Samsung MAX-B550 Instruction manual

THREE-CD CHANGER
MINI-COMPACT SYSTEM
CD-R/RW PLAYBACK
MAX-B550/B570
Instruction Manual
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CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
KLASSE 1 LASER PRODUKT
LUOKAN 1 LASER LAITE
KLASS 1 LASER APPARAT
PRODUCTO LASER CLASE 1
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK.
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
REMOVE REAR COVER. NO USER SERVICEABLE
PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
SERVICE PERSONNEL.
CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
This Compact Disc player is classified
as a CLASS 1 LASER product.
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Use of controls, adjustments or performance of procedures other
than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation
exposure.
CAUTION-INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN
AND INTERLOCKS DEFEATED, AVOID EXPOSURE TO BEAM.
This symbol indicates that dangerous voltage which
can cause electric shock is present inside this unit.
This symbol alerts you to important operating and
maintenance instructions accompanying the unit.
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH
WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY
INSERT.
Thank you for buying this
SAMSUNG mini-compact system.
Contents
Please take time to read these instructions.
They will allow you to operate your
system with ease and take full advantage
of its features.
SAFETY WARNINGS .................................................................................................................................................................................. 2
INSTALLING YOUR MINI-COMPACT SYSTEM
Front Panel View ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
Remote Control ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 5
Rear Panel View ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 6
Where to Install Your Mini-Compact System............................................................................................................................................ 7
Connecting your System to the Power Supply ........................................................................................................................................ 7
Inserting Remote Control Batteries .......................................................................................................................................................... 7
Connecting to an External Source .......................................................................................................................................................... 8
Connecting the Loudspeakers ................................................................................................................................................................ 8
Connecting the AM (MW)/LW Aerial ........................................................................................................................................................ 9
Connecting the SW Aerial (option) ........................................................................................................................................................ 9
Connecting the FM Aerial ........................................................................................................................................................................ 9
Demo/Dimmer function ............................................................................................................................................................................ 10
Setting the Clock ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
CD-PLAYER
Loading and Changing Compact Discs.................................................................................................................................................... 11
Listening to a Compact Disc .................................................................................................................................................................... 11
Selecting a Disc in the CD changer ........................................................................................................................................................ 12
Selecting a Track...................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
Searching for a Specific Music Passage on a CD .................................................................................................................................. 12
Shuffle Play Function .............................................................................................................................................................................. 12
Repeating One or All Tracks on the Compact Discs................................................................................................................................ 13
Programming the Order of Playback........................................................................................................................................................ 13
Checking or Changing Programmed Tracks ............................................................................................................................................ 14
TUNER
Searching for and Storing the Radio Stations ........................................................................................................................................ 14
Selecting a Stored Station........................................................................................................................................................................ 15
Improving Radio Reception...................................................................................................................................................................... 15
TAPE DECK
Listening to a Cassette ............................................................................................................................................................................ 16
CD Synchro Record Feature.................................................................................................................................................................... 16
Recording a Compact Disc ...................................................................................................................................................................... 16
Recording a Radio Program .................................................................................................................................................................... 17
Copying a Cassette (Dubbing) ................................................................................................................................................................ 17
Selecting the Cassette Playback Mode (Deck 2 Only) ............................................................................................................................ 17
Tape Counter............................................................................................................................................................................................ 17
OTHER FUNCTIONS
Timer Function ........................................................................................................................................................................................ 18
Cancelling the Timer ................................................................................................................................................................................ 18
Mute Function .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 19
Power Surround Function ........................................................................................................................................................................ 19
Selecting Sound Mode ............................................................................................................................................................................ 19
Setting the System to Switch off Automatically ........................................................................................................................................ 20
Super Bass Level .................................................................................................................................................................................... 20
Connecting Headphones.......................................................................................................................................................................... 20
Microphone Function (option) ................................................................................................................................................................ 20
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE
Safety Precautions .................................................................................................................................................................................. 21
Cleaning Your Mini-Compact System ...................................................................................................................................................... 21
Precautions When Using Compact Discs ................................................................................................................................................ 22
Precautions When Using Audio Cassettes .............................................................................................................................................. 22
Before Contacting the After-Sales Service .............................................................................................................................................. 22
Technical Specifications .......................................................................................................................................................................... 23
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Display Window
AI Sleep
Timer On/Off
Timer/Clock
Function Selection buttons
Standby/On
Demo/Dimmer
MIC (option)
MIC Volume (option)
Cassette Deck 1
REC/Pause
Memory
Mono/ST
Search Function buttons
Tuning Mode or Stop button
15. CD Synchro Recording
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Cassette Deck 2
Headphone Jack Connector
Enter
Sound Mode or Latin Sound
Multi Jog
S.BASS Level
Volume
Power Surround
Open/Close
Disc Change
Disc Selection buttons
Deck 1/2
Counter Reset
Reverse Mode
TAPE Normal Speed Dubbing
Compact Disc Compartment
Latin Sound can be selected in Latin American
Remote Control
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Power Surround
Sound Mode
Volume and EQ Level
CD Program and Tuner Preset Number
Main Display (Function, Frequency, Time, etc.)
