Hookup and Settings
Depending on your TV and other equipment
there are various ways you can connect the
recorder. Please refer to the manuals of your
TV, VCR, Stereo System or other devices as
necessary for additional connection informa-
Make sure the Recorder is connected directly to the TV
and tune the TV to the correct video input channel.
Do not connect the Recorder's AUDIO OUTPUT jack to
the phono in jack (record deck) of your audio system.
Do not connect the Recorder via another VCR. The
DVD image could be distorted by the copy protection
The picture and sound of a nearby TV, VCR, or radio
may be distorted during playback. Position the units
away from each other or turn off the unit after removing
or Cable TV
or Cable TV
Disconnect the antenna from the rear of the TV and
identify the antenna cable. If it is a round 75 ohm
coaxial cable connect it directly to the jack marked
ANTENNA IN on your Recorder. If your antenna
cable is flat connect it to a 300-ohm to 75-ohm anten-
na adaptor (not supplied) and slip the adaptor over
the ANTENNA IN jack. Don't attempt to screw it into
to the Recorder.
b Cable TV:
If your cable connection has no converter or
descrambler, unscrew the cable from your TV and
attach it to the ANTENNA IN jack on the Recorder.
If a converter is required connect a coaxial cable from
the wall jack to the IN connector on the converter,
and a coaxial cable from the OUT connector on the
converter to the ANTENNA IN on your Recorder. This
cable hookup permits both TV and Recorder opera-
Rear of Recorder
To view or record a CATV channel
1. Tune the TV to the Recorder output channel
(CH 3 or 4).
2. Set the Recorder channel selector to the cable
output channel. (Example: CH3)
3. Select a channel using the cable converter.
With this connection, you cannot record one program
while viewing another.
If you are using a cable box to tune channels, it is not
necessary to do Auto Channel Set.