Genuine Toshiba owner's manual. Couldn't really ask for more. And written in understandable English in contrast to a few recent experiences I have had with manuals for other equipment other than Toshiba but made in China and written in "Chinglish"!
Text excerpt from page 41 (click to view)
SYMPTOM POSSIBLE CAUSE(S)
â The battery pack has not been attached correctly ( pg. 6). â The battery pack is not charged ( pg. 6). â The power supply has not been correctly connected ( pg. 7).
No power is supplied.
The power suddenly goes off and doesnât come back on by itself.
â The battery pack has completely discharged. â Remove the cassette and disconnect the power source, then after a few minutes, try turning the power back on. If it still doesnât come on, consult your nearest JVC dealer.
Recording cannot be performed. â The recording tapeâs Erase Protection tab is missing. Cover the hole with adhesive tape. (Some tapes have sliding tabs. In this case, check the position of the tab.) â The camcorder Power switch has not been set to âCAMERAâ ( pg. 12).
Recording does not start.
The tape is running, but thereâs no playback picture. â The TV has not been set to its VIDEO mode or channel. â If A/V connection is used, the TVâs VIDEO/TV switch has not been set to VIDEO. â The RF unit has not been set to the correct channel. â Manual Tracking has not been performed ( pg. 31).
Noise bars appear in the playback picture. Playback picture is blurred or interrupted. The counter indication is blurred during Still playback.
â The video heads are dirty or worn out. Consult your nearest JVC dealer for head cleaning or replacement. â This is normal.
The tape stops during fast-forward or rewind. Rewinding or fast-forwarding cannot be performed. â The Counter Memory Function has been activated ( pg. 31). â The tape is already fully wound on one reel or the other.