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Before Requesting Service - Panasonic NV-SJ550AM Operating Instructions Manual

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Before Requesting Service

Message of On Screen Display
The error message is indicated in brackets [
[PLEASE PUT IN A VIDEO CASSETTE.]
– REC/OTR button
or DIRECT REC button
video cassette inserted.
Insert a video cassette.
[PLEASE STOP THE TAPE.]
– [TUNER PRESET] has been selected during playback.
Stop the tape.
[PLEASE SET THE CLOCK.]
– TIMER (REC) button
PROG./CHECK button
clock is not set.
Set the clock.
[PLEASE USE A CASSETTE WITH TAB.]
– REC/OTR button
or DIRECT REC button
video cassette with an intact erasure prevention tab.
Use a video cassette with an intact erasure prevention tab.
[NO TIMER RECORDING HAS BEEN SET.]
– TIMER (REC) button
programmes.
Set timer recording.
[TIMER PROGRAMMES ARE FULL.]
– G-CODE/SV button
16 programmes have been already set.
Cancel unnecessary programmes.
[VCR IS IN THE TIMER STANDBY MODE.]
– POWER button
has been pressed during the timer
standby mode.
Press the TIMER (REC) button
the timer standby mode.
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(REC button
), TIMER (REC) button
has been pressed without a
, G-CODE/SV button
has been pressed when the
(REC button
), TIMER (REC) button
has been pressed without a
has been pressed with no timer
has been pressed when
to release the VCR from
The VCR will not operate correctly
The symptom description is indicated in brackets [
[The VCR display is not illuminated.]
– The mains lead has not been connected.
Connect the mains lead to the mains supply.
[The VCR display is illuminated but the VCR will not
operate.]
– The VCR is in the timer mode.
Press the TIMER (REC) button
manually.
– Safety devices are operating.
Disconnect the mains lead and wait for 1 minute.
Reconnect the mains supply and check functions.
– Dew may have formed.
Do not operate the VCR for 1 hour.
or
[An unknown language appears on the TV screen.]
– The language setting has been set to an unknown
language.
Select the desired language. See page 10.
Playback will not operate correctly
The symptom description is indicated in brackets [
[The picture is noisy or is not in color.
Horizontal bars or lines run down the screen.]
– Tracking is not correct.
Adjust the tracking. See page 29.
– The TV has not been tuned to the VCR.
Tune the TV to the VCR. See page 6.
– The video heads are clogged or worn.
Consult your dealer for further advice.
– The playback picture is distorted when using an E300 type
video cassette that was recorded in the LP or EP mode.
We recommend that you use video cassettes other than
type E300.
– The playback picture is distorted when you record the tape
in the EP mode using MESECAM system.
However, this is not a malfunction.
We recommend PAL system for recording in the EP mode.
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to operate the VCR
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