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JVC HR-S6600EK Instructions Manual

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VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER
HR-S6600EK
TV
TV/VCR
AUDIO
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VPS/PDC
DAILY/QTDN.
WEEKLY/HEBDO
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AUX
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START
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DATE
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DEBUT
FIN
PROG
EXPRESS
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PROG
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TIMER
STANDBY/ON
C. RESET
REC LINK
TV PROG
INSTRUCTIONS
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CONTENTS
Safety Precautions ............................. 2
Some Do's And Don'ts ..................... 4
CHECK THE CONTENTS .................. 5
INSTALLATION ................................ 6
AUTO SET UP .................................. 8
T-V LINK
T-V LINK Functions ......................... 11
Playback ......................................... 12
Recording ....................................... 14
Tape Type ....................................... 21
To Tape Characteristics ................... 22
While Editing .................................. 27
Edit From A Camcorder ................... 28
Recorder ......................................... 29
Recording ....................................... 32
Other Functions .............................. 34
Clock Set ........................................ 39
Video Channel Set .......................... 40
Tuner Set ......................................... 42
VIDEO Plus+ Setup ......................... 49
Troubleshooting .............................. 50
Questions And Answers .................. 52
Index .............................................. 53
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Back Cover
LPT0290-001A

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER HR-S6600EK TV/VCR AUDIO – –:– – VPS/PDC DAILY/QTDN. WEEKLY/HEBDO 0000 START STOP DATE DEBUT PROG EXPRESS PROG 30 SEC TIMER STANDBY/ON C. RESET TV PROG REC LINK TV PROG INSTRUCTIONS CONTENTS SAFETY FIRST Safety Precautions ... 2 Some Do's And Don'ts ...
  • Page 2: Safety First

    In the unlikely event of the plug fuse failing be sure to replace the fuse only with an identical approved type, as originally fitted, and to replace the fuse cover. If the fuse fails again consult your nearest JVC dealer.
  • Page 3 ABOUT HEAD CLEANING Accumulation of dirt and other particles on the video heads may cause the playback picture to become blurred or interrupted. Be sure to contact your nearest JVC dealer if such troubles occur.
  • Page 4: Some Do's And Don'ts

    Some Do's And Don'ts On The Safe Use Of Equipment This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards but, like any electrical equipment, care must be taken if you are to obtain the best results and safety is to be assured. read the operating instructions before you attempt to use the equipment.
  • Page 5: Quick Set Up Guide

    QUICK SET UP GUIDE Dear Customer, Thank you for purchasing this JVC Video Cassette Recorder. Please use this QUICK SET UP GUIDE to help you to set up your video cassette recorder. CHECK THE CONTENTS CHECK ALL THE CONTENTS SHOWN BELOW...
  • Page 6: Installation

    INSTALLATION CONNECT VIDEO RECORDER TO TV Place the recorder on a stable, flat surface. Back of TV Aerial connector 21-pin AV input connector (SCART) Mains Power Cord Mains outlet RF CONNECTION To connect to a TV with NO 21-pin AV input connector (SCART) .
  • Page 7: S-video Connection

    Back of TV AUDIO IN connectors S-VIDEO IN connector Aerial connector Mains outlet Mains Power Cord Back of Recorder S-VIDEO CONNECTION To connect to a TV with S-VIDEO/AUDIO IN connectors . . . 1– Connect the aerial, recorder and TV as per "RF CONNEC- TION"...
  • Page 8: Auto Set Up

    AUTO SET UP SET THE TUNER CHANNELS, CLOCK, GUIDE PROGRAM NUMBERS AND VIDEO CHANNEL* The Auto Set Up function sets the tuner channels, clock, VIDEO Plus+ assigned Guide Program numbers and the video channel* automatically the first time the cord has been plugged into a mains outlet. * Useful if you have connected the video recorder to your TV via RF connection ( pg.
  • Page 9: Preset Download

