Summary of Contents for JVC BR-HD50U - Compact HDV/DV Format Video Recorder
For Customer Use: Enter below the Serial No. which is located on the rear of cabinet. Retain this information for future reference. Thank you for purchasing this JVC product. Model No. BR-HD50U/BR-HD50E Before operating this unit, please read the instructions carefully to unsure the best possi- Serial No.
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However, there is no guarantee that interfer- WARNING: ence will not occur in a particular installation. The battery used in the BR-HD50 must be replaced by a JVC If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or authorized service dealer only.
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Thank you for purchasing our HD Video Equipped with HDMI terminal Outputs digital video and digital audio. Cassette Recorder BR-HD50 View HD video on monitors with an HDMI ter- minal. This instruction manual was made for the BR- HD50U and the BR-HD50E. Equipped with COMPONENT OUT terminal Items only applicable to BR-HD50U are labeled Outputs HD/SD analog video.
Table of Contents INTRODUCTION PLAYBACK Remarks of usage..........4 Playback settings ..........49 Cassette tape............5 Basic playback procedure........ 51 HDV and DV format ..........6 Special playback functions....... 52 Regular maintenance..........8 Search function ..........54 Cleaning tape............9 Repeat playback ..........55 Condensation............9 Multi cue-up .............
Remove the cassette tape from the cas- sent of the copyright owner. sette slot when transporting the unit. JVC shall not guarantee the quality of record- Remove the AC adapter to save energy ing and playback should BR-HD50 fail to when the unit is not in use.
DV cassettes have a safety slide at the back to only). prevent accidental erasure. Use the following JVC cassettes with the B or • To prevent accidental erasure of important A the logo. records, push the slide to the “SAVE” posi- tion.
INTRODUCTION HDV and DV format This unit records in HDV or DV format. DV format is a standard for recording SD (Standard-Definition) video onto DV cassettes or mini DV cas- settes. HDV format is a standard for recording HD (High-Definition) video onto DV cassettes or mini DV cas- settes.
HDV (720p) and DV format HDV 720p format DV format Video signal *1 60Hz:720/60p, 720/30p, 720/24p, 480/60p U (NTSC) : 480/60i 50Hz:720/50p, 720/25p, 576/50p E (PAL) : 576/50i Pixel count 1280 × 720 U (NTSC) : 720 × 480 720 × 480 (480/60p) E (PAL) : 720 ×...
: You can check the drum usage time with the hour meter display. For details, refer to page 83, “Checking the hour meter”. Maintenance consultation : For details on the maintenance plan and fee, consult with your JVC- authorized service agent. Head cleaning •...
Cleaning tape Use a JVC cleaning tape. Note Follow the instructions below for using the clean- Under low humidity conditions, (10% RH to ing tape. 30% RH), perform head cleaning at intervals Run the tape for 10 seconds in the PLAY of half of the periods stated in the table.
NAMES AND FUNCTIONS OF PARTS Front panel 1Cassette loading slot/LED 3[EJECT] button • For loading a cassette into or unloading it • Press this button to eject the cassette. from the slot. Memo Insert a standard DV cassette or a mini DV It takes about 6 seconds for the cassette to be cassette.
[PLAY] button/LED [STOP] button/LED • Press this button to start playing back a • Press this button to stop operation. tape. During playback, the green LED lights • When BR-HD50 is in the STANDBY-OFF mode, press this button to enter the •...
NAMES AND FUNCTIONS OF PARTS Front panel (continued) 5[REMOTE/LOCAL] switch 6[INPUT SELECT] switch This switch is used to select how BR-HD50 is This switch is used to select input signals. to be operated. HDV/DV : Inputs IEEE1394 terminal HDV sig- LOCAL : Use this setting if BR-HD50 is to nals or DV signals.
8[IEEE1394] IEEE1394 terminal switch [DVCAM] indicator light Set this switch according to the video format of Lights when playing a tape recorded in the IEEE1394 input signal and playback sig- DVCAM format. nal. When the video format is HDV, a HDV Only tapes recorded in SP mode can be indicator is lit.
NAMES AND FUNCTIONS OF PARTS Front panel (continued) d[HOLD] button g[CUE UP] button Pressing this button while stopped will engage When the 7 COUNTER switch is set to TC, the time code and user’s bit PRESET mode. press this button to display the Multi Cue-up (When TCG SELECT in the TC/UB/CLOCK [1/ screen on the monitor.
