K-902
Natural Sound Stereo Cassette Deck
Platine à cassette stéréo de la série “Natural Sound”
OWNER’S MANUAL
MODE D'EMPLOI
IMPORTANT
Please record the serial number of your unit in the space below.
Model:
Serial No:
The serial number is located on the rear of the unit.
Retain this Owner’s Manual in a safe place for future reference.
Thank you for purchasing the YAMAHA stereo cassette deck.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
÷ Explanation of Graphical Symbols
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an
equilateral triangle, is intended to alert you to the presence of
uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product's
enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a
risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is
intended to alert you to the presence of important operating
and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature
accompanying the appliance.
7 Wall or Ceiling Mounting — The appliance should be
mounted to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by the
manufacturer.
8 Ventilation — The appliance should be situated so that
its location or position does not interfere with its proper
ventilation. For example, the appliance should not be
situated on a bed, sofa, rug or similar surfaces that may
block the ventilation openings: or placed in a built-in
installation, such as a bookcase or cabinet that may impede
the flow of air through the ventilation openings.
9 Heat — The appliance should be situated away from
heat sources such as radiators, stoves, or other appliances
that produce heat.
10 Power Sources — The appliance should be connected
to a power supply only of the type described in the
operating instructions or as marked on the appliance.
11 Power-Cord Protection — Power-supply cords should
be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or
pinched by items placed upon or against them, paying
attention to receptacles, and the point where they exit from
the appliance.
12 Cleaning — The appliance should be cleaned only as
recommended by the manufacturer.
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not
expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
13 No Use Periods — The power cord of the appliance
should be unplugged from the outlet when left unused for a
long period of time.
14 Object and Liquid Entry — Care should be taken so
1 Read Instructions — All the safety and operating
that objects do not fall into and liquids not spilled into the
inside of the appliance.
instructions should be read before the appliance is
operated.
15 Damage Requiring Service — The appliance should be
2 Retain Instructions — The safety and operating
A. The power-supply cord or the plug has been damaged;
or
B. Objects have fallen, or liquid has been spilled into the
appliance; or
C. The appliance has been exposed to rain; or
D. The appliance does not appear to operate normally or
exhibits a marked change in performance; or
E. The appliance has been dropped, or the cabinet
damaged.
instructions should be retained for future reference.
3 Heed Warnings — All warnings on the appliance and in
the operating instructions should be adhered to.
4 Follow Instructions — All operating and other instructions
should be followed.
5 Water and Moisture — The appliance should not be used
near water — for example, near a bathtub, washbowl,
kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near
swimming pool, etc.
6 Carts and Stands — The appliance should be used only
with a cart or stand that is recommended by the
manufacturer.
6A An applicance and cart
combination should be moved with
care. Quick stops, excessive force,
and uneven surfaces may cause the
appliance and cart combination to
overturn.
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serviced by qualified service personnel when:
16 Servicing — The user should not attempt to service the
appliance beyond those means described in the operating
instructions. All other servicing should be referred to
qualified service personnel.
17 Grounding or Polarization — The precautions should be
taken so that the grounding or polarization of an appliance
is not defeated.
CAUTION
The apparatus is not disconnected from the AC power
source as long as it is connected to the wall outlet,
even if the apparatus itself is turned off.
This product generates/uses radio frequencies and, if
not installed and used according to the instructions
found in the users manual, may cause interference
harmful to the operation of other electronic devices.
Compliance with FCC regulations does not guarantee
that interference will not occur in all installations. If this
product is found to be the source of interference,
which can be determined by turning the product "OFF"
and "ON", please try to eliminate the problem using one
of the following measures:
Relocate either the product generating the interference
of the device that is being affected by the interference.
Utilize power outlets that are on different branch
(circuit breaker or fuse) circuits or install AC line filter/s.
In the case of radio or TV interference, relocate/reorient
the antenna. If the antenna lead-in is 300 ohm ribbon
lead, change the lead-in to coaxial type cable.
If these corrective measures do not produce
satisfactory results, please contact your local retailer
that is authorized to distribute this type of product. If
you cannot locate the appropriate retailer, please
contact Yamaha Electronics Corp., U.S.A. 6600
Orangethorpe Ave, Buena Park, CA90620
The above statements apply ONLY to those products
distributed by Yamaha Corporation of America or its
subsidiaries.
We Want You Listening For A Lifetime
YAMAHA and the Electronic Industries Association's
Consumer Electronics Group want you to get the most out of
your equipment by playing it at a safe level.
One that lets the sound come through loud
and clear without annoying blaring or
distortion – and, most importantly, without
affecting your sensitive hearing. Since
hearing damage from loud sounds is often
undetectable until it is too late, YAMAHA and
We
the Electronic Industries Association's
Want You
Consumer Electronics Group recommend
LISTENING
For A Lifetime
you avoid prolonged exposure to excessive
volume levels.
Do not open the cabinet as this may result in damage to the deck or
electrical shock. If a foreign object should get into the deck, contact
your local dealer.
4.
Do not apply excessive force when operating switches and knobs.
5.
When moving the deck, be sure to first pull out the power plug and
remove all cords connecting the deck to other equipment.
