Samsung SV-4000 Instruction Manual

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Cassette Recorder
SV-4000
SV-940
SV-840
Instruction Manual
www.samsungvcr.com
PAL NTSC

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    Video Cassette Recorder SV-4000 SV-940 SV-840 Instruction Manual www.samsungvcr.com PAL NTSC...

  • Page 2: About This Manual

    About this manual Thank you for purchasing a Samsung Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). Your Owner’s Instructions contain much valuable information on setting up and using your VCR. Please take the time to read them as they will help you take full advantage of your VCR’s features.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Foreword Safety Instructions ..... 4 Playing Back Playing a Cassette ....19 VCR Overviews Adjusting Picture Alignment Manually .

  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions The following illustrations represent precautions. The lightning bolt is a warning sign alerting you to dangerous voltage inside the product. DO NOT OPEN THE DVD-VCR. Refer to service personnel. Do NOT expose the DVD-VCR to Do NOT expose the DVD-VCR to Do NOT expose the DVD-VCR to direct sunlight.

  • Page 5: Front View Of The Vcr

    Front View of the VCR SV-4000 STANDBY/ON EJECT VIDEO CASSETTE STOP PLAY BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON BUTTON COMPARTMENT BUTTON STANDBY/ON EJECT PLAY VIDEO L AUDIO R STOP PROG LINE IN 2 LINE IN 2 AUDIO PROGRAMME RECORD PAUSE/STILL LINE IN 2 VIDEO L, R INPUT SELECTION BUTTONS BUTTON...

  • Page 6: Rear View Of The Vcr

    Rear View of the VCR SV-4000 AUDIO L, R OUTPUT AUDIO L, R AERIAL IN SOCKETS INPUT SOCKETS CONNECTOR LINE LINE IN 1 AUDIO VIDEO OUT TO TV VIDEO INPUT VIDEO OUTPUT CONNECTOR SOCKET SOCKET SV-940/SV-840 AERIAL IN AUDIO OUTPUT AUDIO INPUT CONNECTOR SOCKET...

  • Page 7: Infrared Remote Control

    Infrared Remote Control VCR STANDBY/ON TV STANDBY/ON VCR STANDBY/ON BUTTON TV STANDBY/ON BUTTON SLOW SLOW BUTTON (SV-4000 SV-940 ONLY) SHUTTLE SHUTTLE BUTTON V-LOCK V-LOCK BUTTON CLR/RST F.ADV INDEX INDEX BUTTON CLEAR AND RESET BUTTON -/-- FRAME ADVANCE BUTTON SELECT INPUT TV BUTTON TUNER, LINE IN 1, LINE IN 2 SELECTION / VCR BUTTON...

  • Page 8: Display Indicator, Accessories, Inserting Batteries In The Remote Control

    6 Rec indicator LINE LINE Accessories IN 1 You have just purchased a SAMSUNG Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). Together with your VCR, you will find the following accessories in the box. REMOTE CONTROL OWNER’S INSTRUCTIONS Plug the coaxial cable supplied into the...

  • Page 9: Connecting Your Vcr To The Tv Using The Rca Cable

    Connecting Your VCR to the TV Connecting Other Equipment to using the RCA Cable Your VCR You can connect your VCR to the television using the You can connect other audio and/or video equipment RCA cable if the appropriate input is available on the to your VCR in different ways.

  • Page 10: Plug & Auto Set Up, Tuning Your Television For The Vcr

    Plug & Auto Set Up Tuning Your Television for the VCR Your VCR will automatically set itself up when it is You must tune your television for the VCR only if you plugged into the mains for the first time. TV stations are not using a RCA cable will be stored in memory.

  • Page 11: Setting The Date And Time, Displaying/hiding On-screen Information

    Displaying/Hiding On-Screen Setting the Date and Time Information Your VCR contains a 24-hour clock and calendar used to: Your VCR displays most information both on the VCR and the television. Automatically stop programme recording You can choose to display or hide this information on Preset your VCR to record a programme the television screen (except for the Index, automatically...

  • Page 12: Choosing Your Language, Setting The Vcr Output Channel, Selecting The Rf Out Sound Mode

    Choosing Your Language You can change the language in which information is Press the OK button to select this option. displayed on the screen. Result: The INSTALLATION menu is displayed. Press the corresponding buttons, until the ❷ VCR OUTPUT CH option is selected. Press MENU on the remote control.

  • Page 13: Presetting The Stations Automatically

    Presetting the Stations Automatically You do not need to preset the stations if you have already set them automatically (see Plug & Auto YOUR DATA WILL BE LOST Set Up on page 10). Your VCR contains a built-in tuner used to receive PRESS TO CONTINUE television broadcasts.

  • Page 14: Presetting The Stations Manually

    Presetting the Stations Manually Your VCR contains a built-in tuner used to receive Press the buttons until the CH is selected. ❷ television broadcasts. ➛ ❿ Press the buttons to start scanning. You must preset the stations received through the tuner. Result: The frequency band is scanned and the This can be done: first station found is displayed.

  • Page 15: Clearing A Preset Station, Changing The Preset Station Table

    Clearing a Preset Station Changing the Preset Station Table If you have stored a TV station: You can rearrange the Station Table and give different programme numbers to the stations listed according to That you do not require your own preferences. At the wrong programme position you can cancel it.

