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OWNER’S

MANUAL

COLOR TV/VCR

SC313B

SC319B

(13 inch)

(19 inch)

This Owner’s Manual is made of

 

recycled paper.

INSTRUCCIONES EN ESPAÑOL INCLUIDAS.

As an ENERGYSTAR®

Partner, our company has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency. ENERGY STAR® is a U.S. registered mark.

If you need additional assistance for set-upor operating after reading owner’s manual, please call

TOLL FREE : 1-800-242-7158.

Please read before using this equipment

PORTABLE CART WARNING
S3126A
S3126A
SYMBOLE D'AVERTISSEMENT POUR
LES COMPOSANTES
APPAREIL ET MEUBLE A ROULETTES

WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE

TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.

CAUTION

RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK

DO NOT OPEN

CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.

The caution marking is located on the rear of the cabinet.

THIS SYMBOL INDICATES THAT DANGEROUS VOLTAGE CONSTITUTING A RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK IS PRESENT WITHIN THIS UNIT.

THIS SYMBOL INDICATES THAT THERE ARE IMPORTANT OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS IN THE LITERATURE ACCOMPANYING THE APPLIANCE.

IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS

1.Read instructions-Allthe safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated.

2.Retain Instructions-Thesafety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference.

3.Heed Warnings-Allwarnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.

4.Follow Instructions-All operating and use instructions should be followed.

5.Cleaning-UnplugTV/VCR from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.

EXCEPTION: A product that is meant for uninterrupted service and, that for some specific reason, such as the possibility of the loss of an authorization code for a CATV converter, is not intended to be unplugged by the user for cleaning or any other purpose, may exclude the reference to unplugging the appliance in the cleaning description otherwise required in item 5.

6.Attachments-Donot use attachments not recommended by the TV/VCR manufacturer as they may cause hazards.

7.Water and Moisture-Donot use this TV/VCR near waterfor example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, and the like.

8.Accessories-Donot place this TV/VCR on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The TV/VCR may fall, causing serious injury to someone, and serious damage to the appliance. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with the TV/VCR. Any mounting of the

appliance should follow the manufacturer’s instructions and should use a mounting accessory recom-

mended by the manufacturer. An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care.

Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the

appliance and cart combination to overturn.

AMEUBLES- Cet appareil ne doit être placé que sur un meuble (avec ou sans roulettes) recommandé par le fabricant.

Si vous l’installez sur un meuble à roulettes, déplacez les deux ensembles

avec précaution. Un arrêt brusque, l’u-

tilisation d’une force excessive et des surfaces irrégulières risquent de déstabiliser l’ensemble et de le renverser.

9.Ventilation-Slotsand openings in the cabinet and the back or bottom are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the TV/VCR and to protect it from overheating, and these openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by placing the TV/VCR on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. This TV/VCR should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register. This TV/VCR should not be placed in a builtin installation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s instructions have been adhered to.

10.Power Sources-ThisTV/VCR should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your appliance dealer or local power company. For TV/VCRs intended to operate from battery power, or other sources, refer to the operating instructions.

11.Grounding or Polarization-This TV/VCR is equipped with a polarized alternating-current line plug(a plug having one blade wider than the other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way. This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug should still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug.

12.Power-Cord Protection-Power-supplycords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the appliance.

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F IGURE A

EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING AS PER

NATIONA L ELECT RIC AL CODE

 

ANTENNA

 

LEAD I N

 

W I R E

 

GROUND

 

C L A M P

 

ANTENNA

 

DI SCHARGE UN I T

 

(NEC SECTION 810 -20)

ELECTRI C

 

SE RV I CE

 

EQU I PMEN T

 

 

GROUNDI NG CONDUCTORS

 

(NEC SECTION 810 -21)

 

GROUND CL AMPS

NEC - NATI O NAL ELECTRI CAL CODE

POWER SERVI C E GROUNDI NG

 

ELEC TR ODE SYSTEM

S2 8 9 8 A

(NEC ART 250 , PART H)

13.Outdoor Antenna grounding-If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the TV/VCR, be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges. Article 810 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA No. 70, provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode. (Fig. A)

14.Lightning-Foradded protection for this TV/VCR receiver during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the TV/VCR due to lightning andpower-linesurges.

