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VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER HR - VP78U MBRSET CABLE / DBS A / B TV POWER TV / VCR DISPLAY A . MONITOR 1 2 3 2 4 5 6 DBS DAILY ( M - F ) WEEKLY 8 9 7 AUX C.RESET 4 CANCEL TIMER 0 START STOP DATE CH EXPRESS PROGRAMMING PROG PROG SP / EP SKIP SEARCH 1 FF REW CHECK PLAY PLAY FF REW POWER STOP PAUSE REC 3 MENU OK CH TV + SHUTTLE TV PLUS + VOL VOL MENU – TV VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R – TV CH SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP MULTI BRAND REMOTE CONTROL UNIT For Customer Use : Enter below the Model No . and INSTRUCTIONS Serial No . which are located on the rear of cabinet . Retain this information for future reference . Model No . Serial No . LPT0507 - 001A
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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 . Declaration of Conformity CAUTIONS Model Number : HR - VP78U Trade Name : JVC Responsible Party : JVC Americas Corp . CAUTION Address : 1700 Valley Road Wayne , RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN N.J . 07470 Telephone Number : 973 - 315 - 5000 CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK . This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules . DO NOT REMOVE COVER ( OR BACK ) . NO USER - SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE . Operation is subject to the following two conditions : REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL . ( 1 ) This device may not cause harmful interference , and ( 2 ) this device must accept any interference received , including interference that may cause undesired operation . 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 . Failure to heed the following precautions may result in The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to damage to the VCR , Remote or video cassette . alert the user to the presence of important operating and 1 . DO NOT place the VCR . . . maintenance ( servicing ) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance . . . . in an environment prone to extreme temperatures or humidity . . . . in direct sunlight . . . . in a dusty environment . WARNING : . . . in an environment where strong magnetic fields are generated . TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK . . . on a surface that is unstable or subject to vibration . HAZARD , DO NOT EXPOSE THIS 2 . DO NOT block the VCR’s ventilation openings . 3 . DO NOT place heavy objects on the VCR or on the Remote . UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE . 4 . DO NOT place anything which might spill on the top of the CAUTION : VCR or on the Remote . This video cassette recorder should be used with AC 5 . AVOID violent shocks to the VCR during transport . 120V ` , 60Hz only . 3 To prevent electric shocks and fire hazards , DO NOT use VCR Plus + ’ C and PlusCode are registered trademarks of Gemstar any other power source . Development Corporation . The VCR Plus + system is manufactured under license from Gemstar Development Corporation . CAUTION : TM TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK , MATCH WIDE DSS is an official trademark of DIRECTV , Inc . , a unit of GM BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT , FULLY INSERT . Hughes Electronics . PRIMESTAR is a registered service mark of TM Primestar Partners , L.P . DISH Network is a trademark of ATTENTION : Echostar Communications Corporation . 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 . � Cassettes marked “ VHS ” ( or “ S - VHS ” ) can be used with this video cassette recorder . However , S - VHS recording is not CAUTION : possible with this model . Changes or modifications not approved by JVC could void � This model is equipped with SQPB ( S - VHS QUASI user’s authority to operate the equipment . PLAYBACK ) that makes it possible to play back S - VHS recordings with regular VHS resolution . � HQ VHS is compatible with existing VHS equipment . ® � As an ENERGY STAR Partner , JVC has determined that this ® product or product model meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency .
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EN 3 5 . Ventilation IMPORTANT PRODUCT 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 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS covered . • Do not block the openings by placing the product on a bed , Electrical energy can perform many useful functions . But sofa , rug or other similar surface . improper use can result in potential electrical shock or fire • Do not place the product in a built - in installation such as a hazards . This product has been engineered and manufactured bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the to assure your personal safety . In order not to defeat the built - in manufacturer’s instructions have been adhered to . safeguards , observe the following basic rules for its installation , use and servicing . 6 . Wall or Ceiling Mounting The product should be mounted to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer . ATTENTION : 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 If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the INSTALLATION product , be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded so as 1 . Grounding or Polarization to provide some protection against voltage surges and built - up ( A ) Your product may be equipped with a polarized alternating - static charges . Article 810 of the National Electrical Code , current line plug ( a plug having one blade wider than the ANSI / NFPA 70 , provides information with regard to proper other ) . This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way . grounding of the mast and supporting structure , grounding of This is a safety feature . the lead - in wire to an antenna discharge unit , size of grounding If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet , try connectors , location of antenna discharge unit , connection to reversing the plug . If the plug should still fail to fit , contact grounding electrodes , and requirements for the grounding your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet . Do not electrode . defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug . ( B ) Your product may be equipped with a 3 - wire grounding - type 2 . Lightning plug , a plug having a third ( grounding ) pin . This plug will For added protection for this product during a lightning storm , only fit into a grounding - type power outlet . This is a safety or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of feature . time , unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet , contact or cable system . This will prevent damage to the product due to your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet . Do not lightning and power - line surges . defeat the safety purpose of the grounding - type plug . 3 . Power Lines 2 . Power Sources An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity Operate your product only from the type of power source of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits , indicated on the marking label . If you are not sure of the type of or where it can fall into such power lines or circuits . When power supply to your home , consult your product dealer or installing an outside antenna system , extreme care should be local power company . If your product is intended to operate taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits as from battery power , or other sources , refer to the operating contact with them might be fatal . instructions . 3 . Overloading Do not overload wall outlets , extension cords , or integral EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING AS PER convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE , ANSI / NFPA 70 electric shock . 4 . Power Cord Protection NANTENNA LEAD I WIRE Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against GROUND CLAMP them , paying particular attention to cords at plugs , convenience receptacles , and the point where they exit from the product . ANTENNA DISCHARGE UNIT ( NEC SECTION 810 - 20 ) ELECTRIC SERVICE EQUIPMENT OGROUNDINGORSN CONDUCTCTI ( NEC SE 810 - 21 ) GROUND CLAMPS POWER SERVICE GROUNDING ELECTRODE SYSTEM ( NEC ART 250 . PART H ) NEC – NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
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4 EN USE SERVICING 1 . Accessories 1 . Servicing To avoid personal injury : If your product is not operating correctly or exhibits a marked • Do not place this product on an unstable cart , stand , tripod , change in performance and you are unable to restore normal bracket , or table . It may fall , causing serious injury to a child operation by following the detailed procedure in its operating or adult , and serious damage to the product . instructions , do not attempt to service it yourself as opening or • Use only with a cart , stand , tripod , bracket , or table removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the product . hazards . Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel . • Use a mounting accessory recommended by the manufacturer and follow the manufacturer’s instructions for 2 . Damage Requiring Service any mounting of the product . Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to • Do not try to roll a cart with small casters across thresholds or qualified service personnel under the following conditions : deep - pile carpets . a.When the power supply cord or plug is damaged . b.If liquid has been spilled , or objects have fallen into the 2 . Product and Cart Combination product . A product and cart combination should c.If the product has been exposed to rain or water . PORTABLE CART WARNING be moved with care . Quick stops , d.If the product does not operate normally by following the ( Symbol provided by RETAC ) excessive force , and uneven surfaces operating instructions . Adjust only those controls that are may cause the product and cart covered by the operating instructions as an improper combination to overturn . 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 3 . Water and Moisture When replacement parts are required , be sure the service Do not use this product near water — for example , near a bath technician has used replacement parts specified by the tub , wash bowl , kitchen sink or laundry tub , in a wet basement , manufacturer or have the same characteristics as the original or near a swimming pool and the like . part . Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire , electric shock or other hazards . 4 . Object and Liquid Entry Never push objects of any kind into this product through 4 . Safety Check openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short - Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product , ask out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock . Never spill the service technician to perform safety checks to determine liquid of any kind on the product . that the product is in safe operating condition . 5 . Attachments Do not use attachments not recommended by the manufacturer HOW TO USE THIS INSTRUCTION of this product as they may cause hazards . MANUAL 6 . Cleaning ● The Index on pages 54 – 57 lists frequently - used terms , and Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning . Do the number of the page on which they are used or explained not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners . Use a damp cloth in the manual . This section also illustrates the controls and for cleaning . connections on the front and rear panel , the front display panel and the Remote . ● The � mark signals a reference to another page for 7 . Heat instructions or related information . The product should be situated away from heat sources such as ● Operation buttons necessary for the various procedures are radiators , heat registers , stoves , or other products ( including clearly indicated through the use of illustrations at the amplifiers ) that produce heat . beginning of each major section . BEFORE YOU INSTALL YOUR NEW VCR . . . . . . please read the sections / literature listed below . ● “ CAUTIONS ” on page 2 ● “ IMPORTANT PRODUCT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ” on the previous pages
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CONTENTS EN 5 NSTALLING YOUR NEW VCR 6 I IMER RECORDING 30 T ® Basic Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 VCR Plus + Timer Programing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 ® VCR Plus + Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Express Timer Programing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 NITIAL SETTINGS 8 I Checking program settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Plug & Play Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Canceling or changing program settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Language Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 When programs overlap each other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Clock Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Preparations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 THER USEFUL FUNCTIONS 38 O Setting clock semiautomatically — Semiauto Clock Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Useful Function Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Setting clock manually — Manual Clock Set . . . . . . . . . . . 12 7 VIDEO CALIBRATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Tuner Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 7 PICTURE CONTROL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Setting channels automatically 7 AUTO TIMER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 — Auto Channel Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 7 SUPERIMPOSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Setting channels manually 7 AUTO SP = EP TIMER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 — Manual Channel Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 7 VIDEO STABILIZER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Cable Box Control Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 7 BLUE BACK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Installing Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 7 2ND AUDIO RECORD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Setting cable box output channel & brand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 7 AUDIO MONITOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 DBS Receiver Control Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 7 AV COMPU - LINK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Installing Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Preventing Misuse — Child Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Setting DBS receiver output channel & brand . . . . . . . . . . 19 ASIC PLAYBACK AND DITING 43 E BRECORDING 21 Edit To Or From Another VCR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Edit From Camcorder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Basic Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Basic Playback Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Changing display information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 ULTI - BRAND REMOTE CONTROL 46 M Checking tape position . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Playing back tape repeatedly — Repeat Play . . . . . . . . . . . 22 TV Brand Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Adjusting tracking condition Cable Box Brand Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 — Tracking Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 DBS Receiver Brand Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Selecting monitor sound — Audio Monitor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Changing Remote Control Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Automatic operations after rewinding — Next Function Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 ROUBLESHOOTING 50 T Locating beginning of recordings — Index Search . . . 24 Locating beginning of timer recordings Questions and answers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 — Instant Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Basic Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 NDEX 54 I Basic Recording Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Changing display information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 List of terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Specifying recording length Front panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 — Instant Timer Recording ( ITR ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Front display panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Watching one program while recording another . . . . . . 26 Rear panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Showing on - screen display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 On - screen display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Remote . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 PECIAL EFFECT PLAYBACK 28 S PECIFICATIONS 58 S Special Effect Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Locating particular scene rapidly — Picture Search . . . . 28 7 High - Speed Picture Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 OR SERVICING ( Only in U.S.A . ) 59 F 7 Variable - Speed Picture Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Viewing still picture — Still Picture Playback . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Skipping unwanted portions — Skip Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 ARRANTY ( Only in U.S.A . ) 60 W Viewing still picture frame by frame — Frame - by - Frame Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Viewing slow motion picture — Slow Motion Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
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INSTALLING YOUR NEW VCR 6 EN Basic Connections ANT . IN ( Antenna or cable input ) Antenna or cable Coaxial cable Flat feeder Matching transformer ( not supplied ) AUDIO OUT VIDEO OUT AC Power Cord PAUSE / CABLEX IN OUT ANT.IN AVCOMPU BO R - LINK AUDIO L RF OUT VIDEO CH3 CH4 Back of VCR RF OUT AC Outlet Audio / video cable ( not supplied ) To Audio / video input connectors RF cable ( supplied ) To 75 ohm terminal TV
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EN 7 Check contents Final preparation for use 1 5 Turn on the VCR and set the CH3 - CH4 switch on the Make sure the package contains all of the rear ( shown below ) to either CH3 or CH4 correctly . accessories listed in “ SPECIFICATIONS ” ( � pg . ● The CH3 – CH4 switch is preset to the CH3 58 ) . position . Set to CH4 if CH3 is used for broadcasting in your Situate VCR area . ( To view the picture from this VCR through 2 Place the VCR on a stable , horizontal surface . this channel , select the same channel on the TV with the CH3 – CH4 switch setting on the VCR . ) Connect VCR to TV ● You can now perform basic playback ( � pg . 3 The following connections are required . 21 ) or basic recording ( � pg . 25 ) . RF Connection 1 Disconnect the TV antenna from the TV . 2 Connect the TV antenna cable to the ANT . IN terminal on the rear of the VCR . CABLE PAUSE / 3 Connect the supplied RF cable between the RF IN OUT ANT . IN AV BOX COMPU R OUT terminal on the rear of the VCR and the - LINK AUDIO TV’s antenna input terminal . L RF OUT AV Connection ( improves picture quality during VIDEO CH3 CH4 tape playback . ) If your TV is equipped with audio / video input connectors Back of VCR 1 Connect the antenna , VCR and TV as shown in the illustration . 2 Connect an audio / video cable between the AUDIO / VIDEO OUT connectors on the rear of the VCR and the audio / video input connectors on the TV . NOTES : ● The VCR channel is the channel on which you can watch the Connect VCR to power source picture from the VCR on the TV when only using the RF 4 connection . The VCR’s CH3 - CH4 switch , on the back of the Connect the AC power plug to an AC outlet . VCR , sets the VCR channel to CH3 or CH4 . ● Even if you are using audio / video cables to connect your VCR ● The clock and tuner channels will to your TV , you must also connect it using the RF cable . This automatically be set when the antenna is will ensure that you can record one show while watching connected and when the AC power cord is first another ( � pg . 26 ) . connected to an AC power outlet ( � pg . 8 ) . ● For full identification of the VCR’s rear panel , refer to the ( If “ Auto ” or “ CH ” is displayed on the front display Index ( � pg . 56 ) . panel before the VCR is turned on , the clock and tuner channels are being set automatically . Wait until the clock time is displayed on the front display panel before turning on the VCR . )
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INITIAL SETTINGS 8 EN This VCR sets the clock and tuner channels automatically when AC power cord is first connected to Plug & Play an AC outlet . The antenna cable must be connected for the Plug & Play setting . The time and date can be set automatically by the clock Setting setting data transmitted from one of the regular TV broadcast channels . We call this TV channel the “ host channel ” and it is a PBS channel in your area . Auto Clock Set / Auto Tuner Set Perform Plug & Play setup 1 Connect the antenna cable to the VCR ( � pg . ATTENTION 6 ) . Then connect the AC power cord to an AC ● If you use a cable box , Plug & Play will not function ; set outlet . Do not turn on the VCR . the clock and tuner channels separately . ( � pg . 10 – 14 ) ● It takes several minutes for the VCR to complete the Plug The clock and tuner channels will be set & Play setting . automatically . ● Do not press any buttons on the front panel or on the NOTES : Remote while Plug & Play is in progress . ● Auto Clock Set is performed first . “ Auto ” blinks on the front display panel during Auto Clock Set . ● Auto Channel Set is performed next . Auto Channel Set scans all the channels that are receivable by your FF REW PLAY VCR . During Auto Channel Set , the channel numbers POWER are displayed as they are scanned and set . ● When Plug & Play setting has been complete MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP successfully , the correct clock time is displayed . If you perform Plug & Play setting successfully , there is no need to perform the clock ( � pg . 10 ) and tuner ( � pg . 13 ) settings . If , however , you want to add or delete channels , refer to Manual Channel Set on page 14 . Plug & Play Completed During Initial Auto Clock Set During Auto Channel Set The current time ( including “ Auto ” blinks . The channel numbers are displayed AM / PM ) is displayed . as they are scanned and set . * If an incorrect clock time or “ – – : – – ” appears on the display panel , see “ What to do if Plug & Play setting failed ” below . INFORMATION ● If “ AUTO CLOCK ” is set to “ ON ” on the Clock Set screen on page 11 , the clock will be adjusted automatically by the host channel every hour ( except 11 : 00 PM , midnight , 1 : 00 AM and 2 : 00 AM ) using the incoming PBS channel clock setting data . ( This automatic clock adjustment can only be performed when the VCR is turned off . The clock will be adjusted just on these hours — on the time displayed on the front panel display , not on the actual real time . ) The default setting of “ AUTO CLOCK ” is “ ON ” . ● If the memory backup fails , because a power outage occurs or because the AC power cord is unplugged , Plug & Play will be performed when power is restored to the VCR . ● Poor antenna or cable signal may prevent the VCR from receiving the Auto clock setting data from the PBS channel . If this function is taking a considerable amount of time , it may be necessary to perform the Semiauto or Manual Clock Set procedure . What to do if Plug & Play setting failed ● 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 Semiauto ( � pg . 11 ) or Manual Clock Set ( � pg . 12 ) procedure . ● If “ - - : - - ” appears on the front display panel , your antenna cable may not be connected to the VCR or there may not be a Host PBS signal available in your area . Ensure that the antenna cable is connected correctly . Then turn on and off the VCR ; the Plug & Play setting will be automatically reactivated . If Plug & Play setting is not performed though the antenna cable is connected correctly , perform Manual Clock Set ( � pg . 12 ) and Auto Channel Set or Manual Channel Set ( � pg . 13 or 14 ) .
