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VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER HR - VP830U POWER A B ENTER OSD 1 2 3 6 4 5 DAILY ( M – F ) WEEKLY 9 7 8 AUX C.RESET CANCEL TIMER 0 CH SKIP LTV � . CH VO SP / EP DISPLAY TV / VIDEO CABLE TV VCR w Cable Channel PLAY REW FF 8 SLOW SLOW Changer STOP PLAY SEARCH SEARCH PAUSE REC SKIP C.MEMORY SEARCH POWER REW FF ADD MENU OK MENU STOP / EJECT TIME � SCAN REW FF CH + 6 + 8 – 20 15 10 8 6 4 202468 – 20 15 10 8 6 4 2024 dB dB L R I T R TIMER ST REC OK GUIDE VIDEO SP AM PLAY ILLUM SAP I PAUSE M PM EP H M S MULTI BRAND � REMOTE CONTROL UNIT For Customer Use : � Enter below the Serial No . which is � INSTRUCTIONS located on the rear of cabinet . Retain � this information for future reference . � � Model No . HR - VP830U / U ( C ) � � Serial No . PU30425 - 1820
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2 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 . Failure to heed the following precautions may result in damage to the VCR , remote control or video cassette . CAUTIONS 1 . DO NOT place the VCR . . . . . . in an environment prone to extreme temperatures or CAUTION humidity . � RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK � . . . in direct sunlight . DO NOT OPEN . . . in a dusty environment . . . . in an environment where strong magnetic fields are CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK . � generated . DO NOT REMOVE COVER ( OR BACK ) . � . . . on a surface that is unstable or subject to vibration . NO USER - SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE . � 2 . DO NOT block the VCR’s ventilation openings . REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL . 3 . DO NOT place heavy objects on the VCR or remote control . 4 . DO NOT place anything which might spill on top of the VCR or remote control . The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol , within an equilateral 5 . AVOID violent shocks to the VCR during transport . 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 * * MOISTURE CONDENSATION shock to persons . Moisture in the air will condense on the VCR when you move it The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to from a cold place to a warm place , or under extremely humid alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance ( servicing ) instructions in the literature conditions — just as water droplets form on the surface of a glass accompanying the appliance . filled with cold liquid . Moisture condensation on the head drum will cause damage to the tape . In conditions where condensa - tion may occur , keep the VCR’s power turned on for a few hours to let the moisture dry before inserting a tape . WARNING : TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK * * ABOUT HEAD CLEANING HAZARD , DO NOT EXPOSE THIS Accumulation of dirt and other particles on the video heads may cause the playback picture to become blurred or inter - UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE . rupted . Be sure to contact your nearest JVC dealer if such troubles occur . CAUTION : This video cassette recorder should be used with AC 120V ‘ , 60Hz only . To prevent electric shocks and fire hazards , DO NOT use any other power source . CAUTION : TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK , MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT , FULLY INSERT . ATTENTION : POUR ÉVITER LES CHOCS ÉLECTRIQUES , INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA FICHE DANS LA BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE ET POUSSER JUSQU'AU FOND . 3 Note to CATV system installer : VCR Plus + C and PlusCode are trademarks of Gemstar Develop - This reminder is provided to call the CATV system ment Corporation . 3 installer's attention to Article 820 - 40 of the NEC that The VCR Plus + C system is manufactured under licence from provides guidelines for proper grounding and , in particular , Gemstar Development Corporation . specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the TM grounding system of the building , as close to the point of DSS is an official trademark of DIRECTV , Inc . , a unit of GM cable entry as practical . Hughes Electronics . CAUTION : Changes or modifications not approved by JVC could void user's authority to operate the equipment . n Cassettes marked " VHS " ( or " S - VHS " ) can be used with this video cassette recorder . However , only " VHS " recordings can be played back in this model . n HQ VHS is compatible with existing VHS equipment .
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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 to provide some protection against voltage surges and built - up 1 . Grounding or Polarization static charges . Article 810 of the National Electrical Code , ( A ) Your product may be equipped with a polarized alternating - ANSI / NFPA 70 , provides information with regard to proper current line plug ( a plug having one blade wider than the grounding of the mast and supporting structure , grounding of other ) . This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way . the lead - in wire to an antenna discharge unit , size of grounding This is a safety feature . connectors , location of antenna discharge unit , connection to If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet , try grounding electrodes , and requirements for the grounding reversing the plug . If the plug should still fail to fit , contact electrode . your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet . Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug . ( B ) Your product may be equipped with a 3 - wire grounding - type 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 . EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING AS PER � 3 . Overloading NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE , ANSI / NFPA 70 Do not overload wall outlets , extension cords , or integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock . ANTENNA � WIRE LEAD IN 4 . Power Cord Protection GROUND CLAMP Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against ANTENNA � GE them , paying particular attention to cords at plugs , convenience DISCHAR UNIT � ( NEC SECTION � receptacles , and the point where they exit from the product . 810 - 20 ) ELECTRIC SERVICE � EQUIPMENT GROUNDING � S � CONDUCTORION ( NEC SECT 810 - 21 ) GROUND CLAMPS POWER SERVICE GROUNDING ELECTRODE SYSTEM � ( NEC ART 250 . PART H ) NEC – NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
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4 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 c.If the product has been exposed to rain or water . PORTABLE CART WARNING � should be moved with care . Quick d.If the product does not operate normally by following the ( Symbol provided by RETAC ) stops , excessive force , and uneven operating instructions . Adjust only those controls that are surfaces may cause the product and covered by the operating instructions as an improper cart 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 c All major sections and subsections are listed in the Table Of Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning . Do Contents on page 5 . Use this when searching for information not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners . Use a damp cloth on a specific procedure or feature . for cleaning . c The Index on pages 67 – 69 lists frequently - used terms , and the number of the first page on which they are used or explained in the manual . This section also illustrates the 7 . Heat controls and connections on the front and rear panel , the The product should be situated away from heat sources such as front display panel and the remote control . radiators , heat registers , stoves , or other products ( including c The Z mark signals a reference to another page for amplifiers ) that produce heat . instructions or related information . c Operation buttons necessary for the various procedures are clearly indicated through the use of illustrations at the beginning of each major section . BEFORE YOU INSTALL YOUR NEW VCR . . . . . . please read the sections / literature listed below . c ” Cautions ” on page 2 c ” Important Products Safety Instructions ” on the previous pages
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CONTENTS 5 Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Record One Program While NSTALLING YOUR NEW VCR 6 I Watching Another . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Basic Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Display Elapsed Recording Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41 Stereo And SAP ( Second Audio Program ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 To Record SAP Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 NITIAL SETTINGS 7 I Hi - Fi Audio Recording Level Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Dual Quick Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 IMER RECORDING 44 T Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 VCR Plus + Timer Programming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Semi - Auto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 On - Screen Timer Programming . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Check And Cancel Programs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Auto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Auto Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Tuner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Instant Timer Recording ( ITR ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Set Receivable Channels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Add Or Delete A Channel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Cable Box Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 DITING 51 E Situate And Connect Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Edit To Or From Another VCR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Set Cable Box Output Channel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Edit From A Camcorder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Set Cable Box Brand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Assemble Editing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 VCR Plus + Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Audio Dubbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 DSS Receiver Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Insert Editing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Situate And Connect Controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Random Assemble Editing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Set DSS Receiver Output Channel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Set DSS Receiver Brand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 PECIAL FEATURES 60 S IMPLE PLAYBACK AND TV Multi - Brand Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 SRECORDING 25 Cable Box Multi - Brand Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Simple Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Control Two JVC VCRs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Simple Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Child Lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 LAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES 27 P ROUBLESHOOTING 63 T Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Still Picture / Frame - By - Frame Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Tape Transport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Slow Motion / Reverse Slow Motion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63 Manual Tracking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Select The Soundtrack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Timer Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Superimpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Other Problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Index Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Manual Index Mark / Erase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Repeat Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 UESTIONS AND ANSWERS 66 Q Instant ReView . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Counter Reset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Counter Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Timer Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 Tape Position Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Next - Function Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 AV COMPU LINK Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 NDEX 67 I Time Scan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 List Of Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67 High - Speed Search ( 7 x playback ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Variable - Speed Search / Reverse Play . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Rear View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68 Skip Search . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Front Display Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Time Scan Audio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Remote Control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Active Video Calibration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Recording . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 PECIFICATIONS 70 S Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 OR SERVICING 71 F ARRANTY 72 W
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INSTALLING YOUR NEW VCR 6 CHECK CONTENTS Make sure the package contains all of the accessories Basic listed in “ SPECIFICATIONS ” ( Z pg . 70 ) . 1 Connections SITUATE VCR Place the VCR on a stable , horizontal surface . Antenna or Cable 2 Coaxial Cable CONNECT VCR TO TV The connection method you use depends on the type of TV you have . Flat Feeder 3 nANTENNA - a RF Connection IN ( Antene c To Connect To A TV With NO AV Input Terminals . . . or Cabl Matching Transformer a – Disconnect the TV antenna from the TV . AC Power input ) ( Not supplied ) b – Connect the TV antenna cable to the ANT IN jack Cord on the rear of the VCR . c – Connect the supplied RF cable between the RF OUT jack on the rear of the VCR and the TV’s antenna terminal . AV Connection c To Connect To A TV With AV Input Terminals . . . a – Connect the antenna , VCR and TV as shown in the illustration . b – Connect an Audio / Video Cable between the AUDIO Back of VCR RF Switch OUT and VIDEO OUT jacks on the rear of the VCR RF and the AV IN jacks on the TV . OUT Video Cable ACOutlet ( supplied ) CONNECT VCR TO Audio Cable POWER SOURCE ( supplied ) RF eCabled ) Connect the power plug to an AC outlet . ( suppli c The clock and tuner will automatically be set when 4 the antenna is connected and when the AC is first connected to the VCR ( Z pg . 7 ) . FINAL PREPARATION FOR 75 ohm terminal TV USE Select the VCR channel ( 3 , 4 or OFF ) by setting the RF switch on the rear of the VCR as shown in the illustration . Back of VCR 5 Z NOTES below . Turn on the power to the TV . You are now able to perform simple playback ( Z pg . 25 ) and recording ( Z pg . 26 ) . RF OUT ( If ' Auto ' is displayed on the front display panel , the clock is being set automatically . Wait for the time to be CH4 displayed before powering on the VCR . ) CH3 OFF NOTES : c The VCR channel is the channel on the TV which will display the audio and video signals from the VCR . c The RF switch is preset to the CH3 position . Set to CH4 if you use the RF connection and CH3 is used for broadcasting in your area . If you use the AV connection , set the RF switch to OFF . c If your TV has no AV input terminals , set the channel on the TV to correspond to the RF switch on the back of the VCR . c Even if your TV has AV input terminals , you must connect it to the VCR using an RF cable in order to record one show while watching another ( Z pg . 41 ) . c For full identification of the VCR's rear panel , refer to the Index ( REAR VIEW Z pg . 68 ) .
