Samsung SV-7000W Owner's Instructions Manual

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AC68-00575A
Owner's Instructions
WORLDWIDE VIDEO
CASSETTE RECORDER
SV-7000W
VCR
EJECT
POWER
INDEX
REC.SPEED CLK/COUNT
PICTURE
TIMER
STROBE
AUDIO
2
3
1
ART
INPUT
4
5
6
CH
7
8
9
100
CLR/RST
0
REC
P/STILL
STOP
DISPLAY
A.DUB
INPUT
OUTPUT
SYSTEM
SYSTEM
OK
AUTO
MENU

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    Owner’s Instructions AC68-00575A WORLDWIDE VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER SV-7000W EJECT POWER INDEX REC.SPEED CLK/COUNT PICTURE TIMER STROBE AUDIO INPUT CLR/RST P/STILL STOP DISPLAY MONITOR A.DUB INPUT OUTPUT SYSTEM SYSTEM AUTO MENU...

  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS To ensure proper warranty, please return your registration card within two weeks. Record the serial number from the back of the VCR and the date of purchase in the space below. Keep your purchase receipt with this manual for easy reference.

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    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Cleaning-Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. Attachments-Do not use attachments not recommended by the product manufacturer as they may cause hazards.

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    18. Object and Liquid Entry-Never push objects of any kind into this product through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product. 19 Servicing-Do not attempt to service this product yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards.

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    --- ---- --:-- --:-- ¨¨ --- ---- --:-- --:-- ¨ SET: ¹ DELETE:CLR/RST MENU Enter the Timer program data. Then press the MENU button. POWER INDEX REC.SPEED CLK/COUNT PICT Press VCR POWER to turn off the VCR and to activate the timer.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Worldwide VCR Background ... Worldwide TV Color System... Multi-System VCR vs Worldwide VCR ... System Conversion with the Worldwide VCR... Tape Conversion with the Worldwide VCR ... Deciding How to Connect Your VCR... Connecting Your VCR to the TV... ETTING Inserting the Batteries in the Remote Control...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Searching for a Specific Sequence ... Using the Tape Counter ... DVANCED ECORDING EATURES Using the Assemble Edit Function... Connecting Other Equipment to Your VCR ... Recording from Another VCR or Camcorder... TV System Conversion... Playback Conversion... Conversion Recording ... Hi-Fi Audio System...

  • Page 8: Safety Instructions

    The lightning flash with the arrowhead in the triangle is a warning sign alerting you to dangerous voltage inside the product. DO NOT OPEN THE VCR. 40°C 5°C Do NOT expose the VCR to extreme temperature conditions (below 5°C(41°F) and above 40°C(104°F) or to extreme humidity conditions (less than 10% and more than 75%).

  • Page 9: Getting Started

    (AC43-12002H) 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 the VCR’s features. The manual is organized as follows: A series of step-by-step procedures for each function available forms the main body of the manual.

  • Page 10: Rear View Of The Vcr

    Front View of the VCR SQPB SELECTION SWITCH RCA VIDEO INPUT JACK NORMAL(VHS) SQPB ONLY LINE 1 IN VIDEO SYSTEM STANDARD INPUT SELECTION BUTTONS Rear View of the VCR RCA AUDIO PLAY VIDEO CASSETTE L, R INPUT BUTTON COMPARTMENT JACKS...

  • Page 11: Display Indicators, Infrared Remote Control

    PAL-MN STROBE STROBE MESECAM MESECAM Timer indicator Recording speed indicator Cassette in/out indicator Input select indicator Infrared Remote Control VCR POWER BUTTON REC.SPEED BUTTON INDEX BUTTON CLK/COUNT BUTTON NUMERIC BUTTONS 100 BUTTON PLAY BUTTON REWIND/REVERSE PICTURE SEARCH BUTTON RECORD BUTTON...

  • Page 12: Worldwide Tv Color System

    Video communication is increasingly becoming a global medium, but different TV broadcasting systems around the world hinder the worldwide exchange of video tapes. The Samsung SV-7000W overcomes the incompatibility of different TV broadcasting systems through sophisticated digital technology, allowing any standard VHS tape to be played on any TV, anywhere in the world (with free voltage).

  • Page 13: Multi-system Vcr Vs Worldwide Vcr

    Multi-System VCR vs Worldwide VCR The Worldwide VCR is similar to the Multi-System VCR in that it will play back tapes recorded in any TV Broadcasting System. However, there are a few key differences: NTSC NTSC The TV must correspond to the system of the tape being played, otherwise, a Multi-System TV is also required;...