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EN 9 This VCR offers you the language choice to view menus and some messages ( excluding the on - screen display Language superimposed on the TV screen ) — in English , Spanish or French . Select the desired language using the following procedure . Setting The default setting is “ ENGLISH ” . Access Main Menu screen Turn on the VCR and the TV , and select the VCR 1 Press MENU . channel 3 or 4 ( or AV mode ) on the TV . Access Initial Set screen 2 On the front panel : MAIN MENU 1 4 Press CH 5 ∞ to move FUNCTION SET TUNER SET the highlight bar ( arrow ) 2 3 = INITIAL SET to “ INITIAL SET ” , then press OK . PRESS ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) On the Remote : FF REW PRESS ( MENU ) TO END PLAY Press SHUTTLE PLUS POWER % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to “ INITIAL MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP Select language 3 On the front panel : 2 3 INITIAL SET Press CH 5 ∞ to move CLOCK SET the highlight bar ( arrow ) = LANGUAGE ENGLISH GUIDE CHANNEL SET to “ LANGUAGE ” , then CABLE BOX SET DBS RECEIVER SET press OK repeatedly until the desired SELECT WITH ( 5 , ∞ ) AND ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END language is selected . On the Remote : Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to “ LANGUAGE ” , then press OK or 1 2 3 SHUTTLE PLUS # repeatedly until the desired 2 language is selected . 4 5 6 8 9 7 Return to normal screen 4 Press MENU . 4 0 1 3 1 4 2 3 2 3
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 10 EN Perform clock setting only if the clock has not been set correctly by the Plug & Play setting or if you use a cable Clock Setting box . Access the Clock Set screen to perform the Semiauto or Manual Clock Set . Each procedure starts from step 4 Turn on the VCR and the TV , and select the VCR after preparation steps below are finished . channel 3 or 4 ( or AV mode ) on the TV . If you use a cable box , set the clock manually . ( � pg . 12 ) Preparations 1 8 Access Main Menu screen 1 2 – 7 Press MENU . Access Initial Set screen FF REW 2 PLAY MAIN MENU On the front panel : POWER Press CH 5 ∞ to move FUNCTION SET MENU TUNER SET the highlight bar ( arrow ) VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK = INITIAL SET VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP to “ INITIAL SET ” , then press OK . PRESS ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) On the Remote : PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 2 – 7 Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to “ INITIAL SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . Select clock set 3 INITIAL SET On the front panel : Press CH 5 ∞ to move = CLOCK SET LANGUAGE ENGLISH 1 2 3 the highlight bar ( arrow ) GUIDE CHANNEL SET 2 CABLE BOX SET to “ CLOCK SET ” , then 4 5 6 DBS RECEIVER SET press OK . SELECT WITH ( 5 , ∞ ) AND ( OK ) 8 9 7 On the Remote : PRESS ( MENU ) TO END Press SHUTTLE PLUS 4 0 % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to “ CLOCK SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . ● “ CABLE BOX USERS SET CLOCK MANUALLY ” appears on the screen for about 5 seconds , then 1 the Clock Set screen appears . 3 2 3 1 8 2 – 7 2 – 7
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EN 11 Setting clock semiautomatically Select D.S.T . mode 6 You have three choices : — Semiauto Clock Set AUTO – Select if you want to adjust your VCR’s You can change the host channel / D.S.T . / time zone clock automatically by the incoming setting manually . signal from the host channel . ( Auto First follow steps 1 to 3 on page 10 , then go to the Daylight Saving Time * ) following steps . ON – Adjustment will be made by the clock itself . Set Auto Clock to ON OFF – Select when Daylight Saving Time does 4 On the front panel : not apply to you . CLOCK SET Press OK to move the On the front panel : TIME DATE YEAR highlight bar to “ AUTO 1 : 00PM 12 / 24 00 SUN Press OK to move the highlight bar to “ D.S.T . ” , then AUTO CLOCK : ON CLOCK ” , then press CH HOST CH : AUTO ( CATV ) press CH 5 ∞ repeatedly until the desired setting is D.S.T . : AUTO 5 ∞ so that “ ON ” is selected . TIME ZONE : AUTO selected . PRESS ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) On the Remote : PRESS ( MENU ) TO END On the Remote : Press SHUTTLE PLUS # to move the highlight bar Press SHUTTLE PLUS # to move the highlight bar to “ D.S.T . ” , then press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to “ AUTO CLOCK ” , then press SHUTTLE PLUS repeatedly until the desired setting is selected . % fi so that “ ON ” is selected . Then ; Select time zone To select the host channel — go to step 5 . 7 You can select the time zone automatically or To select the D.S.T . mode — go to step 6 . manually . To select the time zone — go to step 7 . On the front panel : NOTE : Press OK to move the highlight bar to “ TIME The time that has been set previously will be erased ZONE ” , then press CH 5 ∞ repeatedly until when “ AUTO CLOCK ” , “ HOST CH ” , “ D.S.T . ” or “ TIME “ AUTO ” or the desired time zone is selected . ZONE ” setting is changed . Each time you press the button , the time zone changes as follows : Select host channel O AUTO O ATLANTIC O EASTERN 5 You can either select “ AUTO ” or enter a PBS O CENTRAL O MOUNTAIN O PACIFIC channel number . O ALASKA O HAWAII O ( back to the beginning ) On the front panel : Press OK to move the highlight bar to “ HOST On the Remote : CH ” , then press CH 5 ∞ repeatedly until Press SHUTTLE PLUS # to move the highlight bar “ AUTO ” or the desired PBS channel number is to “ TIME ZONE ” , press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi selected . repeatedly until “ AUTO ” or the desired time zone is selected ( see above ) . On the Remote : Press SHUTTLE PLUS # to move the highlight bar NOTE : to “ HOST CH ” , then press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi If an incorrect clock time is displayed by the Plug & until “ AUTO ” or the desired PBS channel number Play setting , you may be receiving the clock setting is selected . data of a PBS channel from an adjacent time zone or from an incorrect PBS channel from a cable TV system . NOTE : If you selected “ AUTO ” for the host channel in step 5 , Some PBS channels do not transmit clock setting data . be sure to select the correct time zone manually . Return to normal screen 8 Press MENU . * Auto Daylight Saving Time This function enables automatic adjustment of the VCR’s clock at the start and end of Daylight Saving Time . IMPORTANT With Auto DST activated , . . . . . . on the first Sunday of April at 2 : 00 AM , the clock is Turn off the VCR after performing Semiauto Clock Set . adjusted to 3 : 00 AM . “ Auto ” will appear on the front display panel while the . . . on the last Sunday of October at 2 : 00 AM , the clock is being set . The current clock time will appear clock is adjusted to 1 : 00 AM . automatically when the clock setting is complete .
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 12 EN Set date 8 5 On the front panel : 4 – 6 Press CH 5 ∞ until the desired date appears , then press OK . On the Remote : FF REW Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi until the desired date PLAY POWER appears , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP ● Holding CH 5 ∞ or SHUTTLE PLUS % fi CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP changes the date in 15 - day intervals . Set year 4 – 7 6 On the front panel : Press CH 5 ∞ until the desired year appears , then press OK twice . On the Remote : Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi until the desired year appears , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # twice . 1 Select D.S.T . mode 7 You can select either “ ON ” or “ OFF ” . ON – Adjustment will be made by the built - in clock itself . 3 8 4 – 6 OFF – Select when Daylight Saving Time does not apply to you . On the front panel : Press CH 5 ∞ to select the desired setting . On the Remote : Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to select the desired 4 – 7 setting . Start clock 8 Press MENU and normal screen appears . To make corrections any time during the process Press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # repeatedly until the item Setting clock manually you want to change blinks , then press CH 5 ∞ or — Manual Clock Set SHUTTLE PLUS % fi . First follow steps 1 to 3 on page 10 , then go to the following steps . Set time 4 On the front panel : CLOCK SET Press CH 5 ∞ until the TIME DATE YEAR desired time appears , – – : – – AM 1 / 1 00 AUTO CLOCK : ON then press OK . HOST CH : AUTO ( CATV ) D.S.T . : AUTO On the Remote : TIME ZONE : AUTO Press SHUTTLE PLUS PRESS ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END % fi until the desired time appears , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . ● Holding CH 5 ∞ or SHUTTLE PLUS % fi changes the time in 30 - minute intervals . ● When the time is entered manually , “ AUTO CLOCK ” is automatically set to “ OFF ” , and “ HOST CH ” and “ TIME ZONE ” disappear .
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EN 13 Setting channels Tuner Setting Auto Channel Set automatically — Use Auto Channel Set only if channels have not been set correctly by the Plug & Play setting or if you use a cable Turn on the VCR and the TV , and select the VCR box . If you want to add or delete channels , use Manual channel 3 or 4 ( or AV mode ) on the TV . Channel Set ( � pg . 14 ) . Access Main Menu screen 1 Press MENU . 1 4 Access Tuner Set screen 2 3 2 On the front panel : MAIN MENU Press CH 5 ∞ to move FUNCTION SET the highlight bar ( arrow ) = TUNER SET FF REW PLAY INITIAL SET to “ TUNER SET ” , then POWER press OK . MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP On the Remote : PRESS ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP PRESS ( MENU ) TO END Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to “ TUNER SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . 2 3 Perform Auto Channel Set 3 You can automatically TUNER SET set the receivable BAND CATV channels in your area in = AUTO CHANNEL SET the order of their MANUAL CHANNEL SET frequencies . On the front panel : SELECT WITH ( 5 , ∞ ) AND ( OK ) 1 2 3 PRESS ( MENU ) TO END Press CH 5 ∞ to move 2 4 5 6 the highlight bar ( arrow ) AUTO CHANNEL SET to “ AUTO CHANNEL 8 9 7 SET ” , then press OK . 4 SCANNING . . . 0 On the Remote : Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to PRESS ( MENU ) TO END “ AUTO CHANNEL 1 SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . NOTES : ● When Auto Channel Set is complete , “ SCAN COMPLETED ” appears on screen . 3 ● If the scan was unsuccessful , “ SCAN COMPLETED – 1 4 2 3 NO SIGNAL ” appears on screen . Check the connections and start again . Return to normal screen 4 2 3 Press MENU . INFORMATION The VCR selects the correct band ( TV or CATV ) automatically during Auto Channel Set . The selected band will be displayed on the right side of “ BAND ” on the Tuner Set screen .
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 14 EN Access Tuner Set screen 1 5 2 On the front panel : 2 – 4 Press CH 5 ∞ to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to “ TUNER SET ” , then press OK . On the Remote : FF REW Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight PLAY POWER bar ( arrow ) to “ TUNER SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP Access Manual Channel Set screen 3 On the front panel : TUNER SET 2 – 4 Press CH 5 ∞ move the BAND CATV AUTO CHANNEL SET highlight bar ( arrow ) to = MANUAL CHANNEL SET “ MANUAL CHANNEL SET ” , then press OK . SELECT WITH ( 5 , ∞ ) AND ( OK ) On the Remote : PRESS ( MENU ) TO END Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to “ MANUAL CHANNEL SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . 1 2 3 2 Add or skip desired channels 4 4 5 6 4 To add channels 8 9 7 MANUAL CHANNEL SET On the Remote ONLY : 1 Press the Number 4 0 ( CATV ) keys to input a CH 45 ADD channel number you want to add . PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 – 9 ) OR ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) 2 Press OK or PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 1 SHUTTLE PLUS # to set to “ ADD ” . 3 Repeat 1 and 2 to add other channels . To skip channels 3 On the front panel : 1 5 2 – 4 1 Press CH 5 ∞ to select a channel number you want to skip . 2 Press OK to set to “ SKIP ” . 3 Repeat 1 and 2 to skip other channels . 2 – 4 On the Remote : 1 Press the Number keys or SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to input a channel number you want to skip . 2 Press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # to set to “ SKIP ” . 3 Repeat 1 and 2 to skip other channels . Return to normal screen 5 Press MENU . Setting channels manually — Manual Channel Set You can add the channels you want or delete the channels you do not want manually . Access Main Menu screen 1 Press MENU .
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EN 15 The following procedure is required if you receive your TV channels through a cable box ( descrambler ) . The Cable Box Controller allows the VCR to automatically switch the cable box channel during timer recording . The Controller is effective for recording broadcasts that have Control been programmed using VCR Plus + ( � pg . 30 ) or Express timer programing ( � pg . 34 ) . Setting NOTE : The Controller is not supplied with this unit . It can be requested by mailing in the completed JVC Cable Mouse Certificate that is Suggested location included with the accessory package . 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 Installing Controller sensor . Situate Controller 1 ATTENTION : Place the Controller so that its transmitter is The Controller can also control a DBS receiver . If both a cable facing the cable box’s remote sensor . box and a DBS receiver are used , position the Controller so its ● Make sure the path between the Controller and signal reaches the remote sensors on both the cable box and the cable box’s remote sensor is not blocked . DBS receiver . Cable box Attach Controller 2 Fix securely using the adhesive strip attached on the back of the Controller . Connect cable box to VCR 3 ● If your cable box does not have audio / video output connectors Connect the RF output terminal on the cable Controller box to the ANT . IN terminal on the rear of your ( suggested Your VCR VCR . locations ) ● If your cable box has audio / video output connectors Connect an audio / video cable between the Cable box AUDIO / VIDEO IN connectors on the rear of the VCR and the audio / video output connectors on the cable box . NOTE : To To When connecting your cable box , refer to its instruction Controller RF output Audio / Video manual . ( not supplied ) output Transmitter Connect Controller to VCR or 4 Connect the Controller to the CABLE BOX Controller connector on the rear panel . To To AUDIO / How to control the cable box ANT . IN VIDEO IN This VCR has two separate methods to control your cable box . ● The VCR’s wireless Remote can control your cable box . This eliminates the need for a separate cable box’s Remote . ● The VCR’s Controller can also control your cable box . Your VCR This allows the VCR to change your cable box’s channel number during timer recording . CABLEX Each method must be set up separately . To set up the VCR’s BO Remote , refer to page 47 . To set up the Controller , go to page 16 .
