Curtis RCD739UK Stereo System User Manual

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Digital CD/Radio Stereo System with Remote
MODEL : RCD739UK
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INSTRUCTION
MANUAL
Operating Instructions
BEFORE OPERATING THIS PRODUCT, READ, UNDERSTAND,
AND FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
Be sure to save this booklet for future reference.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
The Lightning flash with
arrowhead symbol, with an
equilateral triangle is intended
to alert the user of the presence
of uninsulated dangerous
voltage within the product's
enclosure that may be of
s uf fi c i en t m ag ni t u de t o
constitute a risk of electric
shock to persons.
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK
OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO
U S E R S E RV I C E A B L E PA RT S
INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO
QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The exclamation point within
an equi lateral triangl e i s
intended to alert the user of the
presence of important operating
and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature
accompanying the appliance.
CAUTION : TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT,
FULLY INSERT.
WARNING : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THE
APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
THESE IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ARE INCLUDED,
AS APPLICABLE TO THE APPLIANCE, CONVEYING TO THE
USER THE INFORMATION ITEMIZED BELOW
1. Read instructions-All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is
operated.
2. Retain instructions-The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference.
3. Head Warnings-All warnings and cautions on the appliance and in the operating instructions should
be adhered to.
4. Follow instructions-All operating and use instructions should be followed.
5. Water and Moisture-The appliance should not be used near water, e.g. near a bathtub, washbowl,
kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool or the like.
6. Wall or Ceiling Mounting-The appliance should not be mounted to a wall or ceiling.
7. Ventilation-The appliance should be situated so that its location or position does not interfere with its
proper ventilation. For example, the appliance should not be situated on a bed, sofa, rug or similar
surface that may block the ventilation openings, or placed in a built-in installation, such as a bookcase
or cabinet, that may impede the flow of air through the ventilation openings.
8. heat-The appliance should be situated away from neat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves,
or other appliances (including amplifiers) that produce heat..
9. Power Sources-The product should be operated only with the type of power supply indicated on the
marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your product
dealer or local power company. For products intended to operate from battery power, or other sources,
refer to the operation instructions.
10.Grounding Polarization-This product may be equipped with a polarized alternating current line plug
(a plug having one blade wider than the other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way
this is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug.
If the plug should still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat
the safety purpose of the polarized plug.
11.Power-Cord Protection-Power supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked
on or pinched by items placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the appliance.
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12. Cleaning-The appliance should be cleaned only as recommended by the manufacturer.
13. Nonuse periods-The power cord of the appliance should be unplugged from the outlet when left
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when left unused for a long period of time.
14. Objectcand Liquid Entry-Care should be taken so that objects do not fall and liquids are not spilled
into the product case through product openings.
15. Damage Requiring Service-Unplug this product from the wall outlet and take it to qualified service
er
personnel under the following conditions.
a) When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged.
b) If liquid has been spilled into, or objects have fallen into the product.
er product has been exposed to rain or water.
c) If the
d) If the product does not operate when used according to the operating instructions.
Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions as an improper
adjustment of other controls may interfere with the product's normal operation.
e) If the product has been dropped or damaged in any way.
f) When the product exhibits a distinct change in performance-this indicates a need for service.
16. Servicing-The user should not attempt to service the product beyond that described in the operating
instruction. All servicing should be referred to qualified service personnel.
17. Power Lines-An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power
lines, or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can fall into such power lines or circuits.
When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be taken to keep from touching
power lines or circuits as contact with them might be fatal.
18. If an outside antenna is connected to the receiver, be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to
provide some protection against voltage surges and built up static.
19. Cleaning-Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or
aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
20. Lightning-For added protection for this product during a lightning storm, or when it is left
unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the
antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the product due to lightning and power-line
surges.
21. Safety Check-Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, ask the service technician
to perform safety checks to determine that the product is in proper operation condition.
22. Overloading-Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles as
this can result in a risk of fir or electric shock.
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CAUTION
Invisible laser radiation will be emitted when the product is open and interlocks are defeated.
Do not defeat the safety interlocks.
GRAPHIC SYMBOLS WITH SUPPLEMENTARY MARKINGS ARE LOCATED ON THE
BOTTOM OF THE UNIT.