[BLANK/P] button [SEARCH–/Q] button • When BR-HD50 is in the STOP mode, • During normal display, the function of this button can be selected using “Q, S” KEY press this button to start blank search. It searches the unrecorded part of the tape FUNC.
NAMES AND FUNCTIONS OF PARTS Rear panel 5 8 9 1[VIDEO LINE IN] terminal (BNC) 4[VIDEO Y/C OUT] terminal (4-PIN) This is the input terminal for composite video This is the output terminal for Y/C separate signals. video signals. • To input video via this terminal, set the •...
5[COMPONENT OUT] Component sig- 9[CH2/4 AUDIO OUT] terminal (RCA) nal output terminal (BNC×3) Use this terminal to output analog audio sig- nals. Output terminal for component video signals • In the 48 kHz audio mode, it outputs the (Y/P ). Outputs analog HD/SD video. Con- sound of CH2.
NAMES AND FUNCTIONS OF PARTS Rear panel (continued) a[IEEE1394] IEEE1394 terminal (6P) • To record a time code via this terminal, set TC DUPLI. in the TC/UB/CLOCK [1/2] This is the input/output terminal for IEEE1394- Menu screen to AUTO or NONDROP. compliant digital signals.
bDC power input terminal f[REMOTE] RS-422A terminal (D-SUB 9P) This terminal is for inputting DC 12 V. Connect the DC power cord of the supplied AC adapter. This terminal is for connecting to an RS-422A serial interface-compatible editing remote con- Memo troller (e.g.
ON-SCREEN DISPLAY On-screen display Besides E-E images and playback images, the monitor connected to the VIDEO OUTPUT terminals (VIDEO LINE OUT, Y/C OUT, COMPONENT OUT and HDMI OUT) provides the following on-screen information. Monitor VIDEO OUTPUT On-screen display Description Operation Status display Displays the setting status of the VCR Settings can be performed with DIS-...
ON-SCREEN DISPLAY Status display Status display: It displays the current settings and operating status. DV format HDV format m i n m i n D V 2 K C H – 1 / 2 S P 2 0 H D V H D 3 0 P –...
ON-SCREEN DISPLAY Status display (continued) m i n D V 2 K C H – 1 / 2 S P 2 0 W A R N I N G 7 0 0 1 D R UM MO T O R F A I L U R E R E C I N H I B I T S T A N D B Y - O F F 0 6 / 1 0 / 0 5...
Item Description When playing back an HDV recorded tape, the frame counter of the time code is displayed according to the recorded signal format. 720/30p…30 frame progressive 720/24p…24 frame progressive 480/60p…60 frame progressive 720/25p…25 frame progressive 576/50p…50 frame progressive 720/60p…60 frame progressive 720/50p…50 frame progressive TCG : Time code generator data TCR : Time code reader data...
If the head is clogged, it is detected in the PLAYBACK mode and this message is displayed. OVERHEATING! The temperature inside BR-HD50 has exceeded the stated value. Disconnect the power and place it at a cool place. If this message is displayed again, BR-HD50 could be defective. Consult your JVC-authorized service agent. E-24...
“B” display: Messages for incorrect operation are displayed for about 3 seconds. They are displayed when the DISPLAY mode is ON or AUTO. Display Description INVALID TAPE! Data tape for PCs or DVC PRO tape is used. The cassette tape will be automatically ejected. LP TAPE! The user attempted to play back a tape recorded in the LP mode.
CONNECTION Connecting video signals Video output, e.g., VCR/Camera Analog input Digital input HDV/DV Composite HD/SD Digital HDMI OUT HD monitor HD/SD Analog IEEE1394 COMPONENT Monitor Composite Digital output HDV/DV Analog output Video input, e.g., VCR To connect digital signals Turn off the power before making connec- Connect HDV signals or DV signals to the tions.
HDMI OUT terminal Caution regarding video signals Outputs HDMI signals. If search images or analog video signals with Outputs digital video and digital audio signals. a high level of jitter are input, video or sound Connect to a monitor with an HDMI terminal may be distorted temporarily.