    PRESET DOWNLOAD SET THE TUNER CHANNELS BY DOWNLOADING FROM YOUR TV, CLOCK AND GUIDE PROGRAM NUMBERS When you connect the recorder and your TV via fully-wired 21-pin SCART cable ( by downloading preset data from your TV instead of using the Auto Set Up function ( recorder sets the clock and VIDEO Plus+ assigned Guide Program numbers automatically.
  • Page 10 For RF connection users: In certain reception conditions, the Video Channel may not be set correctly and interference may appear in the TV picture while the recorder's power is on. Set your Video Channel manually. If you have any difficulty with the above procedures call the JVC Customer Service Hot Line on 0181 208 7654 QUICK SET UP GUIDE (cont.)
  • Page 11: T-v Link Functions

    For details, refer to the instruction manual for your TV. VCR Auto Standby You can use your TV's remote control to turn off the recorder. For details, refer to the instruction manual for your TV.
  • Page 12: Basic Operations

    When using the AV connection ( pg. 6), initiating playback causes the VCR indicator to light and the TV to automatically enter AV mode. To return the TV to TV mode after playback is complete, press TV/VCR so that the VCR indicator turns off.
  • Page 13: Slow Motion

    Still Picture/Frame-By-Frame Playback PAUSE DURING PLAYBACK Press PAUSE. If there is vertical jitter, use the TV PROG buttons to correct the picture. ACTIVATE FRAME-BY-FRAME PLAYBACK Press PAUSE. Press (™ or £). To resume normal playback, press PLAY. Slow Motion ACTIVATE SLOW-MOTION PLAYBACK During still picture, press and hold PAUSE for 2 seconds, then release.
  • Page 14: Recording

    INFORMATION When using the AV connection ( between TV mode and AV mode by pressing TV/VCR. * Depending on the type of TV used, TV/VCR button does not function as described above. Recording Resume Function If there is a power outage during recording (or Instant...
  • Page 15: Tape Remaining Time

    C. RESET 0000 Tape Remaining Time DISPLAY REMAINING TIME Press DISPLAY (or – –:– –) until the time remaining on the tape appears. The display panel shows the tape remaining time with " " displayed. By pressing the DISPLAY (or – –:– –) button, you can change the display to show the counter reading, preset position*, clock time or tape remaining time.
  • Page 16: Video Plus+ Timer Programming

    VIDEO Plus+ Timer Programming Before performing VIDEO Plus+ Timer Programming: Make sure that the recorder's built-in clock is set properly. Insert a cassette with the safety tab in place. The recorder will come on automatically. Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). NUMBER STOP+/–...
  • Page 17: Timer Warning

    SET TAPE SPEED Press SP/LP ( ) to set the tape speed. SET PDC MODE Press PDC to select "ON" or "OFF". If "VPS/PDC ON" is displayed on the screen or "VPS/ PDC" is lit on the display panel, PDC is set to ON. If "VPS/PDC OFF"...
  • Page 18: Express Timer Programming

    Express Timer Programming Before performing Express Timer Programming: Make sure that the recorder's built-in clock is set properly. Insert a cassette with the safety tab in place. The recorder will come on automatically. Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). START+/–...
  • Page 19: Pdc Recording

    ENTER PRESET POSITION Press TV PROG +/– to enter the preset position corresponding to the broadcasting station you wish to record. SET TAPE SPEED Press SP/LP ( ) to set the tape speed. SET PDC MODE Press PDC to select "ON" or "OFF". If "VPS/PDC ON"...
  • Page 20 START+/– Check, Cancel And Replace Programmes TV PROG+/– SP/LP To cancel or replace a programme... NOTE: You can also check the programmes on the display panel even if the recorder's power is off (unless the recorder is in the Power Save mode however, it is not possible to cancel or replace the programmes.
  • Page 21: Advanced Operations

    ADVANCED OPERATIONS Recording According To Tape Type Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). S-VHS (Super VHS) and VHS Your recorder can record in either S-VHS or VHS. To record in S-VHS: Perform the steps 1 – 4 below to set "S-VHS" to "AUTO". Then, insert a cassette marked "S-VHS", the S-VHS indicator will light on the display panel.
  • Page 22: Playback/recording According To Tape Characteristics

