Sony SLV-SP100R Manual

Sunday, October 15, 2017

3-867-581-13 (1) Video Cassette Recorder Operating Instructions PAL NTSC SLV-SP100R ©1999 by Sony Corporation

WARNING Caution Television programmes, films, video tapes, and To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose other materials may be copyrighted. the VCR to rain or moisture. Unauthorized recording of such material may To avoid electrical shock, do not open the be contrary to the provisions of the copyright cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel laws. Also, use of this recorder with cable only. television transmission may require authorization from the cable television The mains lead must only be changed at a transmitter and/or programme owner. qualified service shop. Compatible colour systems • This VCR is designed to record and play Precautions back using the PAL, MESECAM, NTSC 3.58, Safety and NTSC 4.43 colour systems. Recording of • This VCR operates on 110 – 240 V AC, video sources based on other colour systems 50/60 Hz. Check that the VCR’s operating cannot be guaranteed. voltage is identical with your local power • Tapes recorded with the NTSC colour supply. system can be played back on this VCR • If anything falls into the cabinet, unplug the using a TV or a colour monitor for the PAL VCR and have it checked by qualified colour system. personnel before operating it any further. • To play back tapes recorded with the PAL • The VCR is not disconnected from the mains and MESECAM colour systems, you need a as long as it is connected to the mains, even TV or colour monitor compatible with these if the VCR itself has been turned off. systems. • Unplug the VCR from the mains if you do not intend to use it for an extended period of time. To disconnect the cord, pull it out by the plug, never by the cord. Installing • Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal heat buildup. • Do not place the VCR on surfaces (rugs, blankets, etc.) or near materials (curtains, draperies) that may block the ventilation slots. • Do not install the VCR near heat sources such as radiators or air ducts, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust, mechanical vibration or shock. • Do not install the VCR in an inclined position. It is designed to be operated in a horizontal position only. • Keep the VCR and cassettes away from equipment with strong magnets, such as microwave ovens or large loudspeakers. • Do not place heavy objects on the VCR. • If the VCR is brought directly from a cold to a warm location, moisture may condense inside the VCR and cause damage to the video head and tape. When you first install the VCR, or when you move it from a cold to a warm location, wait for about one hour before operating the VCR. 2 Introduction

Table of contents Getting Started Getting Started 4 Step 1: Unpacking 5 Step 2: Setting up the remote commander 6 Step 3: Connecting the VCR 8 Step 4: Tuning your TV to the VCR Basic Operations Additional Information 10 Playing a tape 24 Troubleshooting 26 Specifications Additional Operations 27 Index to parts and controls 15 Playing/searching at various back cover speeds Index 17 Adjusting the picture 19 Editing with another VCR 22 Synchronised recording Demonstration mode The demonstration mode will activate when you press STD PICT and the RESOLUTION CONTROL II down button on the VCR at the same time. When demonstration mode starts during playback, RESOLUTION CONTROL II menu appears and the level of picture adjustment changes automatically. When demonstration mode starts during power off and Synchronised Recording off (page 23), the indicator lights on the VCR flash. To cancel the demonstration mode Press STD PICT. Introduction 3

Getting Started Step 1 Unpacking Check that you have received the following items with the VCR: • Remote commander • Aerial cable • R6 (Size AA) batteries • Audio/video cable (3-phono to 3- phono) 4 Getting Started

Step 2 Setting up the remote commander Getting Started Inserting the batteries Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries by matching the + and – on the batteries to the diagram inside the battery compartment. Insert the negative (–) end first, then push in and down until the positive (+) end clicks into position. Using the remote commander Remote sensor You can use this remote commander to operate the VCR and a Sony TV. To operate this VCR, point at the remote sensor on the VCR. To operate the TV, point at the remote sensor on the TV. Buttons in TV/VIDEO the shaded area of the remote ; (TV power) commander can be used to operate your Sony TV. If the ?/1 TV does not have the g symbol (on/standby) near the remote sensor, this PROG(CH) +/– remote commander will not operate the TV. VOL +/– To Press Turn the TV to standby or active mode ?/1 (on/standby) Turn on the TV power ; (TV power) Increase (+) or decrease (–) the TV volume VOL +/– Change the TV programme position PROG(CH) +/– Select an input source of the TV either from aerial in TV/VIDEO or from line in Notes • With normal use, the batteries should last about three to six months. • If you do not use the remote commander for an extended period of time, remove the batteries to avoid possible damage from battery leakage. • Do not use a new battery with an old one. • Do not use different types of batteries. Getting Started 5

