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JVC HR-S9400E Instructions Manual

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VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER
HR-S9400E/EH
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B
C.MEMORY DISPLAY
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ADD TIME
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DAILY
WEEKLY
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C.RESET
AUX
CANCEL
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TIMER
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TV
START
STOP
DATE
PROG
EXPRESS PROGRAMMING
AUDIO MONITOR
TV/VCR
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VCR
(MONITOR)
SAT
STANDBY/ON
TIMER
PUSH JOG
MULTI BRAND
REMOTE CONTROL UNIT
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SEE
AUTO SET UP
AUTO SET UP
ON REAR SIDE
ON REAR SIDE
AUTO SP/LP
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TIMER
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REVIEW
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SP LP
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VCR
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NORM
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REMAIN
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INSTRUCTIONS
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REW
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TV PROG/
JOG
SP/LP
SHUTTLE
ENGLISH
CONTENTS
Safety Precautions ............................. 2
Basic Connections ............................ 3
S-VIDEO Connection ........................ 4
Auto Set Up ...................................... 6
Language .......................................... 9
Video Channel Set .......................... 10
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Setup ............................. 12
IEW
Basic Playback ................................ 14
Playback Features ........................... 15
TimeScan ........................................ 20
Basic Recording .............................. 23
Recording Features ......................... 24
On-Screen Displays ........................ 27
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Preparation For Editing ................... 34
Recorder ......................................... 36
Edit From A Camcorder .................. 38
Audio Dubbing ............................... 39
Insert Editing ................................... 40
Random Assemble Editing .............. 42
Control ........................................... 48
Remote Control .............................. 49
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    AUTO SET UP AUTO SET UP ON REAR SIDE ON REAR SIDE VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER HR-S9400E/EH C.MEMORY DISPLAY ADD TIME DAILY WEEKLY C.RESET CANCEL TIMER START STOP DATE PROG EXPRESS PROGRAMMING AUDIO MONITOR TV/VCR (MONITOR) STANDBY/ON TIMER PUSH JOG AUTO SP/LP...
  • Page 2: Safety First

    Use a SECAM-L recorder to record SECAM-L signals. For Italy: "It is declared that this product, brand JVC, conforms to the Ministry Decree n. 548 of 28 Aug.'95 published in the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic n. 301 of 28 Dec.'95"...
  • Page 3: Installing Your New Recorder

    INSTALLING YOUR NEW RECORDER Basic Connections Aerial terminal Back of TV 21-pin SCART connector RF Cable (provided) 21-pin SCART Cable AV1 IN/OUT Mains Power Cord Mains outlet AV1 OUTPUT SIGNAL SELECTION The AV1 IN/OUT connector accepts only a composite signal (regular video signal), but can deliver either a composite video signal or a Y/C signal (a signal in which the luminance and chrominance signals are separated) according to the setting of the rear panel AV1 OUT switch.
  • Page 4: S-video Connection

    S-VIDEO Connection Mains Power Cord Mains outlet For TV sets with an S-VIDEO input terminal: CONNECT RECORDER TO a– Connect the aerial, recorder and TV as per "Basic Connections" ( pg. 3). b– Connect the recorder's S OUT terminal to the TV's S- VIDEO IN terminal.
  • Page 5 Aerial or Cable RF Cable (provided) Rear view S-Video cable (provided) Back of TV...
  • Page 6: Initial Settings

    3 or 4) or UHF channel 36 (with RF connection pg. 3). TURN ON THE RECORDER Press on the recorder or remote control. The Country Set display appears on the front display panel and/or on the screen. For HR-S9400E For HR-S9400EH DEUTSCHLAND SUOMI NORGE ÖSTERREICH SUISSE...
  • Page 7: Select Language

