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Panasonic vqt7628 digital video cassette lap top editor operating instructions
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Lap Top Editor
AJ-
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Operating Instructions

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Printed in Japan
VQT7628
S0698H1068-100
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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    DIGITAL VIDEO CASSETTE Lap Top Editor Operating Instructions Printed in Japan VQT7628 S0698H1068-100...
  • Page 2: For Your Safety

    FOR YOUR SAFETY CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage”...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Introduction Features Controls and their functions Opening and closing the laptop Compatible tapes System connections Set-up menu operations Detailed description of set-up menus Preparation of editing tape Basic flow of editing operations Types of edit modes and illustrations Cut editing procedure...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    This is a digital VTR using 1/4-inch tapes. This laptop editor with its two digital VTRs features two mechanisms, two liquid-crystal monitors and editing control sections all combined into a single editing package. This single unit can perform cut editing on its own while its compact size, light weight and portability enable it to be taken anywhere with the greatest of ease.
  • Page 5: Controls And Their Functions

    CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS [2] Counter display (see page 6) VTR 1 EJECT: Press this to eject the tape in VTR1. The tapes in both VTR1 and VTR2 can be ejected by pressing this button at the same time as ALL STOP. [1] Liquid-crystal monitor section q Audio monitor speaker The VTR1 (or VTR2) monitor sound is heard through this...
  • Page 6 CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS INPUT SCH CF SERVO REF SCH EDIT REC [2] Counter display section q “Cassette loaded” display This lights when a cassette has been loaded. It flashes when STANDBY OFF mode is activated. w INPUT and SCH lamps These light when the SCH signal is input from an external source and SCH is in alignment.
  • Page 7 Recording with VTR1 is possible only when the OPERATION MODE switch has been set to SEPA- RATE. e CONTROL switch REMOTE: For controlling the laptop from the external REMOTE connector (9P). LOCAL: For controlling the laptop using the controls on the laptop’s front panel.
  • Page 8 CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS EJECT V T R 1 POWER DIAG RESET PLAY STILL STOP STB OFF AUDIO LEVEL i AUDIO SWAP switch (for both VTR1 and VTR2) This selects the audio output. (It is also effective when an internal connection is made from VTR1 to VTR2.) CH1 output connector SWAP...
  • Page 9 CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS EJECT V T R 1 POWER DIAG RESET PLAY STILL STOP STB OFF AUDIO LEVEL [4] Player/Recorder Control Section q REC button (for recorder control section only) To set the recorder VTR manually to the recording mode, press this button and the PLAY button together.
  • Page 10 CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS EJECT V T R 1 POWER DIAG RESET PLAY STILL STOP STB OFF AUDIO LEVEL [6] Edit Mode Setting Section q ASMBL button Press this to perform assemble editing. Check that the button LED has lighted. 1ST EDIT (SHIFT+ASMBL): With VTR2, the registered position for the 1ST EDIT preset value is automatically set to -23 seconds.
  • Page 11 CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS EJECT V T R 1 POWER INHIBIT DIAG VTR1 VTR2 RESET PLAY STILL STOP STB OFF AUDIO LEVEL [7] Automatic Editing Control Section q SPLIT button For split editing, press this so that the button LED lights, and then set the edit IN point to be split.
  • Page 12 An event which was deleted from the EDL. No display: An event which is registered in the EDL. FULL: All 100 events have been registered. –: When the laptop is operated by remote control or when the OPERATION MODE switch has been set to “SEPARATE.”...
  • Page 13 CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS [8] Side Panel Section (for both VTR1 and VTR2) Signals conveyed via an internal connection cannot be adjusted. q VIDEO LEVEL control This is used to adjust the video level of the VTR’s video output. w SET UP control This is used to adjust the set-up level of the VTR’s video output signals.
  • Page 14 CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS DC IN Connector Section (for both VTR1 and VTR2) q DC IN socket (XLR 4P) DC power input socket. The AC adaptor AJ-B75 (optional accessory) must be used to supply the power. The unit’s operation cannot be guaranteed if any other power supply is used instead.
  • Page 15: Opening And Closing The Laptop

    V T R 1 Pull the lever and release the lock. Do not take hold of the lever and use it to open the laptop. Close the laptop while pushing the bottom of the lever, as shown in the figure on the left.
  • Page 16: Compatible Tapes

    • Tapes recorded in the LP mode cannot be played back. • Since consumer-use tapes cannot be used for recording, the laptop’s functions related to recording as well as its REC and other operations are disabled.
  • Page 17: System Connections

