Using the Tape Counter
The tape counter:
Indicates the elapsed time in the play and record
modes (hours, minutes and seconds)
Is reset when a cassette is inserted in the VCR
Allows you to find the beginning of a sequence
If the remaining time is to be calculated
correctly, you must indicate the type of cassette
Insert a cassette in your VCR.
To set the tape counter to zero at the beginning of
or DISPLAY twice to display
Press CLR/RST when you want to set the tape
counter to zero
When you are ready,
Start playback or Recording.
To fast-froward or rewind to the sequence at
which the counter was set to zero, press ➛ ➛
or ❿ ❿.
Some VCR information, such as the counter, can
be displayed on the television screen (unless you
have deactivated the OSD mode; refer to page
Once to display the current function,
programme number, recording speed,
date, time and counter
Twice to display the counter only
Three times to display the time remaining
on the cassette
Four times to clear the display
Connecting an RCA Audio/Video Input
Cable (SV-675GX/SV-671GX Only)
You can connect other audio/video equipment
to your VCR using audio/video cables if the
appropriate outputs are available on the
You wish to copy a video cassette with the
help of a second VCR.
You wish to play back and/or copy pictures
taken with a camcorder.
Make sure that both the television and
the VCR are switched off before
connecting the cables.
Connect one end of the RCA audio/video cable
into the VIDEO socket on the front of the VCR.
Plug the other end of the audio/video cable into
the appropriate output connector on the other
system (VCR or camcorder).
Connect one end of the RCA audio cable into the
AUDIO sockets on the front of the VCR.
Take care to respect the colour coding of the
left and right channels.
Plug the other end of the audio cable into the
appropriate output connectors on the other
system (VCR, camcorder or Hi-Fi sound system).