01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB1 8/28/02 11:16 AM Page 1 VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER SV-657B SV-651I SV-655B SV-251I SV-651B SV-255B SV-251B Instruction Manual www.samsungvcr.com...
8/28/02 11:16 AM Page 2 Safety Precautions About this manual CAUTION Thank you for purchasing a Samsung Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN Your Owner’s Instructions contain much valuable information on setting up and DANGER using your VCR.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB1 8/28/02 11:16 AM Page 4 Contents Contents (cont.) OREWORD EARCHING FOR A EQUENCE Safety Instructions ..................Playing a Cassette in Slow Motion (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-651B/SV-651I Only)... Playing a Sequence Frame by Frame ............VCR O VERVIEWS Picture Search, Fast Forward/Rewind............Front View of the VCR...................
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB1 8/28/02 11:16 AM Page 6 Safety Instructions Front View of the VCR (SV-657B) VIDEO CASSETTE EJECT RECORD INFRARED REMOTE The following illustrations represent precautions. COMPARTMENT BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON SENSOR BUTTON STANDBY/ON BUTTON The lightning bolt is a warning sign alerting you to dangerous voltage inside the product. DO NOT OPEN THE VCR.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB1 8/28/02 11:16 AM Page 8 Rear View of the VCR Infrared Remote Control (SV-657B/SV-655B) VCR STANDBY/ON TV STANDBY/ON TV STANDBY/ON BUTTON VCR STANDBY/ON BUTTON SLOW AV2 (SATELLITE) IN SCART (EURO-21) SOCKET (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-651B/SV-651I ONLY) SLOW BUTTON SHUTTLE AERIAL IN CONNECTOR SHUTTLE BUTTON V-LOCK...
AUDIO (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-651B/SV-651I Only) You have just purchased a SAMSUNG Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). Together with your VCR, you will find the following accessories in the box. Whenever you connect an audio or video system to your VCR, ensure that all elements are switched off.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB1 8/28/02 11:16 AM Page 12 Connecting Your VCR to the TV using the Coaxial Connecting Your VCR to the Satellite receiver or Other Cable and SCART cable Equipment To receive television programmes a signal must be received from one of the following sources: You can connect your VCR to a Satellite receiver or other VCR using the SCART cable if the appropriate outputs are available on the equipment chosen.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB1 8/28/02 11:16 AM Page 14 Connecting the Audio Output Cable (SV-657B/SV-655B/ Tuning Your Television for the VCR SV-651B/SV-651I Only) You must tune your television for the VCR only if you are not using You can connect your VCR to a Hi-Fi system. a Scart cable Example: You wish to take advantage of the quality of your Hi-Fi (SV-651B/SV-651I/...
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB2 8/28/02 11:16 AM Page 16 Inserting Batteries in the Remote Control Displaying/Hiding On-Screen Information You must insert or replace the batteries in the remote control when Your VCR displays most information both on the VCR and the you: television.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB2 8/28/02 11:16 AM Page 18 Presetting the Stations Automatically Presetting the Stations Manually You do not need to preset the stations if you have already You do not need to preset the stations manually if you set them automatically (see Plug & Auto Set Up on have already set them automatically.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB2 8/28/02 11:16 AM Page 20 Clearing a Preset Station Changing the Preset Station Table You can rearrange the Station Table and give different programme If you have stored a TV station: numbers to the stations listed according to your own preferences. That you do not require At the wrong programme position Press the MENU button on the remote control.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB2 8/28/02 11:16 AM Page 22 Selecting the Cassette Type NICAM (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-651B/SV-651I Only) If you wish to use the tape counter to display the time remaining on NICAM programmes are divided into 3 types. NICAM Stereo, (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-651B/SV-651I) a cassette, you must indicate the type of cassette inserted. NICAM Mono and Bilingual (transmission in another language).
