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GoVideo DVD/VCR Combo User Manual

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  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions WARNING RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the product’s enclosure that may be of...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION: PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS OWNER’S MANUAL AND THOSE MARKED ON THE UNIT. RETAIN THIS BOOKLET FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. This set has been designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use can result in electric shock or fire hazard. The safeguards incorporated in this unit will protect you if you observe the following procedures for installation, use, and servicing.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (Continued) 18. Accessories Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the man- ufacturer or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over. 19.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction Safety Precautions ......2 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS..3-4 Table of Contents .
  • Page 6: Before Use

    Before Use Playable Discs (8 cm / 12 cm disc) Audio CD (8 cm / 12 cm disc) In addition, this unit can play a CD-R or CD-RW that contains audio titles or MP3 files. Notes – Depending on the conditions of the recording equip- ment or the CD-R/RW disc itself, some CD-R/RW discs cannot be played on the unit.
  • Page 7: Precautions

    Before Use (Continued) Precautions Handling the unit When shipping the unit Retain your original shipping carton and packing materi- als. For maximum protection, re-pack the unit as it was originally packaged at the factory. When setting up the unit The picture or sound of nearby electrical equipment may cause distortion during playback.
  • Page 8: Front Panel

    Front Panel VCR EJECT ( Z Z ) Ejects the tape in the VCR deck. DVD EJECT ( Z Z ) Opens or closes the disc tray to load or unload discs. Disc Tray (DVD deck) Insert a disc here. Press to copy a DVD in the DVD deck to a VHS tape in the VCR deck (see page 25).
  • Page 9: Front Panel Display

    Display Window DVD DVD inserted. CD Audio CD inserted. y B Indicates A-B repeat mode. ALL Indicates repeat all mode. ANGLE active. MP3 MP3 disc inserted. PROG. Programmed playback active. PROG. TITLE CH DVD+VCR is tuned to Channel XX. SAP Indicates when a SAP BILINGUAL broadcast is being received.
  • Page 10: Remote Control

    Remote Control DVD, VCR & TV select buttons Sets the remote control to operate either the DVD deck, the VCR deck or TV. POWER Turns the DVD+VCR ON and OFF. DISPLAY Accesses on-screen display. Switches among the clock, tape counter and tape remaining modes on the display.
  • Page 11: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel DVD/VHS OUT (VIDEO/AUDIO (Left/Right)) Connect to a TV or A/V receiver with video and audio inputs. VHS IN LINE 1 (VIDEO IN/AUDIO IN (Left/Right)) Connect the audio/video output of an external source (Audio system, TV/Monitor, Another VCR). AC Power Cord Plug into the power source.
  • Page 12: Connections

    Connections Tips Depending on your TV and other equipment you wish to connect, there are various ways you could connect the DVD+VCR. Use only one of the connections described below. Please refer to the manuals of your TV, VCR, Stereo System or other devices as necessary to make the best connections.
  • Page 13: Basic Tv Connections

    Connections (Continued) Basic TV Connections Make one of the following connections, depending on the capabilities of your existing equipment. Due to Macrovision encoding, you may not be able to view DVDs when connecting the DVD+VCR to a TV/VCR combination unit. RF coaxial connection Connect the RF OUT jack on the DVD+VCR to the antenna in jack on the TV using the 75-ohm Coaxial...
  • Page 14: Optional Equipment Connections

    Connections (Continued) Optional Equipment Connections Note You can listen to DVD audio through the COAXIAL (C) or AUDIO OUT (A2) connectors. The TV tuner and VCR will still be listened to via the RF.OUT (R) or DVD/VHS AUDIO OUT (A1) jack. Connecting to an amplifier equipped with two channel analog stereo or Dolby Surround Connect the Left and Right AUDIO OUT (or DVD/VHS...
  • Page 15: Vcr Setup

    VCR Setup On-Screen Display (OSD) Some of these functions will be displayed momentarily when the VCR is operated. ❶ ❷ ❸ ❹ PLAY HI-FI CH 4 STEREO JUL 5 , THU 2:15 PM ❻ ❼ ❶ TAPE SPEED DISPLAY Shows the current tape speed. ❷...
  • Page 16: The Vcr Setup Menu

