COMPACT COMPONENT SYSTEM
CA-MXJ970V/CA-MXJ980V
CA-MXJ970V
COMPACT
SUPER VIDEO
CA-MXJ980V
COMPACT
COMPACT
DIGITAL VIDEO
DIGITAL AUDIO
INSTRUCTIONS
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Model No. and Serial
No. which are located either on the rear,
bottom or side of the cabinet. Retain this
information for future reference.
Model No.
Serial No.
GVT0047-001A
[ US, UT, UX ]
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Warnings, Cautions and Others
Avisos, precauciones y otras notas
Advertências, precauções e outras notas
Caution ––
switch!
Disconnect the mains plug to shut the power off completely. The
switch in any position does not disconnect the mains line.
The power can be remote controlled.
Precaución –– Interruptor
!
Desconectar el cable de alimentación para desactivar la
alimentación totalmente. Cualquier que sea la posición de ajuste
, la alimentación no es cortada completamente.
del interruptor
La alimentación puede ser controlada remotamente.
Precaução –– Interruptor
!
Desconectar o cabo de alimentação para desligar a alimentação
por completo. Qualquer que seja a posição de ajuste do interruptor
, a alimentação não é completamente cortada. A alimentação
pode ser controlada remotamente.
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CAUTION
To reduce the risk of electrical shocks, fire, etc.:
1. Do not remove screws, covers or cabinet.
2. Do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
PRECAUCIÓN
Para reducir riesgos de choques eléctricos, incendio, etc.:
1. No extraiga los tornillos, los cubiertas ni la caja.
2. No exponga este aparato a la lluvia o a la humedad.
PRECAUÇÃO
Para reduzir riscos de choques elétricos, incêndio, etc.:
1. Não remova parafusos e tampas ou desmonte a
caixa.
2. Não exponha este aparelho à chuva nem à
umidade.
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Caution: Proper Ventilation
To avoid risk of electric shock and fire, and to prevent damage, locate the apparatus as follows:
1 Front:
No obstructions and open spacing.
2 Sides/ Top/ Back: No obstructions should be placed in the areas shown by the dimensions below.
3 Bottom:
Place on a level surface. Maintain an adequate air path for ventilation by placing on a stand with a height of 10
cm or more.
Precaución: el aparato debe estar bien ventilado
Para evitar posibles riesgos de descargas eléctricas e incendios y prevenir cualquier posible daño, coloque el aparato del modo
siguiente:
1 Parte delantera: No ponga nada delante, deje el espacio libre.
2 Laterales/ parte superior/ parte trasera: No se debería colocar nada en las áreas y las distancias que se detallan a
continuación.
3 Parte inferior:
Coloque el aparato sobre una superficie recta. Debe haber buena circulación de aire; para ello, coloque el
aparato sobre una base a una altura mínima de 10 cm.
Precaução: Ventilação adequada
Para evitar riscos de choques elétricos e incêndios, e prevenir avarias, instale o aparelho como segue:
1 Parte frontal:
Sem obstruções e espaços abertos.
2 Partes laterais/Tampa/Posterior: Nenhuma obstrução deverá ser colocada entre as áreas cujas dimensões são indicadas
abaixo.
3 Parte inferior:
Instale-o sobre uma superfície plana. Deverá ser mantido espaço suficiente para a ventilação se este for
instalado numa posição que tenha uma altura de 10 cm ou mais.
1 cm
15 cm
15 cm
15 cm
1 cm
15 cm
15 cm
CA-MXJ970V
CA-MXJ980V
CA-MXJ970V
CA-MXJ980V
10 cm
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IMPORTANT FOR LASER PRODUCTS / IMPORTANTE PARA PRODUCTOS LÁSER / IMPOTANTE PARA
PRODUTOS LASER /
/
REPRODUCTION OF LABELS / REPRODUCCIÓN DE ETIQUETAS / REPRODUÇÃO DE ETIQUETAS
/
1 CLASSIFICATION LABEL, PLACED ON REAR
ENCLOSURE
2 WARNING LABEL, PLACED INSIDE THE UNIT
1 ETIQUETA DE CLASIFICACIÓN, PEGADA EN LA PARTE POSTERIOR DE LA CAJA
2 ETIQUETA DE ADVERTENCIA, PEGADA EN EL
INTERIOR DE LA UNIDAD
1 ETIQUETA DE CLASSIFICAÇÃO LOCALIZADA NA PARTE POSTERIOR DA CAIXA DO APARELHO.
2 ETIQUETA DE ADVERTÊNCIA LOCALIZADA NA PARTE
INTERNA DA UNIDADE.
CLASS
LASER
DANGER: Invisible laser
radiation when open and
interlock failed or defeated.
AVOID DIRECT EXPOSURE
TO BEAM.
(e)
1
PRODUCT
VARNING: Osynlig laserstrålning när denna del är
öppnad och spärren är
urkopplad. Betrakta ej
strålen.
(s)
1. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
2. DANGER: Invisible laser radiation when open and
interlock failed or defeated. Avoid direct exposure to beam.
3. CAUTION: Do not open the top cover. There are no user
serviceable parts inside the Unit; leave all servicing to qualified service personnel.
1. PRODUCTO LÁSER CLASE 1
2. PELIGRO: En el interior hay radiación láser invisible. Evite el
contacto directo con el haz.
3. PRECAUCIÓN: No abra la tapa superior. En el interior de la
unidad no existen piezas reparables por el usuario; deje todo
servicio técnico en manos de personal calificado.
1. PRODUTO LASER CLASSE 1
2. PERIGO: O laser emite uma rediação invisível que é perigosa,
caso o aparelho esteja aberto e a trava inoperante ou
danificada. Evite exposição direta ao feixe dos raios.
3. CUIDADO: Não abra a caixa do aparelho. Não existem
peças reparáveis pelo usuário na parte interna da unidade.
Solicite assistência técnica somente a pessoal técnico
qualificado.
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ADVARSEL: Usynlig laserstråling ved åbning, når
sikkerhedsafbrydere er ude
af funktion. Undgå udsættelse for stråling
(d)
VARO: Avattaessa ja suojalukitus ohitettaessa olet
alttiina näkymättömälle
lasersäteilylle. Älä katso
säteeseen.
(f)
English
Introduction
We would like to thank you for purchasing one of our JVC products.
Before operating this unit, read this manual carefully and thoroughly to
obtain the best possible performance from your unit, and retain this manual
for future reference.
About This Manual
Power sources
This manual is organized as follows:
• When unplugging from the wall outlet, always pull the
plug, not the AC power cord.
• The manual mainly explains operations using the
buttons and controls on the unit. You can also use the
buttons on the remote control if they have the same or
similar names (or marks) as those on the unit.
If operation using the remote control is different from
that using the unit, it is then explained.
• Basic and common information that is the same for many
functions is grouped in one place, and is not repeated in
each procedure. For instance, we do not repeat the
information about turning on/off the unit, setting the
volume, changing the sound effects, and others, which are
explained in the section “Common Operations” on pages 9
to 11.
• The following marks are used in this manual:
DO NOT handle the AC power cord with wet
hands.
Moisture condensation
Moisture may condense on the lens inside the unit in the
following cases:
• After starting heating in the room
• In a damp room
• If the unit is brought directly from a cold to a warm place
Should this occur, the unit may malfunction. In this case, leave
the unit turned on for a few hours until the moisture evaporates,
unplug the AC power cord, and then plug it in again.
Others
• Should any metallic object or liquid fall into the unit,
unplug the unit and consult your dealer before operating
any further.
• If you are not going to operate the unit for an extended
period of time, unplug the AC power cord from the wall
outlet.
Gives you warnings and cautions to prevent
damage or risk of fire/electric shock.
Also warns you against actions which prevent
you from obtaining the best possible
performance from the unit.
Gives you information and hints you should
know.
DO NOT disassemble the unit since there are no
user serviceable parts inside.
If anything goes wrong, unplug the AC power cord and
consult your dealer.
Precautions
Which compact discs can be used?
Installation
• Install in a place which is level, dry and neither too hot nor
too cold — between 5˚C (41˚F) and 35˚C (95˚F).
• Install the unit in a location with adequate ventilation to
prevent internal heat from building up in the unit.
• Leave sufficient distance between the unit and the TV.
• Keep the speakers away from the TV to avoid interference
with the TV.
DO NOT install the unit in a location near heat
sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight,
excessive dust or vibration.
Many types of compact discs are sold for a variety of uses. The
player can play the following compact discs:
Super VCD (SVCD) discs
• Better video resolution using MPEG2 and VBR
(Variable Bit Rate) technologies.
• Up to four languages can be included as
subtitles or song lyrics.
• Up to four languages can be included as audio.
COMPACT
SUPER VIDEO
COMPACT
Video CD discs both with and without PBC.
DIGITAL VIDEO
COMPACT
Audio CD discs
DIGITAL AUDIO
Discs you cannot play back
Any other discs than listed above (such as CD-ROM, DVD,
CD-G or CD-I Discs) cannot be played. Playing back such discs
may generate noise and damage your speakers.
Even though a logo listed above is printed on the disc, it may
not be played if it is a non-standard disc.