    NOTE: In the area where no TV station transmits a PDC signal, the recorder can perform neither auto clock set nor auto Guide Program number set. Language Code for the HR-S9400E ENGLISH DEUTSCH FRANCAIS Language Code for the HR-S9400EH...
  • Page 8 If both auto channel set and auto clock set have been performed successfully: Perform "Video Channel Set" on page 10. Turn on the TV and select its VIDEO channel or AV mode, then make sure that all necessary stations have been stored in the recorder's memory by using the TV PROG button(s).
  • Page 9: Language

    FRANCAIS SVENSKA DEUTSCH ENGLISH ENGLISH [ 5 ∞] = [ 5 ∞] = [MENU] : EXIT [MENU] : EXIT For HR-S9400E * The on-screen display NEDERLANDS ITALIANO differs for the HR- FRANCAIS S9400EH depending DEUTSCH ENGLISH upon the country in which the product was purchased.
  • Page 10: Video Channel Set

    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 11 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • IMPORTANT: Before performing the following steps, make sure the recorder's power is off and there is no cassette inserted in the recorder.
  • Page 12: Guide Program Number Set

    Setup Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). * For Customers in Australia and New Zealand: With this recorder, the G-Code system is identified as "S ". NUMBER CANCEL MENU PUSH JOG With S because each TV programme has a corresponding code number which your recorder is able to recognise.
  • Page 13: Howv

    ENTER SHOWVIEW NUMBER Press OK, and a cursor appears above “GUIDE PROG”. Then, using the NUMBER keys, input the number (found in most TV listings) of a program scheduled to be broadcast on each station on the list from step 1, starting at the top.
  • Page 14: Playback

    Basic Playback Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). Set the PAL/MESECAM switch to the appropriate position. pg. 16 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •...
  • Page 15: Playback Features

    Playback Features • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • PUSH JOG High-Speed (Turbo) Search ACTIVATE HIGH-SPEED SEARCH During playback or still picture, press FF for forward high-speed search, or REW for reverse high-speed search.
  • Page 16: Manual Tracking

    • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • REVIEW PUSH JOG Manual Tracking Your video recorder is equipped with automatic tracking control. During playback, you can override this and adjust the tracking manually by pressing the TV PROG buttons.
  • Page 17: Index Search

    Index Search Your recorder automatically marks index codes at the beginning of each recording. This function gives you quick access to any one of 9 index codes in either direction. NOTE: Before starting, make sure the recorder is in the Stop mode. ACTIVATE INDEX SEARCH Press PUSH JOG (™...
  • Page 18: Soundtrack Selection

    • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • A/B CODE C.RESET AUDIO MONITOR SCENE FINDER Soundtrack Selection Your video recorder is capable of recording three soundtracks (HI-FI L, HI-FI R and NORM) and will play back the one you select. During Playback Pressing AUDIO MONITOR on the remote control changes the soundtrack being played back as follows: TRACK...
  • Page 19 C.MEMORY so that the “M” mark appears before pressing REW. Remote A/B Code Switching The remote control is capable of controlling two JVC video recorders independently; one set to respond to the remote Search control’s A code control signals and another set to respond to B code control signals.
  • Page 20: Timescan

    TimeScan TIME SCAN INDICATOR • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • PUSH JOG Your recorder is equipped with the TimeScan function. TimeScan allows noise free pictures to be displayed on your TV screen in the forward and reverse search modes.
  • Page 21 TimeScan Names of special-effects playback Search Speed SP -9x -7x -5x -3x Speed LP Audio output Audio is output. * Still mode cannot be engaged using the remote control's PUSH JOG button. In the Still mode, the TIME SCAN indicator does not light even though you can hear TimeScan audio. The recorder's TIME SCAN indicator lights during TimeScan.
  • Page 22: Timescan Audio

    MENU PUSH JOG TimeScan Audio The audio output can be set ON/OFF during TimeScan. Select ON/OFF as required. * The default setting is "ON". PLAYBACK (cont.) ACCESS MAIN MENU SCREEN Press MENU twice. ACCESS MODE SET SCREEN Move the highlight bar (pointer) to "MODE SET"...
  • Page 23: Recording