Step 3 Connecting the VCR Connect the aerial to your VCR and TV as shown below to watch TV programmes and video pictures on your TV. In addition, if your TV has audio/video (A/V) input jacks, we recommend you connect the VCR to your TV using an audio/video cable to get a better picture and sound. Connecting the aerial AERIAL OUT Aerial cable (supplied) AERIAL IN to mains : Signal flow 1 Disconnect the aerial cable from your TV AERIAL and connect it to AERIAL IN on the rear OUT panel of the VCR. IN 2 Connect AERIAL OUT of the VCR and AERIAL OUT the aerial input of your TV using the supplied aerial cable. IN 3 Connect the mains lead to the mains. 6 Getting Started

Additional connections To a TV that has audio/video This VCR input jacks TV AUDIO VIDEO This additional connection Getting Started LINE 1 IN IN LINE 1 OUT improves picture and sound quality. VIDEO AUDIO Connect the TV as shown on the right. If you want to use the Trinitron TV Audio/video cable (supplied) Synchro Play function (see page 14), this connection is necessary. (If your TV has two or more inputs, connect the audio/video cable to the VIDEO IN 1 jacks.) To a stereo system This VCR Stereo system You can improve sound quality by AUDIO VIDEO connecting a stereo system as LINE 1 IN AUX IN LINE 1 OUT shown on the right. Audio cable (not supplied) Note • To listen to playback sounds in stereo, you must use either of the connections above. Getting Started 7

Step 4 Tuning your TV to the VCR If you have connected your VCR to the TV using the audio/video cable, skip this step. ?/1 ON/STANDBY H PLAY 1 ON/STANDBY Press ?/1 ON/STANDBY to turn on the VCR. 2 Turn on your TV and select a programme position for the video picture. This channel will now be referred to as the video channel. Some TV has the programme position, such as 0, that is reserved for a VCR. In this case, select that programme position for the video picture. Refer to the instruction manual of your TV for details. 3 Tune the TV until the video picture on the right is clearly displayed on the TV screen. SONY VIDEO CASSETTE PLAYER Refer to your TV manual for tuning instructions. You have now tuned your TV to the VCR. From now on, whenever you want to play a tape, set the TV to the video channel. If the playback picture does not appear clearly, see “To obtain a clear playback picture” on page 9. 8 Getting Started

To obtain a clear playback picture If the playback picture does not appear clearly in step 3 on page 8, turn the RF CHANNEL screw on Getting Started the rear panel of the VCR with a screwdriver to a position where the TV clearly displays the playback RF CHANNEL picture. To select the TV system For your TV to receive the correct signal from your VCR you must set the TV SYSTEM switch on the rear panel of the VCR to either G (for system B/G) or K (for system D/K). If this switch is set to the wrong position, the sound will be distorted. TV SYSTEM G K Getting Started 9

Basic Operations Playing a t ape Z EJECT DISPLAY H PLAY A EJECT m 3 REW M # FF NTSC PB X PAUSE M FF H PLAY x STOP m REW x STOP X PAUSE COLOR SYSTEM 1 Turn on your TV and set it to the video channel. 2 Insert a tape. The VCR turns on and starts playing automatically if you insert a tape with its safety tab removed. 3 PLAY Press H PLAY (if playback did not start in step 2). When the tape reaches the end, it will rewind automatically. 10 Basic Operat ions

