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With SHOWVIEW, timer programming is greatly simplified because each TV programme has a corresponding code number which your recorder is able to recognize.
SHOWVIEW Timer 1 Programming
Before performing SHOWVIEW Timer Programming: â Make sure that the recorder's built-in clock is set properly. â Insert a cassette with the safety tab in place. The recorder will come on automatically. â Turn on the TV and select the VIDEO channel (or AV mode).
Press the NUMBER keys to enter the SHOWVIEW number of a programme you wish to record. â If you make a mistake, press and input the correct number.
ENTER SHOWVIEW NUMBER
2 5 8 0
[0 â 9] = [ ] : DELETE [PROG] : EXIT
The SHOWVIEW number you enter appears on the front display panel:
The display panel can show only a 4-digit number.
Press OK, and the
ACCESS SHOWVIEW PROGRAM SCREEN
SHOWVIEW Program screen appears (if youâre just starting out, âP1â appears). The display panel shows the programme start time. Pressing changes the display to the programme stop time, then the date and channel position.
SHOWVIEW START 21:00 â P1 â 123456789 STOP = 22:00 VPS/PDC OFF
DATE 25.12 : OK
TV PROG 1 ARD
Make sure the channel position number you wish to record is displayed; if not, see "SHOWVIEW Setup" on page 35 and set the Guide Program number for that SHOWVIEW number correctly. â If the number you entered is invalid, "ERROR" appears on the screen and "Err" appears on the display panel. Press and input a valid SHOWVIEW number. â If the "GUIDE PROG SET" screen appears, see "ATTENTION â Regarding Guide Program Number Set" on page 23.