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CD 306/200
CD Transport/Processor
192kHz/24bit D/A Converter
OPERATING MANUAL
NOTE:
Before installing your new CD-306/200 CD Transport/Processor, please read this manual
carefully, as it will inform you of the specifications, sample rate conversion, proper
installation and operation procedures. Also included in this manual are guidelines on how to
properly care for your new player. Thank you for buying a Cary Audio Design CD-306/200
Transport/Processor!
, HDCD®, High Definition Compatible Digital® and Pacific Microsonics™ are either registered
trademarks or trademarks of Pacific Microsonics, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.
HDCD system manufactured under license from Pacific Microsonics, Inc.
This product is covered by one or more of the following:
Country
Patent No.
United States
5,479,168 5,638,074 5,640,161 5,808,574
5,838,274 5,854,600 5,864,311 5,872,531
Australia
669114
Other patents pending.
CD-306/200
CD Transport /Processor
CD 306/200
192kHz / 24Bit HDCD PLAYER
HDCD
DIGITAL
ANALOG
96kHz / 24Bit
192kHz / 24Bit
SAMPLE-RATE CONVERTER
POWER
OPEN/CLOSE
CD
AES/EBU
COAXIAL
TOSLINK
PLAY
STOP
PREV.
NEXT
DIGITAL INPUT
TOSLINK
AES/EBU
HDCD , High Definition Compatible Digital and Pacific Microsonics are either registered trademarks or
trademarks of Pacific Microsonics, Inc. in the United States and /or other countries
.
HDCD system manufactured under license from Pacific Microsonics, Inc.
This product is covered by one or more of the following :
Country
Patent No.
United States
5,479,168 5,638,074 5,640,161 5,808,574 5,838,274 5,854,600 5,864,311 5,872,531
Australia
669114
Other patents pending.
COAXIAL
AES/EBU
AES/EBU
RIGHT
TOSLINK
AES/EBU
COAXIAL
LEFT
ANALOG OUTPUT
DIGITAL OUTPUT
AC POWER
CARY AUDIO DESIGN, INC.,
CD 306/200 HDCD PLAYER
MADE IN CARY, NC, U.S.A.
Complies with FDA radiation
performance standards,
21CFR Subchapter J
This device complies with part
15 of the FCC Rules.Operation
is subject to the following two
conditions:(1) This device may
not cause harmful interference,
and (2) this device must accept
any interference received,
including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
Specifications
P.2
Installation
P.3
Operation
Service and Care
Warranty
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P.9
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SPECIFICATIONS
Operating the CD-306/200 CD Transport/Processor is a simple procedure, since each unit is
designed for long term stability in virtually any home operating situation. However, if the unit is
operated outside the parameters outlined in this owner’s manual, damage may result. Please
read this manual carefully before putting your new Cary Audio Design CD-306/200 in operation.
The following definitions are applicable to this manual. Please follow these definitions
carefully.
WARNING
HAZARD PRESENTS PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH
Caution
EQUIPMENT DAMAGE MAY OCCUR BUT NOT PERSONAL INJURY
Note
Proper performance of the CD PLAYER cannot be ensured
if disregarded
1.1 Specifications
The following section describes the CD-306/200 CD Transport/Processor basic specifications.
Specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.
CD Mechanism
Philips CDM12
Master Clock Jitter
Below measurable levels
Digital Filter
Pacific Microsonics PMD-200 with HDCD decoding
Digital / Analog Converters (8) Burr Brown PCM1704u
Analog Filter
3rd Order Bessel
Analog Outputs
Balanced XLR , Single – Ended RCA
Digital Outputs
AES/EBU, Coaxial, Toslink
Digital Input
AES/EBU, Coaxial, Toslink
Digital Input Sample Rate
32kHz, 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz and 96kHz
Accepts 16, 20 or 24 bits
Frequency Range …………………………………… 2 Hz - 80 kHz (192kHz)
Amplitude Linearity………………………………… 0.1 dB (20Hz - 20kHz)
Phase Linearity……………………………………… 3°(20 Hz - 20 kHz)
Dynamic Range………………………………………120dB (1kHz)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio………………………………...122dB (1kHz)
Channel Separation…………………………………. 109dB (1kHz)
Total Harmonic Distortion……………………………0.0008% (1kHz)
Audio Output Level…………………………………..Single-Ended 3.0Vrms
Balanced XLR 6.0Vrms
Power Input
Reconfigured at factory
100-120/200-240 Vac, 50-60 Hz
Power Consumption
35 Watts
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INSTALLATION
This section describes the unpacking and installation procedures for the CD-306/200 CD.