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INITIAL SETTINGS 7 Dual Quick Set sets the clock and tuner channels automatically when power is first connected to the VCR . The antenna cable must be connected for dual quick set . Dual Quick Set The time and date can be set automatically from clock setting data that is transmitted by one of the regular TV broadcast Auto Clock Set / Auto Tuner Set channels . We call this TV channel the “ Host Channel ” and it is a PBS channel in your area . PERFORM DUAL QUICK SET Make sure that the antenna cable is connected to the VCR . Then connect the VCR’s power plug to an AC 1 outlet . For connection configuration , refer to “ Basic 8 Connections ” ( Z pg . 6 ) . The clock and tuner channels will automatically be set . • • • • • • • • • • • c Auto clock set is performed first . The auto clock set function scans all the channels received by your VCR to find the Host Channel and then sets the clock . AUTO is displayed on the front display panel during Auto clock set . c Auto channel is performed next . The auto channel set function scans all the channels that are receivable by your VCR . It then automatically assigns each receivable channels to the CH ▲ ▼ buttons . It skips non - receivable channels . During auto channel set the channel numbers are displayed in ascending order . IMPORTANT c When Dual Quick Set has been completed successfully c Don’t press any buttons on the VCR or remote during the correct time is displayed . Dual Quick Set . c If " AUTO CLOCK SET " or " SEMI - AUTO CLOCK SET " c If you perform Dual Quick Set successfully , there’s no need is selected at the Override Auto Clock Set screen on to perform the Clock ( Z pg . 9 ) and Tuner ( Z pg . 12 ) page 10 , the clock will be adjusted automatically by procedures . If , however , you want to add or delete the Host PBS every hour on the hour ( except for channels , refer to “ Add Or Delete A Channel ” on page 14 . 11 : 00 PM , midnight , 1 : 00 AM and 2 : 00 AM ) by the incoming PBS channel clock setting data . ( This automatic clock adjustment can only be performed ATTENTION CABLE BOX SUBSCRIBERS when the VCR’s power is turned off . The clock will If you perform the Dual Quick Set procedure . . . be adjusted on the hour based on the time displayed c Select the PBS channel on your cable box before plugging on the VCR , not on the actual real time . ) The default your VCR’s power plug into the AC outlet . ( If you have setting is " AUTO CLOCK SET " . more than one PBS channel , you may have to select an c If an incorrect time is displayed on the front display alternative PBS channel if Dual Quick Set is not successful . ) panel , you may be receiving the clock setting data of c If there is no PBS channel in your area , perform the a PBS channel from an adjacent time zone , or an Manual Clock Set procedure ( Z pg . 11 ) . incorrect PBS channel from a cable TV system . In this c For automatic clock adjustment to take place the VCR's case , perform the Semi - Auto procedure ( Z pg . 10 ) . power must be off and the cable box must be set to the Auto channel set has already taken place and it need PBS channel at clock adjustment times . not be set again . c If you perform Dual Quick Set successfully , D.S.T . will be c If “ - - : - - ” appears on the display , your antenna cable set to “ AUTO ” . At the D.S.T . adjustment time ( Z pg . 11 ) , may not be connected to the VCR , there may not be a your VCR's power must be off and your cable box must be Host PBS signal available in your area , or your cable set to the host PBS channel in your area for the D.S.T . box may not be set to the PBS channel . If the antenna adjustment to take place . If the clock is not set correctly , connection or cable box setting is incorrect , connect the change the D.S.T . setting to “ ON ” or “ OFF . See step 9 of antenna cable to the VCR or select the correct cable Semi - Auto procedure ( Z pg . 10 ) or step 6 of Manual channel . Then power on and power off the VCR ; the procedure ( Z pg . 11 ) . Dual Quick set mode will be automatically reactivated and " Auto " will be displayed on the VCR's front panel . If NOTE : everything is connected and set correctly , perform the If , due to a power outage or other event , the memory backup fails , Manual Clock Set procedure ( Z pg . 11 ) . Auto channel Dual Quick Set is performed when power is restored to the VCR . set has not yet taken place , so please also perform the “ Set Receivable Channels ” procedure ( Z pg . 12 ) . PM During Initial Auto Clock Set During Auto Channel Set Dual Quick Set Completed The channels appear in The current time ( including ascending order , beginning AM / PM ) is displayed . with 1 .
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 8 This VCR offers you the choice to view on - screen messages in English , Spanish or French ( not including messages superimposed on the TV picture ) . Select the desired language using this Language procedure . The default setting is " ENGLISH " . TURN ON THE VCR POWER Press POWER . CH5 � 1 8 ACCESS ON - SCREEN • • • MENU • • • • • • • • Press MENU as many times as necessary to bring up the Main Menu screen . MENU 2 OK ACCESS CUSTOM SET SCREEN At the Main Menu screen , MAIN MENU place the arrow next to PROGRAM SET 3 “ CUSTOM SET ” by FUNCTION SET pressing CH5 or TIME � POWER TUNER SET = CUSTOM SET SCAN 5 , then � VIDEO CALIBRATION press OK . R.A . EDIT PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 1 2 3 6 4 5 ACCESS LANGUAGE 9 7 8 SELECT SCREEN 0 The messages are preset to CUSTOM SET appear in English . If you want CH5 � OVERRIDE 4 to see them in Spanish or AUTO CLOCK SET French , place the arrow next = LANGUAGE SELECT VCR PLUS + SET - UP to “ LANGUAGE SELECT ” by DSS RECEIVER OUTPUT H5 or TIME pressing C � DSS RECEIVER BRAND SET 5 � , then press OK . SCAN PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END SELECT LANGUAGE OK At the Language Select LANGUAGE SELECT MENU screen , place the arrow = ENGLISH 5 next to the desired TIME SCAN 5 � ESPAÑOL language by pressing FRANCAIS CH5 or TIME SCAN � 5 , then press MENU as � many times as necessary to PRESS ( 5 , � ) TO SELECT PRESS ( MENU ) TO END return to the normal screen .
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9 Perform clock setting only if the clock has not been set correctly by Dual Quick Set . Access the Override Auto Clock Set screen to choose the Auto , Semi - Auto or Manual clock setting procedure . Each procedure starts from step 5 . * Auto need only Clock be selected if Semi - Auto or Manual had previously been selected . POWER Preparation CH TURN ON THE VCR 8 Press POWER . • 1 • • • • • • • • • • ACCESS ON - SCREEN MENU MENU OK Press MENU as many times as necessary to bring up the Main Menu screen . 2 ACCESS CUSTOM SET POWER SCREEN At the Main Menu screen , MAIN MENU place the arrow next to PROGRAM SET 3 “ CUSTOM SET ” by FUNCTION SET 1 2 3 H5 pressing C � or TIME TUNER SET = CUSTOM SET 5 SCAN � , then press OK . 6 4 5 VIDEO CALIBRATION R.A . EDIT 5 PRESS ( , � ) , THEN ( OK ) 9 7 8 PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 0 CH ACCESS CLOCK SET MODE SELECT SCREEN Place the arrow at the CUSTOM SET Custom Set screen next to = OVERRIDE 4 “ OVERRIDE AUTO AUTO CLOCK SET CLOCK SET ” by pressing LANGUAGE SELECT VCR PLUS + SET - UP CH5 or TIME SCAN � DSS RECEIVER OUTPUT 5 , then press OK . � DSS RECEIVER BRAND SET PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) OK PRESS ( MENU ) TO END MENU TIME SCAN
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 10 Semi - Auto SELECT MODE CH At the Override Auto OVERRIDE AUTO CLOCK SET 8 Clock Set screen , place the 5 arrow next to “ SEMI - AUTO CLOCK SET AUTO CLOCK SET ” by • • • • • = SEMI - AUTO CLOCK SET • • • • • • MANUAL CLOCK SET pressing CH ▲ ▼ or TIME SCAN 5 , then press OK . � 5 PRESS ( , � ) , THEN ( OK ) MENU PRESS ( MENU ) TO END OK ACCESS SELECT SCREENS At the Semi - Auto Clock Set SEMI - AUTO CLOCK SET screen , place the = HOST CHANNEL SELECT 6 arrow next to the desired TIME ZONE SELECT mode by pressing CH ▲ ▼ D.S.T . SELECT or TIME SCAN 5 , then � press OK . ( 5 PRESS , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END To select the Host Channel — step 7 1 2 3 To select the Time Zone 6 4 5 — step 8 NUMBER To select the D.S.T . mode — step 9 9 7 8 SELECT HOST CHANNEL 0 You can either select HOST CHANNEL SELECT CH “ AUTO ” , or enter a PBS ( CATV ) 7 channel number . For CH AUTO automatic channel selection , simply press MENU . To manually select the PBS channel , press the PRESS ( 5 , � ) TO SELECT PRESS ( MENU ) TO END appropriate NUMBER key , CH ▲ ▼ or TIME SCAN 5 to cycle through the channel numbers ( hold button � down to speed through numbers ) and stop when the OK desired number appears . Press MENU and the Semi - MENU Auto Clock Set screen reappears . TIME SCAN NOTES : c For cable box users : Select " AUTO " or the channel on your VCR that receives the cable box channels , and set the cable box to the PBS channel . c There are some PBS channels that do not transmit clock setting data . SELECT TIME ZONE You can either select TIME ZONE SELECT “ AUTO ” , or select the 8 correct zone . If you = AUTO MOUNTAIN ATLANTIC PACIFIC selected " AUTO " in step 7 EASTERN ALASKA and if you live near the CENTRAL HAWAII boundary of an adjacent time zone , or receive PRESS ( 5 , � ) TO SELECT cable TV channels , a PBS PRESS ( MENU ) TO END channel from a different time zone may become your host channel . Therefore , in this case make sure to manually select the correct time zone . Place the arrow next to your choice by 5 5 � , pressing CH � or TIME SCAN then press MENU to return to the Semi - Auto Clock Set screen .
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11 SELECT D.S.T . MODE You have three choices : D.S.T . SELECT a – Select “ AUTO ” and the CH = AUTO 9 adjustment to your VCR’s ON 8 clock will be made OFF according to the incoming signal from the host • • • • • • • • • • • channel . ( 5 PRESS , � ) TO SELECT PRESS ( MENU ) TO END b – Select “ ON ” and the adjustment will be made MENU based on the clock itself . c – Select “ OFF ” if Daylight Saving Time doesn’t apply to OK you . Place the arrow next to your choice by pressing CH5 � or TIME SCAN 5 , then press MENU and the Semi - � Auto Clock Set screen reappears . IMPORTANT After setting the Semi - Auto clock set , make sure that the VCR is off before the next hour so that the clock can be adjusted . ( The clock is automatically adjusted on the hour except at 11 : 00 PM , midnight , 1 : 00 AM and 2 : 00 AM . ) 1 2 3 6 4 5 NUMBER 9 7 8 Manual 0 SELECT MODE CH At the Override Auto Clock Set screen ( Z pg . 10 ) , place the arrow next to “ MANUAL CLOCK SET ” by pressing 5 5 CH ▲ ▼ or TIME SCAN � , then press OK . SET DATE , TIME AND D.S.T . The Manual Clock Set MANUAL CLOCK SET screen is displayed and the 6 first setting that can be set DATE 1 / 1 / 96 MON TIME – – : – – AM begins flashing . OK D.S.T . ON MENU Press the appropriate NUMBER keys to set the PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 - 9 ) TIME SCAN date and time ( if only 1 OR ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) digit , press " 0 " first ) . Press PRESS ( MENU ) TO END CH ▲ ▼ or TIME SCAN 5 � to set AM / PM and D.S.T . ( Daylight Saving Time ) to “ ON ” ( automatic adjustment based on VCR’s clock ) or “ OFF ” ( if D.S.T . doesn’t apply to you ) . * * AUTO DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME Press OK after AM / PM and D.S.T . settings . The next This function enables automatic adjustment of the VCR’s setting that can be set begins flashing . When you’re clock at the start and end of Daylight Saving Time . finished with this set - up procedure , press MENU to start With Auto DST activated , . . . the clock . . . . on the first Sunday of April at 2 : 00 AM , the clock is adjusted to 3 : 00 AM . NOTE : . . . on the last Sunday of October at 2 : 00 AM , the clock is 5 5 adjusted to 1 : 00 AM . CH and TIME SCAN can be used to perform all � � operations . ( In this case , press OK after each setting . ) Auto MAKE CORRECTIONS To change any of the settings , press OK or TIME SCAN “ £ until the item you want to change blinks , SELECT MODE 7 then set as in step 6 . At the Override Auto Clock Set screen , place the arrow next to " AUTO CLOCK SET " by pressing CH ▲ ▼ or 5 � , 5 TIME SCAN then power off the VCR . Do not power it on again until the clock has been adjusted . The clock is automatically adjusted on the hour except at 11 : 00 PM , midnight , 1 : 00 AM and 2 : 00 AM . ( The clock will be adjusted on the hour based on the time displayed on the VCR , not on the actual real time . )
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 12 Set Receivable Channels Tuner TURN ON THE VCR Press POWER . POWER1 ACCESS MAIN MENU CH SCREEN 8 Press MENU as many times as necessary . • • • • • • • • • • • 2 ACCESS TUNER SET MENU OKSCREEN Place the arrow next to " TUNER SET " by pressing 5 5 � CH � or TIME SCAN , then press OK . 3 ACCESS BAND SCREEN Place the arrow next to POWER TUNER SET " BAND " by pressing = BAND H5 4 C � or TIME SCAN AFC 5 � , then press OK . AUTO CHANNEL SET MANUAL CHANNEL SET 1 2 3 6 4 5 PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 9 7 8 0 SET FREQUENCY BAND CH If you receive your TV BAND channels from an external TV 5 antenna , select " TV " . If = CATV you receive your TV channels from a cable TV system , select " CATV " . Place the arrow next to PRESS ( 5 , � ) TO SELECT PRESS ( MENU ) TO END your choice by pressing H5 C � or TIME SCAN 5 � , then press MENU to return to the Tuner Set screen . OK MENU TIME SCAN
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13 PERFORM AUTO CHANNEL SET CH Place the arrow next to AUTO CHANNEL SET " AUTO CHANNEL SET " by 8 ( TV ) 6 pressing CH 5 or TIME � CH 2 ADD SCAN 5 , then press OK . � • • • • • • • • • • • Receivable channels in your SCANNING . . . area are automatically assigned to the CH 5 � MENU PRESS ( MENU ) TO END buttons , and non - receivable channels are skipped . OK NOTES : c At the end of Auto Channel Set , “ SCAN COM - PLETED ” appears on screen . c If the scan was unsuccessful , “ SCAN COMPLETED – NO SIGNAL ” appears on screen . Check the band setting and connections and start again . RETURN TO NORMAL 1 2 3 SCREEN 6 4 5 Press MENU as many times as necessary . 9 7 8 7 0 CH OK MENU TIME SCAN
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 14 Add Or Delete A Channel ACCESS TUNER SET CH SCREEN 8 Access by performing steps 2 and 3 of the Tuner procedure on page 12 . • • • • • • • • • • • 1 c To add a channel , go to step 2 . c To delete a channel , skip to step 4 . MENU ACCESS AFC SCREEN OK H5 or Place the arrow next to " AFC " by pressing C � 5 , then press OK . TIME SCAN � 2 MAKE SELECTION Place the arrow next to AFC H5 " SPCL " by pressing C � 5 � , or TIME SCAN 3 NORM = SPCL then press MENU to return to the Tuner Set screen . 1 2 3 c AFC set to SPCL ( special ) 6 4 5 5 , � PRESS ( ) TO SELECT NUMBER is necessary for turning PRESS ( MENU ) TO END on certain CATV systems . 9 7 8 0 CH.SKIP ACCESS MANUAL CH CHANNEL SET SCREEN Place the arrow next to " MANUAL CHANNEL SET " by 5 5 � , pressing CH � or TIME SCAN then press OK . 4 ADD STORE DESIRED CHANNEL Input the channel number MANUAL CHANNEL SET using the NUMBER keys or ( CATV ) H5 5 by pressing C � or TIME OK CH 125 SKIP 5 MENU SCAN � , then press ADD to add or CH.SKIP to delete . TIME SCAN Repeat for each channel SELECT CH NO . AND you want to store or skip . PRESS ( ADD / SKIP ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END RETURN TO NORMAL SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . 6
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15 This procedure is required if you receive your TV channels through a cable box ( descrambler ) . The Controller allows the VCR to automatically switch the cable box channel during timer - recording . The Controller is effective for recording shows Cable Box that have been programmed using VCR Plus + ( Z pg . 44 ) or On - Screen Timer Programming ( Z pg . 46 ) . Control Situate And Connect Controller Suggested Location Place the cable box on top of the VCR . Attach the VCR's Controller to the top of the VCR with the Controller’s transmitter SITUATE CONTROLLER pointed towards the cable box’s remote sensor . Place the Controller so that the path between its transmitter and the cable box’s remote sensor is Attention : 1 unobstructed . The Controller can also control a DSS receiver . If both a cable box and a DSS receiver are used , position the controller so its ATTACH CONTROLLER signal reaches the remote control sensors of both the cable box Fasten securely using the supplied adhesive strips . and DSS receiver . 2 Cable box CONNECT CABLE BOX TO VCR The connection method depends on the type of cable box you have . 3 If your cable box has AUDIO and VIDEO OUT connectors . . . . . . connect them to the AUDIO and VIDEO IN connectors on your VCR . If your cable box doesn’t have AUDIO and VIDEO OUT connectors . . . Your VCR . . . connect the antenna output connector on the cable Controller box to the ANT.IN connector on the rear of your VCR . ( suggested locations ) Set the VCR tuner to the same channel as the cable box RF output ( see page 17 also ) . NOTE : Cable box Refer to your cable box’s instruction manual during connection . CONNECT CONTROLLER TO VCR Controller Connect to the CABLE BOX connector on your VCR . Transmitter 4 Connected Connected to to VIDEO / ANT . IN AUDIO IN About Your Cable Box This VCR has two separate methods to control your Cable Box . c The VCR's Wireless Remote Control Unit can control your Cable Box . This eliminates the need for a separate Cable Box Remote Your VCR Control Unit . c The VCR's Controller can also control your Cable Box . This allows the VCR to change your Cable Box's channel CABLE � number during timer recording . BOX Each method must be set up separately . To set up the VCR's Remote Control unit , refer to page 61 . To set up the Controller go to page 16 .
