Radio Shack PDCD810 User's Manual

TABLE OF CONTENTS
NOTE ON USE ……………………………………………………………2
FOR SAFE AND EFFICIENT OPERATION ……………………………2
DESCRIPTION OF THE FUNCTIONS …………………………………3
FUNCTION OF THE MAIN UNIT……………………………………………3
FUNCTION OF THE CONTROL UNIT………………………………………4
CONNECT IONS …… …………………… ……………………………6
BAS I C OPE RAT I ON …………… …………………… ……………7
LOADING AND EJECTING T HE DISC ……………………………………7
TRACK SKIP ……………………………………………………………8
ANTI SHOCK MEMORY……………………………………………………8
MATCHING THE BEATS PER MINUTE ……………………………………9
BEAT MATCHING USING PITCH BEND……………………………………9
OPERATION OF CUE AND LOOP ……………………………………10
BEFORE SWITCHING OFF THE POWER …………………………11
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE ………………………………………11
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NOTE ON USE
BE CAREFUL OF HIGH TEMPERA-
TO AVOID DUST& MOISTURE
TO
TURE
IF
OUT OF
AVOID
PLACING
ON
UN-
DO NOT USE CHEMICALS
STABLE LOCATION
WORK,
CONTACT
SALES AGENCY IMMEDIATELY
KEEP
AWAY
FROM
TV
&
DO NOT OPEN THE CASE
CARE WITH THE POWER CORD
MAGNETISM
For Safe and Efficient Operation
• Select the installation location of your unit carefully.
Avoid placing it in direct sunlight. Also avoid locations
subject to vibration and excessive dust, heat, cold or
moisture. Keep away from sources of hum such as
transformers or motors.
• Do not use this compact disc player where there are
extremes in temperature ( below 41 o F/5 o C or
exceeding 95 o F/35 o C ).
• Do not open the cabinet as this might result in damage
to the set or electrical shock.
• Be sure your hands are clean when handing discs.
Never insert a disc which has a crack on its surface.
• When disconnecting the power cord from the AC
outlet, always grasp it by the plug. Never pull the cord.
• Do not use force when operating the switches and
buttons.
• Before moving the set, be sure to disconnect the
power cord and all connecting cables.
• To keep the laser pickup clean, do not forget to close
the disc tray.
• Do not attempt to clean the unit with chemical
solvents as this might damage the finish. Use a clean,
dry cloth.
• Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.
SAFETY CERTIFICATION
Laser Diode Properties
Material: Ga.-Al-As
Wavelength: 755-815 nm (25 oC)
Laser Output: Continuous Wave max. 0.5mW
CAUTION:
USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR
PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN
THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN
HAZARDOUS RADIATIO EXPOSURE.
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To prevent electric shock do not remove cover (or
bottom screws). No user serviceable parts inside refer
servicing to qualified servicing personnel.
DESCRIPTION OF THE FUNCTIONS
Function of the Main Unit :
810
115 V
60 Hz
1.POWER(Power Switch)
230V
50Hz
7.CONNECTOR PORTS
Press the power switch to turn the unit on. To switch the
POWER off press the POWER switch again.
The 8-pin termination permits the connection of the main
unit to the control unit.
2.Disc Loader
8.DIGITAL OUT
The disc is placed on the loader and the CD disc will be
loaded automatically. Pressing the Eject button to eject the
CD Disc tray.
The digital from each CD player is output from these
jacks. Connect to the line input of the D/A Amplifier.
9.START/PAUSE
3.Eject Button
This connector is used for fader start; connect it to a
mixer and remote control the “START/PAUSE” by moving
the fader of mixer.
Press to load or eject the disc
4.DISC illuminator
10.TACT-LOCK option
To illuminate for disc.
Select the type of switch in the mixer for FADERSTART
wire remote control.
5.AC INPUT
Connecting this power cord into an AC wall outlet with the
proper AC voltage.
6.LINE OUT (Output Jacks)
The audio from each CD player is output from these jacks.
Connect to the line input of the mixer.
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Function of the Control Unit
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1. UNIT 1-CONTROL OPERATION PANEL
11. CUE BUTTON
This operation panel remotely controls the main unit 1.
The cue function allows the CD to be played from the
memorized point any number of times. W ith the unit in the
pause mode, pressing the CUE button to set up the
memorized cue point and then the cue button blinks.
2. UNIT 2- CONTROL OPERATION PANEL
This operation panel remotely controls the main unit 2.
3. OPEN/ CLOSE BUTTON
12. BOP BUTTON
Press to load or eject the disc. Each press will open or
close the disc tray.
Note: Disc will not eject. Unless the stop or pause button
has been push first
The playback will automatically play from the CUE point upon
the button is pressed.
13. PITCH BUTTON
W ith unit on the PITCH ON mode, to select the pitch range
from 8%, 16%, which the LED indicator flashes. To select 8
% will assign +/-8 % to pitch control slider and so does 16%.
W ith the unit on the PITCH OFF mode, it means playback
speed is normal (0%). The playback speed will not change
when you move the pitch control slider.