Additional tasks To Press Stop play x STOP Pause play X PAUSE Resume play after pause X PAUSE or H PLAY Fast-forward the tape M FF (M # FF on the VCR) during stop Rewind the tape m REW (m 3 REW on the VCR) during stop Eject the tape Z EJECT To set the colour system If streaks appear during playback, set COLOR SYSTEM on the VCR to conform to the system that the tape was recorded in. (Normally set the switch to AUTO.) If your tape w as recorded in Set COLOR SYSTEM to PAL PAL/MESECAM Basic Operations NTSC NTSC MESECAM PAL/MESECAM To play an NTSC-recorded tape Set NTSC PB on the VCR according to the colour system of your TV. If your TV is Set NTSC PB to PAL ON PAL TV NTSC 4.43 NTSC 4.43 NTSC 3.58 NTSC 3.58 continued Basic Operat ions 11

Playing a t ape (cont inued) To view the tape status on the screen Press DISPLAY. The following information appears on the TV screen. STEREO Audio monitor mode* S– E Remaining tape length SP 0 : 0 0 : 22 Time counter Tape speed* * Appears for a few seconds when the DISPLAY button is pressed and when the mode is changed. To turn the display off, press DISPLAY again. Notes • You can eject a tape even when the power is off. When you press Z EJECT, the VCR turns on automatically. After ejecting the tape, the VCR turns off again. • When the pause mode lasts for more than approximately five minutes, the VCR will automatically enter the playback mode. • You can play back tapes recorded in the SP mode only. • The counter resets to “0:00:00” whenever a tape is inserted. • The counter stops counting when it comes to a portion with no recording. • If a tape has portions recorded in both PAL and NTSC systems, the time counter reading will not be correct. This is due to the difference between the counting cycles of the two colour systems. • Depending on your TV, the following may occur while playing an NTSC-recorded tape: – the picture is black and white, – the picture shakes, – no picture appears on the TV screen, – black streaks appear horizontally on the TV screen, and – the colour density increases or decreases. 12 Basic Operat ions

Select ing t he sound during playback Press AUDIO MONITOR to select AUDIO the sound you want. Each press M ONITOR of the button changes the indicator in the display window. When you play a tape recorded in stereo or with a bilingual sound track, the Hi-Fi indicator in the display window lights up. To listen to a Press AUDIO M ONITOR until the Stereo tape’s Bilingual tape’s display w indow indicator show s Stereo sound Main and sub sounds L/R Left channel Main sound L Basic Operations Right channel Sub sound R 1 2 Standard sound* Standard sound* No indication 1 * Usually the mixed sound of left and right channels (monaural) * 2 Usually the main sound (monaural) How sound is recorded on a video tape The VCR records sound onto two separate tracks. Hi-fi audio is recorded onto the main track along with the picture. Monaural sound is recorded onto the normal audio track along the edge of the tape. Stereo Bilingual Usually mixed Usually main left/ right channels sound Normal audio track (monaural) Hi-fi audio track (main track) Stereo sound M ain (left channel) (left/ right channels) Sub (right channel) Notes • To listen to playback sounds in stereo, you must use the AUDIO OUT connections. • When you play back a tape recorded in monaural, the sound is heard in monaural regardless of the AUDIO MONITOR setting. • You cannot select the sound to listen to while recording. continued Basic Operat ions 13

Playing a t ape (cont inued) Turning on t he VCR and TV, and st art ing playback aut om at ically (Trinit ron TV Synchro Play) You can only use this function if your TV is made by Sony (Trinitron TV). How to connect to use this function Connect the VCR and TV with the audio/video cable (see “To a TV that has audio/video input jacks” on page 7.) Be sure to connect the audio/video cable to the VIDEO IN 1 jacks on the TV if the TV has two inputs or more. The TV must be placed where it will respond to the remote commander while you are pointing it at the VCR. Operation Make sure that the TV’s power is in standby mode. Press TRINITRON TV SYNCHRO PLAY and hold the remote commander in place for about two seconds. The VCR and TV turn on, and the TV is set to the video channel. If there is a tape in the VCR, playback starts automatically. Notes • If the Trinitron TV Synchro Play function does not work properly: - Wait a few moments, and press the button again. - Replace both of the batteries in the remote commander with new ones, and press the button again. Note that this function may not operate some Sony TVs because of the remote commander’s signal limitations. • Do not press TRINITRON TV SYNCHRO PLAY while playing back a video tape. If you do so, the TV’s input source will momentarily switch to the TV’s tuner. 14 Basic Operat ions

