Blacknote CDP 301 Owner`s manual

Blacknote®
CDP 301
ITALIAN HI-TECH CD PLAYER
Owner’s Manual
MANUFACTURED IN ITALY
TEL.+39.0571.675005 FAX.+39.0571.675013
CDP-301
Italian Hi-Tech CD Player
Table Of Contents
- Congratulations & Introduction
3
- Contents of Packaging - Construction Features
4
- Set-Up Instructions - Positioning – Operating Conditions4
- Operating Conditions
5
- Remote Control Function
6
- Technical Specifications
7
- Warranty, Customer Service, Warnings & F.A.Q.
8
- Troubleshooting
9
VERY IMPORTANT:
Please read the following instructions carefully before
installing your Blacknote® CD Player
CDP-301
Italian Hi-Tech CD Player
Congratulations
Thank you for having purchased a Blacknote® product.
Introduction
Blacknote® is a very modern and HiTech All Digital line of products designed
to achieve the best audio performance
available today.
The CDP-301 is an audiophile CD player
can read any kind of lossless high-Q CD
disc except MP3 and SACD files.
It is built starting from a special triple
layer front luxury panel entirely made of
black and silver anodized aluminium.
The chassis is made of high mass steel coloured with a specially selected dampening thick black
paint made for Blacknote® exclusively.
The transport if of the drawer type and is designed to achieve excellent rotational stability helped
by a sophisticated servo controlled system called Natural-Speed™ that generates the minimum
vibration possible let spinning the disc quite as slow as an analog turntable.
The internal DAC uses a proprietary filter that enables the unit to reproduce a very large
bandwidth with low signal compression.
The quadruple transformers super linear power supply of the CDP-301 enables the unit a high
quality total control of all the different stages taking care of the critical areas of the unit. The four
transformer and large power control also allows the unit to have an electronic stability particularly
efficient.
The transport motor controlled by an innovative power generator enables the CD player to lower
the speed fluctuation to less than 0,0001% in any electrical system within 100 to 260 volt range.
Also the innovative power generator used electrically isolates the CD Player to guarantee the best
sound performances available.
Congratulations & Introduction
3
CDP-301
Italian Hi-Tech CD Player
(Contents of Packaging)
•
1 PLAYER UNIT SET INTO A 19” CHASSIS
•
1 REMOTE CONTROL
•
1 DETACHABLE AC POWER CHORD
•
INSTRUCTIONS AND WARRANTY CERTIFICATE.
(Construction features)
This section describes the special features of the CDP-301 CD Player , the construction features, the reasons for the
technical choices and the originality of the design.
•
The CDP-301 is a CD Player made in a dimensionally standard rack chassis.
•
The chassis is particularly heavy to help dissipating vibration feedback.
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The CDP-301 features two 6DJ8/6922 s on the output stage
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The Natural-Speed™ system enables the unit adjust the disc rotation speed depending on the effective need
improving the laser track ability.
•
The four transformers Super Linear Power Supply allows a precise and fine voltage setting in any specific critical
area of the electronic circuit where variations may affect the sound quality.
•
The Proprietary Digital to Analog converter allows the highest audio performance.
(Set-Up Instructions)
This section describes how to assemble and install your CDP-301 CD Player . The instructions are purely descriptive and
necessarily generic. If you have any doubts or difficulties with this procedure please contact your retailer who will know
how to assist you.
1)
Open all the cartons inside the main box and look that all the components listed in the “content section” are
present.
2)
Carefully remove the CDP-301 CD Player chassis from the shipping box and foam.
3)
Level carefully the unit on a solid shelf properly aerated to let the unit cool down.
4)
Connect the audio cable (not supplied) to the amplifier.
5)
The unit features a 75ohm coaxial digital output for eventual connection to external Digital/Analog converters.
Note that the CDP-301 CD can be connected to RCA
unbalanced analog output or to the Balanced XLR analog output but not both at once.
6)
Connect the AC chord supplied.
7)
The Fuse Alarm light show you an electrical problem the unit may have. If turned on contact immediately the
Blacknote service.
