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Samsung SV-640B/XSA Instruction Manual

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    VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER SV-640B SV-445B SV-245B SV-240B Instruction Manual

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

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

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    Contents (cont.) Safety Instructions The following illustrations represent precautions. LAYING Playing a Cassette..................Adjusting Picture Alignment Automatically (SV-240B Only) ......Adjusting Picture Alignment Manually ............The lightning bolt is a warning sign alerting you to dangerous voltage inside the product. Intelligent Picture Control ................

  • Page 4: Rear View Of The Vcr


  • Page 5: Display Indicator

    IN FROM ANT. Rear Aerial coaxial Cable television network You have just purchased a SAMSUNG Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). Satellite receiver Together with your VCR, you will find the following accessories in the box. RCA VIDEO & AUDIO Whenever you connect an audio or video system to your VCR, ensure that all elements are REMOTE CONTROL OWNER’S INSTRUCTIONS...

  • Page 6: Connecting Your Vcr To The Tv Using The Coaxial Cable

    Connecting Your VCR to the TV using the Coaxial Cable Connecting Other Equipment to Your VCR To receive television programmes a signal must be received from one of the following sources: You can connect other audio and/or video equipment to your VCR in different ways. The following An outdoor aerial illustrations give a few examples of the connection possibilities.

  • Page 7: Plug & Auto Set Up

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

  • Page 8: Setting The Date And Time

    Inserting Batteries in the Remote Control Displaying/Hiding On-Screen Information Your VCR displays most information both on the VCR and the You must insert or replace the batteries in the remote control when television. you: You can choose to display or hide this information on the television Purchase the video cassette recorder screen (except for the Index, Programming MENU and G-CODE Find that the remote control is no longer working...

  • Page 9: Setting The Vcr Output Channel

    Setting the VCR Output Channel Presetting the Stations Automatically Your VCR output channel may need to be changed if the pictures You do not need to preset the stations if you have already suffer from interference or if your TV cannot find the pictures. set them automatically (see Plug &...

  • Page 10: Presetting The Stations Manually

    Presetting the Stations Manually Clearing a Preset Station Your VCR contains a built-in tuner used to receive television broadcasts. If you have stored a TV station: You must preset the stations received through the tuner. This can That you do not require be done: Plug &...

  • Page 11: Changing The Preset Station Table

    Changing the Preset Station Table Selecting the Cassette Type You can rearrange the preset TV stations according to your own If you wish to use the tape counter to display the time remaining on preferences programme number assigned to the station. a cassette, you must indicate the type of cassette inserted.

  • Page 12: Protecting A Recorded Cassette

    Recording a Programme with Automatic Stop Protecting a Recorded Cassette Video cassettes have a safety tab to prevent accidental erasure. This function enables you to record up to nine hours of programmes. (LP) When this tab has been removed, you cannot record on the tape. Your VCR stops automatically after the requested length of time.

  • Page 13: Using The G-code Feature (sv-640b/sv-245b Only)

    Using the G-CODE Feature (SV-640B/SV-245B Only) Modifying G-CODE Programming (SV-640B/SV-245B Only) Before presetting your VCR: Switch on both the television and your VCR If you wish to correct the programme displayed or modify certain elements, such as the recording Check that the date and time are correct speed, you can do so before you press MENU a second time to confirm.

  • Page 14: Using The Timer Programming Feature

    Using the Timer Programming Feature Checking a Preset Recording The Timer Programming feature allows you to preset the VCR to record a programme up to one month before that programme is to You can check your preset recordings: be broadcast. Up to six programmes can be preset. When you have finished presetting the VCR (SV-640B/SV-445B) Before presetting a recording, check that the date and...

  • Page 15: Playing A Cassette

    Playing a Cassette Intelligent Picture Control The Intelligent Picture Control Feature allows you to adjust the This function allows you to play back any pre-recorded cassette. sharpness of the image automatically, according to your own preferences. Switch on both the television and your VCR. PROG Insert the video cassette to be played.

  • Page 16: Selecting The Colour Mode

    Selecting the Audio Output Mode (SV-640B Only) Selecting the Colour Mode When monitoring a TV programme or playing back a Hi-Fi Before recording or playing back a cassette, you can select the recorded video tape, press the AUDIO button to select a desired required system standard.

  • Page 17: Playing A Sequence Frame By Frame

    Playing a Cassette in Slow Motion You can play a cassette in slow motion. No sound is heard when playing back a cassette in slow SLOW motion. SHUTTLE Press: ❿ II to start playing the cassette SLOW SLOW ( ) as many times as required to decrease or V-LOCK increase the speed respectively ❿...

  • Page 18: Picture Search, Fast Forward/rewind

    Picture Search, Fast Forward/Rewind Picture Search enables you to Fast Forward or Rewind and look for a particular part of a tape. Press PLAY, the VCR will enter normal play mode. While in play, ❿ ❿ ➛ ➛ press and release the ) button.

  • Page 19: Auto Repeat Play

    G-CODE EXTEND (SV-640B/SV-245B Only) Auto Repeat Play To prevent delays or over-runs the VCR has a function called You can set repeat play to repeat the tape continuously from G-CODE EXTEND allowing you to extend the recording time by up beginning to end.

  • Page 20: Using The Assemble Edit Function

    Connecting an RCA Audio/Video Input Cable Using the Assemble Edit Function (SV-640B/SV-245B Only) This function allows you to start a new recording at a specific position on the cassette while maintaining a very smooth scene change. You can connect other audio/video equipment to your VCR using audio/video cables if the appropriate outputs are available on the Insert the cassette to be edited in your VCR.

  • Page 21: Using The Tv Buttons On The Remote Control

    Audio Dubbing a Pre-recorded Cassette (SV-640B Only) (SV-640B/SV-445B/SV-245B Only) With the Audio Dubbing function, you erase the previously Your VCR remote control will work with Samsung televisions and recorded sound and replace it with a new soundtrack from: compatible brands. A CD player...

  • Page 22: Auto Power Off

    Auto Power Off Technical Specifications The Auto Power Off feature automatically turns off your VCR if no (SV-640B/SV-245B) signal is received and you do not press any button for the selected time. Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. BONUS G-CODE EXTEND :OFF...

  • Page 23: Tv Frequency Table

    Problems and Solutions TV Frequency Table Before contacting the Samsung after-sales service, perform the following simple checks. DISP CH Band Problem Explanation/Solution 46.25 57.25 No power Check that the power plug is connected to a wall outlet. 64.25 Have you pressed the VCR STANDBY/ON (STANDBY/ON) 86.25...

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This manual also for:

Sv-445b, Sv-640b, Sv-245b, Sv-240b

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