FM Mode (STEREO)
EQ
D.S.P
CD-RW
Tape Reverse Mode
CD Synchro Recording
Tuner Frequency unit
AI SLEEP or SLEEP
CD Playing Disc Mode or CD Repeat Mode
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Playing Disc Number
Recording
Tape 1/2
Tuning Mode (Auto)
FM RDS Mode
CD Program or Tuner Memory to Program
Tuner Preset
TUNED
Super BASS
Rear Panel View
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1. FM Aerial Connector Terminal
2. SW Aerial Connector Terminal (option)
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3. AM Aerial Connector Terminal
4. Loudspeaker Connector Terminals
5. AUX-Input
6. Voltage selector (option)
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Remote Control
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1. Standby/On
2. Sound Mode or Latin Sound
3. TAPE Fast-Forward/ Rewind
4. Deck 1/2
5. Reverse Mode
6. CD Repeat
7. CD Stop
8. Program/Set
9. CD Track or Radio Station Search
10. Tuning Mode
11. FM Mono/Stereo
12. Volume Decrease
13. Tuner Band
14. Volume Increase
15. Disc Skip
16. CD Play/Pause
17. CD Shuffle PLAY
18. Counter Reset
19. AI Sleep
20. TAPE Stop
21. TAPE Play
22. Super Bass Level
23. AUX
24. Timer On/Off
25. Mute
Where to Install Your Mini-Compact System
Inserting Remote Control Batteries
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To take full advantage of your new mini-compact system, follow
these installation instructions before connecting the unit.
Install the system on a flat, stable surface.
Never place this unit on carpeting.
Never place this unit in an outdoor area.
Maintain an open space of approximately 6 inches (15 cm) on the
sides and rear of the system, for ventilation purposes.
Make sure that you have enough room to open the compact disc
compartment easily.
Place the loudspeakers at a reasonable distance on either side of
the system to ensure good stereo sound.
Direct the loudspeakers towards the listening area.
For optimum performance, make sure that both speakers are placed
at an equal distance above the floor.
Insert or replace remote control batteries when you:
Purchase the mini-compact system
Find that the remote control is no longer operating correctly
When replacing the batteries, use a new set of batteries and
never mix alkaline and manganese batteries.
1
Place your thumb on the position marked
on the battery
compartment cover (rear of the remote control) and push the cover in
the direction of the arrow.
2
Insert two AAA, LR03 or equivalent batteries, taking care to respect
the polarities:
+ on the battery against + in the battery compartment
– on the battery against – in the battery compartment
3
Replace the cover by sliding it back until it clicks into position.
If you will not be using the remote control for a long time,
remove the batteries to prevent corrosion.
Connecting your System to the
Power Supply
The main lead must be plugged into an appropriate socket.
Before plugging your system into a main socket, you must check
the voltage.
1
Check the position of the voltage selector on the rear of the system
(OPTIONAL).
2
Plug the main lead (marked AC Cord on the rear of the system) into
an appropriate socket.
3
Press the Standby/On button to switch your mini-compact system on.
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Connecting to an External Source
Connecting the Loudspeakers
The auxiliary input can be used to take advantage of the
sound quality of your mini-compact system when listening to
other sources.
Examples: A television
A video disc player
A Hi-Fi stereo video cassette recorder
The loudspeaker connector terminals are located on the rear
of the system.
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To connect the external source, the source must have an audio
output. In addition, you need an RCA connection cable.
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2
There are four terminals on the system:
Two for the left speaker (marked L)
Two for the right speaker (marked R)
To achieve the correct sound quality, connect the:
Red wire to the + terminals
Black wire to the – terminals
Set the system to standby mode and disconnect it and the external
source from the main.
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To connect a wire to a terminal, push the tab as far as it will go:
To the right on the system
Connect the audio cable to the rear of the mini-compact system.
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3
Insert the wire, up to the plastic sheathing, in the hole.
4
Repeat the operation for each wire.
Connect the...
To the connector marked...
Red jack
White jack
R (right)
L (left)
For optimum sound quality, do not invert the right and left
channels.
3
Plug the system back into the main socket and press Standby/On to
switch it on.
4
Select the AUX source by pressing AUX.
Result: AUX is displayed.
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Switch the external source on.
Push the tab back:
To the left on the system, until it clicks into place
To the top on the loudspeaker
Result: The wire is pinched and held firmly in place.
Adjust the volume and balance as required:
Volume
Equalizer
Example: You can watch a film and take advantage of stereo sound
provided that the original sound track is in stereo (as if you
were in a cinema).
Directions in Installing Speaker
Installation in a place near heating apparatus, under direct lay of
light or with high humidity may cause performance degradation
of the speaker.
Do not install on the wall or on a high place of pole or other
unstable place to prevent any safety accident caused by falling
of the speaker.
Do not take the speaker apart from TV or computer monitor.
The speaker near the TV or computer monitor may influence the
quality of the screen display.
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Connecting the AM (MW)/LW
Aerial
Connecting the FM Aerial
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The AM aerial (for long and medium waves) can be:
Placed on a stable surface
Fixed to the wall (you must first remove the base)
The AM aerial connector terminals are located on the rear of the system and are marked AM .
To avoid noise interference, check that the loudspeaker wires do
not run close to the aerial wires.
Always keep them at least 2 inches (5 cm) away.
