Perfect for my use.Could have better pictures,but otherwise perfect ;)
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SHOWVIEW Timer Programming
With the SHOWVIEW system, timer programming is greatly simplified because each TV programme has a corresponding code number which your recorder is able to recognize. You can use the remote control with LCD panel to enter the SHOWVIEW number.
A Turn on the recorder.
B Load a cassette.
Insert a VHS (or S-VHS) cassette with the record safety tab intact.
Insert a Mini DV cassette with the erase protection switch set to âRECâ.
Before performing the SHOWVIEW Timer Programming:
C Select the deck.
Press VHS or DV.
â Make sure that the recorderâs built-in clock is set properly. â Turn on the TV and select the AV mode.
D Access the SHOWVIEW display.
Press LCD PROG.
The LCD panel looks like this: LCD panel
E Enter the SHOWVIEW number.
1 4 7
2 5 8 0
3 6 9
3 4 4
â If you make a mistake, press & and input the correct number. The SHOWVIEW number you enter appears on the LCD panel:
Press the number keys to enter the SHOWVIEW number of a programme you wish to record.
F Transmit the SHOWVIEW number.
Press to transmit the SHOWVIEW number from the remote control to the recorder.
â If the number you entered is invalid, âERRORâ appears on the TV screen and âErrâ appears on the front display panel. Input a valid SHOWVIEW number.