IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read these operating instructions carefully before using the unit. Follow the safety instructions on the unit and the applicable safety instructions
listed below. Keep these operating instructions handy for future reference.
1) Read these instructions.
2) Keep these instructions.
3) Heed all warnings.
4) Follow all instructions.
5) Do not use this apparatus near water.
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
7) Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with
the manufacturer’s instructions.
8) Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat
registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including ampliﬁ ers) that
9) Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type
plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other.
A grounding-type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong.
The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the
provided plug does not ﬁ t into your outlet, consult an electrician for
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10) Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched
particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where
they exit from the apparatus.
11) Only use attachments/accessories speciﬁ ed by the manufacturer.
12) Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
speciﬁ ed by the manufacturer, or sold with the
apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid
injury from tip-over.
13) Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for
long periods of time.
14) Refer all servicing to qualiﬁ ed service personnel. Servicing is
required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled
or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has
The precision parts in the unit are readily affected by the
environment, especially temperature, humidity, and dust. Cigarette
smoke also can cause malfunction or breakdown.
To clean the unit
Wipe with a soft, dry cloth.
Never use alcohol, thinner or benzine to clean the unit.
Before using chemically treated cloth, carefully read the instructions
that came with the cloth.
To clean the DVD lens
Dust and dirt may adhere to the unit’s lens over time, possibly making it
impossible to record or play discs.
Use the DVD lens cleaner about once every year, depending on
frequency of use and the operating environment.
Carefully read the lens cleaner’s instructions before use.
DVD lens cleaner: RP-CL720PP
To clean the video heads
Dirt on the video heads can cause poor recording and play.
If the picture does not improve, use a head-cleaning cassette. If the
problem persists, seek advice from a qualiﬁ ed service person.
Head-cleaning cassette: NV-TCL30PT (Only for U.S.A.)
Do not place the unit on ampliﬁ ers
or equipment that may become hot.
The heat can damage the unit.
The unit should not be installed
or operated near large magnets
or electromagnetic devices. Such
devices can damage pre-recorded
Do not place any heavy objects on top of the unit.
The unit should not be mounted in a vertical position. It’s designed
to operate in the horizontal position.
Before moving the unit, ensure the disc tray and cassette
compartment are empty. Failure to do so will risk severely
damaging the disc, tape and the unit.
When the unit is not to be used for a long time
To save power, unplug the AC power supply cord from the household AC outlet. The unit consumes a small amount of power even when it is turned off.
Front Display ( 63)
Quick Start ( 58) On Approx. 17.6 WApprox. 17.6 W
Off Approx. 1.7 WApprox. 3.5 W
Standby power consumption
Cautions about condensation
Condensation can cause unreliable playback of recordings.
Condensation may form in the following cases,
The unit is brought from cold surroundings into a well-heated room.
The unit is suddenly brought from cool surroundings, such as an air-
conditioned room or car, to a place which is hot and humid.
During rainy seasons.
In any of the above-mentioned conditions, do not operate the unit for at
least 2 hours. The unit is not equipped with a moisture sensor.
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