    SYSTEM CONNECTIONS Connections for transmission Reference signal VIDEO IN connector VTR 1 (OPERATION MODE switch: SEPARATE) Microwave transmitter AUDIO OUT CH1/CH2 VIDEO OUT connector connector DC IN VTR 2 DC OUT AC adaptor AC adaptor AJ-B75 (option)
  • Page 18: System Applications

    SYSTEM CONNECTIONS System applications Backup recording using 2 VTRs 1. Recording the same signal on 2VTRs VTR1 2. Recording different signals on 2 VTRs VIDEO IN VTR1 VIDEO IN Switch settings: OPERATION MODE AJ-LT85 VTR1 IN SEL TC MODE VTR2 VIDEO IN Switch settings: OPERATION MODE...
  • Page 19 SYSTEM CONNECTIONS System applications Using the unit with an external effector or controller switch settings Effector PB VIDEO AJ-LT85 VTR1 Editing controller <Notes> • VTR1 cannot be used as the editing recorder. • Slow motion editing is not supported. VIDEO IN Switch setting : EXT OPERATION MODE...
  • Page 20 SYSTEM CONNECTIONS System applications Using two VTRs as source units for AB roll editing PB VIDEO VIDEO OUT AJ-LT85 VTR1 VTR2 Switch setting : SEPARATE OPERATION MODE PLAY DELAY : VTR1; VTR2; <Note> Slow motion editing is not supported. Switcher Editing controller RECORDER Refer to the items regarding the various...
  • Page 21 System applications When using an external VTR as the editing source unit • The external VTR can be operated using the VTR1 control buttons of this unit. • Set the CONTROL switch on the keyboard panel to EXT VTR. Regardless of the positions of the OPERATION MODE and AUDIO INPUT SELECT switches, the signals connected to the VTR2’s VIDEO IN and AUDIO IN connectors will be supplied.
  • Page 22: Set-Up Menu Operations

    AUDIO LEVEL SHIFT button To transfer the laptop from the regular mode to the set-up menu mode, press the SHIFT and EDIT buttons together. (This can- not be done by remote control, or when editing or recording.) To change a setting: ! Set the laptop to the jog mode.
  • Page 23: Detailed Description Of Set-Up Menus

    DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SET-UP MENUS BASIC Item Setting Item Item DISPLAY SEL 0000 TIME 0001 T&STA 0002 T&RT 0003 T&YMD 0004 T&MDY 0005 T&DMY LCD SUPER 0000 0001 CHARA TYPE 0000 WHITE 0001 W/OUT TAPE TIMER 0000 ±12h 0001 The underlined number and item are the factory settings. Description of setting This sets the contents of the MONITOR OUT connector and liquid-crystal monitor superimposed display.
  • Page 24 0: The time taken until the sound is output is reduced. 1: The sound is output after the mode is fully established. This sets whether to establish the EE mode or VV mode when the laptop is in the STOP, FF or REW mode.
  • Page 25 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SET-UP MENUS OPERATION Item Setting Item Item HUMID 0000 0001 SEARCH 0000 DIAL 0001 AUTO REW 0000 0001 ALL STOP SEL 0000 STOP 0001 STILL The underlined number and item are the factory settings. Description of setting This selects whether condensation is to be ignored when it has formed and operation is to be continued.
  • Page 26 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SET-UP MENUS INTERFACE Item Setting Item ID SEL 0000 OTHER 0001 DVCPRO LOCAL ENA 0000 0001 ST&EJ OPTION MODE 0000 0001 AMU1 0002 AMU2 0003 AMU3 BAUD RATE 0000 1200 0001 2400 0002 4800 0003 9600 0004 19200 DATA LENGTH 0000...
  • Page 27 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SET-UP MENUS EDIT Item Setting Item Item SERVO 0000 AUTO 0001 EXT* PLAY 0000 0 (VTR1) DELAY 0004 4 (VTR2) 0015 AUD EDIT 0000 0001 FADE AUD EDIT 0000 0001 FADE BEEP 0000 0001 ENTRY 0002 ALL 1 0003 ALL 2 AUTO...
  • Page 28 0: Edits cannot be overwritten. 1: Edits can be overwritten. This selects the laptop’s mode upon completion of a cue-up operation. 0: STOP mode 1: Still picture (SHTL+0.0, JOG STILL) mode This sets the split editing reference.
  • Page 29 When STEP FWD has been selected, operation is automatically transferred to half loading after the laptop has been left standing in the STILL mode for a total of 30 minutes with the DVCPRO format or for a total of 1 minute with the DV format.
  • Page 30 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SET-UP MENUS TIME CODE Item Setting Item VITC 0000 POS-1 0006 0010 VITC 0000 POS-2 0008 0010 VITC 0000 BLANK BLANK 0001 THRU 0000 TC&UB REGEN 0001 0002 BINARY 0000 0001 0002 0003 0004 0005 0006 0007 TCG CF 0000 FLAG...
  • Page 31 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SET-UP MENUS TIME CODE Item Setting Item Item TC MODE 0000 P-REC 0001 P-FREE 0002 I-REG 0003 E-VITC 0004 E-LTC 0005 VTR1 TC* PRESET PRESET REGEN 0000 AS&IN MODE 0001 ASSEM 0002 INSRT 0003 TC JUMP 0000 0001 VTR1 0002...
  • Page 32 0: Field freeze 1: Frame freeze (Field freeze is set at all times when the laptop is in a mode other than the one mentioned above.) This selects frame detection for the input signals. 0: Frame detection is conducted at all times.
  • Page 33 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SET-UP MENUS AUDIO Item Setting Item Item CH1 IN LV 0000 0001 0002 –20dB CH2 IN LV 0000 0001 0002 –20dB CH1 OUT LV 0000 0001 0002 –20dB CH2 OUT LV 0000 0001 0002 –20dB EMPHASIS 0000 REC CUE 0000 0001...
  • Page 34 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SET-UP MENUS AUDIO Item Setting Item 0000 OUTPUT 0001 0002 ST1+2 PB FADE 0000 AUTO 0001 0002 FADE AUDIO 0000 SLOW 0001 0002 A-CUE SHTL 0000 AUDIO 0001 AUTO 0000 V1+V2 MONI 0001 AUTO DV PB 0000 0001 CH1 REC SEL 0000...
  • Page 35 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SET-UP MENUS SYSTEM Item Setting Item Item 0000 COARSE 0001 0002 0003 SCH FINE 0000 –128 0128 0225 LCD CONT 0000 –30 0030 0060 0000 –30 COLOR 0030 0060 0000 –30 0030 0060 V OUT SEL 0000 CMPST 0001 CMPNT...
  • Page 36: Preparation Of Editing Tape

    PREPARATION OF EDITING TAPE The preparation of the tape for editing differs depending on whether assemble or insert editing is to be performed. The control signal (CTL) must be recorded on the tape before any attempt is made to edit. For assemble editing, the control signal is recorded at the start of the editing tape.
  • Page 37: Basic Flow Of Editing Operations

    BASIC FLOW OF EDITING OPERATIONS Editing operations basically involve the following steps. Simple operation mode 1. Edit mode selection 2. Edit point registration 3. Execution of editing Standard mode (1st edit) Prepare the editing tape in the recorder. Select assemble or insert editing. Set the edit IN and OUT points for the player and recorder.
  • Page 38: Types Of Edit Modes And Illustrations

    TYPES OF EDIT MODES AND ILLUSTRATIONS Assemble edit mode Signals are recorded continuously and successively from the start of usually a new tape (used tapes can also be used). This is the mode commonly used to make master tapes. Already recorded Recorder prior to editing P IN point Player...
  • Page 39: Cut Editing Procedure

    CUT EDITING PROCEDURE 1. Edit mode selection EJECT V T R 1 POWER EDIT MODE CONTROL PREROLL AUDIO SPEAKER/ AUDIO MONITOR HEADPHONES SWAP INHIBIT REMOTE SYNCHRO SWAP ASMBL LOCAL- V1•2 NORM DIAG 1ST EDIT VTR1 VTR2 EXT VTR VTR1 VTR2 VTR1 VTR2 RESET...
  • Page 40 CUT EDITING PROCEDURE 2. Edit point registration Search the scene to be edited using the search dial, and register the edit IN and OUT points using the IN and OUT buttons. EJECT V T R 1 POWER AUDIO SPEAKER/ AUDIO CONTROL PREROLL MONITOR...
  • Page 41 CUT EDITING PROCEDURE Edit point checking, revising and clearing To check the edit points: Press the IN or OUT button of the VTR on whose tape the edit points are to be checked. The registered edit point now appears on the counter display. To check the edit point image: Press together the IN or OUT button and GO TO button of the VTR on whose tape the image of the edit points is to be checked.
  • Page 42 CUT EDITING PROCEDURE (Preview) Rehearsal playback before proceeding with editing When the PREVIEW button is pressed, the event just registered (event whose number appears on the display) will be pre- viewed. EJECT V T R 1 POWER AUDIO SPEAKER/ AUDIO CONTROL PREROLL MONITOR...
  • Page 43 CUT EDITING PROCEDURE 3. Editing execution Once the necessary edit point settings have been registered, one event will be automatically edited if editing is now performed. After editing has been performed, what has been edited can be checked using the “review” function. EJECT V T R 1 POWER...
  • Page 44 CUT EDITING PROCEDURE (Review) When the REVIEW (SHIFT+PREVIEW) button is pressed, already edited event is played back. EJECT V T R 1 POWER CONTROL PREROLL AUDIO SPEAKER/ AUDIO MONITOR HEADPHONES SWAP SYNCHRO INHIBIT REMOTE SWAP V1•2 NORM ASMBL LOCAL- DIAG 1ST EDIT VTR1 VTR2 EXT VTR...
  • Page 45: Audio Split Editing Procedure