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 16 Set Cable Box POWEROutput Channel CH TURN ON THE VCR 8 Press POWER . • • • • • • • • • • • 1 MENU ACCESS MAIN MENU OK SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . 2 ACCESS CUSTOM SET POWER SCREEN H5 Press C � or TIME MAIN MENU 5 SCAN � to place the PROGRAM SET 1 2 3 3 arrow next to “ CUSTOM FUNCTION SET SET ” , then press OK . TUNER SET 6 4 5 = CUSTOM SET VIDEO CALIBRATION 9 7 8 R.A . EDIT 5 PRESS ( , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 0 CH ACCESS VCR PLUS + SET - UP SCREEN H5 Press C � or TIME CUSTOM SET 5 SCAN � to place the OVERRIDE 4 arrow next to “ VCR PLUS + AUTO CLOCK SET SET - UP ” , then press OK . LANGUAGE SELECT = VCR PLUS + SET - UP DSS RECEIVER OUTPUT DSS RECEIVER BRAND SET OK 5 PRESS ( , � ) , THEN ( OK ) MENU PRESS ( MENU ) TO END TIME SCAN ACCESS CABLE BOX OUTPUT SCREEN Press CH5 or TIME � VCR PLUS + SET - UP SCAN 5 to place the � 5 arrow next to “ CABLE GUIDE CHANNEL SET BOX OUTPUT ” , then GUIDE CHANNEL MAP = CABLE BOX OUTPUT press OK . CABLE BOX BRAND SET PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END
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17 SELECT CABLE BOX OUTPUT CHANNEL CH Your selection depends on CABLE BOX OUTPUT how your cable box is 8 = OFF ON CH2 6 connected to your VCR . ON CH3 ON CH4 • • • • • • • • • • • If your cable box is ON CH5 ON CH6 connected to your VCR ON LINE using an RF connection . . . PRESS ( 5 , � ) , TO SELECT MENU H5 . . . press C � or TIME PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 5 SCAN � to place the OK arrow next to the channel number representing the cable box’s output ( 2 – 6 ) . If your cable box is connected to your VCR’s AUDIO / VIDEO IN connectors . . . 5 5 . . . press CH � or TIME SCAN � to place the arrow next to “ ON LINE ” . RETURN TO VCR PLUS + ENTER SET - UP SCREEN Press MENU . 1 2 3 6 4 5 7 NUMBER 9 7 8 0 Set Cable Box Brand CH TURN ON CABLE BOX Select a channel other than channel 9 on your Cable Box . 1 ACCESS CABLE BOX BRAND SET SCREEN OK At the VCR Plus + Set - Up VCR PLUS + SET - UP MENU H5 screen , press C � or 5 2 TIME SCAN � to place TIME SCAN GUIDE CHANNEL SET the arrow next to “ CABLE GUIDE CHANNEL MAP BOX BRAND SET ” , then CABLE BOX OUTPUT = CABLE BOX BRAND SET press OK . PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END ENTER CABLE BOX BRAND Press the appropriate CABLE BOX BRAND SET NUMBER keys to enter the 1 3 Cable Box Code from the CABLE BOX BRAND LIST on page 18 , then press ENTER . SELECT BRAND NO . AND PRESS ( ENTER ) c If the cable box’s PRESS ( MENU ) TO END channel changes to 9 , setting is complete . c If there are more than one code number listed for your brand of cable box , repeat step 3 until the cable box’s channel changes to 9 . c If you go through all listed code numbers and the channel doesn’t change , try all other numbers between 1 and 69 . That is because , maybe , your cable box model is not listed . CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE .
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 18 RETURN TO NORMAL 8 SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . • • • • • • • • • • • 4 MENU You can now set up the VCR Plus + feature ( Z pg . 19 ) . CABLE BOX BRAND LIST BRAND CODE ARCHER 49 , 52 , 53 , 54 CABLEVIEW 49 , 53 CITIZEN 49 , 53 1 2 3 CURTIS 9 , 10 , 62 , 63 DIAMOND 52 , 53 , 54 6 4 5 EAGLE 30 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 34 , 35 , 36 , 37 9 7 8 EASTERN 51 GC BRAND 49 , 53 0 GEMINI 8 , 56 GENERAL ELECTRIC 67 GENERAL INSTRUMENTS 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7,8 HAMLIN 15 , 16 , 17,18 JERROLD 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 MACOM , HITACHI 57 , 58 , 59 MAGNAVOX 30 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 34 , 35 , 43 MOVIETIME 44 , 45 , 46 NSC 44 , 45 , 46 OAK 19 , 20 , 21 , 30 , 47 , 48 MENU PANASONIC 24 , 25 , 26 PHILIPS 30 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 42 PIONEER 13 , 14 PULSER 49 , 53 RCA 24 , 25 , 26 REGAL 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 33 REGENCY 51 SAMSUNG 8 , 13 , 49 , 50 SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA 9 , 10 , 62 , 63 NOTES : c Although the supplied Controller is compatible with many SIGMA 19 , 20 , 21 different cable box brands , it is possible that it will not work SL MARX 8 , 13 , 49 , 50 with your cable box . SPRUCER 24 , 25 , 26 c If your cable box doesn’t respond to any code between 1 and STARGATE 8 , 13 , 49 , 50 69 , you can’t use the Controller to change cable box SYLVANIA 29 channels . In this case , make sure to leave the cable box turned on and tuned to the proper channel before the TEKNIKA 68 , 69 scheduled start of timer recording . TELECAPTION 27 Please contact your cable company about the possibility of TELEVIEW 8 , 13 , 49 , 50 exchanging your current cable box with one that is compat - TEXSCAN 28 , 29 ible with your VCR . c The VCR can only change the cable box channel through the TOCOM 22 , 23 , 64 , 65 , 66 Controller during timer recording . UNIKA 52 , 53 , 54 c If your cable box is one that can’t be operated with a remote UNIVERSAL 38 , 39 , 40 , 41 control ( has no remote sensor ) , you can’t use the Controller to VIDEOWAY 11 , 12 , 60 , 61 change its channels . Make sure to leave the cable box turned VIDEO TECH 55 on and tuned to the proper channel before the scheduled start of timer recording . VIDTER 55 c If you are unable to set the Controller , please contact JVC toll VIEWSTAR 30 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 34 , 35 , 36 , 37 free at 1 - 800 - 252 - 5722 . ZENITH 11 , 12 , 60 , 61
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19 The VCR Plus + timer programming system eliminates the need to input channel , date , start and stop time data when setting the timer record function . Simply key in the PlusCode number for the TV program you wish to record ( found in most TV listings ) VCR Plus + and the VCR’s timer is automatically programmed . Depending on the TV or cable stations that you receive and the channel numbers that they are received on in your area , you may Setup have to make certain changes in your VCR’s “ Guide Channel Set ” menu to get proper results . Please read the following information carefully to find out which tasks you need to perform . POWER Before VCR Plus + setup you must have performed the following procedures : c Dual Quick setting ( Z pg . 7 ) or 8 Clock setting ( Z pg . 9 ) Tuner setting ( Z pg . 12 ) c Tuner and cable box setting if you receive your TV channels • • • • • • • • • • • through a cable box ( Z pg . 15 ) Channel Number Matching MENU Most TV listings have a chart indicating the “ Guide Channel ” number assigned to each station for purposes of VCR Plus + programming . Check the chart in your TV listings and see if the Guide Channel numbers listed for the stations you receive are the same as the channel number on which each is received by your VCR or cable box . * * SPECIAL NOTES FOR CABLE SUBSCRIBERS * * c In many instances , cable TV stations have VCR Plus + Guide POWER Channel numbers that DO NOT match the number of the channel on which you receive the station . Check your TV listings , or contact your cable supplier for details . c Many normal broadcast TV stations can be viewed on cable . 1 2 3 Check your TV listing , or contact your cable supplier for details . 6 4 5 If the numbers match , go directly to “ VCR Plus + Timer 9 7 8 Programming ” ( Z pg . 44 ) . 0 If the numbers are different , and you want to be able to timer record programs from those stations , you have to inform the VCR of the mismatch . Go to step 1 . If you will not want to timer record from those stations , you can go directly to “ VCR Plus + Timer Programming ” ( Z pg . 44 ) . TURN ON THE VCR Press POWER . 1 MENU ACCESS MAIN MENU SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . 2 CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE .
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 20 ACCESS CUSTOM SET SCREEN CH Press CH5 or TIME � MAIN MENU SCAN 5 to place the � 8 PROGRAM SET 3 arrow next to “ CUSTOM FUNCTION SET SET ” , then press OK . TUNER SET • • • • • • • • • • • = CUSTOM SET VIDEO CALIBRATION R.A . EDIT 5 PRESS ( , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END OK ACCESS VCR PLUS + SET - UP SCREEN H5 Press C � or TIME CUSTOM SET 5 SCAN � to place the OVERRIDE 4 arrow next to “ VCR PLUS + AUTO CLOCK SET SET - UP ” , then press OK . LANGUAGE SELECT = VCR PLUS + SET - UP DSS RECEIVER OUTPUT DSS RECEIVER BRAND SET PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) 1 2 3 PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 6 4 5 NUMBER 9 7 8 ACCESS GUIDE CHANNEL 0 SET SCREEN H5 or TIME Press C � VCR PLUS + SET - UP CH 5 to place the SCAN � arrow next to “ GUIDE 5 = GUIDE CHANNEL SET CHANNEL SET ” , then GUIDE CHANNEL MAP CABLE BOX OUTPUT press OK . CABLE BOX BRAND SET PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END INPUT GUIDE CHANNEL OK NUMBER H5 Press C � , TIME SCAN TIME SCAN GUIDE CHANNEL SET 5 � or the appropriate GUIDE CH : VCR CH 6 NUMBER keys to input the 1 : 1 Guide Channel number as shown in the TV listing . Then press OK . PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 - 9 ) OR ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) c If you receive your PRESS ( MENU ) TO END channels with a cable box and if you have properly set your Cable Box Controller , “ CABLE CH ” appears in place of “ VCR CH ” . If not , refer to pages 15 – 16 and re - perform the procedure .
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21 INPUT RECEIVING CHANNEL NUMBER CH Press CH5 , TIME SCAN 5 or the appropriate � � NUMBER keys to input the number of the channel on 8 7 which the Guide Channel’s broadcasts are received . Then press OK . • • • • • • • • • • • c If there is more than one mismatch , repeat steps 6 and 7 for each instance . MENU OK RETURN TO VCR PLUS + SET - UP SCREEN Press MENU . 8 CHECK INPUT DATA Press CH5 or TIME � VCR PLUS + SET - UP SCAN 5 to place the � 1 2 3 9 arrow next to “ GUIDE GUIDE CHANNEL SET CHANNEL MAP ” , then 6 4 5 = GUIDE CHANNEL MAP NUMBER press OK . CABLE BOX OUTPUT CABLE BOX BRAND SET 9 7 8 c The Guide Channel and 5 PRESS ( , � ) , THEN ( OK ) VCR or cable box 0 PRESS ( MENU ) TO END channel numbers you CH input appear on the GUIDE CHANNEL MAP screen in ascending order . Check to ensure GUIDE : VCR GUIDE : VCR you’ve entered them 6 : 47 10 : 55 12 : 41 15 : 38 correctly . 33 : 28 67 : 49 c If you entered more than 10 sets of numbers , press PRESS ( OK ) TO NEXT OK to see the next set of PRESS ( MENU ) TO END numbers . c Guide Channel Map OK contains only the Guide Channels and VCR channels MENU that you entered . TIME SCAN RETURN TO NORMAL SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . 10 You can now use VCR Plus + for quick and simple timer programming ( Z pg . 44 ) .
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 22 The following procedure is required if you receive satellite channels through a DSS ( Digital Satellite System ) receiver and you want your VCR to change to receiver's channels during timer recording . DSS Receiver The VCR can control the DSS Receiver during timer recording using its Controller . Control NOTE : The Controller can automatically change the DSS Receiver channels when the VCR has been programmed using On - Suggested Location Screen Timer Programming ( Z pg . 46 ) . Place the DSS ( Digital Satellite System ) receiver on top of the Because satellite programming does not use PlusCode ; the VCR . Attach the VCR's Controller to the top of the VCR with the Controller can not change the DSS Receiver channels during Controller’s transmitter pointed towards the DSS receiver's VCR Plus + Timer Recording . remote sensor . Attention : Situate And Connect The Controller can also control a cable box . If both a DSS receiver and a cable box are used , position the controller so its Controller signal reaches the remote control sensors of both the DSS receiver and cable box . SITUATE CONTROLLER Place the Controller so that the path between its DSS receiver transmitter and the DSS receiver's remote sensor is 1 unobstructed . ATTACH CONTROLLER Fasten securely using the supplied adhesive strips . 2 CONNECT DSS RECEIVER TO VCR The connection method depends on the type of DSS Your VCR receiver you have . Controller 3 ( suggested locations ) If your DSS receiver has AUDIO and VIDEO OUT connectors . . . . . . connect them to the AUDIO and VIDEO IN connectors on your VCR . DSS receiver If your DSS receiver doesn’t have AUDIO and VIDEO OUT connectors . . . . . . connect the antenna output connector on the DSS receiver to the ANT.IN connector on the rear of your VCR . NOTE : Refer to your DSS receiver's instruction manual during Controller connection . Transmitter CONNECT CONTROLLER Connected Connected to TO VCR to VIDEO / ANT . IN Connect to the CABLE BOX connector on your VCR . AUDIO IN 4 Your VCR CABLE � BOX
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23 POWER Set DSS Receiver Output PAUSE Channel CH TURN ON THE VCR 8 Press POWER . • • • • • • • • • • • 1 MENU ACCESS MAIN MENU OK SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . 2 ACCESS CUSTOM SET POWER SCREEN H5 Press C � or TIME MAIN MENU 5 SCAN � to place the PROGRAM SET 1 2 3 3 arrow next to “ CUSTOM FUNCTION SET SET ” , then press OK . TUNER SET 6 4 5 = CUSTOM SET VIDEO CALIBRATION 9 7 8 R.A.EDIT 5 PRESS ( , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 0 CH ACCESS DSS RECEIVER OUTPUT SCREEN H5 Press C � or TIME CUSTOM SET 5 SCAN � to place the OVERRIDE 4 arrow next to “ DSS AUTO CLOCK SET RECEIVER OUTPUT ” , then LANGUAGE SELECT press OK . VCR PLUS + SET - UP = DSS RECEIVER OUTPUT DSS RECEIVER BRAND SET OK 5 PRESS ( , � ) , THEN ( OK ) MENU PRESS ( MENU ) TO END TIME SCAN SELECT DSS RECEIVER OUTPUT CHANNEL Your selection depends on DSS RECEIVER OUTPUT how your DSS receiver is 5 connected to your VCR . = OFF ON CH3 ON CH4 If your DSS receiver is ON LINE connected to your VCR using an RF connection . . . 5 , � PRESS ( ) , TO SELECT H5 . . . press C � or TIME PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 5 SCAN � to place the arrow next to the channel number representing the DSS receiver's output ( 3 – 4 ) . If your DSS receiver is connected to your VCR’s AUDIO / VIDEO IN connectors . . . 5 5 . . . press CH � or TIME SCAN � to place the arrow next to “ ON LINE ” . RETURN TO CUSTOM SET SCREEN Press MENU . 6
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INITIAL SETTINGS ( cont . ) 24 Set DSS Receiver Brand TURN ON DSS RECEIVER CH Select a channel other than channel 205 on your DSS 8 receiver . 1 • • • • • • • • • • • ACCESS DSS RECEIVER MENU BRAND SET SCREEN At the Custom Set screen , OK CUSTOM SET H5 press C � or TIME 5 2 SCAN � to place the OVERRIDE AUTO CLOCK SET arrow next to “ DSS LANGUAGE SELECT RECEIVER BRAND SET ” , VCR PLUS + SET - UP DSS RECEIVER OUTPUT then press OK . = DSS RECEIVER BRAND SET 5 PRESS ( , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END ENTER ENTER DSS RECEIVER 1 2 3 BRAND Press the appropriate 6 4 5 DSS RECEIVER BRAND SET NUMBER NUMBER keys to enter the 80 9 7 8 3 DSS Receiver Code from the following list , then 0 press ENTER . The unit is pre - set to code SELECT BRAND NO . AND CH 80 ( RCA ) when shipped . PRESS ( ENTER ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END c If the DSS receiver's channel changes to 205 , setting is complete . BRAND CODE RCA 80 SONY 81 OK MENU RETURN TO NORMAL TIME SCAN SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . 4 NOTES : c Depending on the type of DSS receiver , it is possible that the Controller will not work with it . c If your DSS receiver doesn’t respond to the code , you can’t use the Controller to change satellite channels . In this case , make sure to leave the DSS receiver turned on and tuned to the proper channel before the scheduled start of timer recording . c The VCR can only change the satellite channel through the Controller during timer recording . c If your DSS receiver is one that can’t be operated with a remote control ( has no remote sensor ) , you can’t use the Controller to change its channels . Make sure to leave the DSS receiver turned on and tuned to the proper channel before the scheduled start of timer recording . c If you are unable to set the Controller , please contact JVC toll free at 1 - 800 - 252 - 5722 .