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 16 EN Access Main Menu screen on VCR Turn on the VCR and the TV , and select the VCR 2 channel 3 or 4 ( or AV mode ) on the TV . Press MENU . Access Initial Set screen 2 3 On the front panel : Press CH 5 ∞ to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to 3 4 6 “ INITIAL SET ” , then press OK . On the Remote : FF REW Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight PLAY POWER bar ( arrow ) to “ INITIAL SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP Access Cable Box Set screen 4 On the front panel : INITIAL SET 5 3 – Press CH 5 ∞ to move CLOCK SET the highlight bar ( arrow ) LANGUAGE ENGLISH GUIDE CHANNEL SET to “ CABLE BOX SET ” , = CABLE BOX SET DBS RECEIVER SET then press OK . SELECT WITH ( 5 , ∞ ) AND ( OK ) On the Remote : PRESS ( MENU ) TO END Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to “ CABLE 1 2 3 2 BOX SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . 4 5 6 7 Select cable box output channel 8 9 7 5 Your selection depends CABLE BOX SET 4 0 on how your cable box is connected to your OFF VCR . ● If your cable box is connected to your 1 PRESS ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END VCR’s ANT . IN terminal on the rear Press CH 5 ∞ on the front panel or SHUTTLE PLUS % fi on the Remote until the channel number representing the cable box’s output 3 3 4 6 7 2 ( CH2 – CH9 ) appears on the screen . ● If your cable box is connected to your VCR’s AUDIO / VIDEO IN connectors on the front panel Press CH 5 ∞ on the front panel or SHUTTLE 3 – 5 PLUS % fi on the Remote until “ ON F - 1 ( FRONT ) ” appears on the screen . ● If your cable box is connected to your VCR’s AUDIO / VIDEO IN connectors on the rear panel Press CH 5 ∞ on the front panel or SHUTTLE PLUS % fi on the Remote until “ ON L - 1 ( REAR ) ” appears on the screen . ● If you do not use a cable box Setting cable box output Press CH 5 ∞ on the front panel or SHUTTLE PLUS % fi on the Remote until “ OFF ” appears channel & brand on the screen . After installation , set the cable box output’s channel and its brand correctly ; otherwise , the Controller cannot work correctly . Turn on cable box 1 Select a channel other than channel 9 on your cable box .
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EN 17 CABLE BOX BRAND LIST Access Cable Box Brand Set screen 6 BRAND CODE Press OK . ARCHER 1 , 5 , 17 CABLETENNA 1 , 17 Enter cable box brand 7 CABLEVIEW 15 , 16 , 17 , 21 , 25 CABLE BOX BRAND SET On the Remote ONLY : CITIZEN 15 , 16 , 17 , 21 , 25 Press the appropriate CURTIS 2 , 8 1 DIAMOND 1 , 17 Number keys to enter EASTERN 19 the brand code from the GC BRAND 15 , 16 , 17 , 21 , 25 list shown to the right , GEMINI 15 PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 – 9 ) THEN ( OK ) TO TEST then press OK . GENERAL INSTRUMENTS 1 , 4 , 6 , 11 , 12 , 15 , 28 PRESS ( MENU ) TO END HAMLIN 10 , 18 , 19 , 23 ● If the cable box’s JASCO 15 channel changes to 9 , JERROLD 1 , 4 , 6 , 11 , 12 , 15 , 28 CABLE BOX BRAND SET setting is complete NOVAVISION 2 , 8 1 Press OK and “ CABLE OAK 7 , 20 PANASONIC 13 , 14 DID YOUR CABLE BOX BOX CONTROL IS CHANGE TO CHANNEL 09 ? PULSER 15 , 16 , 17 , 21 , 25 ON ” appears on the = YES RCA 13 , 14 NO screen for about 5 REGAL 10 , 18 , 19 , 23 PRESS ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) seconds , then it PRESS ( MENU ) TO END REGENCY 19 REMBRANDT 1 , 16 , 17 returns to the normal SAMSUNG 5 , 16 , 24 screen . SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA 2 , 8 ● If the cable box's channel does not change to 9 SIGMA 7 , 20 1 Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi ( or CH 5 ∞ on SL MARX 5 , 16 , 17 , 24 , 25 the front panel ) to move the highlight bar SPRUCER 13 , 14 STARGATE 5 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 21 , 24 , 25 ( arrow ) to “ NO ” . TELEVIEW 5 , 16 , 24 2 Press OK . TOCOM 1 , 4 , 16 3 Repeat step 7 until the cable box’s channel UNIKA 1 , 17 changes to 9 by entering another code . UNIVERSAL 16 , 17 , 25 VIDEOWAY 3 , 9 , 22 4 If the channel does not change after going ZENITH 3 , 9 , 22 through all the code numbers listed for your model of cable box , then try all the other numbers . If the VCR’s clock has not been set ( with AUTO CLOCK set to ON ) “ CABLE BOX USERS SET CLOCK MANUALLY ” appears for about 5 seconds when you press OK in step 6 , then the Clock Set screen appears . NOTES : Perform Manual Clock Set on page 12 . If you press MENU ● The Controller may not work with all types of cable box . after the clock has been set , the Cable Box Brand Set ● If your cable box does not respond to any code , you cannot screen appears . 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 time of timer recording . Contact your cable company about the possibility of exchanging your current cable box with the one compatible with your VCR . ● The VCR can only change the cable box channel through the Controller during timer recording . ● If your cable box cannot be operated with a remote control ( because it has no remote sensor ) , you cannot 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 time of timer recording . ● If the VCR’s memory backup expires because of a power failure , set the cable box output channel and brand again . ● For customers in U.S.A . : If you are unable to set the Controller , contact JVC toll free at 1 - 800 - 252 - 5722 .
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 18 EN The following procedure is required if you receive satellite channels through a DBS ( Direct Broadcast Satellite ) DBS Receiver receiver . The Controller allows the VCR to automatically switch the DBS receiver’s channels during timer recording . Control Setting NOTES : ● The Controller is not supplied with this unit . It can be requested by mailing in the completed JVC Cable Mouse Suggested location Certificate that is included with the accessory package . Place the DBS ( Direct Broadcast Satellite ) receiver on top ● The VCR can automatically change the DBS receiver of the VCR . Attach the VCR’s Controller to the top of the channels using the Controller when the VCR has been VCR with the Controller’s transmitter pointed towards programed using Express timer programing ( � pg . 34 ) . the DBS receiver’s remote sensor . Because satellite programing does not use PlusCode , the Controller cannot change the DBS receiver channels during VCR Plus + timer recording . ATTENTION : ● If a cable box is also used , it is recommended that you connect The Controller can also control a cable box . If both a DBS the DBS receiver to your VCR’s audio / video input connectors receiver and a cable box are used , position the Controller so its and the cable box to your VCR’s antenna input terminal . signal reaches the remote sensors on both the DBS receiver and cable box . Installing Controller DBS receiver Situate Controller 1 Place the Controller so that its transmitter is facing the DBS receiver’s remote sensor . ● Make sure the path between the Controller and the DBS receiver’s remote sensor is not blocked . Controller Attach Controller Your VCR ( suggested 2 Fix securely using the adhesive strip attached on locations ) the back of the Controller . DBS receiver Connect DBS receiver to VCR 3 ● If your DBS receiver does not have audio / Controller video output connectors ( not supplied ) To Connect the RF output terminal on the DBS To RF output Audio / Video receiver to the ANT . IN terminal on the rear of output your VCR . Transmitter or ● If your DBS receiver has audio / video output connectors To Connect an audio / video cable between the To AUDIO / ANT . IN AUDIO / VIDEO IN connectors on the rear of VIDEO IN the VCR and the audio / video output connectors on the DBS receiver . NOTE : When connecting your DBS receiver , refer to its Your VCR instruction manual . Connect Controller to VCR CABLEX BO 4 Connect the Controller to the CABLE BOX Controller connector on the rear panel . How to control the DBS receiver This VCR has two separate methods to control your DBS receiver . ● The VCR’s wireless Remote can control your DBS receiver . This eliminates the need for a separate DBS receiver’s Remote . ● 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 , refer to page 48 . To set up the Controller , go to page 19 .
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EN 19 Access Main Menu screen on VCR Turn on the VCR and the TV , and select the VCR 2 channel 3 or 4 ( or AV mode ) on the TV . Press MENU . Access Initial Set screen 2 3 On the front panel : Press CH 5 ∞ to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to 3 4 “ INITIAL SET ” , then press OK . On the Remote : Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight FF REW PLAY POWER bar ( arrow ) to “ INITIAL SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP Access DBS Receiver Set screen 4 On the front panel : INITIAL SET Press CH 5 ∞ to move 3 – 5 CLOCK SET LANGUAGE ENGLISH the highlight bar ( arrow ) GUIDE CHANNEL SET to “ DBS RECEIVER CABLE BOX SET = DBS RECEIVER SET SET ” , then press OK . SELECT WITH ( 5 , ∞ ) AND ( OK ) On the Remote : PRESS ( MENU ) TO END Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to “ DBS 1 2 3 RECEIVER SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE 2 4 5 6 PLUS # . 8 9 7 Select DBS receiver output channel 5 4 Your selection depends 0 DBS RECEIVER SET on how your DBS receiver is connected to OFF your VCR . ● If your DBS receiver 1 is connected to your PRESS ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END VCR’s ANT . IN terminal on the rear Press CH 5 ∞ on the front panel or SHUTTLE PLUS % fi on the Remote until the channel 3 number representing the DBS receiver’s output 3 4 2 ( CH3 or CH4 ) appears on the screen . If your DBS receiver is connected to your VCR’s ● AUDIO / VIDEO IN connectors on the front panel Press CH 5 ∞ on the front panel or SHUTTLE 3 – 5 PLUS % fi on the Remote until “ ON F - 1 ( FRONT ) ” appears on the screen . If your DBS receiver is connected to your VCR’s ● AUDIO / VIDEO IN connectors on the rear panel Press CH 5 ∞ on the front panel or SHUTTLE PLUS % fi on the Remote until “ ON L - 1 ( REAR ) ” appears on the screen . ● If you do not use a DBS receiver Setting DBS receiver output Press CH 5 ∞ on the front panel or SHUTTLE channel & brand PLUS % fi on the Remote until “ OFF ” appears on the screen . After installation , set the DBS receiver’s output channel and its brand correctly ; otherwise , the Controller cannot CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE \ work correctly . Turn on DBS receiver 1 Select a channel other than channel 55 , 100 or 205 on your DBS receiver .
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 20 EN Access DBS Receiver Brand Set screen 6 Press OK . 6 Enter DBS Receiver’s brand 7 On the Remote ONLY : DBS RECEIVER BRAND SET FF REW Press the appropriate PLAY 4 0 POWER Number keys to enter the brand code from the MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE following list , then SP / EP PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 – 9 ) press OK . THEN ( OK ) TO TEST PRESS ( MENU ) TO END The program currently received through the DBS receiver appears for about 10 seconds . BRAND CODE JVC ( DISH Network ) 51 ECHOSTAR ( DISH Network ) 51 PRIMESTAR 50 SONY ( DSS ) 41 RCA ( DSS ) 40 1 2 3 2 ● If the DBS receiver’s channel changes to the 4 5 6 7 channel listed below for your brand , setting is complete 8 9 7 JVC = 100 4 0 ECHOSTAR = 100 PRIMESTAR = 55 SONY = 205 RCA = 205 DBS RECEIVER BRAND SET Press OK and “ DBS 1 RECEIVER CONTROL 51 IS ON ” appears on the DID YOUR DBS RECEIVER CHANGE TO CHANNEL 100 ? screen for about 5 = YES seconds , then it NO PRESS ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) returns to the normal 3 PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 6 7 screen . ● If the DBS receiver’s channel does not change as shown above 1 Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi ( or CH 5 ∞ on the front panel ) to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to “ NO ” . 2 Press OK . 3 Re - enter the correct code . NOTES : ● The Controller may not work with all types of DBS receiver . ● If your DBS receiver does not respond to the code , you cannot 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 time of timer recording . ● The VCR can only change the satellite channel through the Controller during timer recording . ● If your DBS receiver cannot be operated with a remote control ( because it has no remote sensor ) , you cannot 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 time of timer recording . ● For customers in U.S.A . : If you are unable to set the Controller , contact JVC toll free at 1 - 800 - 252 - 5722 .
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BASIC PLAYBACK AND RECORDING EN 21 This VCR can check the tape condition during playback ( and recording ) , and realizes the best possible pictures . Basic Load a cassette 1 Make sure the window side is up , the rear label Playback side is facing you and the arrow on the front of the cassette is pointing towards the VCR . Do not apply too much pressure when inserting . Turn on the VCR and the TV , and select the VCR channel 3 or 4 ( or AV mode ) on the TV . ● The VCR turns on automatically . ● The counter is automatically reset to “ 0 : 00 : 00 ” . ● If the cassette’s record safety tab has been SHUTTLE removed , playback begins automatically . 2 ring POWER Start playback 2 Press PLAY ( 3 ) . FF REW PLAY ● Tape speed ( SP or EP ) is automatically detected . POWER ● If “ VIDEO CALIBRATION ” is set to “ ON ” MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R ( default setting : � pg . 38 , 39 ) , “ VIDEO SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP CALIBRATION ” appears on the screen , and this VCR checks the tape condition during automatic tracking . STOP / EJECT ( 7 / 0 ) To stop playback Press STOP ( 7 ) on the Remote or STOP / EJECT ( 7 / 0 ) on the front panel . To rewind the tape ( when the tape is not running ) POWER Press REW ( 1 ) ( or turn the SHUTTLE ring on the front panel to the left ) . 1 2 3 To fast - forward the tape ( when the tape is not running ) 2 Press FF ( ¡ ) ( or turn the SHUTTLE ring on the front 4 5 6 panel to the right ) . 8 9 7 To eject the tape 4 Press STOP / EJECT ( 7 / 0 ) on the front panel when the 0 tape is not running . ● You can also eject the cassette with the VCR turned off . To turn off the VCR 2 Press POWER . 1 REW ( 1 ) FF ( ¡ ) INFORMATION This VCR is equipped with SQPB ( S - VHS QUASI PLAYBACK ) that lets you watch tapes recorded in the S - 3 STOP ( 7 ) VHS format with regular VHS resolution . ● SQPB does not deliver Super VHS resolution . ● S - VHS recording is not possible with this VCR . Clean the video heads using a dry cleaning cassette — TCL - 2UX — when : • Rough , poor picture appears while a tape is played back . • The picture is unclear or no picture appears . • “ USE CLEANING CASSETTE ” appears on the screen ( only with “ SUPERIMPOSE ” set to “ ON ” : � pg . 38 , 39 . )
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BASIC PLAYBACK AND RECORDING ( cont . ) 22 EN Changing display information A Basic Press DISPLAY during playback . Each time you press the button , the front panel display Playback shows the time counter and the clock time alternately . Time Counter Clock Time Features ● To display the VCR status including the time counter STOP / EJECT ( 7 / 0 ) and the clock time on the TV screen , see “ Showing on - screen display ” ( � pg . 27 ) . To reset the time counter , press C . RESET on the Remote . The counter reading becomes “ 0 : 00 : 00 ” . It is FF REW PLAY also reset when a tape is inserted . POWER MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP Checking tape position B D – 1 , 2 , 3 The tape position indicator appears on screen in the following cases : ● When you change the VCR operation mode from the + + + B E stop mode to fast forward or rewind mode . COUNT 0 : 33 : 27 F – b ● When you perform an Index Search ( � pg . 24 ) or Instant Review ( � pg . 24 ) . A E The position of “ ” in relation to “ B ” ( Beginning ) or “ E ” 1 2 3 2 ( End ) shows you where you are on the tape . 4 5 6 8 9 7 NOTES : ● " SUPERIMPOSE " must be set to “ ON ” , or the indicator will 4 0 C . ARESET F not appear ( � pg . 38 , 39 ) . – c ● It may take a few seconds for the tape position indicator to be displayed . D – 2 1 Playing back tape repeatedly F C – a , b , c C Repeat Play — F You can play back a tape repeatedly ( 100 times ) . – a STOP ( 7 ) 3 While playing back a tape , press and hold PLAY ( 3 ) for more than 5 seconds . The play indicator ( # ) on the front display panel starts flashing slowly , and a tape will be played back 100 times . To stop playback , press STOP ( 7 ) on the Remote or STOP / EJECT ( 7 / 0 ) on the front panel .