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Contents
Location of the Buttons and Controls ...................................... 3
Front Panel ................................................................................. 3
Remote Control .......................................................................... 5
Getting Started ........................................................................... 6
Unpacking .................................................................................. 6
Putting the Batteries into the Remote Control ........................... 6
Connecting Antennas ................................................................. 6
Connecting Speakers .................................................................. 7
Connecting Other Equipment ..................................................... 8
Adjusting the Voltage Selector ................................................... 8
Common Operations ................................................................. 9
Turning On and Off the Power .................................................... 9
Setting the Clock ........................................................................ 9
Setting the AM Tuner Interval Spacing ...................................... 9
Selecting the Sources .................................................................. 9
Adjusting the Volume ............................................................... 10
Reinforcing the Bass Sound ..................................................... 10
Selecting the Sound Modes ...................................................... 10
Creating Your Own Sound Mode — Manual Mode ................ 11
Listening to FM and AM Broadcasts ..................................... 12
Tuning in a Station ................................................................... 12
Presetting Stations .................................................................... 12
Tuning in a Preset Station ........................................................ 12
Playing Back Audio CDs ......................................................... 13
Loading CDs ............................................................................ 13
Playing Back Several Discs — Continuous Play ..................... 13
Basic CD Operations ................................................................ 13
Programming the Playing Order of the Tracks
— Program Play ................................................................ 14
Playing at Random — Random Play ....................................... 15
Repeating Tracks or CDs — Repeat Play ................................ 15
Prohibiting Disc Ejection — Tray Lock .................................. 15
Playing Back Video CDs/SVCDs ............................................ 16
Selecting Video Out (PAL, MULTI, NTSC) ............................ 16
Loading CDs ............................................................................ 16
Playing a video CD .................................................................. 16
Playing Video CDs/SVCDs with PBC Function
— Menu Play ..................................................................... 17
Basic Concept of the PBC function ......................................... 17
Playing Video CDs/SVCDs without PBC
— Continuous Play ........................................................... 18
Resuming Play ......................................................................... 18
Special Plays for a Video CD ................................................... 18
Playing a Multiplex Sound CD ................................................ 19
Using SUBTITLES .................................................................. 19
Playing Back Tapes .................................................................. 20
Playing Back a Tape ................................................................. 20
Locating the Beginning of a Song — Music Scan ................... 20
Recording ................................................................................. 21
Recording a Tape on Deck B .................................................... 21
Dubbing Tapes ......................................................................... 22
CD Direct Recording ................................................................ 22
Auto Edit Recording ................................................................. 23
Using the Microphones ............................................................ 24
Singing Along .......................................................................... 24
To apply an echo to your voice ................................................ 24
Singing Along with Multiplex Karaoke Discs (MPX) ............. 24
Recording Your Singing ........................................................... 25
Adjust the Music Key Control (for CD play only) .................. 25
Microphone mixing .................................................................. 25
Using the Timers ...................................................................... 26
Using Daily Timer .................................................................... 26
Using Recording Timer ............................................................ 27
Using Sleep Timer .................................................................... 28
Timer Priority ........................................................................... 28
Maintenance ............................................................................. 29
Troubleshooting ....................................................................... 30
Specifications ............................................................................ 31
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Location of the Buttons and Controls
Become familiar with the buttons and controls on your unit.
Front Panel
z
x
c
Powered Rolling Panel a
s
d
Press PANEL OPEN/
CLOSE to open the panel.
To close the panel, press
the button again.
Front Panel
f
g
h
j
k
l
/
PREV
v
NEXT
PBC
MPX
– VCD NUMBER +
b
n
m
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1
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3
4
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5
6
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7
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Display Window
1
2
3
4
5
6
1
8
9
w
See pages in the parentheses for details.
Front Panel
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
p
q
w
e
r
t
y
u
i
o
;
Disc trays
(Standby/On) button and STANDBY lamp (9)
Display window
SUBWOOFER VOLUME control (10)
Remote sensor
TAPE 2 3 button and lamp (9, 20)
Pressing this button also turns on the unit.
MIC LEVEL control (24, 25)
MIC 1 and MIC 2 jacks (24, 25)
AUX button and lamp (9)
Pressing this button also turns on the unit.
Deck A cassette holder (20)
0 EJECT button for deck A (20)
Disc number buttons (CD1, CD2, and CD3) (13)
Pressing one of these buttons also turns on the unit.
0 (CD tray open/close) buttons (13)
Pressing one of these buttons also turns on the unit.
VOLUME control (10)
CD £¥8 (play/pause) button and lamp (9, 13)
Pressing this button also turns on the unit.
PANEL OPEN/CLOSE button (9)
Pressing this button also turns on the unit.
PHONES jack (10)
FM/AM button and lamp (9, 12)
Pressing this button also turns on the unit.
Deck B cassette holder (20, 21)
EJECT 0 button for deck B (20, 21)
Powered Rolling Panel
a PRESET – / + buttons (12)
4 / ¢ (reverse search/forward search) buttons
(9, 11, 14, 23, 26 – 28)
s REVERSE MODE button (20 – 23)
d REC START/STOP button (21, 23)
f DUBBING button (22)
g CLOCK/TIMER button (9, 26 – 28)
2
7
3
q
p
h
j
k
l
/
z
x
c
v
b
n
m
,
.
P
CD REC START button (22, 23)
TAPE A/B button (20)
PBC (Playback Control) button (17)
MPX button (19, 24)
SET button (9, 12, 26 – 28)
7 (stop) button (13 – 23)
TUNING – / + buttons (12)
1 / ¡ (fast left/fast right) buttons (11, 14, 20)
SEA CONTROL button (11)
PROGRAM/RANDOM button (14, 15, 22)
EDIT button (23)
SOUND MODE button (10)
REPEAT button (15)
DISPLAY button (9)
VCD NUMBER – / + buttons (17)
CANCEL button (9, 15, 26 – 28)
DEMO button (8)
Display window
1 Karaoke ( ) and echo ( ) indicators
2 Tuner FM operation indicators
• MONO and STEREO indicators
3 Timer indicators
• DAILY (Daily Timer), REC (Recording Timer), SLEEP,
and
(Timer) indicators
4 CD play mode indicators
• REPEAT (ALL/1CD/1), PROGRAM, and RANDOM
indicators
5 CD track number indicators
6 Disc indicators
7 Audio level indicator
SEA (Sound Effect Amplifier) pattern indicator
8 SUBWOOFER indicator (10)
9 Tape operation indicators
•
(reverse mode), A/B (operating deck), 2 3 (tape
direction), and REC (recording) indicators
p Main display
• Shows the source name, frequency, etc.
q SOUND MODE indicator
w PBC indicator (16 – 19)
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Remote Control
Remote Control
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1
2
3
4
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d
f
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5
6
7
8
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q
w
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r
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3
2
1
3
2
1
1 Disc number buttons (CD1, CD2, and CD3) (13)
Pressing one of these buttons also turns on the unit.
2 SOUND MODE button (10)
3 VOCAL MASKING button (24)
4 Number buttons (12, 14, 19)
5 ON SCREEN button (18)
6 V.INTRO button (18)
7 KEY CONTROL I button (25)
8 KEY CONTROL i button (25)
9 REC START/STOP button (21, 23)
p TAPE A/B button (20)
q PREV 1 / 4 (fast left/reverse search) button (14, 15,
17, 20)
w SUBWOOFER + / – buttons (10)
e CD £¥8 button (9, 13)
Pressing this button also turns on the unit.
r TAPE 2 3 button (9, 20)
Pressing this button also turns on the unit.
t
(Standby/On) button (9)
y SLEEP button (28)
u ECHO button (24 – 25)
i STILL button (18)
FM MODE button (12)
o SUBTITLE button (19)
; HIGHLIGHT button (19)
a REPEAT button (15)
s PROGRAM/RANDOM button (14, 15, 22)
d CANCEL button (15)
f SET button (12)
g
7 (stop) button (13 – 23, 25)
h NEXT ¢ / ¡ (forward search/fast right) button (14, 15,
17, 20)
j FADE MUTING button (10)
k VOLUME + / – buttons (10)
l FM/AM button (9, 12)
Pressing this button also turns on the unit.
/ AUX button (9)
Pressing this button also turns on the unit.
When using the remote control, point it at
the remote sensor on the front panel.
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Unpacking
Connecting Antennas
After unpacking, check to be sure that you have all the
following items.
The numbers in the parentheses indicate the quantity of the
pieces supplied.
FM antenna
•
•
•
•
•
•
ANT
ENN
A
FM antenna (supplied)
EXT
AM LOOP
AM loop antenna (1)
FM antenna (1)
Remote control (1)
Batteries (2)
AC plug adaptor (1)
Video cord (1)
5
FM 7 IAL
X
COA
If any is missing, consult your dealer immediately.
Putting the Batteries into the Remote Control
Insert the batteries — R6(SUM-3)/AA(15F) — into the
remote control, by matching the polarity (+ and –) on the
batteries with the + and – markings on the battery
compartment.
When the remote control can no longer operate the unit,
replace both batteries at the same time.
1
1 Attach the FM antenna to the FM 75 Ω
COAXIAL terminal.
2 Extend the FM antenna.
3 Fasten it in the position which gives you the
best reception, then fix it on the wall, etc.
About the supplied FM antenna
The FM antenna supplied with this unit can be used as temporary
measure. If reception is poor, you can connect an outdoor FM
antenna.
To connect an outdoor FM antenna
Before connecting it, disconnect the supplied FM antenna.
2
Outdoor FM antenna
(not supplied)
R6(SUM-3)/
AA(15F)
+
-
-
+
3
A
ENN
ANT
EXT
AM LOOP
5
FM 7 IAL
X
COA
•
•
•
•
DO NOT use an old battery together with a new one.
DO NOT use different types of batteries together.
DO NOT expose batteries to heat or flame.
DO NOT leave the batteries in the battery
compartment when you are not going to use the
remote control for an extended period of time.
Otherwise, it will be damaged from battery leakage.
A 75 Ω antenna with coaxial type connector should be
used.
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Getting Started
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Connecting Speakers
AM antenna
1
3
2
2, 3
1
ANTENNA
Vinyl-covered wire
(not supplied)
Blue
AM EXT
AM LOOP
Speaker
cord
(blue/black)
Speaker
cord
(blue/black)
FM 75
COAXIAL
Red
Black
AM loop antenna
(supplied)
Black
1 Connect the AM loop antenna to the AM
Speaker cord
(red/black)
LOOP terminals as illustrated.
2 Turn the AM loop antenna until you have the
best reception.
To connect an outdoor AM antenna
When reception is poor, connect a single vinyl-covered wire
to the AM EXT terminal and extend it horizontally. (The AM
loop antenna must remain connected.)
To right
speaker
To left
speaker
1 Press and hold the clamp of the speaker
For better reception of both FM and AM
• Make sure the antenna conductors do not touch any other
terminals and connecting cords.
• Keep the antennas away from metallic parts of the unit,
connecting cords, and the AC power cord.
terminal on the rear of the unit.
2 Insert the end of the speaker cord into the
terminal.
Match the polarity (color) of the speaker terminals: ª to
ª and · to ·.
3 Release the finger from the clamp.
IMPORTANT: Use only speakers with the same speaker
impedance as indicated by the speaker terminals on the
rear of the unit.
