LGEAP_MCD23_ENG_MFL42270409
ENGLISH
MODEL : MCD23 (MCD23, MCS23F)
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Safety Precaution
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: The apparatus should not be exposed to water (dripping or splashing) and
no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, should be placed on the apparatus.
CAUTION concerning the Power Cord
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a dedicated circuit;
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.
That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only that appliance and has no additional
outlets or branch circuits. Check the specification page of this owner's manual to be
certain.
This lightning flash with arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is
intended to alert the user 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.
Do not overload wall outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged wall outlets,
extension cords, frayed power cords, or damaged or cracked wire insulation are
dangerous. Any of these conditions could result in electric shock or fire. Periodically
examine the cord of your appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage or
deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the appliance, and have the cord replaced
with an exact replacement part by an LG Authorised Service Centre.
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user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing)
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WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT
EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a confined space such as a book case or
similar unit.
CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the
manufacturer's instructions.
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable
operation of the product and to protect it from over heating. The openings should be
never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface.
This product should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a bookcase or rack
unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer's instruction has been
adhered to.
CAUTION:
This product employs a Laser System.
To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and
retain it for future reference. Should the unit require maintenance, contact an authorized service centre. Use of controls, adjustments or the performance of procedures
other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
To prevent direct exposure to laser beam, do not try to open the enclosure. Visible
laser radiation when open. DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM.
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Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical abuse, such as being twisted,
kinked, pinched, closed in a door, or walked upon. Pay particular attention to plugs,
wall outlets, and the point where the cord exits the appliance.
To disconnect power from the mains, pull out the mains cord plug. When installing the
product, ensure that the plug is easily accessible.
• The appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons
without supervision.
• Young Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with
appliance.
• If the appliance is supplied from a cord extension set or an electrical
portable outlet device, the cord extension set on electrical portable outlet
device must be positioned so that it is not subject to splashing or ingress of
moisture.
There is so much your Hi-Fi system can do
Contents
About Player
About Remote control
Setting up
Listening to CDs
Listening to the radio
Listening to music from your iPod
Playing music using USB
USB direct Recording
Listening to music from your portable player
Listen to cassette tapes
Tape Recording
Setting the Clock
Use your player as an alarm clock
Fall asleep while listening to your player
VSM (Virtual Sound Matrix)
About MP3/WMA
Troubleshooting
Specifications
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The making of unauthorized copies of copy-protected material,
including computer programs, files, broadcasts and sound
recordings, may be an infringement of copyrights and constitute
a criminal offence. This equipment should not be used for such
purposes.
Be responsible
Respect copyrights
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read this instruction booklet carefully
and completely.
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About Player
TUNER
You can select the TUNER (FM or AM) function.
VOLUME
Control the volume when using any function.
DISC TRAY
TIMER
With the TIMER function you can turn CD play
and radio reception on or off at a desired time.
CLOCK
For setting the clock and checking the time.
Turn on or off
SET
Confirms the time you have selected when setting
the clock.
EQ
You can choose sound impressions.
eXtreme Dynamic Sound System
Reinforce the treble, bass and surround sound
effect. XDSS ON will show in the display. Press
again for NORMAL.
OPTIMIZER
Optimizes compressible MP3 files so that it
improves the bass sound.
(XDSS ON → MP3 - OPT ON → NORMAL)
PORTABLE
You can select the PORTABLE function.
PORT.IN
The player can be used to play the music from
many types of portable player.
USB connector
Connect a remote USB compatible player here.
PHONES (Headphone jack)
Connect a headphone plug ( 3,5 mm) into the jack
to listen to the sound through headphones.
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DISPLAY WINDOW
CD
You can select the CD function.
USB Rec.
Record FM, AM, CD, TAPE or PORTABLE source
to USB.
Z OPEN/CLOSE
You can use it when inserting or removing CDs.
Stops playback or recording
Choose a desired CD
USB
You can select the USB (iPod) function.
