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VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDERHR-J491MS
LPT0684-001A Printed in Malaysia
COPYRIGHT © 2002 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD. 0502 MNVfPJfPJ
The rating plate and the safety caution are on the rear of the unit.
WARNING:DANGEROUS VOLTAGE INSIDE
WARNING:TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT
EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
●Cassettes marked “VHS” (or “S-VHS”) can be used with this
video cassette recorder. However, S-VHS recording is not
possible with this model.
●This model is equipped with SQPB (S-VHS QUASI PLAYBACK)
that makes it possible to play back S-VHS recordings in the SP
mode with regular VHS resolution.
●HQ VHS is compatible with existing VHS equipment.
When the equipment is installed in a cabinet or a shelf, make sure
that it has sufficient space on all sides to allow for ventilation
(10cm or more on both sides, on top and at the rear).
When discarding batteries, environmental problems must be
considered and the local rules or laws governing the disposal of
these batteries must be followed strictly.
Failure to heed the following precautions may result in damage
to the recorder, remote control or video cassette.
1. DO NOT place the recorder ...
... in an environment prone to extreme temperatures or
... in direct sunlight.
... in a dusty environment.
... in an environment where strong magnetic fields are
... on a surface that is unstable or subject to vibration.
2. DO NOT block the recorder’s ventilation openings or holes.
(If the ventilation openings or holes are blocked by a
newspaper or cloth, etc., the heat may not be able to get out.)
3. DO NOT place heavy objects on the recorder or remote
4. DO NOT place anything which might spill on top of the
recorder or remote control.
(If water or liquid is allowed to enter this equipment, fire or
electric shock may be caused.)
䡲When you are not using the recorder for a long period of
time, it is recommended that you disconnect the power cord
from the mains outlet.
䡲Dangerous voltage inside. Refer internal servicing to qualified
service personnel. To prevent electric shock or fire hazard,
remove the power cord from the mains outlet prior to
connecting or disconnecting any signal lead or aerial.
1. This recorder can also receive SECAM colour television
signals for recording and playback.
2. Recordings made of SECAM television signals produce
monochrome pictures if played back on another video
recorder of SECAM standard, or do not produce normal
colour pictures if played back on another video recorder of
3 SECAM prerecorded cassettes or recordings made with a
SECAM video recorder produce monochrome pictures when
played back with this recorder.
This set operates on voltage of AC110– 240 Vd (Rating), AC90 –
260 Vd (Operating), 50/60 Hz with automatic switching.
Caution on Replaceable lithium battery
The battery used in this device may present a fire or chemical
burn hazard if mistreated. Do not recharge, disassemble, heat
above 100°C or incinerate.
Replace battery with Panasonic (Matsushita Electric), Sanyo,
Sony or Maxell CR2025. Danger of explosion or Risk of fire if
the battery is incorrectly replaced.
䡲Dispose of used battery promptly.
䡲Keep away from children.
䡲Do not disassemble and do not dispose of in fire.
䡲Please read the various precautions on this page before
installing or operating the recorder.
䡲It should be noted that it may be unlawful to re-record pre-
recorded tapes, records, or discs without the consent of the
owner of copyright in the sound or video recording,
broadcast or cable programme and in any literary, dramatic,
musical, or artistic work embodied therein.
The STANDBY/ON 1 button does not completely shut off
mains power from the unit, but switches operating current on
and off. “`“ shows electrical power standby and “ ! “ shows
Video tapes recorded with this video recorder in the LP (Long
Play) or EP (Extended Play) mode cannot be played back on a
single-speed video recorder.
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