6.
Do not attempt to clean this unit with chemical solvents as this may
damage the finish. Use a clean, dry cloth.
7.
Never allow metallic items (e.g. screwdrivers, tools, etc.) to come
near the record/playback head assembly. Doing so may not only
scratch or damage the head’s mirror-smooth finish, it may also
change the magnetic characteristics of the heads, causing a
deterioration in reproduction quality.
8.
Although the record/playback head used in this unit is a high quality
head with outstanding reproduction characteristics, it can become
dirty through the use of old tapes or from dust accumulation over
time. This can have a serious effect on reproduction quality. Clean
the heads regularly with one of the commonly available head
cleaners or with cleaning solutions as explained later in this manual.
9.
Be sure to read the “Troubleshooting” section of this manual for
advice on common operating errors before concluding that your unit
is faulty.
ENGLISH
3.
FRANÇAIS
Choose the installation location of your unit carefully. Avoid placing
it in direct sunlight or close to source of heat. Also avoid locations
subject to vibration and excessive dust, heat, cold or moisture.
Keep it away from sources of hum such as transformers or motors.
DEUTSCH
3. NOTE: This product has been tested and found to
comply with the requirements listed in FCC
Regulations, Part 15 for Class "A" digital devices.
Compliance with these requirements provides a
reasonable level of assurance that your use of this
product, in a commercial environment, will not result in
harmful interference with other electronic devices.
However, operation of this product in a residential area
is likely to cause interference in some form. In this
case you, the user, bear the responsibility of correcting
this condition.
2.
10. Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet if the unit is not to be
used for an extended period of time. To disconnect the cord, pull it
out by grasping the plug. Never pull the cord itself.
11. Keep this manual in a safe
place for future reference.
12. Voltage Selector (General model only)
The voltage selector on the rear panel of this unit must be set
for your local mains voltage BEFORE plugging in the AC mains
supply.
Please check the copyright laws in your country to
record from records, compact discs, radio, etc.
Recording of copyright material may infringe copyright
laws.
ITALIANO
2. IMPORTANT: When connecting this product to
accessories and/or another product use only high
quality shielded cables. Cables supplied with this
product MUST be used. Follow all installation
instructions. Failure to follow instructions could void
your FCC authorization to use this product in the USA.
This unit is a sophisticated stereo cassette deck. To ensure proper
operation for the best possible performance, please read this
manual carefully.
ESPAÑOL
1. IMPORTANT NOTICE: DO NOT MODIFY THIS UNIT!
This product, when installed as indicated in the
instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC
requirements. Modifications not expressly approved
by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the
FCC, to use the product.
1.
CAUTION (For Canada model)
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE
BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.
THIS DIGITAL APPARATUS DOES NOT EXCEED THE
“CLASS B” LIMITS FOR RADIO NOISE EMISSIONS
FROM DIGITAL APPARATUS SET OUT IN THE RADIO
INTERFERENCE REGULATIONS OF THE CANADIAN
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS.
DUTCH
FCC INFORMATION (U.S.A.)
SVENSKA
CAUTION: READ THIS BEFORE OPERATING
YOUR UNIT.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
FEATURES ......................................................................... 4
CONNECTIONS .................................................................. 5
NOTES ON THIS MANUAL ................................................ 5
PLAYBACK ......................................................................... 6
Basic operation ................................................................ 6
SELECTION SEARCH .................................................... 8
RELAY PLAYBACK ......................................................... 9
RECORDING .................................................................... 10
Basic operation .............................................................. 10
REC MUTE operation .................................................... 12
REC RETURN operation ............................................... 12
DUBBING ..........................................................................
CASSETTE TAPES ..........................................................
MAINTENANCE ................................................................
OPTIONAL REMOTE CONTROL TRANSMITTER ..........
TROUBLESHOOTING ......................................................
SPECIFICATIONS ............................................................
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FEATURES
÷ High Quality Hard Permalloy Recording/Playback Head in
Deck B and Playback Head in Deck A
÷ Dolby B/C Noise Reduction
÷ Auto Tape Selector
÷ Relay Playback from DECK A to DECK B
÷ Selection Search
Dolby noise reduction manufactured under license from
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
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÷ Recording Mute Function
÷ Rec Return Operation
÷ Easy Dubbing Operation at Selectable Speed (Normal/
High)
÷ Peak Level Meters with Peak Hold Function
÷ Remote Control Capability with Optional Remote Control
Transmitter
are trademarks of
“DOLBY” and the double-D symbol
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
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CONNECTIONS
LINE IN-LINE OUT
REC
PLAY
4
3
L
REC OUT TAPE PB
L
R
Amplifier or receiver
NOTES ON THIS MANUAL
In this manual, the main operation buttons of the front panel are indicated based on DECK B when the operation is common to
both DECKs A and B. Since the locations of the buttons of DECK B and DECK A are the same, you can easily find the desired
button even when operating DECK A.
SVENSKA
REAR PANEL CONNECTIONS
Make sure that power to both the deck and your amplifier/
receiver is turned off before making any connections.