WARNING
MAKE NO ATTEMPT TO PUT THE CD 306/200 PLAYER IN SERVICE WITH
THE TOP COVER REMOVED. CONTACT WITH HIGH VOLTAGE INSIDE THE
CD-306/200 PLAYER CAN BE FATAL !!!!!
2.1
Unpacking
All shipping containers have been specifically designed to protect their contents and special care
has been taken to prevent damage under normal shipping conditions.
Mishandling should be evident upon inspection of the shipping container. If CD-306/200 player
mechanism or other damage is found after unpacking and visual inspection, take care not to
destroy the evidence so that the shipping agent may inspect the damage. If necessary, document
the damage with photographs and contact the shipping company immediately.
Carefully remove your CD-306/200 CD Transport/Processor from its packing carton and
examine it closely for signs of shipping damage. It is recommended to save all original packing
cartons to protect your CD-306/200 from damage should you wish to store it or ship it for
after-sales service.
2.2
Placement
In general, the location of your new CD-306/200 is not critical. However, certain precautions
must be taken to ensure optimum performance. Avoid extremely hot locations such as near
radiators or other heating units. Keep the top of the CD-306/200 clear of books, paper or other
equipment to protect against overheating!! DO NOT place your CD-306/200 in a completely
closed-in bookcase, as overheating will damage the CD Player! Do not stack the CD-306/200 on
top of a power amplifier. Allow 8 to 10 inches above the unit for proper ventilation.
2.3
Power Requirement
The CD-306/200CD Transport/Processor is designed to operate from AC mains current. The
design voltage is either 100-120V /or 200-240Volts AC, 50-60 Hz.
2.4
Connections
Digital Outputs : The outputs send a digital signal and should only be connected to the
appropriate digital signal input of an accompanying component.
Analog Outputs :These are for connection to the CD or AUX input jacks of an accompanying
preamplifier.
Digital Inputs: These are for connection to the CD, CD-R, DAT, MD,MP-3 and DVD player’s
digital output jack.
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OPERATION
Signal output connection is made via the output jacks on the rear panel of the CD-306/200. The
analog or digital output interconnect cables should go to the input connections on the
accompanying preamplifier or Digital to Analog processor. The choice of high quality
interconnect cable is important and we recommend them highly. Your audio dealer will have the
proper cables in stock for this purpose.
3.1 Operation
Your new CD-306/200 CD Transport/Processor is ready for operation after interconnect cables
have been installed.
3.2 Power On and Stand-By Mode
When your CD-306/200 is connected to the power supply, the unit will switch to the Stand-By
mode automatically. This is a convenient feature for users to turn the power on with the remote
control.
3.3
Front of player
POWER BUTTON: switches the power ON and OFF.
DIGITAL SAMPLE-RATE COVERTER BUTTON: by selecting “on” the output data is 96kHz/
24bit. Selecting “off” the output data is
44kHz/16bit or matching input data-rate.
ANALOG SAMPLE-RATE COVERTER BUTTON: For selection of internal D/A sample rate.
The output data of the “ON” setting is
192kHz/24bit and the data rate of the
“OFF” setting is matching the input data.
REMOTE SENSOR: Receives the signals from the remote control.
DISPLAY: Gives information on the functioning of the player.
PLAY BUTTON: Starting play. Interrupting. Resuming play
STOP BUTTON: Stopping play.
PREV. and NEXT BUTTON:
Selecting another track during play.
Selecting a track to start play with.
OPEN / CLOSE BUTTON: Opening and closing the CD compartment. The compartment also
closes when the front is pressed briefly.
CD BUTTON, AES/EBU BUTTON, COAXIAL BUTTON, TOSLINK BUTTON:
This switches the digital input selections.
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3.4 Remote Control
U
D
Switching the Remote Control function.
U : function of the switch.
D : function of the word beside the switch.
U
D
I
I
1
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
+10
0
CLR
PROG
DELETE
TIME
COAXIAL
CD
DIGITAL
TOSLINK
AES/EBU
Switching the power on and off.
DIGIT KEYS - Selecting another track during play.
- Selecting a track to start play with.
- Selecting tracks when compiling a programming.
CLR Clears the last track number during programming.
Opening and closing the CD compartment.
Repeating play.
Muting sound. Resuming sound.
Fast search for a passage.
Selecting another track during play.
Selecting a track to start play with.