DEMO
Press DEMO in power off state to demonstrate
the function on display window.
Press again to cancel.
Select the radio station
Search for a section within a track
Play Fast backward or Forward
Use when playing a cassette tape
TAPE
You can select the TAPE function.
Starts playback
MO./ST.
This will change the tuner from stereo to mono
and usually improve the reception.
About Remote control
Sound quality adjustment
You can choose sound impressions. Press EQ
repeatedly, the display changes in the following order,
NATURAL → AUTO -- EQ (Only MP3/WMA file) →
POP → CLASSIC → ROCK → JAZZ → NORMAL.
Turn on or off
Search for a folder of MP3/WMA files
When a CD containing MP3/WMA files in several
folders is being played, press PRESET/FOLDER to
select the folder you want to play.
Choose a ‘preset number’ for a radio station
(see Listening to the radio)
Listen to your tracks again and again
Fall asleep while listening to your player
Firstly, start a radio station or music. Press SLEEP
one or more times to select delay time between 10
and 180 minutes, after the player will turn off.
Dim the display light
For storing radio stations
If you have saved radio stations using
PROGRAM/MEMO, you can scroll through them and
select one. (see Listening to the radio)
Listen to your tracks in any order
(see Listening to the CDs)
Choose a desired CD
To change the functions
Change the functions among FM, AM, CD, TAPE.
VSM (Virtual Sound Matrix)
You can select the Virtual sound.
Temporarily stop the sound
Press the button again to return to the sound.
Control the volume when using any function.
To change the INPUT functions
Change the functions among USB (iPod),
PORTABLE.
See information about your music
MP3/WMA files often come with tags. The tag gives
the Title, Artist, Album or Time information. Press
INFO while a file is playing to see this information.
Stops playback or recording
Select the radio station
Search for a section within a track
Play Fast backward or Forward
Starts or pauses recording
Starts or pauses playback
Improve poor FM reception
This will change the tuner from stereo to mono and
usually improve the reception.
This button is not available.
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Setting up
1 Connect the speaker cables to the player
Cables from the left-hand speaker connect to the terminal
marked L (left) + (plus) and - (minus).
Cables from the right-hand speaker are connected to the
terminal marked R (right) + (plus) and - (minus)
To connect the cable to the player, press each of the four
square plastic finger pads on the rear of the player.
The connector will open ready to receive a cable.
Put the battery in the remote control
Make sure that the + (plus) and - (minus) on the battery
(size AAA) match those on the remote control.
2 Fit the AM loop aerial to its stand
Connect the AM loop aerial to the player.
3 Connect the FM aerial
The reception will be at its best when the two loose ends of the
aerial are in a straight line and horizontal.
4 Plug the power plug into a wall socket
Be careful of the following
Be careful to make sure children not to put their hands or any objects into the
*speaker duct.
*speaker duct : A hole in speaker cabinet (enclosure) that gives plentiful bass sound.
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Listening to CDs
Listening to the radio
Audio CD and MP3/WMA CD can be played back in this player.
ON PLAYER
1. Open the CD door:
Z OPEN/CLOSE
2. Select the CD tray:
DISC SKIP
Make sure both the FM and AM aerials are connected.
ON REMOTE
D.SKIP
Z OPEN/CLOSE
FUNCTION
5. Select the CD function:
The display will show the total
number of tracks (files).
CD
6. Start the CD playing:
B/[]
B/[]
7. To stop a CD playing:
x
x
ON REMOTE
1. Select either FM or AM:
TUNER
FUNCTION
2. Select the radio station:
TUNING -/ +
TUN.- / TUN.+
3. To ‘save’ a radio station: A preset
number will show in the display.
3. Insert the CD: Label facing up.
4. Close the CD door:
ON PLAYER
4. To select a ‘saved’ station:
5. To confirm press: Up to 50 radio
stations can be saved.
