VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER
Printed in China
COPYRIGHT © 2001 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
... in direct sunlight.
... in a dusty environment.
... in an environment where strong magnetic fields are
... 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 Remote.
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.
As an ENERGY STAR® Partner, JVC has determined that this
product or product model meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines
for energy efficiency.
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,
To prevent electric shocks and fire hazards, DO NOT use any
other power source.
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
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
user's authority to operate the equipment.
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
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 undesired operation.
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Model No. and Serial No. which are located
on the rear of cabinet. Retain this information for future
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
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 to overturn.
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
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.
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
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 two AA size batteries into the Remote with the
) matched correctly as indicated on the battery
compartment or on the lid.
Point the Remote toward the remote sensor on the target
The maximum operating distance of the remote control is about
If the Remote does not work properly, remove its batteries, wait
for a few seconds, replace the batteries and then try again.
Video heads cleaning
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 or other appliances generate strong magnetic fields.
Do not place this appliance on top of the VCR as it may cause
Buttons, Connectors and Indicators
Timer mode indicator
Channel and auxiliary input/Clock timer
Cassette loading slot
AC power cord
* The glow-in-the-dark buttons shown in white on the illustration above are
helpful when using the Remote in darkened rooms.
If you press OSD on the Remote when "SUPERIMPOSE" is set to
"ON", you can see the current VCR status on the TV screen. Press
OSD 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
A Check contents
Make sure the package contains all of the accessories listed in
B Situate VCR
Place the VCR on a stable, horizontal surface.
C Connect VCR to TV
A Disconnect the TV antenna from the TV.
B Connect the TV antenna cable to the ANT. IN terminal on the
rear of the VCR.
C Connect the supplied RF cable between the TV OUT terminal
on the rear of the VCR and the TV's antenna input terminal.
(improves picture quality during tape playback.)
If your TV is equipped with audio/video input connectors
A Connect the antenna, VCR and TV as shown in the illustration.
B Connect an audio/video cable between the AUDIO/VIDEO
OUT connectors on the rear of the VCR and the audio/video
input connectors on the TV.
Even if you are using audio/video cables to connect your VCR to
your TV, you must also connect it using the RF cable. This will
ensure that you can record one show while watching another.
* Depending on type of matching transformer, it can not be connected to
ANT. IN terminal when connecting Audio/Video cable to AUDIO/VIDEO
THU 12:00 AM
TO START SOON
Back of VCR
AC power cord
Antenna or cable
Buttons, Connectors and Indicators