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Connecting Other Equipment
To connect a TV set
You can connect both analog and digital equipment.
You can connect a TV with a video input jack: used as a
monitor for video CD playback.
• DO NOT connect any equipment while the power
is on.
• DO NOT plug in any equipment until all
connections are complete.
Auxiliary Equipment
ANTENNA
TV
AM EXT
AM LOOP
FM 75
COAXIAL
VIDEO
OUT
VIDEO
OUT
CD OPTICAL
DIGITAL
OUTPUT
AUX
RIGHT
To connect an analog component
LEFT
IN
To video input
OUT
MAIN SPEAKERS
CAUTION:
SPEAKER IMPEDANCE
6 ~ 16
RIGHT
Be sure that the plugs of the audio cords are color coded:
White plugs and jacks are for left audio signals, and red ones
for right audio signals.
LEFT
SUB WOOFER
RIGHT
LEFT
VOLTAGE
SELECTOR
127V
230V
-240V
110V
220V
CAUTION:
SPEAKER IMPEDANCE
6 ~ 16
Adjusting the Voltage Selector
Before plugging in the unit, set the correct voltage for your
area with the voltage selector on the rear of the unit.
VOLTAGE
SELECTOR
To audio input
127V
Audio/video
equipment
110V
To audio output
By using audio cords (not supplied), connect:
• Between the audio input jacks on the other equipment and
AUX OUT jacks: For recording on the other equipment.
• Between the audio output jacks on the other equipment and
AUX IN jacks: For playing the other equipment.
To listen to this source, press AUX.
Use a screwdriver to rotate the voltage selector so the voltage
number the voltage mark is pointing at is the same as the
voltage where you are plugging in the unit.
• DO NOT plug in before setting the voltage
selector on the rear of the unit and all connection
procedures are complete.
You can record CD sound onto the connected digital
equipment.
Before connecting
the other equipment,
remove the
protective plug from
the terminal.
To optical
digital input
Audio equipment
with an optical digital
input
220V
Voltage mark
To connect audio equipment with an optical digital
input terminal
Protective
plug
230V
-240V
NOW, you can plug in the unit and other
connected equipment FINALLY!
When connecting the AC power cord into a wall outlet, the
unit automatically starts display demonstration.
• If the wall outlet does not match the AC plug, use the
supplied AC plug adaptor.
To stop the display demonstration, press any button on the
unit or on the remote control.
To start the display demonstration manually
Press and hold DEMO for more than 2
seconds.
Connect an optical digital cord (not supplied) between the
optical digital input terminal on the other equipment and the
CD OPTICAL DIGITAL OUTPUT terminal.
To stop the demonstration, press any button.
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Common Operations
Turning On and Off the Power
To check the clock time
To turn on the unit, press
STANDBY lamp goes off.
Press DISPLAY while playing any source.
• Each time you press the button, the source
indication and the clock time alternate on the
display.
so that the
The Powered Rolling Panel opens automatically.
To turn off the unit (on standby), press
again so that the STANDBY lamp lights up
To adjust the clock again
If you have adjusted the clock before, you need to press
CLOCK/TIMER repeatedly until the clock setting mode is
selected.
• Each time you press the button, the clock/timer setting
modes change as follows:
The Powered Rolling Panel also closes.
A little power is always consumed even while the unit is on
standby.
To switch off the unit completely, unplug the AC power
cord from the AC outlet.
DAILY
Canceled
REC
ON TIME
Clock
setting
ON TIME
(The hour digits start flashing.)
If there is a power failure
The clock loses the setting and is reset to “0:00.” You need to set the
clock again.
When you unplug the AC power cord or if a power
failure occurs
The clock is reset to “0:00” right away, while the tuner preset
stations (see page 12) will be erased in a few days.
Setting the AM Tuner Interval Spacing
Setting the Clock
Some countries space AM stations 9 kHz apart, and some
countries use 10 kHz spacing.
Before operating the unit any further, first set the built-in
clock.
On the unit ONLY:
1 Press PANEL OPEN/CLOSE.
The unit is turned on and the Powered Rolling
Panel opens automatically.
On the unit ONLY:
You can only change the AM tuner interval spacing while
tuning into an AM station.
Press
while holding down 7 .
• Each time you press the button, the AM tuner interval
spacing alternates between 9 kHz and 10 kHz.
2 Press CLOCK/TIMER.
Selecting the Sources
The hour digits start flashing on the display.
3 Press 4 or ¢ to adjust
the hour, then press SET.
To listen to the FM/AM broadcasts, press FM/AM. (See
page 12.)
To play back CDs, press CD £¥8. (See pages 13 – 19.)
To play back tapes, press TAPE 2 3. (See page 20.)
To select the external equipment as the source, press AUX.
• If you want to correct the hour after
pressing SET, press CANCEL. The hour
digits start flashing again.
4 Press
4 or ¢ to adjust
the minute, then press SET.
When you press the play button for a particular source (FM/
AM, CD £¥8, AUX, and TAPE 2 3), the unit turns on, and
the Powered Rolling Panel opens automatically (and the unit
starts playing the source if it is ready — COMPU PLAY
CONTROL).
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Adjusting the Volume
Reinforcing the Bass Sound
You can adjust the volume level only while the unit is turned
on.
The SUBWOOFER VOLUME control provided for this unit
can enhance the subwoofer sound if subwoofers are
connected to the rear of this unit (see page 7).
This function only affects the playback sound, but does not
affect your recording.
Turn the VOLUME control clockwise to
increase the volume or counterclockwise
to decrease it.
• The volume level can be adjusted in 32
steps (MIN, VOL 1 — VOL 30, and
MAX).
Turn the SUBWOOFER VOLUME
control clockwise to increase the
subwoofer sound or counterclockwise
to decrease it.
• The subwoofer level can be adjusted in
8 steps (WOOFER 1 — WOOFER 7,
and MAX).
When using the remote control, press VOLUME + to increase
the volume or press VOLUME – to decrease it.
For private listening
Connect a pair of headphones to the PHONES jack. No sound
comes out of the speakers. Be sure to turn down the volume before
connecting or putting on headphones.
DO NOT turn off (put on standby) the unit with the
volume set to an extremely high level; otherwise, a
sudden blast of sound can damage your hearing,
speakers and/or headphones when you turn on the
unit or start playing any source next time.
REMEMBER you cannot adjust the volume level
while the unit is on standby.
To turn down the volume level temporarily
Press FADE MUTING on the remote control.
The volume level gradually decreases to “MIN.”
To restore the sound, press the button again.
SUBWOOFER indicator always
lights up when the unit is on.
When using the remote control, press SUBWOOFER + to
increase the bass sound level or press SUBWOOFER – to
decrease it.
Selecting the Sound Modes
You can select one of the 6 preset sound modes (3 surround
modes and 3 SEA — Sound Effect Amplifier — modes). This
function only affects the playback sound, but does not affect
your recording.
To select the sound modes, press SOUND
MODE until the sound mode you want appears
on the display. The SOUND MODE indicator
also lights up on the display.
• Each time you press the button, the sound modes change as
follows:
D.CLUB
HALL
STADIUM
ROCK
(Dance CLUB)
POP
OFF
(Canceled)
CLASSIC
MANUAL 3
MANUAL 2
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2 Adjust the SEA pattern.
Surround modes *:
D.CLUB: Increases resonance and bass.
HALL:
Adds depth and brilliance to the sound.
STADIUM: Adds clarity and spreads the sound, like in an
outdoor stadium.
1) Press 4 or ¢ to select
the frequency range to
adjust (LOW, MID, HIGH).
2) Press 1 or ¡ to adjust the
level (–3 to +3) of the selected
frequency range.
SEA (Sound Effect Amplifier) modes:
ROCK:
Boosts low and high frequency. Good for
acoustic music.
POP:
Good for vocal music.
CLASSIC: Good for classical music.
3) Repeat steps 1) and 2) to adjust the level of
the other frequency ranges.
Manual modes:
MANUAL 1/2/3:
Your individual mode stored in memory. See
“Creating Your Own Sound Mode — Manual
Mode.”
OFF:
3 Press SEA CONTROL again.
Cancels the sound mode.
* Surround elements are added to the SEA elements to create a
being-there feeling in your room.
When one of these modes is selected, the SOUND MODE
indicator lights up as —
4 Press 4 or ¢ to select one of the
MANUAL 1, 2, and 3 modes into which you
want to store the SEA pattern.
When one of the SEA modes including manual modes (SEA
elements without surround elements) is selected,
it lights up as —
5 Press SEA CONTROL again.
Creating Your Own Sound Mode — Manual
Mode
You can change SEA patterns to suit your preference. These
changed settings can be stored in the MANUAL 1, 2, and 3
modes.
• There is a time limit for performing the following steps. If
the setting is canceled before you finish, start from step 1
again.
• If you want to add the surround elements to your SEA
pattern, select one of the surround modes (D.CLUB,
HALL, or STADIUM) before starting the procedure below.
The SOUND MODE indicator also lights up.
The SEA pattern you have created is stored into the
MANUAL mode selected in the above step.
To use your own sound mode
Select MANUAL 1, 2, or 3 mode when using the sound
modes. See “Selecting the Sound Modes” on page 10.
On the unit ONLY:
1 Press and hold SEA CONTROL
until “SEA CONT” appears on the
display.
Current level appears.
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Listening to FM and AM Broadcasts
Tuning in a Station
On the unit ONLY:
1 Press FM/AM.
1 Tune in the station you want to preset.
• See “Tuning in a Station.”
The unit automatically turns on and tunes in
the previously tuned station (either FM or
AM). The Powered Rolling Panel
automatically opens.
• Each time you press the button, the band
alternates between FM and AM.
MHz
2 Press SET.
2 Start searching for stations.
On the unit:
Press and hold TUNING – / + for
more than 1 second.
On the remote control:
Press and hold 1 / 4 or
¢ / ¡ for more than 1
second.
3 Press PRESET – / + to select a
preset number.
The unit starts searching for stations and
stops when a station of sufficient signal strength is tuned
in. If a program is broadcast in stereo, the STEREO
indicator lights up.
4 Press SET again.
The tuned station in step 1 is stored in the preset number
selected in step 3.
• Storing a new station on a used number erases the
previously stored one.
To stop during searching, press TUNING – / + (or
1 / 4, ¢ / ¡).