15.Power Lines-Anoutside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can fall into such power lines or circuits. When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits as contact with them might be fatal.

16.Overloading-Donot overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.

17.Object and Liquid Entry-Never push objects of any kind into this TV/VCR through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the TV/VCR.

18.Servicing-Donot attempt to service this TV/VCR yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.

19.Damage Requiring Service-Unplug this TV/VCR from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions:

a.When the power-supplycord or plug is damaged or frayed.

b.If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into the TV/VCR.

c.If the TV/VCR has been exposed to rain or water.

d.If the TV/VCR does not operate normally by following the operating instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions, as improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the TV/VCR to its normal operation.

e.If the TV/VCR has been dropped or damaged in any way.

f.When the TV/VCR exhibits a distinct change in perfor- mance-thisindicates a need for service.

20.Replacement Parts-Whenreplacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer that have the same characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, injury to persons or other hazards.

21.Safety Check-Uponcompletion of any service or repairs to this TV/VCR, ask the service technician to perform routine safety checks to determine that the TV/VCR is in proper operating condition.

22.Heat-ThisTV/VCR product should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other products (including amplifiers) that produce heat.

CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.

ATTENTION: POUR É VITER LES CHOC É LECTRIQUES, INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA FICHE DANS LA BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE ET POUSSER JUSQU’AU FOND.

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PRECAUTIONS

LOCATION

For safe operation and satisfactory performance of your TV/VCR, keep the following in mind when selecting a place for its installation:

Shield it from direct sunlight and keep it away from sources of intense heat.

Avoid dusty or humid places.

Avoid places with insufficient ventilation for proper heat dissipation. Do not block the ventilation holes at the top and bottom of the unit. Do not place the unit on a carpet because this will block the ventilation holes.

Install unit in a horizontal position.

Avoid locations subject to strong vibration.

Do not place the TV/VCR near strong magnetic fields.

Avoid moving TV/VCR to locations where temperature differences are extreme.

AVOID THE HAZARDS OF ELECTRICAL SHOCK AND FIRE

Do not handle the power cord with wet hands.

Do not pull on the power cord when disconnecting it from an AC wall outlet. Grasp it by the plug.

If, by accident, water is spilled on your unit, unplug the power cord immediately and take the unit to our Authorized Service Center for servicing.

Do not put your fingers or objects into the TV/VCR cassette holder.

Do not place anything directly on top of the unit.

WARNING

Moisture condensation may occur inside the unit when it is moved from a cold place to a warm place, or after heating a cold room or under conditions of high humidity. If a tape is played in a TV/VCR which has moisture, it may damage the tape and TV/VCR. Therefore when the condensation occurs inside the unit, turn the POWER button on and allow at least 2 hours for the unit to dry out.

IMPORTANT COPYRIGHT INFORMATION

Unauthorized recording or use of broadcast television programming, video tape, film or other copyrighted material may violate applicable copyright laws. We assume no responsibility for the unauthorized duplication, use, or other acts which infringe upon the rights of copyright owners.

FCC WARNINGThis equipment may generate or use radio frequency energy. Changes or modifications to this equipment may cause harmful interference unless the modifications are expressly approved in the instruction manual. The user could lose the authority to operate this equipment if an unauthorized change or modification is made.

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

1)Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

2)Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

3)Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

4)Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

The serial number of this product may be found on the back of the unit. No other TV/VCR has the same serial number as yours. You should record the number and other vital information here and retain this book as a permanent record of your purchase to aid identification in case of theft. Serial numbers are not kept on file.

Date of Purchase

Dealer Purchase from

Dealer Address

Dealer Phone No.

Model No.