CONNECTION Connecting audio signals Audio output, e.g., VCR/Camera HD monitor input Analog audio Digital audio Digital audio HDV/DV HDMI OUT AUDIO IN Headphones AUDIO Monitor IEEE1394 Analog audio Digital audio Analog audio HDV/DV output Audio input, e.g., VCR Input signal Output signal Analog input AUDIO OUT terminal (RCA×2)
CONNECTION Attaching the supplied ferrite core Always attach the supplied ferrite core to the IEEE1394 cable and DC cord to decrease unnecessary wave radiation. Attach the ferrite core close to the unit. For BR-HD50 IEEE1394 terminal Supplied ferrite core Wrap the cable once around the ferrite core. For BR-HD50 DC IN terminal Supplied ferrite core Wrap the cord once around the ferrite core.
CONNECTION Connecting with SERIAL REMOTE terminals The following describes examples of SERIAL REMOTE terminal connection. To use the SERIAL REMOTE terminals, set REMOTE SEL SER of the REMOTE [1/2] Menu screen to “ON” or “LOC+REM.” (XPage 70) Operate BR-HD50 with the wired remote controller Connect the wired remote controller to the SERIAL REMOTE terminal.
CONNECTION Connecting the AC adapter Connect the supplied AC adapter to BR-HD50. Clamp Screw Clamp Supplied AC adapter DC IN terminal DC cord Supplied power cord Supplied ferrite core Always attach the supplied ferrite core OPERATE indicator to the DC cord. (XPage 29) Remove one screw on the back panel of the OPERATE unit, and remove the DC cord clamp.
RECORDING/OUTPUT SIGNAL FORMAT Inputting analog signal Recording and output terminal video/audio signal format when inputting analog signal Input terminal Output terminal LINE Tape: DV recording (480i, 576i) Video signals Analog video Digital video Audio signals A/D con- version Digital audio Digital EE video Analog...
RECORDING/OUTPUT SIGNAL FORMAT Inputting digital signal Recording and output terminal video/audio signal format when inputting digital signal Input terminal Output terminal Video signals Front panel Tape : HDV (720p, 480p, 576p) IEEE1394 switch Audio signals DV (480i, 576i) recording Digital HDV format IEEE1394 video...
RECORDING/OUTPUT SIGNAL FORMAT Playback Output terminal video/audio signal format during playback Output terminal Tape : HDV (720p, 480p, 576p)/ DV (480i, 576i)/DVCAM (480i, 576i) Video signals format Audio signals MONITOR SELECT Playback (HDMI[A]/OUT FRMT) Digital Digital video HDMI OUT HD/SD Digital video audio (480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i) (576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i)
PREPARATION Turning on/off the power Turning on the power Press the OPERATE button when BR- OPERATE indicator HD50 is in the OPERATE OFF mode (with the OPERATE indicator lit up in OPERATE red) button • The power is turned on and the OPERATE indicator lights up in green.
PREPARATION Operation method (main unit/remote controller) and OPERATION LOCK mode Selecting the operating method (main unit/remote controller) Whether to operate BR-HD50 with its buttons or the remote con- troller can be selected with the REMOTE/LOCAL switch. Setting the REMOTE/LOCAL switch •...
PREPARATION Loading/Ejecting cassette Use standard DV cassette tapes or mini DV cassette tapes. Cassette LED EJECT button Guide EJECT EJECT OPERATE OPERATE PLAY PAUSE PLAY PAUSE MENU DISP RESET MENU DISP RESET Mini Mini SEARCH SEARCH SEARCH SEARCH DVCAM REC INH. DVCAM REC INH.
PREPARATION Setting/Displaying date and time This function sets up the date and time of the built-in clock. With the built-in chargeable battery, the date and time data that have been set are maintained even after the main power is turned off. The set date and time data are displayed on the monitor according to the settings in the Menu screen.
Memo The seconds for the time cannot be set up. After the minute is set up, press the SET button in synchronization with the time signal. Returning to the TOP Menu from TC/UB/CLOCK after com- – – – C L O C K A D J U S T –...
PREPARATION Selecting HD signal format On this unit, 60Hz format or 50Hz format for the HD signal format can be selected using 60/50 SEL in the SYSTEM [2/2] Menu screen. This must be set in the following situations. Set to match the input signal format when recording HDV signals from the IEEE1394 terminal. Set to match the playback signal format when playing a tape recorded with HDV signals.
RECORDING Settings for analog signal input INPUT SELECT switch Selecting analog input signal Setting SYSTEM Menu screen Set the INPUT SELECT switch located on the REC LONG P. TIME front panel to LINE or Y/C. This is for setting the time for BR-HD50 to LINE : Inputs composite video from the enter the tape protection mode if there is a...
