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Zenith VRB210 Operating Manual

Zenith vrb210: operating guide.
machine numbers | VRB210 | VRB410 | VRB420
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    | VRB210 | VRB410 | VRB420 As an E ® Partner, Zenith Electronics NERGY Corporation has determined that this product meets the E ® guidelines for energy NERGY efficiency. o p e r a t i n g g u i d e / w a r r a n t y...

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    • CAUTION: Do not attempt to modify this product in any way without written authorization from Zenith Electronics Corporation. Unauthorized modification could void the user’s authority to operate this product. This class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS These simple precautions will help ensure that you get many years of safe enjoyment from your new product. 1. Read Instructions Read all of the safety and operating instructions before operating the product. 2. Retain Instructions Keep all safety and operating instructions for future reference.

  • Page 4: Safety Tips

    SA F E T Y T I P S P A G E 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS These simple precautions will help ensure that you get many years of safe enjoyment from your new product. 15. Lightning For added protection for this product during a lightning storm, or when product is left unattended...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    INSTALLATION ......6-12 VCR Features Chart ......6 Connections for Your VCR .

  • Page 6: Vcr Features Chart, Features Chart

    P A G E 6 I N S TA L L AT I O N VCR Features Chart This page shows the features of your VCR and the differences between the models. FEATURES SpeakEZ Function 2-Heads 4-Heads (Special Video Effects)

  • Page 7: Connections For Your Vcr

    Antenna Flat Wire (300 ohm) 300/75 ohm Adaptor (Not provided) Cable TV Wall Jack Turn off power or unplug VCR before making any connections. R-AUDIO-L VIDEO VHF/UHF/CATV Cable TV Wall Jack Turn off power or unplug VCR before making any connections.

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    Audio/Video (A/V) Connections to TV Use A/V connections for a better picture. Back Panel of Stereo VCR R-AUDIO-L VIDEO CH3 CH4 A/V cable is not provided with VCR. Back Panel of Monaural VCR AUDIO VIDEO VHF/UHF/CATV CH3 CH4 A/V cable is not provided with VCR.

  • Page 9: Before You Operate Your Vcr, Main Menus

    Note: Perform menu operations with the VCR and TV on, and tune the TV to channel 3 or 4. The VCR must also be in the VCR mode of operation. Press the TV/VCR button repeatedly until VCR indicator light appears in the front panel.

  • Page 10: Speakez Function

    P A G E 1 0 I N S TA L L AT I O N Before you operate your VCR Things you must do before you can operate your VCR. Connect the Power (Required) Plug your VCR into an unswitched 120 Vac, 60 Hz household power outlet.

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    Before you operate your VCR Some things you must do and others you may want to do before you can operate your VCR. Set Date and Time for Clock (Required) Set the clock in the VCR to the current date and time. See CLOCK Menu on page 16 for details.

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    I N S TA L L AT I O N Before you operate your VCR Things you may want to do before you operate your VCR. Select Other Menu Options You may not want to have the clock in your VCR adjusted automatically for Daylight Savings Time.

  • Page 13: Front Panel Diagram, Front Panel Diagram

    Front Panel Diagram Descriptions of items you need to know to operate your VCR. Front Panel Controls These controls perform basic VCR operations. The Remote performs basic as well as advanced VCR operations. POWER On/Off Button z e n i t h...

  • Page 14: Vcr Status Displays, Vcr Status Displays

    C O N T R O L S A N D D I S P L AY S VCR Status Displays On-Screen displays tell you the status of the tape inserted and VCR functions. Current mode of operation (STOP, PAUSE, RECORD, PLAY, etc.)

  • Page 15: Operation, The Buttons On Your Remote, Remote Control

    PAUSE — Pauses tape temporarily during playback or record. PLAY — Begins tape playback. POWER — Turns VCR On and Off. Also turns VCR Timer Off and On, if programmed. QUIT — Exits menu system. REC/ITR — Begins tape recording.

  • Page 16: Clock Menu

    We recommend that you set the clock using the MANUAL method the first time you use your VCR. See MANUAL option for details. Manual Clock Set The CLOCK Menu allows you to set the clock in the VCR to the current date and time. Notes: The clock must be set before you can record, using the TIMER menu.

  • Page 17: Timer Menu, Timer Menu

    Timer Menu The TIMER Menu tells the VCR when to record a program on a day and at a time you specify. You can specify eight different events to be recorded in a one-year period. SpeakEZ Press 2 CLOCK :...

