Joystick and Variable Speed Playback
Press the SEARCH button to activate the joystick.
When "STICK" has been selected as the menu item
No.100 SEARCH ENA setting, the joystick will be
activated without pressing the SEARCH button.
Press the joystick to switch between the SHTL mode and
When the joystick is inclined toward the right, the tape
can be played back in the forward direction at a variable
speed based on the angle that the stick is inclined. When
the stick is inclined toward the left, the tape is played
back in the reverse direction.
The maximum speed which is established when the
joystick has been inclined at the maximum angle
corresponds to the speed which has been set by menu
item No.101 SHTL MAX.
The speed ranges from –0.9a to +1.0a.
When the joystick is inclined upward, the tape travels in
1-frame increments in the forward direction; when it is
inclined downward, it travels in 1-frame increments in the
Slow playback is performed if the stick is held at the top
or bottom position.
If the SEARCH button is pressed while the joystick is
pressed to one side, the current speed is maintained
even if the joystick is released. Pressing the STOP,
PLAY, or other operation buttons cancels the fixed
Noise may occur in the video images and voices may be
distorted when tape is replayed at a speed other than the
standard speed (1a).
The PCM audio signal is played back in the –0.9a to
+1.0a speed range, while the CUE signal is played back
at all other speeds. (See menu No. 746 MONI CH SEL
(page 51) and No. 765 CUE OUT SEL (page 52))
Variable Speed Playback
Variable playback speeds are possible by operating the
controller if the 9P remote controller is connected to the
REMOTE CONTROL connector.