Additional Operations Playing/searching at various speeds 3/ # H PLAY SEARCH m 3 REW M # FF y SLOW M FF H PLAY m REW Playback options Operation View the picture during fast- During fast-forward, hold M FF (M # FF on the VCR) down. forward or rewind During rewind, hold m REW (m 3 REW on the VCR) down. Play at high speed • During playback or pause, press # SEARCH or 3 SEARCH. • During playback or pause, hold down M FF (M # FF on the VCR) or m REW (m 3 REW on the VCR). When you release the button, normal playback resumes. Play in slow motion During playback or pause, press y SLOW. Rewind and start play During stop, press H PLAY on the VCR while holding down m 3 REW on the VCR. continued Addit ional Operat ions 15

Playing/searching at various speeds (cont inued) To resume normal playback Press H PLAY. Tips • You can adjust the tracking just by pressing V/v NORMAL/SLOW/STILL ADJUST while playing a tape. • Adjust the picture using V/v NORMAL/SLOW/STILL ADJUST if: – streaks appear while playing in slow motion – the picture shakes while pausing Notes • Streaks or snow cannot be eliminated completely in the various playback operations, especially in the slow motion mode. • The sound is muted during these operations. • On screen symbols may shake while playing or searching at various speeds. 16 Addit ional Operat ions

Adjust ing t he pict ure AUTO/ M ANU Although the VCR automatically adjusts V/ v NORM AL/ the picture when playing a tape, SLOW/ STILL ADJUST distortions or noise may occur if the tape M/ m/ </ , was recorded in poor condition. If so, Resolution manually adjust the resolution, colour Control II and tracking. STANDARD PICTURE RESOLUTION CONTROL II buttons STD PICT Adjust ing t he resolut ion and colour 1 While playing a tape, press M/m/</, RESOLUTION CONTROL II RESOLUTION CONTROL II (up/down/left/ right button on the VCR) to display the • • • • •C • • • •O RESOLUTION CONTROL II menu. • • + • •L • • • • •O • • • • •R The RESOLUTION CONTROL II buttons light RESOLUTION up. 2 Press </, RESOLUTION CONTROL II (left/right button on the VCR) to get a clearer picture. 3 Press M/m RESOLUTION CONTROL II (up/down button on the VCR) to get the best picture colour. Wait for several seconds until the RESOLUTION CONTROL II menu disappears. To resume the automatic adjustment Press STANDARD PICTURE on the remote commander (STD PICT on the VCR) so that the RESOLUTION CONTROL II buttons turn off. Adjust ing t he t racking Press V/v TRACKING NORMAL/SLOW/STILL ADJUST to obtain the best possible picture. The distortion should disappear as you press one of the two buttons. If you cannot get a clear picture with manual adjustment, press TRACKING AUTO/MANU to return to automatic adjustment. continued Addit ional Operat ions 17

Adjust ing t he pict ure (cont inued) About Adapt ive Pict ure Cont rol (APC) Adaptive Picture Control (APC) automatically improves recording and playback quality by adjusting the VCR to the condition of the video heads and tape. APC playback The APC function automatically works on all types of tapes, including rental tapes and tapes that were not recorded with APC. APC recording Whenever you insert a tape and first start recording, the VCR adjusts to the tape using the APC function. This adjustment is retained until the tape is ejected. Tip • Adjust the picture using V/v NORMAL/SLOW/STILL ADJUST if: – streaks appear while playing in slow motion – the picture shakes while pausing Notes • The auto tracking function works automatically when you play back a tape just after inserting it. • There is a delay of a few seconds before the VCR actually starts recording while the VCR analyses the tape. To avoid the delay, first set the VCR to recording pause and press z REC to have the VCR analyse the tape. After ten seconds, press X PAUSE to start recording immediately. If you press X PAUSE before ten seconds, the APC function is cancelled. • While playing a MESECAM recorded tape, you cannot adjust the colour using the RESOLUTION CONTROL II function. • Sufficient picture quality may not be obtained when playing back tapes recorded on another VCR or tapes in poor condition. • When a tape recorded with the copyguard system is played back, intermittent distortion may appear in the upper portion of the picture. However, this is not a malfunction of the VCR. 18 Addit ional Operat ions