When you press TUNING – / + (or 1 / 4,
¢ / ¡) briefly and repeatedly
The frequency changes step by step.
When you unplug the AC power cord or if a power
failure occurs
The preset stations will be erased in a few days. If this happens,
preset the stations again.
To change the FM reception mode
When an FM stereo broadcast is hard to receive or
noisy, press FM MODE (STILL) on the remote
control so that the MONO indicator lights up on
the display. Reception improves.
To restore the stereo effect, press FM MODE (STILL) again
so that the MONO indicator goes off.
In this stereo mode, you can hear stereo sounds when a
program is broadcast in stereo.
Presetting Stations
Tuning in a Preset Station
1 Press FM/AM.
The unit automatically turns on and tunes in the
previously tuned station (either FM or AM).
The Powered Rolling Panel automatically
opens.
• Each time you press the button, the band
alternates between FM and AM.
2 Select a preset number.
You can preset 30 FM and 15 AM stations.
In some cases, test frequencies have been already memorized
for the tuner since the factory examined the tuner preset
function before shipment. This is not a malfunction. You can
preset the stations you want into memory by following the
presetting method.
• There is a time limit for performing the following steps. If
the setting is canceled before you finish, start from step 1
again.
On the unit:
Press PRESET – / +.
On the remote control:
Press the number buttons.
For preset number 5, press 5.
For preset number 15, press +10 then 5.
For preset number 20, press +10, then 10.
For preset number 25, press +10, +10,
then 5.
For preset number 30, press +10, +10,
then 10.
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Playing Back Audio CDs
Loading CDs
Playing Back Several Discs — Continuous Play
You can play CDs continuously.
On the unit ONLY:
1 Load CDs.
2 Press one of the disc number
1 Press 0 for the disc tray (CD1 to 3)
you want to load a CD onto.
The unit automatically turns on and the disc
tray slides out. The Powered Rolling Panel
also opens automatically.
buttons (CD1, CD2, and CD3) for
the disc you want to start play
from.
2 Place a disc correctly in the circle of the disc
3
2
1
CD play starts from the first track of the
selected disc.
tray, with its label side up.
Tracks of the currently
playing disc
1
2
3
INCORRECT
CORRECT
• When using a CD single (8 cm), place it in the inner
circle of the disc tray.
Track number
Elapsed playing time
• Pressing CD £¥8 instead of the disc number buttons
starts play back if a CD is on one of the trays.
3 Press the same 0 you have pressed
in step 1.
To stop during play, press 7
The disc tray closes, and the corresponding
disc indicator (CD1 to CD3) lights up on the
display.
.
To remove a disc, press 0 for the corresponding disc tray.
4 Repeat steps 1 to 3 to place other CDs.
When loading one CD after another
When you press 0 for the next tray you want to place another CD
onto, the first disc tray automatically closes and the next tray slides
out.
About the disc indicators
Each disc indicator corresponds to the disc tray of the same number.
CD playback sequence
When 3 CDs are loaded on the disc trays, they are played in one of
the following sequences.
• When CD1 is pressed : CD1 ] CD2 ] CD3 (then stops)
• When CD2 is pressed : CD2 ] CD3 ] CD1 (then stops)
• When CD3 is pressed : CD3 ] CD1 ] CD2 (then stops)
* When only 2 CDs are loaded, they are played in the same order,
but the disc tray without a CD is skipped.
Basic CD Operations
While playing a CD, you can perform the following operations.
1
Disc number
Disc indicator
2
3
To exchange CDs during playback of another disc
Disc marker
• The disc marker lights up for the disc number you have selected.
• The disc indicator flashes while the corresponding CD is being
played.
• The disc indicator goes off when the unit has detected that there is
no CD on the corresponding disc tray.
Press 0 corresponding to a CD, not playing or selected
currently, to eject and exchange the CD.
If you exchange CDs during play, the current play will not
stop until all CDs you have exchanged are played.
To stop play for a moment
Press CD £¥8.
While pausing, the elapsed playing time flashes
on the display.
To resume play, press CD £¥8 again.
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To locate a particular point in a track
• Each time you press the button, CD play mode changes
as follows:
During play, press and hold 1 or ¡.
• 1: Fast reverses the disc.
• ¡: Fast forwards the disc.
When using the remote control, press and
hold 1 / 4 or ¢ / ¡.
Random Play
Program Play
Continuous Play
3 Press one of the disc number
buttons (CD1, CD2, and CD3) to
select the disc number you want to
play.
To go to another track
Press 4 or ¢ repeatedly before or
during playback.
• 4: Goes back to the beginning of the
current or previous tracks.
• ¢: Skips to the beginning of the next or
succeeding tracks.
When using the remote control, press 1 / 4
or ¢ / ¡.
3
2
1
Track number
1
If you press and hold 4 / ¢ (or 1 / 4 or ¢ /
¡ before playing)
You can change the tracks continuously.
Disc number
2
3
Program step number
4 Select a track from the CD selected in the
above step.
On the unit:
Press 4 or ¢ to select the track number,
then press SET.
On the remote control:
To go to another track directly using the number
buttons
Pressing the number button(s) before or
during play allows you to start playing the
track number you want.
Ex.: For track number 5, press 5.
For track number 15, press +10, then 5.
For track number 20, press +10, then 10.
For track number 32, press +10 , +10, +10, then 2.
On the remote control:
Press the number buttons.
• For how to use the number buttons,
see “To go to another track directly
using the number buttons” described
to the left.
Programming the Playing Order of the Tracks
— Program Play
1
2
3
You can program the order in which the tracks play before
you start playing. You can program up to 32 tracks.
• To use Repeat play (see page 15) for Program play, press
REPEAT after starting Program play.
5 Program other tracks you want.
1 Load the CDs.
• To program tracks from the same disc, repeat step 4.
• To program tracks from a different disc, repeat steps 3
and 4.
• If the current playing source is not the CD player, press
CD £¥8, then 7 before going to the next step.
2 Press PROGRAM/RANDOM
6 Press CD £¥8.
repeatedly until “PROGRAM”
appears on the display.
The tracks are played in the order you have programmed.
To stop during play, press 7
1
2
• If a program has been stored in memory, the program is
called up.
To exit from Program play mode, press PROGRAM/
RANDOM repeatedly again before or after play so that the
unit enters another play mode. (The program you have made
is stored in memory until you turn off the unit for a few days
or erase the program.)
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To stop during play, press 7 .
• Random play also stops when one of the disc trays is
opened.
To check the program contents
Before playing, you can check the program
contents by pressing 1 / 4 or ¢ /
¡ on the remote control.
• ¢ / ¡: Shows the programmed tracks
in the programmed order.
• 1 / 4: Shows them in the reverse order.
To exit from Random play mode, press PROGRAM/
RANDOM repeatedly again before or after play so that the
unit enters another play mode.
To modify the program
Before playing, you can erase the programmed
tracks shown on the display by pressing CANCEL.
• Each time you press the button, the programmed
track shown on the display is erased from the
program.
To add tracks in the program before play, simply select the
track numbers you want to add by following step 4 of the
programming procedure on page 14.
To erase the entire program before or after play, press 7 .
“PROGRAM” appears on the display.
• Ejecting a CD will also erase the track numbers
programmed from the ejected CD.
If you try to program a 33rd track
“FULL” will appear on the display.
If your entry is ignored
You have tried to program a track from an empty tray, or a
track number that does not exist on the CD (for example, selecting
track 14 on a CD that only has 12 tracks). Such entries are ignored.
Playing at Random — Random Play
The tracks of all loaded CDs will play at random.
• To use Repeat play for Random play, press REPEAT after
starting Random play.
1 Load CDs.
• If the current playing source is not the CD player, press
CD £¥8, then 7 before going to the next step.
2 Press PROGRAM/RANDOM
Random Play
3 Press CD £¥8.
The tracks are played at random.
Random play ends when all the tracks are
played once.
To skip the currently playing track, press ¢
(or ¢ / ¡ on the remote control).
You can have all the CDs, the program or the individual track
currently playing repeat as many times as you like.
To repeat play, press REPEAT during or before
playing. To use Repeat play for Program play and
Random play, press the button after starting
playback.
• Each time you press the button, Repeat play mode changes as
follows, and the following indicator lights up on the display:
REPEAT ALL
Canceled
15
REPEAT 1
(Continuous play)
REPEAT ALL: Repeats all the tracks on all the CDs
(continuously or at random), or all the
tracks in the program.
REPEAT 1CD*: Repeats all the tracks on one CD.
REPEAT 1:
Repeats one track on one CD.
* REPEAT 1CD is not used for Program play and Random
play.
To cancel Repeat play, press REPEAT repeatedly until the
REPEAT indicator (REPEAT ALL, REPEAT 1CD, or
REPEAT 1) goes off from the display.
• Repeat play is also canceled when you select Program play
or Random play.
To prohibit disc ejection, press 0 for any disc tray while
holding 7 . (If there is any disc tray opened, close it first.)
“LOCKED” appears for a while, and the loaded CDs are locked.
To cancel the prohibition and unlock the CDs, press 0 for
any disc tray while holding 7 .
“UNLOCKED” appears for a while, and the loaded CDs are
unlocked.
If you try to eject CDs
“LOCKED” appears to inform you that the Tray Lock is in use.
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You can prohibit CD ejection from the unit and can lock CDs.
• This operation is possible only using the buttons on the
unit.
• Each time you press the button, CD play mode changes
as follows:
Continuous Play
Repeating Tracks or CDs — Repeat Play
Prohibiting Disc Ejection — Tray Lock
repeatedly until “RANDOM” appears
on the display.
1
2
3
Program Play
Even if you press 4 (or 1 / 4 on the remote control)
You cannot go back to the previous tracks during Random play.
• If you press ¢ (or ¢ / ¡ on the remote control), you can go
to next random tracks.
• RANDOM PLAY starts playing from the current tray and then
subsequently to the next tray when all the tracks from the current
tray are finished.
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Playing Back Video CDs/SVCDs
3 Press 0 to close the tray.
Video output is presetted for PAL.
To playback images correctly on your TV, select the video output
according to your TV system, select the proper video output
using the buttons on the Unit before you play a disc.
“CD CLOSE” appears on the display.