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EN 23 Adjusting tracking condition Selecting monitor sound D EYou Tracking Adjustments Audio Monitor — — can select the desired monitor sound . Automatic tracking adjustment This VCR automatically adjusts the tracking condition . While playing back a tape on which stereo sound or SAP Whenever you insert a tape and start playback , sound is recorded , press A . MONITOR on the Remote . automatic tracking starts working and continuously Each time you press the button , sound changes as follows : analyzes the signal to enable optimum picture quality during playback . HI - FI HI - FI L HI - FI R Manual tracking adjustment NORM NORMFI If automatic tracking cannot eliminate noises well during HI - playback , use the manual tracking following the procedures below . HI - FI : Normally select this . ● You can also use the manual tracking during slow Hi - Fi sound is played back . motion playback ( � pg . 29 ) . HI - FI L : Sound on the left Hi - Fi channel is played back . HI - FI R : Sound on the right Hi - Fi channel is played back . NORM:Sound on the normal track is played back . 1 Activate manual tracking NORM HI - FI : Press CH 5 and ∞ on the front panel at the same Both sounds on the Hi - Fi track and normal time during playback . track are mixed and played back . 2 Eliminate the noises on the TV screen . Press CH 5 and ∞ ( or CH + and – on the Remote ) . ● Press it briefly for a fine adjustment , or press and NOTES : hold for coarse adjustment . Watch the screen and ● The above indication appears when “ SUPERIMPOSE ” is set to continue adjustment until optimum picture and “ ON ” ( � pg . 38 , 39 ) , though the monitor sound changes in sound quality are achieved . sequence . ● If the tape being played back has no Hi - Fi sound track , the 3 Reactivate automatic tracking normal sound track will be heard regardless of this setting . Press CH 5 and ∞ on the front panel at the same ● If RF connection ( � pg . 7 ) is used for viewing pictures on the time . The automatic tracking becomes active again . TV , sound will be monaural even though you select “ HI - FI ” . ● You can also use the menu to select your desired monitor sound . ( � pg . 38 , 41 ) Automatic operations after F Next Function Memory rewinding — The Next Function Memory “ tells ” the VCR what to do after rewinding is complete . ● Ensure that the VCR is in stop mode . a – For Automatic Playback Start Press REW ( 1 ) , then press PLAY ( 3 ) within 2 seconds . b – For Automatic Power Off Press REW ( 1 ) , then press POWER within 2 seconds . c – For Automatic Timer Standby Press REW ( 1 ) , then press TIMER within 2 seconds . NOTE : It is not possible to select the Automatic Timer Standby function if the cassette’s record safety tab is removed .
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BASIC PLAYBACK AND RECORDING ( cont . ) 24 EN Locating beginning of G — Index Search recordings Index codes are placed on the tape at the beginning of each recording when recording on this VCR . You can find and automatically play back from the beginning of H any recording using the Index Search function . 1 2 3 2 1 Start search 4 5 6 While the tape is not running , press SHUTTLE PLUS 8 9 7 4 or ¢ on the Remote . 4 0 2 Access distant code To access a recording of 2 to 9 index codes away , press SHUTTLE PLUS 4 or ¢ repeatedly until the correct number is displayed on screen ( only if “ SUPERIMPOSE ” is set to “ ON ” ; � pg . 38 , 39 ) . 1 Playback begins automatically when the desired recording is located . REW ( 1 ) FF ( ¡ ) Beginning of the 2nd next Current position Beginning of the current program recorded on the tape program recorded Previous Next 3 program program 2nd next recorded recorded – 1 – 2 1 2 3 4 ¢ ● If you want to find the very beginning of the desired program , press REW ( 1 ) or FF ( ¡ ) G after playback starts . NOTE : An index code is not placed on the tape when recording is resumed from recording pause . Locating beginning of timer H — Instant Review recordings Other Useful functions for playback At the press of a button , you can turn on the VCR , You can also use the following functions for playing . rewind the tape and begin to view the most recent timer - recorded program . ● Video Calibration ( � pg . 39 ) When this function is set to “ ON ” , this VCR checks the Press REVIEW on the Remote after ensuring that the condition of the tape in use during playback and VCR is in the timer recording standby mode . recording , and compensates to provide the highest - ● The VCR turns on , and rewinds to the index code possible pictures . indicating the beginning of the last timer - recorded program , then begins playback automatically . ● Picture Control ( � pg . 39 ) This function helps you to adjust the playback picture ● You can access a program of 2 to 9 index codes away quality according to your preference . from the current position on the tape . If , for example , you have 5 programs recorded and you want to watch ● Video Stabilizer ( � pg . 40 ) the third one , press REVIEW three times . You can automatically correct vertical vibrations in the ● If you want to find the very beginning of the desired program , picture when playing back unstable recordings made on press REW ( 1 ) or FF ( ¡ ) after playback starts . another VCR . ● If the tape is already rewound when REVIEW is pressed , it will play the tape from the beginning . It will ● Blue Back ( � pg . 40 ) not fast - forward to an index code . When this function is set to “ ON ” , the TV screen becomes ● The Instant Review function will also operate if the all blue in the following cases : – When receiving a channel not in use . VCR is turned on . – When stopping playback .
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EN 25 Select recording channel 2 Basic On the front panel : Press CH 5 ∞ . On the Remote : Recording a – Press CH + or – . or Turn on the VCR and the TV , and select the VCR b – Press the Number keys . channel 3 or 4 ( or AV mode ) on the TV . ● If you connect the TV and the VCR only using SHUTTLE ring the RF connection , press TV / VCR on the Remote so that the VCR mode indicator lights on the front 4 PLAY ( # ) POWER display panel , to view the program to be recorded . Set tape speed 3 Press SP / EP to set the recording speed . FF REW PLAY POWER Start recording 4 MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R On the front panel : SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP Press REC ( ¶ ) . On the Remote : While holding REC ( ¶ ) , press PLAY ( 3 ) . 2 3 ● If “ VIDEO CALIBRATION ” is set to “ ON ” STOP / EJECT ( default setting : � pg . 38 , 39 ) , this VCR checks ( 7 / 0 ) the tape condition for about seven seconds , PAUSE ( 8 ) then starts recording . This means that the first seven seconds of the program will not be POWER recorded . If this is inconvenient for you , follow the steps below : TV / VCR 1 Press REC ( ¶ ) and PAUSE ( 8 ) to start 1 2 3 Video Calibration . 2 2 Then press PLAY ( 3 ) to start recording 4 5 6 2 – b after Video Calibration is complete . 8 9 7 4 To pause recording 0 Press PAUSE ( 8 ) . To resume recording , press PLAY ( 3 ) . – a 2 To stop recording Press STOP ( 7 ) on the Remote or STOP / EJECT ( 7 / 0 ) 1 on the front panel . 3 To rewind the tape ( when the tape is not running ) REW ( 1 ) FF ( ¡ ) Press REW ( 1 ) ( or turn the SHUTTLE ring on the front panel to the left ) . PAUSE ( 8 ) To fast - forward the tape ( when the tape is not running ) 3 4 Press FF ( ¡ ) ( or turn the SHUTTLE ring on the front panel to the right ) . To eject the tape STOP ( 7 ) Press STOP / EJECT ( 7 / 0 ) on the front panel when the tape is not running . ● You can also eject the cassette with the VCR turned off . This VCR can check the tape condition during recording To turn off the VCR ( and playback ) , and realizes the best possible pictures . Press POWER . Load a cassette 1 Make sure the record safety tab is intact . If not , cover the hole with adhesive tape before inserting the cassette .
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BASIC PLAYBACK AND RECORDING ( cont . ) 26 EN Changing display information A Basic Press DISPLAY during recording or recording pause . Each time you press the button , the front panel display Recording shows the time counter , channel number and the clock time in sequence . Features Time Counter Channel No . Clock Time FF REW PLAY ● To display the VCR status including the time counter , POWER channel number , and the clock time on the TV screen , see “ Showing on - screen display ” ( � pg . 27 ) . MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP To reset the time counter , press C . RESET on the Remote . The counter reading becomes “ 0 : 00 : 00 ” . It is also reset when a tape is inserted . B STOP / EJECT ( 7 / 0 ) Specifying recording length B Instant Timer Recording ( ITR ) — You can easily specify the recording length from 30 minutes to 6 hours and the VCR shuts off after recording is finished . A During recording , press REC ( ¶ ) on the front panel C – 1 1 2 3 repeatedly until the recording length you want appears 2 4 5 6 on the front display panel . The ( record ) indicator starts flashing . 8 9 7 Each time you press the button , recording length increases in 30 - minute intervals ( up to 6 hours ) . 4 0 C . RESET To cancel an ITR , press STOP ( 7 ) on the Remote or STOP / EJECT ( 7 / 0 ) on the front panel . 1 Watching one program while C recording another STOP ( 7 ) 1 Engage TV mode 3 During recording . . . D ● If you connect the TV and the VCR only using the RF connection ( � pg . 7 ) to view pictures from the VCR Press TV / VCR on the Remote so that VCR mode indicator goes off from the front display panel . ( The TV broadcast being recorded disappears . ) ● If you are using the AV connection ( � pg . 7 ) to view pictures from the VCR , change the TV’s input mode from AV to TV . 2 Select channel for viewing Select the channel , you want to watch , on the TV .
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EN 27 Showing on - screen display Other useful functions for recording D You can also use the following functions for recording . When “ SUPERIMPOSE ” is set to “ ON ” ( � pg . 38 , 39 ) , you can see the current VCR status on the TV screen . ● Recording Resume Function ● For more detailed information about the on - screen If there is a power outage during recording ( or Instant Timer Recording , or timer recording ) , the recording will display , see page 56 . resume automatically when the power is restored to the VCR . ( No setting is required for this function . ) 1 Display VCR status on TV screen ● Video Calibration ( � pg . 39 ) During recording or CH 125 RECORD THU 12 : 00 AM PAUSE When this function is set to “ ON ” , this VCR checks the recording pause , press STEREO ] SP condition of the tape in use during playback and SAP OSD . recording , and compensates to provide the highest - All indications possible pictures . + + + B E corresponding to the INDEX - 1 NORM current VCR status are HI – FI COUNT – 1 : 23 : 45 ● Second Audio Recording ( � pg . 41 ) displayed for 5 seconds . This VCR’s built - in MTS decoder enables reception of The time counter remains Multichannel TV Sound broadcast . on the screen indicating the elapsed time . To record a SAP program received , set “ 2ND AUDIO ● The indications are not recorded . RECORD ” to “ ON ” using the menu screen . 2 Erase on - screen display Press OSD again . NOTE : When the channel is changed on the VCR ; ● The “ STEREO ” indication appears on the screen for about NOTES : 5 seconds if the program is a stereo broadcast . ● If the VCR is in recording pause mode , “ RECORD / PAUSE ” is ● The “ SAP ” indication appears on the screen for about 5 always displayed . seconds if the program is a SAP broadcast . ● The VCR status can be also displayed during playback . ● Both indications appear when a stereo program is accompanied by SAP sound . Accidental erasure prevention 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
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SPECIAL EFFECT PLAYBACK 28 EN Locating particular scene A Special Effect — Picture Search rapidly 7 High - Speed Picture Search : Possible during normal playback or still picture Playback playback . You can rapidly locate a particular scene on the tape . A E On the front panel : PLAY ( 3 ) To do forward picture search , turn the SHUTTLE ring fully to the right . When you release the ring , a still picture appears . FF REW PLAY To do reverse picture search , turn the SHUTTLE ring POWER fully to the left . When you release the ring , a still picture MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R appears . SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP ● If you turn the ring fully and release it within 1 second , picture search continues . On the Remote : D B D – 2 – 1 To do forward picture search , press FF ( ) . To do reverse picture search , press REW ( ) . ● If you press and hold the button for more than 2 seconds , simply releasing it cancels the picture search , and normal playback resumes . To resume normal playback , press PLAY ( 3 ) . F 7 Variable - Speed Picture Search : 1 2 3 You can change the speed of picture search . 2 4 5 6 How to use the SHUTTLE ring on the front panel : 8 9 7 Turn the SHUTTLE ring to the right ( forward search ) or to the left ( reverse search ) . 4 0 As you turn the SHUTTLE ring , picture search speed changes ( see the diagram below ) . When you release the ring , a still picture appears . ● The speed of picture search is determined by the C 1 rotating angle of the SHUTTLE ring . A A Still PLAY ( 3 ) B – 1 D 3 Slow Reverse motion slow Play Reverse ( 2 steps ) motion steps ) play A D ( 2 – 2 E Forward FF REW search ( 3 Reverse steps ) search steps ) ( 3
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EN 29 How to use the SHUTTLE PLUS buttons on the Remote : Viewing still picture frame by To do forward picture search , press SHUTTLE PLUS D — Frame - by - Frame Playback frame ¢ repeatedly . Each time you press the button , the search speed 1 Pause during playback increases . Press PAUSE ( 8 ) . ● To decrease the speed while forward picture search Playback is freezed and a still picture appears . ( toward normal playback , then reverse picture search ) , press SHUTTLE PLUS 4 repeatedly . 2 Advance or reverse still picture To do reverse picture search , press SHUTTLE PLUS 4 On the front panel : repeatedly . To advance a still picture , turn the JOG dial to the right . Each time you press the button , the search speed To reverse a still picture , turn the JOG dial to the left . increase while reverse picture search . On the Remote : ● To decrease the speed while reverse picture search To advance a still picture , press SHUTTLE PLUS ( toward normal playback , then forward picture ¢ ( or PAUSE ( 8 ) ) repeatedly . search ) , press SHUTTLE PLUS ¢ repeatedly . To reverse a still picture , press SHUTTLE PLUS 4 To resume normal playback , press PLAY ( 3 ) . repeatedly . To resume normal playback , press PLAY ( 3 ) . CH TV + SHUTTLE Viewing slow motion picture TV PLUS E + VOL VOL – TV — Slow Motion Playback – TV CH On the front panel : Reverse Forward During normal playback or still picture playback : Reverse Forward Reverse Slow Normal Reverse Turn the SHUTTLE ring slowly to the right ( forward slow play search search motion Play slow motion motion ) or to the left ( reverse slow motion ) so that slow 3 steps 2 steps 2 steps 4 steps motion playback starts . When you release the ring , a still picture appears . ● Holding PAUSE ( 8 ) for more than 2 seconds also starts forward slow motion playback . On the Remote : Viewing still picture B ● During normal playback : — Still Picture Playback Press SHUTTLE PLUS 4 to decrease the playback Press PAUSE ( 8 ) during normal playback . speed . Playback is freezed and a still picture appears . Each time you press the button , the speed decreases ( toward reverse slow motion playback , then reverse To resume normal playback , press PLAY ( 3 ) . picture search ) . ● Holding PAUSE ( 8 ) for more than 2 seconds also starts forward slow motion playback . NOTE : To obtain a noiseless still picture , it may be necessary to adjust To resume normal playback , press PLAY ( 3 ) . tracking in slow motion playback before starting still picture playback . ● During still picture playback : Press and hold SHUTTLE PLUS ¢ to start forward ( or SHUTTLE PLUS 4 to start reverse ) slow motion Skipping unwanted portions C playback . When you release the button , slow motion — Skip Search playback stops and a still picture appears . ● Holding PAUSE ( 8 ) for more than 2 seconds also You can skip over ( view at high speed ) unwanted starts forward slow motion playback . portions of the tape . To resume normal playback , press PLAY ( 3 ) . Press SKIP SEARCH once to 4 times during playback . Each press initiates a 30 - second period of high speed playback ( up to 2 minutes ) . When the specified portion NOTE : of the tape is skipped , normal playback resumes Manual tracking is possible during slow motion playback . automatically . During slow motion playback , simply press CH 5 and ∞ on the To return to normal playback during Skip Search , press front panel or CH + or – on the Remote to adjust tracking . PLAY ( 3 ) .
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TIMER RECORDING 30 EN Timer recording allows you to program the VCR to ® automatically record a broadcast at some future time . VCR Plus + Up to 8 timer recording programs can be made using VCR Plus + timer programing or Express timer programing method ( � pg . 34 ) as far as a year in Timer advance . The VCR Plus + timer programing system eliminates the need to input channel , date , start and stop time data Programing when programing timer recording settings . Simply key in the PlusCode number for the TV broadcast you wish to record and the VCR’s timer will be automatically Turn on the VCR and the TV , and select the VCR programed . ( The PlusCode programing numbers are the channel 3 or 4 ( or AV mode ) on the TV . numbers next to the program in most TV listing . ) Load a cassette 1 Make sure the record safety tab is intact . If not , cover the hole with adhesive tape , then load it into the VCR . ● The VCR turns on , and the counter is reset , automatically . POWER Access VCR Plus + screen 2 Press PROG . on the 1 2 3 VCR PLUS + Remote . 2 4 5 6 3 4 ● The clock must be set DAILY to access the VCR ( M - F ) 8 9 7 WEEKLY PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 – 9 ) Plus + screen . PRESS ( + / – ) TO SET 4 0 EXPRESS PROGRAMMING If you have not set the CANCEL 8 PRESS ( PROG . ) TO END clock , the Main Menu STOP + / – screen appears after an error message is 4 displayed . Refer to page 8 for the Plug & Play setting or page 10 for the clock setting 2 7 1 6 procedure . Enter PlusCode number 3 Press the appropriate Number keys to input 3 VCR PLUS + 3 4 7 the PlusCode number 123 printed in the TV listings for the TV broadcast you wish to PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 – 9 ) 4 THEN ( OK ) record , then press OK . PRESS ( PROG . ) TO END Then ; If the Guide Channel Set screen appears — go to step 4 . If the VCR Plus + Program screen appears — go to step 5 . ● To make corrections , press CANCEL and input the correct PlusCode number .
