Should your DVD/VCR become inoperative, do not
try to correct the problem yourself. There are no
user-serviceable parts inside. Turn off, unplug the
power cord, and please call our help line at 1-800-
448-2244 to locate an Authorized Service Center.
CLEANING THE CABINET
Use a soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild deter-
gent solution. Do not use a solution containing alco-
hol, spirits, ammonia or abrasives.
When a disc becomes dirty, clean it with a cleaning
cloth. Wipe the disc from the center out. Do not wipe
in a circular motion.
Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner, com-
mercially available cleaners, detergent, abrasive
cleaning agents or antistatic spray intended for ana-
Use discs which have the following logos on them.
(Optical audio digital discs.)
Handle the discs so that fingerprints and dust do not
adhere to the surfaces of the discs.
Always store the disc in its protective case when it is
Make your contribution to the environment!!!
• Used up batteries do not belong in the dust bin.
• You can dispose of them at a collection point for used up batteries or special waste.
Contact your city office or consult the yellowpages for details.
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CLEANING THE DISC LENS
If the DVD/VCR still does not perform properly
when it is operated while referring to the relevant
sections and to "TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE" in
this Owner's Manual, the laser optical pickup unit
may be dirty. Consult your dealer or an Authorized
Service Center for inspection and cleaning of the
laser optical pickup unit.
AUTO HEAD CLEANING
• Automatically cleans video heads as you insert or remove a cas-
sette, so you can see a clear picture.
• Playback picture may become blurred or interrupted while the TV
program reception is clear. Dirt accumulated on the video heads
after long periods of use, or the usage of rental or worn tapes can
cause this problem. If a streaky or snowy picture appears during
playback, the video heads in your DVD/VCR may need to be
1. Please visit your local Audio/Video store and purchase a good
quality VHS Video Head Cleaner.
2. If a Video Head Cleaner does not solve the problem, please call
our help line at 1-800-448-2244 to locate an Authorized Service
• Remember to read the instructions included with the video head
cleaner before use.
• Clean video heads only when problems occur.
To clean-off, use a soft cloth.
Do not use a hard cloth since this will mar the disc.
Wipe the disc in a straight line from center to edge.
Never wipe with a circular motion.
Do not use detergent or abrasive cleaning agents.