÷ The White plug on the paired connecting cables
corresponds to the Left channel and the Red plug
corresponds to the Right channel. Make sure that the left
and right channel connections are properly made, and that
the plugs are inserted firmly.
÷ The LINE OUT/PLAY jacks on the deck should be
connected to the Tape PB (Playback/Input) jacks on your
amplifier/receiver, and the LINE IN/REC jacks on the deck
should be connected to the Rec Out (Recording/Output)
jacks on your amplifier/receiver.
÷ Connect the power cord to an AC wall outlet or to an AC
outlet on the rear panel of your amplifier/receiver (if
provided).
ITALIANO
To an AC outlet
DEUTSCH
FRANÇAIS
R
Main operation buttons of DECK B
ESPAÑOL
Main operation buttons of DECK A
NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK K-902
PLAYBACK
POWER
DECK A
MODE
O / p / ∏ / RELAY
PLAY
⁄
MUTE/SEARCH STOP
DOLBY NR
OFF/
B/
C
EJECT
!
PLAY
⁄
MUTE/SEARCH STOP REC/PAUSE
DUBBING A # B
NORMAL
RESET DIRECTION
HIGH
EJECT
RECORD/PLAYBACK
DECK B
REC LEVEL
4 5 6
3
7
2
8
1
9
0
10
PHONES
DUTCH
DIRECTION RESET
!
5
PLAYBACK (Common to DECKs A and B)
Preparation for playback
÷ Turn on the POWER switch.
÷ Set your amplifier or receiver to cassette deck function mode.
Basic operation - To play back a cassette tape
!
RESET
4 5
1
⁄
NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK K-902
DIRECTION RESET
!
PLAYBACK
POWER
DECK A
MODE
O / p / ∏ / RELAY
3
PLAY
⁄
MUTE/SEARCH STOP
DOLBY NR
OFF/
B/
C
EJECT
RESET DIRECTION
!
PLAY
2
RECORD/PLAYBACK
MUTE/SEARCH STOP REC/PAUSE
DUBBING A # B
NORMAL
⁄
EJECT
HIGH
DECK B
REC LEVEL
4 5 6
3
7
2
8
1
9
0
10
STOP
PHONES
POWER ➠ ON
2
1
EJECT
3
Insert the cassette with the exposed tape side
facing down. (The side facing you is called the
forward side and the opposite side is called the
reverse side.) To close the compartment, push
in the compartment door until it locks shut.
MODE
“/[/”/RELAY
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DIRECTION
Refer to the following
description.
To fast forward or rewind the tape
When the tape running indicator # is lit:
Pressing the ⁄ button fast forwards the tape while
pressing the ! button rewinds the tape.
When the tape running indicator @ is lit:
Pressing the ! button fast forwards the tape while
pressing the ⁄ button rewinds the tape.
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PHONES
DOLBY NR
OFF/
B/
C
Refer to the following
description.
Select the tape running direction for DECK A
or B. Each time this button is pressed, the
tape running direction changes between
forward (#) and reverse (@), and the
corresponding indicator lights on the display.
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PLAY
To stop playback
Press the STOP button. To remove the cassette tape, press
the EJECT button. The cassette compartment door opens.
To turn off the power, press the POWER button.
To set the counter reading to “0000”
Press the RESET button. Use the tape counter to aid in
locating a point on a tape (0000 to 9999).
REVERSE MODE selector setting (in step 3)
The auto reverse function allows the tape running direction
be reversed automatically. Select an auto reverse mode
(
,
, or
RELAY ) or manual reverse mode
).
(
ENGLISH
: Both sides of the tape are repeatedly played back
(up to 8 times).
When the tape is fast forwarded or rewound to the
beginning or the end of a side, playback
automatically starts from the same side or the other
side respectively.
: When playback or fast forwarding (or rewinding) of
one side of a tape is finished, the deck stops at the
end of the tape.
SVENSKA
RELAY : Cassette tapes loaded in DECKs A and B
are played back sequentially. (See “RELAY
PLAYBACK” on page 9.)
Display during playback
Tape running direction
indicator (DECK A)
Tape running direction
indicator (DECK B)
Tape counter
Tape counter
¤A‹
RELAY
NORM HIGH
DUB
¤B‹
B C REC
L
– 30 dB
20
15
10
8
6
4
FRANÇAIS
OFF: For a tape recorded with DOLBY NR OFF.
B: For a tape recorded with DOLBY B NR.
C: For a tape recorded with DOLBY C NR.
DEUTSCH
: Both sides of the tape are played back. After
playing, the deck stops at the end of the tape.
(When the tape running direction is set to ¤, only
the reverse side is played.) When the tape is fast
rewound to the beginning of the reverse side,
playback automatically starts from the same side.
When the tape is fast forwarded to the end of the
forward side, playback automatically starts from the
reverse side.
2
0
2
4
6 +
R
ESPAÑOL
Peak level meters
Indicate the peaks of the signal levels during recording and playback over a –30 dB to +6 dB range. There are separate meters for each left
and right channel. These level meters have a peak hold function which holds the peak level for about 1.5 seconds.
ITALIANO
DOLBY NR selector setting (in step 2)
Be sure to set the DOLBY NR selector according to the
system used for recording.