Serial No.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

C IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS . . . . . . . . . . . . .2

C PRECAUTIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4

LOCATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4

AVOID THE HAZARDS OF ELECTRICAL SHOCK AND FIRE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4

WARNING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4

C FEATURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6

C SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6

C OPERATING CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS 7

C PREPARATION FOR USE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9

ANTENNA/CABLE CONNECTIONS . . . . . . .9 INSTALLING THE BATTERIES . . . . . . . . . . .10 EXTERNAL INPUT MODE . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10

C SET UP FOR USE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

10

CHANNEL SET UP FOR THE FIRST TIME .10 CLOCK SET UP (AUTO / MANUAL) . . . . . .11 CHANNEL SET UP AGAIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 DELETING (OR ADDING) CHANNEL . . . . .12 SELECTING THE LANGUAGE . . . . . . . . . . .13 DAYLIGHT-SAVINGTIME . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13

C TV OPERATION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14

WATCHING A TV PROGRAM . . . . . . . . . . . .14 GAME MODE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 DEGAUSSING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 PICTURE CONTROL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 CLOSED CAPTION SYSTEM . . . . . . . . . . . .15 V-CHIPSET UP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15

C PLAYBACK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17

NORMAL PLAYBACK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 AUTO REPEAT PLAYBACK . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 SEARCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 STILL PICTURE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 PICTURE CONROLS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19

C RECORDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19

NORMAL RECORDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20

SKIPPING UNWANTED SCENES DURING RECORDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20

OTR (One Touch Recording) . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 TIMER RECORDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 TIMER PROGRAM EXTENSION . . . . . . . . .22

HINTS FOR AUTOMATIC TIMER RECORDING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23

AUTO RETURN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 WAKE UP TIMER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23 SLEEP TIMER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24

C COPYING A VIDEO CASSETTE . . . . . . . . . .24

C ON SCREEN DISPLAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25

C SPECIAL FEATURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25

REAL TIME TAPE COUNTER . . . . . . . . . . . .25 AUTO REWIND-EJECT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25

C MAINTENANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25

C TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE . . . . . . . . . . .26

C SPECIFICATIONS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27

C CABLE CHANNEL DESIGNATIONS . . . . . .27

C WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Back Cover

TABLE OF CONTENTS

A NOTE ABOUT RECYCLING

This product’s packaging materials are recyclable and can be reused. Please dispose of any materials in accordance with your local recycling regulations.

Batteries should never be thrown away or incinerated but disposed of in accordance with your local regulations concerning chemical wastes.

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FEATURES

Infrared remote control

Bilingual on screen menu display selectable in English or Spanish

Real time counter–Thisshows the elapsed recording or playback time in hours, minutes, and seconds. The“–”indication will appear when the tape is rewound further than the tape counter position “0:00:00”.

181 channel capability PLL frequency synthesizer tuner with direct station call–(A converter may be necessary to view scrambled cable channels.)

Auto Clock Setting–Allowsyou to set the clock function from a PBS broadcast station.

Closed caption system–Youmay view specially labeled (cc) TV programs, movies, news, prerecorded tapes, etc. with either a dialogue caption or text display added to the program.

Game mode–Automaticallysets external input mode and allows TV/VCR display to be suitable for use with TV games.

Auto power on and off system–Automatically turns on the TV/VCR when you insert the cassette, turns off after auto-rewind, and ejects when the beginning of the tape is reached.

Auto rewind when the end of a tape is reached–This function doesn’t occur when using timer recording.

2 Step picture search operation–You can view a video program at a high speed or super high speed in either a forward or reverse direction in LP and SLP mode. For SP mode only high speed.

Three different playback tape speeds : SP/LP/SLP

Two different recording tape speeds : SP/SLP

Auto Head Cleaner–Automaticallycleans video heads as you insert or remove a cassette.

Zero Return–Thetape returns to counter of 0:00:00 by rewinding or fast forwarding.

Still–“Freeze”the picture at any time, for close viewing of a particular scene. Only tapes recorded in SLP mode will show a fairly clear picture.