  • Page 14: System Conversion With The Worldwide Vcr

    System Conversion with the Worldwide VCR System conversion is the most complex digital process undertaken by the Worldwide VCR, converting the “input” into a different “output”, eg from NTSC to PAL, or from PAL to SECAM. “input” select panel INPUT NTSC NTSC 4.43...

  • Page 15: Tape Conversion With The Worldwide Vcr

    Tape Conversion with the Worldwide VCR One of the most useful functions of the Worldwide VCR is the combination of tape duplication and system conversion, more simply known as “Tape Conversion”. This allows the user to copy, for example, a SECAM tape and simultaneously convert it to PAL or NTSC. This is particularly useful for duplicating home video camcorder recordings and sending them to friends or relatives abroad.

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    Any 8mm Tape 8mm CAMCORDER AS A PLAYBACK VCR Corresponding Camcorder SV-7000W AS A RECORDING VCR SAMSUNG Worldwide VCR Any VHS Tape NTSC PAL-M SECAM MESECAM Any VHS-C Tape VHS-C Tape Adapter 2nd VCR AS A PLAYBACK VCR Corresponding VCR...

  • Page 17: Deciding How To Connect Your Vcr

    75 Ω IN FROM ANT. Rear coaxial Whenever you connect an audio or video system to your VCR, ensure that all units are switched off. Refer to the documentation supplied with your equipment for detailed connection instructions and associated safety precautions.

  • Page 18: Connecting Your Vcr To The Tv

    Regardless of the type of connection chosen, you must always connect the coaxial cable supplied. Otherwise, no picture will be visible on the screen when the VCR is switched off. * NOTICE: Use the supplied RF adaptors as needed when making RF connections.

  • Page 19: Initial Setup

    Replace the cover by aligning it with the base of the remote control and pushing it back into place. Initial Setup The VCR automatically displays the initial setup MENU when the VCR is plugged into the AC outlet for first time. Plug the VCR into the AC outlet.

  • Page 20: User Set1 Setting, User Set2 Setting

    USAGE COMMENT Select the recording tape type for remaining time. Select your favorite clock type. The VCR automatically selects the play system. If an auto detection error occurs, then select the play system manually. Initial setting is on. Select to go to USER SET2 page.

  • Page 21: Setting The Date And Time, To Turn On-screen Information On/off

    On completion, press MENU twice to exit the menu. To turn On-Screen Information on/off Your VCR displays most information both on the VCR and television. You can choose to display or not to display this information on the television screen (except for the Index, Timer Programming function, Picture, which cannot be turned off).

  • Page 22: Setting The Vcr Rf Out System

    116-125 ¨ (END:MENU) ¹ The VCR RF out system and channel is used to connect the SV-7000W to a TV with RF coaxial jacks. The RF out system is automatically set by country selection (See page 15). If your selection of the country set is U.S.A., the RF out system is automatically set to U.S.A-M system.

  • Page 23: Setting The Rf Out Channel

    The initial setting of the RF OUT channel is off. In order to view signals from the RF out connector on your TV, you must set the RF OUT channel on the VCR to match the TV channel. Press MENU on the remote control.

  • Page 24: Presetting The Stations Automatically

    AUTO SET UP PLEASE WAIT CH 2 END:(MENU) Your VCR contains a built-in tuner used to receive television broadcasts. It can also receive cable television broadcasts. You must preset the stations received through the tuner. This can be done: automatically ; or manually (see page 21).

  • Page 25: Presetting The Stations Manually

    Presetting the Stations Manually Your VCR contains a built-in tuner used to receive television broadcasts. It can also receive cable television broadcasts. You must preset the stations received through the tuner. This can be done: automatically (see page 20) ; or manually.

  • Page 26: Selecting The Recording Speed, Protecting A Recorded Cassette

    Selecting the Cassette Type ** USER SET1 ** ¨ TAPE SELECT :E180/ CLOCK TYPE :12H PLAY SYSTEM :AUTO USER SET2 ¨ ¹ END:(MENU) Selecting the Recording Speed Type Recording Time PAL/ SECAM E-180/T120 180 mins 120 mins E-240/T160 240 mins 160 mins E-260/T180 260 mins...