Note
Never press the EJECT button during playback.
DUTCH
To adjust the volume level
Use the volume control of the amplifier or receiver.
To use headphones
Insert the headphones plug into the PHONES jack. Since
the sound is also heard from the speakers, operate the
amplifier to cut off the sound from the speakers for private
listening.
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MUTE/SEARCH
!
RESET
⁄
NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK K-902
DIRECTION RESET
!
PLAYBACK
POWER
DECK A
MODE
O / p / ∏ / RELAY
PLAY
⁄
MUTE/SEARCH STOP
DOLBY NR
OFF/
B/
C
EJECT
!
PLAY
⁄
RECORD/PLAYBACK
MUTE/SEARCH STOP REC/PAUSE
DUBBING A # B
NORMAL
RESET DIRECTION
HIGH
DECK B
REC LEVEL
4 5 6
3
7
2
8
1
9
0
10
EJECT
PHONES
SELECTION SEARCH - To play back a desired selection by searching for the beginning of the selection
To search for the next selection
When the # tape running indicator is lit:
⁄
MUTE/SEARCH
When the @ tape running indicator is lit:
!
MUTE/SEARCH
Press
simultaneously.
To search for the beginning of the current selection
When the # tape running indicator is lit:
!
MUTE/SEARCH
Press
simultaneously.
When the @ tape running indicator is lit:
⁄
MUTE/SEARCH
Press
simultaneously.
Press
simultaneously.
To search for the selection located before the current selection
÷ Operate the following buttons when the beginning of the current selection is being played.
When the # tape running indicator is lit:
!
MUTE/SEARCH
Press
simultaneously.
When the @ tape running indicator is lit:
⁄
MUTE/SEARCH
Press
simultaneously.
Notes
÷ The blank interval between selections must be at least 4 seconds long.
÷ Selection search may not operate properly with tapes recorded at a low recording level or which have excessive noise.
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ENGLISH
NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK K-902
DECK A
PLAYBACK
POWER
⁄
MUTE/SEARCH STOP
DOLBY NR
MODE
O / p / ∏ / RELAY
PLAY
OFF/
B/
C
EJECT
!
PLAY
⁄
MUTE/SEARCH STOP REC/PAUSE
DUBBING A # B
NORMAL
RESET DIRECTION
HIGH
RECORD/PLAYBACK
EJECT
DECK B
REC LEVEL
4 5 6
3
7
2
8
1
9
0
10
FRANÇAIS
DIRECTION RESET
!
PHONES
MODE
RELAY PLAYBACK - To play DECK A and DECK B sequentially
DEUTSCH
Load the cassette tapes into DECKs A and B, start playback from DECK A.
The playback patterns differ according to the setting of the MODE button. Refer to the following.
Display
When the MODE button is set to
RELAY :
DECK A (forward side \ reverse side) \ DECK B (forward side \ reverse side)
5
RELAY
When the MODE button is set to
:
DECK A (forward side \ reverse side)
5
\
Up to 8 times
SVENSKA
Up to 8 times
DECK B (forward side \ reverse side)
5
Up to 8 times
When the MODE button is set to
:
DECK A (forward side \ reverse side)
\
DECK B ( forward side \ reverse side)
÷ When the tape running direction is set to ™, only the reverse side is played.
ITALIANO
DECK B (forward side or reverse side)
ESPAÑOL
\
DUTCH
When the MODE button is set to
:
DECK A (forward side or reverse side)
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RECORDING
Preparation for recording
÷ Turn on the POWER switch.
÷ Set your amplifier or receiver to cassette deck function mode.
Basic operation - To record a program source
MUTE/SEARCH
RESET
4 7
!
1
5
⁄
NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK K-902
DIRECTION RESET
!
PLAYBACK
POWER
DECK A
MODE
O / p / ∏ / RELAY
PLAY
⁄
!
MUTE/SEARCH STOP
DOLBY NR
OFF/
3
B/
C
EJECT
RESET DIRECTION
RECORD/PLAYBACK
MUTE/SEARCH STOP REC/PAUSE
DUBBING A # B
NORMAL
⁄
PLAY
EJECT
HIGH
2
6 PHONES
Insert the cassette with the
exposed tape side facing
down. (The side facing
you is called the forward
side and the opposite side
is called the reverse side.)
To close the compartment,
push in the compartment
door until it locks shut.
EJECT
4
DIRECTION
5
2
3
DOLBY NR
OFF/
B/
Refer to the following
description.
REC/PAUSE
Refer to the following
description.
6
REC LEVEL
4 5
PLAY
7
8
9
1
0
The REC indicator
lights on the display.
The deck enters the
rec pause mode.
7
6
2
10
MODE
“/[/”/RELAY
C
3
Select the tape running direction.
(Press the DIRECTION button for DECK
B.) Each time this button is pressed, the
tape running direction changes between
forward (#) and reverse (@), and the
indicator lights on the display.
PHONES
STOP
POWER ➠ ON
1
DECK B
REC LEVEL
4 5 6
3
7
2
8
1
9
0
10
10
Play the program source to be
recorded and adjust the
recording level.
Recording
starts.