    AUDIO SPLIT EDITING PROCEDURE In the insert edit mode, the audio IN point can be offset from the video IN point for editing. EJECT V T R 1 POWER AUDIO SPEAKER/ AUDIO CONTROL PREROLL MONITOR HEADPHONES SWAP SYNCHRO INHIBIT REMOTE SWAP ASMBL LOCAL-...
  • Page 46: Video Split Editing Procedure

    VIDEO SPLIT EDITING PROCEDURE The video IN point can be offset from the audio IN point during insert editing. EJECT V T R 1 POWER AUDIO SPEAKER/ AUDIO CONTROL PREROLL MONITOR HEADPHONES SWAP INHIBIT REMOTE SYNCHRO SWAP ASMBL LOCAL- V1•2 NORM DIAG VTR1 VTR2...
  • Page 47: Editing By Edit In Point Setting Only

    EDITING BY EDIT IN POINT SETTING ONLY EJECT V T R 1 POWER CONTROL PREROLL AUDIO SPEAKER/ AUDIO MONITOR HEADPHONES SWAP INHIBIT REMOTE SYNCHRO SWAP ASMBL LOCAL- V1•2 NORM DIAG 1ST EDIT VTR1 VTR2 VTR1 VTR2 VTR1 VTR2 EXT VTR RESET LAST PLAY...
  • Page 48: Auto Tag Editing

    AUTO TAG EDITING EJECT V T R 1 POWER AUDIO SPEAKER/ AUDIO CONTROL PREROLL MONITOR HEADPHONES SWAP SYNCHRO INHIBIT REMOTE SWAP ASMBL LOCAL- V1•2 NORM DIAG 1ST EDIT VTR1 VTR2 EXT VTR VTR1 VTR2 VTR1 VTR2 RESET PLAY STILL SPLIT STOP STB OFF TRACK...
  • Page 49: Tc Jump Function

    TC JUMP FUNCTION Editing is not normally possible in areas where the time code is discontinuous during the preroll period. However, using the TC JUMP function, editing is performed using CTL as the reference in the preroll period and using TC as the reference after the IN point has been passed (during edit recording).
  • Page 50: Event Editing

    EVENT EDITING EJECT V T R 1 POWER AUDIO SPEAKER/ AUDIO CONTROL PREROLL MONITOR HEADPHONES SWAP SYNCHRO INHIBIT REMOTE SWAP ASMBL LOCAL- V1•2 NORM DIAG 1ST EDIT VTR1 VTR2 EXT VTR VTR1 VTR2 VTR1 VTR2 RESET PLAY STILL SPLIT STOP STB OFF TRACK EVENT...
  • Page 51 EVENT EDITING EJECT V T R 1 POWER CONTROL PREROLL AUDIO SPEAKER/ AUDIO MONITOR HEADPHONES SWAP INHIBIT REMOTE SYNCHRO SWAP ASMBL LOCAL- V1•2 NORM DIAG 1ST EDIT VTR1 VTR2 VTR1 VTR2 VTR1 VTR2 EXT VTR RESET LAST PLAY STILL SPLIT EDIT STOP STB OFF...
  • Page 52 EVENT EDITING EJECT V T R 1 POWER AUDIO SPEAKER/ AUDIO CONTROL PREROLL MONITOR HEADPHONES SWAP INHIBIT SYNCHRO REMOTE SWAP ASMBL V1•2 NORM LOCAL- DIAG 1ST EDIT VTR1 VTR2 VTR1 VTR2 VTR1 VTR2 EXT VTR RESET PLAY STILL SPLIT STOP STB OFF TRACK EVENT...
  • Page 53: Edit Data Management (Edl)

    Furthermore, when the EDL (SHIFT + TC) button is pressed, the data can be displayed on the LCD screen. To scroll the page containing the displayed data up or down, press the FF or REW button of VTR2. A maximum of a hundred edits can be managed inside the laptop and accessed as desired. Their data can be changed or cleared.
  • Page 54: Edit Data Dumping To/Loading From An External Device

    EDIT DATA DUMPING TO/LOADING FROM AN EXTERNAL DEVICE The edit data entered in the EDL memory can be transmitted to an external source via the RS-232C connector. For instance, operation and control can be exercised in a wide range of systems as shown below by uploading data to a computer or down- loading data from a computer.
  • Page 55 <Reference> External device settings and communication methods The external device settings and data communication method differ from one device to another. For details on the settings and operations, refer to the manuals accompanying the selected device, its operating system (DOS) and communications program or make inquiries with the manufacturer of the device connected.
  • Page 56 Since no distinction is made in the EDL format between the VIDEO reference and AUDIO reference, the VIDEO reference should normally be used for the split edit data. [Example of data output] TITLE: PANASONIC EDITING CONTROLLER AG-A850(AJ-LT85) EVENT REEL MODE...
  • Page 57: Audio Recording Swap Function (Vtr2 Only)

    AUDIO RECORDING SWAP FUNCTION This function enables CH1 input, CH2 input or CH1/CH2 mix to be selected as the audio signals to be recorded on CH1 and CH2 of VTR2. It makes it possible to record signals from an external microphone, which has been connected to CH2, on CH1. It is also useful for internal editing from VTR1 to VTR2.
  • Page 58: Connections With The Aj-Ya752 Audio Memory Unit

    CONNECTIONS WITH THE AJ-YA752 AUDIO MEMORY UNIT Sound recordings can be made without a time lag while playing back pictures (voice-over) when the AJ-YA752 audio memory unit is used in combination with this unit. MIC AMP • Cross-fade editing of sound is enabled by using this unit in combination with an audio mixer and audio memory unit. •...
  • Page 59: Time Codes (Tc) And User Bits (Ub)

    TIME CODES (TC) and USER BITS (UB) Time code generator (TCG) and user bit generator (UBG) modes The time code generator (TCG) and user bit generator (UBG) have two main modes: PRESET and REGEN. Within the PRESET mode, where is a REC RUN mode and a FREE RUN mode. Within the REGEN mode, where is an internal regeneration mode and four external regeneration modes.
  • Page 60 TIME CODES (TC) and USER BITS (UB) Time code generator (TCG) and user bit generator (UBG) mode setting The set-up menu is used to make time code generator (TCG) and user bit generator (UBG) settings. For details on using the set-up menu, please refer to the TIME CODE setting (see pages 30 and 31) item numbers 503, 507, and 510.
  • Page 61 TIME CODES (TC) and USER BITS (UB) Time code generator (TCG) and user bit generator (UBG) mode table 1) AUTO EDIT mode (VTR2 only) Menu No.510 Menu No.507 REGEN MODE TC MODE MODE ASSEMBLE AS&IN INSERT ASSEMBLE ASSEM INSERT ASSEMBLE INSRT INSERT P-REC...
  • Page 62 TIME CODES (TC) and USER BITS (UB) REC SAME function This function is used to record the same time code and user bit values on VTR1 and VTR2 when both machines are in the record (NORMAL REC) mode. The values from the time code generator (TCG) and user bit generator (UBG) are recorded on both VTR1 and VTR2.
  • Page 63: Encoder Adjustments

    (This adjustment may have to be repeated whenever a connecting cable is replaced or the connections changed.) To adjust the encoder using the laptop: ! Connect the units as shown below. PLAYER...
  • Page 64 ENCODER ADJUSTMENTS @ Set the REMOTE/LOCAL switch to the position (LOCAL) where the adjustment is to be made. # Conduct the adjustments using a discrete source unit. Any deviation in the set-up level, video level, chroma level or hue will cause color shifting in the recorder. Adjust them using a discrete player.
  • Page 65: Liquid-Crystal Tv Monitor Adjustments