  • Page 16: Selecting The Cassette Type, Selecting The Recording Speed, Nicam (sv-4000 Only)

    NICAM Selecting the Cassette Type (SV-4000 Only) If you wish to use the tape counter to display the time NICAM programmes are divided into 3 types. NICAM remaining on a cassette, you must indicate the type of Stereo, NICAM Mono and Bilingual (transmission in cassette inserted.

  • Page 17: Protecting A Recorded Cassette, Recording A Programme With Automatic Stop

    Recording a Programme Recording a Programme Recording a Programme with acxz Immediately Immediately Automatic Stop Before recording a programme, you must have preset This function enables you to record up to nine hours the corresponding station (unless you are recording via of programmes.

  • Page 18: Using The Timer Programming Feature

    Using the Timer Programming Feature The Timer Programming feature allows you to preset ❿ Press to select the the recording speed the VCR to record a programme up to one month (AUTO/SP/LP). before that programme is to be broadcast. Up to six programmes can be preset.

  • Page 19: Checking A Preset Recording, Cancelling A Preset Recording, Playing A Cassette, Adjusting Picture Alignment Manually

    Checking a Preset Recording Playing a Cassette You can check your preset recordings: This function allows you to play back any pre-recorded cassette. When you have finished presetting the VCR If you have forgotten which programmes will be Switch on both the television and your VCR. recorded Insert the video cassette to be played.

  • Page 20: Intelligent Picture Control, Selecting The Colour Mode

    Intelligent Picture Control Selecting the Colour Mode The Intelligent Picture Control Feature allows you to Before recording or playing back a cassette, you can adjust the sharpness of the image automatically, select the required system standard. according to your own preferences. When you playback an NTSC-recorded tape During playback, press the MENU button on the on this VCR make a setting on the colour...

  • Page 21: Playing A Sequence Frame By Frame

    Selecting the Audio Output Mode Playing a Cassette in Slow Motion (SV-4000 Only) (SV-4000/SV-940 Only) When monitoring a TV programme or playing back a Hi- You can play a cassette in slow motion. Fi recorded video tape, press the AUDIO button to select a desired sound output.

  • Page 22: Picture Search, Fast Forward/rewind, Playing A Sequence At Variable Speeds, Searching For A Specific Sequence

    Picture Search, Fast Searching for a Specific Sequence Forward/Rewind Picture Search enables you to Fast Forward or Rewind Each time you record a cassette on this VCR, an and look for a particular part of a tape. “index” is automatically marked on the tape when recording starts.

  • Page 23: Auto Repeat Play, Interval Repeat Play, Easy Operation

    Interval Repeat Play You can set interval repeat play to repeat the cassette These Index searches can be made forwards: several times for special interval. (press ❿ ❿) or backwards: (press ➛ ➛). Press MENU on the remote control. Result: The programming menu is displayed. INDEX SEARCH: ❿...

  • Page 24: Using The Tape Counter, Connecting An Rca Audio/video Input Cable

    Connecting an RCA Audio/Video Using the Tape Counter Input Cable The tape counter: You can connect other audio/video equipment to your VCR using audio/video cables if the appropriate outputs Indicates the elapsed time in the play and are available on the equipment chosen. record modes (hours, minutes and seconds) Is reset when a cassette is inserted in the VCR Examples...

  • Page 25: Using The Assemble Edit Function

    Using the Assemble Edit Function This function allows you to start a new recording at a Connect one end of the RCA audio cable supplied specific position on the cassette while maintaining a into the AUDIO INPUT sockets on the front of the very smooth scene change VCR.

  • Page 26: Recording From Another Vcr Or Camcorder

    Audio Dubbing a Pre-recorded Recording from Another VCR or Cassette Camcorder (SV-4000/SV-940 Only) You can copy a cassette to your VCR from another With the Audio Dubbing function, you erase the previously recorded sound and replace it with a new video source, such as another VCR or a camcorder.

  • Page 27: Using The Tv Buttons On The Remote Control, Auto Power Off

    Using the TV Buttons on the Remote Auto Power off Control Your VCR remote control will work with Samsung The Auto Power Off feature automatically turns off televisions and compatible brands. your VCR if no signal is received and you do not press any button for the selected time.

  • Page 28: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. MODEL SV-4000 SV-940/SV-840 Format VHS PAL/NTSC standard VHS PAL/NTSC standard Heads Video: 4 rotary heads Video: 2 rotary heads (SV-840) Hi-Fi audio:2 rotary heads Video: 4 rotary heads (SV-940) Audio/Control: 1 stationary head Audio/Control: 1 stationary head Erase: 1 full track erase head...

  • Page 29: Problems And Solutions

    Problems and Solutions Before contacting the Samsung after-sales service, perform the following simple checks. Problem Explanation/Solution No power Check that the power plug is connected to a wall outlet. Have you pressed the VCR STANDBY/ON (STANDBY/ON) button? You cannot insert a video cassette A video cassette can only be inserted with the window side up and the safety tab facing you.

  • Page 30: Tv Frequency Table (system B/g-d/k)

    TV Frequency Table (System B/G-D/K) 002~012 :CCIR STD VHF 201~241 :CCIR STD CABLE 013~020 :ITALY 244~250 :MOROCCO 021~069 :CCIR STD UHF 251~255 :BELGUIM 071~075 :CCIR CABLE DISP CH Band DISP CH Band DISP CH Band 48.25 CCIR 783.25 CCIR 43.25 Angola 55.25 CCIR...

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This manual also for:

Sv-940, Sv-840

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