RECORDING Settings for digital signal input Selecting input signal HDV indicator light INPUT SELECT switch IEEE1394 switch Selecting digital input signal Memo Set the INPUT SELECT switch located on During digital signal input, make sure the the front panel to HDV/DV. IEEE1394 switch setting matches the input Inputs IEEE1394 terminal HDV or DV digital signal video format.
Setting related Menu screen Setting SYSTEM Menu screen Settings for recording the time code Select the time code to record, from the data in REC LONG P. TIME the built-in time code generator or from the time This is for setting the time for BR-HD50 to code data input from the IEEE1394 terminal, enter the tape protection mode if there is a using TC DUPLI.
RECORDING Adjusting audio recording level The analog audio recording level can be adjusted on this unit. There are two adjustment methods, selected using A.REC VR.MD.: DV in the AUDIO Menu screen. The audio recording level can be set to the initial setting value. (UNITY mode) Memo Audio input level from the IEEE1394 terminal cannot be adjusted.
Adjusting each channel separately (INDEPEND) Adjusting the CH1 channel Press the R or P button while holding down the Q button. Press the R button to increase the recording level. Press the P button to decrease the recording level. Adjusting the CH2 channel Press the R or P button while holding down the S button.
RECORDING Recording procedure 2. 4. REC button PLAY button PAUSE button STOP button Load the cassette tape. Memo • Before loading the cassette tape, please ensure that the rear The tape protection function slide of the cassette tape is pushed to REC. enables BR-HD50 automati- The unit is turned on.
RECORDING Backup recording function In combination with DV equipment, BR-HD50 can perform continuous, long-hour recording. BR-HD50 can be set as the backup unit connected to a DVcamcorder (GY-DV300/DV500/DV550/ DV5000, etc.). When the recording tape of the source unit nears its end, BR-HD50 can start recording, enabling long-hour recording.
RECORDING Recording with SERIAL REMOTE terminals Recording can be turned ON/OFF with a serial remote controller or foot switch connected to the serial remote terminal located at the rear panel of BR-HD50. SERIAL REMOTE REMOTE/LOCAL switch • Serial remote controller •...
PLAYBACK Playback settings Video settings This unit plays back tapes recorded in HDV, DV, Setting VIDEO Menu screen or DVCAM format. (SP mode only) Selecting video format for HDMI OUT terminal and COMPONENT OUT terminal OUT FORMAT / Select the playback image format to output from the HDMI OUT terminal and the COMPO- NENT OUT terminal.
PLAYBACK Playback settings (continued) Audio settings Settings regarding playback function Set audio settings using the AUDIO Menu screen. Set various functions in the SYSTEM Menu screen. Setting AUDIO Menu screen Setting SYSTEM Menu screen Selecting output audio channel (DV only) Selecting still pictures or frame- A.OUTPUT: DV...
PLAYBACK Basic playback procedure PLAY button PAUSE button FF button REW button STOP button Load a recorded cassette tape. Note The power for BR-HD50 is turned on. Tapes recorded in the LP mode Start playback. cannot be played. The monitor Press the PLAY button.
PLAYBACK Special playback functions PAUSE button Frame-advance playback Setting SYSTEM [1/2] Menu screen STL/F. ADV: DV in the SYSTEM [1/2] Menu screen The unit of frame advance and still images can be selected. (DV – – – – ] – –...
SEARCH–/Q button SEARCH+/S button REW button FF button Slow playback and Search mode Memo Setting Whether to enable/disable Set “Q, S” KEY FUNC in the SYSTEM [1/2] Menu audio out in the Slow play- screen to VAR/RECV. back or SEARCH mode can Operation be selected with A.
PLAYBACK Search function Index search This function searches to the position where the index signal is recorded. Setting Set “Q, S” KEY FUNC in the SYSTEM [1/2] Menu screen to INDEX. Operation To search an index point in the forward direction from the current tape position: •...
PLAYBACK Repeat playback Three types of repeat playback are available for BR-HD50. The repeat playback function can be set with REPEAT MODE in the SYSTEM [1/2] Menu screen. SYSTEM [1/2] Menu screen Setting REPEAT MODE in the SYSTEM [1/2] Menu screen –...
PLAYBACK Multi cue-up Using the time codes recorded on the tape, up to 5 points on the tape can be registered as cue-up points at the Multi Cue-up screen. The registered tape positions (cue-up points) can be searched. R button RESET button SET button P button...