    VCR Setup (Continued) The VCR Setup Menu Press VCR, then press SETUP/MENU to display the MAIN menu. Press 3 3 or 4 4 to select the VCR SETUP menu, then press ENTER. The VCR SETUP menu will appear. SET CLOCK SCREEN DISPLAY: TIMER RECORD LANGUAGE:...
  • Page 17: Setting The Clock

    VCR Setup (Continued) Setting the Clock The VCR allows two ways to set the time and date: the Auto Clock Feature or manually. The Auto Clock Feature enables the VCR to set up the clock when the VCR is turned off. Things to know before starting The clock uses the 12-hour system.
  • Page 18: Dvd Setup

    DVD Setup General Information This manual gives the basic instructions for operating the DVD+VCR. Some DVDs require specific operation or allow only limited operation during playback. When this occurs, the symbol appears on the TV screen, indicating that the operation is not permitted by the DVD+VCR or is not available on the disc.
  • Page 19: Initial Settings

    DVD Setup (Continued) Initial Settings You can set your own Personal Preferences on the DVD+VCR. Initial Settings General Operation Press DVD, then press SETUP/MENU to display the SETUP menu. Disc Audio Original Disc Subtitle English Disc Menu French Rating German Password Spanish Aspect Ratio...
  • Page 20: Sound

    DVD Setup (Continued) Sound Digital Audio Output Each DVD disc has a variety of audio output options. Set the DVD+VCR’s Digital Audio Output according to the type of audio system you use. DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM: Select DOLBY DIGITAL/PCM if you connected the DVD+VCR’s DIGITAL AUDIO OUT jack to a Dolby Digital decoder (or an amplifier or other equipment with a Dolby Digital decoder) for 5.1 channel surround sound.
  • Page 21: Parental Control

    DVD Setup (Continued) Parental Control Rating Movies on DVDs may contain scenes not suitable for children. Therefore, discs may contain Parental Control information that applies to the complete disc or to certain scenes on the disc. These scenes are rated from 1 to 8, and alternatively, more suitable scenes are available for selection on some discs.
  • Page 22: Vcr Operation

    VCR Operation Normal Playback Preparations: Turn on the TV. Tune the TV to the DVD+VCR output channel (CH 3 or 4) or set the TV’s source selector to VIDEO. If a direct VIDEO/AUDIO connection is made between the VCR and the TV, set the TV’s source selector to VIDEO. Insert a prerecorded video cassette.
  • Page 23: Normal Recording

    VCR Operation (Continued) Normal Recording Preparations: Turn on the power of both the VCR and TV. Tune the TV to the DVD+VCR output channel (CH 3 or 4) or set the TV’s source selector to VIDEO. Insert the video cassette that the safety tab is in place.
  • Page 24: Timer Recording

    VCR Operation (Continued) Press 4 4 to choose the SPEED item. 1 1 0 0 Press 1 1 or 2 2 to choose the desired recording speed (AUTO, SP or EP). The AUTO mode determines how much tape is left and switches speed from SP to EP, if necessary, to complete recording the program.
  • Page 25: One-Touch Recording

    VCR Operation (Continued) One-Touch Recording One-Touch Recording allows you to make a recording easily of a preset length without using the program timer. Preparations: Turn on the power of both the VCR and the TV. Be sure the TV is set to the VCR output channel (3 or 4). If a direct VIDEO/AUDIO connection is made between the VCR and the TV, set the TV’s source selector to VIDEO.
  • Page 26: Vhs Hi-Fi Stereo System/Mts Broadcast

    VCR Operation (Continued) VHS Hi-FI Stereo System/ MTS Broadcast This VCR is equipped with the VHS Hi-Fi audio sound system for recording and playback. The information below gives a brief description of Hi-Fi audio and how to record and play a tape in the Hi-Fi audio mode. Playback with Hi-Fi Stereo Audio Sound A stereo TV with AUDIO/VIDEO input jacks or a stereo audio system is required for true stereo playback.
  • Page 27: Tape Counter Memory Feature

