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Function Of Controls - Sony PCM-601ESD Operating Instructions Manual

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FUNCTION OF CONTROLS
Each number in the text
is
keyed to
that
of the illustrations on page
3.
FRONT PANEL
[j]
POWER switch
~
INPUT select
buttons
Press to select the program
source
to be recorded.
DIGITAL : Digital
audio signals
input from the
DIGITAL
IN
jack.
ANALOGUE
: Audio
signals
input from the
LINE IN
or
VIDEO
IN
jacks. Signals from the VIDEO
IN
jack take priority over those from the LINE
IN
jack.
~
COPY (digital tape copy) button
Depress this button for digital-to-digital tape
copying using
a
pair of VTRs
and
the COPY OUT
jack. Be sure to release this button when digital
tape
copying
is
completed.
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AUTO PB MUTE (automatic
playback
muting)
button
Depress this button
during
playback to activate the
muting function and to
eliminate noise caused by
VTR dropouts.
~
Display
window
[§]
REC LEVEL
(recording
level)
controls
Adjust
the
recording
level.
The outer control
governs the
left
channel,
and
the
inner
control
governs the right channel.
1ZJ
HEADPHONES jack
(stereo
phone
jack)
and LEVEL
(headphone
level)
control
Enables monitoring of playback or recording,
and
adjustment
of
the headphone
level.
[a!
OVC
(optimum
video condition) control
and
indicators
6
First,
depress the TRACKING button
and
then
adjust
this control to make
good
balance between
this
unit and a VTR.
~
REC RESOLUTION (record
resolution) select
buttons
Select
the
appropriate
format for the desired
resolution. Under normal operation, depress the
16-
bit button.
14-bit
: Press
this button to record
with
the 14-bit
format.
A tape played back on
a
processor with a
14-bit
format,
is
recommended to
be
recorded
with
the 14-bit format.
16-bit: Press this button to
record a
tape with the
16-bit format.
The
16-bit format
produces·
recorded tapes with
a
wider dynamic range
and
less
distortion than those recorded with
a
14-bit
format.
[Ol
TRACKING
button
Depress this button before
adjusting
the tracking
of
the video tape on the
VTR.
The tracking meter
appears
in
the display window in
place
of the peak
program meters.
Each
time
the
button
is
pressed,
the meter function changes.
IUJ
REC MUTE
(record muting)
button
Keep
this button depressed to
eliminate
unwanted
material
and
to
enter a
blank space between
recorded selections.

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