How to connect a COAXIAL TYPE aerial.
Connect a 75Ω antenna to the FM antenna terminal.
Plug the connector on the FM aerial supplied into the coaxial socket
(75Ω) marked FM on the rear of the system.
Follow the instructions given on Page 14 to tune into a radio station, and determine the best position for the aerial.
If reception is poor, you may need to install an outdoor aerial.
To do so, connect an outdoor FM aerial to the FM socket on the rear
of the system using a 75Ω coaxial cable (not supplied).
AM ANT.
Connecting the SW Aerial (option)
How to connect a WIRE TYPE aerial.
Spread the SW aerial out and attach the ends to a wall, in
the position providing the best reception.
If reception is poor (e.g. distance from transmitter too
great, walls blocking the radio waves, etc.), install an outdoor aerial.
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Demo/Dimmer function
Setting the Clock
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All functions available on the system can be viewed on the
display and the display's brightness can be switched between
"on" and "off".
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Press the Demo/Dimmer button.
Result: All functions available on the system appear on the front
panel display.
Your system is equipped with a clock which allows you to
turn your system on and off automatically. You should set the
clock:
When you first purchase the mini-compact system
After a power failure
After unplugging the unit
For each step, you have a few seconds to set the required
options. If you exceed this time, you must start again.
Each of these are explained in detail in this guide. Please refer to
the relevant section.
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Press the Demo/Dimmer button again.
Result: The Dimmer function is selected and the display darkens.
Press the Demo/Dimmer button once again to brighten the front
panel display.
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A display brightness control can only be performed while the
system power is on.
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Switch the system on by pressing Standby/On.
Press Timer/Clock twice.
Result: CLOCK is displayed.
Press Enter.
Result: The hour flashes.
To...
Turn the Multi Jog knob to the...
Increase the hours
Decrease the hours
Right
Left
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When the correct hour is displayed, press Enter.
Result: The minutes flash.
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To...
Turn the Multi Jog knob to the...
Increase the minutes
Decrease the minutes
Right
Left
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When the correct time is displayed, press Enter.
Result: The clock starts and is displayed, even when the system is in
standby mode.
You can display the time, even when you are using another
function, by pressing Timer/Clock once.
You can also use Program/Set button on the remote control
to instead Enter button in step 3, 5, 7.
You can also use
/
buttons to instead Multi Jog
knob in step 4, 6.
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Loading and Changing Compact
Discs
Listening to a Compact Disc
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The CD disc changer can contain up to three 12 cm or 8 cm
compact discs without using an adapter.
Never force the compact disc carrousel when opening and
closing the compartment.
Never press down or place objects on the carrousel.
Always treat your compact discs with care; refer, if necessary, to
the section entitled “Precautions When Using Compact Discs” on
page 24 .
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Switch the system on by pressing Standby/On.
Press the Open/Close( ) button on the front panel.
Result: The compartment opens.
Place one or two discs in the front slots of the carrousel, with the
label on the discs facing upwards.
Check that the compact disc has been correctly inserted in
the holder before closing the compartment.
If you wish to load a third compact disc, press the Disc Change
button on the front panel (or Disc Skip on the remote control).
Result: The carrousel rotates by 120°.
Close the compartment by pressing the Open/Close( ) button
again.
If you wish to start playing a disc directly, you can also
proceed as follows.
To play...
Press...
Disc 1
CD (
) or Disc 1
Disc 2
Disc 2
Disc 3
Disc 3
Result: The compartment closes automatically and the disc selected
starts playing.
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To change or unload the compact disc changer, repeat Steps 2 to 5.
This unit has been designed to playback the CDs: Audio CD,
CD Text, CD-R and CD-RW.
When you have loaded at least one compact disc into the
player, you can start listening to it.
Continued use of irregular shape CDs (heart-shape, octagonal,
etc.) can damage the unit.
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Switch the system on by pressing Standby/On.
Select the CD function by pressing CD (
) on the front panel.
Load one or more discs.
Press CD (
) on the front panel or
on the remote control.
If you have loaded more than one compact disc, they will
be played in turn.
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Adjust the volume as required by:
Turning the Volume knob on the front panel
or
Pressing the VOL. + or - buttons on the remote control
To pause temporarily during playback, press CD (
Press CD (
7
Press
).
) again to continue disc playback.
when you have finished.
When playing a disc, you can load new discs without
stopping the current one. To do so, open the compartment by
pressing Disc Change and load new discs in the other two
vacant slots (not the one containing the disc that you are playing).
You cannot rotate the carrousel during playback.
When no discs are loaded, the “NO DISC” indication is displayed.
The CD player stops automatically after playing the three discs, if
the CD REPEAT function has not been selected.
Keep the compartment closed whenever you are not using
it, to prevent dust from entering.
You can load or unload compact discs when the radio,
tape or auxiliary source function is selected.
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When playing a CD-R or CD-RW
User-edited CD-Rs (Recordable) and CD-RWs (Rewritable)
can be played back only if they are already “finalized”.
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• You can play back your original CD-Rs or CD-RWs recorded in
music CD format. (However, they may not be played back
depending on their characteristics or recording conditions.)
• Some CD-Rs or CD-RWs may not be played back on this unit
because of their disc characteristics, damage or stain on them,
or if the player’s lens is dirty.
