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VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER
Printed in China
COPYRIGHT © 2004 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD.
Thank you for purchasing the JVC VHS video cassette recorder. Before use,
please read the safety information and precautions to ensure safe use of
your new VCR.
Failure to heed the following precautions may result in damage to the VCR,
Remote or video cassette.
1. DO NOT place the VCR ...
... in an environment prone to extreme temperatures or humidity.
... in direct sunlight.
... in a dusty environment.
... in an environment where strong magnetic fields are generated.
... on a surface that is unstable or subject to vibration.
2. DO NOT block the VCR's ventilation openings.
3. DO NOT place heavy objects on the VCR or on the Remote.
4. DO NOT place anything which might spill on the top of the VCR or on the
5. AVOID violent shocks to the VCR during transport.
Cassettes marked "VHS" (or "S-VHS") can be used with this video cassette
recorder. However, S-VHS recording is not possible with this model.
This model is equipped with SQPB (S-VHS QUASI PLAYBACK) that makes it
possible to play back S-VHS recordings with regular VHS resolution.
HQ VHS is compatible with existing VHS equipment.
TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO
RAIN OR MOISTURE.
This video cassette recorder should be used with AC 120Vd, 60Hz only.
To prevent electric shocks and fire hazards, DO NOT use any other power
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO
WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.
POUR ÉVITER LES CHOCS ÉLECTRIQUES, INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS
LARGE DE LA FICHE DANS LA BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE
ET POUSSER JUSQU'AU FOND.
Note to CATV system installer:
This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer's attention to Article
820-40 of the NEC that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in
particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding
system of the building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
Changes or modifications not approved by JVC could void the user's
authority to operate the equipment.
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.
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio TV technician for help.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an
equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the
presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage" within the
product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to
constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is
intended to alert the user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
Caution on Replaceable lithium battery
The battery used in this device may present a fire or chemical burn hazard if
mistreated. Do not recharge, disassemble, heat above 100°C or incinerate.
Replace battery with CR2032. Panasonic (Matsushita Electric) or Maxell is
Danger of explosion or Risk of fire if the battery is incorrectly replaced.
Disposed of used battery promptly.
Keep away from children.
Do not disassemble and do not dispose of in fire.
Declaration of Conformity
JVC Americas Corp.
1700 Valley Road Wayne, N.J. 07470
Telephone Number: 973-317-5000
This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must
accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Model No. and Serial No. which are located on the rear
of cabinet. Retain this information for future reference.
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IMPORTANT PRODUCT SAFETY
Electrical energy can perform many useful functions. But improper
use can result in potential electrical shock or fire hazards. This
product has been engineered and manufactured to assure your
personal safety. In order not to defeat the built-in safeguards, observe
the following basic rules for its installation, use and servicing.
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.
1. Grounding or Polarization
(A) Your product may be 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.
(B) Your product may be equipped with a 3-wire grounding-type
plug, a plug having a third (grounding) pin. This plug will only
fit into a grounding-type power outlet. This is a safety feature.
If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet, contact your
electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the
safety purpose of the grounding-type plug.
2. Power Sources
Operate your product 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 product dealer or local
power company. If your product is intended to operate from
battery power, or other sources, refer to the operating instructions.
Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or integral
convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or
4. Power Cord Protection
Power supply cords 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 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 covered.
Do not block the openings by placing the product on a bed,
sofa, rug or other similar surface.
Do not place the product in a built-in installation such as a
bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the
manufacturer's instructions have been adhered to.
6. Wall or Ceiling Mounting
The product should be mounted to a wall or ceiling only as
recommended by the manufacturer.
ANTENNA INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
1. Outdoor Antenna Grounding
If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the product,
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 70,
provides information with regard to proper grounding of the mast
and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an
antenna discharge unit, size of grounding connectors, location of
antenna discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and
requirements for the grounding electrode.
For added protection for this product 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 product due to lightning
and power-line surges.
3. Power Lines
An outside 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.
To avoid personal injury:
Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table. It may fall, causing serious injury to a child or
adult, and serious damage to the product.
Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the product.
Use a mounting accessory recommended by the manufacturer
and follow the manufacturer's instructions for any mounting of
Do not try to roll a cart with small casters across thresholds or
2. Product and Cart Combination
A product and cart combination should
be moved with care. Quick stops,
excessive force, and uneven surfaces may
cause the product and cart combination
3. Water and Moisture
Do not use this product near water--for
example, near a bath tub, wash bowl,
kitchen sink or laundry tub, in a wet
basement, or near a swimming pool and the like.
4. Object and Liquid Entry
Never push objects of any kind into this product 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 product.
Do not use attachments not recommended by the manufacturer of
this product as they may cause hazards.
Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not
use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for
The product should be situated away from heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other products (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
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If your product is not operating correctly or exhibits a marked
change in performance and you are unable to restore normal
operation by following the detailed procedure in its operating
instructions, do not attempt to service it yourself as opening or
removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other
hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
2. Damage Requiring Service
Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to
qualified service personnel under the following conditions:
a. When the power supply cord or plug is damaged.
b. If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into the product.
c. If the product has been exposed to rain or water.
d. If the product does not operate normally by following the operating
instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the
operating instructions as an improper 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
When replacement parts are required, be sure the service
technician has used replacement parts specified by the
manufacturer or which have the same characteristics as the
original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire,
electric shock or other hazards.
4. Safety Check
Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, ask the
service technician to perform safety checks to determine that the
product is in safe operating condition.
How to use the Remote
Before use, insert the lithium
battery -- CR2032 --
correctly, with the plus(+)
side up into the battery
compartment. To open it,
press the release tab and
carefully, pull the
The Remote can operate most of your VCR's functions, as well as
basic functions of JVC TVs.
Point the Remote towards the remote sensor on the target
component. The maximum operating distance is about 8 m.
To operate a JVC TV, use any of the following buttons: TV
POWER, TV INPUT, TV CH+/ or TV VOL +/.
Video heads cleaning
The heads get dirty in the following cases:
in an environment prone to extreme temperature or humidity.
in a dusty environment
flaw, dirt or mold on video tapes
continuous usage for a long time
Use a dry cleaning cassette -- TCL-2 -- when:
Rough, poor picture appears while a tape is played back.
The picture is unclear or no picture appears.
"USE CLEANING CASSETTE" appears on the screen (only with
"SUPERIMPOSE" set to "ON"(
TO MOBILE PHONE USERS:
Using a mobile phone in the vicinity of the VCR may cause
picture vibration on the TV screen or change the screen to a blue
ON PLACING THE VCR:
Some TVs generate strong magnetic fields.
Make sure to place the VCR at least 20 cm (7 or 8
inches) away from a TV.
DO NOT place the VCR close to a TV as it may
cause noise, picture disturbance or malfunctions
(power off, etc.) to occur.
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Buttons, Connectors and Indicators
Timer mode indicator
Channel and auxiliary input/Clock timer
Cassette loading slot
AC power cord
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If you press OSD (OK) on the Remote when "SUPERIMPOSE" is
set to "ON"(
pg. 14), you can see the current VCR status on the
TV screen. Press OSD (OK) again to exit on-screen display.
The indications are not recorded even if the VCR is in the
A Channel and auxiliary input
B Day and clock time
C STEREO program indication
D SAP indication
E Audio monitor indications
F Time counter
G Index number
H Tape position
I Cassette mark
J Tape speed
K VCR operation mode
L Timer warning display
THU 12:00 AM
TO START SOON
Buttons, Connectors and Indicators
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