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Lost instructions for Panasonic VCR NV SJ400

Can't remember how to record a program on my VCR but also need to obtain another compy of instructions as I haven't used the VCR for a while and have forgotten everything! Thanks

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Go here once
http://www2.panasonic.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/PNAEndecaSearchCmd?N=779832097&Ne=&Ns=&Nr=12001&No=0&Ntt=NV-SJ500&Ntk=SupportSearch&URL=vSupportSearch&cmTag=true&cm_sp=SiteSearch-_-SupportSearch-_-SupportNoResults&cn=&catalogId=13401&storeId=15001

The link above is Panasonic's support page - just enter in your model Number and your owner's manual will be right there. If we need to dig further - just ask.
Thanks
Len

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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    Len Falk Mar 05, 2009

    Can't go to much further when a unit is obsolete and no longer available. To record, insert a blank tape and press the "Record" button - To stop recording, press the "Stop" button. To schedule a recording, press "Menu" and follow the on-line prompts. As far as the manual, When Panasonic says quote:

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