Edit ing w it h anot her VCR How t o connect t o record on t his VCR This VCR (Recorder) TV LINE 1 IN Other VCR (Player) LINE OUT VM C-810HG audio/ video cable (not supplied) : Signal flow Tip • If the other VCR is a monaural type and connected to the LINE 1 IN jacks on this VCR, the sound is recorded only on the channel whose jack is connected to the audio plug. To record on both right and left channels, connect the audio plugs to AUDIO R/L jacks using the VMC-910HG (3-phono to 2-phono) audio/video cable (not supplied). Notes • Make sure you connect the plugs to jacks of the same colour. • If you connected this unit to both the LINE IN and LINE OUT jacks of the other VCR, select the input correctly to prevent a humming noise. • Make sure you set the CONNECT LINE-1 switch to OTHERS. continued Addit ional Operat ions 19

Edit ing w it h anot her VCR (cont inued) Operat ion (w hen recording on t his VCR) You can make a copy of a tape using X PAUSE z REC this VCR for recording or playback. The VCR cannot record TV programmes directly since it does not have a TV tuner. Before you start editing • Turn on your TV and set it to the video channel. 1 Insert a source tape with its safety tab removed into the other (playback) VCR. Search for the point to start playback and set it to playback pause. 2 Insert a tape with its safety tab in place into this (recording) VCR. Search for the point to start recording and press X PAUSE. 3 Press z REC on this VCR to set it to recording pause. 4 To start editing, press the X PAUSE buttons on both VCRs at the same time. To stop editing Press the x STOP buttons on both VCRs. To check the remaining tape length Press DISPLAY. The white bar indicates the approximate length of the tape recording. S– E Remaining tape length 0 : 0 0 : 22 Time counter To turn the display off, press DISPLAY again. 20 Addit ional Operat ions

To save a recording To prevent accidental erasure, break off the safety tab as illustrated. To record on a tape again, cover the tab hole with adhesive tape. Safety tab Tips • To edit more precisely, press the X PAUSE buttons on the VCRs to release pause. • To cut out unwanted scenes while editing, press X PAUSE on this VCR when an unwanted scene begins. When that scene ends, press X PAUSE again to resume recording. Note • You can record tapes only in SP mode. Addit ional Operat ions 21

Synchronised recording The Synchronised Recording feature enables you to record from the connected equipment such as a satellite tuner, a cable TV decoder or a TV that has a timer function. Once you set the timer on the other equipment, the VCR will start recording the programme synchronised with the timer. How t o connect t o use t his f unct ion Connect the other equipment to the LINE 1 IN jacks of this VCR. This VCR (Recorder) TV, Satellite tuner, etc. CONNECT LINE-1 TV OTHERS LINE 1 IN LINE OUT VM C-810HG audio/ video cable (not supplied) : Signal flow Setting the CONNECT LINE-1 sw itch When you connect the other equipment to the LINE 1 IN jacks, set the CONNECT LINE-1 switch on the rear of the VCR following the table below to allow better signal transmission to your TV. If the VCR is connected to Set the CONNECT LINE-1 sw itch to TV TV Satellite, cable TV decoder, etc. OTHERS 22 Addit ional Operat ions

To prepare t he Synchronised recording SYNCHRO REC 1 Set the timer on the equipment to the time of the programme you want to record, then turn the equipment off. 2 Insert a tape with its safety tab in place. Make sure the tape is longer than the total recording time. 3 Hold SYNCHRO REC down for more than two seconds. The SYNCHRO REC button lights up and the VCR stands by for recording. The VCR automatically turns on and starts recording when it receives audio/video signals from the connected equipment. To cancel the Synchronised recording Press SYNCHRO REC so that the button’s light turns off. To stop recording Press x STOP while recording. The VCR automatically stops recording when the tape reaches the end or when the other equipment stops transmitting the audio/video signals. Notes • Some TVs or other equipment automatically turn off in a certain time if you do not operate it after it turns on with the timer. In this case the Synchronised Recording also stops automatically. • The Synchronised Recording starts and stops according to the signals from the connected equipment. Refer also to the instruction manual of the connected equipment for its timer function. • Some equipment keeps transmitting signals even though the power is off. In this case, the Synchronised Recording feature does not work because the VCR will not be able to know when to start recording. • You can record tapes only in SP mode. Addit ional Operat ions 23