    Playback/ Recording According To Tape Charac- teristics Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). RECORD ADVANCED OPERATIONS (cont.) B.E.S.T. Picture System The B.E.S.T. (Biconditional Equalised Signal Tracking) system checks the condition of the tape in use during recording and playback, and compensates to provide the highest-possible recording and playback pictures.
  • Page 23: Start Recording

    Recording START RECORDING Press and hold RECORD and press PLAY on the remote, or press RECORD on the recorder. DURING B.E.S.T. B.E.S.T. COMPLETE The recorder spends approximately 7 seconds assessing the condition of the tape, then begins recording. NOTES: The B.E.S.T. system works for both SP and LP modes only after a tape has been inserted and the Record mode is first initiated.
  • Page 24: Playback Picture Adjustment

    Playback Picture Adjustment ADVANCED OPERATIONS (cont.) Manual Tracking Your video recorder is equipped with automatic tracking control. For most tapes this will automatically adjust the tracking to suit the particular tape you are playing. In some circumstances it may be necessary to make manual tracking adjustments. This is usually only associated with old or worn tapes or recordings made on old or worn recorders.
  • Page 25: Looking For The Scene You Want

    Looking For The Scene You Want REVIEW Skip Search SKIP OVER UNWANTED SECTIONS Press 30 SEC 1 to 4 times during playback. Each press initiates a 30-second period of fast-motion playback. Normal playback resumes automatically. NOTE: To return to normal playback during a Skip Search, press PLAY. Index Search Your recorder automatically marks index codes at the beginning of...
  • Page 26: Selecting The Sound You Want

    Selecting The Sound You Want AUDIO Receiving NICAM Stereo And Bilingual Programmes Your recorder is equipped with a Digital stereo sound decoder (NICAM), making reception of stereo and bilingual broadcasts possible. When the recorder is tuned to a different station, the type of broadcast being received will be displayed on the TV screen for a few seconds.
  • Page 27: Minimizing Picture Degradation While Editing

    Minimizing Picture Degradation While Editing Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). Advantages Of S-VHS Video Recorders You can edit from VHS to S-VHS, S-VHS to VHS, or, from S-VHS to S-VHS. From VHS to S-VHS: Record VHS playback signals in the S-VHS mode.
  • Page 28: Edit From A Camcorder

    When using a monaural camcorder, connect its AUDIO OUT connector to the AUDIO L input connector on your recorder. When a Master Edit Control-equipped JVC camcorder is used, the camcorder is capable of controlling the recorder. Refer to the camcorder’s instruction manual for operating procedure.
  • Page 29: Edit To Or From Another Video

    Edit To Or From Another Video Recorder NUMBER "0" You can use your video recorder as the source player or as the recording deck. TV PROG MAKE CONNECTIONS Connect the player’s 21-pin SCART connector to the recorder’s 21-pin SCART connector as illustrated on page 30.
  • Page 30 TV Receiver Player 21-pin SCART Cable (not provided) VIDEO CHAN- NEL or RF Cable AV mode (provided) Recorder Recorder TV Receiver S-Video Cable (not provided) 21-pin SCART Cable (not provided) Player NOTES: All necessary cables can be obtained from your dealer. For Y/C signal input/output, be sure to use a 21-pin SCART cable that is compatible with the Y/C signal.
  • Page 31: Av2 Select Setting

    AV1 SELECT Setting Set "AV1 SELECT" to the appropriate mode depending on the type of unit connected to the rear panel AV1 IN/OUT connector of this recorder. Press MENU to access the Main Menu screen. Press %fi to move the highlight bar (pointer) to "MODE SET", then press OK or Press %fi...
  • Page 32: Automatic Satellite Programme Recording

    Timer mode, in Stop mode, recording or turned off. When the recorder is in Stop mode or recording, press TV/VCR on the remote control to turn off the VCR indicator on the display panel. In this case, be sure to set the AV1 OUT switch on the rear panel to COMP.
  • Page 33 ATTENTION Be sure not to turn on the satellite receiver before the programme is executed; otherwise, the recorder will start recording when the satellite receiver's power is turned on. If you have connected another appliance other than a satellite receiver to the AV2 IN/DECODER connector, be sure not to engage the Auto Satellite Prog Rec mode;...
  • Page 34: Other Functions

