ERIC Number: ED264846
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Set up and Operation of Video Cassette Recorders or "...How Do I Work This Thing???"
Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau.
Designed to assist Alaskans in making optimum use of the LearnAlaska TV transmitter network, this booklet provides instructions for the operation and maintenance of videocassette recorders (VCRs). After a brief introduction, which lists state film library addresses for ordering an accompanying videocassette entitled "Set Up & Operation for VCRs and Monitors," the document is divided into seven major sections: (1) a brief history and explanation of how the LearnAlaska signal is transmitted into communities, including suggestions for improving reception; (2) directions for connecting a videotape recorder to a television with cable, a converter, and a UHF antenna (illustrations provided); (3) a list of videotape recorder functions with corresponding definitions; (4) directions for loading and unloading a videocassette; (5) instructions for recording a program off the LearnAlaska channel; (6) troubleshooting tips; and (7) suggestions for preventing equipment problems. A diagram which illustrates the component parts of the LearnAlaska telecommunications network is included. (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau.