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SAFETY WARNINGS
Observe all warnings for your safety and to ensure trouble free use 
of your VCR.
INFORMATION 
Additional information complements instructions.
Dear SHARP Customer
Thank you for buying this SHARP VCR. Given proper care it will provide years of
entertainment for the whole family. Please read this operation manual carefully before
attempting to operate the VCR.
Copyright
Audio-visual material may consist of copyrighted works which must not be recorded
without the authority of the owner of the copyright.  Please refer to the relevant laws in
your country.
No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored or transmitted in any form without
prior permission from SHARP Electronics (UK) Ltd.
®
and PlusCode
®
are registered trademarks of Gemstar Development
Corporation.
system is manufactured under license from Gemstar Development Corporation.
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TV
IEWTM
If you require any advice or assistance regarding your Sharp
product, please visit our web-site www.sharp.co.uk/support.
Customers without Internet access may telephone 
08705 274277 during office hours (or (01)676 0648 if
telephoning from Ireland).
(i)
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VCR REMOTE CONTROL
VCR FRONT PANEL/REMOTE CONTROL EQUIVALENT FUNCTIONS.
If you prefer, or if remote control batteries fail, you will need to use the VCR front panel controls. The only
differences in function are shown below:
FUNCTION OSD
On-Screen Display
Moving UP/DOWN menu
Moving LEFT/RIGHT menu
OPERATION WITH REMOTE
CONTROL
[
/     Menu Select buttons
[
/     Menu Select buttons
OPERATION WITH VCR
FRONT PANEL
CHANNEL
/
buttons. 
Press the FF or REW buttons
on the front of the VCR.
/
(ii)
4. EJECT
17. TIMER ON/OFF
2
3
1
4
7
5
8
0
6
9
24. ZERO BACK
27. CHILD LOCK
22. MENU SELECT
/     /
/
31. PAUSE/STILL
9. AM/PM or
30. PLAY/X2
25. SKIP SEARCH
18. MODE ON-SCREEN 
DISPLAY
6. MENU
10. REWIND
29. FAST FORWARD
13.SLOW
14. TAPE SPEED
32. DPSS
SLOW SPEED 
/
+
3. AUDIO OUT
8. NUMBER
BUTTONS
21. SET
23. CLEAR
11. STOP 
(The STOP button is
also used to switch on the VCR.)
20. CHANNEL 
/
2. STANDBY  
5. VOLUME 
/
+
7. PLUSCODE
28. INPUT SELECT
33. TV/VCR
/
16. TV
1. VCR  
12. RECORD
15. DIRECT TV
RECORD
19. DISPLAY
26. SHARP SUPER PICTURE
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SHARP ELECTRONICS (U.K.) Ltd.
TINS-3987UMZZ
Printed in U.K.
This equipment complies with the requirements of Directives 89/336/EEC and 73/23/EEC
as amended by 93/68/EEC.
• Specifications are subject to change without notice as part of our policy of continuous
improvement.
• No liability is accepted for any inaccuracies or omissions in this publication, although
every possible care has been taken to make it complete and as accurate as possible.
CALLING FOR SERVICE
SHARP Customer Helpline:  Tel: 08705 274277 during office hours
(or (01) 676 0648 if telephoning from Ireland)
● 
If you are unable to resolve a problem using the TROUBLESHOOTING guide, do not
remove the cabinet or attempt to service this VCR yourself. 
For service please contact your dealer. If this is not possible, please call our Customer
Information Centre for details of your nearest Sharp Service Centre.
In the unlikely event of this equipment requiring repair during the guarantee period, you
will need to provide proof of the date of purchase to the repairing company. Please keep
your invoice or receipt which is supplied at the time of purchase.
Certain replacement parts and accessories may be obtained from our main parts
distributor who can be contacted at: Willow Vale Electronics Limited 
Tel. 0121 766 5414.  Most credit/debit cards accepted.
Alternatively, please visit our web-site:
www.sharp.co.uk/support
100% of the pulp used
in making this paper comes
from sustainable forests
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CONTENTS
 
BEFORE USING YOUR VCR
 
Important notes on your VCR .............................................................................................................. 2
Unpacking the accessories .................................................................................................................. 3
 
INSTALLING YOUR VCR
 
Connecting the cables ........................................................................................................................ 4
Installation of a satellite receiver/cable box ..................................................................................... 5
Auto Tuning ............................................................................................................................................ 6
 
BASIC OPERATION
 
Scart lead connection (Not supplied) .............................................................................................. 11
Important notes on your VCR and video tapes .............................................................................. 11
How to playback a video tape ......................................................................................................... 11
Pausing and slow motion ............................................................................................ 12
Fast forwarding/rewinding a video tape .................................................................. 13
Immediate recording.......................................................................................................................... 13
Tape speed selection.................................................................................................. 14
Direct TV recording ............................................................................................................................. 15
How to use............  to make a recording ......................................................................................... 16
How to set a delayed recording ....................................................................................................... 18
 
ADVANCED OPERATION
 
Audio and your VCR ........................................................................................................................... 21
Playback of a video tape .................................................................................................................. 23
Playing back an S-VHS tape ...................................................................................... 23
Playing back an NTSC tape ....................................................................................... 23
Checking the amount of tape remaining ................................................................ 24
Playing back a video tape repeatedly .................................................................... 24
LCD Display .......................................................................................................................................... 25
Tape counter and zero back ............................................................................................................. 25
Blue mute ............................................................................................................................................. 26
Colour ................................................................................................................................................... 26
16:9 playback and recording ............................................................................................................ 26
Searching the video tape .................................................................................................................. 27
Skip searching the video tape ................................................................................... 27
Digital programme search system (DPSS)................................................................. 27
Remote control operation of TV ........................................................................................................ 28
Recording from other equipment ..................................................................................................... 29
Decoder switching operation ............................................................................................................ 30
 
SPECIAL FEATURES ON YOUR VCR
 
Post code security ............................................................................................................................... 31
Child lock.............................................................................................................................................. 32
 
CUSTOMISED INSTALLATION
 
Manually tuning a channel ................................................................................................................ 33
Connecting a satellite receiver/cable box to your VCR ................................................................ 35
Satellite receiver/cable box installation ........................................................................................... 36
Manually sorting channels ................................................................................................................. 37
Sorting the channels into your preferred order ........................................................37
Deleting channels........................................................................................................ 38
Re-naming channels ................................................................................................... 39
Manually setting the clock ................................................................................................................. 40
 
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR VCR
 
VCR display .......................................................................................................................................... 41
Selecting the output from the VCR ................................................................................................... 41
On-screen display ............................................................................................................................... 42
Manufacturers codes for satellite receivers ..................................................................................... 44
Specifications....................................................................................................................................... 45
Troubleshooting ................................................................................................................................... 46
VCR reset .............................................................................................................................................. 48
RF channel tuning ............................................................................................................................... 48
Guarantee ........................................................................................................................................... 49
Connecting to the mains ................................................................................................................... 50
 
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