: When recording on one side of a tape is finished, the
deck stops at the end of the tape.
÷ Dolby noise reduction is an extremely effective method of
reducing undesirable background hiss on tapes. This unit
incorporates both Dolby B NR and the newer Dolby C NR
system. Dolby C NR is approximately twice as effective
as the earlier Dolby B NR.
:Both sides of a tape are recorded. After recording,
the deck stops at the end of the tape.
÷ When the tape running direction is set to ™, only
the reverse side is recorded.
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FRANÇAIS
REVERSE MODE selector setting (in step 3)
The auto reverse function allows the tape running direction
to be reversed automatically. Select either auto reverse
mode (
) or manual reverse mode (
).
DOLBY NR selector setting (in step 2)
Set the DOLBY NR selector according to your purpose.
OFF: No noise reduction.
B: For recording the sources with Dolby B NR.
C: For recording the sources with Dolby C NR.
Setting the recording level (in step 6)
Play the loudest passage of the source to be recorded and
watch the meter readings.
Adjust the REC LEVEL control so that the highest peak
reaches +4 of the optimum recording level.
DEUTSCH
RELAY : Setting the MODE selector to RELAY
.
results in the same function as
SVENSKA
Display during recording
Tape counter
Use the tape counter to aid in locating a point on a tape (0000 to 9999).
To set the counter reading to “0000”, press the RESET button.
Tape running direction indicator
RELAY
¤B‹
ITALIANO
¤A‹
MODE indicator
DOLBY B/ C indicator
REC indicator
B C REC
L
– 30 dB
20
15
10
8
6
4
2
0
2
4
6 +
R
To stop recording:
Press the STOP button.
To stop recording temporarily:
Press the REC/PAUSE button. To resume recording, press
the PLAY button.
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DUTCH
ESPAÑOL
Peak level meters
Indicate the peaks of the signal levels during recording and playback over a –30 dB to +6 dB range. There are separate meters
for each left and right channel. These level meters have a peak hold function which holds the peak level for about 1.5 seconds.
!
MUTE/SEARCH
⁄
NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK K-902
DIRECTION RESET
!
PLAYBACK
POWER
DECK A
MODE
O / p / ∏ / RELAY
PLAY
⁄
MUTE/SEARCH STOP
DOLBY NR
OFF/
B/
C
EJECT
!
PLAY
⁄
MUTE/SEARCH STOP REC/PAUSE
DUBBING A # B
NORMAL
RESET DIRECTION
HIGH
EJECT
RECORD/PLAYBACK
DECK B
REC LEVEL
4 5 6
3
7
2
8
1
9
0
10
PHONES
REC MUTE operation - Inserting a blank space during recording
During recording:
A 4-second blank interval is automatically recorded on the
tape and then the deck enters Rec pause mode.
If a blank interval longer than 4 seconds is desired, keep
pressing for as long as you want. When the MUTE/
SEARCH button is released, the deck enters Rec pause
mode after making a 4-second blank interval.
To resume recording, press the PLAY button.
MUTE/SEARCH
During Rec mute operation, the REC indicator blinks.
÷ If a blank interval shorter than 4 seconds is desired, press
the PLAY button at the desired point during Rec mute
mode. Recording will be resumed from that point.
REC RETURN operation - To return to the point at which the recording started
During recording:
When the # indicator
is lit:
!
12
When the @ indicator
is lit:
⁄
÷ If you press the PLAY button during recording, Rec Return
automatically rewinds the tape to the point where the
PLAY button was pressed.
If you reset the tape counter to “0000” during recording,
Rec Return automatically rewinds the tape to the “0000”
point.
Rec Return functions according to the most recent
operation. For example, if you reset the tape counter to
“0000” and then press the PLAY button later, Rec Return
rewinds to the point where the PLAY button was pressed.
You can make dubbing from DECK A to DECK B. Open the cassette compartments by pressing the EJECT buttons and load a
blank cassette tape in DECK B and the original cassette tape in DECK A.
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DUBBING (From DECK A to DECK B)
Lights during dubbing.
Display during dubbing
¤A‹
REC
¤B‹
RELAY
NORM HIGH
DUB
FRANÇAIS
NORM or HIGH indicator lights during dubbing.
B C REC
L
– 30 dB
20
15
10
8
6
4
2
0
2
4
6 +
R
O / p / ∏ / RELAY
1
Set the MODE selector to
or
position.
Setting the MODE selector to
or
RELAY
position results in the same
.
function as
MODE
“/[/”/RELAY
MUTE/SEARCH STOP
DOLBY NR
OFF/
2
B/
C
EJECT
!
MUTE/SEARCH STOP REC/PAUSE
DUBBING A # B
NORMAL
⁄
PLAY
EJECT
HIGH
Set the
DIRECTION
buttons for
DECKs A and B.
3
RECORD/PLAYBACK
DECK B
REC LEVEL
4 5 6
3
7
2
8
1
9
0
10
PHONES
3
Set the DUBBING speed to either
NORMAL (normal speed) or HIGH (twice
the normal speed) with the DUBBING
buttons*. Dubbing starts automatically.
