PANASONIC NV-SV121 Operating Instructions Manual. VCR Auto Setup with RF Coaxial cable Channel tuning / Correcting interferences Setting Time and Date External Devices Connecting a Set Top Box, satellite receiver, NV-SV121 Series (S-VHS, Hi-Fi) NV-HV61 Series (Hi-Fi) NV-MV21 Series (Mono) decoder or a second recorder NV-HV51 Series (Hi-Fi). Dear customer NORSK Thank you for your trust and your decision to purchase this top-quality device. Panasonic is one of the leading manufacturers of entertainment electronics devices. We are sure that you will be ADVARSEL: completely satisfied with this device. Page 3: Safety Precautions.
Safety Precautions Voltage: Only use power sources complying with the specifications for this device. AC mains lead protection Ensure the AC mains lead is connected correctly and not damaged. Poor connection and lead damage can cause fire or electric shock.
Keep the VCR away from Service: Never attempt to repair this unit by yourself. Page 4: Front Panel Vcr.
Front Panel VCR NV-HV61, NV-HV51, NV-MV21, NV-MV16 VCR= Video Cassette Recorder Detailed information Page is available on the specified pages. NV-SV121 Super VHS EJECT SUPER LP 35x JET SEARCH TIMER REC TIMER REC 3D DNR PULL OPEN PULL OPEN JET REW. Page 5: Rear Panel Vcr. Rear Panel VCR AV OUT VIDEO RF IN AV1(TV) AV2 (DECODER/EXT) AC IN S VIDEO AUDIO RF OUT AV2 ( 2 3 4 SV121 SV120 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 HV60 HV65 HV55 HV50 MV20 AC IN. (Power supply) AV1 (21-pin Scart socket) AV2 (21-pin Scart socket) S-VIDEO output RF IN. Page 6: Remote Control Functions.
Remote control functions TV Controls Some Panasonic television sets may be controlled with the remote control unit of this VCR. TRACKING/V-LOCK Television set Stand-by/on switch.
Selects the TV set's AV port. AV LINK INPUT SEL EXT LINK Channel selector. STATUS.
VCR Standard Controls Stand-by/on switch STATUS Press repeatedly to display the time, Press to switch the unit from on to stand-by mode or vice versa. tape counter or tape remain.
In stand-by mode, the unit is still consuming a small amount of RESET RESET/CANCEL. Resets the counter to 0:00. 00.
Connecting with a 21-pin Scart cable VCR Auto Setup with 21-pin Scart cable (Automatic tuning) Follow the steps described below. SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 Antenna If the Country menu does not 21-pin Scart socket RF IN appear after turning the device Disconnect power to Antenna input AC IN. Page 9: Connecting With S-video Cable, Menu. Connecting with S-VIDEO cable. VCR Auto Setup with S-VIDEO cable Automatic tuning SV121 Only This VCR supports the S-VHS format, providing a high picture quality Follow the steps Antenna when playing back a S-VHS formatted cassette. When connecting via described below.
a S-VIDEO cable, it is still possible to play back cassettes recorded RF IN on the conventional VHS system. Connecting with RF Coaxial cable VCR Auto Setup with RF Coaxial cable (Automatic tuning) Follow the steps described below. SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 You can connect the VCR to your TV set by using a RF coaxial cable. Disconnect power to If the Country menu does not Antenna all devices. Channel tuning / Correcting interferences Setting Time and Date If you decide to just use the RF coaxial cable to connect the TV set you must adjust the Menu Press MENU, video output channel with the TV set’s input channel.
Timer recording the Menu screen appears. Page 12: External Devices. External Devices SV121 HV61 HV51EC HV51EG MV21 MV16 Connecting a Set Top Box, satellite receiver, decoder or a second recorder. You can connect a Set Top Box to receive digital broadcast by antenna (DVB-T) signals, a satellite receiver (digital/analogue) or a decoder to decrypt encrypted programmes.
HV61 HV51EC Disconnect power to all devices. External Devices SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 Connecting an amplifier Disconnect power to all devices.
Use an audio cable to connect your VCR to a stereo amplifier. Left = white (L) Right = red (R) Connect VCR, television set and the Amplifier to the AC mains supply. If you have a scart adapter cable you can also connect the VCR’s AV socket to an amplifier. Menu Timer recording The cursor buttons on the remote control Date Start Stop unit allow you to navigate through menus ENTER -- ---- -- / -- --:-- --:-- -- ---- -- / -- --:-- --:-- and change selected entries. 21 22 -- ---- -- / -- --:--. Page 15: Manual Setup.
Manual Setup Tuning Creating a new station table Pos Name Pos Name Ch Press MENU, the Menu screen appears. Select the Tuning menu by pressing and confirming with ENTER.
1 ARD 6 VOX 2 ZDF 7 - - - - - - - Confirm Manual by pressing ENTER. Manual Setup Changing the name of TV stations Tuning Press MENU, the Menu screen appears. Pos Name Pos Name Ch With select the Tuning menu, confirm with ENTER.
