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Load a cassette.
Insert a cassette with the record safety tab intact.
● The recorder checks the tape information for Programme
Navigation. For details, refer to “Navigation” (
੬ pg. 36).
Choose a programme.
Press PR +/– or the number keys. Or push the JOG dial*
to the left or right to select the channel you wish to
* functions only if FDP shows channel number.
Set the tape speed.
Press SP/LP/EP (p). The current setting appears on the
front display panel or TV screen. Press SP/LP/EP (
again to change the setting while the tape speed is
displayed on the TV screen.
● In EP mode, the recording time is extended three times.
● If you record a programme in EP mode on this recorder, it is
recommended to play back the EP-recorded tape on this
● It is not possible to select EP mode if “COLOUR SYSTEM” is
set to “MESECAM”
. (੬ pg. 52)
Press and hold 7 and press 4 on the remote control, or
7 on the recorder.
● If “O.S.D.” is set to “ON” (੬ pg. 49), “MARK” blinks on the
screen while an index code is being marked.
● When “DIRECT REC” is set to “ON” (
੬ 50), if you press any
button just after pressing
7 on the recorder (or 7 and 4 on
the remote control), the recorder may not function properly.
Press 9. Press 4 to resume recording.
● You can select channel during the Record Pause mode.
Press 8 on the remote control or 0 on the recorder.
0 to remove the cassette.
Turn on the TV and select the video channel (or
Recording Resume Function
If there is a power outage during recording, Instant Timer
੬ pg. 25) or timer recording (੬ pg. 28, 30, 32),
the recording will resume automatically when power is
restored to the recorder unless the recorder’s memory backup
If a power outage exceed the recorder’s memory backup
time, Recording Resume Function does not work.
B.E.S.T. takes place at the beginning of both the first SP and
the first LP (or EP) recording after inserting the cassette.
੬ pg. 27)
If “DIRECT REC” is set to “ON”, the programme that appears
on the TV screen will be recorded (
੬ pg. 50).
Accidental erasure prevention
To prevent accidental recording on a recorded cassette,
remove its safety tab. To record on it later, cover the hole
with adhesive tape.
Record safety tab
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