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To Find The Beginning Of Each Recording (Vhs Index Search System); Searching While Checking The Video Cassette Contents (Intro-Jet Scan) - Panasonic NV-SJ500 Series Operating Instructions Manual

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To Find the Beginning of Each
Recording
(VHS Index Search System)
This VCR automatically records special index signals on the
tape every time a recording is started. The Index search
function makes use of these index signals to let you find the
beginning of a desired programme quickly and easily.
Index signals are automatically recorded in the following
cases:
≥ When you start a recording by pressing the REC button
REC/OTR button
, or DIRECT REC button
≥ When a timer recording starts.
≥ When you press the REC button
during recording.
Conditions for correct operation of the Index search function:
≥ The VCR must be in the stop mode or in the playback
mode.
≥ Each programme recorded on the tape must be at least
minutes long.
Preparations
≥ Display the VCR picture on the TV.
≥ Insert a recorded video cassette.
Operation
1
Press the INDEX button
direction from the current tape position in which the
desired programme is located on the tape) to start the
index search.
For example, if you want to
search for the 2nd recorded
programme in forward direction,
press the INDEX ; button
twice.
≥ The VCR fast-forwards or rewinds the tape and
searches for the specified index signal (the beginning
of the desired recorded programme).
When it has been found, playback star ts automatically.
To Cancel the Index Search or to Stop Playback:
Press the Stop button
.
Notes:
≥ Searching in either direction is possible up to the 20th index
signal.
≥ If you press either of the INDEX button
simply press the other INDEX button
opposite direction) to correct it. In this way, you can reduce
the displayed figure down to 1.
≥ The figure on the VCR display decreases by 1 every time
an index signal is located.
.
on the remote control
(that corresponds to the
VCR display
too many times,
(indicating the
Searching while Checking the
Video Cassette Contents
(Intro-Jet Scan)
This VCR automatically records special index signals on the
tape every time a recording starts. The Intro-Jet Scan function
makes use of these index signals to play back the beginning
of each programme recorded on the cassette one after
another at high speed. This lets you quickly and easily check
the contents of a cassette and find a desired programme.
,
Index signals are automatically recorded in the following
cases:
≥ When you start a recording by pressing the REC button
REC/OTR button
, or DIRECT REC button
≥ When a timer recording starts.
≥ When you press the REC button
during recording.
Conditions for correct operation of the Intro-Jet Scan function:
5
≥ The cassette must have been ejected after the timer
recordings were performed.
≥ VCR must be switched on, be in the playback mode or be in
the standby mode.
≥ Each programme recorded on the tape must be at least 15
minutes long.
Preparations
≥ Display the VCR picture on the TV.
≥ Insert a recorded video cassette.
Operations
1
Press the SEARCH button
≥ After rewinding the tape to the beginning, the VCR
plays it back at high speed for approximately
10 seconds. It then fast-forwards the tape to the next
tape position marked by an index signal (beginning of
a programme), and every time an index signal is
found, the VCR switches over to high-speed playback
(Cue) for about 10 seconds.
2
When you have found the programme that you want to
view, press the Play button
To Cancel the Intro-Jet Scan or to Stop Playback:
Press the Stop button
Note:
≥ If you press the SEARCH button
has finished, but before ejecting that cassette, the
Programme List Search (for details, see page 26) will be
activated instead of the Intro-Jet Scan.
.
on the remote control
to start the Intro-Jet Scan.
INTRO-JET SCAN
to start normal playback.
.
after a timer recording
,
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