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Samsung sv 255B Instruction Manual

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    VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER SV-655B SV-655X SV-650B SV-650X SV-450B SV-450X SV-255B SV-250X SV-250B Instruction Manual

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Thank you for purchasing a Samsung Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). Your Owner’s Instructions contain much valuable information on setting up and using your VCR. Please take the time to read them as they will help you take full advantage of your VCR’s features.

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    Safety Instructions The following illustrations represent precautions. The lightning bolt is a warning sign alerting you to dangerous voltage inside the product. DO NOT OPEN THE VCR. Refer to service personnel. Do NOT expose the VCR to extreme temperature condi- tions (below 5°C and above...

  • Page 4: Rear View Of The Vcr


  • Page 5: Infrared Remote Control, Display Indicator, Accessories

    SV-255B ONLY) BUTTON EJECT BUTTON Accessories INDEX BUTTON You have just purchased a SAMSUNG Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). FRAME ADVANCE BUTTON Together with your VCR, you will find the following accessories in the box. TUNER, LINE IN 1SELECTION / REPEAT SELECTION BUTTON...

  • Page 6: Connecting Your Vcr To The Tv Using The Coaxial Cable

    Camcorder Other VCR coaxial cable Television You can connect your VCR to the television using the RCA cable if the appropriate input is available on the Aerial television. You thus: Cable television network Obtain better quality sound and pictures Satellite receiver...

  • Page 7: Connecting Other Equipment To Your Vcr, Plug & Auto Set Up

    Connecting Other Equipment to Your VCR You can connect other audio and/or video equipment to your VCR in different ways. The following illustrations give a few examples of the connection possibilities. The RCA input/output connectors on the front of the VCR are used for equipment, such as camcorders, VCRs or sound systems.

  • Page 8: Tuning Your Television For The Vcr

    Tuning Your Television for the VCR You must tune your television for the VCR only if you are not using a RCA cable (SV-655B/SV-650B/ (SV-450B/SV-255B/ (SV-250B/SV-250X) (SV-655X/SV-450X/ To view pictures from your VCR when a RCA cable is (SV-650X) used, the television must be set to the audio/video mode (AV).

  • Page 9: Setting The Date And Time

    Do not mix different battery types (manganese and alkaline for example). Setting the Date and Time Your VCR contains a 24-hour clock and calendar used to: Automatically stop programme recording Preset your VCR to record a programme automatically You must set the date and time when:...

  • Page 10: Displaying/hiding On-screen Information, Choosing Your Language, Setting The Vcr Output Channel

    Setting the VCR Output Channel Your VCR output channel may need to be changed if the pictures suffer from interference or if your TV cannot find the pictures. Also, you can change the VCR output channel to adjust the frequency in which information is displayed on the screen.

  • Page 11: Presetting The Stations Automatically, Presetting The Stations Manually

    Presetting the Stations Automatically You do not need to preset the stations if you have already set them automatically (see Plug & Auto Set Up on page 13). Your VCR contains a built-in tuner used to receive television broadcasts. INSTALL PROG...

  • Page 12: Clearing A Preset Station, Changing The Preset Station Table

    (SV-655B/650B/450B/255B/250B) Result: INSTALLATION Press the corresponding INSTALL AUTO SET UP option is selected. MANUAL SET UP VCR OUTPUT CH :CH38 Press the ❿ button to select this option. Result: TV STATION TABLE Press the corresponding ❿ œ ❷ END: MENU TV station (PR) is selected.

  • Page 13: Selecting The Recording Speed, Nicam (sv-655x/sv-650x Only)

    300 mins. or 5 hours To record a cassette... In standard play mode In long play mode SPEED TV/VCR TIMER NICAM (SV-655X/SV-650X Only) NICAM programmes are divided into 3 types. NICAM Stereo, NICAM Mono and Bilingual (transmission in another language).