  • Page 18: Setup Menu, Setup Menu

    VCR. Choose CATV if you have a cable system (with or without a cable box) connected to the VCR. Choose AUX if you want to see the program from accessory equipment, such as a camcorder, connected to the Audio/Video (A/V) IN jacks on the VCR.

  • Page 19: Audio Menu, Audio Menu

    PLAYBACK Selects HI-FI or NORMAL for tape playback. HI-FI (High Fidelity) provides stereo sound, if present on the tape, to the left and right VCR AUDIO output jacks on the back of the VCR. NORMAL provides monaural sound, regardless of the audio format present on the tape.

  • Page 20: Watching Tv Through The Vcr, Watching Tv Through The Vcr

    A/V input jacks, check your TV operating manual to select the A/V source for a better picture. 4. Select the channel you’d like to watch at the VCR. If you have a cable box, select channel 3 or 4 at the VCR.

  • Page 21: Camcorder Connected To Vcr

    Selects programs for the VCR from a rooftop-type antenna. CATV Selects programs for the VCR from Cable TV. Selects programs for the VCR from the R-AUDIO-L—VIDEO IN jacks (where you may have connected your camcorder). O P E R AT I O N...

  • Page 22: Playing Tapes

    1. Press STOP if the tape is playing. 2. Press STOP/EJECT at the VCR until the cassette is ejected. Note: This VCR records only in SP and EP speeds. Your VCR sets the playback speed automatically to the speed used to record the tape.

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    Playing Tapes This page explains how to use the remote to play tapes on your VCR. Auto/Manual Tracking Adjustment Your VCR adjusts tracking automatically when you play a tape. If the tape was recorded on a different VCR, streaks (video noise) may appear.

  • Page 24: Instant Recording

    A/V source at the TV for a better picture. Select the channel to be watched and recorded at the VCR. If you have a cable box, select the cable box output channel (usually 3 or 4) at the VCR. Select cable box channels at the cable box.

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    A/V source at the TV for a better picture. Select the channel to be watched and recorded at the VCR. If you have a cable box, select the cable box output channel (usually 3 or 4) at the VCR. Select cable box channels at the cable box.

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    Note: To return to the show you’re recording, select channel 3 or 4 at the TV. Place the VCR in the VCR mode by pressing the TV/VCR button on the remote to show the VCR indicator light in the VCR’s front panel.

  • Page 27: Recording While You're Away, Operation, Timer-controlled Recording

    TIMER MENU section. If you have a cable box, select channel 3 or 4 (ar the VCR) as the channel to be recorded. Keep your cable box on when using the Timer to record.

  • Page 28: Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting

    Please refer to this chart before calling for service. First, turn on the TV and VCR. Select appropriate input for the TV to receive the video signal from the VCR. You will probably use the Antenna In connection to the TV. Select channel 3 or 4 at the TV.

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    Camcorder image via A/V input to VCR VCR SOURCE is not set to AUX. is not shown on TV screen. Timer recording is not possible. Clock in VCR is not set to correct time. VCR is on which disables timer. Timer has been programmed incorrectly.

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    Do not use a dry-type head-cleaning system. It may seriously damage the VCR and cassettes used in the VCR. Snow, streaking in picture, and horizontal pulling indicate the need for professional video head cleaning. See your Zenith approved service center for cleaning.

  • Page 31: Specifications

    S P E C I F I C AT I O N S Two head (VRB210), Four head (VRB410, VRB420) AC 120V, 60Hz Approx. 17 Watts (VRB420), 15 Watts (VRB410, VRB210) 360 x 94 x 270mm (14.2" x 3.7" x 10.6") 5 °C~35 °C (41 °F~95 °F)

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    ZENITH 5 FUNCTION REMOTE Broken or lost remote? Need a second remote or more functions? Order direct from Zenith!! • Operates TV, VCR, CD, DVD, DIVX, DSS & Cable Box • Operates PIP and Most Screen Menus • Extended Range & MORE!!! Orders 1 year or more after product purchase may receive upgraded models.

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    N OT E S P A G E 3 3 Notes...

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    P A G E 3 4 N OT E S Notes...

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    N OT E S P A G E 3 5 Notes...

  • Page 36: Installation, Installation, Warranty

    Read your Operating Guide carefully so that you will understand the operation of your set and how to adjust the customer controls. Carry-In Service The video product must be taken to a U.S. or Canadian Zenith authorized service center for warranty service and must be picked up by the owner. TV Set Performance It is the owner’s responsibility to maintain the TV receiver with which the video product is used, and the associated antenna...

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Vrb410, Vrb420

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