Owner`s manual | ASA Electronics MS1400GFM Stereo System User Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
AND
INSTALLATION GUIDE
MS1400GFM
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MADE IN CHINA
MARINE HIGH POWER AM/FM STEREO RADIO
WITH COMPACT DISC PLAYER, AND WIRED
REMOTE CAPABILITY
INSTALLATION
Preparation
Please read entire manual before installation.
Before You Start
1.Disconnect negative battery terminal.
(consult a qualified technician for instructions)
2.Avoid installing the unit where it would be subject to high temperatures,
such as from direct sunlight, or where it would be subject to dust, dirt or excessive vibration.
Getting Started
1.Remove 2 transit screws located on top of the unit.
2. Insert the supplied keys into the slots as shown, and slide the unit out of the mounting sleeve.
3.Install mounting sleeve into dash opening, bending tabs to secure.
4.Some vehicles may require an installation kit and/or wiring harness adapter.(sold separately)
5.Ensure that the MS1400GFM is installed horizontally.
6.Attach speaker and power wires to the mating harness pigtails supplied with the MS1400GFM.
7.Carefully double check the wiring, then plug the pigtails into the radio harness, and the
harness into the rear of the radio. Plug the antenna into the antenna connector.
8.Test for correct operation, then slide the MS1400GFM fully into the mounting sleeve.
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WIRING DIAGRAM
CONTROL LOCATIONS
❶ Tune/Track Down
❷ Power
❸ Volume Up
❹ Mode
❺ LCD Display
❻ EQ
❼ Auto Store/Preset Scan
❽ Eject
❾ Mute
❿ Audio Selector
Volume Down
Tune/Track Up
Band/Loudness
Preset 1/CD Pause
Preset 2/CD Scan
Preset 3/CD Repeat
Preset 4/CD Shuffle
Preset 5
Preset 6
Reset
The MS1400GFM is designed to not require a constant voltage supply to
maintain station memories or operational settings. Do not connect to a voltage
source which is constantly hot to prevent draining the battery.
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BASIC OPERATION
Power (PWR) ❷
Press PWR or any other button (except EJECT) to turn the unit on. Inserting a CD will turn
the unit on automatically. Press PWR to turn the unit off.
LCD Panel ❺
The Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) panel displays the frequency and all activated functions.
Note: LCD panels may take longer to illuminate when subjected to cold temperatures
for an extended period of time. In addition, the visibility of the numbers on the LCD
may decrease slightly. The LCD display will return to normal when temperature
increases to a normal range.
Mode (MODE) ❹
Press MODE(Radio/CD Play/Aux) to select a different mode of operation as indicated on
the display panel. During CD player operation, pressing MODE will change to radio mode
without ejecting the disc. The CDP indication will remain in the display to show that a disc is
still loaded in the unit. Press MODE again to return to other mode.
Note:The MS1500 is equipped with auxiliary audio input cables enabling you to
connect a pre-amp level external audio source directly to the head unit. This allows
you to listen to an auxiliary audio source on the vehicle speakers.
Loudness (LOUD)
When listening to music at low volume levels, this feature will boost the bass and treble ranges:
1.Press and hold BAND/LOUD for more than two seconds to activate. The unit will beep when
this feature is activated, and "LOUD ON" will appear in the display for five seconds.
"LOUD" will appear at the top of the display while this feature is activated.
2.Press and hold BAND/LOUD for more than two seconds to deactivate. The unit will beep
when this feature is activated, and "LOUD OFF" will appear in the display for five seconds.
"LOUD" will no longer appear at the top of the display.
Volume ❸
The volume buttons (up and down arrows) increase and decrease the volume level of the unit.
To increase volume one level, press the up arrow (!). The volume will increase, and the level
(VOL 00 to VOL 100) will appear in the display for five seconds or until another function is
activated. To increase the volume rapidly, press and hold the up arrow until the desired volume
level is reached.
To decrease volume one level, press the down arrow ("). The volume will decrease, and the
level (VOL 00 to VOL 100) will appear in the display for five seconds or until another function is
activated. To decrease the volume rapidly, press and hold the down arrow until the desired
volume level is reached.
Mute ❾
Press MUTE to silence the audio volume from the system. "MUTE" will flash in the display for
five seconds. To restore sound, press MUTE again or activate any other function of the unit.
When the mute feature is deactivated, the audio volume will return to the level setting in use
before the mute feature was activated.
