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Using the Tape Counter
The tape counter:
Indicates the elapsed time in the play and record modes
(hours, minutes and seconds)
Is reset when a cassette is inserted in the VCR
Allows you to find the beginning of a sequence easily
If the remaining time is to be calculated correctly, you
must indicate the type of cassette being used.
Insert a cassette in your VCR.
To set the tape counter to zero at the beginning of a sequence:
or DISPLAY twice to display the counter
Press CLR/RST when you want to set the tape counter to
When you are ready,
Start playback or Recording.
To fast-froward or rewind to the sequence at which the
counter was set to zero, press
Some VCR information, such as the counter, can be
displayed on the television screen (unless you have
deactivated the OSD mode; refer to page 17).
Once to display the current function, programme
number, recording speed (SV-H620K/SV-H80K only),
date, time and counter
Twice to display the counter only
Three times to display the time remaining on the
Four times to clear the display
Connecting an RCA Audio/Video Input Cable
You can connect other audio/video equipment to your VCR using
audio/video cables if the appropriate outputs are available on the
You wish to copy a video cassette with the help of a
second VCR (see page 40).
You wish to play back and/or copy pictures taken
with a camcorder (see page 40).
Make sure that both the television and the VCR are
switched off before connecting the cables.
Connect one end of the RCA audio/video cable into the VIDEO
socket on the front of the VCR.
Plug the other end of the audio/video cable into the appropriate
output connector on the other system (VCR or camcorder).
Connect one end of the RCA audio cable into the AUDIO sockets
on the front of the VCR.
Take care to respect the colour coding of the left and right
Plug the other end of the audio cable into the appropriate output
connectors on the other system (VCR, camcorder or Hi-Fi sound