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EN 31 Input receiving channel number Return to normal screen 4 7 The guide channel Press PROG . or OK . GUIDE CHANNEL SET number , which is “ PROGRAM COMPLETED ” appears on the GUIDE CH : 12 assigned to the TV or screen for about 5 seconds , then normal screen VCR CH : – – – cable station for the appears . PlusCode number that • If “ PROGRAM NOT COMPLETED PROGRAM PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 – 9 ) you entered in step 3 , OR ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) OVERLAP ” appears , you have another program PRESS ( PROG . ) TO END will appear overlapping the program you have just made . automatically on the The Program Check screen appears and Guide Channel Set screen . conflicting programs will start blinking . Press the Number keys ( or CH + / – or SHUTTLE You can now correct the conflicting programs . PLUS % fi ) to input the number of the channel on See “ When programs overlap each other ” on which the broadcast for the PlusCode number is page 37 . received on the VCR or cable box , then press OK . Engage timer recording standby mode 8 ● The Guide Channel Set screen appears only Press TIMER . when you input the PlusCode number of a The VCR turns off automatically and “ ‰ ” is station for which the guide channel number has displayed on the front display panel . not been set previously . ● If you receive your channels with a cable box To use the VCR while it is in timer recording standby and if you have properly set your Controller , mode “ CABLE CH ” appears in place of “ VCR CH ” . If Press TIMER to cancel the timer recording standby not , refer to pages 15 – 17 . mode , then press POWER to turn on the VCR . DO NOT forget to put the VCR into timer recording standby Check program date mode again by pressing TIMER after you use the VCR ; 5 The PlusCode number PROGRAM 1 otherwise , you cannot record the broadcasts you want . ( VCR PLUS + 12345678 ) you entered and the START STOP ● When “ AUTO TIMER ” ( � pg . 38 , 39 ) is set to “ ON ” , the corresponding timer 8 : 00PM = 10 : 00PM timer recording standby mode is automatically engaged DATE CH recording program is 12 / 24 / 00 12 SP when the VCR is turned off . It is temporarily canceled displayed on the SUN when the VCR is turned on . You do not have to press PRESS ( 8 = DAILY , 9 = WEEKLY Program screen . Check STOP + / – = STOP TIME , SP / EP ) TIMER to engage or disengage the timer recording PRESS ( PROG . ) TO END to make sure it is standby mode . accurate . ● To change the stop time , press STOP + / – . ● To timer - record daily ( Monday – Friday ) or IMPORTANT weekly serials , press DAILY ( M - F ) ( number “ 8 ” ) If you have moved to a different area or if a broadcasting station’s channel number has been changed , the wrong or WEEKLY ( number “ 9 ” ) . “ DAILY ” or VCR CH or CABLE CH number will be displayed on the “ WEEKLY ” appears on the Program screen . Program screen in step 5 . When this happens , set the Pressing the button again makes each correct guide channel number for that station . ( � pg . 32 , corresponding display disappear . ® “ VCR Plus + Setup ” ) ● If you made a mistake , press CANCEL to access the VCR Plus + screen again and input the correct PlusCode number . NOTES : ● If an incorrect PlusCode number or the one for ● Even if a power failure occurs , the VCR keeps your timer a broadcast already finished has been inputted , programs . However , the clock time , channel settings , and “ ERROR ” is displayed for about 5 seconds , then other menu settings are lost if it lasts for more than 3 minutes . the VCR Plus + screen reappears . As a result , when the power is supplied again to this VCR after the power failure , the following will take place . Set tape speed 1 . This VCR starts the Plug & Play setting automatically to 6 Press SP / EP . restore the clock time and channel setting . 2 . If the clock time and channel setting are restored correctly , each timer program you have made will start unless its end time already passes . ● To timer - record cable channels received through a cable box , be sure to keep the cable box turned on .
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TIMER RECORDING ( cont . ) 32 EN ® IMPORTANT VCR Plus + If you have moved to a different area or if a broadcasting station’s channel number has been changed , the wrong VCR CH or CABLE CH number will be displayed on the Setup Program screen ( � step 5 on page 31 ) . When this happens , perform the following steps to set the correct guide channel number for that station . Turn on the VCR and the TV , and select the VCR channel 3 or 4 ( or AV mode ) on the TV . To ensure that VCR Plus + timer recording operates correctly , it is necessary to set the VCR Plus + “ Guide Channel Set ” for each station . Read the following information carefully . 1 6 2 – 5 VCR Plus + guide channel matching The VCR Plus + programing system assigns a VCR Plus + guide channel to the TV channels and the cable FF REW channels . These guide channel numbers are also called PLAY POWER the VCR Plus + channel codes . Most TV listings have a section , usually a chart , indicating the guide channel MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP numbers assigned to each station . For accurate VCR Plus + programing , the VCR Plus + guide channel number for each station should match the channel number on 2 – 5 which it is received in your area . NOTES : ● In many instances , the VCR Plus + guide channel numbers for cable and broadcast TV stations DO NOT match the channel number on which it is received by your VCR or cable box . Check your TV listing , or contact your cable supplier for details . 1 2 3 ● Many TV stations can be viewed on cable . Check your TV 2 listing , or contact your cable supplier for details . 4 5 6 4 5 8 9 7 4 0 1 3 1 6 2 – 5 2 – 5
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EN 33 Access Main Menu screen Input receiving channel number 1 5 Press MENU . On the front panel : ( Ex . ) If WNJU ( Ind . ) is Press CH 5 ∞ to select received on channel 47 Access Initial Set screen the number of the 2 GUIDE CHANNEL SET channel on which the MAIN MENU On the front panel : GUIDE CH : 6 guide channel’s Press CH 5 ∞ to move FUNCTION SET VCR CH : 47 TUNER SET broadcasts are received , the highlight bar ( arrow ) = INITIAL SET then press OK . to “ INITIAL SET ” , then PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 - 9 ) press OK . On the Remote : OR ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END Press the Number keys On the Remote : PRESS ( MENU ) TO END or SHUTTLE PLUS % fi Press SHUTTLE PLUS to input the number of the channel on which the % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to “ INITIAL guide channel’s broadcasts are received , then SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . Access Guide Channel Set screen ● Repeat steps 4 and 5 for each instance . 3 On the front panel : INITIAL SET Return to normal screen Press CH 5 ∞ to move 6 CLOCK SET Press MENU . the highlight bar ( arrow ) LANGUAGE ENGLISH = GUIDE CHANNEL SET to “ GUIDE CHANNEL CABLE BOX SET DBS RECEIVER SET SET ” , then press OK . SELECT WITH ( 5 , ∞ ) AND ( OK ) On the Remote : PRESS ( MENU ) TO END Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to “ GUIDE CHANNEL SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . Input guide channel number 4 On the front panel : ( Ex . ) When inputting the guide channel number 6 Press CH 5 ∞ to select for WNJU ( Ind . ) the VCR Plus + guide channel number as GUIDE CHANNEL SET shown in the TV listing , GUIDE CH : 6 VCR CH : – – – then press OK . On the Remote : Press the Number keys PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 - 9 ) OR ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) or SHUTTLE PLUS % fi PRESS ( MENU ) TO END to input the VCR Plus + guide channel number as shown in the TV listing , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . ● If you receive your channels with a cable box and if you have properly set your Controller , “ CABLE CH ” appears in place of “ VCR CH ” . If not , refer to pages 15 – 17 and re - perform the procedure .
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TIMER RECORDING ( cont . ) 34 EN You can directly program the VCR’s timer to record up to 8 broadcasts , as far as a year in advance . Remember , the Express Timer clock must be set before you can program the timer ( � pg . 8 or 10 ) . Programing Load a cassette 1 Make sure the record safety tab is intact . If not , cover the hole with adhesive tape , then load it Turn on the VCR and the TV , and select the VCR into the VCR . channel 3 or 4 ( or AV mode ) on the TV . ● The VCR turns on , and the counter is reset , automatically . Access VCR PLUS + screen 2 Press PROG . . Access Program screen 3 Press START + / – once . PROGRAM 1 ( If no program is stored , START STOP – – : – – AM = – – : – – AM “ PROGRAM 1 ” DATE CH appears . ) – – / – – / – – – – – SP 1 2 3 2 PRESS ( + / – , SP / EP , 8 = DAILY , 9 = WEEKLY ) , THEN ( 0K ) 4 5 6 DAILY PRESS ( PROG . ) TO END ( M - F ) 8 9 7 WEEKLY 4 0 CANCEL 0 Set program start time 3 4 7 4 Press START + / – PROGRAM 1 5 6 repeatedly to enter the START STOP 1 8 : 00 AM = – – : – – AM time you want DATE CH 2 9 recording to start . 8 – – / – – / – – – – – SP ● Press and hold START PRESS ( + / – , SP / EP , 8 = DAILY , 9 = WEEKLY ) , THEN ( 0K ) + / – to increase the PRESS ( PROG . ) TO END time in 30 - minute 3 intervals . 9 Set program stop time 5 Press STOP + / – repeatedly to enter the time you want recording to stop . ● Press and hold STOP + / – to increase the time in 30 - minute intervals . Set program date 6 Press DATE + / – . ( The current date is displayed on the screen . The date you enter appears in its place . ) Set channel number 7 Press CH + / – . ● If you are using a DBS receiver , see “ ATTENTION FOR DBS RECEIVER USERS ” on next page . ● Holding down CH + / – rapidly changes the channel numbers .
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EN 35 Set tape speed NOTES : 8 ● Even if a power failure occurs , the VCR keeps your timer Press SP / EP to set the tape speed . programs . However , the clock time , channel settings , and other menu settings are lost if it lasts for more than 3 minutes . Return to normal screen As a result , when the power is supplied again to this VCR 9 Press PROG . or OK . after the power failure , the following will take place . “ PROGRAM COMPLETED ” appears on the 1 . This VCR starts the Plug & Play setting automatically to screen for about 5 seconds , then normal screen restore the clock time and channel setting . appears . 2 . If the clock time and channel setting are restored correctly , each timer program you have made will start unless its end • If “ PROGRAM NOT COMPLETED PROGRAM time already passes . OVERLAP ” appears , you have another program ● Programs that start after midnight must have the next day’s overlapping the program you have just made . date . The Program Check screen appears and ● After timer recording is completed , the VCR turns off conflicting programs will start blinking . automatically . You can now correct the conflicting programs . ● You can program the timer recording while a regular See “ When programs overlap each other ” on recording is in progress ; the menu screens will not be page 37 . recorded . ● If the tape reaches its end during timer recording , the cassette is automatically ejected . Engage timer recording standby mode 0 ● To timer - record cable or satellite channels , be sure to keep Press TIMER . the cable box or DBS receiver turned on . The VCR turns off automatically and “ ‰ ” is displayed on the front panel display . To timer - record daily ( Monday – Friday ) or weekly serials Press DAILY ( M - F ) ( number “ 8 ” ) or WEEKLY ( number “ 9 ” ) anytime during steps 3 through 9 . “ DAILY ” or “ WEEKLY ” appears on the Program screen . ● Pressing the button again makes the corresponding indication disappear . ATTENTION FOR DBS RECEIVER USERS If you are using a DBS PROGRAM 1 receiver ( unless “ DBS To use the VCR while it is in timer recording standby START STOP RECEIVER SET ” is set to 8 : 00AM = 9 : 00PM mode DATE CH “ OFF ” � pg . 19 ) , the band 12 / 24 / 00 110 SP Press TIMER to cancel the timer recording standby SUN DBS indication ( TV , CATV or mode , then press POWER to turn on the VCR . PRESS ( + / – , SP / EP , 8 = DAILY , DBS ) appears under the 9 = WEEKLY , 7 = DBS ) , THEN ( 0K ) DO NOT forget to put the VCR into timer recording PRESS ( PROG . ) TO END channel number standby mode again by pressing TIMER after you use the indication . VCR ; otherwise , you cannot record the broadcast you TV : To timer - record a regular TV broadcast want . received on the VCR . ● When “ AUTO TIMER ” ( � pg . 38 , 39 ) is set to “ ON ” , CATV : To timer - record a cable TV broadcast the timer recording standby mode is automatically received on the VCR , or through a cable box engaged when the VCR is turned off . It is temporarily ( unless “ CABLE BOX SET ” is set to “ OFF ” � canceled when the VCR is turned on . You do not have pg . 16 ) . to press TIMER to engage or disengage the timer DBS : To timer - record a satellite broadcast recording standby mode . received through a DBS receiver . NOTE : If “ BAND ” is set to “ TV ” on the Tuner Set screen ( � pg . 13 ) and “ CABLE BOX SET ” is set to “ OFF ” on the Cable Box Set screen ( � pg . 16 ) , “ CATV ” will not be displayed on the Program screen ; If “ BAND ” is set to “ CATV ” or “ CABLE BOX SET ” is set to “ ON ” , “ TV ” will not be displayed . If the channel number entered requires that the band be set , “ 7 = DBS ” is displayed on the screen . If this happens , press the Number key “ 7 ( DBS ) ” to select “ DBS ” .
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TIMER RECORDING ( cont . ) 36 EN Turn on the VCR and the TV , and select the VCR Checking program settings A channel 3 or 4 ( or AV mode ) on the TV . 1 Disengage timer Press TIMER , then press POWER . ● When “ AUTO TIMER ” ( � pg . 38 , 39 ) is set to “ ON ” , you do not have to press TIMER . 2 Access Program Check screen A – 1 Press PROG . CHECK . PR START STOP CH DATE 1 8 : 00P 10 : 00 12 12 / 24 2 10 : 00A 10 : 45 40 12 / 25 1 2 3 3 11 : 30P 1 : 00 125 12 / 25 2 45678 4 5 6 8 9 7 PRESS ( CHECK ) TO NEXT 4 A B – 1 – 4 0 B – 2 3 Access Program screen C – 3 C – 3 B Press PROG . CHECK again to check more detailed – 2 information . Each time you press PROG . CHECK , the next program’s Program screen appears . When 1 A – 2 , 3 all Program screens are shown , normal screen C B – 3 – 2 resumes . B – 3 Canceling or changing program B 3 settings C – 3 C – 2 1 Access Program screen Repeat steps 1 to 3 above . C – 2 2 Cancel or change program setting To cancel a program , press CANCEL when the Program screen you do not want is shown . To change a program , press the appropriate button : START + / – , STOP + / – , DATE + / – , CH + / – , and / or SP / EP when the Program screen on which you want to make changes is shown . 3 Return to normal screen Press PROG . CHECK as many times as necessary until no Program screen is shown . Other Useful functions for timer recording You can also use the following functions for timer 4 Reengage timer recording standby mode recording . Press TIMER . ● When “ AUTO TIMER ” ( � pg . 38 , 39 ) is set to ● Auto Timer ( � pg . 39 ) “ ON ” , the timer recording standby mode When “ AUTO TIMER ” is set to “ ON ” , the timer recording automatically resumes when you turn off the standby mode is automatically engaged when the VCR is VCR . turned off . It is temporarily canceled when the VCR is turned on . You do not have to press TIMER to engage or disengage the timer recording standby mode . ● Auto SP = EP Timer ( � pg . 40 ) If there is not enough tape to record the entire broadcast for recording in SP mode , the VCR automatically switches to EP mode to allow complete recording . This feature is especially handy when recording a broadcast of more than 2 hours in length .
