If it appears, wait until it disappears before inserting a
Digital Hours Meter
The digital hours meter can provide information about the
operational history of the unit. Use the information as a
guide in scheduling periodic maintenance. For periodic
maintenance, contact your Sony dealer.
To display digital hours meter
The digital hours meter appears in both the monitor video
section and time data display section as the digital hours
meter menu of the system menu. It can also be
superimposed on the screen of the external video monitor
connected to the unit (see page 37).
To display the digital hours meter, proceed as follows.
Press the MENU button to display the system menu.
Press the M/MARK1 button or m/MARK2 button,
select the HOURS METER (Hours Meter in the time
data display section), and then press the SET button.
Display of the digital hours meter
Any of the items can be reset during periodic maintenance
or parts replacement. Resetting items allows you to
roughly determine the timing of next periodic
For display resetting, contact your Sony dealer.
Item name (name between
[ ] is name in the time data
H1: OPERATION [Opr]
H2: LASER PARAMETER
Displays the total number of
hours the unit has been
powered on in units of hours.
This shows the cumulative
light output time for optical
head in units of hours.