PROGRAM/MEMO
PRESET/FOLDER
PROGRAM/MEMO
Listening to the radio
Look for radio stations automatically
Listening to CDs
Pause or restart a CD
Press TUNING -/+ on the player or TUN.- /TUN.+ on the remote control for more
than 0.5 second. The tuner will scan automatically and stop when it finds a radio
station.
Press B/[] during playback. Press this button again to resume play.
Choose a ‘preset number’ for a radio station
Search for a section within a track
Select a station you want by pressing TUNING -/+ on the player or TUN./TUN.+ on the remote control. Press PROGRAM/MEMO, the station flashes.
Press PRESET/FOLDER on the remote control to select the preset number you
want. Press PROGRAM/MEMO to save it.
Hold ./> on the player or .bb/BB> on the remote control during
playback.
Speed search for tracks
Hold ./> on the player or .bb/BB> on the remote control only in
stop status. Track skips continuously in turn.
Delete all the saved stations
Skip to another track
Press and hold PROGRAM/MEMO on the remote control for two seconds.
“ERASE ALL” shows. Press PROGRAM/MEMO to erase all the saved stations.
Press ./> on the player or .bb/BB> on the remote control.
Improve poor FM reception
Listen to your tracks in any order
Press MO./ST. on the player or B/[] on the remote control. This will change the
tuner from stereo to mono and usually improve the reception.
Up to 20 tracks on a CD can be listened to in the order of your choice. Insert a
CD and wait for it to be read. Press PROGRAM/MEMO on the remote control,
then use ./> on the player or .bb/BB> on the remote control to
select the track. Press PROGRAM/MEMO again to save and select the next
track. Press B/[]. To clear your selection, press x twice .
Listen to your tracks again and again
Press MODE repeatedly, the display changes in the following order, OFF →
RPT 1 → RPT DISC → RPT ALL→ RANDOM.
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Pause or restart an iPod
Listening to music from your iPod
Press B/[] on either the player or the remote control during playback. Press this
button again to resume play.
The advantage of connecting your iPod through the
system’s USB port is that the iPod can be controlled
from the system. Connect the iPod to the system
with a iPod cable (not supplied).
Search for a section within a track
Hold ./> on the player or .bb/BB> on the remote control during
playback.
Skip to another track
Press ./> on the player or .bb/BB> on the remote control.
iPod station
Select another track
→
ON PLAYER
ON REMOTE
1. Select the USB function:
“IPOD READY” is displayed and the
information of the connected iPod is
searched.
USB
INPUT
2. When “PLAYLISTS” is displayed,
start playback:
B/[]
B/[]
3. Before disconnecting the iPod,
change to any other function by
pressing:
CD, TUNER,
TAPE or
PORTABLE
FUNCTION
or
INPUT
4. Remove iPod:
Listening to music from your iPod
Operate iPod by using the player or the remote control after connected to
the player. When connected, the player operates as the connected iPod
does and the states like REPEAT/RANDOM are changed by the iPod
setting. For “iPod Touch” model, the explanation of some functions may not
be applicable.
iPod
ON PLAYER
B []
./>
MENU
B/[]
./>
-
Click wheel
Centre
x
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ON REMOTE
Operations
Pause or restart
Skip or Search
Moves to the previous
menu
PRESET/FOLDER Move to a desired item
Choose a item
x
B/[]
.bb/BB>
MODE
Press MODE on the remote control one or more times to select previous list.
Press PRESET/FOLDER on the remote control, you can move to a desired item
(Playlists, Artists, Albums, Songs, Genres, Composers etc.).
Press x on the remote control once or repeatedly to start playback.
Compatible iPod
• We recommend installing the latest software version.
• The player support the models as follows; nano, 5G, 2G nano, classic, 3G
nano, Touch. For some models, the player may not operate depending on
the firmware version.
• Depending on your iPod’s software version, it may not be possible to control
your iPod from the player.