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EN 37 When programs overlap each ATTENTION C If there is a conflict in the timer schedule and one program other overlaps with another , only the parts shown below in gray If “ PROGRAM NOT COMPLETED PROGRAM will be recorded . OVERLAP ” appears , you have another program overlapping the program you have just made . Pattern 1 : The program with the lower program The Program Check screen appears and conflicting number will be recorded . programs will start blinking . 10 : 00 12 : 00 11 : 00 Program 1 CH10 PR START STOP CH DATE CH40 Not recorded Program 2 1 8 : 00P 11 : 00 12 12 / 24 2 10 : 00A 10 : 45 40 12 / 25 PROGRAM NOT COMPLETED 3 11 : 30P 1 : 00 125 12 / 25 Pattern 2 : The program starting earlier will be PROGRAM OVERLAP 4 9 : 00P 10 : 00 10 12 / 24 recorded . 567 10 : 00 12 : 00 11 : 00 CH10 8 Program 1 ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( > ) ( PROG . ) : END Not recorded Program 2 CH40 EX . Program 1 ( you have just made ) and Program 4 Pattern 3 : The program starting earlier will be recorded , followed by the remaining portion overlap each other of the other program . 1 Confirm overlapping programs 10 : 00 12 : 00 11 : 00 CH10 Program 1 Overlapping programs blink on the screen . CH40 Program 2 2 Select program to modify Not recorded Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi , then press SHUTTLE PLUS # . • You can only select one of the overlapping programs . NOTE : If you do not mind this overlap , press PROG . to finish the timer program setting . See “ ATTENTION ” to the right . Without doing anything for about 1 minutes , the VCR will finish the timer programing . 3 Cancel or change program setting To cancel a program , PROGRAM 4 press CANCEL when the START STOP Program screen you do 9 : 00 PM = 10 : 00PM DATE CH not want is shown . 12 / 24 / 00 10 SP “ PROGRAM SUN PRESS ( CANCEL ) TO CANCEL COMPLETED ” appears on PRESS ( OK ) TO CONFIRM PRESS ( PROG . ) TO END the screen for about 5 seconds , then normal screen appears . To change a program , press the appropriate button : START + / – , STOP + / – , DATE + / – , CH + / – , and / or SP / EP when the Program screen on which you want to make changes is shown , then press OK . “ PROGRAM COMPLETED ” appears on the screen for about 5 seconds , then normal screen appears . NOTE : If the overlap is not yet solved or another overlap occurs with the timer program setting made last after making correction on a program , the conflicting programs will be shown on the Program Check screen again . Repeat the above steps again until the overlap is solved .
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OTHER USEFUL FUNCTIONS 38 EN You can use the other useful function settings on the Function Set screen by following the procedure Useful Function described below . ● For the functions you can set on the Function Set screen , see pages 39 to 41 . Settings Access Main Menu screen 1 Press MENU . Turn on the VCR and the TV , and select the VCR channel 3 or 4 ( or AV mode ) on the TV . Access Function Set screen 2 On the front panel : MAIN MENU Press CH 5 ∞ to move = FUNCTION SET TUNER SET the highlight bar ( arrow ) INITIAL SET 1 5 to “ FUNCTION SET ” , then press OK . 2 4 PRESS ( 5 , ∞ ) , THEN ( OK ) On the Remote : PRESS ( MENU ) TO END Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to FF REW “ FUNCTION SET ” , then press OK or SHUTTLE PLAY POWER PLUS # . MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP Select Function . 3 On the front panel : Press CH 5 ∞ to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to 2 3 the function you want to set . On the Remote : Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to the function you want to set . FUNCTION PREVIOUS PAGE = VIDEO CALIBRATION ON = BLUE BACK ON PICTURE CONTROL AUTO 2ND AUDIO RECORD OFF AUTO TIMER OFF AUDIO MONITOR HI - FI SUPERIMPOSE ON AV COMPU - LINK ON AUTO SP = EP TIMER OFF 1 2 3 VIDEO STABILIZER OFF 2 NEXT PAGE 4 5 6 SELECT WITH ( 5 , ∞ ) AND ( OK ) SELECT WITH ( 5 , ∞ ) AND ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 8 9 7 Change setting 4 0 4 On the front panel : Press OK . On the Remote : Press OK or SHUTTLE PLUS # . 1 Return to normal screen 5 Press MENU . 3 1 5 2 4 2 3
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EN 39 * The default setting is bold in the table below . When this function is set to “ ON ” , this VCR checks the condition of the � VIDEO CALIBRATION tape in use during playback and recording , and compensates to provide ON the highest - possible pictures . This takes place whenever you play back a OFF tape or start recording after inserting a tape . NOTES : ● During playback , this function is always working even though “ VIDEO CALIBRATION ” appears just at the beginning of automatic tracking . ● During recording , this function works only for the first EP recording and the first SP recording on an inserted tape . For timer recording , this function checks the tape condition both for the SP recording and the EP recording before the first timer recording starts . ● When you play back rental tapes or tapes recorded on other VCRs , set this function either “ ON ” or “ OFF ” whichever gives you the best picture . This function helps you to adjust the playback picture quality according � PICTURE CONTROL to your preference . AUTO ( NORM ) : Normally select this . Picture quality is NOTES : adjusted automatically . ● When you select “ EDIT ” , “ SOFT ” or “ SHARP ” , the selected mode will not When “ VIDEO change until you select again . CALIBRATION ” is “ OFF ” , ● Select “ EDIT ” when you are dubbing tapes ( � pg . 43 to 45 ) . After you finish “ NORM ” will appear instead dubbing the tapes , select “ AUTO ” ( “ NORM ” when “ VIDEO CALIBRATION ” is of “ AUTO ” . “ OFF ” . ) EDIT : Minimizes picture degradation during editing ( recording and playback ) . SOFT : Reduces image coarseness when viewing overplayed tapes containing much noise . SHARP : Clearer , sharper - edged picture when viewing images with much flat , same - colored surfaces such as cartoons . ● When this function is set to “ ON ” : � AUTO TIMER The timer recording standby mode is automatically engaged when the ON VCR is turned off . It is temporarily canceled when the VCR is turned OFF on . You do not have to press TIMER to engage or disengage the timer recording standby mode . ● When this function is set to “ OFF ” : You have to press TIMER to engage or disengage the timer recording standby mode . When this function is set to “ ON ” , various VCR status information ( on - � SUPERIMPOSE screen display ) appears on the screen . ON OFF NOTES : ● When you use this VCR as the playback VCR for editing a tape , be sure to set this function to “ OFF ” ; otherwise , the VCR status information ( on - screen display ) will be recorded on the edited tape . ● If you select a channel on which no signal is received , the channel number is displayed regardless of this function setting .
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OTHER USEFUL FUNCTIONS ( cont . ) 40 EN * The default setting is bold in the table below . When this function is set to “ ON ” , the VCR automatically switches to EP � AUTO SP = EP TIMER mode to allow complete recording if there is not enough tape to record ON the entire program while timer - recording in SP mode . OFF For Example . . . Recording a program of 140 minutes in length onto a 120 - minute tape Approximately 30 minutes Approximately 110 minutes SP mode EP mode Make sure you set this function to “ ON ” before the timer - recording starts . NOTES : ● If you have programed the VCR to timer - record 2 or more programs , the second program and those thereafter may not fit on the tape with this function set to “ ON ” . In this case , do not use this function , but change the tape speed manually during timer programing . ● In order to ensure that the recording fits on the tape , this function may leave a slight non - recorded portion at the end of the tape . ● There may be some noise and sound disturbance where the tape speed switches from SP to EP mode on the tape . ● This function is not available during ITR ( Instant Timer Recording ) , and will not work properly on the following tapes : T ( ST ) - 30 , T ( ST ) - 60 , T ( ST ) - 90 , and T ( ST ) - 120 . When this function is set to “ ON ” , you can automatically correct vertical � VIDEO STABILIZER vibrations in the picture when playing back unstable recordings made on ON another VCR . OFF NOTES : ● When you finish viewing a tape , be sure to set this function to “ OFF ” . ● Regardless of the setting , this function has no effect during recording and during special effects playback . ● The on - screen display may jitter vertically when this function is set to “ ON ” . ● To watch recordings with close - caption , set this function to “ OFF ” . � BLUE BACK When this function is set to “ ON ” , the TV screen becomes all blue in the following cases : ON ● When receiving a channel not in use . OFF ● When stopping playback . NOTE : When you want to receive an unstable channel with poor signals , set this function to “ OFF ” .
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EN 41 * The default setting is bold in the table below . When this function is set to “ ON ” ; � 2ND AUDIO RECORD ● If a SAP program is received , the SAP audio is recorded on both the ON normal and Hi - Fi tracks . The main audio is not recorded . OFF ● If a non - SAP program is received , the main audio is recorded on both the Hi - Fi and normal tracks . When this function is set to “ OFF ” , the SAP audio cannot be recorded . This VCR can record two sound tracks simultaneously ( normal and Hi - � AUDIO MONITOR Fi ) on a Hi - Fi stereo tape . HI - FI : Normally select this . You can select the sound track ( s ) to listen to while playing back a Hi - Fi Hi - Fi sound is played stereo tape . back . In addition , when playing back a prerecorded tape containing two HI - FI L : Sound on the left Hi - Fi separate audio programs on the Hi - Fi tracks , you can choose either one channel is played back . by selecting either “ HI - FI L ” or “ HI - FI R ” . HI - FI R : Sound on the right Hi - Fi channel is played back . NORM : Sound on the normal track NOTES : is played back . ● While playing back a monaural tape , sounds on the normal track will be heard MIX : Both sounds on the Hi - Fi regardless of this setting . ● If RF connection ( � pg . 7 ) is used for viewing pictures on the TV , sound will be track and normal track are monaural even though you select “ HI - FI ” . mixed and played back . ● You can also use the A . MONITOR button on the Remote to select the desired monitor sound . ( � pg . 23 ) The REMOTE PAUSE / AV COMPULINK terminal on the rear panel can be used � AV COMPU - LINK as either the REMOTE PAUSE terminal or the AV COMPULINK terminal . ON OFF When this function is set to “ ON ” , you can use the this terminal as the AV COMPULINK terminal . By connecting other JVC’s AV COMPULINK components ( see the diagram below ) , including amplifiers ( or receivers ) and televisions , one touch control of the audio and video components linked via their AV COMPULINK connectors becomes possible . For example : simply load a cassette in the VCR and press PLAY ( 3 ) and the AV COMPULINK components automatically turn on , the TV’s AV mode is selected and the VCR starts playback . ( You do not have to press PLAY ( 3 ) if the cassette’s record safety tab is removed . ) When this function is set to “ OFF ” , you can use this terminal as the REMOTE PAUSE terminal . ( � pg . 45 ) NOTE : Connection varies depending on the type of JVC TV you have . Refer to the TV’s instruction manual when making this connection . AV COMPU LINK This VCR Television R L To AUDIO / To AV COMPU VIDEO IN LINK II To REMOTE To AUDIO / ( VCR ONLY ) PAUSE / VIDEO OUT AV COMPULINK Audio / video cable ( not supplied ) Mini - plug cable ( not supplied )
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OTHER USEFUL FUNCTIONS ( cont . ) 42 EN You can disable the VCR operations . ● You can only use the Remote for this operation . Preventing While the VCR is turned on , press and hold POWER on the Remote for more than seven seconds . Misuse — Child Lock The VCR turns off , and the child lock indicator appears on the front display panel . POWER Child lock indicator ● The child lock function is now activated and you 1 2 3 cannot turn on the VCR by pressing POWER on the 2 front panel . 4 5 6 8 9 7 To release the child lock , press and hold POWER on the 4 0 Remote until the VCR turns on . ● During timer recording , pressing TIMER also releases the child lock . 1 NOTES : ● When the child lock function is in use , keep the Remote out of the children’s reach . ● Timer recording programs will be performed even if the child lock function is activated . 3
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EDITING EN 43 You can use your VCR as the playback or recording VCR . ● Refer also to the other VCR’s instruction manual for Edit To Or connection and its operations . Make connections From Another 1 Connect an audio / video cable between the playback VCR’s audio / video output connectors and the recording VCR’s audio / video input VCR connectors . ● When using this VCR as the recording VCR , connect this VCR’s audio / video input connectors to the audio / video output Connection connectors on the other VCR . Ex . When using this VCR as the playback VCR If the playback VCR is monaural , connect the audio output connector on the playback VCR to the left audio input connector on this VCR . This VCR ( for playback ) Load cassettes 2 Insert the playback cassette into the playback VCR and the cassette to be recorded on into the R L recording VCR . Select input mode on recording VCR To AUDIO / 3 Select the correct external input on the other VIDEO OUT VCR . ● On this VCR ( when using this VCR as the recording VCR ) ; Select “ L - 1 ” — when connecting the camcorder to the audio / video input Audio / video cable connectors on the rear panel . ( not supplied ) Select “ F - 1 ” — when connecting the camcorder to the audio / video input connectors on the front panel . To Audio / Another VCR On the front panel : video Input ( for recording ) Press CH 5 ∞ . On the Remote : Press the Number key " 0 ( AUX ) " or CH + / – . Select EDIT function 4 Set the EDIT function to “ ON ” . ● ON this VCR , follow the procedure described on pages 38 and 39 . Start playback 5 Press PLAY ( 3 ) on the playback VCR . NOTE : If the playback VCR is equipped with a superimpose / OSD disable feature then set it to “ OFF ” before starting playback ( � pg . 38 and 39 ) . Start recording 6 Press REC ( ¶ ) on the recording VCR . NOTE : Be sure to select “ AUTO ” for “ PICTURE CONTROL ” ( or “ NORM ” when “ VIDEO CALIBRATION ” is set to “ OFF ” ) after you finish dubbing the tapes ( � pg . 38 and 39 ) .
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EDITING ( cont . ) 44 EN 4 8 Edit From 5 7 0 Camcorder FF REW PLAY POWER Connection MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP This VCR ( for recording ) FF REW 3 5 7 PLAY POWER MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP To rear panel To AUDIO / REMOTE PAUSE / VIDEO Input AV COMPULINK connector Audio / video cable ( not supplied ) 1 2 3 2 4 5 6 3 8 9 7 Mini - plug cable 4 0 ( not supplied ) ( JVC camcorder only ) 3 1 To EDIT 0 To Audio / video output 3 4 8 5 7 Camcorder ( for playback ) 5 7
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EN 45 You can use a camcorder as the playback VCR and your Enable remote pause function VCR as the recording VCR 7 FUNCTION On the front panel : = VIDEO CALIBRATION ON Press CH 5 ∞ to move PICTURE CONTROL AUTO Make connections AUTO TIMER OFF the highlight bar ( arrow ) 1 Connect an audio / video cable between the SUPERIMPOSE ON to “ AV COMPU - LINK ” , AUTO SP = EP TIMER OFF camcorder’s audio / video output connectors and VIDEO STABILIZER OFF then press OK to set it to NEXT PAGE your VCR’s video audio / video input connectors . SELECT WITH ( 5 , ∞ ) AND ( OK ) “ OFF ” . PRESS ( MENU ) TO END ● When the JVC camcorder is equipped with the On the Remote : Master Edit Control , you can control the VCR Press SHUTTLE PLUS from the camcorder . Connect the mini - plug % fi to move the cable ( not supplied with this VCR ) as illustrated PREVIOUS PAGE highlight bar ( arrow ) to BLUE BACK ON to the left . 2ND AUDIO RECORD OFF “ AV COMPU - LINK ” , ● When using a camcorder with a monaural AUDIO MONITOR HI - FI then press OK or = AV COMPU - LINK OFF output , connect the audio output connector on SHUTTLE PLUS # to set the camcorder to the left audio input connector it to “ OFF ” . on this VCR . SELECT WITH ( 5 , ∞ ) AND ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END ● The REMOTE PAUSE / AV COMPU - LINK Load a cassette 2 connector works as the AV Compulink Insert the cassette to be recorded on into this connector when “ AV COMPU - LINK ” is set to VCR ( for recording ) . “ ON ” ( � pg . 38 and 41 ) , and works as the Remote Pause connector when “ AV COMPU - Select input mode on this VCR LINK ” is set to “ OFF ” . 3 Select “ L - 1 ” — when connecting the camcorder to the audio / video input Return to normal screen connectors on the rear panel . 8 Press MENU . Select “ F - 1 ” — when connecting the camcorder to the audio / video input Start playback connectors on the front panel . 9 Press PLAY ( 3 ) on the camcorder . On the front panel : Press CH 5 ∞ . NOTE : On the Remote : If the camcorder is equipped with a superimpose / OSD disable feature then set it to “ OFF ” before starting Press the Number key " 0 ( AUX ) " or CH + / – . playback . Access Main Menu screen on this VCR 4 Start recording Press MENU . 0 On the front panel : Access Function Set screen Press REC ( ¶ ) . 5 On the front panel : On the Remote : Press CH 5 ∞ to move the highlight bar ( arrow ) to Press REC ( ¶ ) and PLAY ( 3 ) at the same time . “ FUNCTION SET ” , then press OK . ● If you are using a Master Edit Control - equipped On the Remote : JVC camcorder , recording starts automatically Press SHUTTLE PLUS % fi to move the highlight on this VCR . ( Refer to camcorder’s instruction bar ( arrow ) to “ FUNCTION SET ” , then press OK manual . ) or SHUTTLE PLUS # . Select “ EDIT ” for Picture Control NOTE : 6 Follow the procedure described on pages 38 and Be sure to select “ AUTO ” for “ PICTURE CONTROL ” ( or 39 . “ NORM ” when “ VIDEO CALIBRATION ” is set to “ OFF ” ) after you finish dubbing the tapes ( � pg . 38 and 39 ) . If your camcorder is a JVC Master Edit Control - equipped type — go to step 7 . If your camcorder is NOT a JVC Master Edit Control - equipped type — go to step 8 .