4. L.C.D
These liquid crystal display (L.C.D.) indicate the track
numbers, time (minutes, second, frame), remain, pitch,
beat, loop, auto cue single, continue and time bar.
5. CONT./SINGLE BUTTON ( OUTRO)
14. PITCH CONTROL SLIDER
To press this button it can switch between auto cue
single and continue. The selected mode is indicated on
the display.
*AUTO CUE SINGLE-After each track, the unit pauses at
the beginning of next track. The playback starts from
audible point.
*CONTINUE—To play the whole tracks.
*OUTRO-Press the button for 3 seconds for OUTRO
function, the unit will play the last 30 seconds of each track .
To match the choices of playback speed (8%, 16% ), you
can choose what range you want between minimum (up side)
and maximum (bottom side) by moving the pitch control
slider.
15. PITCH BEND + / - BUTTON
W hen each of the two CD players is playing, the pitch bend
function allows the position of the bass beat to be matched
after the pitch has been adjusted. The pitch will automatically
rise up to + 16% from the current setting while pressing the
“ + “button. W hile pressing the “ – “ button, the pitch will
automatically drop to - 16 % from current setting. By the way
of changing the pitch the position of the beats can be
matched.
6. TIME / STOP BUTTON
This button switches the time display between each
remaining time, elapsed playing time, and total remaining
time. The unit will be in the “stop ” mode if you continue to
press the button for more than 3 seconds.
16. JOG WHEEL
7. SEARCH BUTTON
This contains various functions, as follows:
*Speed Control
Pressing the button for quick forward or backward
Rotating the wheel, in play mode, will change the playback speed
8. TRACK BUTTON
accordingly. W hile rotating clockwise, the player speed increase;
rotating counterclockwise, the speed decrease.
This button selects the track to be played
9. +10 BUTTON
*Searching
Pressed the button to forward 10 tracks. If you forward 10
tracks, and the tracks over total tracks, the unit will jump to
track 1.
Rotating the wheel in pause mode, the player will forward or
backward to the desired point to start. The searching speed
changed according to the dialing speed. It can be carried out by
10. PLAY/ PAUSE BUTTON
one frame increment.
Each press of this button causes the operation to change
between PLAY and PAUSE modes.
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17. Seamless Loop (2 set)
19. PROGRAM BUTTON
You can program the track you want. W hile the unit is
stopped, pressing the PROG button first to enter memorized
mode, by pressing the skip buttons to select the tracks you
want to order and then press the PROG button again to
compete set up per track. The max tracks you can program
are 30 tracks. While playing programmed tracks, the LED of
PROG lights up. W hile the unit is stopped, open the tray
disc or turn off the power, the program will be exited.
There is A, B/LOOP/ EXIT, RELOOP buttons.
1. A BUTTON---“start point” (A point. Also, Cue 1 could be a
A point) After setting up the A point, the red Led light up!
2. B/LOOP/ EXIT BUTTON: ---“ End point”(B point). Press the
B /LOOP button to set up the B point and start the loop
playback automatically. Loop lights on the display and the 3
LEDs flash. Press this button again to exit the LOOP
20. BPM BUTTON
playback.
3. RELOOP BUTTON
To get the BPM number manually.
21. Direct Access Key(0~9)
Return to the loop playback by pressing the RELOOP while
in performance. However, if your want to return to loop
To select the number of the track you would like to play.
22. CONNECTOR PORTS
playback, you can press RELOOP BUTTON.
4. Change “ START POINT” and” END POINT” by pressing
The 8-pin termination permits the connection of the control
unit to the main unit.
the A& B/ LOOP/ EXIT button again.
The interval between A and B point must be more than 20
23. SLEEP:
frames; otherwise, the B point will be canceled, then LOOP
function disappear and LOOP fades on the display.
Leave the unit unused for 30 minutes; the machine will shut
off automatically.
18. RELAY
Press the “RELAY” button to activate. W hen one unit is in
play mode, and the other unit is in “pause” mode; pause the
playing unit, the other unit will automatically start to play.
Connections
Typical connections with a mixer is illustrated below. Please use it for reference.
1 5V
60
H z
230V
50Hz
* Connect the connection cords to the line inputs of your mixer.
* The connection cords and the remote control connection cable are supplied with the main unit.
* Be sure to use the remote control connection cable which has been supplied. Use of another cable type might cause damage.
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BASIC OPERATION
Loading and Ejecting the Disc
When the disc is loaded, press the EJECT button to
eject the disc (T his may be done on either the player or
the remote control side.)
Place a disc in the disc loader
12 cm disc
8 cm disc
Push the disc to the loader.
While the disc is loaded, the preparation for disc play
will begin.
When preparation is completed, the total tracks number &
total playing time will display.
To the desired track
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TRACK SKIP
T o go ba ck thro ugh the track s
To a dva nce throu gh the tra cks
Tracks change as follows
(This is for a disc containing 4 tracks)
Tracks change as follows
When this button is pressed once, the CD player will skip
When this button is pressed once, the CD player
backward to the beginning of the track, press twice will
skip backward to the previous track.
will advance to the beginning of the next track.