1 ARD 6 VOX 2 ZDF 7 PRO7 Confirm Manual with ENTER 8 RTL2 3 N3 9 KABE. Manual Setup Creating a new station table Tuning Press MENU, the Menu screen appears. Manual With select the Tuning menu, confirm with ENTER.
Auto Setup Shipping condition With select Auto Setup, confirm with ENTER. Press ENTER to confirm. The Country menu appears. ENTER ENTER ENTER. Page 18: Menu Others. Menu Others Sets the tape length of the cassette you use. Tape length AUTO E - 240 E - 195, E - 260, E - 300 SV121 Selects the type of external unit connected to the VCR's socket.
Others 1 / 2 Tape length. AUTO ( E-240) DECODER. If a decoder is connected.
Menu Others Press to display the 2nd screen. SV121. The video recorder's display unit is off.
In Power save mode, Others 2 / 2 you cannot change the VCR display setting. Power save Power save.
OFF To control an external appliance via AV2 Scart socket, Only in stand-by mode VCR display. DIMMED. Page 20: Recording With Showview, Recording With External Recording Controls. Recording SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 Set the TV set to the video channel and insert a cassette into the VCR; Recording functions make sure that the cassette’s protection tab is intact. Select channel to record from. When recording from an external device, select from Scart inputs AV1, AV2, or the front panel input AV3.
Page 21: Timer Recording. Timer recording SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 The Timer recording allows you to programme the recording time of TV programmes up to 1 month in advance. Use the on-screen menu to programme a maximum of 16 recordings. Timer recording Timer recording 1 / 3 1 / 3 Press PROG/CHECK and select a free storage position. Timer recording SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 Automatic SP/LP selection Checking the timer programme A: If, at the beginning of a timer programme, there is not Press PROG/CHECK, enough tape left to complete it, the SP/LP function will the Timer recording menu appears.
Page 23: Intelligent Timer. Recording with SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 INTELLIGENT TIMER The INTELLIGENT TIMER allows you to easily time the recording of programmes broadcasted by the same TV station at the same daytime at different days. To use the INTELLIGENT TIMER function, at least one recording session must be programmed in the Timer recording menu (page 21). Page 24: Recording With Showview. Recording with ShowView SV120 HV60 HV65 HV55 HV50 MV20 SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 ShowView Programming recordings with the ShowView function ShowView The ShowView code simplifies entering programme information to record TV and SAT programmes. 8 3 5 4 2 - - - - Press ShowView.
Page 25: Recording Controls. EXIT. exit EXT LINK 1: For digital receivers transmitting a special recording control signal, e. the F.
1 NV-SV121, NV-HV61, NV-HV51EC receiver (TU-DSF41). 2 NV-HV51EG, NV-MV21, NV-MV16 EXT LINK Press EXT LINK to activate the VCR´s recording stand-by mode. Page 26: Playback. Playback SV120 HV60 HV65 HV55 HV50 MV20 SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 Normal playback Optimising the playback picture quality Turn on the VCR. Normally the VCR automatically adjusts the playback Be sure the TV set is turned on and tuned to the video picture to the highest possible quality. Page 27: General Convenient Functions.
General convenient functions SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 Auto-Start Quick search for a beginning of a recording When inserting a cassette the VCR will automatically While playing back or in stop-mode. switch on. INDEX tape winds forward / INDEX tape rewinds. General convenient functions SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 Device only operation.
Tape Counter SV121 HV61 HV51 MV21 MV16 When inserting a video cassette the tape counter will Automatic shut down and removing cassettes automatically reset to [0:00. 00]. The tape counter may also be reset to [0:00.
00] by If the VCR is switched into stand-by mode, the cassette may be removed by pressing the EJECT-button. Page 29: Ntsc Playback. NICAM sound system SV121EC HV61EC HV51EC Select Mono: [ON] to record mono sound to the Hi-Fi audio tracks of the VCR, or if the quality of stereo sound reception is bad. Tuning Pos Name Pos Name Ch 6 VOX 1 ARD Press MENU, the Menu screen appears. Page 30: Before Requesting Service. Before requesting service The VCR display is not lit: Bad picture or sound: Check AC mains connection.
The use of E-300 cassettes may cause problems if the recordings Check Power save were taken at low tape speeds (LP or EP) Check [PAL] and [MESECAM] settings. Page 31: Specifications. MV16 Switching this appliance into Power consumption in operation stand-by mode does not in Power save mode disconnect it from the mains.
Multifunctional remote control (VCR and Panasonic TV) / Controls VCR direct controls (main functions) Playback functions SV121 HV61. Index Page Page Page JET REW 3D DNR 4,28 Search forward/backwards 6,27 JET SEARCH Set Top Box AC IN 5,8,9,10 Slow playback MESECAM SQPB 18,30 AUDIO output 15,18,30 AUDIO settings Mono 15,29 Stand-by mode Automatic SP/LP selection Start automatic playback Name Automatic rewinding Still playback.