CDP-301 back panel
Contents of Packaging - Construction Features
4
CDP-301
Italian Hi-Tech CD Player
(Operating Conditions)
Once the CDP-301 has been correctly assembled and positioned on a solid shelf and fully wired the player is ready to play.
The CDP-301 front Panel replies six basic function of the unit:
ON-OFF - It turns the unit ON/OFF completely.
STOP
SKIP Forward Skip the track. Keeping pressed the unit searches on the track
listened FFW.
SKIP Reverse Skip the track. Keeping pressed the unit searches on the track
listened RWD.
PLAY It lets start playing the disc. Pressing again the PLAY button the unit turn into
the PAUSE mode then continuing pressing the button the unit turns Playing and
Pausing alternatively.
OPEN/CLOSE
The substitution of the s must be done exclusively from an authorized Blacknote® technician otherwise the warranty will
be invalidated.
The CD Player must be kept OFF at least 30 seconds before turning it ON again otherwise it may get in protection the
unit freezing up all the functions.
Set-Up Instructions - Positioning – Operating Conditions
5
CDP-301
Italian Hi-Tech CD Player
(REMOTE CONTROL)
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During PLAY mode the DISP key turns off the display for user convenience.
•
The MUTE key shut-off the unit.
•
To access directly to the tracks dial the number and wait for automatic track access.
•
REPEAT mode works on a single track repeat pressing the RPT key once. Repeat all the disc pressing the button
twice.
PLEASE NOTE: The POWER button on the front panel completely turn OFF the unit. Normally we suggest to stand-by the unit by the remote to keep it ready to
express its top sound performance once playing..
PLEASE NOTE: The other Remote Keys work to control all Blacknote units with a single handset.
Remote Control Function
6
CDP-301
Italian Hi-Tech CD Player
(Technical Specifications)
The following data describe the basic technical specifications of the CDP-301
CD player at the
time of drafting this manual. The specifications are subject to modification without notice. The
product complies with the requirements laid down in the EC regulations.
DIMENSIONS:
430mm L x 145mm H x 390mm D
WEIGHT:
Kg. 12,00
FREQUENCY RESPONSE:
20Hz - 20KHz @ +/- 0,3dB
ANALOG OUTPUT LEVEL:
2,5 volt RMS
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion):
0,05% Max.
SIGNAL-NOISE:
90dB
DYNAMIC RESPONSE:
125dB
SPEED FLUCTUATION:
0,0001% Max.
DAC:
24bit – 192KHz
DIGITAL OUTPUT:
75ohm
ANALOG OUTPUT:
Stereo RCA & XLR Balanced
POWER SUPPLY:
100/260Volt 50/60Hz Super Linear
POWER CONSUMPTION:
50watt Max.
Technical details may vary without notice
Technical Specifications
7
CDP-301
Italian Hi-Tech CD Player
(Warranty Certificate)
The warranty certificate is enclosed separately and to be valid must be completed fill and returned to Blacknote factory or
the official distribution. In all countries where there is an official distribution network, the dealer must stamp the warranty
certificate. In compliance with the laws in force, the dealer may modify the official Blacknote warranty certificate wholly or
partially without notice and without further mention being made in this instruction manual.
Due to the particular kind of item the warranty does not cover the s at all.
(Customer Service)
All BLACKNOTE® products are the result of meticulous technological research, and consequently their correct functioning
is guaranteed. In spite of this it is possible that problems may emerge which non-specialist users cannot resolve. In this
case, contact your dealer who will advise you on how to resolve the problem.
Do not return any object directly to the factory or to the national distributor or without being authorized to do so. In such
cases both BLACKNOTE® and the distribution agents operating within your territory decline responsibility of any kind.
Please Note: Descriptions and technical characteristics may vary in any moment without notice.
Warnings
1.
Do not disassemble any part of the product.
2.
Do not use any part of the product for other purposes.
3.
For service and problems of any kind, contact qualified personnel.
4.
Protect the product from rain and humidity and keep away from heat sources, electric and electronic
motors etc.
5.
The power Chord supplied must be used only on this unit.
6.
Blacknote does not have responsibility for any improper use of this unit
(F.A.Q.)
