Out of 41 Ratings

Owner's of the Magnavox VCR ZV427MG9 gave it a score of 3.8 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    3.82 out of 5
  • Durability

    3.85 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    3.7 out of 5
  • Performance

    3.92 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.62 out of 5
of 94
Recording Playback Editing
Connections Basic Setup Function Setup VCR Functions
Others Español
Please refer to relevant topics on “TROUBLESHOOTING”
on pages 81-84 before returning the product.
If this unit becomes inoperative, do not try to correct
the problem by yourself. There are no user-serviceable
parts inside. Turn off, unplug the power plug and
please call our help line mentioned on the front page
to locate an Authorized Service Center.
Cleaning the cabinet
Use a soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild
detergent solution. Do not use a solution containing
alcohol, spirits, ammonia or abrasive.
Cleaning discs
When a disc becomes dirty, clean it with a cleaning
cloth. Wipe the disc from the center to out. Do not
wipe in a circular motion.
Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner,
commercially available cleaners, detergent, abrasive
cleaning agents or antistatic spray intended for analog
Cleaning the disc lens
If this unit still does not perform properly
although you refer to the relevant sections and to
“TROUBLESHOOTING” in this owner's manual, the laser
optical pickup unit may be dirty. Consult your dealer
or an Authorized Service Center for inspection and
cleaning of the laser optical pickup unit.
Disc handling
Handle the discs so that fingerprints and dust do not
adhere to the surfaces of the discs.
Always store the disc in its protective case when it is
not used.
Auto head cleaning
• Automatically cleans video heads as you insert or
remove a cassette, so you can see a clear picture.
• Playback picture may become blurred or interrupted while
the TV program reception is clear. Dirt accumulated on
the video heads after a long period of use, or the usage
of rental or worn tapes can cause this problem. If a
streaky or snowy picture appears during playback, the
video heads in your unit may need to be cleaned.
1. Please visit your local Audio/Video store and purchase a
good quality VHS video head cleaner.
2. If a video head cleaner does not solve the problem, please
consult your dealer or an Authorized Service Center.
• Remember to read the instructions along with the video
head cleaner before use.
• Clean video heads only when problems occur.
IR signal check
If the remote control does not work properly, you can test
if the remote control sends out the infrared signal with
AM radio or a digital camera (including built-in camera
of cellular phone). It will help to define the cause of
With an AM radio:
Tune an AM radio to a station with no
broadcasting. Press a button on remote
control toward the radio. Sound will be
fluttering when you press any key and the
radio receives the signal. This means the
remote control is working.
With a digital camera (including built-in
camera of cellular phone):
Direct a digital camera to remote control,
press and hold a button on remote control. If
infrared light appears through digital camera,
the remote control is working.
© 2008 Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
All rights reserved. No part of this manual may be reproduced, copied, transmitted, disseminated, transcribed,
downloaded or stored in any storage medium, in any form or for any purpose without the express prior written
consent of Funai. Furthermore, any unauthorized commercial distribution of this manual or any revision hereto is
strictly prohibited.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice. Funai reserves the right to change the content
herein without the obligation to notify any person or organization of such changes.
with the design is a registered trademark of Funai Electric Co., Ltd and may not be used in any way without
the express written consent of Funai. All other trademarks used herein remain the exclusive property of their respective
owners. Nothing contained in this manual should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or
right to use any of the trademarks displayed herein. Misuse of any trademarks or any other content in this manual is
strictly prohibited. Funai shall aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
Dolby Digital Recording
“Dolby® Digital Recording enables consumers to record
high-quality video with stereo sound on recordable
DVD discs. The technology, when utilized instead of
PCM recording, also saves recordable disc space, allow-
ing for higher video resolution or extended recording
time on each DVD. DVDs created using Dolby Digital
Recording will play back on all DVD-video players.”
Note: This is true when the players are compatible with
actual recordable DVD discs.
Manufactured under license from
Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the
double-D symbol are trademarks of
Dolby Laboratories.
HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-
Definition Multimedia Interface
are trademarks or registered
trademarks of HDMI Licensing
E9E8BUD_ZV427MG9.indd 5E9E8BUD_ZV427MG9.indd 5 2008/03/27 13:31:222008/03/27 13:31:22