Setting Of The Colour System Select Buttons
* "NTSC[PAL" appears during playback only.
The built-in multi-system tuner is capable of receiving PAL B/G, I and D/K, and SECAM B/G and D/K broadcasts.
PAL B/G, I, D/K
This model does not operate in BRAZIL (PAL-M) or ARGENTINA (PAL-N).
INFORMATION ON MULTI-SYSTEM COMPATIBILITY
(B/G, I, D/K)
Use the COLOUR SYSTEM button on the recorder's front panel
to select the colour system. Pressing this button changes the
mode as illustrated on the left. The On-Screen display will show
which mode is selected.
Usually set to this mode. This mode
(Colour Signal) automatically detects PAL, NTSC, SECAM
or MESECAM and adjusts to the colour
system being recorded or played back.
When it does not perform properly, set the
colour system manually.
For recording, there is a choice of 4
(Colour Signal) selectable modes; PAL/MESECAM/NTSC
3.58/NTSC4.43. Select the mode that
matches the colour signal being received.
For playback, there is an additional mode
which allows NTSC tapes to be played
back and viewed on PAL TVs.
In the AUTO mode, NTSC signals will be automatically
recorded as NTSC 3.58.
In the AUTO mode, NTSC tapes will be played back as NTSC
SECAM signals will always be recorded as MESECAM. Select
the AUTO or the MESECAM mode when recording SECAM
When playing back a SECAM tape, select the AUTO or the
MESECAM mode. The playback picture will always be
In the NTSC4.43 mode, with some TVs, on-screen displays
(Program screen etc.) may roll up or down and there may be a
loss of colour. When this happens, select the AUTO mode.