4 Repeat steps 1 to 3 to insert other discs onto the
other trays.
1 At standby mode.
2 Press a disc number, button for
To continue putting discs onto other trays, even if a tray is
open, by pressing the 0 button of another disc tray, the open
tray will close automatically, and the new tray will slide out.
3
more than 2 sec.
2
CD3 ....... for NTSC exclusive TV.
CD2 ....... for Multisystem TV.
1
Multi detects the formula of the
disc (NTSC/PAL) automatically
and displays the image on the screen correctly.
CD1 ....... for PAL exclusive TV.
Selection of Video Output Mode
• Select the video output mode before you play the disc.
• When you play an NTSC disc in MULTI mode on a PAL exclusive
TV, the image may be distorted. If this happens, change the mode to
PAL.
• When you play an NTSC disc in MULTI mode on a Multisystem TV,
the image may blink for a moment. This symptom is caused by the
Unit detecting the formula of the disc, not by a malfunction of the
unit.
• Selection of video output mode works only in standby mode.
Loading CDs
When you place a CD onto the currently selected tray, whose disc
number shown on the CD indicator, reading of the CD starts.After
the reading is completed, the total number of tracks and total
playing time will appear, then the playing time of the first track.
\
READING NOW
\
Total number of tracks
and playing time
Playing time of the
1st track
If you place a video CD, “VIDEO CD” will appear before the
playing time of the first track. If the video CD has the Playback
Control function, “VCD PBC” will appear when you press
STOP followed by PBC.
To put an 8 cm CD onto a tray, insert it so that it is aligned with
the groove in the tray's center.
If a tray is open when the System switches to the standby mode,
the tray will close automatically.
Playing a Video CD
You can play video CDs either with or without the PBC
function.
1 Press 0 on the CD Player corresponding to
1 Turn on the TV and select the video input so
the tray you want to insert the disc into.
that you can view the pictures from the CD
player.
“CD OPEN” appears on the display and the disc tray slides
out.
Refer to the manual supplied for your TV.
2 Prepare a CD.
Compu Play
When 0 is pressed while the power is on standby, the power is
automatically turned on.
Refer to “Loading CDs” on this page.
3 Start playback of the CD.
Press CD £¥8, to start playback of the currently selected
CD, or press CD 1-3, to select the disc and start play.
When you play a Video CD, “VIDEO CD” appears on the
display.
When you play a Super VCD, “SVCD” appears on the
display.
2 Place a CD, with its label side up, onto the
tray.
ATTENTION: To avoid malfunctions when you play a CD,
set the CD in the right place at the center of the tray.
Compu Play
CORRECT
INCORRECT
When CD £¥8, or CD 1-3, is pressed while the system is on
standby, the power is automatically turned on.
To stop during play, press 7 .
To stop play and remove the disc, press 0 for the disc being
played.
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Playing Video CDs/SVCDs with PBC Function- Menu Play
1 Turn on the TV and select the video input so that
you can view the pictures from the CD Player.
This System provides Playback Control (PBC) which utilizes a
procedure (menu selection) programmed in a video CD. The
playback operation procedure may differ depending on the disc
you use.
For Menu Play, use the following buttons:
Refer to the manual supplied for your TV.
2 Prepare a CD.
Refer to “Loading CDs” on page 16.
3 Press PBC on the unit .
Allow several seconds for the disc's table of
contents (TOC) to be read before pressing PBC.
“VCD PBC” appears on the display.
On the unit:
NEXT (¢ ) ................. for viewing the unshown portion of
the menu
PREV (4 ) ................. for viewing the previously shown
portion of the menu
VCD NUMBER +, – ...... for selecting an item
SELECT (CD £¥8) ..... for starting playback of the selected
item
7 .................................. for going back to the previous menu
On the remote control:
.................. for viewing the unshown portion of the
(¢
¡)
menu
4 ................ for viewing the previously shown
PREV ( 1 )
portion of the menu
NEXT
NUMBER BUTTONS ... for selecting and starting playback of an
item
SELECT (CD £¥8) ..... for starting playback of the selected
item
7 ............................... for going back to the previous menu
PBC
4 Start playback of the CD.
Press CD £¥8, to start play of the currently selected CD,
or press CD 1-3, to select the disc and start play.
5 Select the item you want to view.
On the unit:
Press VCD NUMBER + to select larger item numbers, or
press VCD NUMBER – to select smaller item number. Then
press CD £¥8, to start the disc.
On the remote control:
Press the number buttons to select and play the item you
want.
To stop the track being played and return to the menu, press
7 button.
To stop Menu Play, press and hold 7 , for more than 2
seconds. A blue screen appears on the TV.
NOTE:
You can only select PBC in CD STOP position.
Basic Concept of the PBC function
PBC (Playback Control) allows you to enjoy menu -driven operation and high resolution still images having a resolution four
times greater than video pictures.
Menu-driven playback
High -resolution still image display
You can interact with the screen using a menu display to select
and play an entry.
You can display high-quality images four times clearer than
video pictures.
TV Screen
Concept of PBC Flow
Main menu
1. ......
2. ......
3. ......
1. Sub menu
1. ...... 4. ......
1. Sub-sub menu
1. ......
3. Sub menu
2. Still Picture
3. Sub menu
1. ......
4. ......
2. ......
2. ......
5. ......
3. ......
3. ......
6. ......
2. Still Picture
Playback
Playback
4. Moving
3. Moving
Pictures
Pictures
2. ......
3. ......
Basic flow of Menu Play Operation
A selection menu is shown when you start playing a video CD
with PBC. The menu shows a list of items to select. Some discs
may show moving pictures or a divided screen.
• When a list of items appears, you can select the number of
the item you want to play back.
• When moving pictures appear, you can select a moving picture
by pressing 1 / 4 / ¢ / ¡ or number buttons while
the moving picture you want to view is being played back.
• When the menu appears after the item you have selected
finishes playing, you can select another item that you want to
view next.
• After playback, press 7 , to go back to the previous screen.
Each time you press the button, you will go back by one
screen.
• If you want to stop Menu Play, press and hold 7 , for more
than 2 seconds. Some discs may return you to the menu screen
shown before playback.
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2 Press CD £¥8, button to continue playback
Screen-saver
• When a menu screen of karaoke disc is displayed for about a few
minutes without any selection being made, it automatically starts
from a first song.
• If a Video CD/Super Video CD is paused for about 10 minutes, the
screen background automatically fades out to prevent screen burn
in while the setting is suspended.
from the last scene that you stopped at.
NOTE:
1 Resume play will not work when the CD tray has been opened.
2 It is advisable to turn off PBC to use resuming play if not it
will resume at PBC menu.
Special Plays for a Video CD
Playing Video CDs/SVCDs without PBC
— Continous Play
You can use the following special play modes for video CDs
both with and without PBC. The following functions can only
be executed with the buttons on the remote control.
Even if a video CD has PBC, you can cancel PBC and play
the disc without using the menu screen.
Frame-by-Frame Playback
1 Turn on the TV and select the video input so
that you can view the pictures from the CD
Player.
Refer to the manual supplied for your TV.
2 Prepare a CD.
To resume normal playback, press CD £¥8.
Refer to “Loading CDs” on page 16.
3 Start playback of the CD.
Viewing Operating Status
On the unit:
Press CD £¥8 or CD 1-3 of the tray you
want to play from. The selected video CD
starts playback from the first track.
On the remote control:
Usually, the following information of the track
being played is shown on the TV screen during playback : the
disc number, the track number, and the playing time.
3
2
Press ON SCREEN.
1
This button toggles the display of operation status.
When the display of operation status turns on, the
following information of the track being played
appear on the TV screen briefly: MPX mode and key
control.
The TV screen will show the following:
Press the number button of the track you
want to start playing. The playback starts from the
selected track of the currently selected disc.
To stop during play, press 7
Press CD £¥8, then the STILL key during
playback.
When you press the button first, play pauses and
you see a still picture on the TV screen. Then
each time you press the button, still pictures
advance by one frame. During frame-by- frame
playback, no sound is emitted.
.
To restore PBC, press the PBC button again.
Then press current CD1, CD2 or CD3 to play VCD with
PBC.
To cancel the display of operation status, press ON
SCREEN “DISP. OFF” appears on the TV sceen briefly and
all the information about the track being played disappears.
Cancelling PBC
• After cancelling PBC, you can Continously Play more than one
video CD without PBC.
• When PBC is cancelled, some images such as still play pictures
may not be played back.
• You cannot change from PBC OFF to PBC ON while CD is
playing.
Viewing the Video Intro of the Video CD
You can view the contents of a video CD, watching first 5
seconds of each track on the video CD. Video intro does not
work with PBC. For a video CD with PBC, cancel the PBC
function referring to “Playing CDs/SVCDs without PBC”
above.
Reminder!
Disconnect your CD OPTICAL DIGITAL OUTPUT when
playing or recording a Video CD or SVCD.
1 Press CD 1-3,
to select the disc you
want to view the video intro of.
Resuming Play
Playback starts.
If you stop a video CD or Super Video CD (SVCD) directly,
you can continue viewing from the scene where you last
stopped.
1 During playing a VCD or SVCD, press 7
1
picture appears on the TV screen.
The video intro play starts and shows in sequence,
the first 5 seconds of nine tracks on the TV
screen. If the CD consists of more than 9 tracks, tracks
above 9 will be shown after the first 9 tracks.
,
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2 Press V.INTRO on the remote after a
button to stop playing. (refer to page 16).
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The TV screen will show the following:
VIDEO INTRO
2
1
Viewing highlights
• If a highlight scene is not selected while 9 scenes are shown on the
TV, highlight scenes of the next track will appear on the display.
• When a highlight scene is selected, playback starts from the
beginning of the highlight scene, but not from the still image
shown on the display (the part shown is the last part of the
highlight scene, not its beginning)
• During the video intro or highlight play, images shown on the
display may be partially distorted, resulting from noise or
incorrect manufacturing of the disc.
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
3 Press the number button for
the video intro you want to
select.
Playback starts from the selected
track.
To stop and cancel the video intro play, press 7
Playing a Multiplex Sound CD
.
This function is used for multiplex sound discs. See manuals
attached to discs for detailed information.