DESCRIPTION
ACTION
HOW TO ADJUST IT
LEVELLING THE CD PLAYER
•
The CD Player
performing top level
is not
•
Take care of levelling the unit with the
help of a spirit level.
The CD PLAYER tray does sticks
open even when the display shows
“closing” after the right command
is pressed
•
The CD Player bottom rails
are dry or dirty
•
With EXTREME care exclusively using
alcohol and a soft 100% cotton cloth sweep dust
and stains out.
CLEANING THE CD PLAYER
•
Drop some liquid but adhesive oil of the tray rails
and move the part in&out to share it well.
The CD Player is dirty and
needs to be cleaned
Warranty Certificate – Customer Service – Warnings
Clean the Player exclusively using alcohol and a
soft 100% cotton cloth sweep dust and stains out.
Do not touch the writes of the front panel ever.
Any acid or synthetic cloth may irreversibly
damage the CD Player fine aesthetic.
8
CDP-301
Italian Hi-Tech CD Player
(Troubleshooting)
SYNPTOM
DESCRIPTION
THE CD PLAYER
DOES
NOT START WHEN THE
UNIT IS SWITCHED ON
REPEAT FUNCTION DOES
NOT WORK
SPEAKER
PROBLEMS
HUMMING
CD PLAYER DOES
READ SOME DISCS
Troubleshooting
•
Connect it being sure that
the AC wall plug works
•
•
Let your official Blacknote
dealer opens the unit and change
the fuse. Don’t do it by yourself to
preserve the warranty valid
The Fuse is blown
•
The disc in the drawer is not
put with the label side UP
•
Properly insert the disc with
label UP
•
The disc inserted in ruined or
very dirty on its reading side
•
Change or clean the disc
with a soft cloth.
•
The Unit follows the RED
BOOK format while is compatible with
most of the audio/video disc available
on the market
•
The
mechanic
may
sometimes doesn’t accept some
records or read anti-copy hidden file
of multi-media disc.
•
Check the functionality of the
D/A Converter
•
•
The
Cable
used
for
connection is not 75ohm digital cable
•
Substitute the digital cable
with a 75 ohm one
•
Your AC home system is not
grounded
•
Contact
assistance
•
The CDP-301 is not supplied
with any Digital Output
•
•
Batteries are not inserted in
the remote control or out of work
•
Insert
properly
•
One or more rubber buttons
are pushed inside their slots
•
well
The CD Player does not
repeat the discs during
playing
•
The Remote control does not
reach the CD Player receiver during
the REPEAT Operation
•
Check the remote control
batteries work properly.
The speakers hum when
the CD Player
is
connected to the system
•
•
Be sure in your home AC
system ground is correctly grounded
•
The CD Player is designed
under the RED BOOK standard
technology. Even though the unit is
compatible with all digital disc format
(except SACD) it may happen that
some disc of the extremely variety
available on the market may be not
read correctly by the unit
•
Always verify the disc
(especially the CD-R and CD-RW)
are compatible with the unit.
just does not
When the CD Player is
connect to an external
D/A Converter does not
work
Remote control does not
reach any CD Player
function
NOT
UNSTABLE AUDIO SIGNAL
or UNBALANCED AUDIO
OUTPUT
•
The AC CD Player plug is
disconnected from the AC wall plug
•
Turn
OFF
the
unit
exclusively from the back panel
switch, wait 30 seconds before
turning ON again the player.
DIGITAL
RCA
OUTPUT
DOES NOT WORK
REMOTE CONTROL DOES
NOT WORK
REMEDY
•
The Unit is been turned ON
and OFF too quickly and turned into
protection.
The Disc
start
DIGITAL
RCA
OUTPUT
DOES NOT WORK
CAUSE
The internal s are ruined
or burned-out
•
The unit worked for several
hundreds hours or they had a
electrical shock.
your
dealer
new
for
batteries
Re-fit the rubber buttons
•
To activate the repeat
function the button must be pressed
once for the “ONE TRACK repeat”
and twice for ”REPEAT ALL disc”
•
The unit CAN NOT play the
MP3 Files.
•
Contact your
replace the tubes
dealer
9
to