Additional Information Troubleshoot ing If you have any questions or problems not covered below, please consult your nearest Sony service facility. Symptom Remedy The ?/1 ON/STANDBY switch • Connect the mains lead securely. does not function. The power is turned on but the • Moisture condensation has occured. Turn the power VCR does not operate. off, unplug the mains lead and leave the VCR to dry for over an hour. The VCR enters standby mode • The auto safety system is triggered to protect your tape Pow er or turns off automatically. and the VCR’s mechanism when there is something wrong with the tape or when the mechanism is overloaded. Press ?/1 ON/STANDBY to restart the VCR. If the VCR does not work after pressing ?/1 ON/STANDBY again, disconnect the mains lead from the mains. Wait for at least 15 seconds. Then reconnect the mains, and press ?/1 ON/STANDBY again. If the VCR still does not work, please consult your nearest Sony service facility. The playback picture does not • Make sure the TV is set to the video channel. If you are appear on the TV screen. using a monitor, set it to video input. The picture is not clear. • Adjust the tracking with the V/v NORMAL/SLOW/ STILL ADJUST buttons. • Make sure the COLOR SYSTEM switch is set to the position corresponding to the colour system which the tape was recorded with. • The video heads are dirty (see next page). Clean the video heads using the Sony T-25CLD, T-25CLW or E- 25CLDR video head cleaning cassette. If these cleaning Playback cassettes are not available in your area, have the heads cleaned at your nearest Sony service facility (a standard service charge will be required). Do not use a commercially available liquid type cleaning cassette, as it may damage the video heads. • The video heads may have to be replaced. Consult your local Sony service facility for more information. The picture rolls vertically • Adjust the vertical hold control on the TV or monitor. during picture search. The picture has no sound. • The tape is defective. • If you made A/V connections, check the audio cable connection. 24 Addit ional Inf ormat ion

Symptom Remedy The tape starts playing as soon • The safety tab has been removed. To record on this as it is inserted. tape, cover the tab hole. Recording The tape is ejected when you • Check that the safety tab has not been removed. press z REC. Nothing happens when you • Make sure the tape is not at its end. press z REC. A tape cannot be inserted. • Check that a tape is not already in the tape compartment. The remote commander does • Make sure you are pointing the remote commander at not function. the remote sensor on the VCR. • Replace all the batteries in the remote commander with new ones if they are weak. Others The VCR needs to be cleaned. • Clean the cabinet, panel, and controls with a dry soft cloth, or a soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use any type of solvent, such as alcohol or benzine. The indicator lights on the VCR • The demonstration mode has been turned on. Cancel are flashing. the demonstration mode by pressing STD PICT. The RESOLUTION CONTROL II menu appears automatically. Auto head cleaner The VCR incorporates an auto head cleaner which cleans the video heads when a tape is loaded or unloaded. When the heads are not sufficiently clean, even after a tape has been loaded/unloaded several times, use a video head cleaning cassette. Symptoms caused by contaminated video heads • Normal picture • Rough picture • Unclear picture • No picture (or black & w hite screen appears) initial terminal contamination Addit ional Inf ormat ion 25