Viewing the Highlights of a Video CD
You can view highlight scenes of the selected track on a
video CD only when PBC is off. These highlight scenes are
created by dividing the track equally into 9 portions and the
beginning scenes (5 seconds each) of those 9 portions are
shown on the display.
Operation
By pressing the MPX button consecutively, channel
multiplexing modes are cycled as shown below.
NORMAL
1 Press CD 1-3,
and the number
button for the track you want to
view the highlights of.
2
When Lch MONO or Rch MONO is selected, display indicates
Lch MONO or Rch MONO respectively.
2 Press HIGHLIGHT on the Remote
after a picture appears on the TV
screen.
The highlight play starts and shows in
sequence, the first 5 seconds of nine track divisions on the
TV screen for 1 minute. If a highlight scene is not
selected, it will automatically stop after a few minutes.
TV screen will show the following:
Lch MONO: Only the left channel (instrumental parts) is
played back through both right and left speakers.
Rch MONO: Only the right channel (vocal parts) is played
back through both right and left speakers.
NORMAL: Used for conventional stereo sources.
When playing back a SVCD (Super Video CD) channel,
multiplexing modes will cycle as follows:
STEREO 1
HIGH LIGHT
STEREO 2
MONO 1
MONO 3
MONO 2
initial*
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
MONO 4
MPX sound modes
Note that you can hear no audible sound in the STEREO 2, MONO 3
and MONO 4 positions if no audio is recorded on STEREO 2.
Initial*: Whenever you change a CD or when you select another CD
tray, MPX will be reset to the initial mode.
3 Press the number button for
the highlight you want to
select.
Playback starts from the selected
scene.
To stop and cancel the highlight play, press 7
Using SUBTITLES
button.
Effective only when playing back all SVCD (Super Video CD).
SVCD discs may have up to four subtitles which you can select
to view on the TV screen (as an optional feature). Pressing the
SUBTITLE button (on the remote) cycles the subtitle as shown
below:
SUBTITLE 1
SUBTITLE 2
SUBTITLE 3
OFF
(Cancelled)
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(Left channel/
right channel)
initial*
3
1
Playback starts.
Lch MONO
MPX
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Playing Back Tapes
You can play back type I, type II, and type IV tapes without
changing any settings.
Playing Back a Tape
To play both sides repeatedly — Reverse Mode
Reverse Mode works for both decks at the same time.
When it is in use, the tape automatically reverses at the end of
a side and the unit starts playing the other side of the tape,
and repeats the same process.
To use Reverse Mode, press REVERSE MODE so
that the Reverse Mode indicator on the display lights
up like —
1 Press EJECT (0) for the deck you want to
use.
To cancel Reverse Mode, press the button again so
that the Reverse Mode indicator on the display lights up like
—
For Deck B
For Deck A
2 Put a cassette in, with the exposed part of the
tape down.
When Reverse Mode is on with cassettes in both decks A
and B
After the reverse (2) side of the tape finishes playing, the tape in the
other deck starts playing.
Locating the Beginning of a Song — Music
Scan
You can use Music Scan to locate the beginning of a song.
Music Scan searches for blank portions that usually separate
recorded songs, then plays the next song.
3 Close the cassette holder gently.
To find the beginning of the current song
If you put cassettes in both decks A and B, the last deck
you have put a cassette into is selected.
To operate the other deck, press TAPE A/B.
During play, press 1 / ¡ (1 / 4 or
¢ / ¡ on the remote control) in the
opposite direction to the tape play.
The tape direction indicator of the opposite
direction to the tape play starts flashing slowly.
4 Press TAPE 2 3.
The tape play starts and the tape direction
indicator (2 3) starts flashing slowly to
indicate the tape running direction.
• Each time you press the button, the tape
direction changes.
3 : plays the front side.
2 : plays the reverse side.
Searching stops automatically at the beginning of the current
song, and the current song starts automatically.
To find the beginning of the next song
When the tape plays to the end, the deck automatically stops
if the Reverse Mode is not on. (See “To play both sides
repeatedly — Reverse Mode.”)
To stop during play, press 7
During play, press 1 / ¡ (1 / 4 or
¢ / ¡ on the remote control) in the
same direction as the tape play.
The tape direction indicator of the same
direction as the tape play starts flashing
slowly and quickly alternately.
Searching stops automatically at the beginning of the next
song, and the next song starts automatically.
.
To operate the other deck, press TAPE A/B, then
TAPE 2 3.
To fast wind to the left or to the right, press 1 / ¡
(1 / 4 or ¢ / ¡ on the remote control) while the
tape is not running.
The tape direction indicator (2 3) starts flashing quickly on
the display.
Music Scan works by detecting a 4-second long blank
between each song, so it will not work well in the
following cases
• No blank at the beginning of a song.
• Noise (often caused by much use or poor quality dubbing) which
fills the blank.
• Long, very soft passages or pauses in a song.
To remove the cassette, press 0 EJECT for deck A or
EJECT 0 for deck B.
The use of the C-120 or thinner tape is not
recommended, since characteristic deterioration
may occur and this tape easily jams in the pinchrollers and the capstans.
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Recording
Recording a Tape on Deck B
IMPORTANT:
• It may be unlawful to record or play back copyrighted
material without the consent of the copyright owner.
• The recording level is automatically set correctly, so it is
not affected by the VOLUME control and the
SUBWOOFER VOLUME control. Thus, during recording
you can adjust the sound you are actually listening to
without affecting the recording level.
• While recording, you can hear sound modes through the
speakers or headphones. However, the sound is recorded
without these effects (see page 10).
• If recordings you have made have excessive noise or static,
the unit may be too close to a TV. Increase the distance
between the TV and the unit.
• You can use type I and II tapes for recording.
To protect your recording
Cassettes have two small tabs on
the back to prevent accidental
erasure or re-recording.
To protect your recording,
remove these tabs.
To re-record on a protected tape, cover the holes with
adhesive tape.
When using type II tape, be careful not to cover the holes
used to detect the tape type.
1 Press EJECT 0 for deck B.
2 Put in a recordable cassette, with the exposed
part of the tape down.
3 Close the cassette holder gently.
4 Check the tape direction of deck B.
• If the tape direction is not correct, press TAPE 2 3
twice then 7 to change the tape direction.
5 Start playing the source — FM, AM*, CD
player, deck A, or auxiliary equipment
connected to AUX jacks.
• When the source is CD, you can also use CD Direct
Recording (see page 22) and Auto Edit Recording (see
page 23).
• When the source is deck A, you can also use the
dubbing method. (See “Dubbing Tapes” on page 22.)
To keep the best recording and playback sound quality
If the heads, capstans, and pinch rollers of the cassette decks
become dirty, the following will occur:
• Impaired sound quality
• Discontinuous sound
• Fading
• Incomplete erasure
• Difficulty in recording
* See “To record an AM station — Beat Cut” on page 22.
6 Start recording.
On the unit:
Press REC START/STOP.
On the remote control:
Press and hold REC START/STOP
for more than 1 second.
To clean the heads, capstans, and pinch rollers
Use a cotton swab moistened with alcohol.
The REC (recording) indicator lights up on the
display and recording starts.
Pinch rollers
Capstans
To stop during recording, press REC START/STOP again
or 7 .
To remove the cassette, press EJECT 0 for deck B.
To record on both sides — Reverse Mode
Heads
To demagnetize the heads
Turn off the unit, and use a head demagnetizer (available at
electronics and record shops).
Press REVERSE MODE so that the Reverse Mode
indicator lights up as —
• When using the Reverse Mode for recording, start
recording in the forward (3) direction first.
Otherwise, recording will only be done on one side
(reverse) of the tape.
To cancel Reverse Mode, press the button again so that the
Reverse Mode indicator lights up as —
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CD Direct Recording
To record an AM station — Beat Cut
While recording an AM broadcast, beats may be heard
(which are not heard when listening to the broadcast without
recording it).
If this occurs, press PROGRAM/RANDOM
repeatedly, while recording, until the beats are
reduced.
• Each time you press the button, the display
changes to show the following:
CUT1
CUT2
Everything on the CD goes onto the tape in the same order as
it is on the CD, or according to the order you have specified
for Program play.
1 Put a recordable cassette into deck B.
2 Place a disc correctly in the circle of the disc
tray, with its label side up.
CUT3
3
3 Press one of the disc number
2
buttons (CD1 to CD3) to select the
disc, then 7 .
Dubbing Tapes
4 Press CD REC START.
It is preferable that the tape type (type I or II) you record
from be the same as the tape type you record onto when
dubbing tapes.
1 Press TAPE 2 3, then 7
1
“CD REC” appears, and the REC (recording)
indicator lights up on the display.
Deck B starts recording and the CD player
starts playing.
When the recording is done, “CD REC FINISHED”
appears on the display, and the CD player and deck B
stop.
.
To stop during CD Direct Recording, press 7
START/STOP.
2 Put the source cassette in deck A, and a
or REC
recordable cassette into deck B.
To record on both sides — Reverse Mode
• Put the cassettes in both decks so that the tapes will run
in the forward (3) direction.
Press REVERSE MODE so that the Reverse Mode
indicator lights up as —
3 Press DUBBING.
Dubbing starts.
To stop during dubbing, press 7
.
To record on both sides — Reverse Mode
Press REVERSE MODE so that the Reverse Mode
indicator lights up as —
To cancel Reverse Mode, press the button again so
that the Reverse Mode indicator lights up as —
• When using the Reverse Mode for CD Direct
Recording, start recording in the forward (3)
direction first. When the tape reaches its end while
recording a song in the forward direction (3), the last song
will be recorded at the beginning of the reverse side (2).
If you start recording on the reverse side (2), recording
will be done only on one side (reverse) of the tape.
To cancel Reverse Mode, press the button again so that the
Reverse Mode indicator lights up as —
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Auto Edit Recording
3 Press SET.
By using Auto Edit Recording, you can record the CD tracks
to fit the tape. Auto Edit Recording makes a program by
selecting the CD tracks in numerical order. However, to
prevent the end of the last track on the front side from being
cut off, the last track is selected so as to fit on the remaining
tape length.
Tracks to be recorded on the
reverse side (SIDE-B) appear.
1
2
3
On the unit ONLY:
1 Load CDs.
• Pressing the button alternates between the tracks to be
recorded on the front side (SIDE-A) and on the reverse
side (SIDE-B).