USE OF CONTROLS, ADJUSTMENTS, OR PERFORMANCE PROCED URE HEREIN MAY
RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
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MOUNTING LOCATION
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LOCATION OF CONTROLS
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1. CD Door
2. CD Door Open Button
3. Speaker
4. Repeat Button
5. Volume Control Knob
6. Program Button
7. Random Button
8. SKIP (FAST-FORWARD) button
9. Function Switch (CD, AM, FM )
10. Alarm ON/OFF Button
11. Minute Set Button
12. LCD Display (CD, Clock and Frequency)
13. Stereo LED Indicator
14. Hour Set Button
15. Alarm Set Button
16. Selector Switch (ON/OFF/AUTO)
17. Time Set Button
18. SKIP (REWIND) button
19. Tuning Control Knob
20. CD Play/Pause Button
21. CD Stop Button
22. Remote Sensor
23. Headphone Jack
24. DC Input Jack
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REMOTE CONTROL
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PLAY Button
SKIP (FAST-FORWARD) button
Program Button
Repeat Button
Random Button
STOP Button
SKIP (REWIND) button
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AC OPERATION
To operate the unit using AC power , connect a 9V AC adaptor (included) to an AC outlet
having 230V AC.
CAUTION: When not using AC power, disconnect the AC adapter from the wall outlet by pulling the
plug (not the cord). Do not touch the AC adapter with wet hands and plug fully inserted without
exposing any part of the blade.
HEADPHONE JACK
This unit will accept stereo headphones with a Ø 3.5mm plug. Before connecting the headphones set the
volume to minimum level as not to damage your ears or the headphones. Connect the headphones to the
headphones jack. The speakers will be automatically disconnected.
Warning: Prolonged exposure to high sound levels may permanently damage your hearing. You may not
hear some warning sound while wearing these headphones.
VOLUME CONTROL
Adjust the VOLUME control to the desired level.
RADIO SECTION
LISTENING TO THE RADIO
1. Slide SELECTOR Switch to "ON" position.
2. Slide FUNCTION Switch to select AM or FM position
3. Rotate the Tuning Control Knob to your desired Radio station.
4. To turn off Radio, Slide SELECTOR switch to "OFF" position to turn off the unit.
For better reception,
This unit has a built-in antenna for AM/FM, Locate the unit where you can obtain the best reception.
CLOCK SECTION
CLOCK SETTING
Press and hold Time./SET button to set the clock
Press Hour or Min button respectively
Note: In radio mode, the frequency will appear at the location where time appears. Press and hold the
Time/Set button to display the current time; Press and hold the AL./Set button to display the current
alarm time.
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ALARM TIME SETTING
1. Slide SELECTOR switch to "OFF" or "AUTO" position.
2. Press and hold Al. SET button to set the Alarm time
3. Press Hour or Min button respectively.
4. Turn on the alarm function by pressing AL.ON/OFF button till the alarm Icon appears
Note. While alarm time is on, it will alarm for 3 minutes. To turn off the alarm, press the AL.ON/OFF
button once.
Wake up by Buzzer
1. After set the desired alarm time. And press the AL.ON /OFF button till the alarm icon appears
2. Slide the SELECTOR switch to "OFF" position.
Wake up by CD or Radio
1. Slide SELECTOR switch to "AUTO" position.
2. Set your desired alarm time.
3. Turn on the alarm function by pressing AL.ON/OFF button till the alarm Icon appears
4. Slide the SELECTOR switch to "AUTO" position.
5. Slide the Function Switch to CD, AM or FM position.
When the alarm time is on, CD & RADIO(AM/FM) will be automatically played.
CD SECTION
PLAYING A CD
1. Press the Open button of CD Door where remarked "Open" to open the CD Door.
2. Insert a CD with the label facing upward.
3. Close the CD compartment by pressing the upper corner of CD Door.
4. Slide the FUNCTION switch to CD position
5. Slide the SELECTOR switch to "ON" position to turn on the unit.
The CD will rotate for a while and then stop.
