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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, S-VHS recording is not
possible with this model.
(For HR-J485EA only)
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.
G-CODE is a registered trademark of Gemstar Development
Corporation. The G-CODE system is manufactured under license
from Gemstar Development Corporation.
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
humidity.
... in direct sunlight.
... in a dusty environment.
... in an environment where strong magnetic fields are
generated.
... 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
control.
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.)
5. DO NOT expose the apparatus to dripping or splashing.
6. DO NOT use this equipment in a bathroom or places with
water. Also DO NOT place any containers filled with water or
liquids (such as cosmetics or medicines, flower vases, potted
plants, cups, etc.) on top of this unit.
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.
ATTENTI ON
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
PAL standard.
3 SECAM prerecorded cassettes or recordings made with a
SECAM video recorder produce monochrome pictures when
played back with this recorder.
POWER SYSTEM:
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.
Dispose of used battery promptly.
Keep away from children.
Do not disassemble and do not dispose of in fire.
IMPORTANT
Please read the various precautions on this page 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.
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
ON.
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.

VIDEO CASSETTE RECORDER

HR-J285EAHR-J485EA

INSTRUCTIONS

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