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SIMPLE PLAYBACK AND RECORDING 25 Before performing the following steps , make sure the TV is set to the VCR channel ( 3 or 4 ) or AV mode . Simple LOAD A CASSETTE Make sure the window side is up , the rear label side is Playback facing you and the arrow on the front of the cassette is 1 pointing towards the VCR . Don’t apply too much pressure when inserting . SHUTTLE c The VCR’s power comes on automatically . c The counter is automatically reset to " 0H 00M 00S " . c If the cassette's record safety tab has been removed , SCAN PLAY playback begins automatically . TIME FIND PROGRAM START 8 POINT If the tape is advanced past the start point , press REW STOP / EJECT • • • • • • • • • • • or turn the TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring to the left . To go 2 forward , press FF or turn the TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring to the right . FF REW START PLAYBACK Press PLAY . " VIDEO CALIBRATION " appears on screen ( Z pg . 40 ) . 3 STOP PLAYBACK Press STOP or STOP / EJECT . Then press STOP / EJECT to remove the cassette . 4 1 2 3 6 4 5 Usable cassettes 9 7 8 Full - Size VHS 0 T - 30 ( ST - 30 * * ) T - 60 ( ST - 60 * * ) T - 90 T - 120 ( ST - 120 * * ) PLAY T - 160 ( ST - 160 * * ) ST - 210 * * FF ( Fast - Forward ) REW ( Rewind ) Compact VHS * TC - 20 ( ST - C20 * * ) TC - 30 ( ST - C30 * * ) TC - 40 ( ST - C40 * * ) STOP * Compact VHS camcorder recordings can be played on this video recorder . Simply place the recorded cassette into a VHS Cassette Adapter and it can be used just like any full - sized VHS cassette . * * This video recorder can record on regular VHS and Super VHS cassettes . However , it will record and play back regular VHS signals only . It is not possible to play back Super VHS recordings .
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SIMPLE PLAYBACK AND RECORDING ( cont . ) 26 LOAD A CASSETTE Make sure the record safety tab is intact . If not , cover the Simple hole with adhesive tape before inserting the cassette . 1 Recording SELECT RECORDING CHANNEL Press CH5 . Or press the appropriate NUMBER keys , � then press ENTER . ( The channel changes after a few 2 seconds whether you press ENTER or not . ) PLAY REC PAUSE STOP / EJECT SET TAPE SPEED Press SP / EP to set the recording speed . 8 3 • • • • • • • • • • • START RECORDING Press and hold REC and press PLAY on the remote SP / EP control , or press REC on the VCR's front panel . CH 4 Active Video Calibration takes place at the beginning of both the first SP and the first EP recording after Z pg . 39 ) . inserting the cassette ( PAUSE / RESUME RECORDING ENTER Press PAUSE . Press PLAY to resume recording . 1 2 3 c During record pause , you can change the recording 5 channel by using the CH5 � buttons or NUMBER keys . 6 4 5 NUMBER 9 7 8 STOP RECORDING Press STOP or STOP / EJECT . Then press STOP / EJECT to 0 remove the cassette . PLAY 6 CH SP / EP Accidental erasure prevention c To prevent accidental recording on a recorded cassette , PAUSE remove its record safety tab . REC To record on it later , cover the hole with adhesive tape . STOP Record safety tab
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PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES 27 Still Picture / Frame - By - Frame Playback Playback PAUSE DURING PLAYBACK SHUTTLE 5 or Press PAUSE . If there is vertical jitter , use the CH � button to correct the picture . PAUSE 1 SCAN PLAY c During still picture , the sound from the previous 3 seconds ( approx . ) will be played back repeatedly TIME ( provided there was at least 6 seconds of normal playback prior to engaging the still picture mode ) . CH 8 c " TIMESCAN AUDIO " must be set to " ON " , or the sound will not be heard ( Z pg . 37 ) . • • • • • • • • • • • ACTIVATE FRAME - BY - FRAME JOGPLAYBACK Turn the JOG dial to the right for forward frame - by - frame playback , or to the left for reverse frame - by - frame 2 playback . OR Press PAUSE repeatedly to advance one frame at a time . OR Press TIME SCAN “ or £ repeatedly to advance one frame at a time . Press TIME SCAN £ for forward frame by frame playback or TIME SCAN “ for reverse frame by frame . 1 2 3 6 4 5 To resume normal playback , press PLAY . 9 7 8 0 Slow Motion / CH Reverse Slow Motion ACTIVATE SLOW - MOTION PLAY PLAYBACK For hands - free slow - motion , turn the TIME SCAN PAUSE SHUTTLE ring to the left or press TIME SCAN “ 1 during playback to decrease speed in the forward direction . To play in reverse slow - motion ( and in reverse play mode ) , continue to turn the TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring to the left or press TIME SCAN “ after TIME SCAN “ / £ selecting all the forward direction slow - motion modes . OR During still picture , turn the TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring to the right for forward slow motion , or to the left for reverse slow motion . OR During still picture , press and hold TIME SCAN £ for forward slow motion , or press and hold TIME SCAN “ for reverse slow motion . Release to return to still picture . Refer to the chart on pg . 36 for slow motion speeds . To resume normal playback , press PLAY .
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PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES ( cont . ) 28 Manual Tracking Once playback begins , the VCR’s automatic tracking function is engaged . If noise appears in the picture , you can override this and make the adjustment CHmanually . 8 ENGAGE MANUAL • • • • • • • • • • • TRACKING MODE During playback , press the CH5 buttons on the � VCR's front panel simultaneously to cancel the 1 automatic tracking mode and enable manual tracking adjust . ADJUST MANUAL TRACKING Press CH5 on the VCR's front panel or remote . Press � lightly for fine adjust , or press and hold for coarse 2 adjust . Watch the screen and continue adjusting until optimum picture and sound quality are achieved . 1 2 3 RE - ENGAGE AUTOMATIC 6 4 5 TRACKING 9 7 8 Press the CH5 buttons on the VCR's front panel � simultaneously . 0 3 c When automatic tracking is re - engaged , video CH calibration is automatically activated . NOTES : c To obtain a noiseless still picture it may be necessary to adjust tracking in slow playback and then engage Pause . c Manual tracking is possible during hands - free slow - motion . During hands - free slow - motion playback , simply press CH5 or � on the VCR's front panel or remote to adjust tracking .
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29 Select The Soundtrack Your VCR can record two soundtracks simultaneously ( Normal and Hi - Fi ) and play back the selected one , or both together . CH 8 ACCESS MAIN MENU • • • SCREEN • • • • • • • • Press MENU during playback or when VCR is in stop mode . MENU 1 c If the VCR Plus + screen appears press MENU again . OK ACCESS FUNCTION SET SCREEN Place the arrow next to " FUNCTION SET " by pressing 5 5 CH � or TIME SCAN � , then press OK . 2 ACCESS AUDIO SELECT 1 2 3 SCREEN Place the arrow next to FUNCTION 6 4 5 AUTO TIMER " AUDIO SELECT " by SUPERIMPOSE H5 3 pressing C � or TIME 9 7 8 2ND AUDIO 5 SCAN � , thenpress OK . = AUDIO SELECT AUX INPUT 0 SPECIAL FUNCTION HI - FI REC LEVEL CH PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END ACCESS AUDIO MONITOR SCREEN Place the arrow next to AUDIO SELECT " AUDIO MONITOR " by = AUDIO MONITOR 4 pressing CH5 or TIME � TIMESCAN AUDIO OK SCAN 5 , then press OK . � MENU TIME SCAN PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END SELECT MODE You have three choices : AUDIO MONITOR a – Hi - Fi = HI - FI 5 b – Normal NORM c – Mix MIX Place the arrow next to your PRESS ( 5 , � ) TO SELECT choice by pressing CH 5 � PRESS ( MENU ) TO END or TIME SCAN 5 � . NOTES : c If the tape being played back has no Hi - Fi soundtrack , the RETURN TO NORMAL Normal soundtrack will be heard no matter what choice you make at the Audio Select screen . SCREEN c If you select " HI - FI " or " MIX " , the L and R symbols near the audio level meters will be illuminated . Press MENU as many times as necessary . 6
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PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES ( cont . ) 30 Superimpose CH This function , switchable between ON and OFF , determines 8 whether or not operational indicators will appear on screen . • • • • • • • • • • • ACCESS MAIN MENU SCREEN MENU Press MENU as many times as necessary . OK 1 ACCESS FUNCTION SET SCREEN Place the arrow next to " FUNCTION SET " by 5 5 , then press OK . or TIME SCAN pressing CH � � 2 OSD ACCESS SUPERIMPOSE 1 2 3 SCREEN 6 4 5 Place the arrow next to FUNCTION 9 7 8 AUTO TIMER " SUPERIMPOSE " by = SUPERIMPOSE 5 or TIME 3 pressing CH � 2ND AUDIO 0 5 , then press OK . SCAN � AUDIO SELECT AUX INPUT CH SPECIAL FUNCTION HI - FI REC LEVEL 5 PRESS ( , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END SELECT MODE Place the arrow next to SUPERIMPOSE " ON " or " OFF " by pressing = ON 4 CH5 or TIME SCAN 5 � . � OFF OK MENU TIME SCAN PRESS ( 5 , � ) TO SELECT PRESS ( MENU ) TO END RETURN TO NORMAL SCREEN To recall an indication Press MENU as many times as necessary . 1 Press OSD . 5 n All indications corresponding to the current status are displayed for 5 seconds , leaving the counter information , NOTE : and RECORD / PAUSE if in the Record Pause mode , on the screen . ( No indication during still and search . ) If you engage the Record Pause mode , RECORD / PAUSE is 2 Press OSD again to clear the display . displayed whether " SUPERIMPOSE " is set to " ON " or " OFF " . The superimposed indication on the TV screen tells you what the VCR is doing . Operation mode Tuned - in channel or AUX ( iliary ) mode CH 125 RECORD When the operation mode is changed , THU 12 : 00 AM PAUSE When the channel is changed , the new the new mode is displayed — RECORD ] SP channel is displayed on the screen for 5 ( 5 sec . ) , PLAY ( 5 sec . ) , FF / REW ( 5 sec . seconds . when engaged from Stop mode ) , + + + B E Clock time RECORD PAUSE ( for as long as Pause is engaged ) , and ITR * : * * ( 5 sec . ) . INDEX - 1 Tape position indicator NORM MEMORY OFF Tape speed indicator HI – FI COUNT – 1 : 23 : 45 " Cassette Loaded " mark INDEX indication When a cassette is loaded , the mark is Counter reading displayed for 5 seconds . It blinks when the VCR's EJECT button is pushed . Audio mode indicators Counter memory on / off
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31 Index Search PLAY This function seeks out index codes that are placed on the tape at recording start . 8 START SEARCH While the tape is stopped , press TIME SCAN “ or STOP • • • • • • • £ . • • • • INDEX 1 MARK ERASE ACCESS DISTANT CODE INDEX To access a recording 2 – 9 index codes away , press TIME SCAN “ or £ repeatedly until the correct 2 number is displayed on screen ( only if SUPERIMPOSE is set to ON ( Z pg . 30 ) . Playback begins automatically when the desired recording is located . c To find the very beginning of the desired program , press REW or FF and search visually for the start point . NOTE : An index code is not placed on the tape when recording is paused and then resumed . 1 2 3 6 4 5 Manual Index Mark / Erase 9 7 8 To mark an index code . . . 0 . . . during playback press INDEX MARK on the VCR . n The VCR will mark an index code at that location . n If " SUPERIMPOSE " is set to ON ( Z pg . 30 ) , " MARK " blinks on PLAY the screen while an index code is being marked . To erase an index code . . . . . . during playback or still press INDEX ERASE on the VCR . FF n The VCR will fast - forward to the nearest index code ( Sound REW will not be heard during this ) and erase it . Playback continues PAUSE after the index code is erased . n If " SUPERIMPOSE " is set to ON ( Z pg . 30 ) , " ERASE " blinks on the screen while an index code is being erased . STOP Repeat Playback TIME SCAN START REPEAT Press and hold PLAY ( until " PLAY " blinks on the front display panel ) during playback , then release . 1 PLAY VIDEO SP H M S c The entire tape is played back 20 times . STOP REPEAT To stop , press STOP at any time . 2 NOTE : Pressing PLAY , REW , FF , PAUSE or TIME SCAN “ or £ also stops Repeat Playback .
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PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES ( cont . ) 32 Instant ReView At the press of a button , you can power up your VCR , rewind the tape and begin viewing the most recent timer - recorded program . ACTIVATE INSTANT REVIEW 8 After ensuring that the VCR is off and the Timer mode is STOP disengaged , press REVIEW . • • • • • • • • • • • 1 c The power comes on and the VCR searches for the index code indicating the start of the last timer - recorded FF program , then begins playback automatically . REW c You can access a program 2 – 9 index codes away REVIEW from the current position on the tape . If , for example , you have 5 programs recorded and you want to watch the third one , press REVIEW three times . c To find the very beginning of the desired program , press REW or FF and search visually for the program’s start point . REVIEW Counter Reset 1 2 3 RESET COUNTER TO ZERO 6 4 5 Press C.RESET . 9 7 8 1 NOTE : DISPLAY 0 By pressing the DISPLAY button , you can change the C.RESET display to show the counter reading , channel number or clock time . ( Channel number is not displayed during playback . ) FF REW Counter Memory When activated , this feature returns the tape to counter position “ zero ” . STOP C.MEMORY ACTIVATE COUNTER MEMORY Press C.RESET during playback at a point you want to have quick access to later . The counter reads “ 0H 00M 00S ” . 1 Then press C.MEMORY . The Counter Memory indicator in the front display panel lights . RETURN TO COUNTER POSITION ZERO Press STOP ( during playback ) , then press REW or FF . The tape rewinds or fast - forwards and stops at approxi - 2 mately “ 0H 00M 00S ” automatically . c To cancel Counter Memory , press C.MEMORY .
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33 SHUTTLE Tape Position Indicator POWER The Tape position indicator PLAY appears on screen when , from SCANthe stop mode , you pressFF , REW , or TIME use the TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring , + + + B E or perform an Index Search or 8 Instant ReView . The position of " " in relation to " B " ( Beginning ) or COUNT 0 : 33 : 27 " E " ( End ) shows you where you are • • • • • • • • • • • on the tape . FF NOTE : MENU REW " SUPERIMPOSE " must be set to " ON " , or the indicator will not appear ( Z pg . 30 ) . Next - Function Memory The Next Function Memory “ tells ” the VCR what to do after rewinding . * Before continuing , ensure that the VCR is in stop mode . POWER a – For Automatic Start Of Playback After Tape Rewind . . . . . . press REW , then press PLAY within 2 seconds . b – For Automatic Power Off After Tape Rewind . . . . . . press REW , then press POWER within 2 seconds . c – For Automatic Timer Standby After Tape Rewind . . . 1 2 3 . . . press REW , then press TIMER within 2 seconds . 6 4 5 NOTE : 9 7 8 If you want the " next function " to automatically start when the TIMER 0 counter reads " 0H 00M 00S " ( instead of at the beginning of the tape ) , press C . MEMORY so that the counter memory indicator appears on the front display panel before pressing REW or FF . PLAY FF AV COMPU LINK Playback REW Your VCR is compatible with JVC’s AV COMPU LINK components , including amplifiers ( or receivers ) and televisions . AV COMPU LINK provides one touch control of the audio and video compo - nents that are linked via their AV COMPU LINK connectors . C.MEMORY For example : simply load a cassette in the VCR and press PLAY and the AV COMPU LINK components automatically power on , the TV's VIDEO mode is selected and the VCR goes into play MENU mode . ( PLAY need not be pressed if the cassette's record safety tab is removed . ) MAKE CONNECTION Connect your VCR to an AV COMPU LINK component as shown in the illustration on page 34 . 1 c The mini - plug cable is a mono 3.5 mm mini - plug to mono 3.5 mm mini - plug connector . TURN ON THE VCR Press POWER . 2 ACCESS MAIN MENU SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . 3 CONTINUED ON NEXT PAGE .