• Unsupported iPod models are recognized as an USB device when connected.
NOTES :
• It may take from about 60 to 150 seconds for the player to search the iPod
information and authentication after being connected.
• It is recommended not to change to other functions when “IPOD READY” is
on.
• It is recommended not to connect or disconnect iPod when “IPOD READY” is
on.
• Make sure to operate the device after “PLAYLISTS” is displayed on screen.
• iPod does not support recording function when connected.
• Press INFO on the remote control repeatedly, the display changes in the
following order, Title → Artist → Album → Time information. When “artist/Album”
does not exist on the connected iPod, “No artist” or “No Album” is displayed on
screen.
• Unsupported texts are displayed like “-”.
Playing music using USB
USB direct Recording
The advantage of connecting your portable USB player through the
system’s USB port is that the portable device can be controlled from the
system.
ON PLAYER
ON REMOTE
2. Select the USB function: The display will show READ, followed by the
number of files displayed:
USB
INPUT
3. Start the USB playing:
B/[]
4. To stop a USB playing:
x
1. Connect the portable player to the
system using a USB cable (not
supplied):
5. Before disconnecting the portable CD, TUNER, TAPE
USB player, change to any other
or
function by pressing:
PORTABLE
B/[]
x
FUNCTION
or
INPUT
6. Remove the USB player:
Record FM, AM, TAPE or PORTABLE source to USB
Connect USB to the player before recording.
ON PLAYER
ON REMOTE
1. Select a mode (FM, AM, TAPE or
PORTABLE) in which you want to
record: Start playing the source you
want to record.
TUNER, TAPE
or
PORTABLE
FUNCTION
or
INPUT
2. Start the Recording:
R (USB Rec.)
REC
3. To stop a Recording:
x
x
Record CD source to USB
You can record one desired track or all of the music tracks in CD to
USB.
ON PLAYER
1. Select the CD function:
2. Select the track:
ON REMOTE
CD
FUNCTION
./>
.bb/BB>
3. Start the Recording:
R (USB Rec.)
REC
Listen to your tracks again and again
4. To stop a Recording:
x
x
Press MODE repeatedly, the display changes in the following order, OFF →
RPT 1 → RPT ALL→ RANDOM.
NOTES :
NOTES :
• Some portable devices are not compatible with this system.
• When various cards are connected to the Memory Card Reader, the first
detected card is recognized.
• Do not extract the USB device in operating.
• To prevent data loss, back up all data.
• If you use a USB extension cable or USB hub, the USB device might not be
recognized.
• A device using NTFS file system is not supported (Only the FAT (16/32) file
system is supported.).
• The USB function of this unit does not support all USB devices.
• Digital camera and mobile phones are not supported.
• The player supports at most 99 folders.
• This player is not supported when the total number of files is 1000 or more.
• USB port of the unit can not be connected to PC. The unit can not be used as
a storage device.
• If removing the USB while recording, the recorded file may not be saved.
• Press R (USB Rec.) on the player or REC on the remote control for longer
than 3 seconds, you can select bit rate. Press ./> on the player or
.bb/BB> on the remote control select the bit rate and R (USB Rec.) or
REC again to select the recording speed. Press ./> or .bb/BB>
to select a desired recording speed and R (USB Rec.) or REC again to finish
recording.
X 1 SPEED -You can listen to music while recording it.
X 2 SPEED (Only 96kbps, 128kbps)
- You can just recording the music file. (Only Audio CD)
• When you select CD function, and then press R (USB Rec.) on the player or
REC on the remote control as not selecting any tracks, all music files in CD are
recorded.
• Set programs by using PROGRAM/MEMO and press R (USB Rec.) on the
player or REC on the remote control, you can record desired songs on CD in
order.
• When set sleep mode to on, recording stops at the previously set time and
then the player is turned off.
• For the file recorded in USB, up to 16 characters can be entered in setting file
names (include a space).