Digital Auto Tracking (DTR)–Automatically adjusts the tracking for each tape you play.

Rental play mode–Improvesplayback picture quality from worn tapes, such as rental tapes.

Auto repeat–Allowsyou to repeat the playing of a tape indefinitely without pressing the PLAY button.

Time search–Letyou set the TV/VCR to advance the tape by entering the desired playback time you want to skip.

OTR (One Touch Recording)–Instant timed recording from 30 to 480 minutes is possible at the push of the REC/OTR button.

1 Year, 8 events (including Daily and Weekly Timer Recording)–The built-in timer allows you to record up to 8 programs at different times on different channels up to 1 year in advance. The Daily timer allows recordings to be made of daily broadcasts, and the Weekly timer allows recording to be made once a week up to the end of the tape.

Auto return–Aftertimer recording is finished, the TV/VCR can return to the beginning of the recording.

Wake up/Sleep timer–Allowsyou to have the TV/VCR automatically turn on or off at a desired time.

Timer Program Extension–Allow you to shift the time schedule for automatic timer recording.

V-CHIP–Enablesparents to prevent their children from watching inappropriate material on TV.

SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES

Remote Control Unit

2 AA Batteries

Rod Antenna (13” model only)

PART NO. (N0107UD?)

 

PART NO. (0EMN00673 or

 

 

0EMN01599)

If you need to replace these accessories, please refer to the PART NO. under the illustrations and call 1-800-242-7158.

Depending on your antenna system, you may need different types of Combiners (Mixer) or Separators (Splitter). Contact your local electronics store for these items.

We do not recommend the use of universal remote controls. Not all of the functions may be controlled with a universal remote control. If you decide to use a universal remote control with this unit, please be aware that the code number given may not operate this unit. In this case, please call the manufacturer of the universal remote control.

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OPERATING CONTROLS AND FUNCTIONS

This manual covers 13" and 19". The operation of the two models are exactly the same except the appearance. 19" model is illustrated in this manual.

NOTE:

We do not recommend the use of universal remote controls. Not all of the functions may be controlled with a universal remote control.

If you decide to use a universal remote control with this unit, please be aware that the code number given may not operate this unit. In this case, please call the manufacturer of the universal remote control.

- TV/VCR FRONT PANEL - [Fig.1]

AUDIO VIDEO STOP/EJECT REW

PLAY F.FWD

REC/OTR

CHANNEL

VOLUME

POWER

 

 

 

 

 

EARPHONE

1

2 3

4 5 6 7 8 91011

12

13

14

- REMOTE CONTROL - [Fig.2]

 

WAKE-UP

EJECT

POWER

/SLEEP

13

CHANNEL

RETURN

1 2 3

 

1

EARPHONE jack– Connects to earphones (not sup-

 

 

plied) for personal listening. The size of jack is

 

 

1/8” monaural (3.5mm).

25

2

AUDIO input jack– Connect to the audio output

 

jack of your audio equipment, video camera or

4

 

another VCR.

3

VIDEO input jack– Connect to the video output

 

24

 

jack of your video camera or another VCR.

4

STOP button– Press to stop the tape motion.

 

15

16

17

5

4

8

18

19

20

4

5

6

 

 

 

 

CHANNEL

7

8

9

 

 

0

+100

 

MENU

DISPLAY

MUTE

VOLUME

 

PLAY

 

REW

 

 

F.FWD

 

STOP

 

RECORD

 

SPEED

PAUSE/STILL

 

T-PROG.

GAME

TIME SEARCH

 

CLEAR

 

 

 

COUNTER

 

 

 

RESET

 

 

EJECT button– Press in the Stop mode to remove

11tape from TV/VCR.

L button–

Press to select setting modes from the on screen

12menu.

23

Press to enter digits when setting program.

6

(for example: setting clock or timer program)

7

5 REW button– Press to rew¨ind the tape, or to view

 

the picture rapidly in reverse during playback

 

mode. (Rewind Search)

22

s button–

21

Press to select a mode from a particular menu.