• CD-RWs may require a longer readout time. (This is caused by
the fact that the reflectance of CD-RWs is lower than for
regular CDs.)
Selecting a CD in the Disc changer
Searching for a Specific Music
Passage on a CD
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The CD function is automatically selected when Disc Skip is
pushed.
To select a specific disc, press the corresponding Disc (1, 2, 3) button
on the front panel or Disc Skip on the remote control, until the
required disc indicator flashes.
Result: All the discs will be played in turn, starting with the one selected.
If you wish to play the current disc only, press Repeat on the
front panel one or more times, until 1 CD is displayed.
If you use the Disc (1, 2, 3) function when listening to the
radio or to a tape, the system switches automatically to the CD
mode.
If the disc selected is not loaded, the next disc is played
automatically.
Selecting a Track
It is recommended that you turn the volume down before using
this function.
To search through the tracks...
Press and hold down...
Forwards
for at least one second
Backwards
for at least one second
You can also press and hold down
search through the tracks.
/
on the front panel to auto
Shuffle Play Function
You can select the track you wish to listen to, either when the
compact disc player is stopped or when a disc is playing.
To start playback at the beginning of the...
When listening to a compact disc, you can quickly search for
a specific music passage on a track.
You can listen to the tracks on a compact disc in a different
order each time, as the various tracks will be selected
automatically in a random sequence.
Turn the Multi Jog knob...
Next track
One notch to the right
Current track
One notch to the left
Previous track
Two notches to the left
Track of your choice
The appropriate number of
notches to the right or to the left
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Press the Shuffle button.
Result: The SHUFFLE indication appears and all the tracks are
played in a random order. Both the track number and the
playing time are displayed.
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When playing tracks in a random order, you can:
Move on to the next track (selected at random) by pressing
/
or turning Multi Jog one notch to the right
Search quickly for a specific point in the current track by pressing
/
or turning Multi Jog one notch to the left
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When you have finished the random playback, press
Shuffle button again.
You can also use the
and
buttons on the front panel, or
the
and
buttons on the remote control to select a track.
or press the
Repeat and CD Synchro function are not available in Shuffle playing
mode.
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Repeating One or All Tracks on the
Compact Discs
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You can repeat indefinitely:
A specific track on a compact disc.
All tracks on the compact disc selected.
All discs loaded in the carrousel
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To repeat...
The current track indefinitely
The selected disc
All discs loaded
2
Press CD Repeat on the Front
Panel one or more times until...
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REPEAT 1 is displayed
REPEAT 1 CD is displayed
REPEAT ALL CD is displayed
To select other tracks, repeat Steps 4 to 6.
Press CD (
) to listen to the track selection in the order
programmed.
To...
Turn the Multi Jog knob...
Listen to the current track again
Listen to the previous track
Listen to the next track
Skip forwards or backwards one
or more tracks
One notch to the left
Two notches to the left
One notch to the right
The appropriate number of
notches to the right or to the
left
When you wish to stop the Repeat function, press CD Repeat until ALL
CD or 1 CD is displayed, or press
10
.
To cancel the selection, press
.
Once if the compact disc player is stopped
Result: PRGM is no longer displayed.
If you open the compartment, the selection is cancelled.
If you select the number of a disc which is not loaded or a
track which does not exist on the CD, the selection skips to the
next programmed track.
You can also use the
tracks in step 5, 9.
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buttons to select the required
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Programming the Order of Playback
You can decide:
The order in which you listen to the tracks on the discs loaded
Which tracks you do not wish to listen to
You can program up to 24 tracks.
You must stop the compact disc player before selecting the tracks.
This feature can be combined with the Repeat function.
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If the CD function is selected, stop the player by pressing
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Load the selected CDs.
Press Program.
Result: The following indications are displayed:
(01 = Program no., DI = Disc no., – – = Track no. on the disc)
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8
If necessary, select the disc containing the required track by pressing
the corresponding Disc (1, 2, 3) button.
Select the required track by turning the Multi Jog knob:
To the left to move back through the tracks
To the right to move forward through the tracks
Press Program to confirm your selection.
Result: The selection is stored and
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is displayed.
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Checking or Changing Programmed
Tracks
Searching for and Storing the Radio
Stations
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You can check or change your selection of tracks at any time.
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2
Press
15 FM stations
15 AM stations (or 8 MW and 7 LW stations) or
15 AM stations (5 MW ,5 SW1,and 5 SW2 Stations)
once if you have started listening to the selection.
Press Program.
Result: The following indications are displayed:
(CH = Check, 01=Program No, DI = Disc No, – – = Track No on the disc)
If you have already programmed 24 tracks, CH is displayed
instead of PR when you press Program.
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Press Program again.
Result: The first track selected is displayed, together with the letter CH (Change).
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5
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8
Press Program one or more times until the track to be changed is displayed.
If necessary, press the corresponding Disc (1, 2, 3) button to change discs.
Press
You can store up to:
and
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2
3
4
or turn Multi Jog to select a different track.
Press Program to confirm your change.
Switch the system on by pressing Standby/On.
Select the TUNER function by pressing TUNER.
Select the required frequency band by pressing TUNER (Band)
again on the front panel or Tuner (Band) on the remote control.