Selecting tracks when compiling a program.
ANALOG
Starting play. Playing a program.
192kHz/24Bit
96kHz/24Bit
SAMPLE-RATE CONVERTER
Stopping play.
Interrupting play. Resuming play.
PROG Presets tracks to be played by keying in track nos.
DELETE
COAXIAL
Clears a program.
TOSLINK CD AES/EBU Digital input selecting.
DIGITAL
Digital sample output select.
ANALOG
Internal D/A sample rate selection.
Displays the remaining time of a track or it displays
the total remaining time of a disc.
TIME
CD-306/200 REMOTE LAYOUT
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3.5
LED Indicators
POWER LED
LED above the power button illuminates when the player is switched off (stand-by mode).
HDCD LED
LED above the HDCD logo illuminates automatically when HDCD signal is detected from a
disc.
CD, AES/EBU, COAXIAL, TOSLINK LED
LED above the button illuminates when the digital input function is “ on ” .
3.6
Display
PROGRAM :
Lights up when a program is being played.
Blinks when compiling a program.
TRACK: Indicates
- What track is being played;
- The total number of tracks on the CD or in a program.
TRACK TIME:
Indicates the elapsed playing time of the track being played.
REMAINING TIME:
Indicates the remaining time of the CD or a track being played.
the time.
A ‘ - ’ sign is shown in front
REPEAT:
Lights up when you repeat a CD or program. Selection of repeating ‘One’ or ‘All’ is possible by
pressing the ‘REPEAT’ button on the remote.
DISPLAY MESSAGES:
NO DISC
Lights up when there is no CD in the CD compartment
OPEN
Lights up when opening the CD compartment.
CLOSE
Lights up when closing the CD compartment.
AES 00:00
Lights up when AES/EBU digital signal is input.
COA 00:00
Light up when COAXIAL digital signal is input.
TOS 00:00
Light up when TOSLINK digital signal is input.
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3.7
-
Normal Playback
Press POWER or
on the remote.
Open the CD Compartment by pressing OPEN/CLOSE.
OPEN lights up.
Insert an audio CD, printing side up and close the compartment.
CLOSE lights up, the number of tracks and the playing time of the CD are shown on the
display.
Press the PLAY or on the remote to start play.
The number indicator shows how many tracks are on the CD; when a track has been played
its number disappears.
The track being played blinks and its elapsed playing time is shown.
Play will stop after the last track.
Press POWER or
on the remote to switch the player off.
You can interrupt playback by pressing PLAY or on the remote.
You can restart play by pressing PLAY or or on the remote.
You can stop playback by pressing STOP, OPEN/CLOSE or on the remote.
3.8
Selecting Another Track During Play (1-10)
Key in the desired number
The music stops and a moment later the selected track begins to play. You can also select the
number by pressing (less than 0.5seconds).
3.9
Searching For a Passage During Play ( on the remote)
Press to search backwards to the beginning.
Press to search forwards to the end.
The searching speed is determined by how long a key is pressed:
- The first 2 seconds fairly slowly, with sound;
- Then at the maximum speed, with no sound.
3.10
Starting with a Particular Track (1-0)
- Key in the desired number
- Play starts from the selected track automatically.
You can also select the number by pressing (less than 0.5 seconds).
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3.11 Repeating Play (repeat)
REPEATING A TRACK:
- Press REPEAT before or during playback.
- REPEAT ONE Lights up; the track will be repeated continuously.
- REPEAT ALL Lights up; the disc will be repeated continuously.
- Press REPEAT until the indicator goes off to stop the track being repeated.
3.12 Programming
-
Press PROGRAM once on the remote; PROGRAM indicator on the display will blink
indicating the program mode is now entered.
Key in track nos. in sequence to be played.
Press either CLEAN or DELETE to edit input or cancel the program.
When programming is completed, press PLAY or on the remote to start playing the
programmed tracks.
3.13
Break- In Period
The micro-components, capacitors and output transformers take approximately 100 hours of
music playing to fully settle in for peak performance. The CD-306/200 will seem OK sounding
right out of the box. However, after the first couple of hours you will notice increased depth and
tighter bass. This break-in period contradicts engineering theory, but is true with most HIGH
PERFORMANCE audio components.
WARNING
MAKE SURE PLAYER IS UNPLUGGED FROM AC MAINS BEFORE
SERVICING
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SERVICE AND CARE
4.1
CD-306/200 Care and Cleaning
The housing and front of the CD-306/200 may be cleaned with a soft cloth and windex or a
window cleaner. The frequency of cleaning will be governed by how many hours the
CD-306/200 is operated and by operating environment cleanliness. Do not use benzene, harsh or
abrasive chemicals to clean the front as they may remove or damage the labels.
