Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service.
Abnormal or no picture.
The playback picture is
Picture from external
input is distorted.
Some channels are
skipped over when
using CH (+/-).
The power cord is disconnected.
The TV is not set to receive Recorder
The video cable is not connected
Unit output setting and TV resolution
The equipment connected with the
audio cable is not set to receive
Recorder signal output.
The audio cables are not connected
The power of the equipment connected
with the audio cable is turned off.
The AUDIO options are set to the wrong
In HDMI mode, audio selection is not
set to PCM.
The disc is dirty.
The TV channels are not tuned in properly.
Tape heads are dirty.
Tape is a rental or was recorded on
The video signal from the external
component is copy-protected.
The skipped channels were deleted with
the Channel Edit option.
Plug the power cord into the wall out-
Select the appropriate video input
mode on the TV so the picture from
the Recorder appears on the TV
Connect the video cable into the jacks
Check TV capability.
Check mode of connections
(eg. S-Video, Components etc.).
Check unit Resolution setting accord-
ing to TV capability and mode of con-
Check the connection.
Select the correct input mode of the
audio receiver so you can listen to the
sound from the Recorder.
Connect the audio cable into the jacks
Turn on the equipment connected with
the audio cable.
Set the AUDIO options to the correct
Change AUDIO setup to PCM mode.
Clean the disc.
Check tuning, carry out tuning again.
Clean video heads.
Use CH (v/V) for manual tracking
adjustment while tape is playing.
You cannot connect via the Recorder.
Connect the component directly to
Use the [Channel Edit] option to
restore channels. See page 16.