VCR2000 03 01
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VIDEO TECHNICAL BULLETIN
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Sharp Electronics (UK) Limited
White – Carry out as required
Yellow – Carry out as required and whenever the unit comes in for service
Red – Carry out on all units
SYMPTOM This is an addition to technical bulletin number VCR991101.
In certain circumstances it may be possible for the VCR to automatically start up from
standby mode. The VCR can start up automatically, play to the end of the tape where
the end-sensor will action the tape to rewind to the start of the tape and finally eject.
Electrical noise on the matrix of the operation PWB will cause the unit to set into play
mode. This is most likely when the digitron displays 1:16:11 pr1.
1) Main PWB DUNTK5533**** with shuttle.
Add 120pF surface mount capacitor to the main PWB at the locations C810 and
2) Main PWB DUNTK5722**** with shuttle.
Add capacitor (VCKYD41HB101K 100pF) to two positions, as follows: -
a) Between RJ107 to GND (Ground).
b) AO connector pin 4 to JP237 (GND).
3) Main PWB DUNTK5722**** without shuttle.
Delete jumper wires RJ108 and RJ109 (VRS-CY1JF000J) on main PWB located by
Please update your Service Manual with the parts listed below.
C810 & C812