Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product AVP8280 Audiovox
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VIDEO CASSETTE PLA YER MODEL A VP-8280 OPERA TING INSTRUCTIONS .
CAUTIONS AND W ARNINGS To obtain the best results and to avoid malfunctions, PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE DESCRIPTIONS AND OPERATING PROCEDURES CONTAINED IN THIS OWNER’S MANUAL PRIOR TO OPERATING THE VIDEO CASSETTE PLAYER. WARNING : TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
Note to CATV system installer: When installing this equipment in the home adhere to Article 820-40 of the NEC that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
1 RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR THE USE OF A VIDEO MONITOR/TV IN A MOTOR VEHICLE • A VIDEO MONITOR/TV is designed for rear passenger viewing only. This product may only be installed in the rear seat compartment of the vehicle, out of the driver’s view.
2 T ABLE OF CONTENTS NOTE : This Video Cassette Player (VCP) is compatible with any Video Cassette bearing the VHS mark. The Video Cassette Player is de signed to expand your opportunities for home or mobile viewing and is not intended for any usage which might violate the copyright laws.
3 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1 Read Instructions-All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the Video Cassette Player is operated. 2 Retain Instructions- The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference.
IMPORT ANT SAFEGUARDS 4 MOISTURE CONDENSA TION In the normal temperature, if you pour a cold liquid into a glass, water vapor in the air will condense on the surface of the glass. This is moisture condensation. The moisture condensation may occur inside of VCPs which, if used in this condition, will cause damage to the head and the tape.
5 SERVICE –If the set has been subjected to excessive shock by being dropped, or the cabinet has been damaged. –If the set does not operate normally when following the operating instructions, adjust only those controls that are specified in the operating instructions.
6 VIDEO HEAD CLEANING VIDEO HEAD CLOGGING The video heads enable the VCP to read video information pictures from the tape during playback. In the unlikely event that the heads become clogged with dirt video playback will be impossible. This can easily be determined if, during playback of a known good tape, there is good sound, but the picture is extremely snowy.
FEA TURES 7 CONGRATULATIONS on your purchase of the Audiovox Model AVP-8280 Video Cassette Player. This unit is designed to satisfy all your VHS tape playback needs and with proper use and care, will offer many years of viewing enjoyment. The features of the Model AVP-8280 Video Cassette Player include: • DIGITAL AUTO TRACKING This VCP plays clear pictures without special operations.
8 CONTROLS AND INDICA TORS FRONT P ANEL ! Cassette Compartment Accepts the VHS tape for playback. @ Remote Control Receiver # Power Button When pressed this button alternately turns the VCP on and off. When power is applied to the unit, the power indicator lights red.
9 CONTROLS AND INDICA TORS (CONTINUED) % DEW (Red)/ Hi-Fi (Green) Indicator When power is on, this indicator flashes red to indicate excessive moisture buildup inside the VCP. The unit will not operate until it dries out sufficiently (the tape can be ejected from the unit).
10 CONTROLS AND INDICA TORS (CONTINUED) REAR P ANEL ! Infrared (IR) INPUT Connector This connector provides a two-wire interface with various Audiovox IR products such as VOH-681/682. (P/N 136- B1864) * Connector description @ DC 12V Jack When using a DC power source, connect this jack to 12V DC.
11 CONTROLS AND INDICA TORS (CONTINUED) # AUDIO/VIDEO OUT Connectors These connectors provide an interface to the AUDIO/VIDEO IN connectors of your video monitor, using an RCA cord. $ AUDIO/VIDEO IN Connector These connectors provide an interface to the AUDIO/VIDEO OUT connectors of your Game machine or Camcorder using an RCA cord.
12 CONTROLS AND INDICA TORS (CONTINUED) REMOTE CONTROL Turns the VCP on and off. Use this button to eject the cassette tape from the VCP. In STOP mode use this button to select between Video 1 and Video 2 inputs. In PLAY mode use this button to adjust the tracking.
CONTROLS AND INDICA TORS (CONTINUED) 13 REMOTE CONTROL BA TTERY REPLACEMENT Before attempting to operate your Remote Control, install the batteries as described below. 1 Turn the Remote Control face down. Using a fingernail, lift the battery cover up and off.