    LIQUID-CRYSTAL TV MONITOR ADJUSTMENTS Adjustment in display section The brightness can be adjusted in the display section. To adjustment the brightness: Turn the BRIGHTNESS control or set the LCD switch to LIGHT or DARK. The screen brightens at the LIGHT setting and is dimmed at the DARK setting. Adjustments in set-up menu mode The contrast, color and hue can be adjusted on the set-up menu.
  • Page 66: Superimpose Screen Displays

    SUPERIMPOSE SCREEN DISPLAYS Superimposed displays can be added to the laptop’s liquid-crystal TV monitor or to the signals output from the VIDEO MONI- TOR connector. Block 1 Block 2 12 : 34 : 43 : 21 SHTL 32.0 Block 4...
  • Page 67 SUPERIMPOSE SCREEN DISPLAYS The superimposed displays can be changed using the set-up menus. What is displayed: One of four different displays can be selected using set-up menu item No.000 (DISPLAY SEL): 1) counter value only, 2) counter value and operation mode, 3) counter value and shooting date, and 4) counter value and shooting time. However, the shooting date and time are displayed only when playing back a tape which was shot using a DV or DVCAM camera recorder.
  • Page 68: Connector Signals

    CONNECTOR SIGNALS VIDEO VIDEO IN REF VIDEO IN VIDEO OUT PB VIDEO OUT VIDEO MONITOR OUT AUDIO AUIDO IN AUDIO OUT PB AUDIO OUT AUDIO MONITOR OUT TC IN TC OUT DC IN REMOTE(9P) EDL(9P) AUDIO IN/OUT 1. GND 2. HOT 3.
  • Page 69: Error Messages

    ERROR MESSAGES When one of the following message numbers appears on the display, the VTR is set to the auto OFF mode (stop) or its power is forcibly turned off. Turn off the power, and then turn it back on. If the error persists after this, consult your dealer. Error No.
  • Page 70 ERROR MESSAGES Error No. E-64 The take-up reel motor speed is abnormally high. E-65 Abnormal tension has been detected. E-66 At the tape start or end, the short FF or REW operation does not stop even after 7 or more seconds. E-67 A check sum error was detected in the serial data communication between the syscon and servo.
  • Page 71: Diag-Menu Operations

    DIAG-MENU OPERATIONS The unit’s system software version display, hour meter displays for the drum motor, rotating heads, etc. (for number of hours used can be viewed on the DIAG menu. DIAG-MENU HOUR METER <VTR-2> * OPERATION DRUM RUN TAPE RUN THREADING DRUM RUN r TAPE RUN r...
  • Page 72 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF DIAG MENU Details of the hour meter display are given below. Item Display Display OPERATION DRUM RUN TAPE RUN THREADING The H11 to H13 numbers are displays which are used by the servicing technicians. Data 00000H The period of time during which the power has been supplied since it was turned on is displayed in 1-hour increments.
  • Page 73: Others

    The principle behind the formation of condensation is the same as that which causes droplets of water (condensation) to form on the window panes of a heated room when it is cold outside. Condensation forms on the laptop or tape when it is moved to a location with a significantly different temperature and humidity.
  • Page 74: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS GENERAL Rating input: DC 12V 8.5A Recording format: Recording tracks Tape speed: Recording time: Tape used: FF/REW time: Editing accuracy: Tape timer accuracy: Servo lock time: Ambient operating temperature: Ambient operating humidity: Dimensions: Weight: VIDEO DIGITAL Sampling frequency: Quantization: Error correction: ANALOG COMPOSITE IN/OUT Video band range:...
  • Page 75 SPECIFICATIONS AUDIO DIGITAL Sampling frequency: Quantization: Frequency response: Dynamic range: Distortion rate: Crosstalk: Wow & flutter: Headroom: Emphasis: ANALOG IN/OUT Analog input (VTR1): Analog input (VTR2, CH1): Analog input (VTR2, CH2): Analog output (VTR1): Analog output (VTR2): MONITOR OUTPUT/HEADPHONES Monitor output (VTR1): Monitor output (VTR2): Headphones: OTHERS...
  • Page 76 Division of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America Executive Office One Panasonic Way (4B-7), Secaucus, NJ 07094 Service Centers Eastern: One Panasonic Way, Panazip (2A-4). Secaucus, NJ 07094 (201)-348-7677 Fax (201)-348-7511 Southern: 1225 Northbrook Parkway, Suite #170, Suwanee, GA 30174 (770)-338-6855 Fax (770)-338-6656 Western: 4001 West Alameda Ave., Suite 100, Burbank, CA 91505...