4.2
Factory Service
Careful consideration has been given to the design of your CD-306/200 HDCD CD
Transport/Processor to keep maintenance problems to a minimum. Any service problems
should be referred to our Customer Service Department phone number (919) 481-4494. DO
NOT return the CD-306/200 to the factory without a return authorization number (RMA) from
the Customer Service Department.
Cary Audio Design, Inc. will assume no responsibility if the shipping company refuses to pay
a damage due to your improper packing or lack of insurance should the unit be lost or damaged
in shipment. Please retain and always use the original shipping carton for the CD 306/200 in the
event that you move or after service is needed.
WARNINGS
MAKE
NO
ATTEMPT
TO
PUT
THE
CD-306/200
IN
SERVICE WITH THE COVER REMOVED. CONTACT WITH
POWER SUPPLY SECTION FOUND IN THE UNIT CAN BE
FATAL!! COMPLETELY REMOVE AC POWER PLUG FROM
THE WALL BEFORE SERVICING OF THE PLAYER.
CAUTIONS
NEVER REMOVE / INSERT PLUG WHEN UNIT IS ON OR
THE AC POWER SWITCH IS IN THE ON POSISTION.
!!PLEASE OBSERVE THE SAFETY DIRECTIONS IN THIS MANUAL!!
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UNITED STATES LIMITED WARRANTY
Cary Audio Design, Inc. warrants to the original United States purchaser for use in the United States, that this
product shall be free from defects in material (except tubes and AF output transistors) or workmanship for:
Models CAD-211M, SLM-200 and the CAD-805, Five (5) years from date of original purchase.
Amplifiers and Preamplifiers, Three (3) years from the date of the original purchase.
Digital Products, One (1) year from original date of purchase.
During the warranty period, Cary Audio Design, Inc. or an authorized Cary Audio Design, Inc. service facility will
provide free of charge both parts (except tubes and AF output transistors) and labor necessary to correct defects in
material or workmanship.
To obtain such warranty service, the original purchaser must:
(1)
(2)
(3)
Complete and send in the warranty Registration Card.
Notify Cary Audio Design, Inc. as soon as possible after the discovery of a possible defect:
(a) The model number and serial number;
(b) The identity of the seller and the approximate date of purchase;
(c) A detailed description of the problem, including details on the electrical
connection in the associated equipment and the list of such equipment.
Deliver the product to Cary Audio Design, Inc. or the nearest authorized service facility,
or ship the same in its original container or equivalent, fully insured and the shipping charges prepaid.
Correct maintenance, repair and use are important to obtain optimum performance from this product. Therefore,
carefully read the Operating Manual. This warranty does not apply to any defect that Cary Audio Design, Inc. in
its sole discretion determines is due to:
(1)
Improper maintenance or repair, including the installation of parts or accessories that does not
conform to the quality and the specifications of the original parts.
(2)
Misuse, abuse, neglect or improper installation.
(3)
Accidental or incidental damage.
WARRANTY DISCLAIMER
Except for the express warranties stated herein, Cary Audio Design, Inc. disclaims all other warranties including,
without limitation, all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
EXCLUSIVE REMEDY
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the purchaser’s exclusive remedy for any breach of warranty, express or implied,
is limited to the repair or replacement of the defective unit or the refund of the purchase price, at the option of
Cary Audio Design, Inc. Under no circumstances is Cary Audio Design, Inc. liable for incidental or consequential
damages. Any implied warranties imposed by law terminate one (1) year from the date of purchase.
FOREIGN PURCHASERS
Cary Audio Design, Inc. warrants its merchandise to purchasers in the United States for use in the United States. It
provides no other warranties. If you are a foreign purchaser, consult with your dealer to determine whether your
dealer provides any warranty.
The foregoing constitutes Cary Audio Design, Inc.’s entire obligation with respect to this product, and the original
purchaser and any user or owner shall have no other claim for incidental or consequential damages. Some states
do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation and
exclusion may not apply to you.
This warranty gives legal rights and you may have other rights which vary from state to state.
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C A R Y A U D I O D E S I G N INC.
111-A WOODWINDS INDUSTRIAL COURT, CARY, N.C. 27511, U.S.A.
TEL : (919) 481-4494
FAX : (919) 460-3828
www.caryaudio.com
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