ANTI SHOCK MEMORY
This CD Player is equipped with an anti-shock memory, wish memorize 10 seconds of music before reading, to be not in
case of shock.
W arning: This system can't work in case of repetitive shocks or vibrations and if the memory is not completely charged.
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MATCHING THE BEATS PER MINUTE
Match th e pi tc h by mo ni to ri ng the mu si c of both UNIT 1 a nd UNI T 2 by e ar . W he n th e te mpo o f the musi c of the
se le cted CD p la ye r is slow co mpa red to the temp o of the o ther p laye r, move th e slid er to the + sid e and ma tch the
tempo . W he n fa st, mo ve to th e - si d e.
Th e fo llo win g de scr i ptio n is fo r th e ca se of match in g th e pi tc h of UNI T 2 to the p itch o f the mu si c bei n g playe d on
UNI T 1.
Bu
UNIT 1 is playing.
f f e r Me m o r
Press PLAY/PAUSE to start UNIT 2.
Both CD players are playing discs.
Listen to UNIT 2 in your headphones.
Bu
y
f f er M e m o r
When UNIT 2 is slow compared
When UNIT 2 is fast compared
to UNIT 1
to UNIT 1
Beat Matching Using Pitch Bend
A de scr i ptio n of the p ro ced ur e fo r matc hi ng the be at o f UNIT 1 a nd UNI T 2 usi ng the PI TCH B END sti ck i s gi ve n
be lo w.
Th is d escr ip ti on i s f or the c ase of ma tc hi ng the b eat of UNIT 2 to the b eat of the mu si c be in g play ed on UNIT 1 .
(Thi s pr oc edu re c an be d on e on ei ther Uni t).
After Matching the BPM's
BPM’s (Beat Per Minute) are the
same, however the bass beats are
not matched.
When UNIT 2 is ahead.
When UNIT 2 is behead.
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OPERATION OF CUE (WITH PLAY/PAUSE)
1. In p ause mod e, p re ss CUE b utto n to memo ri ze a p oi nt f or playi ng b ac k. W e me an i t “ cue p oi nt”.
2. After “c ue po in t” is m emor i zed , i n play mo de , pr essi ng CUE b utto n wi ll re turn th e musi c b ack to the cu e po in t
and keep i t i n p ause mod e.
3. Pre ss PL AY bu tton a ga in to pe rf or m fr om “c ue p oi nt”.
OPERATION OF A AND B/LOOP
1. Set “ A POI NT” un der p lay mod e by p re ssi ng A b utto n (witho ut i n te rr upti on d ur in g playb ac k) .
2. Pre ss B/ LOOP to m emor i ze the e ndi ng p oi nt o f loo p, we m ean i t “ B POI NT” . A t the mea nti me, i t b li nks LOOP o n
th e LCD, and the m usi c au to mati cally co mes b ack to “ A POI NT” a nd loo ps b etwee n A & B p oi nts.
3. W h ile the mu si c loop s be tween A & B, pre ss
to le ave th e lo op . At the m ean ti me , i t lig hts LOOP o n
th e LCD.
4. Pre ss RE LOOP a gai n d uri n g playb ac k, i t r etur ns the loo p fu nc ti on .
5. W i thi n play i nter val, yo u can c ha nge “ A POI NT” & “ B POI NT” by p ressi ng A & B/ LOOP button u nde r play mo de.
6. Also avai lable to ch ang e “sta rt poi nt” b y pr essi ng A bu tton i n pa use mode d ur in g loop f un ctio n.
7. The i nter va l b etwee n A & B p oi nt m ust be mo re tha n 20 f ram es, or the B p oi nt will b e can ce le d, the n loop
fu ncti on di sapp ear , a nd LOOP fa des on the LC D.
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BEFORE SWITCHING OFF THE POWER
When you have finished using the CD player, before switching off the power, ensure that the disc is ejected.
Do not switch off the power when the
disc in the loader.
Switch off the power after the disc is
ejected.
POWER OFF
POWER OFF
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
If difficulties arise with your compact disc player, locate the apparent problem in the left-hand column of the table and follow the
corrective action suggested in the right-hand column.
1. Is the compact disc player properly connected to the amplifier?
2. Is the amplifier set for the proper operation?
3. Have the operating instructions for the compact disc player been followed?
Symptom
The power fails to switch on
when the POWER switch is set
Possible Cause
Corrective Action
Poor power plug connection at the AC outlet.
Insert the power plug firmly into the AC outlet.
The disc is loaded upside down.
The disc is too dirty.
Reload the disc with the label side up.
Clean the disc.
Improper output cable connections.
Connect the output cable properly.
Make sure that the amplifier controls are set
to ON
Disc play does not start
No sound
Sound skips
Hum
Improper amplifier operation.
The CD player is subject to vibrations or
properly.
Change the installation location.
physical shock.
Loose cable connections.
Firmly connect all audio plugs.
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