• If the current playing source is not the CD player, press
CD £¥8, then 7 before going to the next step.
4 Put a recordable cassette of appropriate
2 Press EDIT.
length into deck B.
5 Press REVERSE MODE so that the
1
2
Reverse Mode indicator lights up as
.
3
• Without turning on the Reverse Mode (
),
recording will stop when the front side of the tape is
recorded.
6 Press CD REC START.
1
2
The REC (recording) indicator lights up on the
display.
Deck B starts recording then, about 10 seconds
later, the CD player starts playing.
When the recording is done, “CD REC FINISHED”
appears on the display, and the CD player and deck B
stop.
• If a tape has not been rewound, deck B will rewind the
tape before it starts recording.
• A 10-second blank portion is automatically created at
the beginning of each side of the tape.
3
The optimum tape length for the disc appears.
Note:
Auto edit can only be applied for current playing CD.
To change the tape length manually
If the tape length selected is not satisfactory, you can
change the tape length by pressing 4 or ¢.
You can select the tape length among the following — 40,
46, 50, 54, 60, 64, 70, 74, 80, 84, and 90.
To stop during Auto Edit Recording
Press 7 or REC START/STOP so that a 4-second blank
portion is created on the recorded tape. (Remember a 4second blank is important when using Music Scan — see
page 20.)
To cancel Auto Edit Recording
Press CANCEL before or after play.
• Pressing one of the following buttons will also cancel Auto
Edit Recording — 7 and REC START/STOP.
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Using the Microphones
You can enjoy singing along (Karaoke) and microphone mixing
using two microphones.
• The MIC LEVEL control adjustment is valid for both
microphones connected to the MIC 1 and MIC 2 jacks.
IMPORTANT:
• Always set the MIC LEVEL to MIN when connecting or
disconnecting the microphone.
• When you are not using the microphones, disconnect them.
If howling or squealing (feedback) occurs while using
the microphone(s)
Take the following actions to prevent these noises.
• Adjust the MIC LEVEL and VOLUME control.
• Avoid pointing the microphone(s) towards the speakers.
• When two microphones are connected, turn off the On/Off switch
on the unused microphone.
•
Singing Along
•
•
•
Vocal Masking
If you use the following sources as the playing source for
Vocal Masking, you cannot get satisfactory results
Radio programs — a radio signal is not as reliable as the signals
coming from a tape or CD.
Monaural sources.
Poorly dubbed tapes.
Sources recorded with duets, strong echo, a chorus, or only a few
instruments.
Poorly prerecorded tape or CD.
Vocal Masking reduces the lead vocal of the playing source,
and allows you to replace it by singing into the microphones
as the music plays.
•
On the unit ONLY:
Singing Along with Multiplex Karaoke Discs
(MPX)
MIC LEVEL
1 Rotate the MIC LEVEL to MIN.
2 Connect the microphone(s) (not supplied) by
MIN
MAX
plugging it into the MIC 1 and/or MIC 2
jack.
If the source you are going to play is a multiplex karaoke disc,
you can use the Multiplex sound function via the buttons on the
unit.
What is Multiplex Sound?
On a multiplex karaoke disc, the instrumental parts are recorded
on the left channel. With this system, you can replace the vocal
part with your voice through the microphone.
3 Press VOCAL MASKING on the
remote control.
The karaoke indicator ( ) lights up on the display.
On the unit ONLY:
4 Start playing the source — CD, tape, or other 1 Rotate the MIC and VOLUME LEVEL
connected component.
to MIN.
5 Rotate the MIC LEVEL and
VOLUME controls as you sing into
the microphone(s).
MIC LEVEL
MIN
MAX
2 Connect the microphone (not supplied) into
the MIC 1 and/or MIC 2 jack on the front
panel.
• By pressing REC START/STOP, you
can record your singing along if you
want. (For more details, see page 21.)
3 Play the source - CD.
4 Press MPX to select the output sound.
Please refer to page 19.
To Apply an Echo to Your Voice
Press ECHO on the remote control so that the echo ( ) indicator
lights up on the display.
Each time you press the button, the echo level
changes as follows:
ECHO 1
ECHO 2
ECHO 3
OFF
(Canceled)
As the number increases, a stronger
echo effect is applied to your voice.
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5 Turn MIC LEVEL and VOLUME to adjust
Microphone mixing
the microphone level and the speaker output
level.
6 Sing into the microphone.
When you sing along with multiplex tapes or CDs, follow the
procedure below:
On the unit ONLY:
To apply echo to your voice, see “ To apply an echo to your
voice” on this page.
To adjust the music key, see “Adjusting the Music Key
Control” on this page.
To record your singing along, see “Microphone Mixing” on
this page.
MIC LEVEL
1 Rotate the MIC LEVEL to MIN.
2 Connect the microphone(s) (not supplied) by
MIN
MAX
plugging it into the MIC 1 and/or MIC 2
jack.
3 Start playing the source — CD, tape or other
connected component.
When finished singing
MIC LEVEL
Restore the stereo effect by pressing MPX until “NORMAL”
appears on the display.
4 Rotate the MIC LEVEL and
VOLUME controls as you sing into
the microphone(s).
Recording Your Singing
1 Follow the steps in “Singing Along with the
Multiplex Karaoke Discs” in page 24.
To use microphone only
2 Follow the steps in “Recording Tapes on Deck
B” On page 21 to record your singing.
You can record using the microphone without any
accompaniment.
1 Rotate the MIC LEVEL to MIN.
Adjust the Music Key Control (for CD play only)
2 Connect the microphone(s) (not
supplied) by plugging it into the
MIC 1 and/or MIC 2 jack.
1 Press KEY CONTROL I /
3 Press CD £/8, then 7 .
No background sound will be heard.
i to
adjust the music key.
4 Rotate the MIC LEVEL and VOLUME controls as
you sing or speak into the microphone(s).
• By pressing REC START/STOP, you can record your
singing. (For more details, see page 21.)
To lower the key, press KEY CONTROL I .
To raise the key, press KEY CONTROL i.
To cancel the key adjustment, press KEY CONTROL
I or i until “ KEY 0” appears on the display
Adjust the music key each time you sing along to a
song
Once the music key is adjusted, the key level will not return to the
previous level automatically after playing a song.
The music key cannot be changed while recording.
Once the source is changed, the key level returns to 0.
The Sound Mode will be cancelled if the Multiplex sound is
selected.
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• By pressing REC START/STOP, you can record your
singing along if you want. (For more details, see page
21.)
You can adjust the music key using the remote control.
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Using the Timers
There are three timers available — Recording Timer, Daily
Timer, and Sleep Timer.
2 Press CLOCK/TIMER again.
“ON TIME” appears for 2 seconds, then the unit
enters turn-on time setting mode.
Before using the timers, you need to set the unit's built-in
clock. (See page 9.)
Using Daily Timer
With Daily Timer, you can wake up to your favorite music or
radio program.
3 Set the turn-on time.
1) Press 4 or ¢ to set the hour,
then press SET.
2) Press 4 or ¢ to set the minute,
then press SET.
“OFF TIME” appears for 2 seconds,
then the unit enters turn-off time
setting mode.
How Daily Timer works
The unit automatically turns on, sets the volume level to the
preset level, and starts playing the specified source at the
turn-on time (the
indicator flashes just before the turn-on
time, and continues flashing while the timer is operating).
Then, at the turn-off time (“OFF” flashes just before the turnoff time), the unit automatically turns off (stands by).
The timer setting remains in memory until you change it.
• There is a time limit for performing the following steps. If
the setting is canceled before you finish, start from step 1
again.
• If you have made a mistake while setting timer, press
CANCEL. (However, this does not always work. If
CANCEL does not work, press CLOCK/TIMER repeatedly
and start from step 1 again.)
Before you start...
• When using a CD as the source to play, make sure there
is a CD in the selected tray.
• When using a tape as the source to play —
– Make sure that a tape is in the deck whose deck
indicator (A or B) is lit on the display.
– Make sure that the tape direction is correct.
• When using an external component as the source to
play, set the timer of the external component at the same
time.
4 Set the turn-off time.
1) Press 4 or ¢ to set the hour,
then press SET.
2) Press 4 or ¢ to set the minute,
then press SET.
The unit enters source selecting mode.
5 Press 4 or ¢ to select the
source to play, then press SET.
• Each time you press 4 or ¢, the
source changes as follows:
On the unit ONLY:
TUNER FM
1 Press CLOCK/TIMER until
AUX
“DAILY” appears on the display.
The DAILY (Daily Timer) indicator also starts
flashing on the display.
• Each time you press the button, the timer setting modes
change as follows:
ON TIME
DAILY
Clock
setting
Canceled
TAPE
TUNER AM
– CD
TUNER FM: tunes into a specified preset
FM station. = go to step 6.
TUNER AM: tunes into a specified preset AM station.
= go to step 6.
– CD – –: plays a track of a specified disc. = go to
step 6.
TAPE: plays a tape in deck A or B. = go to step 7.
AUX: plays an external source. = go to step 7.
REC
ON TIME
(See page 9.)
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6 When selecting “– CD
Using Recording Timer
– –”
1) Press 4 or ¢ to select the disc
number, then press SET.
2) Press 4 or ¢ to set the track
number, then press SET.
The unit enters volume setting mode.
With Recording Timer, you can make a tape of a radio
broadcast automatically.
How Recording Timer works
When selecting “TUNER FM” or
“TUNER AM”
Press 4 or ¢ to select the preset station number, then
press SET.
The unit enters volume setting mode.
7 Press 4 or ¢ to set the
volume level.
• You can select the volume level from among
the following — “VOL – –,” “VOL 05,”
“VOL 10,” and “VOL 15.”
If you select “ VOL – –,” the volume is set to the last
level before the unit was turned off.
The unit automatically turns on, tunes into the specified
station, sets the volume level to “MIN,” and starts recording
when the turn-on time comes (the
indicator flashes just
before the turn-on time, and continues flashing while the
timer is operating). Then, when the turn-off time comes
(“OFF” appears just before the turn-off time), the unit
automatically turns off (stands by).
The timer setting remains in memory until you change it.
• There is a time limit for performing the following steps. If
the setting is canceled before you finish, start from step 1
again.