DUBBING A # B
DIRECTION
NORMAL HIGH
The corresponding NORM
or HIGH indicator lights on
the display.
* Higher quality sound will be obtained with the
NORMAL setting.
To stop dubbing
Press the STOP button. (If you press the STOP button on
DECK B, both decks stop simultaneously and the dubbing
mode is cancelled. If you press the STOP button on DECK
A, DECK A stops immediately and then DECK B stops after
recording a 4-second blank section.)
When the tape in DECK B reaches its end, DECK B and
DECK A stop at the same time.
When the tape in DECK A reaches its end, DECK A stops
and DECK B stops after providing a blank section of about 4
seconds.
Available operations while dubbing
The Rec Return function can be carried out on DECK B.
Refer to “REC RETURN operation” on the previous page.
Note
During dubbing, the Dolby NR is automatically set to OFF
and the recorded tape can be dubbed as it is. (When the
tape to be dubbed is recorded with Dolby NR, this effect is
also dubbed.)
Synchronized recording function
When operating this unit in combination with the
YAMAHA CD Player which has SYNCHRO button on its
remote control transmitter, CD Synchronized recording
function can be utilized. This function is operated with
the remote control transmitter of the CD Player.
(Regarding the operation, refer to the manual of the CD
Player.)
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ITALIANO
DECK A
MODE
2
RESET DIRECTION
ESPAÑOL
PLAYBACK
POWER
⁄
DUTCH
1
PLAY
SVENSKA
DIRECTION RESET
!
DEUTSCH
NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK K-902
CASSETTE TAPES
CASSETTE TAPES
There are many different types of cassette tapes available.
However, they all conform to standard specifications so any
brand may be used with the deck.
÷ Classification of Cassette Tapes by Formulation:
Cassette tapes are available in four basic types depending
on their formulation, or type of magnetic material and
manufacturing process. These four types are commonly
known as Normal (Type I/NORM), Chrome (Type II/HIGH
<CrO2>), Ferrichrome (Type III/FeCr), and Metal (Type IV/
METAL), and they each require specific tape deck
adjustments for optimum performance.
* YAMAHA does not recommend the use of 120 minute
length cassettes since the extreme thinness of the tape
makes them susceptible to mechanical and recording
problems.
AUTO TAPE SELECTOR DETECTION SLOTS
The deck has a built-in Auto Tape Selector which
automatically adjusts for the proper bias, level and
equalization according to the tape formulation — all you
have to do is to load a cassette and the Auto Tape Selector
does the rest.
The Auto Tape Selector determines which type of tape is
loaded by sensing detector slots in the top of the tape shell.
Each tape formulation has its own characteristic hole
markings standardized by the tape industry.
÷ Early model Metal (Type IV/Metal) tape formulation
cassette shells do not have the slots for Auto Tape
Selector operation. As a result, early model Metal type
tapes recorded on another deck will be played back with
the deck at the Chrome (Type II/HIGH <CrO2>) settings.
YAMAHA does not recommend using this kind of tape.
÷ The deck does not have the required setting for
Ferrichrome (Type III/FeCr) tape, since this tape
formulation is not widely used. Should you use a
Ferrichrome tape, it will be recorded and played back at
the Normal (Type I/NORM) settings, which will result in an
unnatural high frequency emphasis. This effect may be
compensated for somewhat by adjusting the PLAY TRIM
control and/or the tone controls of your amplifier/receiver
during playback.
TYPE II
Detector slots
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PROTECTING YOUR RECORDINGS
All cassette tapes are provided with erasure protection holes
to prevent accidental erasure of recorded contents. There is
a small tab covering the hole on each side of the cassette,
and it should be broken off after recording the tape. Without
this tab covering the hole, it is impossible to record onto that
tape. Thus, you can safely protect a recording for as long as
you wish without fear of accidental erasure. Should you wish
to use a cassette tape protected in this way for recording,
simply covering the hole with adhesive tape will permit
erasure and re-recording.
÷ When using Chrome (Type II/HIGH <CrO2>) or Metal
(Type IV/METAL) tapes, make sure you do not cover the
hole intended for the Auto Tape Selector operation.
TAKING UP SLACK IN THE TAPE
As a precaution against tape entanglement and damage,
remove any slack in the tape before inserting cassettes into
the deck. This is accomplished by inserting a pencil, pen or
similar object into one of the spools and gently winding it
until all the slack is removed. You do not have to wind it too
tightly.
Be careful not to touch the tape part itself. It is very delicate
and touching it may damage the tape and its recorded
contents.
TYPE IV
Detector slots
STORING CASSETTES
After putting a cassette tape back into its case, store it in a
location away from exposure to direct sunlight, humidity,
high temperatures, and magnetic fields (away from television
sets, speakers, etc.). High temperatures and humidity will
damage the tape itself, while exposure to magnetic fields
may cause a loss of recorded material. Avoid touching the
tape surface with your fingers, since dirt or finger oil will
contaminate the deck’s heads.
DECK B
Heads
Capstan
Capstan
Pinch roller
DEMAGNETIZATION
After 20-30 hours of use, enough residual magnetism will
build up on the heads to cause poor high frequency
reproduction. At this time you should use a commercially
available cassette tape-type head demagnetizer.
