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Dual-Deck VCR User’s Guide
MANUAL EDITING
1 BEFORE YOU BEGIN —
Turn off EZ Copy; see page 11.
Turn off Auto Play; see page 13.
2 INSERT SOURCE TAPE
Insert your source tape (original footage) in Deck 1.
3 INSERT TARGET TAPE
Insert your target tape in Deck 2. Make sure the
tape has a record safety tab.
4 CUE SOURCE TAPE
Press the DECK 1 key, then use the deck control
keys (PLAY , STOP , FAST-FORWARD ,
REWIND ) to position the source tape at the
start of the desired segment. Stop or pause the
tape at this position.
5 CUE TARGET TAPE
Press the DECK 2 key, then use the deck control
keys to position the target tape where you wish
copying to begin. Stop or pause the tape at this
position.
6 START EDITING
Press COPY TAPE.
The “Copy” indicator will light on the front
panel display and the VCR will begin copying
from Deck 1 to Deck 2.
7 PAUSE EDITING
Press COPY TAPE again to pause.
The “Copy” indicator will blink on the front
panel display.
8 REPOSITION SOURCE TAPE
Press the DECK 1 key, then use the deck control
keys to reposition the source tape at the start of
the next segment. Stop or pause the tape at this
position.
9 RESUME EDITING
Repeat Steps 6-8 to add all desired scenes from
Deck 1 to Deck 2.
When finished, select Deck 2, then press STOP
.
To automatically edit out commercial segments
in 1-5 minute blocks, see note on “Skip Edit”
or see “Commercial Free Copy” on page 26.

Follow these steps to edit your tapes manually using

the COPY TAPE button.

NOTE
Skip Edit - Skip Edit allows you to remove
commercials in 1-5 minute blocks while
copying a tape. When the commercials start,
press SKIP once for every minute of commer-
cials to be deleted. The Dual-Deck VCR will
automatically pause the copy, fast-forward 1-
5 minutes, and resume copying.
Leave at least 15 seconds of blank tape at the
beginning of a tape to ensure a crisp edit.
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SEARCH/INDEX
TV
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LCV
DECK2
REC
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