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MULTI - BRAND REMOTE CONTROL 46 EN This Remote can control some functions of remote controllable TVs listed below . Without setting , you can TV Brand control a JVC TV . Setting Turn on the TV 1 Turn on the TV using the Power button on the TV or its Remote . Set TV brand code 2 – 2 2 Follow the example shown below . 1 Press and hold TV . 2 – 1 4 2 Press MBR SET . POWER 3 Press the Number keys to enter your TV’s TV brand code by referring to the table below . TV / VCR 1 2 3 4 Press OK , and release TV . 2 The TV should turn off . If it does , try other 4 5 6 2 – 3 operations below . ( � step 3 ) . Number 8 9 7 ● Once you have set the Remote to operate the TV , you do not have to set it until you replace 4 0 the batteries from the Remote . ● PANASONIC has two codes . If the TV does not function with one code , try entering the other . 1 Operate TV 3 While holding down TV , press one of the following buttons : POWER , TV / VCR , TV CH + / – , ( TV Muting ) , TV VOL + / – , and Number 2 – 4 keys . ENTER 3 ● For some brands , you must press ENTER after TV VOL + / – having pressed the Number keys to enter a channel number . TV CH + / – NOTES : ● Depending on the type of TV , some or all functions cannot be operated using this Remote . ● It’s not possible to operate a TV not equipped with a remote sensor . ( Ex . ) To set Remote to RCA 05 : MBRSET A / B TV ENTER / OSD 3 OK 5 0 Release TV BRAND NAME BRAND CODE JVC 01 , 03 HITACHI 10 Hold Press in succession MAGNAVOX 02 down MITSUBISHI 03 PANASONIC 04 , 11 RCA 05 SHARP 06 SONY 07 SAMSUNG 12 SANYO 13 SEARS 13 TOSHIBA 08 ZENITH 09
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EN 47 This Remote can control some functions of the cable boxes listed below . Some cable box brands have more Cable Box than one code . If your cable box does not function with a specified code , try other codes . Brand Setting Turn on the cable box 1 Turn on the cable box using the Power button on the cable box or its Remote . POWER Enter cable box brand code 2 2 – 1 4 Follow the example shown below . 2 – 2 1 Press and hold CABLE / DBS . CABLE / DBS 1 2 3 2 Press MBR SET . 2 3 Press the Number keys to enter your cable 4 5 6 2 – 3 box’s brand code by referring to the table Number 8 9 7 below . 4 Press OK , and release CABLE / DBS . 4 0 The cable box should turn off . If it does , try other operations below . ( � step 3 ) . ● Once you have set the Remote to operate the cable box , you do not have to set it until you 1 replace the batteries from the Remote . Operate cable box 3 While holding down CABLE / DBS , press one of the following buttons : POWER , TV CH + / – , and 2 – 4 3 Number keys . ENTER ● For some brands , you must press ENTER after having pressed the Number keys to enter a channel number . TV CH + / – ● To change the cable box’s channels , press TV CH + / – or the Number keys . ( The CH + / – button can be used to change the VCR’s CABLE BOX BRAND NAME BRAND CODE channels only . ) ARCHER 01 , 05 , 17 CABLETENNA 01 , 1176 , CABLEVIEW 15 , 17 , 21 , 2525 NOTES : CITIZEN 15 , 16 , 17 , 21 , ● Depending on the type of cable box , some or all functions CURTIS 0021 , cannot be operated using this Remote . DIAMOND 17 EASTERN 19 ● It’s not possible to operate a cable box not equipped with a GC BRAND 15 , 16 , 17 , 21 , 25 remote sensor . GEMINI 1501 , ● It’s not possible to set the Remote for both your cable box and GENERAL INSTRUMENTS 04 , 06 , 11 , 12 , 15 , 28 a DBS receiver at the same time . You can only set the Remote HAMLIN 10 , 18 , 19 , 23 JASCO 15 control to operate one of these units at a time . JERROLD 01 , 04 , 06 , 11 , 12 , 15 , 28 NOVAVISION 002713 , ( Ex . ) To set the Remote to RCA 14 : OAKNASONIC PA 14 MBRSET CABLE / DBS A / B ENTER / OSD PULSER 15 , 16 , 17 , 21 , 25 3 OK RCA 13 , 1148 , 4 1 Release REGAL 10 , 19 , 23 REGENCY 0191 , REMBRANDT 16 , 1724 SAMSUNG 05 , 16 , Hold Press in succession SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA 002705 , down SIGMAARX SL M 16 , 17 , 24 , 25 SPRUCER 13 , 1145 , STARGATE 05 , 16 , 17 , 21 , 24 , 25 TELEVIEW 05 , 16 , 2416 TOCOM 01 , 1704,7 , UNIKA 01 , 1 UNIVERSAL 16 , 225222 VIDEOWAY 03 , 09 , , ZENITH 03 , 09
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MULTI - BRAND REMOTE CONTROL ( cont . ) 48 EN This Remote can control some functions of the DBS ( Direct Broadcast Satellite ) receivers listed below . DBS Receiver Turn on the DBS receiver 1 Turn on the DBS receiver using the Power button Brand Setting on the DBS receiver or its Remote . Enter DBS receiver brand code 2 Follow the example shown below . 1 Press and hold CABLE / DBS . 2 Press MBR SET . POWER 3 Press the Number keys to enter your DBS receiver’s brand code by referring to the table 2 – 1 4 2 – 2 below . CABLE / DBS 1 2 3 4 Press OK , and release CABLE / DBS . 2 The DBS receiver should turn off . If it does , try 4 5 6 2 – 3 other operations below ( � step 3 ) . Number 8 9 7 ● Once you have set the Remote to operate the DBS receiver , you do not have to set it until you 4 0 replace the batteries from the Remote . Operate DBS receiver 3 While holding down CABLE / DBS , press one of 1 the following buttons : POWER , TV CH + / – , and Number keys . ● For some brands , you must press ENTER after having pressed the Number keys to enter a channel number . 3 2 – 4 ● To change the DBS receiver’s channels , press ENTER TV CH + / – or the Number keys . ( The CH + / – button can be used to change the VCR’s channels only . ) TV CH + / – NOTES : ● Depending on the type of DBS receiver , some or all functions cannot be operated using this Remote . ● It’s not possible to operate a DBS receiver not equipped with a remote sensor . ● It's not possible to set the Remote for both your DBS receiver and a cable box at the same time . You can only set the Remote to operate one of these units at a time . DBS BRAND NAME BRAND CODE JVC ( DISH Network ) 51 ( Ex . ) To set the Remote to JVC 51 : ECHOSTAR ( DISH Network ) 51 MBRSET CABLE / DBS A / B ENTER / OSD PRIMESTAR 50 3 OK 1 5 Release SONY ( DSS ) 41 RCA ( DSS ) 40 Hold Press in succession down
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EN 49 This Remote is capable of transmitting two control codes ; one set to respond to A code control signals and Changing another set to respond to B code control signals . This Remote control is preset to send A code signals because your VCR is initially set to respond to A code Remote Control signals . You can easily modify your VCR and the Remote to respond to B code signals . When using two JVC VCRs , set two VCRs and their Code Remotes to different codes , so that you can operate these VCRs separately . Unplug VCR 1 Unplug the AC power cord from the AC outlet . 42 Set remote control code for Remote 2 – 1 , 3 1 Press and hold A / B . 1 2 3 2 Press the Number key “ 2 ” . 2 3 Press OK , and release A / B . 4 5 6 2 – 2 ● The Remote now can transmit B code control 8 9 7 signals . 4 0 Plug in VCR 3 Plug the AC power cord back into an AC outlet . Turn on VCR 1 4 Press POWER on the Remote . ● The VCR now responds to B code control signals . ● To set the Remote and the VCR back to A code control signals , repeat the same procedure as 3 2 – 3 shown above except pressing the Number key “ 1 ” in step 2 . To control two VCRs with the same Remote You can control two JVC VCRs by switching the remote control code for the Remote between A and B ( � step 2 ) , keeping two VCRs to different control codes . ● Press the Number key “ 1 ” for A code control signals and the Number key “ 2 ” for B code control signals . ( To change only the remote control code for the Remote , DO NOT perform steps 1 , 3 , and 4 . ) ( Ex . ) To set Remote to B code : MBRSET A / B ENTER / OSD 3 OK 2 Release Hold Press in succession down
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TROUBLESHOOTING 50 EN Before requesting service , 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 will not come on . ● The AC power cord is disconnected . Connect the AC power cord . 2 . The clock works , but the VCR’s ● The VCR is in the timer recording Press TIMER to disengage . power will not come on . standby mode with “ AUTO TIMER ” set to “ OFF ” ( � pg . 38 , 39 ) . ● The child lock function is activated . Press and hold POWER for more than seven seconds to release the child lock function ( � pg . 42 ) . 3 . The Remote will not function . ● The batteries are discharged . Replace the dead batteries with new ones . TAPE TRANSPORT SYMPTOM POSSIBLE CAUSE CORRECTIVE ACTION 1 . The cassette gets stuck partway ● The cassette was inserted incorrectly . Make sure the cassette’s window is during loading , and is ejected . facing 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 . PLAYBACK SYMPTOM CORRECTIVE ACTION POSSIBLE CAUSE 1 . The tape is running but the picture ● If the RF connection ( � pg . 7 ) is Select channel 3 or 4 on the TV . will not appear . used to view the picture , the channel on the TV is set incorrectly . ● If the AV connection ( � pg . 7 ) is Select the AV mode on the TV . used to view the picture , the TV receiver is set to the wrong mode . 2 . Breaks are noticeable in Hi - Fi ● Automatic tracking is engaged . Disengage auto tracking and adjust sound track . the tracking manually ( � pg . 23 ) . 3 . The playback picture is blurred or ● The video heads may be dirty . The heads must be cleaned . Consult interrupted , even though TV your JVC dealer . broadcasts are clear . 4 . The Hi - Fi sound cannot be heard . ● Audio Monitor setting is incorrect . Set Audio Monitor to “ HI - FI ” ( � pg . 23 or 41 ) . RECORDING SYMPTOM POSSIBLE CAUSE CORRECTIVE ACTION 1 . Recording will not start . ● There is no cassette loaded . Insert a cassette . ● The loaded cassette has had its Remove the cassette and cover the record safety tab removed . hole with adhesive tape , or load a cassette on which the record safety tab is intact . 2 . TV broadcasts will not be recorded ● The VCR has been set to “ L - 1 ” or “ F - Select the appropriate channel on the properly . 1 ” input mode by mistake . VCR . 3 . Tape - to - tape editing will not work . ● The VCRs or the camcorder and the Refer to the directions and the VCR have been incorrectly illustration under “ Edit To Or From connected . Another VCR ” ( � pg . 43 ) or “ Edit From Camcorder ” ( � pg . 44 ) and properly connect the units . ● The power to one or more of the Make sure the power to all units is on . units has not been turned on . ● The recording VCR’s input mode has Select the appropriate input mode on been set incorrectly . the recording VCR .
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EN 51 TIMER RECORDING POSSIBLE CAUSE CORRECTIVE ACTION SYMPTOM ● The clock and / or the timer have Set the clock and / or timer correctly . 1 . Timer recording will not work . been set incorrectly . ● The timer is not engaged . Press TIMER and check to make sure that ‰ appears on the front display panel . ● The VCR has not been set up properly . Re - perform the set - up procedures . Make sure you have compensated for guide channel and VCR or cable box channel number mismatches ( � pg . 32 ) . 2 . Timer programing will not work . ● Timer recording is in progress . Timer programing cannot be performed when timer recording is in progress . Wait until it finishes . ● The timer is engaged but there is no Load a cassette with the record safety 3 . ‰ and ] on the front display cassette loaded . tab intact , or with the hole covered panel will not stop blinking . with adhesive tape . 4 . The cassette is automatically ● The loaded cassette has had its Remove the cassette and cover its ejected , and ‰ and ] on the record safety tab removed . hole with adhesive tape , or replace it front display panel will not stop with a cassette on which the safety blinking . tab is intact . 5 . ‰ blinks for 10 seconds and the ● TIMER has been pressed when there Check the programed data and set timer mode is disengaged . are no programs in memory , or the again if necessary , then press TIMER timer recording program has not again . been set correctly . ● The tape reaches its end during The program may not have been 6 . The cassette is automatically timer recording . recorded in its entirety . Next time be ejected , the power shuts off and ‰ sure you have enough time on the and ] will not stop blinking . tape to record the entire broadcast . 7 . Cable channels are not automatically ● The Controller is not properly Connect the Controller correctly switched during timer recording . connected to the VCR . ( � pg . 15 ) . ● The output channel selected in the After confirming your cable box’s Cable Box Set screen is incorrect . output channel number , re - access the Cable Box Set screen and select the correct number ( � pg . 16 ) . ● The cable box is turned off . Make sure the power is on before timer recording starts . ● The Controller is not properly Connect the Controller correctly 8 . Satellite channels are not connected to the VCR . ( � pg . 18 ) . automatically switched during timer ● The output channel selected in the After confirming your DBS receiver’s recording . DBS Receiver Set screen is incorrect . output channel number , re - access the DBS Receiver Set screen and select the correct number ( � pg . 19 ) . ● The VCR is not set correctly to Set the correct DBS receiver brand control the DBS receiver code ( � pg . 20 ) . ● The DBS receiver is turned off . Make sure the power is on before timer recording starts . 9 . Timer recording begins as ● Even though you do not use an Set “ CABLE BOX SET ” to “ OFF ” ( � scheduled , but the channel is external cable box or DBS receiver , pg . 16 ) or “ DBS RECEIVER SET ” is set always incorrect . “ CABLE BOX SET ” is set to “ ON ” or to “ OFF ” ( � pg . 19 ) . “ DBS RECEIVER SET ” is set to “ ON ” . ● The receivable stations in the new Re - perform the VCR Plus + setup 10 . You moved , and now VCR Plus + area are received on different procedure ( � pg . 32 ) . does not work properly . channels than those in the previous area . 11 . “ PROGRAM FULL ” is displayed on ● All 8 programs of the VCR’s timer Wait until a space in memory clears , the screen . memory are used . or cancel unnecessary program information ( � pg . 36 ) . CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE \
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TROUBLESHOOTING ( cont . ) 52 EN OTHER PROBLEMS SYMPTOM POSSIBLE CAUSE CORRECTIVE ACTION 1 . When scanning channels , some of ● Those channels have been preset to If you need the skipped channels , them are skipped over . be skipped . restore them ( � pg . 14 ) . Press PAUSE ( 8 ) to pause the 2 . The channel cannot be changed . ● Recording is in progress . recording , change channels , then press PLAY ( 3 ) to resume recording . 3 . The Remote will not operate your ● The brand codes are set incorrectly . Reset the correct brand codes ( � pg . TV or cable box or DBS receiver . 46 , 47 or 48 ) . Select a different host channel during 4 . Even though Auto or Semiauto ● The clock setting data received from Semiauto Clock Set ( � pg . 11 ) , or Clock Set has been performed , the the host channel is incorrect . perform Manual Clock Set ( � pg . 12 ) . clock is incorrect . 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 turned on for a few hours to evaporate the moisture 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 . 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 AC 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 , you can operate the VCR as usual .