14 GETTING ST ARTED VCP TO VEHICLE CONNECTION • Connect the unit to a 12Vdc source only. • The unit should be connected to the vehicle only after verifying the polarity of the cigarette lighter socket.
15 GETTING ST ARTED (CONTINUED) 12 VOL T POWER NOTES • This VCP operates on 12Vdc only. If you apply more than 18Vdc, the VCP will automatically turn off. • If the polarity is reversed, the unit will not operate. • Use of this VCP is not recommended in excessive heat.
16 BASIC OPERA TION CASSETTE LOADING/UNLOADING LOADING UNLOADING Œ Push the cassette into the cassette compartment gently. (Arrow mark at the top) • An inverted cassette cannot be inserted. ´ When a cassette is inserted the CST-IN indicator lamp will turn on.
17 BASIC OPERA TION (CONTINUED) Œ LOADING The power will turn on automatically when a cassette is inserted even if the power switch was off. ´ PLAYBACK When the PLAY button is pressed the picture will appear within approximately 8 seconds. The tape will rewind automatically to the beginning after the end of the tape is reached and will eject.
18 SPECIAL OPERA TION Œ TO VISUALLY SEARCH FORWARD Press the FF button once in the PLAYBACK mode and the tape will advance rapidly with the pictures. ´ TO VISUALLY SEARCH REVERSE Press the REW button once in the PLAYBACK mode and the tape will rewind rapidly with the pictures.
19 SPECIAL OPERA TION (CONTINUED) ¨ AUTO REPEAT PLAYBACK • Press the PLAY button for 2 seconds or A.REPEAT button in the playback mode. The AUTO REPEAT light will illuminate. The VCP cycles through the following modes and the AUTO REPEAT lamp lights red.
20 SPECIAL OPERA TION (CONTINUED) ˆ VCP TO GAME MACHINE OR CAMCORDER CONNECTION • If you connect a Video Game machine or a Camcorder to the VCP, you can view the Video Game machine or Camcorder video on a video monitor connected to the output of the VCP.
21 SPECIAL OPERA TION (CONTINUED) Ø AUTO TRACKING ADJUSTMENT • Since this VCP features the Auto Tracking Adjustment function, it will play clear pictures. • Auto Tracking Adjustment operates automatically when the cassette is inserted. • The orange Playback indicator will blink during the auto tracking operation.
22 BEFORE CALLING AUDIOVOX TECHNICAL SUPPORT (1-800-645-4994) Before calling, check the following points for a possible cause of the trouble. A minor adjustment on your part may eliminate the problem. SYMPTOMS CAUSE POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS There is no power to the VCP.
23 SYMPTOMS CAUSE POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS No back-lighting at POWER button. Power indicated with back-lighting but unit will not operate. More indicators flashing; unit will not operate. PLAY mode indicated no audio or video on to TV.
24 SYMPTOMS CAUSE POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS Play mode indicated but no audio or video to TV. (continued) Poor video/snowy picture or lines on screen. • VCP connected by (75 OHM coax) antenna coax to TV.
25 SPECIFICA TIONS MODEL AVP-8280 POWER SUPPLY 12Vdc POWER CONSUMPTION 13Watts DIMENSION 248 X 91 X 260 (W X H X D) mm WEIGHT APPROX. 3 kg VIDEO SIGNAL SYSTEM NTSC Color VIDEO SIGNAL OUTPUT (RF)VHS Composite video 1Vpp, 75 ohms unbalanced AVX.
36 MONTH LIMITED WARRANTY Applies to Audiovox Mobile Video Products AUDIOVOX ELECTRONICS CORP. (the Company) warrants to the original retail purchaser of this product that should this product or any part thereof, under normal use and conditions, be proven defective in material or workmanship within 36 months from the date of orig inal purchase, such defect(s) will be repaired or replaced with reconditioned product (at the Company's option) without charge for parts and r epair labor.
This instrument is listed by Underwriter’s Laboratories, Inc. It is designed and manufactured to meet rigid U.L. safety standards against X-radiation, fire, casualty and electrical hazards. Audiovox Electronics Corporation 150 Marcus Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788 Thank you for purchasing the Audiovox Model A VP-8280 Video Cassette Player .
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