÷ When cleaning the tape path or demagnetizing the heads,
be sure to follow carefully the instructions of the
concerning materials such as cleaning fluid or head
demagnetizer.
FRANÇAIS
Pinch roller
DEUTSCH
CLEANING OF THE TAPE PATH
Continued high quality performance of your deck is
dependent upon periodic cleaning of the heads, capstan,
pinch roller, and all surfaces over which the tape travels.
Normal use will cause an accumulation of dirt and dust on
the heads, capstans, and pinch rollers. This can lead to
poor sound quality, drop outs (intervals with no sound),
unsteady tape speed, loss of high frequency response, etc.
Thus, clean the heads and all surfaces over which the tape
travels with a commercially available cleaning cassette and
fluid type cleaner.
ENGLISH
MAINTENANCE
OPTIONAL REMOTE CONTROL TRANSMITTER
RESET
REMOTE CONTROL OPERATION RANGE
Example: KX-W592
SVENSKA
With the optional remote control transmitter RS-KX1, you
can operate this unit at your listening position. For details,
refer to the instruction manual supplied with the remote
control transmitter.
Remote sensor
MEMORY
TAPE
ITALIANO
COUNTER
REMAIN
DUBBING
¤
‹
INTRO SCAN
⁄
!
SEARCH
7 m (23 feet)
DECK A/B
DIR A
DIR B
!
PLAY
⁄
STOP
REC MUTE
REC/PAUSE
MONITOR
30°
30°
s
DUTCH
ESPAÑOL
REMOTE
CONTROL
TRANSMITTER
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TROUBLESHOOTING
If your cassette deck fails to operate normally, check the following table. It lists common operating errors and simple measures
which you can take to correct the problem. If it cannot be corrected, or the symptom is not listed, disconnect the deck’s power
cord and contact your authorized YAMAHA dealer or authorized service center for help.
Cause
Fault
Cure
Tape doesn’t move in recording or playback.
÷ Power plug is not properly plugged in.
÷ Cassette shell is warped or damaged.
÷ Reinsert plug properly.
÷ Do not play damaged tapes.
REC/PAUSE button fails to function.
÷ No cassette tape loaded.
÷ Protective tabs are broken off.
÷ Load a cassette tape.
÷ Change tape or cover protective hole with
adhesive tape.
Sounds become faint and sometimes
inaudible.
÷ Head is dirty.
÷ Head is magnetized.
÷ Tape is damaged or of poor quality.
÷ Clean head.
÷ Demagnetize head using head demagnetizer.
÷ Change to a different tape.
Recorded sound is distorted.
÷ Tape is bad (stretched, deformed, etc.).
÷ Cassette shell is warped.
÷ Replace with a fresh tape.
÷ A warped cassette shell cannot be fixed.
Replace with another tape and test.
÷ Check input level with signal level meter and
use lower rec level when recording.
÷ Recording level is too high.
Tape is playing back, but no sound is heard.
÷ Faulty connection between deck and stereo
amplifier/receiver.
÷ Check and secure connections.
Excessive noise.
÷
÷
÷
÷
÷
÷
÷
÷
Head is dirty.
Head is magnetized.
Worn out or poor quality tape.
Connection(s) improperly made.
÷ Affected by external electrical noise.
÷ Tape is wound unevenly.
÷ Clean capstan and pinch roller, or change to
better tape.
÷ Rewind tape.
Tape stops in the middle of recording or
playback.
÷ Slack tape, or tape spillage wound around
capstan.
÷ Insert pencil in hole in cassette shell and turn
to take up slack.
Fails to record.
÷ REC LEVEL control is set to too low.
÷ Protective tabs are broken off.
÷ Adjust REC LEVEL control.
÷ Change tape or cover protective hole with
adhesive tape.
Search does not operate correctly.
÷ Blank section is too short.
÷ Blank sections must be at least 4 seconds
long.
÷ No remedy
÷ No remedy
Excessive wow (wavering of the sound).
÷ Dirty capstan, pinch roller, etc., or poor tape.
Clean head.
Demagnetize head with head demagnetizer.
Change to better tape.
Check input and output connections and
reinsert properly.
÷ Move deck away from electrical appliances
(TV, fluorescent light, electric blanket, etc.).
÷ Recorded section has low-level portions.
÷ Conversation, etc. has been recorded.
High frequencies in the playback sound are
emphasized and unpleasant to listen to, and
noise level (hiss) is also high.
÷ Dolby NR-recorded tape is played back in OFF
position.
÷ Play back in appropriate Dolby NR position.
Playback sound is muffled and high
frequencies are inaudible.
÷ Normally-recorded tape is played back in Dolby
NR.
÷ Heads are dirty.
÷ Heads are magnetized.
÷ Play back in OFF position.
When playing back tapes recorded on other
decks, meter deflections are greater
(smaller) than when recorded.
÷ Basic levels are different for different cassette
decks.
÷ This is not a fault.
The remote control transmitter cannot be
operated.
÷ The batteries are exhausted.
÷ The remote control transmitter is operated from
an incorrect distance or angle.
