Example: 8 minutes
If the setting does not need to be changed, press
the MENU button to close the menu.
Press the SHIFT button until the standby-on period
starts blinking, then press the ADVANCE button.
Each press of the ADVANCE button changes the
setting as follows.
08 (factory setting) n 01 n 03 n 05
Press the RESET/(MENU SET) button and then
the MENU button.
The settings are recorded and the display window
returns to the display shown before the VCR menu.
On the DSR-300/300P, the internal check can be
automatically performed using the auto-check
function. Meanwhile, a test recording and playback are
also performed for about 1 minute.
Before shooting, it is desirable to perform auto-check
and make sure for problems in VCR's internal
operations through the result of the internal check
displayed in the display window and the video and
audio recording qualities.
Preparations for testing
Make preparations as shown in the table below.
Connect a monitor to the MONITOR OUT or S
VIDEO OUT connector
Connect an earphone or headphones to the
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To perform the auto-check
Display menu 210.
Press the SHIFT button to make the auto-check
function indication (oFF) start blinking, then press
the ADVANCE button to change the indication to
To cancel the auto-check function, press the
MENU button to close the menu.
Press the RESET/(MENU SET) button.
This changes the display and opens the cassette
holder. If there is a cassette in the holder, it is
ejected (except during recording).
Insert the cassette and close the cassette holder.
The display changes to the following, and the tape
Use the tape transport buttons to change the tape
position for test recording if necessary, or advance
to step 6.
At EJECT n At
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