Remote Control Layout for the Zenith VRA422 & 421 Talking
This cheat-sheet will describe the buttons on the remote control
as well as a few basic VCR instructions.
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There are a total of 37 buttons on this remote control. Most
identifiable are the 4 raised arrows, which angle down toward
the center of the 4 buttons, and are rather like the 4 arrows
of the cardinal directions. The up and down are for the channels
on the VCR, cable box, or TV. The left and right buttons are
for the volume decrease and increase. There is a button in
the lower right quadrant of these controls which is the Mute
button for the TV.
The other set of buttons that are easily identified are the
5 buttons arranged in a circle with a
button in the middle. These control the VCR, and the center
button is play, down is stop, left is
rewind, right is fast forward, and up is pause.
The top left button of the remote, which is round, is the
power on/off control.
To the right of that button is the second of 3 buttons across
the top, and it is a 3-position switch, that goes left &
right. The left position of that switch is the VCR, the middle
controls a cable box, and the right is for controlling the
TV. The third button in the top right corner is also a round
button, but slightly smaller and more protruding than the
button on the top left, and this button is for programming
the the remote as a universal remote. When you find the code
for the TV, for example, hold this button down while you enter
the code for your TV on the number pad. You will find the
needed codes for many devices in the text manual.
Directly below the power button(Top Left), is the eject button
for the VCR.
Below the eject button is the Enter button, for entering the
changes you have just made in the menus, to be explained later.
To the left and at the bottom of the circular controls, about
the 8 o'clock position, is the Record/ITR button.
Below the circular VCR controls is the number pad, and the
buttons are arranged as:
1 - 2 - 3
4 - 5 - 6
7 - 8 - 9
TV/VCR - 0 - CM Skip (Commercial Skip?)
Below the number pad is a set of 9 buttons, and they are
A - ADJ-Left(Adjust Left?) - ADJ-Right(Adjust Right?)
Sel-Up arrow (Select Up?) - Menu - Quit
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