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Before Use (Continued)
Handling the unit
When shipping the unit
The original shipping carton and packing materials
come in handy. For maximum protection, re-pack the
unit as it was originally packaged at the factory.
When setting up the unit
The picture and sound of a nearby TV, VCR, or radio
may be distorted during playback. In this case, position
the unit away from the TV, VCR, or radio, or turn off the
unit after removing the disc.
To keep the surface clean
Do not use volatile liquids, such as insecticide spray,
near the unit. Do not leave rubber or plastic products in
contact with the unit for a long period of time. They will
leave marks on the surface.
Cleaning the unit
To clean the cabinet
Use a soft, dry cloth. If the surfaces are extremely dirty,
use a soft cloth lightly moistened with a mild detergent
solution. Do not use strong solvents such as alcohol,
benzine, or thinner, as these might damage the surface
of the unit.
To obtain a clear picture
The DVD+VCR is a high-tech, precision device. If the
optical pick-up lens and disc drive parts are dirty or
worn, the picture quality will be poor.
Regular inspection and maintenance are recommended
after every 1,000 hours of use. (This depends on the
For details, please contact your nearest dealer.
Notes on Discs
Do not touch the playback side of the disc.
Hold the disc by the edges so that fingerprints will not
get on the surface.
Do not stick paper or tape on the disc.
After playing, store the disc in its case.
Do not expose the disc to direct sunlight or sources of
heat, or leave it in a parked car exposed to direct sun-
light, as there may be a considerable temperature
increase inside the car.
Fingerprints and dust on the disc can cause poor pic-
ture quality and sound distortion. Before playing, clean
the disc with a clean cloth. Wipe the disc from the cen-
Do not use strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine,
thinner, commercially available cleaners, or anti-static
spray intended for older vinyl records.
About the symbol display
“ ” may appear on the TV screen during operation.
This icon means the function explained in this owner’s
manual is not available on that specific DVD video disc.
About the disc symbols for instructions
Asection whose title has one of the following symbols are
applicable only to those discs represented by the symbol.
Selecting the Viewing Source
You must select one of your output sources (DVD or
VCR) to view on the TV screen.
• If you want to view DVD deck output source:
Press DVD on the remote or DVD/VCR on the front panel
until DVD indicator in the display window lights and output
source of DVD deck is viewed on the TV screen.
• If you want to view VCR deck output source:
Press VCR on the remote or DVD/VCR on the front panel
until VCR indicator in the display window lights and output
source of VCR deck is viewed on the TV screen.
If you insert a disc while the DVD+VCR is in the VCR
mode, the DVD+VCR will switch to DVD mode
If you insert a cassette tape without an erasure
prevention tab while the DVD+VCR is in the DVD
mode, the DVD+VCR will switch to VCR mode auto-