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This function enables you to set a recording length
simply by pressing [REC/OTR] on the unit.
Make sure ...
The unit must be turned on.
Insert a cassette tape with its erase-prevention tab
in place. (If necessary, rewind or fast forward the
tape to the point at which you want to begin
You cannot start OTR with the remote control.
Recording starts immediately when [REC/OTR]
When [REC/OTR] is pressed 18 times, the unit
returns to the normal recording mode.
To stop the OTR operation, press [STOP/EJECT
on the unit or on the remote control.
To show the remaining time, press [DISPLAY] on
the remote control so that “OTR” appears on the
TV screen. (It will show up momentarily then dis-
Recording stops when the display shows 0:00.
Please note that in the SLP mode maximum
recording time, assuming the tape is started at the
beginning, is 8 hours using T-160 (or 6 hours
If the tape runs out before the end time, the unit
will switch to the stop mode immediately, ejects
the tape and turns itself off.
Even if [POWER] is pressed during OTR, the unit
1 Select the channel to be recorded
Press the Number buttons or [CHANNEL K/L].
If the unit is connected to a cable box or satellite
box, the unit must be on CH3 or CH4, then the
channel to be recorded is selected on the cable box
or satellite box.
2 Select the tape speed
Press [SPEED] to select the desired tape speed
3 Begin OTR
Press [REC/OTR] on the unit as
many times as needed. The record-
ing length will be determined by
the number of times you press
[REC/OTR]. Each time it is
pressed, the recording time will be
increased by 30 minutes up to 8
OTR (One Touch Recording)
Time(s) Display Recording length
1 time (normal recording)
2 times 0:30 30 minutes
3 times 1:00 60 minutes
17 times 8:00 480 minutes
You can make copies of video tapes made by friends
or relatives for your enjoyment.
Connect your unit and a source (playing) VCR using
the following diagram.
1)Insert a pre-recorded video cassette into the source
VCR or camcorder.
2)Insert a blank video cassette or one you want to
record over, into the unit’s cassette compartment.
[SPEED] on remote control for the unit to
select the desired recording speed (SP/SLP).
] on the unit until “AUX”
appears on the screen.
[REC/OTR] on the unit.
6)Begin playback of the tape in the source VCR or
For best results during copying, use the front
panel controls whenever possible. The remote
control might affect the source VCR’s playback
7)To stop copying, press
the unit, then stop the tape on the source VCR or
COPYING A VIDEO CASSETTE
(Requires a VCR or camcorder)
WARNING: Unauthorized recordings of
copyrighted video tapes may be an
infringement of copyright laws.
VCR or camcorder]
OTR (2 : 30)