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PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES ( cont . ) 34 PLAY ACCESS FUNCTION SET CH SCREEN 8 Press CH5 or TIME SCAN 5 to place the arrow � � next to “ FUNCTION SET ” , then press OK . • • • 4 • • • • • • • • ACCESS SPECIAL MENU FUNCTION SCREEN Press CH5 or TIME OK � FUNCTION AUTO TIMER SCAN 5 to place the � SUPERIMPOSE 5 arrow next to “ SPECIAL 2ND AUDIO FUNCTION ” , then press AUDIO SELECT AUX INPUT OK . = SPECIAL FUNCTION 1 2 3 HI - FI REC LEVEL PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 6 4 5 9 7 8 ENABLE AV COMPU LINK 0 PLAYBACK CH H5 or TIME SCAN Press C � SPECIAL FUNCTION 5 � to place the arrow next R.A . EDIT / PAUSE to “ AV COMPU LINK ” . 6 = AV COMPU - LINK PLAY 5 , � ) PRESS ( TO SELECT PRESS ( MENU ) TO END OK RETURN TO NORMAL MENU TIME SCAN SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . 7 PERFORM AV COMPU LINK Example PLAYBACK Your VCR Simply insert a cassette and press PLAY ( if the cassette’s record safety tab has been removed , playback begins 8 automatically ) . Linked components are turned on , and the TV set to its VIDEO mode , automatically ! NOTE : VIDEO OUT Connection varies depending on the type of JVC TV you have . PAUSE / SPECIAL Please refer to the TV’s instruction manual when making this FUNCTION connection . AUDIO OUT Mini - plug cable VIDEO IN ( not supplied ) AUDIO IN AV COMPU LINK II ( VCR ONLY ) AV COMPU LINK Television
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35 Your VCR is equipped with the TimeScan function . TimeScann allows noise free pictures to be displayed on your TV scree inback the forward and reverse search modes . Audio will be played . at normal speed during any of the TimeScan modes ( Z pg 36 ) . TimeScan TimeScan allows you to view a program in search mode while listening to the audio . NOTES : TIME SCAN SHUTTLE INDICATOR c " TIMESCAN AUDIO " must be set to " ON " , or the sound will not be heard in TimeScan mode ( Z pg . 37 ) . TIME SCAN INDICATOR c The audio will not synchronize with the video in TimeScan PLAY modes . c In Pause mode 3 seconds ( approx . ) of audio will be played back repeatedly . ( Z pg . 27 ) c In TimeScan search modes some of the audio information will 8 not be played so that the audio can keep up with the video . c If " VIDEO CALIBRATION " is displayed , wait for this function to complete before selecting a play or search mode . • • • • • • • • • • • REW Audio signal during TimeScan SHUTTLE Playback tape 1 2 3 4 5 FF SCAN Sound of 1 , 3 and 5 is heard . Sound of 2 and 4 is not heard . TIME Output audio signal is normal ( monaural ) sound . High - Speed Search ( 7x playback ) ACTIVATE HIGH - SPEED 1 2 3 SEARCH 6 4 5 During playback or still , press FF for forward high - speed search , or REW for reverse high - speed search . 9 7 8 1 0 To resume normal playback , press PLAY . PLAY NOTE : For short searches , during playback or still , press and hold FF or REW for over 2 seconds . When released , normal playback resumes . FF REW Variable - Speed Search / Reverse Play ACTIVATE VARIABLE - SPEED SEARCH TIME SCAN During playback or still , turn the VCR's TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring . It remains at that position even after you 1 release it . Each time it passes a click position , the playback speed changes . ( Refer to the chart on pg 36 for playback speeds ) . OR During playback , press TIME SCAN “ or . £ c To increase the speed in the forward direction , press £ . c To decrease the speed in the forward direction , press “ . c To play in reverse slow motion , and in reverse play “ mode , continue to press after selecting all the forward slow motion modes . ( Refer to the chart on pg 36 for playback speeds ) . To resume normal playback , press PLAY .
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PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES ( cont . ) 36 TimeScan Reverse Forward Names of special - effects playback Search Play Slow - Motion * Still Slow - Motion Play Search Speed X - 7 X - 5 X - 3 X - 1 X - 1 / 6 X - 1 / 18 0 X1 / 18 X1 / 6 X1 X2 X3 X5 X7 SEARCH SLOW 6 SLOW SEARCH VCR's Time Scan shuttle indicator Orange Green Red Green Orange Audio output Audio is output . Audio is not output . Audio is output . * Still mode cannot be engaged using the remote control's TIME SCAN button . c The VCR's TimeScan indicator lights during TimeScan . c The speed is shown in the upper right corner of the TV screen for approx . 5 seconds . c The TimeScan search speed is the same for SP and EP recordings . c To resume normal playback , press PLAY . c When using the VCR's TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring , the playback speed may not change depending on how far it is turned . c When using the VCR's TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring , the playback speed will change up to X7 and - X7 search speeds . Turning the TIME SCAN SHUTTLE ring further will not increase the search speed . c Picture may be distorted at the position where the recording speed is switched . c The picture may be noisy for a moment when you change the playback speed . c Depending on the tape in use , noise may appear or the upper part of the picture may be distorted . c Picture may appear distorted in comparison to normal playback . c In TimeScan mode there will be a time lag between the video and the audio and noise may appear in the audio signal . c TimeScan sound quality will differ in comparison to normal playback . c When the playback direction is reversed , it takes approximately 6 seconds until sound is heard . Skip Search SKIP OVER UNWANTED 1 2 3 SECTIONS 6LAY Press SKIP SEARCH 1 to 4 times during playback . Each 4 5 P press initiates a 30 - second period of fast - motion 9 7 8 1 playback . Normal playback resumes automatically . 0 NOTE : To return to normal playback during a Skip Search , press PLAY . SKIP SEARCH
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37 TimeScan Audio The audio output can be set ON / OFF during TimeScan . Select ON / OFF as required . CH * The default setting is " ON " . 8 ACCESS MAIN MENU • • • • • • • • • • • SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . MENU OK 1 ACCESS FUNCTION SET SCREEN Place the arrow next to " FUNCTION SET " by pressing CH5 or TIME SCAN 5 , then press OK . � � 2 ACCESS AUDIO SELECT 1 2 3 SCREEN 6 4 5 Place the arrow next to FUNCTION " AUDIO SELECT " by AUTO TIMER 9 7 8 SUPERIMPOSE 3 pressing CH5 or TIME � 2ND AUDIO SCAN 5 , thenpress OK . � 0 = AUDIO SELECT AUX INPUT SPECIAL FUNCTION CH HI - FI REC LEVEL PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END ACCESS TIMESCAN AUDIO SCREEN Place the arrow next to AUDIO SELECT " TIMESCAN AUDIO " by OK H5 4 pressing C � or TIME AUDIO MONITOR MENU = TIMESCAN AUDIO 5 SCAN � , thenpress OK . TIME SCAN 5 PRESS ( , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END SELECT MODE Place the arrow next to TIMESCAN AUDIO " ON " or " OFF " by pressing = ON H5 5 C � or TIME SCAN OFF 5 � . PRESS ( 5 , � ) , TO SELECT PRESS ( MENU ) TO END RETURN TO NORMAL SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . 6
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PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES ( cont . ) 38 Your VCR is equipped with the Active Video Calibration feature , which checks the condition of the tape in use during recording and playback , and compensates to provide the highest - possible recording and playback pictures . * The default setting for both Active Video recording and playback is " ON " . Calibration Preparation POWER TURN ON THE VCR Press POWER . CH1 8 ACCESS MAIN MENU • • • • • • • • • • • SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . MENU 2 OK ACCESS VIDEO CALIBRATION SCREEN Press CH5 or TIME � MAIN MENU SCAN 5 to place the � PROGRAM SET 3 arrow next to “ VIDEO POWER FUNCTION SET CALIBRATION ” , then TUNER SET CUSTOM SET press OK . = VIDEO CALIBRATION R.A . EDIT PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) 1 2 3 PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 6 4 5 SELECT MODE 9 7 8 Place the arrow next to ACTIVE VIDEO CALIBRATION 0 " ON " by pressing CH 5 � RECORDING = ON 5 , then 4 or TIME SCAN � CH OFF press OK to move the PLAYBACK = ON OFF arrow to the Playback section . Set Playback to " ON " , then press MENU as 5 , PRESS ( � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END many times as necessary to return to the normal screen . ( Pressing OK returns the arrow to the Recording section . ) NOTE : OK When recording or when playing back tapes recorded MENU on this VCR set the Active Video Calibration to " ON " . TIME SCAN
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39 Recording PLAY REC Perform steps 1 – 3 on page 26 ( " Simple Recording " ) before continuing . 8 PAUSE START RECORDING • • • • • • • • • Press and hold REC and • • DURING CALIBRATION press PLAY on the remote 1 control , or press REC on the VCR's front panel . c The VCR takes about 7 START END seconds to assess the quality of the tape in + + + use , then recording ACTIVE VIDEO CALIBRATION begins with the picture level optimized . CALIBRATION COMPLETE NOTES : c Calibration occurs immediately prior to both the first SP and the 1 2 3 first EP recording after inserting the cassette . It START END 6 4 5 does not take place + + + 9 7 8 during recording . ACTIVE VIDEO CALIBRATION c In the case of timer 0 recording , calibration takes place for both SP and EP before the first timer recording after inserting the cassette ( regardless of the tape speed selected for that recording ) . PLAY c Once the cassette is ejected , the calibration data is canceled . The next time the cassette is used for recording , calibration is re - performed . c While Active Video Calibration is operative , the PAUSE button will not function . c SUPERIMPOSE must be set to " ON " or the Active PAUSE Video Calibration screen will not appear ( Z pg . 30 ) . REC ATTENTION : n As calibration takes place before recording actually starts , there is a delay of about 7 seconds after REC and PLAY on the remote , or REC on the VCR's front panel , are pressed . To make sure you record the desired scene or program completely , first perform the following steps : 1 ) Press and hold PAUSE , and press REC to engage the RECORD PAUSE mode . c The VCR then automatically checks the condition of the tape and , after about 7 seconds , re - enters RECORD PAUSE . 2 ) Press PLAY to start recording . n If you want to bypass Active Video Calibration and start recording right away , set " RECORDING " to " OFF " in step 4 of the Preparation procedure ( Z pg . 38 ) .
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PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES ( cont . ) 40 Playback PLAY The VCR assesses the quality of the tape once you initiate playback . Before beginning , perform steps 1 and 2 on page 25 . 8 • • • • • • • • • • • START PLAYBACK Press PLAY . c The VCR adjusts the 1 playback picture quality based on the quality of VIDEO CALIBRATION the tape in use . NOTES : c When using rental tapes , or tapes recorded on other VCRs , set “ PLAYBACK ” in step 4 of the Preparation procedure to either “ ON ” or “ OFF ” as desired ( Z pg . 38 ) . c The Video Calibration screen only appears at the beginning of automatic tracking . Even though the 1 2 3 screen doesn't appear after that , the Active Video 6 4 5 calibration function is operative . c “ SUPERIMPOSE ” must be set to " ON " or the Video 9 7 8 Calibration screen will not appear ( Z pg . 30 ) . 0 PLAY
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41 Record One Program While Watching Another Recording ENGAGE TV MODE During recording . . . c Press TV / VIDEO . The VCR's VIDEO indicator goes 1 out . ( If you are using the RF connection ( Z pg . 6 ) . to 8 view the output from your VCR , the TV broadcast being recorded disappears . ) • • • • • • • • • • • c If you are using the AV connection ( Z pg . 6 ) , to view the output from your VCR , change the TV's input mode from AV to TV . SELECT CHANNEL FOR VIEWING Use the TV’s channel selector to set the channel you want to watch . 2 OSD Display Elapsed Recording 1 2 3 Time 6 4 5 9 7 8 RESET COUNTER TO ZERO Before recording starts , press C.RESET . The counter 0 C.RESET TV / VIDEO resets to zero and displays the exact elapsed time as the 1 tape runs . DISPLAY ELAPSED TIME ON SCREEN During recording , press OSD at any time to see the elapsed time . All indications corresponding to the 2 current status of the VCR are displayed for 5 seconds . The counter display remains on the screen indicating the elapsed time . Press OSD again to remove the display . c Make sure " SUPERIMPOSE " is set to " ON " ( Z pg . 30 ) .
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PLAYBACK AND RECORDING FEATURES ( cont . ) 42 Stereo And SAP ( Second Audio Program ) Your VCR’s built - in MTS decoder enables reception of Multi - CH channel TV Sound broadcasts . 8 c The ST indicator on the front display panel lights during stereo broadcast reception , and SAP lights during SAP • • • • • • • • • program reception . • • c Both indicators light when a stereo program is accompanied by SAP audio . MENU To Record Stereo Programs . . . OK . . . simply follow the basic recording procedure . To Listen To Stereo Soundtrack During Recording . . . . . . select " HI - FI " at the Audio Monitor screen ( Z pg . 29 ) . To Record SAP Programs . . . ACCESS MAIN MENU 1 2 3 SCREEN 6 4 5 Press MENU as many times as necessary . 9 7 8 1 0 ACCESS FUNCTION SET CH SCREEN Place the arrow next to " FUNCTION SET " by pressing 5 5 CH � or TIME SCAN � , then press OK . 2 ACCESS 2ND AUDIO SCREEN OK Place the arrow next to " 2ND AUDIO " by pressing MENU 5 5 CH � or TIME SCAN � , then press OK . 3 TIME SCAN SELECT MODE Place the arrow next to 2ND AUDIO 5 � " ON " by pressing CH 5 � . 4 or TIME SCAN = ON OFF PRESS ( 5 , � ) TO SELECT PRESS ( MENU ) TO END RETURN TO NORMAL SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . 5 NOTES : c If a SAP program is received , the SAP audio is recorded on both the Normal and Hi - Fi tracks . The main audio program is not recorded . c If a non - SAP program is received , the main audio is recorded on both the Hi - Fi and Normal audio tracks .
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43 POWER Hi - Fi Audio Recording Level Control Your VCR allows manual adjustment of the Hi - Fi audio CH recording level . Although the preset audio recording level is 8 satisfactory for normal recording , if the sound you are going to record is too loud or too low , adjust the audio recording level • • • • • while referring to the VCR's audio level meters . • • • • • • FF TURN ON THE VCR MENU Press POWER . OK REW 1 ACCESS MAIN MENU SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . POWER 2 1 2 3 ACCESS FUNCTION SET 6 4 5 SCREEN 5 5 9 7 8 Press CH � or TIME SCAN � to place the arrow next to “ FUNCTION SET ” , then press OK . 0 3 CH ACCESS HI - FI REC LEVEL SCREEN 5 5 Press CH � or TIME SCAN � to place the arrow FF next to “ HI - FI REC LEVEL ” , then press OK . REW 4 SELECT MODE Place the arrow next to OK HI - FI REC LEVEL CONTROL MENU “ MANUAL ” by pressing PRESET H5 5 C � or TIME SCAN = MANUAL TIME SCAN 5 � . PRESS PRESS ( REW ) ( FF ) MIN - - - - - - - - - - - - MAX * ( 5 PRESS , � ) TO SELECT PRESS ( MENU ) TO END ADJUST AUDIO RECORD - ING LEVEL Press FF or REW . c To move the on - screen's audio levels by one division 6 of the scale , press FF or REW briefly for 5 times in succession . To move the audio levels faster , keep FF or REW presssed . c Adjust the recording level so that the audio level meters reach from 0dB to 4dB at the maximum sound volume . RETURN TO NORMAL SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary to exit . NOTE : c Noise will increase if the recording level is too low , while 7 distortion will increase if the level is too high .