    RECORDING Basic Recording Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). Set the PAL/MESECAM switch to the appropriate position. pg. 16 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •...
  • Page 24: Recording Features

    Record One Programme While Watching Another If your recorder is connected to the TV via AV connection, ..press TV/VCR. The recorder's VCR indicator and the TV broadcast being recorded disappear. Elapsed Recording Time DISPLAY Indication You can check the exact time of a recording.
  • Page 25 S-VHS (Super VHS) and VHS Your recorder can record in either S-VHS or VHS. To record in S-VHS; insert a cassette marked "S-VHS", the "S" (S-VHS) indicator will light on the display panel. then, perform the steps 1 – 4 below to set the "S-VHS" to "AUTO". The S-VHS recording mode will be selected.
  • Page 26 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Retake You can cut out unnecessary parts of a TV programme while you're recording it. Programme ENGAGE RECORD-PAUSE MODE Press PAUSE during recording.
  • Page 27: On-screen Displays

    On-Screen Displays Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). MENU PUSH JOG The superimposed indication on the TV screen tells you what the recorder is doing. PR. 12 ABCD 21 : 00 24. 12. 97 – WARNING– TIMER RECORDING TO START SOON SPATIALIZER...
  • Page 28: Timer Recording

    Guide feature tells you which button on the remote control must be pressed next by lighting it up. To use this feature, with the TV/SAT/VCR switch set to "VCR", press ILLUMI GUIDE before performing step 1. (PROG, REW, PLAY, FF light up at this time.)
  • Page 29 ACCESS SHOWVIEW PROGRAM SCREEN Press OK, and the Program screen appears (if you’re just starting out, “P1” appears). The display panel shows the programme start time. Pressing PROG CHECK changes the display to the programme stop time, then the date and channel position. IMPORTANT Be sure to confirm the setting of PDC/VPS recording.
  • Page 30: Regular Timer Programming

    Illumi-Guide feature, where the remote control tells you which button to press next by lighting it up. To use the Illumi-Guide feature, with the TV/SAT/VCR switch set to "VCR", press ILLUMI GUIDE before performing step 1. (PROG, REW, PLAY, FF light up at this time.) If you aren't going to use the Illumi-Guide feature, go directly to step 1.
  • Page 31 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • :PDC/VPS SP/LP Satellite Tuner Users To timer-record a satellite broadcast using Regular Timer Programming: Before you start step 1, be sure to set the recorder's input mode to "AUX2"...
  • Page 32: Auto Timer

    CANCEL START+/– MENU PUSH JOG Check And Cancel Programmes ACCESS PROGRAMME DISPLAY AND/OR SCREEN Press PROG CHECK. The display panel shows the programme start time. Pressing OK changes the display to the programme stop time, then the date and channel position. If the recorder is turned on and the TV is set to its VIDEO channel or AV mode, you can check program information on screen as well.
  • Page 33: Timer Warning

    • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • AUTO SP/LP TIMER indicator CANCEL START+ PDC/VPS Recording Now available from some TV stations, PDC (Programme Delivery Control) and VPS (Video Programme System) are service designed to assure safe, accurate timer recording.
  • Page 34: Editing

    Preparation For Editing Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). Set the PAL/MESECAM switch to the appropriate position. pg. 16 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •...
  • Page 35: Av2 Select Setting

    To Select The External Input Mode To record external audio and video signals; Press the remote control's NUMBER key "0". Press AV/S SELECT on the front of the recorder to select the appropriate external input mode. Pressing AV/S SELECT rotates the input mode as follows: When using rear panel input connectors: Connector AV1 IN/OUT...
  • Page 36: Edit To Or From Another Video

