Genuine Toshiba owner's manual. Couldn't really ask for more. And written in understandable English in contrast to a few recent experiences I have had with manuals for other equipment other than Toshiba but made in China and written in "Chinglish"!
Text excerpt from page 10 (click to view)
Using the Remote with VCR or Cable TV Converter
To control a TOSHIBA VCR, first press the VCR button. The buttons shown below will then control the VCR. The rest of the buttons operate the TV as usual. If you have another brand of VCR, you can probably program your Remote to control it. Details are on page 11. To control a cable TV converter, this Remote Control must be programmed to recognize the brand of your converter. See page 11. The shaded buttons can be used to control the cable TV converter. Press the CABLE button whenever you control the cable TV converter.
Aim at the VCR or cable TV converter
Press to control VCR.
Press the button to turn the VCR (or converter) on. Press again to turn off.
CHANNEL s / t
Press to control cable TV converter.
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C.C A P T
Press s button to select next higher channel.
Press the numbers desired for direct access.
Press t button to select next lower channel.
Some VCR's and Cable TV converters requires ENT to change channel number. This button does not function until you program the Remote Control to enter the VCR (or CABLE) code.
MUTE RECALL TV/VIDEO SURROUND
Reference Section Advanced Basic Operation Preparation Set up
Press to begin tape playback.
Press to stop the tape.
Press to rapidly advance the tape. In playback mode, press to view the picture moving rapidly in forward direction.
Press to start recording.
STILL LOCATE SWAP
Press to the TV mode to view one program while recording another program.
Press to rewind the tape. In playback mode, press to view picture moving rapidly in reverse.