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Equalizer Selector (EQ ) ❻
Press EQ to apply sound effects to the unit's audio output signal. When activated, the EQ
function will access one of the following modes: CLASSICS, POP M, or ROCK M. FLAT
indicates no equalizer enhancements of the program, thereby removing the preset sound
effects. DSP OFF inhibits selection of equalizer mode enhancement.
Reset Button
The reset button is located on the front of the radio between MUTE and AS/PS.
Reset should only be activated under the following circumstances:
1.Upon initial installation after all wiring is completed.
2.Upon malfunction of any switches on the unit.
Use a pencil (or other non-metallic object) to press the reset button, which will clear the
system and restore normal operation.
Adjust Sound ❿
Press SEL to to step through the menu of audio functions. The first option is volume (VOL),
followed by bass (BAS), treble (TRB), balance (BAL), fader (FAD), and back to volume (VOL).
VOL
BASS
TRE
BAL
FAD
Bass
1.Press SEL twice until "BAS" appears in the display.
2. Press the volume buttons up or down to adjust Bass from -10 to +10. "BAS 00" represents flat
response.
The bass level will be shown on the display for five seconds or until another function is
activated.
Treble
1.Press SEL three times until "TRB" appears in the display.
2.Press the volume buttons up or down to adjust Treble from -10 to +10. "TRB 00" represents
flat response.
The treble level will be shown on the display for five seconds or until another function is activated.
Balance
1.Press SEL four times until "BAL" appears in the display.
2.Press volume buttons up (right) or down (left) to adjust Balance between the right and
leftspeakers from BAL 10R to BAL 10L. "BALL=R" represents an equal balance level between
the right and left speakers.
The balance position will be shown on the display for five seconds or until another function
is activated.
Fader
1.Press SEL five times until "FAD" appears in the display.
2.Press volume buttons up (front) or down (rear) to adjust Fader between the front and rear
speakers from FAD 10F to FAD 10R. "FAD F=R" represents an equal balance between the
front and rear speakers.
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RADIO OPERATION
Seek Tuning ❶
Press the up or down tuning button momentarily to seek the next strong station in the current
band.
Manual Tuning ❶
1. Press the up or down tuning buttons for more than two seconds to select manual tuning mode.
"MANUAL" will appear momentarily on the display.
2.Press the up or down tuning buttons momentarily to move radio frequency up or down one
step at a time.
3.Press and hold the up or down tuning buttons to quickly advance to a certain frequency.
Release when the desired frequency is reached. If manual tuning is not adjusted for five
seconds, the unit will return to Seek tuning mode. "AUTO" will appear momentarily
on the display.
Band
Press BAND to change during radio play to switch between three FM bands and one AM band.
"F1", "F2", "F3", or "AM" will appear in the display momentarily to indicate which band is
currently selected.
Frequency Spacing
U.S. frequency spacing is the default, and a switch on the bottom of the chassis allows a change
to European spacing. Slide the switch to the desired setting using a small screwdriver blade,
then press RESET to activate the change.
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Store and Recall a Station
Up to 24 stations (six on each band) can be stored as presets.
This radio contains special circuitry which does not require a voltage source connected to the
radio to maintain memories.
1.To store a station, select the desired band and station.
2 Press and hold the desired preset button (one through six) for more than two seconds. When
stored, the unit will beep, and the preset number will appear in the display. The station is now
stored and can be re-called at any time by momentarily pressing the corresponding preset button.
3.Repeat for the remaining five presets on the current band and for all presets on the other bands.
Automatically Store Stations
Select six strong stations and store them in the current band using the Automatic Store (AS)
feature. To enable this feature,
press and hold AS/PS for more than two seconds. The radio will automatically scan the band in
use and enter strong stations into the preset memory positions for that band. The new stations
replace stations already stored in that band.
Preset Scan ❼
Press AS/PS momentarily to scan the six preset stations in the current band. The unit will stop
at each station for 10 seconds before continuing to the next station. The frequency will flash on
the display during preset scan. Press AS/PS momentarily again to stop scanning and listen to
the current station.
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CD PLAYER OPERATION
Insert CD
With the label surface facing up, gently insert the disc into the slot until the soft-loading
mechanism engages and disc play begins. "S-CDP" will appear in the display momentarily, and
the CD icon will become animated. "CDP" will appear in the display momentarily with the track
number and elapsed time.
Note: The unit is designed for play of standard 5" (12 cm.) compact discs only. Do not
attempt to use 3" (8 cm.) CD singles in this unit, either with or without an adaptor, as
damage to the player and/or the disc may occur. Such damage will not be covered by the
warranty on this product.
