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Notes on handling
When shipping the unit, the original shipping carton
and packing materials come in handy. For maximum
protection, repack the unit as it was originally packed
at the factory.
Do not use volatile liquids, such as insect spray, near
the unit. Do not leave rubber or plastic products in
contact with the unit for a long time. They will leave
marks on the finish.
The top and rear panels of the unit may become
warm after a long period of use. This is not a
is not in use, be sure to remove the disc
and the video cassette turn off the power.
If you do not use the unit for a long period, the unit
may not function properly in the future. Turn on and
use the unit occasionally.
Notes on locating
Place the unit on a level surface. Do not use it on a
shaky or unstable surface such as a wobbling table or
inclined stand. The loaded disc or the video tape may
come off the proper position and cause damage to
When you place this unit near a TV, radio, or VCR,
the playback picture may become poor and the sound
may be distorted. In this case, place the unit away
from the TV, radio, or VCR.
Notes on cleaning
Use a soft, dry cloth for cleaning.
For stubborn dirt, soak the cloth in a weak detergent
solution, wring well and wipe. Use a dry cloth to wipe
Do not use any type of solvent, such as thinner and
benzine, as they may damage the surface of the unit.
If you use a chemical saturated cloth to clean the unit,
follow that product’s instructions.
To obtain a clear picture
The unit is a high technology, precision device. If the
video head, the head drum, the optical pick-up lens and
disc drive parts are dirty or worn down, the picture
quality becomes poor. To obtain a clear picture, we
recommend regular inspection and maintenance
(cleaning or parts replacement) every 1,000 hours of
use depending on the operating environment. For
details, contact your nearest dealer.
Notes on moisture condensation
Moisture condensation damages the unit. Please
read the following carefully.
Moisture condensation occurs, for example, when you
pour a cold drink into a glass on a warm day. Drops of
water form on the outside of the glass. In the same way,
moisture may condense on the head drum or the optical
pick-up lens inside this unit, one of the most crucial
internal parts of the unit.
Moisture condensation occurs during the
When you bring the unit directly from a cold place to a
When you use the unit in a room where you just
turned on the heater, or a place where the cold wind
from the air conditioner directly hits the unit.
In summer, when you use the unit in a hot and humid
place just after you move the unit from an air
When you use the unit in a humid place.
Do not use the unit when moisture condensation
If you use the unit in such a situation, it may damage
discs and internal parts. Remove the disc or the video
tape, connect the power cord of the unit to the wall
outlet, turn on the unit, and leave it for two or three
hours. After two or three hours, the unit will have
warmed up and evaporated any moisture. Keep the
unit connected to the wall outlet and moisture
condensation will seldom occur.
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