• If you have made a mistake while setting the timer, press
CANCEL. (However, this does not always work. If
CANCEL does not work, press CLOCK/TIMER repeatedly
and start from step 1 again.)
On the unit ONLY:
1 Put a recordable cassette into deck B.
2 Press CLOCK/TIMER until “REC”
8 Press SET to complete the Daily
Timer setting.
appears on the display.
The DAILY (Daily Timer) indicator stops
flashing and remains lit. The settings you have
entered are shown on the display in sequence.
The REC (Recording Timer) indicator also
starts flashing on the display.
9 Press
to turn off the unit (on
standby) if you have set the Daily
Timer with the unit turned on.
• Each time you press the button, the timer setting modes
change as follows:
To turn on or off Daily Timer after its
setting is done
DAILY
Canceled
1 Press CLOCK/TIMER repeatedly until
“DAILY” appears on the display.
ON TIME
Clock
setting
3 Press CLOCK/TIMER again.
“ON TIME” appears for 2 seconds, then the
unit enters turn-on time setting mode.
To turn on the Daily Timer, press SET.
The DAILY (Daily Timer) indicator lights up
on the display. The settings you have entered are
shown on the display in sequence for your confirmation.
If the unit is turned on when the timer-on time comes
Daily Timer does not work.
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ON TIME
(See page 9.)
2 To turn off the Daily Timer, press CANCEL.
The DAILY (Daily Timer) indicator goes off
from the display (“OFF” appears for a while).
The Daily Timer is canceled, but the setting for
the Daily Timer remains in memory.
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Using Sleep Timer
4 Set the turn-on time.
1) Press 4 or ¢ to set the hour,
then press SET.
2) Press 4 or ¢ to set the minute,
then press SET.
“OFF TIME” appears for 2 seconds,
then the unit enters turn-off time setting
mode.
With Sleep Timer, you can fall asleep to music.
You can set Sleep Timer when the unit is turned on.
How Sleep Timer works
The unit automatically turns off after the specified time
length elapses.
5 Set the turn-off time.
On the remote control ONLY:
1) Press 4 or ¢ to set the hour,
then press SET.
2) Press 4 or ¢ to set the minute,
then press SET.
The unit enters preset station selecting
mode.
1 Press SLEEP.
The time length until shut-off appears and the
SLEEP indicator starts flashing on the display.
• Each time you press the button, the time length changes
as follows:
10
6 Select the preset station.
7 Press
to turn off the unit (on
standby) if necessary.
2 To turn off the Recording Timer, press
CANCEL.
The REC (Recording Timer) indicator goes off
from the display.
The Recording Timer is canceled, but the setting
for the Recording Timer remains in memory.
To turn on the Recording Timer, press SET.
The REC (Recording Timer) indicator lights up
on the display. The settings you have entered
are shown on the display in sequence for your
confirmation.
60
90
120
2 Wait for about 5 seconds after specifying the
time length.
The SLEEP indicator stops flashing and remains lit.
To check the remaining time until shut-off, press SLEEP
once so that the remaining time until shut-off appears for
about 5 seconds.
To change the shut-off time, press SLEEP repeatedly until
the desired time length appears on the display.
To cancel the setting, press SLEEP repeatedly so that the
SLEEP indicator goes off.
• Sleep Timer is also canceled when you turn off the unit.
If you want to listen to another source
while recording
Press REC START/STOP to stop recording. Without stopping it, you
cannot change the source.
1 Press CLOCK/TIMER repeatedly until
“REC” appears on the display.
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Canceled
1) Press 4 or ¢ to select the band
(“TUNER FM” or “TUNER AM”),
then press SET.
2) Press 4 or ¢ to select a preset
channel number, then press SET.
The REC (Recording Timer) indicator
stops flashing and remains lit. The
settings you have entered are shown on the display in
sequence.
To turn on or off Recording Timer after it is set
20
Timer Priority
Since each timer can be set separately, you may wonder what
happens if the setting for these timers overlaps.
Here are examples.
• Recording Timer has priority over Daily Timer and
Sleep Timer.
If Daily Timer is set to come on while Recording Timer is
operating, Daily Timer will not come on at all.
6:00
6:30
7:00
7:30
Recording Timer
Daily Timer
does not work.
If Recording Timer is set to come on while Sleep Timer is
operating, Sleep Timer will not work (the SLEEP indicator
does not go off).
7:30
6:30
7:00
6:00
Recording Timer
Sleep Timer
does not work.
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Maintenance
To get the best performance from the unit, keep your discs, tapes, and mechanism clean.
Handling discs
Handling cassette tapes
• Remove the disc from its case by
holding it at the edge while pressing in
the center hole lightly.
• Do not touch the shiny surface of the
disc, or bend the disc.
• Put the disc back in its case after use to
prevent warping.
• If the tape is loose in its cassette, take
up the slack by inserting a pencil in
one of the reels and rotating.
• If the tape is loose, it may get
stretched, cut, or caught in the
cassette.
• Be careful not to touch the tape
surface.
• Be careful not to scratch the surface of
the disc when placing it back in its
case.
• Avoid exposure to direct sunlight,
temperature extremes, and moisture.
• Avoid storing tapes in the following
places:
— In dusty places
— In direct sunlight or heat
— In moist areas
— Near a magnet
To clean the disc
Wipe the disc with a soft cloth in a
straight line from center to edge.
DO NOT use any solvent — such as conventional
record cleaner, spray, thinner, or benzine — to
clean the disc.
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If you are having problems with your unit, check this list for a possible solution before calling for service.
If you cannot solve the problem from the hints given here, or the unit has been physically damaged, call a qualified person,
such as your dealer, for service.
Symptom
Cause
Action
No sound is heard.
Connections are incorrect or loose.
Check all connections and make
corrections. (See pages 6 to 8.)
Hard to listen to broadcasts because of
noise.
• Antennas are disconnected.
• Reconnect the antennas correctly and
securely.
• Change the position and direction of
the AM loop antenna.
• Extend the FM antenna in the best
position.
• The AM loop antenna is too close to
the unit.
• The FM antenna is not properly
extended and positioned.
The disc sound is discontinuous.
The disc is scratched or dirty.
Clean or replace the disc. (See page
29.)
The disc tray does not open or close.
• The AC power cord is not plugged in.
• Trays are locked.
• Plug in the AC power cord.
• Unlock the trays. (See page 15.)
The disc does not play.
The disc is placed upside down.
Place the disc with the label side up.
The cassette holders cannot be opened.
Power supply from the AC power cord
has been cut off while the tape was
running.
Turn on the unit.
Impossible to record.
Small tabs on the back of the cassette
are removed.
Cover the holes with adhesive tape.
Stereo effect is lost.
Vocal masking is activated.
Cancel the vocal masking. (See page
24.)
Operations are disabled.
The built-in microprocessor may be
malfunctioning due to external
electrical interference.
Unplug the AC power cord and then
plug it back in.
Unable to operate the unit from the
remote control.
• The path between the remote control
and the remote sensor on the unit is
blocked.
• The batteries are exhausted.
• Remove the obstruction.
• Replace the batteries.
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Troubleshooting
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Specifications
Amplifier section
Output Power (IEC 268-3/DIN)
SUBWOOFERS:
80 W per channel, min. RMS, both channels
driven into 6 Ω at 63 Hz with no more than
0.9% total harmonic distortion.
MAIN SPEAKERS: 20 W per channel, min. RMS, both channels
driven into 6 Ω at 1 kHz with no more than
0.9% total harmonic distortion.
Audio input sensitivity/Impedance
(at 1 kHz, measured at MAIN SPEAKERS)
AUX:
350 mV/50 kΩ
MIC 1/2: 3.2 mV/5 kΩ
Audio output level:
AUX:
270 mV
Digital output: CD OPTICAL DIGITAL OUTPUT
Signal wave length: 660 nm
Output level: –15 dBm to –12 dBm
Speakers/Impedance: 6 Ω – 16 Ω
Tuner
FM tuning range: 87.50 MHz – 108.00 MHz
AM tuning range:
For Saudi Arabia:
At 9 kHz intervals :
531 kHz – 1,602 kHz
At 10 kHz intervals : 530 kHz – 1,600 kHz
For other countries:
At 9 kHz intervals :
531 kHz – 1,710 kHz
At 10 kHz intervals : 530 kHz – 1,710 kHz
CD player
CD Capacity:
Dynamic range:
Signal-to-noise ratio:
Wow and flutter:
3 CDs
85 dB
90 dB
Immeasurable
Cassette deck
Frequency response
Normal (type I): 50 Hz — 14,000 Hz
CrO2 (type II): 50 Hz — 14,000 Hz
Metal (type IV): 50 Hz — 14,000 Hz (only for playback)
Wow and flutter
0.15% (WRMS)
General
Power requirement:
AC 110/127/220/230 – 240 V
(adjustable
with the voltage selector), 50 Hz / 60 Hz
Power consumption: 160 W (at operation)
19 W (on standby)
Maximum power consumption (for Taiwan only): 590 W
Dimensions (approx.): 265 mm x 335 mm x 368 mm (W/H/D)
(10 7/16 in. x 13 1/4 in. x 14 1/2 in.)
Mass (approx.):
10.4 kg (22.9 lbs)
Supplied accessories
See page 6.
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Mains (AC) Line Instruction (not applicable for Europe, U.S.A., Canada, Australia, and
U.K.)
ANTENNA
AM EXT
AM LOOP
FM 75
COAXIAL
VIDEO
OUT
CD OPTICAL
DIGITAL
OUTPUT
AUX
RIGHT
LEFT
IN
OUT
MAIN SPEAKERS
CAUTION:
SPEAKER IMPEDANCE
6 ~ 16
RIGHT
LEFT
VOLTAGE
SELECTOR
SUB WOOFER
RIGHT
LEFT
127V
230V
-240V
110V
220V
CAUTION:
SPEAKER IMPEDANCE
6 ~ 16
IMPORTANT for mains (AC) line
BEFORE PLUGGING IN, do check that your
mains (AC) line voltage corresponds to the position
of the voltage selector switch provided on the
outside of this equipment and, if different, reset the
voltage selector switch, to prevent damage or risk
of fire/electric shock.
VOLTAGE
SELECTOR
127V
110V
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-240V
220V
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