(for example: LANGUAGE or USER’S SET UP)

6 PLAY button– Press to begin playback.

K button–

Press to select setting modes from the on screen menu.

Press to enter digits when setting program. (for example: setting clock or timer program)

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- REAR VIEW - [Fig.3]

26

7F.FWD button– Press to rapidly advance the tape, or to view the picture rapidly in forward during playback mode. (Forward Search)

B button–

When setting program (for example: setting clock or timer program), press to determine your selection and proceed to the next step you want to input.

Press to determine setting modes from on screen menu.

Press to select a mode from a particular menu. (for example: LANGUAGE or USER’S SET UP)

8REC button– Press for manual recording.OTR button– Activates One Touch Recording. (only on the TV/VCR)

9RECORD indicator– Flashes during recording. Lights up in theStand-bymode for Timer Recording.

10 Remote Sensor Window–Receives the infrared signals from the remote control.

11 CHANNEL K / L buttons– Press to select the desired channels for viewing or recording.

You may display the main menu on the TV screen by pressing repeatedly this button on the TV/VCR.

TRACKING function– Press to minimize video ‘noise’ (lines or dots on screen) during playback mode. (See page 19.)

12 VOLUMEX /Y buttons–Adjust the volume level.

13 POWER button– Press to turn TV/VCR on and off. Press to activate timer recording.

14 Cassette compartment

15 Number buttons– Press to select desired channels for viewing or recording. To select channels from 1 to 9, first press the 0 button and then 1 to 9.

ANT.

27

+100 button– When selecting cable channels which are higher than 99, press this button first, then press the last two digits. (To select channel 125, first press the “+100” button then press “2” and “5”).

16 MENU button– Press to display the main menu on the TV screen.

17 DISPLAY button– Display the counter or the current channel number and current time on the TV screen. (See page 25.)

18 SPEED button– Press to choose the desired recording speed:SP/SLP.

19 T-PROG. CLEAR button– Press to cancel a setting of timer program. (See page 23.)

COUNTER RESET button– Press to reset counter to 0:00:00.

20 GAME button– Sets the game mode and external input mode at the same time. (See page 14.)

21 TIME SEARCH button– Press to activate Time Search mode.

22 PAUSE/STILL button– Press to temporarily stop the tape during the recording or to view a still picture during playback.

23 MUTE button– Mutes the sound. Press it again to resume sound.

24 CHANNEL RETURN button–Press to go back to the previously viewed channel. For example, pressing this button once will change channel display from 3 (present channel) to 10 (previously viewed channel), and pressing it a second time will return from 10 to 3.

25 WAKE UP/SLEEP button–Sets the Wake up or Sleep Timer. (See page 23.)

26 Power cord– Connect to a standard AC outlet (120V/60Hz).

27 ANT. terminal– Connect to an antenna or cable system.

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PREPARATION FOR USE

ANTENNA/CABLE CONNECTIONS

Satellite Box or Cable Box (Not supplied)

From Cable System or Satellite Dish

OUT

IN

Rod Antenna

VHF/UHF Antenna

(Not supplied)

(Supplied with 13” model only)

 

 

 

 

VHF Antenna

 

 

 

(Not supplied)

From

 

 

UHF Antenna

 

or

(Not supplied)

Cable System

 

 

 

 

 

 

VHF/UHF

 

 

 

or Combiner

 

 

 

(Not supplied)

 

75-ohmCoaxial

or

ANT.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cable (Not supplied)

 

 

 

 

 

or

Flat twin-leadcable

 

 

 

VHF/UHF COMBINED ANTENNA

The VHF/UHF Rod Antenna (supplied wuth 13” model only) is detachable. Insert the stem of the antenna into the hole on the upper-backportion of the TV/VCR.Connect the VHF/UHF Rod Antenna or VHF/UHF Combination Antenna to the ANT. terminal of the TV/VCR as shown in the diagram below.For the best reception, fully extend the VHF/UHF Rod Antenna and make the necessary adjustments. (Avoid touching the top section when adjusting.)

