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VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER
HR-V505/V506/V507EHR-V205/V206E

INSTRUCTIONS

LPT0811-001A Printed in Indonesia
COPYRIGHT © 2003 VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LTD. 0203-AH-CR-LG
SAFETY FIRST...............................................................................1Buttons, Connectors and Indicators................................................ 3
Front Panel............................................................................. 3
Rear Panel.............................................................................. 3
Remote control....................................................................... 3
On-screen display.................................................................. 4
Main Menu............................................................................ 4
Basic Connections..........................................................................5 Initial Settings..............................................................................6
Video Channel Set.................................................................. 6
Language Set.......................................................................... 7
Clock Set................................................................................ 7
Tuner Set................................................................................ 7
Playback.................................................................................... 10 Recording...................................................................................11 Timer Recording..........................................................................12
SHOWVIEW® Timer Programming.......................................... 12
Timer Programming.............................................................. 13
Checking, canceling or changing programme settings.......... 13
Editing....................................................................................... 14
Editing with another video recorder or a camcorder............. 14
System Connections.................................................................... 15
Connecting to a satellite receiver.......................................... 15
Connecting/Using a decoder................................................ 15
Connecting/Using a stereo system
(HR-V505/V506/V507E only)............................................... 15
Subsidiary Settings..................................................................... 15
Child Lock............................................................................ 15
Specifications..............................................................................16
Safety Precautions
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, only VHS signals can be
played back and recorded.
HQ VHS is compatible with existing VHS equipment.
SHOWVIEW is a registered trademark of Gemstar Development
Corporation. The SHOWVIEW system is manufactured under
licence from Gemstar Development Corporation.

SAFETY FIRST

CAUTION
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.
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.
WARNIN G
There are two different types of SECAM colour systems:
SECAM-L, used in FRANCE (also called SECAM-West), and
SECAM-B, used in Eastern European countries (also called
SECAM-East).
1. This recorder can also receive SECAM-B colour television
signals for recording and playback.
2. Recordings made of SECAM-B television signals produce
monochrome pictures if played back on a video recorder of
SECAM-L standard, or do not produce normal colour
pictures if played back on a PAL video recorder with
SECAM-B system incorporated (even if the TV set is SECAM-
compatible).
3. SECAM-L prer ecorded cassettes or recordings made with a
SECAM-L video recorder produce monochrome pictures
when played back with this recorder.
4. This recorder cannot be used for the SECAM-L standard. Use
a SECAM-L recorder to record SECAM-L signals.
IMPORTANT
Please read the various precautions on page 1 and 2 before
installing or operating the recorder.
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.
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