    VCR Operation (Continued) Tape Counter Memory Feature Real-Time Counter Shows length of tape run in hours, minutes, and sec- onds (refer to the left). Press CLK/CNT to select the real-time counter display. Every press of CLK/CNT changes the TV screen as illustrated below.
  • Page 28: Dvd And Audio Cd Operation

    DVD and Audio CD Operation Playing a DVD and Audio CD Playback Setup Turn on the TV and select the video input source con- nected to the DVD+VCR. Audio system: Turn on the audio system and select the input source connected to the DVD+VCR.
  • Page 29: Still Picture And Frame-By-Frame Playback

    DVD and Audio CD Operation (Continued) General Features (continued) Still Picture and Frame-by-frame playback DVD Video Discs 1 Press PAUSE/STEP during playback. The DVD+VCR will now go into PAUSE mode. 2 With a DVD, You can advance the picture frame by frame by pressing PAUSE/STEP repeatedly on the remote control.
  • Page 30: Time Search

    DVD and Audio CD Operation (Continued) General Features (Continued) Time Search 0:16:57 - : - - : - - The Time Search function allows you to start playing at any chosen time on the disc. 1 Press DISPLAY during playback. The on-screen dis- play appears on the screen.
  • Page 31: Special Dvd Features

    DVD and Audio CD Operation (Continued) Special DVD Features (Continued) Checking the contents of DVD Video discs: Menus DVDs may contain menus that allow you to access spe- cial features. To use the disc menu, press DISC MENU. Then, press the appropriate number button to select an option.
  • Page 32: Mp3 Operation

    MP3 Operation Notes on MP3 Discs About MP3 An MP3 file is audio data compressed by using MPEG1, the audio layer-3 file-coding scheme. We call files that have the .mp3 file extension MP3 files. The DVD+VCR cannot read an MP3 file that has a file extension other than .mp3.
  • Page 33: Programmed Playback With Audio Cd

    MP3 Operation (Continued) Programmed Playback with MP3 Discs Program allows you to store your favorite tracks for a particular disc in the DVD+VCR memory. Program can contain 60 tracks. Follow steps 2 - 3 of MP3 Playing an MP3 disc on page 32.
  • Page 34: Controlling The Tv With Remote Control

    Controlling the TV with remote control Your remote control operates the common features of most, but not all, models and brands of IR (infrared) controlled TVs. In the chart, find the code corresponding to your brand of operational TV. While holding down the TV button, enter the 2-digit code number using the number buttons (0 - 9).
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service. Symptom The power cord is disconnected. No power. The power is on, but No disc is inserted. No tape is inserted. the DVD+VCR does not work.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting (Continued) Symptom Cause Some channels are Those channels were deleted with the CH. ADD/DEL option. skipped over when using CH(v v /V V ). Picture and sound of Antenna or cables are loose. broadcasting channel are weak or missing. Wrong CHANNEL SOURCE option is being used.
  • Page 37: Language Code List

    Language Code List Enter the appropriate code number for the initial settings “Disc Audio”, “Disc Subtitle” and/or “Disc Menu” (See page 19). Code Language Code Language 6566 Abkhazian 7074 Fiji 6565 Afar 7073 Finnish 6570 Afrikaans 7082 French 8381 Albanian 7089 Frisian 6577...
  • Page 38: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications General Power requirements AC 120V , 60 Hz Power consumption Dimensions (approx.) 430 X 97.5 X 360 mm (16.9 x 3.9 x 14.2 inches) (w x h x d) Mass (approx.) 5.4 kg (11.9 lbs) Operating temperature 5˚C to 40˚C (41˚F to 104˚F) Operating humidity 5 % to 90 % Signal system...
  • Page 39: Warranty

    (Original Equipment Manufacturer) replacement parts are used in the repair of your Go-Video product. What the Owner Must Do If Service is Required If service under this warranty is required, log onto “” to determine the nearest authorized Go-Video service center.

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