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB2 8/28/02 11:16 AM Page 24 Protecting a Recorded Cassette Recording a Programme with Automatic Stop Video cassettes have a safety tab to prevent accidental erasure. This function enables you to record up to nine hours (LP) of When this tab has been removed, you cannot record on the tape. programmes.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB3 8/28/02 11:19 AM Page 26 Modifying VIDEOPLUS+ Programming Using the VIDEOPLUS+ Feature (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-255B Only) (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-255B Only) Before presetting your VCR: If you wish to correct the programme displayed or modify certain elements, such as the recording Switch on both the television and your VCR speed, you can do so before you press MENU a second time to confirm.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB3 8/28/02 11:19 AM Page 28 Using the Timer Programming Feature Checking a Preset Recording The Timer Programming feature allows you to preset the VCR to You can check your preset recordings: (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-255B) record a programme up to one month before that programme is to When you have finished presetting the VCR be broadcast.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB3 8/28/02 11:19 AM Page 30 Intelligent Picture Control Playing a Cassette The Intelligent Picture Control Feature allows you to adjust the sharpness of the image automatically, according to your own This function allows you to play back any pre-recorded cassette. (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-651B/SV-651I) preferences.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB3 8/28/02 11:19 AM Page 32 Format 16:9 (Wide Screen) (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-651B/SV-651I Only) Selecting the Audio Output Mode (SV-657B/SV-655B/ SV-651B/SV-651I Only) Your VCR can automatically play Wide Screen format prerecorded tapes. It can also record Wide Screen format programmes received When monitoring a TV programme or playing back a Hi-Fi from sources such as a satellite receiver.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB3 8/28/02 11:19 AM Page 34 Playing a Cassette in Slow Motion (SV-657B/SV-655B/ Playing a Sequence Frame by Frame SV-651B/SV-651I Only) You can: You can play a cassette in slow motion. Stop the cassette at a given frame (image) Advance one frame at a time No sound is heard when playing back a cassette in slow PROG...
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB3 8/28/02 11:19 AM Page 36 Searching for a Specific Sequence Auto Repeat Play You can set repeat play to repeat the tape continuously from Each time you record a cassette on this VCR, an “index” is beginning to end. (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-255B) automatically marked on the tape when recording starts.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB4 8/28/02 11:20 AM Page 38 VIDEOPLUS+ EXTEND (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-255B Only) AV-Link Function of this VCR (SV-657B Only) If your TV has “Easy Link / nexTViewLink / AV-Link” function, the VCR can automatically store stations memorized in the TV in the same channel position as those of the TV. To prevent delays or over-runs the VCR has a function called Videoplus EXTEND allowing you to extend the recording time by Using a SCART cable (21 pins), a mutual control is available with the TV, VCR, SAT receiver, etc.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB4 8/28/02 11:20 AM Page 40 TV programme Download (SV-657B Only) TV Picture Record Setting (SV-657B Only) Preparation: Preparation : turn on the TV. Turn on the TV. Press the MENU on the remote control. Select the video channel or the video input mode on the Result: The programming menu is displayed.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB4 8/28/02 11:20 AM Page 42 Connecting an RCA Audio/Video Input Cable Pictures and TV Picture Recording (SV-657B Only) (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-651B/SV-651I Only) You can connect other audio/video equipment to your VCR using audio/video cables if the appropriate outputs are available on the equipment chosen.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB4 8/28/02 11:20 AM Page 44 Audio Dubbing a Pre-recorded Cassette (SV-657B Only) Using the Assemble Edit Function This function allows you to start a new recording at a specific position on the cassette while maintaining a very smooth scene With the Audio Dubbing function, you erase the previously change.
The Auto Power Off feature automatically turns off your VCR if no signal is received and you do not press any button for the selected (SV-657B/SV-655B/SV-255B) Your VCR remote control will work with Samsung televisions and time. compatible brands. VCR STANDBY/ON...
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB4 8/28/02 11:20 AM Page 48 Technical Specifications Problems and Solutions Before contacting the Samsung after-sales service, perform the following simple checks. Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Problem Explanation/Solution SV-657B/SV-655B No power Check that the power plug is connected to a wall outlet.
01823B SV-657B/XEU-GB4 8/28/02 11:20 AM Page 50 SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS (UK) LTD AUTHORISED SERVICE CENTERS In the event of warranty service being required, please contact your retailer first. If they cannot provide service, please contact your nearest service centre listed below. Service facilities are return to base, however some agents may provide an in-home service (there may be a cost for call out).
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