Specif icat ions Syst em Supplied accessories Colour system Remote commander (1) PAL, MESECAM, NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43 R6 (Size AA) batteries (2) RF output signal Aerial cable (1) UHF channels 30 to 39 Audio/video cable (3-phono to 3-phono) (1) (B/G, D/K) Aerial out Design and specifications are subject to change 75-ohm asymmetrical aerial socket without notice. Input s and out put s LINE 1 IN VIDEO IN, phono jack (1) Input signal: 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms, unbalanced, sync negative AUDIO IN, phono jack (2) Input level: 327 mVrms Input impedance: more than 47 kilohms LINE 1 OUT VIDEO OUT, phono jack (1) Output signal: 1 Vp-p, 75 ohms, unbalanced, sync negative AUDIO OUT, phono jack (2) Standard output: 327 mVrms Load impedance: 47 kilohms Output impedance: less than 10 kilohms General Power requirements 110 – 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz Power consumption 12 W Operating temperature 5°C to 40°C Storage temperature –20°C to 60°C Dimensions Approx. 355 × 96 × 293 mm (w/h/d) including projecting parts and controls Mass Approx. 3.8 kg 26 Addit ional Inf ormat ion

Index t o part s and cont rols Refer to the pages indicated in parentheses ( ) for details. Front panel 1 1/u ON/STANDBY switch/ q; NTSC PB switch (11) indicator (8) qa COLOR SYSTEM switch (11) 2 Tape operation indicator qs Remote sensor (5) 3 HiFi/L/R indicators (13) qd r REC (record) button (20) 4 p STOP button (11) qf )# FF (fast-forward) button (11, 5 Tape compartment 15) 6 P PAUSE button (11) qg · PLAY button (10) 7 § EJECT button (11) qh 03 REW (rewind) button (11, 15) 8 RESOLUTION CONTROL II qj SYNCHRO REC (record) button (23) buttons (17) 9 STD PICT (standard picture) button (17) continued Addit ional Inf ormat ion 27

Index t o part s and cont rols (cont inued) Rear panel 1 Mains lead (6) 5 CONNECT LINE-1 switch (22) 2 RF (Radio Frequency) CHANNEL 6 LINE 1 OUT AUDIO R/L/VIDEO screw (9) jacks (7) 3 AERIAL OUT connector (6) 7 AERIAL IN connector (6) 4 LINE 1 IN AUDIO R/L/VIDEO 8 TV SYSTEM switch (9) jacks (19) 28 Addit ional Inf ormat ion

Rem ot e com m ander 1 Z EJECT button (11) 2 TV control buttons (Only for TV) (5) TV/VIDEO a (TV power) ?/1 (on/standby) VOL (volume) +/– PROG (CH) +/– 3 TV/VIDEO button (This button doesn’t work with this unit.) 4 DISPLAY button (12, 20) 5 TRACKING buttons AUTO/MANU (17) V/v NORMAL/SLOW/STILL ADJUST (17) 6 z REC (record) button (20) 7 AUDIO MONITOR button (13) 8 X PAUSE button (11) 9 m REW (rewind) button (11, 15) q; H PLAY button (10) qa x STOP button (11) qs TRINITRON TV SYNCHRO PLAY button (14) qd ?/1 (on/standby) switch (8) qf M/m/</, Resolution Control II buttons (17) qg STANDARD PICTURE button (17) qh 3/# SEARCH buttons (15) qj y SLOW button (15) qk M FF (fast-forward) button (11, 15) Addit ional Inf ormat ion 29

Index A, B D R Accessories supplied 4 Demonstration mode 3, 25 Recording 20 Adjusting picture Dubbing. See Editing Synchronised 22 colour 17 Remote commander 5 resolution 17 E, F, G Resolution adjustment 17 tracking 17 Editing 19 Resolution Control II 17 Aerial hookup 6 RF (Radio Frequency) APC (Adaptive Picture H, I, J, K, L CHANNEL screw 9 Control) 18 Hi-fi audio track 13 Audio track 13 S Auto head cleaner 25 M Safety tab 21 AV (audio/video) Searching at various Monitoring connection 7 speeds 15 during playback 13 SP mode 12, 21 C Synchronised recording 22 N, O Cleaning the video Normal audio track 13 heads 24 T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z Colour adjustment 17 NTSC-recorded tapes 11 Tracking adjustment 17 Colour system Trinitron TV Synchro compatible colour P, Q Play 14 systems 2 Picture adjustment 17 Tuning your TV to the setting 11 Playback 10 VCR 8 Connecting at various speeds 15 TV system 9 the VCR and your TV 6 slow motion 15 to a TV with audio/ video jacks 7 Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia