Turn on the unit.
Turn on the TV and select the AV mode.
Slide the TV/CABLE/DBS/DVD switch to DVD.
BASIC OPERATIONS ON DV DECK
Load a cassette. Make sure the window side is up, the rear
label side is facing you and the arrow on the front of the
cassette is pointed toward the unit.
Do not apply too much pressure when inserting.
If the erase protection switch is set to ASAVEB, playback begins
automatically. It takes about 15 seconds until the playback
picture appears. However, when APOWER SAVEB is set to AONB
(A pg. 72), playback will not begin automatically even though a
cassette with its erase protection switch set to ASAVEB is
The unit's power comes on automatically.
Press DV/HDD/DVD SELECT on the unit repeatedly or DV on
the remote control so that the DV lamp lights up on the unit.
Find the program start point. If the tape is advanced past the
start point, press O. To go forward, press N.
Press I to start playback.
Press o to stop playback.
To eject the cassette, press M (DV).
Clean the video heads using a dry cleaning cassette
- M-DV12CL - when:
No picture during playback.
Block noise appears during playback.
AUSE CLEANING CASSETTEB appears on the screen.
The heads get dirty in the following cases:
in an environment prone to extreme temperature or humidity
in a dusty environment
flaw, dirt or mould on video tapes
continuous usage for a long time
This unit does not support playback of DV tapes with HD format
When you record a tape on the DV deck with the recording speed
set to ALPB, it is recommended to play back that tape back on this
DV deck. Digital video recorder from other manufacturers may not
be able to play back the tape properly.
It is possible to play back on the DV deck and the HDD/DVD deck
simultaneously. However, either DVD or HDD can be played at
the same time.
Accidental erasure prevention
To prevent accidental recording on a recorded cassette, set its
erase protection switch to ASAVEB. To record on it later, set the
switch to ARECB.
can be used with the DV deck.
Erase protection switch