  • Page 27: Recording A Program, Stopping A Recording Temporarily

    P/STILL ( ). start recording again P/STILL ( ) or REC. If the VCR is left in pause mode for more than ten minutes, recording will be stopped automatically to protect the heads and the cassette. CLR/RST REC.SPEED CLK/COUNT...

  • Page 28: Recording A Program With Automatic Stop

    Switch on the television. POWER EJECT TRACKING SPEED AUDIO OUT Select the AV input on the television for use with your VCR. RESET CHANNEL Insert the cassette on which the program is to be recorded. Result: The VCR is switched on automatically.

  • Page 29: Using The Timer Programming Feature

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

  • Page 30: Vcr Plus+ Recording (america Only)

    SET: ¹ DELETE:(CLR/RST) (MENU) VCR Plus+ selects programs to be recorded with a Plus Code number, usually found in most of the program listings. Before using VCR Plus+, you must set up your Guide Channel. Set clock first (page 17).

  • Page 31: Vcr Plus+ Set Up (america Only)

    VCR Plus+ Set up (AMERICA Only) With VCR Plus+, each channel is assigned a VCR Plus+ guide number, which can be found in most TV program guides. If your VCR comes with VCR Plus+, you can use this system when recording.

  • Page 32: Checking A Preset Recording, Cancelling A Preset Recording

    ¹ DELETE:(CLR/RST) (MENU) CLR/RST STOP You can check your preset recordings: when you have finished presetting the VCR ; or if you have forgotten which programs will be recorded. TIMER Press the TIMER button and select STANDARD TIMER. AUDIO Result: The preset programs are displayed.

  • Page 33: Selecting The Play System Mode

    Playing a Cassette This function enables you to play back any pre-recorded cassette. Switch on both the television and your VCR. Select the television AV or AUX input. Insert the video cassette to be played. If the safety tab on the cassette is intact, press PLAY ( Otherwise, the cassette is played automatically.

  • Page 34: Receiving Stereo Broadcasts, Receiving Sap Broadcasts

    It can also be set to record the secondary audio program (SAP) of any broadcast with second language audio. The VCR records the same audio on both the Hi-Fi linear tracks on the tape. Press AUDIO button on the remote control to select stereo.

  • Page 35: Sqpb (super Vhs Quasi Playback), Adjusting Picture Alignment Manually

    SQPB (Super VHS Quasi PlayBack) This function is for playback of Super VHS format tapes only, not for recording. Insert the Super-VHS format cassette. Set the SQPB selection switch to SQPB. Press the PLAY ( ) button to play. Result: SQPB indicator illuminates.

  • Page 36: Adjusting Picture Sharpness, Selecting The Audio Output Mode

    Adjusting Picture Sharpness REC.SPEED CLK/COUNT PICTURE STROBE SYSTEM AUTO Selecting the Audio Output Mode STROBE AUDIO INPUT MONO The Picture Sharpness feature enables you to adjust the sharpness of the image according to your own preferences. TIMER During playback, press the PICTURE button. Result: The picture bar appears.

  • Page 37: Rewinding And Fast-forwarding A Cassette, Playing A Cassette In Slow Motion

    The cassette is rewound automatically when the end of the tape is reached. If you press POWER while a cassette is being rewound, the VCR switches off automatically when the beginning of the cassette is reached. Playing a Cassette in Slow Motion You can play a cassette in slow motion.

  • Page 38: Playing A Sequence Frame By Frame, Playing A Sequence At Variable Speeds

    To return to normal playback, press the PLAY ( If the Frame-by-Frame function is used for more than five minutes (except for JOG function), the VCR will auto- matically play to protect the cassette and video heads. You can vary the playback speed using the Shuttle function (up to nine times the normal speed).

  • Page 39: Monitor

    STROBE You can see still images in succession. Press the STROBE button during playback. Result: “STROBE” is displayed on the screen. A Discrete image is displayed on screen similar to SLOW mode. Press the +/- to vary the speed of STROBE mode. To exit the STROBE mode, press the STROBE button.

  • Page 40: Searching For A Specific Sequence

    STOP DISPLAY MONITOR Each time you record a cassette on this VCR, an “index” is automatically marked on the tape when recording starts. The Search function enables you to fast-forward or rewind to a specific index and start playback from that point. Depending on the direction selected, the indexes are numbered as follows.

  • Page 41: Using The Tape Counter

    (hours, minutes and seconds) ; is reset when a cassette is inserted in the VCR ; and enables you to find the beginning of a sequence easily. To enable the remaining time to be calculated correctly, you must indicate the type of cassette being used.