Changing cue-up points SET button button 1Press the R or P button to bring the cursor to the cue-up point to be changed. Press the S button. The hour digits of the registered time code display blink. Press the S button to select the digit to be changed. 2Press the R or P button again to change the time- code.
TIME CODE Displaying the time code This unit records or plays back the time code and user’s bit. Whether to record the user’s bit can be selected with U-BIT in the TC/UB/CLOCK [2/2] Menu screen (only for E model). With the time code function, accurate positions of the tape contents can be specified to enhance editing precision and operation efficiency.
TIME CODE Presetting the time code Variable values can be set for the time code and the user’s bit for efficient material management and editing. SET button DISP/R button RESET button Q button P button S button HOLD button COUNTER switch TC/UB/CLOCK[1/2] Menu screen Setting ...TC/UB/CLOCK [1/2] Menu screen...
TIME CODE Recording the time code Time codes can be recorded with the following ways. Whether to record user’s bit can be selected with U-BIT in the TC/UB/CLOCK [2/2] Menu screen. (Only for E model) Record it from preset data. Record it following the one last recorded on the tape.
Recording time code following the one last recorded on the tape BR-HD50 is equipped with a time code reader. When it enters the RECORD mode from the RECORD- ING PAUSE mode, it reads the time code data already recorded on the tape and continues recording time code from that value.
TIME CODE Playing back the time code BR-HD50 is also equipped with a time code reader. During playback, the time code or user’s bit data recorded on the tape is displayed on the monitor or the counter display. COUNTER switch Select the time code data to display.
EDIT Using a non-linear editing system Tape contents of BR-HD50 are captured by a non-linear editing system and the non-linear edited con- tents are recorded on BR-HD50. Connection Analog video VIDEO OUT Analog audio AUDIO OUT RS-422A REMOTE Non-linear system IEEE1394 terminal IEEE1394 (image, audio, control) Control with RS-422A...
MENU SCREENS Setting the menus The functions of BR-HD50 are configured in the Menu screens. The configured settings are saved in the memory of BR-HD50 and retained even after power off. R button MENU button SET button Q button P button S button Perform the menu settings while viewing the display on the moni- TOP Menu screen...
To display the Menu screen at the next level, bring SYSTEM [1/2] Menu screen the cursor to NEXT PAGE and press the SET or S – – – – ] – – button. To return to the previous Menu screen, do one of the following actions.
MENU SCREENS Structure of the Menu screens The Menu screens are displayed on the monitor. They are structured with multiple layers. SYSTEM [1/2] menu SYSTEM [2/2] menu – – – S Y S T E M [ 1 / 2 ] – – – –...
MENU SCREENS Description of the Menu screens In the following description of the Menus, E indicates factory settings. Numbers in parentheses by items and settings are the code number shown on the counter display. TOP Menu screen Item Setting Description SYSTEM..
MENU SCREENS Description of the Menu screens (continued) SYSTEM Menu screens (continued) Item Setting Description E30SEC (00) LONG PAUSE Select the time when BR-HD50 enters the TAPE PROTECTION TIME 1MIN (01) mode if the unit has stayed at still or stop for a prolonged period of (0102) 2MIN (02) time.
SYSTEM [2/2] Menu Item Setting Description EOPE OFF (00) DC IN MODE For selecting the action to perform when the power is supplied to (0107) OPE ON (01) the DC IN terminal: OPE OFF : Sets BR-HD50 to the OPERATE OFF mode. OPE ON : Sets BR-HD50 to the OPERATE ON mode.
MENU SCREENS Description of the Menu screens (continued) REMOTE Menu screens The REMOTE Menu consists of the following two screens (1/2 and 2/2). REMOTE [1/2] Menu screen Item Setting Description REMOTE SEL OFF (00) For enabling/disabling the REMOTE terminal when the REMOTE/ EON (01) LOCAL switch on the front panel is set to REMOTE.
REMOTE [2/2] Menu screen Item Setting Description EFF/REW (00) REM FF/REW For setting the action to be performed when the REMOTE termi- MODE SEARCH (01) nal or IEEE1394 terminal received an FF/REW command: (0205) FF/REW : Sets BR-HD50 to perform FF/REW when an FF/REW command is received.
