The TV is not set to receive recorder signal output.
Select the appropriate video input mode on the TV so the picture from the recorder appears on the TV screen.
The video cable is not connected securely.
Connect the video cable securely.
The connected TV power is turned off.
Turn on the TV.
The equipment connected with the audio cable is not set to receive recorder signal output.
Select the correct input mode on the audio receiver so you can listen to the sound from the recorder.
The audio cables are not connected securely.
Connect the audio cable securely.
The power of the equipment connected with the audio cable is turned off.
Turn on the equipment connected with the audio cable.
The audio connecting cord is damaged. The disc is dirty.
Replace it with new one. Clean the disc.
No disc is inserted.
Insert a disc. (Check that the disc indicator in the display window is lit.)
An unplayable disc is inserted.
Insert a playable disc. (Check the disc type, color system, and regional code.)
The disc is placed upside down.
Place the disc with the playback side down.
The disc is not placed within the guide.
Place the disc on the disc tray correctly inside the guide.
The disc is dirty. The Rating level is set.
Clean the disc.
Cancel the Rating function or change the rating level.
The video signal from the external component is copy-protected.
You cannot connect via this recorder. Connect the component directly to your TV.
Those channels are not stored in the recorder.
Restore channels. See “Program Edit” on page 17.
Aerial or cables are loose.
Tighten connections or replace cable.
Camcorder is off.
Turn camcorder on and operate properly.
The recorder’s source is incorrect.
Use AV to select input channel (AV1, AV2, DV, etc.)
The playback picture is poor.
The recorder does not start playback.
The picture from the external input is distorted
Some channels are skipped over when using v / V.
The picture or sound of broadcasting channel is weak or missing.
Camcorder image is not shown.
Camcorder image via A/V input or DV IN to recorder is not shown on TV screen.
Check the following guide for the possible cause of a problem before contacting service.
Plug the power cord into the wall outlet securely.
Press TV/DVD on the remote control repeatedly to choose DVD mode. TV indicator disappears in the display window.
The power cord is disconnected.
TV/DVD mode for the recorder is set