Philips turbo drive VR550 Product Manual: Specifications; Connecting The Video Recorder; Preparing The Remote Control For Operation

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Voltage: 220-240V/50Hz
Power consumption: max. 25W
Power consumption (Standby): less than 3W
Rewind time: 68-78 seconds (cassette E-180)
Dimensions in cm (WxDxH): 36.0x22.6x9.2
Number of video heads : 4
Number of audio heads (Hi-Fi): 2
Recording/playback time:
3 hours (SP) (cassette E-180)
6 hours (LP) (cassette E-180)
1. Connecting the video recorder
Important for the United Kingdom
This apparatus is fitted with an approved moulded 13
Amp plug. To change a fuse in this type of plug pro-
ceed as follows:
1.Remove fuse cover and fuse.
2.Fix new fuse which should be a BS1362 3A, ASTA
or BSI approved type.
3.Refit the fuse cover.
If the fitted plug is not suitable for your socket outlets,
it should be cut off and an appropriate plug fitted in its
If the mains plug contains a fuse, this should have a
value of 3A. If a plug without a fuse is used, the fuse at
the distribution board should not be greater than 3A.
The severed plug must be destroyed to avoid a possi-
ble shock hazard should it be inserted into a 13A
socket alsewhere.
How to connect a plug:
The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accor-
dance with the following code:
4.The BLUE wire must be connected to the terminal
which is marked with the letter 'N' or coloured
5.The BROWN wire must be connected to the termi-
nal which is marked with the letter 'L' or coloured
6.Do not connect either wires to the earth terminal in
the plug which is marked with the letter 'E' or by
the safety earth symbol
Before replacing the plug cover, make certain that the
cord grip is clamped over the sheath of the lead-not
simply over the two wires.
Supplied accessories
• Operating instructions
• Remote control and 2 batteries
• Aerial Cable
Preparing the remote control for
The remote control and its batteries are packed separate-
ly in the original video recorder packaging. You must
install the batteries in the remote control before use.
The remote control is now ready to use. Its
range is approximately 7 metres.
Connecting your video recorder to
the TV
The necessary cable connections
must be made before you can record
or playback TV programmes using
your video recorder.
We recommend that you use a scart
cable to connect your TV and video recorder.
What is a scart cable?
The scart or Euro AV cable serves as the universal
or coloured green or
connector for picture, sound and control signals.
With this type of connection, there is practically no
loss of quality during the picture or sound transfer.
• You can have the Hi-Fi sound on the TV only with
a scart cable.
Take the remote control and the enclosed
batteries (2 batteries).
Open the remote control's battery compart-
ment and place the batteries in it as shown in
the picture and close the battery compart-


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