Result: The appropriate indication is displayed:
FM
Frequency Modulation
AM(MW)
Medium Wave
SW1(Option)
Short Wave
SW2(Option)
Short Wave
LW(Option)
Long Wave
To search for a
station...
Press Tuning Mode
Manually
One or more times until MANUAL is
displayed.
One or more times until AUTO is
displayed.
Automatically
Press CD ( ) to start listening to the selection.
Result: The first track selected is played.
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5
Select the station to be stored by:
Turning the Multi Jog knob to the right or to the left to increase or
decrease the frequency respectively
or
Pressing Tuning
or
on the remote control
To scroll through the frequencies faster when searching
manually, hold down the Tuning Down or Up buttons.
The automatic search procedure may stop on a frequency that
does not correspond to a radio station. If this happens, use the
manual search mode.
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6
Adjust the volume by:
Turning the Volume knob on the front panel
or
Pressing the VOL. + or – buttons on the remote control
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Select the stereo or mono mode by pressing Mono/ST.
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6
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2,3,4,7
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2,3
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2,3,4,7
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Searching for and Storing the Radio
Stations (continued)
Selecting a Stored Station
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If you do not want to store the radio station found, revert to Step 4
and search for another station.
Otherwise:
a Press Memory.
Result: The PRGM is displayed for a few seconds.
b Press Tuning Down and Up to assign a program number
between 1 and 15.
c Press Memory to store the radio station.
Result: PRGM is no longer flashed and the station is stored.
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You can listen to a stored radio station as follows:
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2
3
Select the TUNER function by pressing Tuner on remote control.
Select the required frequency band by pressing Tuner (Band) on the
remote control or TUNER (Band) again on the front panel.
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Press the Tuning Mode button on the front panel of the unit, or the
Tuning Mode button on the remote control until “PRESET” is
displayed.
5
Turning Multi jog on the front panel left or right until the desired
station is found or press
/
to select the desired station.
or
Select the desired station by pressing the station number stored,
using the Tuning
or
button on the remote control.
Result: The desired station is now received.
To store any other radio frequencies required, repeat Steps 3 to 8.
The PROGRAM function can be used to assign a new station
to an existing program number.
You can also use Program/Set button on the remote control
to instead Memory button in step 8.
Switch the system on by pressing Standby/On.
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8
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4
5
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In Tuner mode
Improving Radio Reception
In manual tuning mode, you can use Multi Jog or
/
button to manual search a radio station.
During Tuner auto searching, press
button to stop auto
searching.
In Preset tuning mode, you can use Multi Jog or
button to search a stored radio station.
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You can improve the quality of radio reception by:
Rotating the FM or AM(MW) aerial
Testing the positions of the FM and AM(MW) aerials before fixing them
permanently
If reception from a specific FM radio station is poor, press Mono/ST.
to switch from stereo mode to mono. The quality of the sound will be
improved.
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Listening to a Cassette
CD Synchro Record Feature
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Always treat your cassettes with care; refer, if necessary, to
the section entitled “Precautions When Using Audio Cassettes”
on page 22.
1
2
3
Switch the system on by pressing the Standby/On button.
Select the TAPE function by pressing TAPE on the front panel.
Open either cassette deck 1 or 2 by pushing and releasing the deck
cover where PUSH EJECT ( ) is written.
4
Insert the pre-recorded cassette with the open edge of the tape
facing downward.
5
Close the deck by pushing on it until it clicks into place.
Result: Depending on the deck selected, the 1 or 2 indication is
displayed in front of the counter number.
6
If you have inserted two cassettes, press Deck 1/2 on the front panel
or directly the Deck 1/2 button on the remote control to select the
cassette to be played.
You can record a compact disc on a cassette in two different ways:
Synchronised recording
Direct recording
This feature enables you to synchronize the start of the
recording with the start of the disc or track of your choice.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Switch the system on by pressing Standby/On.
Insert a blank cassette in Deck 2.
Select the CD function by pressing CD on the front panel.
Load a compact disc.
Select the required disc.
Select the required track and press CD Synchro or press CD Synchro directly to start recording at the beginning of the disc.
Result: REC is displayed and recording starts.
To stop recording, press
.
Result: Depending on the deck selected, the TAPE 1 or TAPE 2
indication is displayed.
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8
To listen to...
Press ...
Side A
TAPE (
) once
Side B
TAPE (
) twice
Result: The cassette starts playing.
3
DECK 1 and DECK 2
DECK 2 only
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1
When the cassette is stopped, select one of the following functions
as required.
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Main Unit
To...
Rewind the cassette
Fast-forward the cassette
Press...
The direct recording mode enables you to start recording with
any track on the compact disc.
Remote Control
To...
Rewind the cassette
Fast-forward the cassette
1
2
3
4
5
6
1
8
You can only record on cassettes in Deck 2.
You do not need to adjust the volume, as it has no effect on the recording.
Press ...
6
2,7
Recording a Compact Disc
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7
8
9
Switch your system on by pressing Standby/On.
Insert a blank cassette in Deck 2.
Select the CD function by pressing CD on the front panel.
Load the compact disc.
Select the required disc.
