01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB1 9/8/02 4:28 AM Page 1 VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER Hi-Fi NICAM & A2 STEREO SV-643F Instruction Manual M.A./MINUT. EJECT RALENTI SHUTTLE STAB. ANNUL./RàZ IM/IM INDEX ALIGN.AUTO ENTRÉE RÉPÉT. MARCHE/MINUT. AUDIO AFFICHAGE AJUST. EJECT LECTURE R.R. A.R. ENRG. MENU VIDEO G AUDIO D ENRG.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB1 9/8/02 4:28 AM Page 2 Contents Contents (cont.) OREWORD LAYING Playing a Cassette..................Safety Instructions ..................Adjusting Picture Alignment Automatically ............ VCR O VERVIEWS Adjusting Picture Alignment Manually ............Front View of the VCR................... Intelligent Picture Control ................
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB1 9/8/02 4:28 AM Page 4 Safety Instructions Front View of the VCR The following illustrations represent precautions. STANDBY/ON EJECT VIDEO CASSETTE PLAY BUTTON BUTTON COMPARTMENT BUTTON The lightning bolt is a warning sign alerting you to dangerous voltage inside the product.
RECORDING SPEED SELECTION BUTTON TIMER BUTTON Accessories TV/VCR BUTTON AUDIO DUBBING BUTTON You have just purchased a SAMSUNG Video Cassette Recorder (VCR). Together with your VCR, you will find the following accessories in the box. REMOTE CONTROL & OWNER’S INSTRUCTIONS COAXIAL CABLE...
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB1 9/8/02 4:28 AM Page 8 Connecting Your VCR to the TV using the Coaxial Deciding How to Connect Your VCR Cable and SCART cable You must take into account various factors when connecting audio or video systems: To receive television programmes a signal must be received from...
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB1 9/8/02 4:28 AM Page 10 Connecting Your VCR to the Satellite receiver or Other Connecting a Decoder for scrambled PAY TV broadcasts Equipment This VCR is fully equipped to receive scrambled Pay TV broadcasts. Example: CANAL+ or Premiere broadcasts.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB1 9/8/02 4:28 AM Page 12 Plug & Auto Set Up Your VCR will automatically set itself up when it is plugged into the mains for the first time. TV stations will be stored in memory. The process takes a few minutes. Your VCR will then be ready for use.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB2 9/8/02 4:32 AM Page 13 Inserting Batteries in the Remote Control You must insert or replace the batteries in the remote control when you: Purchase the video cassette recorder Find that the remote control is no longer working...
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB2 9/8/02 4:32 AM Page 14 Displaying/Hiding On-Screen Information Presetting the Stations Automatically You do not need to preset the stations if you have already Your VCR displays most information both on the VCR and the set them automatically (see Plug & Auto Set Up on page 12).
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB2 9/8/02 4:32 AM Page 16 Presetting the Stations Manually Clearing a Preset Station You do not need to preset the stations manually if you have already set them automatically. If you have stored a TV station: To enable the VCR to decode a scrambled TV station, the That you do not require decoder must be switched on.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB2 9/8/02 4:32 AM Page 18 Changing the Preset Station Table Switching between the TV and VCR Modes The TV/VCR button allows you to record one channel with the VCR You can rearrange the preset TV stations according to your own while you watch another channel on the TV.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB2 9/8/02 4:32 AM Page 20 Selecting the Cassette Type NICAM If you wish to use the tape counter to display the time remaining on NICAM programmes are divided into 3 types. NICAM Stereo, NICAM Mono and Bilingual (transmission in another language).
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB2 9/8/02 4:32 AM Page 22 Protecting a Recorded Cassette Recording a Programme with Automatic Stop Video cassettes have a safety tab to prevent accidental erasure. This function enables you to record up to nine hours of When this tab has been removed, you cannot record on the tape.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB3 9/8/02 4:45 AM Page 24 Using the ShowView Feature Modifying ShowView Programming Before presetting your VCR: If you wish to correct the programme displayed or modify certain elements, such as the recording Switch on both the television and your VCR speed, you can do so before you press MENU a second time to confirm.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB3 9/8/02 4:45 AM Page 26 Using the TIMER Programming Feature Checking a Preset Recording The TIMER Programming feature allows you to preset the VCR to record a programme up to one month before that programme is to You can check your preset recordings: be broadcast.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB3 9/8/02 4:45 AM Page 28 Playing a Cassette Intelligent Picture Control This function allows you to play back any pre-recorded cassette. The Intelligent Picture Control Feature allows you to adjust the Switch on both the television and your VCR.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB3 9/8/02 4:45 AM Page 30 Format 16:9 (Wide Screen) Selecting the Audio Output Mode Your VCR can automatically read a 16:9 signal from the AV2 input or a prerecorded 16:9 tape. It can broadcast a 16:9 signal through You can select the mode in which the sound is reproduced on the a 21 pin scart cable.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB3 9/8/02 4:45 AM Page 32 Playing a Cassette in Slow Motion You can play a cassette in slow motion. No sound is heard when playing back a cassette in slow motion. RALENTI Press: ❿ II to start playing the cassette...
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB4 9/8/02 4:36 AM Page 33 Picture Search, Fast Forward/Rewind Picture Search enables you to Fast Forward or Rewind and look for a particular part of a tape. Press PLAY, the VCR will enter normal play mode. While in play, press and release the ❿...
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB4 9/8/02 4:36 AM Page 34 Auto Repeat Play VPS/PDC Default You can set repeat play to repeat the tape continuously from Programme VPS/PDC is a system of telling the VCR when a beginning to end. programme actually starts. Typically, when you want to record a programme you will tell the VCR to start recording, probably, five Press MENU on the remote control.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB4 9/8/02 4:36 AM Page 36 ShowView EXTEND Connecting an RCA Audio/Video Input Cable To prevent delays or over-runs the VCR has a function called ShowView EXTEND allowing you to extend the recording time by You can connect other audio/video equipment to your VCR using up to 60 minutes.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB4 9/8/02 4:36 AM Page 38 Using the Assemble Edit Function Audio Dubbing a Pre-recorded Cassette This function allows you to start a new recording at a specific With the Audio Dubbing function, you erase the previously position on the cassette while maintaining a very smooth scene recorded sound and replace it with a new soundtrack from: change.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB4 9/8/02 4:36 AM Page 40 Auto Power Off Technical Specifications The Auto Power Off feature automatically turns off your VCR if no Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. signal is received and you do not press any button for the selected time.
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB4 9/8/02 4:36 AM Page 42 Problems and Solutions TV Frequency Table (System-L'/L) 001~004 :L’ 120~142 :CATV 005~010 :L-VHF 170~199 :CATV Before contacting the after-sales service, perform the following simple checks. 021~069 :L-UHF 201~221 :CATV 070~085 :CATV Problem Explanation/Solution...
01229A SV-643F/XEF-GB4 9/8/02 4:36 AM Page 44 TV Frequency Table (System-B/G, I, D/K) 002~012 :CCIR STD VHF 244~250 :MOROCCO Germany Netherlands Belguim Morocco 013~020 :ITALY 251~255 :BELGUIM Spain Denmark Greece Yugoslavia 021~069 :CCIR STD UHF Italy Finland Portugal 071~075 :CCIR CABLE...