Eject CD ❽
Press the eject button to stop CD play and eject the disc. The unit will change to radio operation.
If the disc is not removed from the unit within 15 seconds, the disc will be reloaded and "SCDP"
will reappear in the display.
Track Select ❶
Track select features are used to quickly access the beginning of a particular track. Press the up
or down tuning button to move forward (up tuning bottom) or backward (down tuning button) on
the disc to locate the desired track. Track numbers will appear
in the display as they are accessed.
Fast Forward and Fast Reverse ❶
Press and hold the up or down tuning buttons to fast forward or fast reverse a track. During
either function, the elapsed time will appear on the display. Release the button to resume
CD play.
Pause
Press PAUSE to freeze disc play. "S--PAUSE" will appear in the display for five seconds. Press
PAUSE again to resume disc play.
Scan
During disc play, press SCN to play the first 10 seconds to each track on the disc. When the
desired track is reached, press SCN again to end the scan function and play the selected track.
The scan function will also be canceled by activating the repeat or shuffle functions.
Repeat (RPT)
Press RPT during disc play to continuously repeat the selected track. "S--RPT" will appear in the
display for five seconds. Press RPT again to stop repeating, and regular play will resume. The
repeat function will also be canceled by activating the scan or shuffle functions.
Shuffle (SHF)
Press SHF during disc play to play all tracks on a CD in random, shuffled order. "S--SHF" will in
the display for five seconds. Press SHF again to stop random play, and regular play will resume.
The shuffle function will also be canceled by activating the scan or repeat functions.
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CD PLAYER TROUBLESHOOTING
Problem
Possible Cause
Corrective Action
Does not operate
No power to yellow or red wire; Inline fuse
blown
Check connection with test light; check vehicle
fuse with test light; Replace fuse
No power to unit
Inline fuse blown
Replace fuse
Speakers not operating Speaker harness not connected
Connect speaker harness; check speaker wires
Not all speakers
operate
Incorrect splices or connections; Speaker wires Check all splices and connections; check splices
shorting to chassis ground or to each other
and insulate all bare wires
Blows fuses
Power wire shorting to ground; Speaker wires
shorting to ground; Incorrect/too small a fuse
Make sure wire is not pinched; Install fuse of
correct rating
CD skips too much
Receiver mount is not solid or backstrap is not
secure
Check mounting and backstrap, and tighten if
needed
ERROR 1
The disc is not loading or ejecting properly
Reload or press the Eject button; check the
condition of the disk or try another disk
ERROR 2
An error in the laser reading the disc Ejec
the disc
Make sure it is clean, undamaged, and loaded
correctly; reload and check or try another disc
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WIRED REMOTE CONTROL (REMMS1500 OPTION)
SPECIFICATIONS
Mounting Remote
The REMMS1500 comes with an aluminum mounting bracket that has 4 (four)notches cut
into it so the bracket can be broken away for different mounting depths.
CD
Signal-to-noise ……………………………………………………………………………………>86dB
Frequency response………………………………………………………………20Hz-20kHz, ±3dB
Channel separation @ 1kHz ……………………………………………………………………>65dB
D/A converter ……………………………………………………………………………………1 Bit/CH
FM Tuner
Tuning range ………………………………………………………………………87.5MHz-107.9MHz
FM mono sensitivity ………………………………………………………………………………12dBf
50dB quieting sensitivity (stereo) ………………………………………………………………16dBf
Stereo separation @ 1kHz ………………………………………………………………………40dB
Frequency response …………………………………………………………… 30Hz-13kHz, ±3dB
AM Tuner
Tuning range …………………………………………………………………………530kHz-1710kHz
AM sensitivity ………………………………………………………………………………………30uV
Frequency response ……………………………………………………………… 80Hz-2kHz, ±3dB
Remote Operation
The REMMS1500 operation is the same as the functions on the front panel of the MS1400
GFM head unit. See Pages 3-8 for detailed operation descriptions.
General
Total system power ……………………………………………………………………160 Watts Peak
Power output………………………………………………………………………………………40Wx4
Power supply ……………………………………………………………11-16 VDC, negative ground
Speaker output impedance ……………………………………………………………………4 ohms
Fuse ……………………………………………………………………………10 amp fast blow ATO
Dimensions ………………………………………7" x 6"47/64 x 2" ((W)178 x (D)171 x (H)50 mm)
Volume Down
❸ Volume Up
❷ Power
Tune/Track Up
❶ Tune/track Down
❹ Mode
Band
10
11
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