MENU SCREENS Description of the Menu screens (continued) AUDIO Menu Screen Item Setting Description AUDIO MODE 32K (00) For selecting the audio sampling frequency for analog audio E48 K (01) : DV recording. (0300) 32 K : Records at 32 kHz. Up to four channels of recording tracks are available, but this unit only records onto two of these channels.
VIDEO Menu Screen Item Setting Description SET UP : DV OFF (00) For enabling/disabling the application of setups to analog video EON (01) (0400) signals (composite, Y/C and SD component). (During recording and playback) (Only for U model) OFF : Does not apply setups. ON : Applies setups.
MENU SCREENS Description of the Menu screens (continued) VIDEO Menu screen (continued) Item Setting value Description ENATIVE (00) OUT FOR- Sets the video output format to output from COMPONENT OUT MAT 576I (01) terminal or HDMI OUT terminal during HDV/DV signal input or (0403) 576P (02) playback.
Item Setting value Description EFULL (00) UP CONV. Up-converts DV/HDV-SD50p input signals or DV/DVCAM/ MODE SIDE P. (01) HDV-SD50p recorded tape playback signals, and sets the video (0405) mode for output from the COMPONENT OUT or HDMI OUT ter- minal. FULL : The 4:3 angle of view is stretched to 16:9 and displayed.
MENU SCREENS Description of the Menu screens (continued) TC/UB/CLOCK Menu screens The TC/UB/CLOCK Menu consists of the following two screens. (1/2 and 2/2) TC/UB/CLOCK [1/2] Menu screen Item Setting Description TCG SELECT PRESET (00) For selecting the time code generator mode. EREGEN (01) (0500) PRESET...
TC/UB/CLOCK [2/2] Menu screen Item Setting Description U-BIT  OFF (00) For selecting whether to record user’s bit. (Only for E model) EON (01) (0505) * Functions in DV format mode only. OFF : No recording : Recording CLOCK For displaying the CLOCK ADJUST screen ADJUST..
MENU SCREENS Description of the Menu screens (continued) DISPLAY Menu screen Item Setting Description DISPLAY OFF (00) For turning on/off on-screen status display on the monitor con- EON (01) (0600) nected to the VIDEO OUT terminal. ON1 (02) : No on-screen status display. Only video is displayed. ON2 (03) : Always shows on-screen status display.
BR-HD50 will eventually go into the OPERATE OFF mode if operation is continued. HEAD CLEANING The video head is dirty. (This message is dis- Clean it with a JVC head- REQUIRED! played when the DISPLAY mode is ON or cleaning tape. (XPage 9) AUTO.) If the head is clogged, it will be...
LOADING FAILURE off and then on the power. However, doing so may damage the tape in WARNING 3300 Unable to eject tape. some cases. Consult your JVC UNLOADING FAILURE authorized dealer. WARNING 4100 Eject error. Is a heavy object on the unit?
OTHERS Troubleshooting Symptom Action No power. Is the AC adapter correctly connected? Unable to record. Is the slide of the cassette tape turned to “REC”? Set it to “REC” if it is at the “SAVE” position. The operation buttons of BR-HD50 Is OPERATION LOCK of the SYSTEM [2/2] Menu set to ON? do not work.
OTHERS Troubleshooting (continued) Symptom Action Cannot record HDV signals from • Is the IEEE1394 switch on the front panel set correctly? the IEEE1394 terminal. To record HDV signals, set this to HDV. • Is the HD signal format set correctly? Match the 60/50 SEL setting in the SYSTEM [2/2] Menu screen to the input HDV signal format.
OTHERS Checking the hour meter This unit displays the drum usage time as the hour meter in DRUM HOUR METER in the SYSTEM [2/ 2] Menu screen. Use it as a guide for regular maintenance. (XPage 8) Use standard DV cassette tapes or mini DV cassette tapes. R button MENU button SET button...
OTHERS Specifications General Connectors Power requirements:DC 12 V W (from provided Video AC adapter) [HDV] Power consumption:DC 12 V W 26.4 W 2.2 A Video outputs Usable tape : Standard/ mini DV cassette tape Analog component :1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω (BNC) Tape speed :18.8 mm/s :0.7 V (p-p), 75 Ω...
External dimensions (Unit: mm) For improvement, the specifications and external appearance may be changed without prior notice. E-85...
OTHERS Supplement AC adapter section IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1) Read these instructions. 2) Keep these instructions. 3) Heed all warnings. 4) Follow all instructions. 5) Do not use this apparatus near water. 6) Clean only with dry cloth. 7) Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. 8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
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