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Symptom The timer does not operate.
Remedy â¢ â¢ â¢ â¢ â¢ â¢ â¢ â¢ Check that the clock is set. Make sure a tape has been inserted. Check that the safety tab has not been removed. Make sure the tape is not at its end. Make sure a program has been set for timer recording. Make sure your timer settings are past the current time. Check that the cable box is turned on. The clock stops if the VCR is disconnected from the wall outlet for more than one minute. Reset the clock and timer. â¢ When you use the cable box/satellite receiver control feature, make sure the âCable Box/Sat.â option is set to ON. â¢ Turn the power off and unplug the AC power cord.
A tape cannot be inserted. The remote commander does not function.
â¢ Check that a tape is not already in the tape compartment. â¢ Make sure you are pointing the remote commander at the remote sensor on the VCR. â¢ Replace all the batteries in the remote commander with new ones if they are weak. â¢ Make sure the â¢TV / VIDEO switch is set correctly. â¢ If you are not using Control S, make sure that both miniplugs are disconnected.
Others Timer recording
The channels on the VCR cannot be changed. The tracking meter does not appear on the screen. You cannot control other TVs.
â¢ Make sure the âCable Box/Sat.â option is set to OFF. â¢ The recording condition of the tape is very poor and tracking cannot be adjusted. â¢ Set your TVâs code number. The code number may change when you replace the batteries of the remote commander. â¢ Clean the cabinet, panel and controls with a dry, soft cloth, or a soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not use any type of solvent, such as alcohol or benzine.
The VCR needs to be cleaned.
Symptoms caused by contaminated video heads â¢ Normal picture â¢ Rough picture â¢ Unclear picture â¢ No picture (or black & white screen appears)