Select the required track on the compact disc and press
on the front
panel or
on the remote control to set the compact disc player to Pause
mode.
Press the REC/Pause.
Result: REC is displayed.
Press the
to start playing the track.
Result: The track is recorded on the cassette.
To stop recording, press
3,6,8
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Recording a Radio Program
Selecting the Cassette Playback
Mode (Deck 2 Only)
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You can record a radio program of your choice.
You can only record on cassettes in Deck 2.
You do not need to adjust the volume, as it has no effect on
the recording.
Your mini-compact system has three cassette playback modes
which enable you to listen to both sides of a cassette
automatically.
Press REV.Mode until the appropriate symbol is displayed.
When the display indicates... The mini-compact system plays back...
1
2
3
4
Switch the system on by pressing Standby/On.
Insert a blank cassette in Deck 2.
One side of the selected cassette and
then stops.
Select the TUNER function by pressing TUNER.
Select the radio station that you wish to record by pressing Tuning
One side of the cassette.
The other side of the cassette and then
stops.
or
on the remote control or by press the Tuning Down or
Up on the front panel.
Both sides of the cassette indefinitely until
you press stop.
5
Press REC/Pause.
Result: REC is displayed in red and recording starts.
6
To stop recording, press
.
3
5
6
1
4
4
Copying a Cassette (Dubbing)
You can copy a cassette from Deck 1 to Deck 2. Two options
are available:
Normal speed dubbing
You do not need to adjust the volume, as it has no effect on the
recording.
Take care not to insert the tape to be copied in Deck 2, as it will
be erased when you start recording.
1
2
3
4
Switch your system on by pressing Standby/On.
Insert a blank cassette in Deck 2.
When playing a cassette in one of the cassette decks, a
counter is displayed to enable you to take note of the counter
value at the start of each track to start playback at the
beginning of the track to which you wish to listen.
Before starting to record a cassette for which you wish to take
note of the counter values at the beginning of each track, reset
the counter by pressing Counter Reset .
Insert the tape to be copied in Deck 1.
To copy a cassette at...
Press...
Normal speed
Dubbing
Result: The appropriate indications are displayed and the cassette in
Deck 1 is copied to the cassette in Deck 2.
5
Tape Counter
To stop dubbing, press
.
4
1
5
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Each cassette deck has a separate counter.
Timer Function
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The timer enables you to switch the system on or off at
specific times.
Example: You wish to wake up to music every morning.
If the timer switch on and off times are identical, the word ERROR is
displayed.
If you no longer want the system to be switched on or off
automatically, you must cancel the timer.
Before setting the timer, check that the current time is correct.
For each step, you have a few seconds to set the required
options. If you exceed this time, you must start again.
1
2
3
4
5
2
Switch the system on by pressing Standby/On.
Press Timer/Clock until
1,9
TIMER is displayed.
4,5,7
6
6
Press Enter.
Result: ON TIME is displayed (instead of the equalizer symbols) for
a few seconds, followed by any switch-on time already set;
you can set the timer switch-on time.
Set the timer switch-on time.
a Set the hour by tuning the Multi Jog knob to the right or to the left.
b Press Enter.
Result: The minutes flash.
c Set the minutes by tuning the Multi Jog knob to the right or to
the left.
d Press Enter.
Result: OFF TIME is displayed (instead of the equalizer symbols)
for a few seconds, followed by any switch-off time already
set; you can now set the timer switch-off time.
Set the timer switch-off time.
a Set the hour by tuning the Multi Jog knob to the right or to the left.
b Press Enter.
Result: The minutes flash.
c Set the minutes by tuning the Multi Jog knob to the right or to
the left.
d Press Enter.
Result: VOL XX is displayed, where XX corresponds to the
volume already set.
3,4,5,6,7,8
To set the timer function
You may use Multi Jog or
/
buttons to adjust in step 4,
5, 6, 7.
You can also use Program/Set button on the remote control to
instead Enter button in step 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
Cancelling the Timer
6
Press Tuning Down and Up to adjust the volume level and press
Enter.
Result: The source to be selected is displayed.
7
Turn the Multi Jog knob to select the source to be played when the
system switches on.
You can stop the timer at any time (system on or in standby mode).
If you select...
You must also...
To...
Press Timer-On/Off...
TAPE (cassette)
Insert a recorded cassette in one of
the decks before setting the
system to standby.
Cancel the timer
Once.
Result:
is no longer displayed.
Restart the timer
Twice.
Result:
is displayed again.
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TUNER (radio)
a Press Enter.
b Select the FM or AM frequency
band by tuning the Multi Jog
knob to the right or to the left.
c Press Enter.
d Select a preset station by tuning
the Multi Jog knob to the right or
to the left.
CD (compact disc)
a Load one or more compact discs.
b Select the required disc.
Press Enter to confirm the timer.
Press Standby/On to set the system to standby mode.
is displayed to the bottom left of the time, indicating that
Result:
the timer has been set. The system will switch on and off
automatically at the required times.
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After having set the timer, it will start automatically as shown
by the TIMER indication on the display. If you no longer wish
to use the timer, you must cancel it.
Mute Function
Selecting Sound Mode
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You can turn the sound off temporarily on your system.
Example: You wish to answer a telephone call.