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44 Timer recording allows you to program the VCR to automatically record a program which will be broadcast at some future time . The timer record function can be programmed using VCR Plus + VCR Plus + or On - Screen Timer Programming . ( Z pg . 46 ) During VCR Plus + and on - screen programming , the Illumi - Timer Guide feature tells you which button on the remote control must be pressed next by lighting the relevant buttons . The Illumi - Guide feature is activated by the ILLUMI GUIDE button on the remote control . The Illumi - Guide feature is only active Programming when the remote control's TV / CABLE / VCR switch is set to " VCR " . ( Illumi - Guide is an optional help feature which makes programming easier . It is not necessary to use Illumi - Guide to Before VCR Plus + Timer programming , see " VCR Plus + program the VCR . ) Setup " on page 19 . LOAD A CASSETTE Make sure the record safety tab is present . 8 c The VCR’s power comes on automatically . 1 • • • • • • • • • • • OK ACCESS VCR PLUS + SCREEN To use the Illumi - Guide VCR PLUS + feature press ILLUMI 2 GUIDE . MENU , REW , PLAY and FF will light . 1 2 3 Press MENU on the remote control . 6 4 5 NUMBER PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 - 9 ) c The clock must be set in PRESS ( MENU ) TO MAIN MENU 9 7 8 order to access the VCR Plus + screen . If you haven’t set the clock , the Main 0 CANCEL Menu screen appears when you press MENU . Refer to page 7 for the Dual Quick Set procedure or page 9 for the clock setting procedure . c If you are using the Illumi - Guide feature , the following TV / CABLE / VCR buttons will light up : NUMBER keys ( 0 – 9 ) , CANCEL and MENU . ENTER PLUSCODE NUMBER Press the appropriate NUMBER keys to enter the PlusCode number printed in the TV listings for the TV OK 3 program you wish to record . MENU c To make corrections , press CANCEL and input the correct PlusCode number . c If the PlusCode number you input is incorrect , " ERROR " may appear on the screen to advise you of ILLUMI GUIDE the error . This happens when the PlusCode number is for a program which has already passed . " ERROR " is displayed for about 4 seconds and the VCR Plus + screen reappears ( step 2 ) . c If you are using the Illumi - Guide feature , OK blinks When Using The Illumi - Guide Feature when the following buttons are lit : NUMBER keys c Buttons light or blink on the remote control for ( 0 – 9 ) , CANCEL and MENU . approximately 10 seconds . If the button or buttons extinguish during timer programming , press ILLUMI GUIDE and the button or buttons previously lit or blinking come back on . If the button or buttons do not re - light or start blinking again , press MENU as many times as necessary to return to the normal screen and extinguish all illuminated buttons , and re - perform the timer programming procedure from the beginning . c If for some reason the remote control's signal is not received by the VCR , press MENU as many times as necessary to return to the normal screen and extinguish all illuminated buttons , and re - perform the timer programming procedure from the beginning .
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45 CHECK INPUT DATA SP / EP Press OK and the Program PROGRAM 1 screen appears . ( VCR PLUS + 12345678 ) CH DATE 7 / 10 FRI 4 The PlusCode number you START 8 : 00 PM 8 entered appears in the STOP 9 : 00 PM Program screen . Check to CHANNEL 8 SP make sure it’s accurate . • • • • • • • • • PRESS ( 8 = DAILY , 9 = WEEKLY • • SP / EP = REC SPEED ) c To timer - record daily or PRESS ( MENU ) TO END weekly serials , press MENU DAILY ( NUMBER “ 8 ” ) or WEEKLY ( NUMBER “ 9 ” ) . “ DAILY ” or “ WEEKLY ” OK appears on the Program screen . c For weekly recording , the desired date for the day of the week must be entered . c If you made a mistake , press CANCEL and , after pressing MENU as many times as necessary to access the VCR Plus + screen , input the correct PlusCode number . c If you are using the Illumi - Guide feature , MENU lights up for about 10 seconds . SET TAPE SPEED Press SP / EP . 1 2 3 5 6 4 5 NUMBER NUMBER " 9 " 9 7 8 CHECK / CORRECT INPUT TIMER 0 DATA " 8 " NUMBER If the data is correct as it is , go to step 7 . If not , press CH OK or TIME SCAN “ £ until the item you want to 6 change begins to blink . Then press the appropriate 5 H5 to obtain or TIME SCAN NUMBER keys , C � � the desired setting . SP / EP RETURN TO NORMAL SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . OK MENU c Press just once to access the Auto Timer screen 7 TIME SCAN ( Z pg . 49 ) . ENGAGE TIMER MODE Press TIMER . The VCR turns off automatically . 8 NOTES : c To disengage the timer before recording starts , press TIMER again . Pressing once more re - engages it . c In case of a power failure after programming , the VCR’s memory backup keeps your selections for approximately 10 minutes . c When timer - recording cable channels received through a Cable Box , be sure to keep the Cable Box set to ON .
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TIMER RECORDING ( cont . ) 46 You can directly program the VCR’s timer to record up to 8 shows , as far as a year in advance . Remember , the clock must be set before you can program the timer ( Z pg . 7 or 9 ) . You can also use the optional Illumi - Guide feature , where the On - Screen relevant buttons on the remote control light to tell you which button to press next . The Illumi - Guide feature is activated by the ILLUMI GUIDE button on the remote control . The Illumi - Guide Timer feature is only active when the remote control's TV / CABLE / VCR switch is set to " VCR " . ( Illumi - Guide is an optional help feature which makes programming easier . It is not necessary to use Illumi - Guide to program the VCR . ) Programming LOAD A CASSETTE Make sure the record safety tab is intact . If not , cover CH the hole with adhesive tape , then load . 1 8 c The VCR comes on , and the counter is reset , automatically . • • • • • • • • • • • ACCESS ON - SCREEN MENU MENU OK To use the Illumi - Guide feature press ILLUMI GUIDE . MENU , REW , PLAY and FF will light . 2 Press MENU as many times as necessary to bring up the Main Menu screen . c If you are using the Illumi - Guide feature , MENU lights up and OK blinks . 1 2 3 6 4 5 NUMBER ACCESS PROGRAM SET 9 7 8 SCREEN 0 Make sure the arrow is to PROGRAM 1 the left of " PROGRAM CH DATE - - / - - 3 SET " , then press OK . START - - : - - AM STOP - - : - - AM CHANNEL - - SP c If you are using the Illumi - Guide feature , OK PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 - 9 ) blinks when the OR ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) PRESS ( MENU ) TO END following buttons are lit : NUMBER keys ( 0 – 9 ) , TIME SCAN , CANCEL and MENU . OK SELECT PROGRAM NUMBER MENU Press the appropriate NUMBER keys or CH5 or TIME � SCAN 5 to select a vacant program number , then press � TIME SCAN 4 OK . The first time you do this , all numbers will be vacant , so just press OK when the screen appears . ILLUMI GUIDE c If you are using the Illumi - Guide feature , OK blinks when the following buttons are lit : NUMBER keys ( 0 – 9 ) , TIME SCAN , CANCEL and MENU . When Using The Illumi - Guide Feature c Buttons light or blink on the remote control for approximately 10 seconds . If the button or buttons extinguish during timer programming , press ILLUMI GUIDE and the button or buttons previously lit or blinking come back on . If the button or buttons do not re - light or start blinking again , press MENU as many times as necessary to return to the normal screen and extinguish all illuminated buttons , and re - perform the timer programming procedure from the beginning . c If for some reason the remote control's signal is not received by the VCR , press MENU as many times as necessary to return to the normal screen and extinguish all illuminated buttons , and re - perform the timer programming procedure from the beginning .
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47 SET PROGRAM INFORMATION CH Press the appropriate NUMBER keys to set the date , start / stop time and channel number . Press CH5 or � 8 5 TIME SCAN 5 to set AM / PM and tape speed . Press � OK after AM / PM , channel number and tape speed • • • • • • • • • • • settings . The next setting that can be set begins flashing . c Any information comprised of 1 digit ( except ftheore MENU channel number ) should have a " 0 " entered be it.or H5 c It is possible to set all information using the C � OK 5 TIME SCAN � abutton.fter ( In this case , press OK each setting . ) Do not use the CH � or TIME SCAN � button to set the date.ks c If you are using the Illumi - Guide feature , OK eblinys when the following buttons are lit : NUMBER k ( 0 – 9 ) , TIME SCAN , CANCEL and MENU . NOTES : c To timer - record a program received with a cable box or DSS receiver , directly enter the channel that the 1 2 3 cable box or the DSS receiver receives it on . 0 c If a DSS receiver is used , cable channels 10 to 199 6 4 5 cannot be timer - recorded . For timer - recording ofT " NUMBER these channels , set the " DSS RECEIVER OUTPU to NUMBER " 9 " 9 7 8 " OFF " . ( Z pg . 23 ) TIMER 0 * * You can record selected programs at the same ttimehe " 8 " every weekday , or once a week . Before entering NUMBER month , press NUMBER key “ 8 ” ( DAILY ) or aaa “ 9 ” rs.rs.y CH ( WEEKLY ) . Either " DAILY " or " WEEKLY " appeppee Press again and " DAILY " or " WEEKLY " disaor For weekly recording , the desired date f th d of the week must be entered . MAKE CORRECTIONS To change any of the settings , press OK or TIME SCAN “ £ until the item you want to change begins 6 blinking . Then set as in step 5 . OK MENU c If you are using the Illumi - Guide feature , OK blinks when the following buttons are lit : NUMBER keys TIME SCAN ( 0 – 9 ) , TIME SCAN , CANCEL and MENU . RETURN TO NORMAL SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . EXAMPLE c Press just once to access the Auto Timer screen 7 If you program the VCR to timer PROGRAM 1 ( Z pg . 49 ) . record a show on September 6 c If you are using the Illumi - Guide feature , all buttons DATE 9 / 6 SUN on channel 40 from 12 : 00 noon START 12 : 00 PM go out . to 1 : 00 PM in SP mode , the STOP 1 : 00 PM CHANNEL 40 SP screen will look like this : ENGAGE TIMER MODE PRESS NUMBER KEY ( 0 - 9 ) 5 , � OR ( ) , THEN ( OK ) Press TIMER . The VCR turns off automatically . PRESS ( MENU ) TO END 8 NOTES : c To disengage the timer before recording starts , press TIMER c After timer recording is completed , the VCR’s power goes off again . Pressing once more re - engages it . automatically . c In case of a power failure after programming , the VCR’s memory c You can program the timer while a regular recording is in backup keeps your selections for approximately 10 minutes . progress ; the on - screen menu will not be recorded . c If you select " PROGRAM SET " without having set the date and c If the end of tape is reached during timer recording , the time , an error message appears . Follow its instructions . cassette is automatically ejected . c If you enter a start time that has already passed , " ERROR " c When timer - recording cable channels received through a appears on the screen and flashes . Cable Box , be sure to keep the Cable Box set to ON . c Programs that start after midnight must have the next day’s date . c When timer - recording satellite channels received through a DSS receiver , be sure to keep the DSS receiver set to ON .
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TIMER RECORDING ( cont . ) 48 Check And Cancel POWERPrograms DISENGAGE TIMER CH Press TIMER , then press POWER . 8 1 • • • • • • • • • • • ACCESS MAIN MENU MENU SCREEN OK Press MENU as many times as necessary . 2 ACCESS PROGRAM SET SCREEN POWER 5 5 Press CH � or TIME SCAN � to place the arrow next to " PROGRAM SET " , then press OK . 3 1 2 3 CHECK PROGRAM INFOR - 6 4 5 MATION 9 7 8 5 5 Press CH � or TIME SCAN � to check the programs TIMER 0 in succession . CANCEL 4 CH To Cancel A Program . . . CANCEL A PROGRAM Press CANCEL . c Repeat steps 4 and 5 as many times as necessary . 5 OK MENU TIME SCAN RETURN TO NORMAL SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . If there are still programs remaining , go to step 7 . 6 RE - ENGAGE TIMER Press TIMER again . 7
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49 Auto Timer When the Auto Timer is set to ON the timer is automatically engaged when the VCR's power is turned off and automatically disengaged when the VCR is powered back CHon . 8 ACCESS MAIN MENU • • • • • • • • • • • SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . MENU 1 OK ACCESS FUNCTION SET SCREEN Place the arrow next to " FUNCTION SET " by pressing 5 5 CH � or TIME SCAN � , then press OK . 2 ACCESS AUTO TIMER 1 2 3 SCREEN Place the arrow next to " AUTO TIMER " by pressing 6 4 5 5 5 CH � or TIME SCAN � , then press OK . Now skip to 9 7 8 3 step 2 of the procedure below . TIMER 0 Or , during on - screen timer programming . . . CH ACCESS AUTO TIMER SCREEN In step 7 in the VCR Plus + Timer Programming proce - dure ( Z pg . 45 ) or in step 7 in the On - Screen Timer 1 Programming procedure ( Z pg . 47 ) , press MENU . OK SELECT MODE MENU Place the arrow next to AUTO TIMER TIME SCAN your choice ( " ON " or = ON H5 2 " OFF " ) by pressing C � OFF 5 or TIME SCAN � . PRESS ( 5 , � ) TO SELECT PRESS ( MENU ) TO END RETURN TO NORMAL SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . 3 NOTE : For safety , when AUTO TIMER is set to “ OFF ” , all other VCR functions are disabled while the Timer mode is engaged . To disengage the timer , press TIMER .
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TIMER RECORDING ( cont . ) 50 This easy method lets you record for from 30 minutes to 6 hours ( selectable in 30 - min . increments ) , and shuts the VCR off after recording is finished . Instant Timer START RECORDING Press REC on the front panel . Recording 1 ( ITR ) ENGAGE ITR MODE Press REC again . ITR blinks and 0 : 30 appears on the front display panel . 2 REC SET RECORDING DURATION 8 If you want to record for more than 30 minutes , press REC to extend the time . Each press extends recording • • • • • • • • • • • 3 time by 30 minutes . NOTES : c You can only perform ITR using the REC button on the VCR's front panel . c After you set the time , the previous display reappears . c To check the remaining time , press REC once during record - ing and the remaining time will be displayed for about 5 ITR REC seconds . Be careful not to press REC again within these 5 VIDEO SP seconds , or you will round the recording time up to the next 30 minute increment .
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EDITING 51 You can use your VCR as the player or the recorder . MAKE CONNECTIONS Edit To Or Connect an AV cable between the player’s VIDEO OUT and AUDIO OUT connectors and the recorder’s VIDEO 1 IN and AUDIO IN connectors . From Another c When using your VCR as the recorder and a monaural VCR as the player , connect the player’s AUDIO OUT connector to the AUDIO IN L connector on the recorder . VCR LOAD CASSETTES Player Your VCR Insert the playback cassette into the player and the cassette to be recorded on into the recorder . 2 SET RECORDER’S INPUT MODE Set to AUX . With this VCR , press NUMBER key “ 0 ” ( AU appears on the front display panel in place of a channel 3 number ) . VIDEO OUT AUDIO OUT NOTE : When using this VCR as the recorder , make sure to select " FRONT " or " REAR " ( depending on which input connectors you use ) at the Aux Input Screen . ( To select the correct AUX input connector , follow steps 4 , 5 , 9 – 11 from the " Edit From A Camcorder " section , Z pg . 52 . ) AUDIO IN VIDEO IN START PLAYER Set to its play mode . 4 NOTE : If the player is equipped with a superimpose / OSD disable feature then set " SUPERIMPOSE " to OFF before pressing PLAY ( Z pg . 30 ) . Another VCR Recorder START RECORDER Set to its record mode . 5 1 2 3 6 4 5 9 7 8 0 NUMBER " 0 "
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EDITING ( cont . ) 52 You can use a camcorder as the player and your VCR as the recorder . Edit From A MAKE CONNECTIONS Connect an AV cable between the camcorder’s VIDEO OUT and AUDIO OUT connectors and your VCR’s Camcorder 1 VIDEO IN and AUDIO IN connectors . c When a Master Edit Control - equipped JVC camcorder is used , the camcorder is capable of controlling your VCR . Recorder Your VCR The mini - plug cable is a mono 3.5 mm mini - plug to mono 3.5 mm mini - plug connector . c If connecting to a camcorder with a monaural output , 8 connect the audio output connector on the camcorder to AUDIO IN L of the VCR . • • • • • • • • • • • LOAD A CASSETTE Insert the cassette to be recorded on into the recorder . To rear panel PAUSE / SPECIAL FUNCTION connector 2 Mini - plug cable ( not supplied ) AUDIO ( JVC camcorder only ) SET RECORDER’S INPUT IN MODE Press NUMBER key “ 0 ” to set to AUX . VIDEO IN 3 VIDEOT OU ACCESS MAIN MENU SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . Camcorder AUDIO OUT 4 EDIT ACCESS FUNCTION SET Player SCREEN Press CH5 or TIME SCAN 5 to place the arrow � � next to “ FUNCTION SET ” , then press OK . 5 If you’re using a JVC Master Edit Control - equipped camcorder — step 6 If not — step 9 1 2 3 ACCESS SPECIAL 6 4 5 FUNCTION SCREEN 9 7 8 Press CH5 or TIME SCAN 5 to place the arrow � � 0 next to “ SPECIAL FUNCTION ” , then press OK . NUMBER " 0 " 6 CH SELECT MODE Press CH5 or TIME SCAN � SPECIAL FUNCTION 5 to place the arrow next � = R.A . EDIT / PAUSE 7 to “ R.A . EDIT / PAUSE ” . AV COMPU - LINK PRESS ( 5 , � ) TO SELECT OK PRESS ( MENU ) TO END MENU TIME SCAN
