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Samsung SV-C120UM Owner's Manual

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Cassette Recorder
Owner's Manual


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    Video Cassette Recorder Owner’s Manual 4HEAD Hi-Fi SV-C120UM...

  • Page 2: Safety Instructions, Important Safety Instructions

    To prevent damage which may result in fire or electric shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture. As an ENERGY STAR Partner, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. has determined that this product or product model meets the ENERGY Important Safety Instructions 1.

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    Safety Instructions 9. Cart Usage-A product and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the product and cart combination to overturn. 10. Ventilation-Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Setting the Channels ....9 VCR Functions ....11 VCR Operation Playing a cassette .

  • Page 5: Features, Accessories

    • One-month eight event timer programming • Key Lock-disables all of the key functions Accessories Check to make sure the following items have been included with your VCR. Please fill out the registration/warranty card and send it to Samsung. POWER...

  • Page 6: Front Panel And Display

    VCR Indicator Picture source is VCR. Your New VCR 11 9 POWER Press to turn the VCR on and off. EJECT Press to eject a tape or press to clear a timer program on the menu screen. CASSETTE COMPARTMENT Insert a video cassette.

  • Page 7: Universal Remote Control

    Controlling a Compatible TV You can program your VCR remote to control some functions of a connected TV: 1 Turn the TV on and point the VCR remote at the TV.

  • Page 8: Rear Panel, Connections

    Rear Panel Use the jacks on the rear panel to connect the VCR to other components and signals, including: VCRs, TVs, stereo equipment, digital video components, antenna and cable signals. AUDIO OUT (L/R) Use to output audio signals to connected equipment.

  • Page 9: Vcr Setup

    • While the VCR is turned off or the “VCR” indicator is not lit in the VCR display, set TV channel to the output channel of the cable box. Premium Cable TV Connection 2 This set-up will enable you to: - Record an unscrambled channel.

  • Page 10: Plug And Play

    VCR. See page 22 for more infor- mation about recording sound with your VCR. Plug and Play The VCR’s clock and tuner channels are set automatically when the VCR is plugged into the AC outlet. If you use a cable box or DSS ¨...

  • Page 11: Selecting The On-screen Language

    If the main menu does not appear, make sure the TV is tuned to the same channel as the CH3/4 switch on the rear panel of the VCR, and check for the VCR indicator on the front display. If the VCR indicator does not light, press the TV/VCR button on the remote control to turn it on.

  • Page 12: Setting The Clock

    Setting the Clock The VCR has an internal clock which is used to turn the VCR on and off for timer recording. Manually Setting the Clock Press MENU on the remote control. Press select “CLOCK SET/ADJUST.” The first clock setting display appears.

  • Page 13: Setting The Channels

    When the VCR memorizes all the available channels, you can use the CH Setting the Source Before the VCR can memorize available channels, you must set the signal source for your VCR. With the VCR on, press the MENU button.

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    VCR Setup and ¨ button to select for the channel MAIN MENU Timer recording Clock set/adjust ¨ Channel setup VCR function setup Language/Lingua/Langue ¨ ¹ [MENU/EXIT CHANNEL SETUP Ant/Cable: [CABLE TV] Auto channel memory ¨...

  • Page 15: Vcr Functions

    VCR Functions To make all of the VCR’s features available, set the VCR functions before playing or recording a tape. Tape length Press the MENU button on the remote control. Press select VCR Function Setup, then press ¨. Press ¨ to select the video cassette length.

  • Page 16: Playing A Cassette

    To stop playback, press STOP. Instant play When the VCR has a tape loaded and power is off, simply press the PLAY button to start tape playback. You don’t need to press the POWER button. VCR Setup...

  • Page 17: Tape Controls

    Play and Pause/Still • Press the PLAY button on the remote control or on the front of the VCR to play a video. (If Auto play is selected and the video tape has no safety tab, it will begin playing automatically when you insert it in the VCR.)

  • Page 18: Vcr Operation

    Key Lock If you do not want others to operate the VCR (for example if you have programmed a timer recording) you can set the VCR to lock out all button controls. Press and hold the TV/VCR button on the remote control for 5 seconds.

  • Page 19: Using The Display Button

    Press the DISPLAY button again to remove display from the TV screen. Note: In order for display information to be accurate, set up the tape length in the VCR Function Setup first (page 13). VCR Operation STOP...

  • Page 20: Tracking, About Video Cassette Tapes

    Tape speeds The VCR can record at two tape speeds. The slower speed (SLP) allows the VCR to record more program material on a tape. Tapes recorded at standard speed (SP) provide a clearer picture. Press the REC.SPEED button on the remote control to set the tape speed.

  • Page 21: Recording, One Touch Recording(otr)

    To end recording, press the STOP button. Separate Recording and Viewing You can view one channel while recording another program if your VCR is connected to your antenna or cable sys- tem. When using a cable decoder box, use an A/B switch.

  • Page 22: Timer Recording

    The Timer feature allows you to set the VCR to automatically record up to eight different programs. Setting a timer recording Your VCR can record on a specific day, or every day, Monday through Friday. Daily and weekly programs remain in the timer until erased. A single program is erased after the program records.

  • Page 23: Choosing Audio

    Choosing Audio The VCR can record a program in stereo. It can also be set to record the Secondary Audio Program (SAP) of any broad- cast with second language audio. The VCR records the same audio on both the Hi-Fi and linear tracks on the tape.

  • Page 24: Copying Or Dubbing A Video

    Warning: One Federal Court has held that unauthorized recording of copyrighted TV programs may be an infringement of copyright laws Set your new Samsung VCR to record, and the other VCR to play back. You have a choice between using the LINE 1 jacks on the rear of the VCR, or the LINE 2 jacks on the front of the VCR.

  • Page 25: Care And Maintenance

    • Proper ventilation ensures that overheating will not damage electronic circuits. Don’t block ventilation holes. • Take care of your remote control. Keep the remote with your VCR, where it is unlikely to be lost or damaged. • Keep liquids away from your VCR, including beverages and cleaning liquids. Spilling any liquid on the VCR can damage the electronics, resulting in an electric shock or fire.

  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    • Press EJECT to see if a cassette is already in the VCR. A cassette cannot be • Make sure the cassette is window side up, with the arrow facing toward the VCR. inserted. • Make sure the VCR is not in KEY LOCK mode.

  • Page 27: Specifications

    Record/Play Time: FF/Rewind Time: Power Source: Power Output: Dimensions: Weight: Your VCR can receive 68 broadcast TV channels or up to 125 unscrambled cable channels. Check your local cable company for complete compatibility requirements. Type Number of Channels On Air...

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