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Tape Recording
Listening to music from your portable
player
The player can be used to play the music from many types of portable
player.
ON PLAYER
ON REMOTE
1. Connect the portable player by
plugging the unit into PORT. IN on
the front of the player:
2. Select the PORTABLE function:
Record from a CD, USB, PORTABLE or radio to cassette
Wind the tape to the point where you want recording to start.
Use only normal tapes.
ON PLAYER
1. Open the TAPE door: Insert a blank tape.
PORTABLE
INPUT
3. Turn the portable player on and
start it playing:
3. Select a mode in which you want to record:
Start playing the source you want to record.
4. Start the Recording:
z and B
5. To stop Recording:
xZ
ON PLAYER
Cassette tapes can be played back in this player.
ON PLAYER
ON REMOTE
xZ
3. Close the tape door:
TAPE
5. Start the tape playing:
B
6. To stop a tape playing:
xZ
FUNCTION
Listen to cassette tapes
Pause or restart a tape
Press [] on the player during playback. Press this button again to resume play.
To Play Fast backward or Forward
After pressing bb/BB on the player during playback, or stop, press B at a point
you want.
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1. Open the TAPE door: Insert a blank tape.
xZ
2. Close the TAPE door:
3. Select the CD function:
2. Insert the tape:
4. Select the TAPE function:
CD, TUNER, USB
or PORTABLE
CD to Tape Synchronized Recording
The CD synchro recording function dubs a complete CD and programmed
titles automatically into a cassette.
Listen to cassette tapes
1. Open the tape door:
xZ
2. Close the TAPE door:
CD
4. Start the Recording: The synchronized recording is
started automatically after about 7 seconds.
z and B
5. To stop Recording:
xZ → x
Fall asleep while listening to your player
Setting the Clock
ON PLAYER
1. Press for at least 2 seconds:
2. Choose from either: AM 12:00 (for an am and pm display) or 0:00 (for a 24 hour display).
3. Confirm your selection:
4. Select the hours:
5. Press:
6. Select the minutes:
7. Press:
CLOCK
./>
SET
./>
SET
./>
SET
Use your player as an alarm clock
Press and hold TIMER on the player for two seconds. Each function, TUNER,
CD, USB flashes for two seconds. Press SET on the player when the function
you want to be woken by is showing. If you choose TUNER you will be shown
the stations you have saved as presets. Use ./> on the player to select
the station you want, then press SET on the player.
You will be shown the ON TIME display. This is where you set the time you want
the alarm to go off. Use ./> on the player to change the hours and minutes and SET on the player to save. You will then be shown the OFF TIME display. This is where you set the time you want the function to stop. Use ./>
on the player to change the hours and minutes and press SET on the player to
save.
Next you will be shown the volume (VOL) you want to be woken by. Use ./
> on the player to change the volume and SET on the player to save. Switch
the system off. The clock icon shows that the alarm is set.
When the system is turned off you can check the time the alarm is set for by
pressing TIMER on the player. You can also turn the alarm on and off by pressing TIMER on the player. To set the alarm to go off at a different time, switch the
system on and reprogram following the same steps as initially.
NOTES :
• It is recommended to put a disc on the first tray when you select the CD on
timer setting.
• When you set the timer on CD/USB mode as CD/USB is not put on the player,
the unit is automatically into TUNER mode.
Press SLEEP on the remote control one or more times to select delay time
between 10 and 180 minutes, after the player will turn off. Press SLEEP on
the remote control repeatedly, the display changes in the following order,
corresponding icons & dimmer ON → SLEEP 180 (dimmer ON) → SLEEP
150 (dimmer ON) → SLEEP 120 (dimmer ON) → SLEEP 90 (dimmer ON) →
SLEEP 80 (dimmer ON) → SLEEP 70 (dimmer ON) → SLEEP 60 (dimmer
ON) → SLEEP 50 (dimmer ON) → SLEEP 40 (dimmer ON) → SLEEP 30
(dimmer ON) → SLEEP 20 (dimmer ON) → SLEEP 10 (dimmer ON) →
SLEEP OFF & (dimmer OFF).