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53 RETURN TO FUNCTION SET SCREEN CH Press MENU . 8 8 • • • • • • • • • • • ACCESS AUX INPUT MENUSCREEN 5 5 Press CH � or TIME SCAN � to place the arrow OK next to “ AUX INPUT ” , then press OK . 9 SELECT INPUT If you are connecting the AUX INPUT AV cable to the AV = FRONT 10 connectors on the front of REAR the VCR , place the arrow next to " FRONT " by H5 pressing C � or TIME 1 2 3 5 SCAN � . If you are PRESS ( 5 , � ) TO SELECT PRESS ( MENU ) TO END connecting the AV cable to 6 4 5 the AV connectors on the back of the VCR , place the arrow next to " REAR " by 9 7 8 5 5 pressing CH � or TIME SCAN � . 0 RETURN TO NORMAL CH SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary . 11 START PLAYER Set the camcorder to its play mode . OK 12 MENU NOTE : If the camcorder is equipped with a superimpose / OSD TIME SCAN disable feature then set its superimpose or display feature to OFF before pressing play . START RECORDER Set your VCR to its record mode . c If you are using a Master Edit Control - equipped JVC 13 camcorder , it can put the recorder automatically into Record mode . ( Refer to camcorder's instruction manual . )
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EDITING ( cont . ) 54 Assemble Editing adds one recorded scene to another in succession . To use your VCR as the recorder . . . Assemble LOAD CASSETTES Insert the original cassette in the player , and the Editing recording cassette in the recorder . 1 PLAY SET TAPE SPEED REC PAUSE Set to " SP " or " EP " by pressing the SP / EP button . 2 8 ENGAGE RECORD - • • • • • • • • • • • STANDBY MODE Press and hold PAUSE , and press SP / EPREC . 3 FIND EDIT START POINT Play back the original tape until you reach the scene to be edited . 4 START EDITING When you reach the scene on the original tape to be edited , press PLAY to initiate the recorder’s record 1 2 3 5 mode . 6 4 5 STOP EDITING 9 7 8 Press PAUSE to pause the tape in the recorder . 0 6 PLAY CONTINUE EDITING SP / EP Repeat steps 4 through 6 to add additional scenes . 7 PAUSE REC NOTE : Assemble Editing is also possible using your VCR as the playback deck .
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55 Audio dubbing replaces the normal audio sound of a previously recorded tape with a new soundtrack . Use your VCR as the recorder . Audio Dubbing Normal audio track Pre - recorded tape PAUSE PLAY DUB Video / Hi - Fi audio A . track 8 STOP • • • • • Audio - dubbed tape • • • • • • MAKE CONNECTIONS Connect an audio component to the AUDIO IN L + R connectors on the VCR's front panel . * When connect - 1 ing monaural equipment , use only the VCR's AUDIO IN L connector . SET INPUT MODE Press NUMBER key " 0 " on the remote control . " AU " appears in place of a channel number . 2 c Be sure to select " FRONT " at the AUX Input Screen . Audio component ( To select the correct AUX Input connector , follow ( CD player etc . ) steps 4 , 5 , 9 – 11 from the " Edit From A Camcorder " section , Z pg . 52 . ) LOCATE START POINT Press PLAY to start playback of the tape in your VCR , and press PAUSE when you find the point where you 3 want to start dubbing . ENGAGE AUDIO DUBBING Press A . DUB . NOTES : c When monitoring the sound during Audio Dubbing , the c Your VCR enters the Audio Dubbing Pause mode . 4 normal soundtrack is automatically selected . If you wish to ( REC blinks , PLAY and PAUSE light up on the front hear the Hi - Fi or mixed sound ( Hi - Fi + Normal soundtracks ) , display panel . ) refer to the " Select The Soundtrack " section ( Z pg . 29 ) and select the soundtrack you wish to hear . START DUBBING c Audio dubbing stops automatically when the counter reaches " 0H00M00S " , and the VCR enters the Play mode . Check the Engage the audio component's Play mode , then press counter reading before dubbing . PLAY to start the tape in your VCR . Audio dubbing c Audio dubbing is also possible using the rear AUDIO IN 5 begins at this point . connectors . When using these connectors , make sure to select c REC blinks and PLAY is displayed on the front display " REAR " at the Aux Input screen . To select the correct Aux panel . Input connector , follow steps 4 , 5 , 9 – 11 from the " Edit From c To stop dubbing temporarily , press PAUSE . Press A Camcorder " section Z pg . 52 . PLAY to resume dubbing . c Audio dubbing cannot be performed on a cassette that has had its record safety tab removed . c When playing back an audio - dubbed tape , refer to the " Select END AUDIO DUBBING The Soundtrack " section ( Z pg . 29 ) to select the soundtrack Press STOP to stop the tape in your VCR , and engage you wish to hear . the audio component's Stop mode . c It may be unlawful to record or play back copyrighted 6 material without the consent of the copyright owner .
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EDITING ( cont . ) 56 Insert editing replaces part of the recorded scene with new material . Both the picture and Hi - Fi audio soundtrack are replaced with new ones , while the normal audio soundtrack remains unchanged . If you wish to change the normal audio Insert Editing track as well , use the audio dubbing function simultaneously . Use your VCR as the recorder . Source tape PAUSE Recorder Your VCR 8 • • • • • • • • • TIME SCAN SHUTTLE • • Before insert editing Normal audio Recorded tape track JOG After insert editing Video / Hi - Fik audio trac Audio signal MAKE CONNECTIONS Connect the player's VIDEO OUT and AUDIO OUT Video signal connectors to your VCR's VIDEO IN and AUDIO IN on 1 the front panel . SET INPUT MODE Another VCR Press NUMBER key " 0 " . " AU " appears in place of a channel number . 2 Player c Be sure to select " FRONT " at the Aux Input screen . ( To select the correct AUX input connector , follow steps 4 , 5 , 9 – 11 from the " Edit From A Camcorder " section Z pg . 52 ) . LOCATE END POINT Load the recording cassette into your VCR , and play it back to determine the edit - out point ( the end of the 3 segment to be replaced ) using the JOG / TIME SCAN SHUTTLE controls or TIME SCAN “ £ and PAUSE . 1 2 3 6 4 5 RESET THE COUNTER 9 7 8 Press C.RESET to change the counter display to " 0H00M00S " . 0 4 C.RESET LOCATE START POINT " 0 " Determine the edit - in point ( the beginning of the NUMBER segment to be replaced ) using the JOG / TIME SCAN 5 SHUTTLE controls or TIME SCAN “ £ and PAUSE . c Be sure to engage the Still mode at the edit - in point . PAUSE TIME SCAN
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57 ENGAGE INSERT PLAYEDITING Press INSERT . c Your VCR enters the Insert - Pause mode . ( REC , PLAY 6 8 and PAUSE light up on the front display panel . ) c The TV screen changes from the still picture to the input source you are going to record . • • • • • • • • • • • INSERT START EDITING Load the source cassette and play back the segment that is to be inserted . When you reach the start of the 7 section of the source tape that you wish to insert , press PLAY to start the tape in your VCR ; Insert Editing begins at this point . c PLAY and REC are displayed on the front display panel . ik END INSERT EDITING At counter " 0H00M00S " , Insert Editing will stop automati - cally while the tape continues running in the Play 1 2 3 8 mode . if you wish to stop Insert Editing before the 6 4 5 specified edit - out point , press C.RESET . 9 7 8 FOR AV INSERT EDITING 0 If you want to replace the picture , Hi - Fi audio soundtrack and C.RESET normal audio soundtrack all at the same time . . . In step 6 above , after you press INSERT , press A . DUB . also . PLAY ( REC and PLAY blink and PAUSE lights up on the display panel . ) NOTES : c Suitable leads can be obtained from your dealer . c Insert editing is not possible with cassettes whose safety tab has been removed . c In insert editing , the recording speed ( SP / EP ) is determined by the previous recording to be replaced . If the previous recording's speed changes within a single edit , the inserted picture will be distorted at the switching point . c A small portion of the recording which precedes an insert edit may become erased . c Insert Editing is also possible using the rear connectors . When using these connectors , be sure to select " REAR " at the Aux Input screen . To select the correct AUX Input connector , follow steps 4 , 5 , 9 – 11 from the " Edit From A Camcorder " section , Z pg 52 .
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EDITING ( cont . ) 58 This function makes it easier to create edited videos when your VCR is used as the source player in combination with another VCR equipped with a Remote PAUSE Connector . You can pre - program up to 8 scenes or “ cuts ” for automatic editing in the Random As - sequence you have specified . MAKE CONNECTIONS semble Editing Connect your VCR’s VIDEO OUT and AUDIO OUT PAUSE / � L � N � connectors to the VIDEO IN and AUDIO IN connectors TSPECIAIO 1 on the recording deck , and connect your VCR’s PAUSE / FUNC � SPECIAL FUNCTION connector to the PAUSE connec - tor on the recording deck . c If the recording deck doesn’t have a PAUSE connec - Player Your VCR tor , connect to the R.A . EDIT connector instead . c The Mini - plug cable is a mono 3.5 mm mini - plug to 8 mono 3.5 mm mini - plug connector . • • • • • • • • • • • PREPARE FOR EDITING Perform steps 2 – 8 on - ERROR - page 52 , “ Edit From A CHOOSE SPECIAL FUNCTION ON MAIN MENU AND SELECT Audio signal Video signal 2 Camcorder ” . R.A . EDIT / PAUSE NOTE : BEFORE YOU BEGIN R.A . EDIT If you mistakenly select “ AV COMPU LINK ” in Another VCR PRESS ( MENU ) TO MAIN MENU step 7 on page 52 , an error ( w / PAUSE connector ) message appears when you finish step 6 . Make sure “ R.A . EDIT / PAUSE ” is selected before you continue . Recorder Mini - plug Cable REMOTE � LOAD SOURCE CASSETTE ( Not supplied ) PAUSE � � Insert the source cassette into your VCR . SHUTTLE c To return to the normal screen from the Function 3 screen , press MENU . PLAY SCAN TIME START SOURCE PLAYBACK STOP Press PLAY . 8 4 • • • • • • • • • • • CH START MENU ACCESS MAIN MENU JOG OK R.A.EDIT SCREEN Press MENU as many times as necessary to bring up the Main Menu screen . 5 1 2 3 ACCESS R.A . EDIT SCREEN 6 4 5 Place the arrow next to MAIN MENU 9 7 8 “ R.A . EDIT ” by pressing PROGRAM SET 0 6 CH5 � or TIME SCAN 5 � , CANCEL FUNCTION SET then press OK . TUNER SET CH CUSTOM SET VIDEO CALIBRATION c The screen is superim - = R.A . EDIT posed on the video PRESS ( 5 , � ) , THEN ( OK ) playback in step 7 . PRESS ( MENU ) TO END PLAY C.MEMORY OK STOP TIME SCAN MENU
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59 LOCATE EDIT - IN POINT END R.A . EDIT Find the point on the source Press MENU as many times as necessary to return to the R.A . EDIT EDIT MODE tape from where you want normal screen , and engage the Stop mode for the both = 12345678TTL 7 the edited scene to begin by 11 VCRs . pressing TIME SCAN “ £ , or using JOG / TIME SCAN SHUTTLE NOTES : then press OK . 0 : 00 : 00 CNT 0 : 00 : 00 c You can also monitor the sound when searching for scenes c The edit - in point is you want to edit in steps 7 – 8 . Since you can hear the registered in memory and appears on the screen . soundtrack during selection , you can avoid abrupt or c You can also perform an Index Search ( if index marks unnatural sounding scene - to - scene transitions . The sound that have been previously recorded on the tape at the is heard , however , is not TimeScan Audio . desired points Z pg . 31 ) to find the points you want , c When editing , there may be a discrepancy of about 2 seconds but this will result in reduced accuracy . on the source tape between the locations you chose as edit - in / - out points and the locations the VCR recognizes as those points . c There are no limitations for R.A . Edit list ( such as repeat LOCATE EDIT - OUT POINT segments , negative counter values , segments out of order ) . Find the point where you Only the start - stop sequence has to be in the normal play R.A . EDIT EDIT MODE want the edited scene to = 1 0 : 02 : 23 direction . 2345678TTL 8 end by pressing TIME SCAN c For any scene , the edit - out point must have a counter reading “ £ , or using JOG / that is at least 1 second after the corresponding edit - in point . Any TIME SCAN SHUTTLE then less than 1 second and the edit - out point will not be registered . press OK . c Since the source VCR prerolls during Random Assemble Editing , there must be at least 15 seconds worth of recorded c The edit - out point is 0 : 00 : 00 CNT 0 : 02 : 23 material prior to any edit - in point on the source tape . registered in memory and c If the search time for an edit - in point exceeds 5 minutes , the appears on the screen . R.A . EDIT EDIT MODE recording deck enters its Stop mode and editing will not take 1 0 : 02 : 23 0 : 02 : 51 c The total time of the place . = 2345678TTL edited scenes is displayed to the right of " TTL " . c Repeat steps 7 and 8 for To Make Corrections . . . each additional scene . . . . during step 7 or 8 , you can cancel registered in and out points by pressing CANCEL on the remote control . Each time 0 : 00 : 28 CNT 0 : 02 : 51 you press , the preceding point is erased . c If , for example , you have registered 5 sets of in and out points PREPARE RECORDING DECK and want to reset the first set , you have to press CANCEL until Engage its Record - Standby mode . all points after the first set have been erased . Reenter them after you've repaired the first set of points . 9 START R.A . EDIT Memory Capacity Random Assemble Editing shares Press R.A . EDIT START on the VCR or C.MEMORY on R.A . EDIT EDIT MODE memory space with the VCR's the remote control . timer . If there are programs 10 c Automatic editing begins ; all the specified scenes are occupied by timer - recording data , PROGRAM FULL copied to the recording deck in the order they were those spaces cannot be used to registered . register edit - in and - out points — c The on - screen display remains while your VCR meaning you won't be able to edit searches for each scene ( blinking cursor indicates TTL 0 : 00 : 00 CNT 0 : 00 : 00 8 scenes . scene currently being searched for ) , but disappears during actual editing . c When all 8 programs are full , " PROGRAM FULL " appears on c During scene search , the recording deck automati - the R.A . EDIT screen . cally enters its Record - Standby mode . " SEARCHING " c To cancel a program , see page 48 . appears on the screen . c When all registered scenes have been edited , your VCR enters the Still mode , the recording deck enters RM - V403U Multi - Brand R.A . Edit Controller its Record - Standby mode , and the cursor blinks at the ( Not supplied ) next available number . By connecting this controller to your VCR's R.A . EDIT connec - tor , you can perform Random Assemble Editing in combination with a second non - JVC VCR . The controller is compatible with various major VCR brands . For compatible systems and availability , please consult your JVC dealer .
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SPECIAL FEATURES 60 TV Multi - Brand Remote Control POWER The VCR's remote control can control several functions on JVC remote control TVs and on the brands of remote control TVs listed below . ENTER 1 2 3 TURN ON THE TV 6 4 5 NUMBER Turn the power on using the TV's remote control . 9 7 8 1 0 CH SET REMOTE CONTROL VOL . + / - MODE TV / CABLE / VCR Set the TV / CABLE / VCR switch on the VCR's remote control to TV . TV / VIDEO 2 SET TV BRAND CODE Refer to the chart below . While holding down POWER on the VCR's remote control , enter your TV’s STOPbrand 3 code using the NUMBER keys , then press STOP . c Once you have set the remote control to operate the TV , you don’t have to repeat this step until you replace your remote control’s batteries . c PANASONIC has two codes . If the TV does not function with one code , try entering the other . OPERATE TV First , press POWER on the remote to see if the TV’s power goes off as it should . If it does , try other operations . 4 H5 c The POWER , TV / VIDEO , C � , VOL + / – and NUMBER keys on the remote can all be used to operate the TV . * For some brands of TV , you must press ENTER after having pressed the NUMBER keys . c To return the remote to VCR control , set the TV / CABLE / VCR switch to VCR . NOTE : Depending on the kind of TV , there may be cases where some or all functions cannot be operated using the remote control . TV BRAND NAME BRAND CODE JVC 01 MAGNAVOX 02 MITSUBISHI 03 PANASONIC 04 , 11 RCA 05 SHARP 06 SONY 07 TOSHIBA 08 ZENITH 09 HITACHI 10 SAMSUNG 12 SANYO 13 SEARS 13
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Cable