  • Page 42: Using The Assemble Edit Function

    Press the P/STILL button ( ) again as often as necessary to advance frame by frame, until the exact recording position is located. P/STILL While the VCR is in still mode, press the REC button at least one second to activate the Assemble Edit function. Result: The Record symbol ( A.DUB...

  • Page 43: Connecting Other Equipment To Your Vcr

    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 LINE 1 input connectors on the front of the VCR are used to input signals from equipment such as camcorders, VCRs or stereo sound systems.

  • Page 44: Recording From Another Vcr Or Camcorder

    STOP DISPLAY MONITOR You can copy a cassette on your Samsung VCR from another video source such as another VCR or a camcorder. It is an infringement of copyright laws to copy prerecorded cassettes or to re-record them in any form without the permission of the owners of the corresponding copyright.

  • Page 45: Tv System Conversion, Playback Conversion

    Connect the RCA audio/video cable into the LINE 1 IN jacks on the front of the VCR. Press the AUTO button on the VCR to select the input signal. (Initial mode is AUTO) When the Auto mode is selected, the input signal is automatically identified.

  • Page 46: Conversion Recording

    PAL system. Result: The display panel shows PAL. Press the PLAY button of the other VCR. Press the REC button of the Samsung VCR for at least one second. Result: appears on the display panel, and recording begins. Follow these steps to perform conversion recording to other...

  • Page 47: Hi-fi Audio System

    To provide true Hi-Fi audio sound with video entertainment and, at the same time, compatibility with regular VHS tapes, your VCR employs a newly-developed audio recording system. Hi-Fi audio signals (2-channel) are recorded deep into the tape's magnetic coating and the video signal is recorded on top of the audio signals in a shallower layer.

  • Page 48: Audio Dubbing A Pre-recorded Cassette

    Press A.DUB. P/STILL Result: Your VCR is now in the Audio Dubbing Pause mode. On the sound system, locate the point on the CD or cassette at which you wish to start playback. Example: The track that you wish to record on the cassette.

  • Page 49: Recording An Fm Simulcast Program

    The FM Simulcast feature enables you to record: the picture received on the VCR’s tuner ; the sound received from an external source via the LINE 1 RCA input connectors on the front of the VCR. Example: You wish to record a concert transmitted simultaneously on television and radio to take advantage of FM stereo sound.

  • Page 50: Resetting Your Vcr

    Result: The lock indicator (LOCK) is displayed. If a cassette is in the VCR when you lock it, the cassette will be ejected. To unlock the VCR, hold down the P/STILL ( ) button again for approximately five seconds.

  • Page 51: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Recording system Color system Tuning system RF out Tape recording/playback Tape speed Tape format Recording time Rewinding time Video input Video output Video S/N Resolution Audio input Audio output Audio S/N Audio frequency characteristics Rated voltage Rated frequency Power consumption Operating ambient temperature Installation conditions...

  • Page 52: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting Guide Before contacting Samsung authorized service center, perform the following simple checks. Problem No power. You cannot insert a video cassette. The television program was not recorded. Timer recording was unsuccessful. No playback picture or the picture is distorted.

  • Page 53: Glossary Of Terms

    Frequency assigned to a given broadcasting company to enable them to transmit a series of broadcasts or programs. Program Number assigned to a given channel on the tuner in the VCR to help you select it more easily. Broadcast transmitted on a given channel.

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    World Broadcast Systems SYSTEM NTSC ITEM Country Bahamas Afghanistan Barbados Albania, Algeria Bermuda Australia Cambodia Austria, Azores Canada Bahrain Chile Bangladesh Colombia Brunei, Cameroon Costa Rica Canary Islands Cuba Cape Verde Dominican Cyprus, Denmark Ecuador Fiji, Finland El Salvador Germany, Grana Greenland Iceland, India Guam...

  • Page 55

    Tel : 973-691-6200/1-800-Samsung Web site : http://www.sosimple.com Canada Tel : 905-819-5031/1-800-Samsung Web site : http://www.samsungcanada.com Mexico Tel : 52-5-686-0800 Web site : http://www.samsung-latin-america.com Panama Tel : 507-210-1133 Web site : http://www.samsung-latin-america.com Brazil Tel : 55-11-541-8500 Web site : http://www.samsung-latin-america.com Argentina Tel : 541-308-4777 Web site : http://www.samsung.com.ar...

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