Parts and their functions
This lamp lights when a cassette tape is inserted into
In the standby OFF mode, this lamp is flashing.
The tape counter, time code, etc. are displayed here.
The type of value displayed is indicated by CTL, TC, UB
CTL: This area indicates the tape timer (control signal).
This area indicates time code data.
This area indicates user bit data.
REM: This area indicates the remaining tape time and
total tape duration in minutes.
Remaining tape time: 30 minutes,
Total tape duration: 46 minutes
EDIT/EDIT REC/REC/REC INH lamp
EDIT: This lamp lights when the edit mode is selected.
This lamp lights when in the editing record status.
REC: This lights in the recording mode.
This lamp lights in the recording prohibited status
(when the front upper REC INHIBIT switch is
"ON" or when the tape was recorded in a format
other than DVCPRO HD-LP and was played back
while "ON" was selected in menu No. 118 SP
MODE INH, or the cassette is in the erase
Recording is not possible while this lamp is
Whether the lamp is to light or flash when the
accidental erasure prevention tab on the cassette
tape has been set to the recording inhibit position
can be selected using menu item No.114 REC
Channel condition lamps
These lamps light to indicate the error rate status.
Green: This lights when the error rates for the video and
audio playback signals are both at acceptable
White: This lights when the error rate for the video or
audio playback level has increased.
unaffected even while this lamp is lighted.
Red: This lights when the error rate for the video or
audio playback level has increased to the extent
that correction or interpolation was performed.
S (servo) lamp
This lights when both the drum servo and capstan servo
Backup battery warning lamp
This lamp displays the voltage condition of the backup
battery for 5 seconds after turning on the power.
Steady light : The voltage is the specified voltage or
The backup battery is not installed
properly or the voltage of the backup
battery is less than the specified voltage.
This unit is equipped with a backup mechanism to count
down the time code generator while the power of the
unit is turned off. For details, refer to "Time code when
power is not supplied" (page 56).
The battery must be replaced periodically, since this unit
cannot count down and the numerical value of the time
code generator is reset if the backup battery voltage
drops below the specified value. However, it is not
necessary to replace the battery when it is not
necessary to drive the backup feature.
Refer replacement of backup battery to qualified