QSW0522-002Z
PUSH SWITCH

PU60392-2-2
SWITCH (POWER)

RD15EB1
Zener Diode

RD15E
ZENER DIODE

SIR-381SB3FM
D1/D7O7/701( DECK TERMINAL BRD

SIR-381SB3FX1M
Le. Diode SIR-3

UZ15BSA
D5301/D860/960/301/955 DIODE

SIR-381SB3F
L.E.D

PU61432-1-1
MODE SWITCH (MECHANISM)

82553
A--SERVICE MANUAL

PQ35012-1-3
TENSION ARM LEVER (3)

PQ35012
LEVER TENSION ARM (3)

PEAC0359-120
AUD/VIDEO CABLE (ACCESSORY)

PQ46448
DOOR SPRING (CASSETTE)

PU60628-3-2
MOTOR MODE/LOADING (61)

PQM30003-40
BELT CASS HOUSING DRIVE (77)

PQM30003-38
BELT CAPSTAN MOTOR (18)

PEHE0237
HEAD ASSY FULL ERASE (81)

PEHE0182
HEAD ASSY AUDIO/CTL (30)

PEAC0370
CABLE, MOUSE (IR CABLE ASSY)(CONTROLLER CABLE)

PQ46323A-1
CLUTCH REEL TABLE TAKE-UP (25)

PN268VI-NC
Q2

PQ35504
REAR FOOT

PU61433
REEL SENSOR (PS601/2)(PS701/2)

PQM30003-39
BELT MODE MOTOR (64)

PQ11658-1-5
SLIDE CONTROL PLATE (45)

PDZ0181
Stator Assembly PDZ01

PQ11658-1-15
CONTROL SLIDE PLATE ASSY

PQ46337A-7
LOADING ARM ASSY TAKE-UP

PU61435-1-6
MOTOR CAPSTAN

PQ35012-1-5
TENSION ARM LEVER (3)

PDZ0141-1-2
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PU61435-2
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PQ46337A-6
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PN268-NC/P1/
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QMP14K0-170
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PDM4440A
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Zener Diode RD15E

23316338
Diode, UZ15BSA

17-1277
Audio/Video Stereo RG59

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