  • Page 14: Protecting A Recorded Cassette, Recording A Programme Immediately, Recording A Programme With Automatic Stop

    REPEAT To monitor the programme being recorded, select the television DISPLA DISP./ channel reserved for use with your VCR (or the AV input if used). PROG PROG/TRK Insert the cassette on which the programme is to be recorded, with the window visible and the safety tab intact or the opening covered with adhesive tape.

  • Page 15: Using The G-code Feature (sv-655b/655x/255b Only)

    Using the G-CODE Feature (SV-655B/655X/255B Only) Before presetting your VCR: Switch on both the television and your VCR Check that the date and time are correct Insert the cassette on which the programme is to be recorded (safety tab intact) Up to six programmes can be preset.

  • Page 16: Using The Timer Programming Feature, Checking A Preset Recording, Cancelling A Preset Recording

    Using the Timer Programming Feature The Timer Programming feature allows you to preset the VCR to record a programme up to one month before that programme is to be broadcast. Up to six programmes can be preset. Before presetting a recording, check that the date and time are correct.

  • Page 17: Playing A Cassette, Adjusting Picture Alignment Manually, Intelligent Picture Control

    Playing a Cassette This function allows you to play back any pre-recorded cassette. Switch on both the television and your VCR. PROG Insert the video cassette to be played. If the safety tab on the cassette is intact, press Otherwise, the cassette is played automatically.

  • Page 18: Selecting The Colour Mode, Selecting The Audio Mute Mode (sv-450b/255b/250b/450x/250x Only)

    Before recording or playing back a cassette, you can select the required system standard. When you playback an NTSC-recorded tape on this VCR make a setting on the colour system according to your TV. If your TV is a PAL system only TV, set NTPB.

  • Page 19: Playing A Sequence Frame By Frame

    To return to normal playback, press When you have been using the Frame-by-Frame function for more than about five minutes, the VCR will auto- matically play to protect the cassette and video heads. Vertical stability: When playing back frame by frame, interference may be seen on the screen.

  • Page 20: Picture Search, Fast Forward/rewind, Searching For A Specific Sequence

    ) button the VCR will ❿ ❿ search at 9 times the normal speed. Releasing the button will return the VCR to search at 5 times the normal speed. To return to ❿ II normal playback mode, press the button.

  • Page 21: Auto Repeat Play, Interval Repeat Play

    Indicates the elapsed time in the play and record modes (hours, minutes and seconds) Is reset when a cassette is inserted in the VCR Allows you to find the beginning of a sequence easily If the remaining time is to be calculated correctly, you must indicate the type of cassette being used.

  • Page 22: Using The Assemble Edit Function, Recording From Another Vcr Or Camcorder

    ) button again as often as necessary to advance frame by frame, until the exact recording position is located. While the VCR is in still mode, hold the REC button down for a while to activate the Assemble Edit function. Result: Record symbol flashes in the display.

  • Page 23: Auto Power Off, Child Door Lock System, Eco Mode-reducing Standby Power Consumption

    Using the TV Buttons on the Remote Control (SV-655B/650B/450B/250B/655X/650X Only) Your VCR remote control will work with Samsung televisions and compatible brands. VCR STANDBY/ON TV STANDBY/ON To determine whether your television is compatible, follow the instructions below. SLOW SHUTTLE Switch your television on.

  • Page 24: Technical Specifications

    10%-75% Weight 2.8 Kg (net) Dimensions (WxHxD) 360 x 94 x 240 mm Problems and Solutions Before contacting the Samsung after-sales service, perform the following simple checks. Problem No power SV-450B/255B/250B/450X/250X VHS PAL standard You cannot insert a video cassette...

  • Page 25: Tv Frequency Table

    TV Frequency Table (SV-655B/650B/450B/255B/250B) DISP CH Band 46.25 57.25 64.25 86.25 95.25 102.25 138.25 175.25 182.25 189.25 196.25 203.25 209.25 216.25 224.25 520.25 527.25 534.25 541.25 548.25 555.25 562.25 569.25 576.25 583.25 590.25 597.25 604.25 611.25 618.25 625.25 632.25 639.25 646.25 653.25 660.25...

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