NOTE:

Before plugging the Rod antenna into antenna terminal, check that the pin is not bent. If it is bent, straighten the pin as illustrated, then plug the pin into antenna terminal.

Bent pin

Cable Plug

(Needs to be straightened)

(Straight pin)

NOTE:

The connection of an indoor antenna may not always give acceptable TV reception.

VHF/UHF SEPARATE ANTENNAS

In some areas it will be necessary to use an outdoor antenna.

CABLE WITHOUT CONVERTER/ DESCRAMBLER BOX

Use this connection if your cable system connects directly to your TV/VCR without a converter box. By using this connection you can:

1)Use the TV/VCR remote to select channels.

2)Program one or more unscrambled channels for Automatic Timer Recording.

NOTE: This unit willONLY record and view the same channel.

CABLE WITH CONVERTER/ DESCRAMBLER BOX OR SATELLITE BOX

If your cable service supplies you with a converter box or if you use a satellite system, you can use the basic connection shown here.

By using this connection you can also record scrambled channels. However, channel selection must be made with the converter box or satellite box. This means that channels cannot be changed using the TV/VCR Remote Control. Unattended timer recording is limited to one channel at a time.

Note to CATV system installer:

This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer’s attention to Article 820-40of the NEC that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building as close to the point of cable entry as practical.

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TO RECORD A SCRAMBLED/UNSCRAMBLED CHANNEL

1. Set the TV/VCR channel selector to the output channel of the Cable Converter Box or Satellite Box. (Ex. CH3)

2.Select the channel to record from your Cable Converter Box or Satellite Box.

EXTERNAL INPUT MODE

When using an external input signal (another VCR or video camera), connect the player’s audio/video output cables to the AUDIO IN/ VIDEO IN jacks of your TV/VCR. Then press the CHANNEL K orL button until “AUX” appears on the screen.

AUX

INSTALLING THE BATTERIES

1)Open the battery compartment cover by pressing the cover on the remote unit in the direction of the arrow.

2)Insert 2 “AA” penlight batteries into the battery compartment in the direction indicated by the polarity (+/-)markings.

3)Replace the cover.

SET UP FOR USE

You can program the tuner to scan all the channels you receive in your area.

NOTE: Channel memory programming is NOT needed when connected to a cable box or satellite box. Just select the TV/VCR channel selector to the output channel of the cable box or satellite box (Ex CH3). Then select the channel to be viewed on the Cable Box or Satellite Box.

CHANNEL SET UP FOR THE

FIRST TIME

1 Plug in the TV/VCR power cord

Plug the TV/VCR power cord into a standard AC outlet.

NOTE:

If some digits appear in the corner the screen, press the POWER button without unplugging the power cord

2 Turn on the TV/VCR

Press the POWER button to turn on

3 Select “ENGLISH” or “ESPAÑ

Select “ENGLISH” or

– SET UP –

“ESPAÑOL”=Spanish using the

B LANGUAGE

 

F.FWD/B or REW/s button. “[ ]”

[ENGLISH]

ESPAÑ OL

 

 

indicate the selected language.

 

 

 

 

 

4 Begin auto preset

– SET UP –

Press the PLAY/K or STOP/L but-

LANGUAGE

 

ton to point to “AUTO PRESET”.

 

[ENGLISH]

ESPAÑ OL

Then press the F.FWD/B button.

B AUTO PRESET

 

The tuner scans and memorizes all active channels in your area.

NOTES:

The TV/VCR distinguishes between standard TV channels and cable channels.

If you want to play or record a video tape BEFORE presetting the tuner, you must press the MENU button on the remote control. To preset the tuner again, see “CHANNEL SET UP AGAIN” on page 12.

The TV/VCR may recognize TV channels to be CATV channels by the receiving conditions. In this case, try auto preset again in the fine receiving conditions.

5 After scanning

The tuner stops on the lowest memorized channel. If you want to recall the selected channels, you can select the desired channel directly with the remote control number buttons or CHANNEL K orL.

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