    Edit To Or From Another Video Recorder Set the PAL/MESECAM switch to the appropriate position. pg. 16 RECORD You can use your video recorder as the source player or the recording deck. NOTES: All necessary cables can be obtained from your dealer. Be sure to set "EDIT"...
  • Page 37 TV Receiver Player 21-pin SCART Cable (not provided) VIDEO CHAN- RF Cable NEL or (provided) AV mode Recorder For Customers in Australia and New Zealand: When connecting the AV cable, use the input and/or output cable adapter as illustrated below. TV Receiver Player Audio/Video Cable...
  • Page 38: Edit From A Camcorder

    When using a monaural camcorder, connect its AUDIO OUT connector to the AUDIO IN 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 39: Audio Dubbing

    Audio Dubbing • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • CD Player etc. CD Player etc. Audio mixer Mixer output Original sound AUDIO OUT • • •...
  • Page 40: Insert Editing

    Insert Editing Set the PAL/MESECAM switch to the appropriate position. pg. 16 Recorder TIME SCAN SHUTTLE • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Audio/Video signal Another recorder Player C.RESET...
  • Page 41 • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • C.RESET ENGAGE INSERT EDITING Press INSERT. Your recorder enters the Insert-Pause mode. (" and " " light up on the front display panel.) The TV screen changes from the still picture to the input source you are going to record.
  • Page 42: Random Assemble Editing

    This function makes it easier to create edited videos when your video recorder is used as the source player in combination with another JVC video recorder equipped with a Remote PAUSE Connector. You can pre-program up to 8 scenes or “cuts” for automatic editing in the sequence you have specified.
  • Page 43 By connecting this controller to your recorder's R.A. EDIT connector, you can perform Random Assemble Editing in combination with a second non-JVC video recorder. The controller is compatible with various major recorder brands. For compatible systems and availability, please consult your JVC dealer.
  • Page 44: Information On J Terminal

    Allows you to capture still images from the recorder into a personal computer with the optional JLIP VIDEO CAPTURE BOX GV-CB1E. For further details consult your nearest JVC dealer. JLIP ID Number Your recorder has its own JLIP ID number. This ID number must be unique when your recorder is connected to another device via its J terminal.
  • Page 45: System Connections

    SYSTEM CONNECTIONS Connecting/ Using A Decoder TV Receiver RF Cable (provided) AV1 IN/OUT AV2 IN/DECODER Satellite antenna Satellite tuner For Customers in Australia and New Zealand: When connecting the AV cable, use the input and/or output cable adapter. The AV2 IN/DECODER connector can be used as an input terminal for an external decoder (descrambler).
  • Page 46: Connecting/using A Stereo System

    Connecting/ Using A Stereo System Mains outlet AUDIO IN MAKE CONNECTIONS a– Connect the AUDIO IN L and R on your video recorder to the audio output connectors on your amplifier. b– 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.
  • Page 47 FM Tuner CD Player Stereo Amplifier AUX IN or TAPE MONITOR AUDIO OUT Television Speaker Speaker For customers in Australia and New Zealand: When connecting the AV cable to your TV, use the input and output cable adapters.
  • Page 48: Special Features

    TV PROG TV/SAT/VCR IMPORTANT Although the provided remote control unit is compatible with JVC televisions, as well as many other models, it may not work with your TV, or in some instances, may have limited function capability. TV BRAND NAME...
  • Page 49: Satellite Tuner Multi-brand Remote Control

    TV/SAT/VCR IMPORTANT Although the provided remote control unit is compatible with JVC satellite tuners, as well as many other models, it may not work with your satellite tuner, or in some instances, may have limited function capability. SATELLITE TUNER BRAND...
  • Page 50: Tuner Set

    Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). MENU PUSH JOG IMPORTANT Perform the following steps only if auto channel set has not been set correctly by Auto Set Up function ( you have moved to a different area or if a new station starts broadcasting in your area.
  • Page 51 MENU PUSH JOG IMPORTANT Depending on the reception conditions, the station names may not be stored correctly, and auto Guide Program Number Set may not work properly. If the Guide Program numbers are not set properly, S pg. 28) will not work correctly; be sure to check if the Guide Program numbers have been set correctly pg.
  • Page 52: Storing Channels Manually

    Storing Channels Manually Store channels that were not stored during Auto Set Up ( or Auto Channel Set ( pg. 50). * In Australia and New Zealand, channels cannot be stored properly even though the following procedure is performed. ACCESS MAIN MENU Press MENU twice.
  • Page 53 Perform steps 1 and 2 of "Storing Channels Manually" on page 52 to access the Confirmation screen before continuing. Set Stations (A) SELECT ITEM Press PUSH JOG %fi until the item you want begins blinking. Then press OK twice and the station’s name (ID) begins blinking.
  • Page 54: Tv Station And Id List

    TV Station And ID List STATION NAME 1000 TV1000 3SAT 3SAT ADLT ADULT ANT3 ANTENA3 ARTE ARTE BBC GROUP BBC1 BBC1 BBC2 BBC2 BAYERN3 CANAL PLUS PORTUGUSES CAN5 CANALE5 CHANNEL4 CHANNEL5 CHLD CHILD CINE CINEMA CLUB TELECLUB CSUR ANDALUCIA DISC DISCOVERY DR TV ETB1...
  • Page 55: Clock Set

    CLOCK SET Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode). MENU PUSH JOG IMPORTANT Perform the following steps only if auto clock set has not been set correctly by Auto Set Up function ( Auto Channel Set ( backup has expired.
  • Page 56: Auto Clock Set

    MENU PUSH JOG NOTES: Auto Clock and Just Clock require a PDC signal, and will not operate with a VPS signal. Just Clock (when set to "ON") enables adjustment of the recorder's built-in clock every hour on the hour, except for 23:00, 0:00, 1:00 and 2:00.
  • Page 57: Troubleshooting

    Press TV PROG + or – a few times to remove the noise bars from the screen. Engage and adjust tracking manually. pg. 16) Consult your JVC dealer. CORRECTIVE ACTION Insert a cassette, or using adhesive tape, reseal the slot where the tab was removed.
  • Page 58: Other Problems

    TV. The TV’s volume is too high. Those channels have been desig- nated to be skipped. Recording is in progress. The TV/SAT/VCR switch is in the wrong position. After the manual settings were made, Auto Channel Set was performed.
  • Page 59: 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 60: Index

    FRONT VIEW R.A.EDIT IN/OUT START A.DUB SPATIALIZER TIMER Hi-Fi REC AV/S LEVEL HEAD PHONE VOLUME PAL MESECAM • • SELECT • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • VIDEO L–AUDIO–R (MONO)
  • Page 61: Rear View

    * Channel position 1 will be displayed as "CH 1". Clock Display 8 Instant REVIEW Indicator 9 Audio Mode Indicator 0 "Cassette Loaded" Mark ! VCR Indicator @ Tape Speed Indicators # Tape Remaining Time Indicator $ Counter/Remain Display RF OUT ANT.IN...
  • Page 62 The remote control can operate most of your video recorder's functions, as well as basic functions of TV sets and satellite tuners of JVC and other brands. Point the remote control toward the sensor window. The maximum operating distance of the remote control is about 8 m.
  • Page 63: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS GENERAL Power requirement : AC 220 – 240 V`, 50/60 Hz Power consumption : 27 W (HR-S9400E) 29 W (HR-S9400EH) Temperature Operating : 5°C to 40°C Storage : –20°C to 60°C Operating position : Horizontal only Dimensions (WxHxD) : 465 x 105 x 353 mm Weight : 5.6 kg...
  • Page 64 International Telephone Country Code SUOMI PORTUGAL DEUTSCHLAND : 49 NORGE SVERIGE DANMARK ÖSTERREICH * Depending on the model, the selectable codes Language Code for the HR-S9400E ENGLISH DEUTSCH FRANCAIS Language Code for the HR-S9400EH ENGLISH DEUTSCH Language Code FRANCAIS Auto Set Up completed...

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