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EN 53 Questions and answers RECORDING PLAYBACK Q . When I pause and then resume a recording , the end Q . What happens if the tape reaches its end during of the recording before the pause is overlapped by playback or search ? the new recording . Why does this happen ? A . The VCR automatically rewinds it to the beginning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A . This is normal . It reduces distortion at the pause and Q . Can the VCR indefinitely remain in still mode ? resume points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A . No . It stops automatically after 5 minutes to protect Q . Can the VCR indefinitely remain in the recording the heads . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pause mode ? Q . During picture search , still picture playback and A . No . The VCR automatically stops after 5 minutes to frame - by - frame playback , the picture is protect the heads . When paused during Instant Timer intermittent . What’s the cause ? Recording ( ITR ) , the VCR shuts off automatically after A . Picture loss occurs when these types of playback are 5 minutes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . attempted with a tape recorded in LP mode . Pressing Q . What happens if the tape reaches its end during PLAY ( 3 ) to return to normal playback will restore recording ? the picture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A . The VCR automatically rewinds it to the beginning . Q . When returning from variable - speed picture search to normal playback , the picture is disturbed . Should TIMER RECORDING I be concerned about this ? Q . REC and ‰ remain lit on the front display panel . Is A . No , it is normal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . there a problem ? Q . When playing back programs that have been timer - A . No . This is a normal condition for a timer recording recorded consecutively ( such one program from in progress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 : 00 to 9 : 00 and another one from 9 : 00 to 10 : 00 ) , Q . Can I program the timer while I’m watching a tape the picture and sound become momentarily or a TV broadcast ? distorted where the first program ends and the A . Yes , but while you are setting the timer you will not second program begins . Is this a malfunction ? see the tape’s or broadcast program’s picture as it is A . No . This is normal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . replaced by the on - screen menu . ( The sound from Q . Other than preventing further recording , what the tape or broadcast program will be heard during effect does removing the safety tab have ? the timer setting . ) A . It disables marking of index codes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Q . Sometimes , during index search , the VCR cannot find the program I want to see . Why not ? A . There may be index codes too close together . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Q . During playback , on - screen display sometimes jitters . Why does this happen ? A . If the condition of the tape being played back is not good , jittering of the video ( including on - screen display ) may occur .
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INDEX 54 EN List of terms This guide serves as a quick way to locate frequently used terms and on - screen display names . A F S Accidental erasure prevention 27 Frame - by - Frame Playback 29 Second Audio Record 41 Audio Monitor 23 , 41 Function Set screen 38 Slow Motion Playback 29 Auto Channel Set 13 Special effect playback G Auto Daylight Saving Time 11 Frame - by - Frame Playback 29 Guide channel 32 Auto SP = EP Timer 40 High - Speed Picture Search 28 Auto Timer 39 How to use the SHUTTLE PLUS H Automatic tracking 23 buttons 29 High - Speed Picture Search 28 AV connection 7 How to use the SHUTTLE ring 28 Host channel 8 AV Compulink 41 Picture Search 28 Skip Search 29 I B Slow Motion Playback 29 Index Search 24 Blue Back 40 Still Picture Playback 29 Instant Review 24 Variable - Speed Picture Search 28 Instant Timer Recording ( ITR ) 26 C Specifications 58 Cable box setting Still Picture Playback 29 L Brand 16 Superimpose 39 Language setting 9 Installing the Controller 15 Output channel 16 T M Channel No . indication 26 Tape position indicator 22 Manual tracking 23 Child Lock 42 Tape speed 25 Multi - Brand Remote Clock setting 10 Time counter 22 , 26 Controlling two JVC VCRs 49 Manual setting 12 Time zone selection 11 Setting Cable Box brand 47 Preparations 10 Timer recording Setting DBS receiver brand 48 Semiauto setting 11 Canceling 36 Setting TV brand 46 Clock time 22 , 26 Changing 36 Connection to TV 6 Checking 36 N Contents 5 Express 34 Next Function Memory 23 Counter reset 22 , 26 Guide channel setting 32 Overlap 37 O ® D VCR PLUS + 30 On - screen display 27 , 56 ® DBS receiver setting VCR PLUS + setup 32 Brand 19 P Installing the Controller 18 Tracking 23 PBS channel 8 Output channel 19 Troubleshooting 50 Picture Control 39 Tuner setting Picture Search 28 E Adding channels 14 Playback 21 Editing Auto Channel Set 13 Plug & Play 8 From camcorder 44 Manual Channel Set 14 From another VCR 43 Skipping channels 14 R Remote Pause function 45 Recording 25 To another VCR 43 Recording Resume function 27 Express timer recording 34 V Remote Pause function 45 Variable - Speed Picture Search 28 Repeat play 22 ® VCR PLUS + setup 32 RF connection 7 ® VCR PLUS + timer recording 30 Video Calibration 39 Video Stabilizer 40
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EN 55 Front panel 1 2 3 4 5 FF REW PLAY POWER MENU VIDEO ( MONO ) L — AUDIO — R SP EP CH OK VCR REC STOP / EJECT PAUSE SP / EP 9 ! @ # $ % 6 7 8 0 1 POWER button : � pg . 21 , 25 8 MENU button 2 Cassette loading slot 9 Front display panel : � below 3 PLAY ( # ) button : � pg . 21 0 Remote sensor 4 JOG dial : � pg . 29 ! CH 5 ∞ buttons : � pg . 25 5 SHUTTLE ring : � pg . 21 , 25 , 28 @ SP / EP button : � pg . 25 6 AUDIO / VIDEO input connectors : � pg . 44 # REC ( ¶ ) button : � pg . 25 , 26 7 OK button $ STOP / EJECT ( 7 / 0 ) button : � pg . 21 , 25 % PAUSE ( 8 ) button : � pg . 25 , 29 Front display panel 1 2 3 4 SP VCR 5 6 7 1 Symbolic Mode Indicators 2 Tape speed indicators 3 Timer mode indicator : � pg . 31 , 35 STILL : 4 Child lock indicator : � pg . 42 SLOW : PLAY : 5 VCR mode indicator : � pg . 25 , 26 FF / REW VARIABLE RECORD : SHUTTLE SEARCH : 6 Cassette mark RECORD PAUSE : 7 Channel and auxiliary input ( “ L - 1 ” and “ F - 1 ” ) Counter reading : � pg . 22 , 26 Clock time : � pg . 22 , 26
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INDEX ( cont . ) 56 EN Rear panel 4 1 2 3 PAUSE / CABLEX IN OUT ANT.IN AVCOMPU BO R - LINK AUDIO L RF OUT VIDEO CH3 CH4 8 6 7 5 1 AC power cord : � pg . 6 4 ANT . ( Antenna ) IN terminal : � pg . 6 2 CABLE BOX Controller connector : 5 CH3 - CH4 switch : � pg . 7 � pg . 15 , 18 6 AUDIO / VIDEO IN connectors : � pg . 44 3 REMOTE PAUSE / AV COMPULINK terminal 7 AUDIO / VIDEO OUT connectors : � pg . 43 ● REMOTE PAUSE terminal : � pg . 41 , 44 8 RF OUT terminal : � pg . 6 ● AV COMPULINK terminal : � pg . 41 On - screen display 1 CH 125 RECORD 6 2 THU 12 : 00 AM PAUSE STEREO SP 7 34 SAP 8 9 B - - - - - + - - - - - + - - - - - + - - - - - E INDEX - 1 0 NORM 5 – 1 : 23 : 45 HI – FI COUNT ! 1 Channel and auxiliary input ( “ L - 1 ” and “ F - 1 ” ) 7 Tape speed indication 2 Day and clock time : � pg . 22 , 26 8 Cassette indication 3 STEREO program indication : � pg . 27 9 Tape position indicator : � pg . 22 4 SAP ( Second Audio Program ) indication : 0 Index no . indication : � pg . 24 � pg . 27 ! Time counter : � pg . 22 , 26 5 Audio monitor indications : � pg . 23 , 41 6 VCR operation mode indication
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EN 57 1 CABLE / DBS button : � pg . 47 Remote 2 TV button : � pg . 46 3 TV / VCR button : � pg . 25 , 26 , 46 & 1 4 REVIEW button : � pg . 24 MBRSET CABLE / * 2 DBS A / B TV POWER 5 Number buttons : � pg . 25 , 30 , 33 ( 3 6 DBS button : � pg . 35 TV / VCR DISPLAY A . MONITOR ) 4 7 CANCEL button : � pg . 31 , 36 q C . ( Counter ) RESET button : � pg . 22 , 26 1 2 3 2 5 8 STOP + / – button : � pg . 31 , 34 w 4 5 6 9 START + / – button : � pg . 34 DBS DAILY ( M - F ) WEEKLY 6 e 0 PROG . ( Program ) button : � pg . 30 , 34 8 9 7 AUX r C . RESET 7 ! PROG . CHECK button : � pg . 36 4 CANCEL TIMER 0 @ REW ( 1 ) button : � pg . 21 , 25 , 28 t 8 # REC ( ¶ ) button : � pg . 25 CH START STOP DATE y 9 $ STOP ( 7 ) button : � pg . 21 , 25 EXPRESS PROGRAMMING u % MENU button 0 PROG SP / EP SKIP SEARCH PROG 1 ^ SHUTTLE PLUS % fi buttons CHECK i ! TV CH + / – buttons : � pg . 46 , 47 , 48 PLAY FF REW o & MBR SET button : � pg . 46 , 47 , 48 @ STOP PAUSE REC A / B button : � pg . 49 p # ENTER / OSD * POWER button : � pg . 21 , 25 3 Q MENU OK CH TV + $ ( A . ( Audio ) MONITOR button : � pg . 23 W ( TV Muting ) button : � pg . 46 % SHUTTLE TV PLUS ) DISPLAY button : � pg . 22 , 26 + VOL VOL ^ – TV q DAILY ( M - F ) button : � pg . 31 , 35 E – TV CH w WEEKLY button : � pg . 31 , 35 e AUX button : � pg . 43 , 45 r TIMER button : � pg . 31 , 35 , 36 MULTI BRAND REMOTE CONTROL UNIT t DATE + / – button : � pg . 34 y CH + / – button : � pg . 25 , 34 u SKIP SEARCH button : � pg . 29 i SP / EP button : � pg . 25 , 31 , 35 o PLAY ( 3 ) button : � pg . 21 , 25 p FF ( ¡ ) button : � pg . 21 , 25 , 28 The glow - in - the - dark buttons shown in white on the Q PAUSE ( 8 ) button : � pg . 25 , 29 illustration above are helpful when using the W OK button Remote in darkened rooms . ENTER button : � pg . 46 , 47 , 48 OSD button : � pg . 27 Buttons with a small dot on the left side of the name E SHUTTLE PLUS 4 ¢ ( @ # ) button can also be used to operate your TV while holding : � pg . 29 down TV on the Remote . ( � pg . 46 ) . TV VOL + / – button : � pg . 46 How to use the Remote Before use , insert two AA size batteries into the Remote with the polarity ( ª and · ) matched correctly as indicated on the battery compartment or on the lid . The Remote can operate most of your VCR’s functions , as well as basic functions of TV sets , cable boxes and DBS receivers . ● Point the Remote toward the remote sensor on the target component . ● The maximum operating distance of the remote control is about 8 m . NOTE : If the Remote does not work properly , remove its batteries , wait for a few seconds , replace the batteries and then try again .
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SPECIFICATIONS 58 EN GENERAL TIMER Power requirement : AC 120 V ` , 60 Hz Clock reference : Quartz Power consumption Program capacity : 1 - year programmable timer / Power on : 19 W 8 programs Power off : 2.5 W Memory backup time : Approx . 3 min . Temperature ACCESSORIES Operating : 5 ° C to 40 ° C ( 41 ° F to 104 ° F ) Storage : – 20 ° C to 60 ° C ( – 4 ° F to140 ° F ) Provided accessories : RF cable ( F - type ) , Operating position : Horizontal only Infrared remote control unit , Dimensions ( W x H x D ) : 400 x 94 x 281 mm “ AA ” battery x 2 ( 15 - 3 / 4 " x 3 - 3 / 4 " x 11 - 1 / 8 " ) Weight : 3.4 kg ( 7.5 lbs ) Specifications shown are for SP mode unless specified Format : VHS NTSC standard otherwise . Maximum recording time E . & O.E . Design and specifications subject to change without SP : 210 min . with ST - 210 video notice . cassette EP : 630 min . with ST - 210 video cassette VIDEO / AUDIO Signal system : NTSC - type color signal and EIA monochrome signal , 525 lines / 60 fields Recording / Playback system : DA - 4 ( Double Azimuth ) head Usable cassettes helical scan system Full - Size VHS Signal - to - noise ratio : 45 dB T - 30 ( ST - 30 * * ) Horizontal resolution : 230 lines ( VHS ) T - 60 ( ST - 60 * * ) Frequency range T - 90 Normal audio : 70 Hz to 10 000 Hz T - 120 ( ST - 120 * * ) Hi - Fi audio : 20 Hz to 20 000 Hz T - 160 ( ST - 160 * * ) Input / Output : RCA connectors ST - 210 * * ( IN x 2 , OUT x 1 ) Compact VHS * TC - 20 ( ST - C20 * * ) TUNER TC - 30 ( ST - C30 * * ) Tuning system : Frequency - synthesized tuner TC - 40 ( ST - C40 * * ) Channel coverage * Compact VHS camcorder recordings can be VHF : Channels 2 – 13 played on this VCR . Simply place the recorded UHF : Channels 14 – 69 cassette into a VHS Cassette Adapter and it can CATV : 113 Channels be used just like any full - sized VHS cassette . RF output : Channel 3 or 4 ( switchable ; * * This VCR can record on regular VHS and Super preset to Channel 3 when VHS cassettes . However , it will record regular shipped ) 75 ohms , VHS signals only . unbalanced
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FOR SERVICING ( Only in U.S.A . ) EN 59 HOW TO LOCATE YOUR JVC SERVICE CENTER TOLL FREE : 1 - 800 - 252 - 5722 http : / / www.jvcservice.com 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 JVC AMERICAS CORP . FACTORY SERVICE CENTER LOCATIONS 10 New Maple Avenue 1500 Lakes Parkway 705 Enterprise Street Pine Brook , NJ 07058 - 9641 Lawrenceville , GA 30243 - 5857 Aurora , IL 60504 - 8135 ( 973 ) 396 - 1000 ( 770 ) 339 - 2522 ( 630 ) 851 - 7855 5665 Corporate Avenue 10700 Hammerly Boulevard , Suite 110 2969 Mapunapuna Place , Suite 105 Cypress , CA 90630 - 4727 Houston , TX 77043 - 2310 Honolulu , HI 96819 - 2000 ( 714 ) 229 - 8011 ( 713 ) 935 - 9331 ( 808 ) 833 - 5828 13 Cummings Park 8192 W State Road 84 890 Dubuque Avenue Woburn , MA 01801 - 2105 Davie , FL 33324 - 4611 South San Francisco , CA 94080 - 1804 ( 781 ) 376 - 9100 ( 954 ) 472 - 1960 ( 650 ) 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 JVC AMERICAS CORP . 10 New Maple Avenue Pine Brook , NJ 07058 - 9641 Don't service it yourself . If you ship the product . . . Pack your JVC unit in the original carton or one of CAUTION equivalent size and strength . Enclose , with the unit , a To prevent electrical shock , do not open the cabinet . letter stating the problem or symptom that exists and No user serviceable parts inside . also a copy of the receipt or bill of sale you received Refer servicing to qualified service personnel . 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 .
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WARRANTY ( Only in U.S.A . ) 60 EN LIMITED WARRANTY 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 LABOR 1 YR 90 DAYS THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS VALID ONLY IN THE FIFTY ( 50 ) UNITED STATES , THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIAAND 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 , INCIDENTALOR 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 damages 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 1700 Valley Road DIVISION OF JVC AMERICAS CORP . Wayne , New Jersey 07470 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 :
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