Thank you for purchasing the JVC Compact VHS
camcorder. Before use, please read the safety
information and precautions contained in the
following pages to ensure safe use of your new
Using This Instruction Manual
• All major sections and subsections are listed in the
Table Of Contents (
• Notes appear after most subsections. Be sure to
read these as well.
• Basic and advanced features/operation are
separated for easier reference.
It is recommended that you . . .
.... refer to the Index (
familiarize yourself with button locations, etc.
.... read thoroughly the Safety Precautions
pgs. 55, 56). They contain extremely
important information regarding the safe use of
your new camcorder.
Connection to the mains supply in the United
DO NOT cut off the mains plug from this equipment.
If the plug fitted is not suitable for the power points in
your home or the cable is too short to reach a power
point, then obtain an appropriate safety approved
extension lead or consult your dealer.
BE SURE to replace the fuse only with an identical
approved type, as originally fitted, and to replace the
If nonetheless the mains plug is cut off be sure to
remove the fuse and dispose of the plug immediately,
to avoid a possible shock hazard by inadvertent
connection to the mains supply.
If this product is not supplied fitted with a mains plug
then follow the instructions given below:
DO NOT make any connection to the Larger Terminal
coded E or Green.
The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accord-
ance with the following code:
If these colours do not correspond with the terminal
identifications of your plug, connect as follows:
Blue wire to terminal coded N (Neutral) or coloured
Brown wire to terminal coded L (Live) or coloured Red.
If in doubt — consult a competent electrician.
pgs. 51 – 54) and
Blue to N (Neutral) or Black
Brown to L (Live) or Red
TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE
THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR
Warning on lithium battery
(for clock operation and remote control unit)
The battery used in this device may present a
fire or chemical burn hazard if mistreated. Do
not recharge, disassemble, heat above 100°C or
Replace the battery with Panasonic (Matsushita
Electric), Sanyo or Maxell CR2025; use of
another battery may present a risk of fire or
Dispose of used battery promptly.
Keep away from children.
Do not disassemble and do not dispose of in
To prevent shock, do not open the cabinet.
No user serviceable parts inside. Refer
servicing to qualified personnel.
When you are not using the AC Power
Adapter/Battery charger for a long period of
time, it is recommended that you disconnect
the power cord from AC outlet.
The rating plate (serial number plate) and
safety caution are on the bottom and/or the
back of the main unit.
The rating plate (serial number plate) of the
AC Power Adapter/Charger is on its bottom.
Crossed Out Dust Bin Mark
The Crossed Out Dust Bin
Mark on the battery pack
indicates that the product
complies with Directives
91/157/EEC and 93/86/EEC.
battery pack must be recycled
or disposed of properly.