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2
our mini-compact system is equipped with a preset equalizer
that allows you to choose the most appropriate balance
between treble and bass frequencies, according to the type of
music you are listening to.
Press Mute.
To switch the sound back on (at the same volume as before), press
Mute again or the Volume buttons.
This model provides D.S.P modes so that you can enjoy virtually original sound.
Turn Sound Mode (Latin Sound) on the front panel or Press Sound
Mode (Latin Sound) on the remote control until the required option is
selected.
To obtain a...
Select...
Normal balance (linear)
Balance suitable for pop music
Balance suitable for rock music
Balance suitable for classic music
Balance suitable for hall
Balance suitable for live
Balance suitable for cinema
or
PASS
POP
ROCK
CLASSIC
HALL
LIVE
CINEMA
Normal balance (linear)
Balance suitable for pop music
Balance suitable for rock music
Balance suitable for classic music
Balance suitable for salsa music
Balance suitable for samba music
Balance suitable for lambada music
PASS
POP
ROCK
CLASSIC
SALSA
SAMBA
LAMBADA
Latin Sound can be selected in Latin American
Power Surround Function
Your mini-compact system is equipped with the function
of Power Surround.
The Power Surround replaces conventional stereo sound
with a wider and more true-to-life sound. It creates the
feeling of being right at the centre of the music and being
surrounded by total music sound.
Press P. Surround button on the front panel until the
required option is selected. Each time the P. Surround button is pressed, “P,SURR, ” is selected or cancelled in this
order.
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Setting the System to Switch off
Automatically
Connecting Headphones
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While listening to a compact disc or a cassette, you can
set the system to switch off automatically
Example: You wish to go to sleep to music.
1
Press AI Sleep.
Result: playback starts and the following indications are displayed:
2
Press AI Sleep one or more times to indicate how long the
system should continue playing before it switches off:
You can connect a set of headphones to your mini-compact
system so that you can listen to music or radio programmers
without disturbing other people in the room. The earphones
must have a 3.5 mm jack or an appropriate adapter.
Connect the headphones to the Phones jack on the front panel.
Result: The loudspeakers are no longer used to output the sound.
90 MIN
Prolonged use of headphones at a high volume may damage
your hearing.
At any time, you can:
Check the remaining time by pressing AI Off/Sleep
Change the remaining time by repeating Steps 1 and 2
3
Press AI Sleep one or more times until AI SLEEP is displayed.
Result: The system will automatically switch off at the end of the disc
or cassette.
4
To cancel SLEEP or AI OFF function, press AI Sleep one or more
times until OFF is display.
Super Bass Level
Your mini-compact system has a bass amplification function
called S.Bass (Super Bass Sound). This function makes the
sound more powerful and real.
1
Turn S.Bass Level knob on the front panel or press the S.BASS Level
button on the remote control.
Press the button on the remote control repeatedly to select
➞“OFF ➞ S, BASS1 ➞ S, BASS 2 ➞ S, BASS3 ➞ S, BASS4”.
Microphone Function (option)
The microphone enables the user to mix in his or her vocals
to sing-along with the music or recording .
Preparation
Plug the microphone with a 6.3mm mic jack into microphone terminal.
1
Turn the MIC Mixing knob to adjust the mic mixing.
or turn the knob on the front panel repeatedly to select
“OFF ↔ S, BASS1↔ S, BASS 2 ↔ S, BASS3↔S, BASS4”.
2
You can select the level of low tones you desired.
1
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Cleaning Your Mini-Compact
System
Safety Precautions
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The following diagrams illustrate the precautions to be taken
when using or moving your mini-compact system.
To obtain the best possible results from your mini-compact
system, you must clean the following elements regularly:
The outer casing
The compact disc player
The cassette players (heads, rollers and drive capstans)
Always unplug the system from the wall outlet:
Before cleaning it
If you are not going to be using it for a long time
Outer Casing
Clean the outer casing regularly using a soft cloth and a light detergent. Do
not use abrasive powders, liquids or aerosol cleaners. Never let any liquids
get into the system.
Ambient operating conditions:
Ambient temperature
5°C-35°C
Humidity
10-75%
Do not expose the unit to direct sun
radiation or other heat sources.
This could lead to overheating and
malfunction of the unit.
Compact Disc Player
1
Before playing a compact disc, clean it with a special CD cleaning
agent. Do not use the same cleaning agents as for vinyl LP records.
Carefully wipe the disc from the centre outward.
2
Regularly clean the player with a special cleaning disc (available from
your local dealer).
Tape Decks
1
2
Do not place potted plants or vases
on top of the unit. Moisture entering
the unit could lead to dangerous
electric shock and can cause
equipment damage. In such events
immediately disconnect the main
plug from the socket.
During thunderstorms, disconnect
the main plug from the socket.
Main voltage peaks due to lightning could damage the unit.
Press Push Eject(
) to open the cassette deck.
Use a cotton bud and a special cassette cleaning agent to clean the:
Head (1)
Rollers (2)
Drive capstans (3)
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VOLUME
UP
1
2
DOWN
Remove the batteries from the
remote control, if not used for any
extended period.
Leaking batteries can cause serious
damage to the remote control.
When using headphones, take care
not to listen at excessive volumes.
Extended use of headphones at
high volumes will lead to hearing
damage.
