video Mode Indicator (Z pg. 41)
5 “Cassette Loaded” Mark
6 Counter Memory Mark (Z pg. 33)
7 Tape Speed Indicators (Z pg. 27)
8 AM/PM Indicators (Z pg. 8)
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9 Clock Display (Z pg. 8)
0 Channel Display [“AU” for AUX mode]
Counter Display (Z pg. 26)
! Child Lock Indicator (Z pg. 63)
@ Multi-Channel TV Sound Indicators (Z pg. 43)
# Pause Mode Indicator
$ Play Mode Indicator
% Recording Mode Indicator
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REMOTE CONTROL (Provided)
1
2
POWER
A
B
ENTER
OSD
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3
4
5
6
7
8
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5
6
DAILY (M–F)
WEEKLY
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8
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AUX
CANCEL
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TIMER
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TV
VOL.
CH
CABLE
SP/EP
DBS
TV
DISPLAY TV/VCR
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VCR
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REW
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REC
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MULTI BRAND
REMOTE CONTROL UNIT
Installing Batteries
1 Open the battery compartment cover.
2 Insert 2 "AA"-size batteries (provided) in the direction
indicated under the battery cover.
3 Replace the cover.
1 Instant REVIEW Button (Z pg. 29)
2 A/B Code Select Switch (Z pg. 63)
3 NUMBER Buttons (Z pg. 27)
4 “AUX” Mode Select Button (Z pg. 52)
5 CANCEL Button (Z pg. 50)
Counter [C.] RESET (Z pg. 33)
Channel [CH.] SKIP Button (Z pg. 15)
6 Volume [VOL] +/– Buttons (Z pg. 60)
7 DISPLAY Button (Z pg. 41)
8 Recording Speed [SP/EP] Button (Z pg. 27)
9 Rewind [REW] Button (Z pg. 26)
0 PLAY Button (Z pg. 26)
! Record [REC] Button (Z pg. 27)
@ Counter [C.] MEMORY Button (Z pg. 33)
ADD Button (Z pg. 15)
# MENU Button (Z pg. 9)
$ POWER ON/OFF Button (Z pg. 9)
% ENTER Button (Z pg. 27)
On-Screen Display [OSD] Button (Z pg. 31)
^ DAILY Timer Recording Button (Z pg. 47)
& WEEKLY Timer Recording Button (Z pg. 47)
* TIMER Button (Z pg. 47)
( Channel [CH] 5∞ Buttons (Z pg. 27)
) TV/VCR Button (Z pg. 41)
q TV/CABLE/DBS/VCR Switch (Z pg. 60)
w Fast-Forward [FF] Button (Z pg. 26)
e PAUSE Button (Z pg. 28)
r STOP Button (Z pg. 26)
t SKIP SEARCH Button (Z pg. 39)
y OK Button (Z pg. 9)
u TIME SCAN Button (Z pg. 38)
i ILLUMI GUIDE Button (Z pg. 46)
How To Use
The remote control can operate most of your VCR's
functions.
1 Point the remote control toward the sensor window.
2 Press the appropriate operation button.
3 The maximum operating distance of the remote control
is about 8 m.
NOTES:
● This remote control can also operate various brands of
TVs, Cable Boxes and DBS Receivers. For instructions, Z
pg. 60 – 62.
● If the remote control doesn't work properly, remove its
batteries, wait a short time, replace the batteries and then
try again.
SPECIFICATIONS
GENERAL
Power requirement
Power consumption
Temperature
Operating
Storage
Operating position
Dimensions (W x H x D)
: AC 120 V` , 60 Hz
: 26 W
: 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)
: –20°C to 60°C (–4°F to140°F)
: Horizontal only
: 465 x 105 x 353 mm
(18-5/6" x 4-3/16" x 13-15/16")
: 5.5 kg (12.2 lbs)
: S-VHS/VHS NTSC standard
Weight
Format
Maximum recording time
SP
: 210 min. with ST-210 video
cassette
EP
: 630 min. with ST-210 video
cassette
VIDEO/AUDIO
Signal system
Recording/
Playback system
Signal-to-noise ratio
Horizontal resolution
Frequency range
Normal audio
Hi-Fi audio
Input/Output
TUNER
Tuning system
Channel coverage
VHF
UHF
CATV
RF output
: NTSC-type color signal and
EIA monochrome signal,
525 lines/60 fields
: DA-4 (Double Azimuth) head
helical scan system
: 45 dB
: 240 lines (VHS)
400 lines (S-VHS)
: 70 Hz to 10,000 Hz
: 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz
: RCA connectors (IN x 2,
OUT x 1)
S-VIDEO connectors
(INx2, OUTx1)
: Frequency-synthesized tuner
: Channels 2 – 13
: Channels 14 – 69
: 113 Channels
: Channel 3 or 4 (switchable;
preset to Channel 3 when
shipped) 75 ohms,
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TIMER
Clock reference
Program capacity
Memory backup time
ACCESSORIES
Provided accessories
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: Quartz
: 1-year programmable timer/
8 programs
: Approx. 20 hours
: RF cable (F-type),
Infrared remote control unit,
“AA” battery x 2,
Controller,
S-Video cable (4-pin),
Audio/Video cable,
Mini-plug cable
Specifications shown are for SP mode unless otherwise specified.
E. & O.E. Design and specifications subject to change without
notice.
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FOR SERVICING (Only in U.S.A.)
HOW TO LOCATE YOUR JVC SERVICE CENTER
TOLL FREE: 1-800-252-5722
Dear customer:
In order to receive the most satisfaction from your purchase, read the instruction booklet before operating the unit. In the event
that repair is necessary, or for the address nearest your location, please refer to the factory service center list below or within the
Continental United States, call 1-800-252-5722 for your authorized servicer. Remember to retain your Bill of Sale for Warranty
Service.
— JVC
JVC SERVICE & ENGINEERING
COMPANY OF AMERICA
DIVISION OF US JVC CORP.
FACTORY SERVICE CENTER LOCATIONS
107 Little Falls Road
Fairfield, NJ 07004-2105
(201) 808-9279
1500 Lakes Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30243-5857
(770) 339-2522
705 Enterprise Street
Aurora, IL 60504-8135
(630) 851-7855
5665 Corporate Avenue
Cypress, CA 90630-4727
(714) 229-8011
10700 Hammerly Boulevard, Suite 110
Houston, TX 77043-2310
(713) 935-9331
2969 Mapunapuna Place, Suite 101
Honolulu, HI 96819-2000
(808) 833-5828
230 Eliot Street
Ashland, MA 01721-2377
(508) 881-5923
8192 W State Road 84
Davie, FL 33324-4611
(954) 472-1960
890 Dubuque Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080-1804
(415) 871-2666
Sophisticated electronic products may require occasional service. Just as quality is a keyword in the engineering and production
of the wide array of JVC products, service is the key to maintaining the high level performance for which JVC is world famous. The
JVC service and engineering organization stands behind our products.
NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS
JVC SERVICE & ENGINEERING COMPANY OF AMERICA
DIVISION OF US JVC CORP.
107 Little Falls Road
Fairfield, NJ 07004-2105
If you ship the product...
Pack your JVC unit in the original carton or one of equivalent
size and strength. Enclose, with the unit, a letter stating the
problem or symptom that exists and also a copy of the receipt
or bill of sale you received when you purchased your JVC
unit. Print your home return address on the outside and the
inside of the carton. Send to the appropriate JVC Factory
Service Center as listed above.
ACCESSORIES
To purchase accessories for your JVC product, you may
contact your local JVC Dealer.
Or from the 48 Continental United States call toll free:
1-800-882-2345.
Don't service it yourself.
CAUTION
To prevent electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. No user
serviceable parts inside.
Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
WARRANTY (Only in U.S.A.)
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LIMITED WARRANTY
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CONSUMER VIDEO 1-90
JVC COMPANY OF AMERICA warrants this product and all parts thereof, except as set forth below ONLY TO THE ORIGINAL
PURCHASER AT RETAIL to be FREE FROM DEFECTIVE MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP from the date of original retail
purchase for the period as shown below. ("The Warranty Period")
PARTS
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LABOR
90 DAYS
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS VALID ONLY IN THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND IN
COMMONWEALTH OF PUERTO RICO.
WHAT WE WILL DO:
If this product is found to be defective, JVC will repair or replace defective parts at no charge to the original owner. Such repair
and replacement services shall be rendered by JVC during normal business hours at JVC authorized service centers. Parts
used for replacement are warranted only for the remainder of the Warranty Period. All products and parts thereof may be
brought to a JVC authorized service center on a carry-in basis except for Television sets having a screen size 25 inches and
above which are covered on an in-home basis.
WHAT YOU MUST DO FOR WARRANTY SERVICE:
Return your product to a JVC authorized service center with a copy of your bill of sale. For your nearest JVC authorized
service center, please call toll free: (800) 252-5722.
If service is not available locally, box the product carefully, preferably in the original carton, and ship, insured, with a copy of
your bill of sale plus a letter of explanation of the problem to the nearest JVC Factory Service Center, the name and location
of which will be given to you by the toll-free number.
If you have any questions concerning your JVC Product, please contact our Customer Relations Department.
WHAT IS NOT COVERED:
This limited warranty provided by JVC does not cover:
1. Products which have been subject to abuse, accident, alteration, modification, tampering, negligence, misuse, faulty
installation, lack of reasonable care, or if repaired or serviced by anyone other than a service facility authorized by JVC to
render such service, or if affixed to any attachment not provided with the products, or if the model or serial number has been
altered, tampered with, defaced or removed;
2. Initial installation and installation and removal for repair;
3. Operational adjustments covered in the Owner's Manual, normal maintenance, video and audio head cleaning;
4. Damage that occurs in shipment, due to act of God, and cosmetic damage;
5. Signal reception problems and failures due to line power surge;
6. Video Pick-up Tubes/CCD Image Sensor, Cartridge, Stylus (Needle) are covered for 90 days from the date of purchase;
7. Accessories;
8. Batteries (except that Rechargeable Batteries are covered for 90 days from the date of purchase); from the date of purchase);
There are no other express warranties except as listed above.
THE DURATION OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, IS
LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY HEREIN.
JVC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCT, INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OR ANY OTHER
DAMAGES, WHETHER DIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE TO
TAPES, RECORDS OR DISCS) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH
OF THIS WARRANTY. ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO THE WARRANTY PERIOD SET
FORTH ABOVE.
Some states do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential dameges or limitations on how long an implied warranty
lasts, so these limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also
have other rights which vary from state to state.
JVC COMPANY OF AMERICA
DIVISION OF US JVC CORP.
41 Slater Drive
Elmwood Park, New Jersey 07407
REFURBISHED PRODUCTS CARRY A SEPARATE WARRANTY, THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT APPLY. FOR DETAILS OF
REFURBISHED PRODUCT WARRANTY, PLEASE REFER TO THE REFURBISHED PRODUCT WARRANTY INFORMATION
PACKAGED WITH EACH REFURBISHED PRODUCT.
For customer use:
Enter below the Model No. and Serial No. which is located either on the rear, bottom or side of the cabinet. Retain this information for future
reference.
Model No.:
Serial No.:
Purchase date:
Name of dealer:
HR-S9400U
JVC COMPANY OF AMERICA
DIVISION OF US JVC CORP.
41 Slater Drive, Elmwood Park, N.J. 07407
JVC CANADA INC.
21 Finchdene Square, Scarborough Ontario M1X 1A7
COPYRIGHT © 1997 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD.
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