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Playback Function; Normal Playback; Auto Repeat Playback; Search Functions - Hitachi DV PF74U Instruction Manual

Dvd/vcr combo (dvd player with video cassette recorder)
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NORMAL PLAYBACK

1
Insert a prerecorded tape. The DVD/VCR will
turn on.
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If the safety tab has been removed, the
DVD/VCR will start playback automatically.
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If a cassette is in DVD/VCR, STOP sym-
bol appears in TV screen when turning on the
DVD/VCR(VCR mode), and "
front panel display.
2
Turn on the TV and set the TV to channel 3.
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If noise appears, change the RF output channel of the
DVD/VCR to channel 4 by pressing PLAY for 3 seconds
during playback. Then select the same channel (CH4) on
your TV. (See "RF Output Channel" on page 14 for more
details.)
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If you connect a TV to the DVD/VCR using AV
cable, set the TV to channel AUX. (VIDEO)
3
Begin playback by pressing PLAY.
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Tracking adjustment will be done automatically
(Digital Tracking function) when you start playback.
To adjust the tracking manually, press SKIP/CH on
the remote or CHANNEL (o/p) on the DVD/VCR.
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When a tape has reached the end, the DVD/VCR will rewind
the tape to the beginning and eject the tape automatically.
4
To stop playback, press STOP.
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If no corresponding symbols appear on the display
when you press buttons such as PLAY, REC/OTR,
D or E, that means no cassette tape is in the
DVD/VCR. Please insert a tape.
Counter Reset
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You can reset the counter by pressing
CLEAR/C.RESET on the remote control.
STILL/SLOW
You can freeze the picture on TV screen by pressing
PAUSE/STEP during playback.
¡You can advance the picture one frame at a time by
pressing PAUSE/STEP during the Still mode.
¡You cannot manually adjust the tracking of a still pic-
ture. However, if the picture begins to vibrate vertical-
ly during the still mode, you can stabilize the picture by
pressing CH (o/p).
¡If the picture is distorted or rolling vertically, adjust the
vertical hold control on your TV, if so equipped.
¡You can watch in the slow motion by pressing SLOW
during playback or the still mode.
¡If a noise bar appears on the TV screen, you can reduce
it by pressing CH (o/p).
¡After the DVD/VCR has been in Still/Slow mode for 5
minutes, it will stop automatically to protect the tape
and the video head from damage.
¡To return to playback, press PLAY.

PLAYBACK FUNCTION

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AUTO REPEAT PLAYBACK

This feature allows you to play a tape over and over.
1
Select main menu by pressing MENU.
2
Select "AUTO REPEAT" by pressing K or L.
3
Begin auto repeat playback by pressing
so that ON appears next to "AUTO REPEAT".
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If the on-screen menu still remains, press
CLEAR/C.RESET to exit the menu.
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To cancel the Auto repeat mode, press B at step [3]
so that OFF appears next to "AUTO REPEAT".

SEARCH FUNCTIONS

PICTURE SEARCH
If you want to skip or repeat a scene during playback,
press D or E.
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Press it again and the DVD/VCR will now search at
super high speed. (in the LP/SLP modes only).
INDEX SEARCH
An index mark will be assigned at the beginning of each
recording you make. You may skip to a specific marked
point by following the steps below.
1
Press SEARCH MODE so that the Index
Search menu appears.
2
Enter the number of recordings you wish to
skip by pressing K or L
within 30 seconds.
3
Press
B
or { to start index search.
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If you want to go in the forward direction, press
If you want to go in the reverse direction, press
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If you want to stop search function, press STOP.
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After index search, the DVD/VCR will play the tape
automatically.
TIME SEARCH
This feature allows you to go to a specific point on a
tape by entering the exact amount of time you wish to
skip in order to reach the point.
1
Press SEARCH MODE so that the Time
Search menu appears.
2
Enter your desired time to
skip by pressing K or L
within 30 seconds.
3
Press B or { to start time search.
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If you want to go in the forward direction, press
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If you want to go in the reverse direction, press
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If you want to stop search function, press STOP.
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After time search, the DVD/VCR will play the tape
automatically.
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INDEX SEARCH
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TIME SEARCH
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