VSM (Virtual Sound Matrix)
You can select the Virtual sound. Press VSM on the remote control to set the
virtual sound.
• BYPASS : Software with multichannel surround audio signals is played
according to the way it was recorded.
• VIRTUAL : Real-time 3D positioned sound rendering technology with stereo
sources, optimized for stereo speakers. Listeners may experience amazing
virtual surround effects with their own multimedia players.
• ON STAGE : The sound fills Concert hall.
About MP3/WMA
MP3/WMA Disc compatibility with this unit is limited as follows:
• Sampling Frequency : 8 - 48 kHz (MP3), 32 - 48 kHz (WMA)
• Bit rate : 8 - 320 kbps (MP3), 48 - 320 kbps (WMA)
• CD-R physical format should be “ISO 9660”
• If you record MP3/WMA files using the software which cannot create a FILE
SYSTEM, for example “Direct-CD” etc., it is impossible to playback MP3 files.
We recommend that you use “Easy-CD Creator”, which creates an ISO 9660
file system.
• Do not use special letters such as “/ : * ? “ < >”etc.
• The player supports at most 99 folders.
• This player is not supported when the total number of files is 1000 or more.
• When setting the option to Live File System, you cannot use it on LG players.
(Mastered/Live File System : Disc format system for Windows Vista)
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Troubleshooting
Symptom
Specifications
Cause
Correction
General
No power.
No sound.
The power cord is not plugged in.
Plug in the power cord.
Check whether electricity failed.
Check the condition by operating other
electronic devices.
Check whether you select right function. Press FUNCTION/INPUT and check the
selected function.
General
Power supply
Power consumption
Net Weight
External dimensions (WxHxD)
Operating temperature
Operating humidity
Tuner
FM Tuning Range
AM Tuning Range
87,5 - 108,0 MHz or 65 - 74 MHz,
87,5 - 108,0 MHz
522 - 1620 kHz or 520 - 1720 kHz
Amplifier
Output Power
T.H.D
Frequency Response
Signal-to-noise ratio
12,5 W + 12,5 W
10 %
60 - 20000 Hz
60 dB
CD
Frequency response
Signal-to-noise ratio
Dynamic range
40 - 18000 Hz
75 dB
75 dB
Speakers (MCS23F)
Type
Impedance
Frequency Response
Sound Pressure Level
Rated Input Power
Max. Input Power
Net Dimensions (WxHxD)
Net Weight (1EA)
Bass Reflex 1 Way 1 Speaker
4Ω
70 - 20000 Hz
82 dB/W (1m)
12,5 W
25 W
178 x 298 x 196 mm
2 kg
CD
The unit does not
start playback.
An unplayable disc is inserted.
Insert a playable disc.
The disc is dirty.
Clean the disc.
RADIO
Radio stations
cannot be tuned in.
The antenna is positioned or connected Connect the antenna securely.
poorly.
iPod
iPod does not work.
Check whether the player is connected
to the unit correctly.
Connect it to the unit correctly.
Check whether iPod is fully charged.
Charge the iPod. iPod is automatically
charged when connected to the player.
The remote control is too far from the
unit.
Operate the remote control within about
23 ft (7 m).
There is an obstacle in the path of the
remote control and the unit.
Remove the obstacle.
The battery in the remote control is
exhausted.
Replace the battery with new one.
Remote control
The remote control
does not work
properly.
Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Refer to main label.
Refer to main label.
4,7 kg
270 x 295 x 320 mm
5 oC to 35 oC
5% to 85 %
POWER SAVE MODE
Press 1/]] on the player or POWER on the remote control
for longer than 3 seconds as the device is powered on,
you can move into POWER SAVE MODE. Press again
to cancel.
P/NO : MFL42270409
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