Location and Handling
• Do not cover or place the VCR/DVD in enclosed spaces to prevent
excessive temperature build up.
• Do not place the VCR/DVD in direct sunlight, or near heat sources.
• Keep the VCR/DVD away from strong magnetic objects.
• Do not place any object containing water or other liquids on the
VCR/DVD. In the event that liquid should enter the cabinet, unplug
the VCR/DVD immediately and contact the retailer or service centre
approved by SHARP immediately.
• Do not remove the VCR/DVD cabinet. Touching parts inside the
cabinet could result in electric shock and/ or damage to the
VCR/DVD. For service and adjustment inside the cabinet, call a
qualified dealer or service centre approved by SHARP .
Depending on the use environment, the temperature of the
VCR/DVD may increase slightly.
When the VCR/DVD is not being used, switch the VCR/DVD to the
When left unused for a long period of time, the VCR/DVD should be
unplugged from the household AC outlet.
No Fingers or Other Objects Inside
Do not put your fingers or objects on the disc tray or the cassette
Place the VCR/DVD in a horizontal position, and do not place any-
thing heavy on it.
Moisture may form inside the VCR/DVD under the following condi-
• immediately after a heater has been turned on.
• in a steamy or very humid room.
• when the VCR/DVD is suddenly moved from a cold environment to
a warm one.
If moisture forms inside this VCR/DVD, it may not operate properly or
damage the video cassette. In this case, turn on the power and wait
for more than two hours for the moisture to evaporate.
Unplug your VCR/DVD before cleaning. Use a damp cloth for clean-
ing. Do not use cleaning fluids or aerosols which could enter the
VCR/DVD and cause damage, fire, or electrical shock. These sub-
stances may also deteriorate the finish of your VCR/DVD.
Auto Head Cleaning
• Automatically cleans video heads as you insert or remove a cas-
sette, so you can see a clear picture.
• Playback picture may become blurred or interrupted while the TV
program reception is clear. Dirt accumulated on the video heads
after a long period of use, or the usage of rental or worn tapes
can cause this problem. If a streaky or snowy picture appears dur-
Connection to power
The mains lead of this product is fitted with a non-rewireable (moulded) plug incorporating a 3A fuse. Should the fuse need to be
replaced, a BSI or ASTA approved BS 1362 fuse marked or and of the same rating as above, which is also indicated on the pin face
of the plug, must be used. Always refit the fuse cover after replacing the fuse. Never use the plug without the fuse cover fitted. In the
unlikely event of the socket outlet in your home not being compatible with the plug supplied,
cut-off the mains plug and fit an appropriate type.
DANGER: The fuse from the cut-off plug should be removed and the cut-off plug destroyed immediately and disposed of in
a safe manner.
Under no circumstances should the cut-off plug be inserted elsewhere into a 13A socket outlet, as a serious
electric shock may occur.
To fit an appropriate plug to the mains lead, follow the instructions below:
IMPORTANT: The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this product may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying the terminals
in your plug, proceed as follows:
- The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the plug terminal which is marked N or coloured black.
- The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the plug terminal which is marked L or coloured red.
Ensure that neither the brown nor the blue wire is connected to the earth terminal in your three-pin plug.
Before replacing the plug cover make sure that:
- If the new fitted plug contains a fuse, its value is the same as that removed from the cut-off plug.
- The cord grip is clamped over the sheath of the mains lead and not simply over the lead wires.
IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBT, CONSULT A QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN.
Note: A 5A fuse is also acceptable for a non-rewireable (moulded) plug which is used for this product.
This is not a malfunction.
SPECIAL NOTE FOR USERS IN THE U.K.
ing playback, the video heads in your VCR/DVD may need to be
1. Please visit your local Audio/Video store and purchase a good qual-
ity VHS Video Head Cleaner.
2. If a Video Head Cleaner does not solve the problem, Please call
our help line mentioned on the front page to locate a sharp
Authorised Service Centre.
If there is Noise Interference on the TV While a
Broadcast is being Received
Depending on the reception condition of the TV, interference may
appear on the TV monitor while you watch a TV broadcast and the
VCR/DVD is left on. This is not a malfunction of the VCR/DVD or the
TV. To watch a TV broadcast, turn off the VCR/DVD.
Do not attempt to service this VCR/DVD yourself. Please refer any
service to the nearest service centre approved by SHARP .
Recording and playback of any material may require consent.
Please refer particularly to the provisions of the copyright Act
1956, the Dramatic and Musical Performers Protection Act 1958,
the Performers Protection Acts 1963 and 1972 and to any sub-
sequent statutory enactments and orders.
This VCR/DVD supports Macrovision copy protection. On DVDs that
include a copy protection code, if the contents of the DVD are copied
using a VCR, the copy protection code prevents the videotape copy
from playing normally.
Apparatus Claims of U.S.Patent Nos. 4,631,603, 4,577,216,
4,819,098 and 4,907,093 licensed for limited viewing uses only.
This product incorporates copyright protection technology that
is protected by method claims of certain U.S. patents and other
intellectual property rights owned by Macrovision Corporation
and other rights owners. Use of this copyright protection tech-
nology must be authorised by Macrovision Corporation, and is
intended for home and other limited viewing uses only unless
otherwise authorised by Macrovision Corporation. Reverse
engineering or disassembly is prohibited.
Recommended Measures for Optimum Picture Excellence
The VCR/DVD is a precision device that is constructed using
extremely accurate technology.
Soiling or friction affecting the pickup lens or disc drive can impair
the image quality. At the worst, neither video nor audio will be
played back. Contact your authorised Sharp supplier for details.
Do not attempt to clean the pickup lens yourself.
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