÷ The remote control sensor is lighted strongly.
÷ Replace batteries.
÷ Operate it from less than 7 meters (about 23
ft.) and 30°.
÷ Place the unit away from the strong light.
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÷ Clean heads and carry out demagnetization
with head demagnetizer.
Power Supply
U.S.A. and Canada model ........................... 120 V, 60 Hz
Australia model ............................................ 240 V, 50 Hz
Power Consumption ................... 11 W/7 W (POWER OFF)
Dimensions (W x H x D) ...................... 435 x 146 x 283 mm
(17-1/8" x 5-3/4" x 11-1/8")
Weight ........................................................... 5.0 kg (11 lbs.)
Accessory
Audio cord ................................................................ 1 pair
ESPAÑOL
ITALIANO
SVENSKA
DEUTSCH
* Specifications subject to change without notice.
FRANÇAIS
GENERAL
DUTCH
Type ..................................... Auto reverse 4-track, 2-channel
recording and playback stereo double cassette deck
Motors ......................................... DC servo motor x 2 (main)
Heads .................... Recording/playback: Hard Permalloy x 1
Erase: Double-gap Ferrite x 1
Playback: Hard Permalloy x 1
Rapid Transport .......................................... 100 sec. (C-60)
Wow and Flutter
WRMS ...................................................................... 0.08%
W.Peak ................................................................... ±0.15%
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
(Dolby NR off) ........................................................... 58 dB
(Dolby B NR on) ....................................................... 66 dB
(Dolby C NR on) ....................................................... 74 dB
Frequency Response (–20 dB)
Type I/Normal .............................. 20 ~ 16,000 Hz ±3 dB
Type II/High (CrO2) .................... 20 ~ 17,000 Hz ±3 dB
Type IV/Metal .............................. 20 ~ 19,000 Hz ±3 dB
Harmonic Distortion ..................................... less than 1.0%
Input Sensitivity/Impedance
Line ...................................................... 100 mV/43 k-ohms
Output Level
Line ..................................................... 570 mV/1.4 k-ohms
Phones ..................................................... 0.25 mV/8 ohms
Channel Separation (1 kHz) ...................... more than 40 dB
Crosstalk (125 Hz) ..................................... more than 55 dB
ENGLISH
SPECIFICATIONS
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Cause
Problème
Remède
Lors de la lecture de bandes enregistrées
sur d’autres platines, les déflexions du
compteur sont plus grandes (plus petites)
qu’à l’enregistrement.
÷ Les niveaux de base sont différents pour
diverses platines.
÷ Ceci n’est pas un défaut.
La télécommande ne fonctionne pas.
÷ La pile est déchargée.
÷ La télécommande est actionnée d’une distance
ou sous un angle incorrects.
÷ Le détecteur de la télécommande est fortement
éclairé.
÷ Remplacer la pile.
÷ La faire fonctionner à moins de 7 mètres et
sur 30°.
÷ Placer l’appareil à l’abri de lumières fortes.
CARACTERISTIQUES TECHNIQUES
Configuration des pistes ............. Platine à cassette double
stéréo avec inversion automatique pour l’enregistrement et
la lecture, 4 pistes, 2 canaux
Moteur .............. Moteur asservi CC x 2 (moteurs principaux)
Têtes ................... Enregistrement/Lecture: Permalloy dur x 1
Effacement: Ferrite à double entrefer x 1
Lecture: Permalloy dur x 1
Transport rapide ................................. 100 secondes (C-60)
Pleurage et scintillement
WRMS ..................................................................... 0,08%
Crête ...................................................................... ±0,15%
Rapport signal/bruit
(Dolby NR à l’arrêt) ............................................... 58 dB
(Dolby B NR en marche) ...................................... 66 dB
(Dolby C NR en marche) ...................................... 74 dB
Réponse en fréquence (–20dB)
Type I/normale ............................ 20 ~ 16.000 Hz ±3 dB
Type II/élevée (CrO2) .................. 20 ~ 17.000 Hz ±3 dB
Type IV/métal .............................. 20 ~ 19.000 Hz ±3 dB
Distorsion harmonique ................................ Moins de 1,0%
Sensibilité d’entrée/impédance
Ligne .................................................... 100 mV/43 k-ohms
Niveau de sortie
Ligne .................................................... 570 mV/1,4 kohms
Casque ..................................................... 0,25 mV/8 ohms
Séparation des canaux (1 kHz) ............... inférieure à 40 dB
Diaphonie (125 Hz) ................................... inférieure à 55 dB
YAMAHA
YAMAHA
YAMAHA
YAMAHA
YAMAHA
YAMAHA
YAMAHA
GENERALES
Alimentation
Modèle pour les Etats-Unis et le Canada .. 120 V, 60 Hz
Modèle pour l’Australie ............................... 240 V, 50 Hz
Consommation ............................ 11 W/7 W (POWER OFF)
Dimensions (L x H x P) ....................... 435 x 146 x 283 mm
Poids ........................................................................... 5,0 kg
Accessoires
Câbles audio ......................................................... 1 paire
* Les caractéristiques techniques sont sujettes à des
changements sans préavis.
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