Do not place heavy items on the
Do not remove any equipment panels.
main lead. Main cable damage can
The inside of the unit
lead to damage of the equipment (fire
contains live components, which
hazard) and can cause electric
cause electric shock.
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shock.
If you will not be using the remote control for a long time,
remove the batteries to prevent corrosion.
Although your system is very hard-wearing, it should not be
used in an excessively dusty environment or subjected to
shocks or extreme heat (close to heating appliances or in
direct sunlight, etc.).
If the unit emits an unpleasant odor when in use, unplug it
from the main supply and contact the after-sales service.
Precautions When Using Compact
Discs
Before Contacting the After-Sales
Service
Handle your compact discs with care. Always hold them by the
edges to avoid leaving fingerprints on the shiny surface.
When you have finished playing a compact disc, always put it back
in its case.
Do not fix paper or adhesive tape to the discs and do not write on
the label.
Clean them with a special-purpose cloth.
Store your compact discs in a clean place, out of direct sunlight,
where they will not be exposed to high temperatures.
Always use compact discs marked
.
It always takes a little time to become familiar with a new appliance. If you
have any of the problems listed below, try the solutions given. They may
save you the time and inconvenience of an unnecessary service call.
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Problem
Checks/Explanation
The system does not work
• The main lead is not correctly plugged into
a wall socket or the wall socket is not
switched on.
• The remote control batteries need replacing
or the polarity has not been respected.
• The Standby/On button has not been
pressed.
There is no sound
• The volume has been completely turned
down.
• The correct function (TUNER, CD, TAPE,
AUX) has not been selected.
• You have connected a set of earphones.
• The loudspeaker wires have been
disconnected.
• The MUTE button has been pressed.
The Timer does not work
• The timer has been stopped by pressing
Timer On/Off.
Precautions When Using Audio
Cassettes
In case it does not work, even the
action is taken as above.
• Press the P.Surround button for 5 seconds
in power ‘OFF’(standby), then it is returned
the original position (RESET)
Check that the tape in the cassette is sufficiently taught.
To prevent erasing a cassette that you wish to keep, remove the
safety tab on the upper edge of the cassette. To record a cassette,
where the tab has been broken, simply cover the opening with
adhesive tape.
When you have finished playing a cassette, always put it back in its
case.
Store your cassettes in a clean place, out of direct sunlight, where
they will not be exposed to high temperatures.
Avoid using 120-minute cassettes as they place unnecessary strain
on the tape mechanism.
The compact disc player does not
start playing
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The tape does not start playing
• The CD function has not been selected.
• The disc has been inserted face down or is
either dirty or scratched.
• The laser sensor is dirty or dusty.
• The system has not been installed on a flat,
horizontal surface.
• Condensation has formed in the player;
leave the system in a warm, airy room for at
least one hour.
• The TAPE function has not been selected.
• The cassette has not been inserted correctly.
• The cassette player has not been closed.
• The tape is either slack or broken.
The volume falls off
The cassette is not erased correctly
There is excessive wow and flutter
• The audio heads are dirty.
• The rollers or drive capstans are dirty.
• The tape is worn.
Reception is poor or no radio stations are received at all
• The TUNER function has not been selected.
• The radio frequency has not been correctly
selected.
• The aerial has been disconnected or is not
facing the right way. Turn it until you find the
best orientation.
• You are in a building that blocks radio
waves; you must use an outside aerial.
If the above guidelines do not allow you to solve the problem, take a
note of:
The model and serial numbers, normally printed on the rear of
the system
Your warranty details
A clear description of the problem
Then contact your local dealer or SAMSUNG after-sales service.
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Technical Specifications
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SAMSUNG strives to improve its products at all times. Both the design specifications and these user
instructions are thus subject to change without notice.
RADIO
LW(option)
Usable sensitivity
60 dB
SW(option)
Usable sensitivity
40 dB
AM (MW)
Tuning range
522 - 1611KHz
Signal/noise ratio
40 dB
Usable sensitivity
54 dB
Total harmonic distortion
2%
FM
Tuning range
87.5 - 108MHz
Signal/noise ratio
62 dB
Usable sensitivity
10 dB
Total harmonic distortion
0.3 %
COMPACT DISC PLAYER
Capacity
3 discs
Frequency range
20 Hz - 20 KHz (± 1 dB)
Signal/noise ratio
90 dB (at 1 KHz) with filter
Distortion
0.05 % (at 1 KHz)
Channel separation
74 dB
Disc sizes
Diameter: 120 or 80 mm. Thickness: 1.2 mm
TAPE DECK
Frequency range
125 Hz ~ 12 KHz
Signal/noise ratio
40 dB
Channel separation
35 dB
Erasing effect
60 dB
AMPLIFIER
Output power (6 Ω)
70 Watts / Ch RMS, (total harmonic distortion: 10 %) .............MAX-B550
100 Watts / Ch RMS, (total harmonic distortion: 10 %) ...........MAX-B570
Channel separation
50 dB
Signal/noise ratio
75 dB
GENERAL
Dimensions
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270 (W) x 332 (H) x 410 (D) mm
THIS APPLIANCE IS MANUFACTURED BY:
ELECTRONICS
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AH68-01033J