    Other Functions Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). The superimposed indication on the TV screen tells you what the recorder is doing. PR. 12 ABCD 21 : 00 24. 12. 99 – WARNING– TIMER RECORDING TO START SOON HI FI NORM...
  • Page 35: Power Save Mode

    Power Save Mode You can reduce the power consumption while the recorder is turned off. ACCESS MAIN MENU SCREEN Press MENU. ACCESS MODE SET SCREEN Press %fi to move the highlight bar (pointer) to "MODE SET", then press OK or SELECT POWER SAVE MODE Press %fi...
  • Page 36: Auto Timer

    STOP ADVANCED OPERATIONS (cont.) Auto Timer When the Auto Timer is set to ON the timer is automatically engaged when the recorder power is turned off and automati- cally disengaged when the recorder is powered back on. PAUSE NOTE: For safety, when Auto timer is set to "OFF", all other recorder functions are disabled while the Timer mode is engaged.
  • Page 37: Auto Sp Lp Timer

    Auto SP LP Timer If, when timer-recording in SP mode, there is not enough tape to record the entire programme, the recorder automatically switches to LP mode to allow complete recording. For Example . . . Recording a programme of 210 minutes in length onto a 180- minute tape Approximately 150 minutes Approximately 60 minutes...
  • Page 38: System Connections

    Connection To A Stereo System Stereo Amplifier Speaker Television Mains outlet Back of Recorder MAKE CONNECTIONS Connect the AUDIO OUT L and R connectors on your video recorder to the AUX IN or TAPE MONITOR terminals on your stereo system's receiver or amplifier. NOTES: When connecting your recorder's audio output connectors to a stereo amplifier, make sure you connect L and R correctly.
  • Page 39: Subsidiary Settings

    SUBSIDIARY SETTINGS Clock Set Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). Just Clock The Just Clock function provides accurate time keeping through automatic adjustments at regular intervals, by reading data from a PDC signal. The Just Clock option can be set "ON" or "OFF" at the Clock Set screen (the default setting is "ON").
  • Page 40: Video Channel Set

    Video Channel Set Video Channel (RF Output Channel) is the channel on which your TV receives picture and sound signals from the video recorder through the RF cable. SUBSIDIARY SETTINGS (cont.) IMPORTANT Perform the following steps only if — — Video Channel Set has not been done correctly by the Auto Set Up function ( —...
  • Page 41 TV screen. Be sure to select a vacant channel which has no broadcast on neighbouring channels. If you cannot obtain the two vertical white bars clearly with any channel between 22 and 69, consult your JVC dealer. EXIT VIDEO CHANNEL SET MODE Press OK.
  • Page 42: Tuner Set

    Tuner Set Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). SUBSIDIARY SETTINGS (cont.) IMPORTANT Perform the following steps only if — — Auto Channel Set has not been set correctly by Auto Set Up function ( —...
  • Page 43 VIEW CONFIRMATION SCREEN After "SCAN COMPLETED" is displayed on the screen for about 5 seconds, a Confirmation screen looking like the one on the right appears. The stations your recorder located appear on a Confirmation screen — preset positions (PR), channels (CH) and station names (ID –...
  • Page 44: Input Channel

    NUMBER Storing Channels Manually To store channels that were not stored during Auto Set Up pg. 8), Preset Download ( pg. 9) or Auto Channel Set pg. 42). ACCESS MAIN MENU Press MENU. ACCESS CONFIRMATION SCREEN Press %fi to move the highlight bar (pointer) to “MANUAL CH SET”, then press OK or mation screen appears.
  • Page 45: Delete A Channel

    Delete A Channel Perform steps 1 and 2 of "Storing Channels Manually" on page 44 to access the Confirmation screen before continuing. SELECT ITEM Press %fi until the item you want to delete begins blinking. DELETE CHANNEL Press The item directly beneath the cancelled one moves up one line.
  • Page 46 Set Stations (A) Set station names that are registered in your recorder. Perform steps 1 and 2 of "Storing Channels Manually" on page 44 to access the Confirmation screen before continuing. SELECT ITEM Press %fi until the item you want begins blinking. ACCESS MANUAL CHANNEL SET SCREEN Press OK twice.
  • Page 47: Tv Station And Id List

    TV Station And ID List STATION NAME Anglia TV ANGL ARTE ARTE BBC Group BBC1 BBC1 BBC2 BBC2 Berlin 1 BLN1 Berlin 2 BLN2 Border TV BORD Bayern1 Bayern3 BRT1 BRT1 BRT2 BRT2 Children Ch CHLD Canal + Channel TV CHNL Central TV CNTR...
  • Page 48: Tv Station Channel Number Guide

    TV Station Channel Number Guide Only the main stations are listed. There are in addition many relay stations, and full lists are available from the BBC and ITV. BBC1 BBC2 ITV London & South-East Bluebell Hill ... 40 Crystal Palace ... 26 Dover ...
  • Page 49: Video Plus+ Setup

    VIDEO Plus+ Setup IMPORTANT Normally, Auto Set Up ( pg. 8), Preset Download ( automatically. You need to set the Guide Program Numbers manually only in the following cases. When timer-programming with VIDEO Plus+, the preset position, where the station you wish to record is received on your recorder, is not selected or when you add a channel after Auto Set Up or Auto Channel Set has taken place.
  • Page 50: Subsidiary Information

    If you are using the AV or S-VIDEO connection, set the TV to its AV mode. Try manual tracking ( pg. 24). Consult your JVC dealer. Engage and adjust tracking manually pg. 24) or press AUDIO to change the soundtrack to "NORM"...
  • Page 51: Timer Recording

    4. Camcorder recording is not possible. TIMER RECORDING SYMPTOM 1. Timer recording won’t work. 2. Timer programming is not possible. 3. “‰“ and “]“ on the display panel won’t stop blinking. 4. The cassette is automatically ejected, and “‰“ and “]“ on the display panel won’t stop blinking.
  • Page 52: Questions And Answers

    Questions And Answers PLAYBACK Q. What happens if the end of the tape is reached during playback or search? A. The tape is automatically rewound to the beginning. Q. Can the video recorder indefinitely remain in the still mode? A. No. It stops automatically after 5 minutes to protect the heads.
  • Page 53: Index

    Index FRONT VIEW TIMER STANDBY/ON TV PROG TV PROG 1 STANDBY/ON Button turns recorder on/off (loading a cassette also turns power on). 2 TIMER Button engages timer-standby mode. pg. 17, 19 3 REVIEW Button "reviews" timer-recorded programme. pg. 25 4 Cassette Loading Slot is where cassette is inserted;...
  • Page 54: Rear View

    REAR VIEW 1 Mains Power Cord supplies power to recorder. pg. 6, 7 2 S VIDEO IN Connector enables S-VIDEO connection to camcorder or second recorder. pg. 28 3 S VIDEO OUT Connector enables S-VIDEO connection to TV or second recorder. pg.
  • Page 55: Display Panel

    S-VHS is inserted with S-VHS mode set to "AUTO", and when an S-VHS recorded tape is played back. ! VCR Indicator lights when the video recorder is in the video mode. At this point, the TV auto- pg. 14 matically enters AV mode.
  • Page 56: Remote Control

    EXPRESS PROG Buttons with a small dot on the left side of the name can also be used to operate your JVC TV while holding down the TV button. "Operating JVC TVs" on page 57. This remote control transmits A code signals only;...
  • Page 57 "Operating JVC TVs" in the right column. How To Use The remote control can operate most of your video recorder's functions, as well as basic functions of JVC TV sets. (See below.) Point the remote control toward the sensor window. pg. 17, The maximum operating distance of the remote control is about 8 m.
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  • Page 60: Specifications

    GENERAL Power requirement : AC 220 – 240 V`, 50/60 Hz Power consumption Power on : 24 W Power off : 5.5 W Temperature Operating : 5°C to 40°C Storage : –20°C to 60°C Operating position : Horizontal only Dimensions (WxHxD) : 400 x 94 x 347 mm Weight : 4.0 kg...

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