6. Press PLAY/PAUSE button to start CD playback from the first track.
7. Press once more PLAY/PAUSE button to momentarily pause, Icon "
" will flash. Press again
PLAY/PAUSE button to resume to playback
8. To stop the playback, Press STOP button.
TRACK SEARCH
Press the SKIP/SEARCH button during play to skip to the desired track.
Press the "F.FWD" button to skip to the next track on the disc.
Press the "REW" button to skip to the beginning of the current track
Press the "REW" button twice or more to skip to previous track.
FORWARD/REVESE SEARCH
Press and hold the Forward or Backward SKIP/SEARCH button during play to scan the disc at high speed.
When the desired section of the disc if found, release the Button and normal play will resume.
"F.FWD" -------------------Forward
"REW" -------------------Backward
Press and hold the "F.FWD" button while playing to scan the current track forward at high speed.
Press and hold the "REW" button while playing to scan the current track backward at high speed.
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PROGRAMMED PLAYBACK
Up to 20 tracks can be programmed in to play in any desired sequence.
1. Press the Open button of CD Door where remarked "Open" to open the CD Door.
2. Insert a CD with the label side facing upward.
3. Close the CD compartment by pressing the upper corner of CD Door.
4. Slide the FUNCTION Switch to CD position
5. Slide the SELECTOR Switch to ON position to turn on the unit.
The CD will rotate for a while and then stop.
6. Press PROG button until "PROG 01" flashes in display.
7. Press SKIP Forward or SKIP Backward button to select a desired track to be memorized.
8. Press PROG button to program the track.
9. Repeat steps 7 and 8 to program tracks.
10. Press PLAY/PAUSE button to start playing.
To cancel program play, Press STOP button two times.
REPEAT PLAY
To Repeat Single Track
Press REPEAT button on the remote control while the track you want to repeat is playing. The "REPEAT"
flashing will appear in display.
------Press REPEAT two times on the remote control.
------Press REPEAT button on the remote control twice during play.
------To repeat another track, Press REW or FWD SKIP button.
------To cancel repeat play, Press REPEAT button two times.
To Repeat all the tracks
Press REPEAT button twice during play. The "REPEAT" indicator will appear in display.
------All tracks will be played through in sequence and then the sequence will be repeated continuously.
------To cancel repeat play, press REPEAT button one time.
Random play
Press stop button to enter into stop mode, press Random button once then press play/pause button to
carry out random play, "RANDOM" will appear in display.
All tracks on the disc will be played in random order, then will stop.
During random playing, To cancel random play, press stop button twice.
HANDLING DISCS
This product is designed to play CDs bearing the DISC Identification logo.
CD not carrying this logo may not conform to the CD standard and may not play properly.
Dirty, scratched, or warped discs may cause skipping or noise.
------Handle the CD only by the edges.
------To keep the CD clean , do not touch the surface of the disc.
------Return CDs to their original cases after use to avoid serious scratches that could cause the laser
pickup to skip.
------Do not expose CDs to direct sunlight, high humidity or high temperatures for extended periods of
time, as prolonged exposure to high temperatures can warp CDs
------Do not apply paper or write anything on either side of a CD. Sharp writing instruments or the
inks in some felt-tip pens, may damage the surface of a CD
TO Clean CDs:
------Fingerprints should be wiped from the surface of the CD with a soft cloth. Unlike conventional
records, CDs have no grooves to collect dust and microscopic debris, so gently wiping the CDs
with a cloth removes most of the particles.
------Wipe in a straight motion from the inside to the outside of the CD.
------Never use chemicals (i.e. record cleaning sprays, anti-static sprays, benzene or thinner) to clean
CDs, as damage to the plastic of the CD may result.
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To clean the CD player:
Dust on the pickup lens can lead to erratic operation and interruption of the sound during play.
NOTE: Do not touch the surface of the pickup lens. Do not allow any liquids on the inside of the product.
------To clean the pickup lens, open the CD Door and blow the dust off of the pickup lens using a camera
lens blower(available at most camera stores)
-----To clean the CD player cabinet , use a soft , damp cloth to wipe off the exterior surface.
-----Never use benzene or other strong chemical cleaners ,as these could damage the product's finish.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
You experience a problem with this unit check the chart below before calling of service.
SYMPTOM
CD Player will
Not turn on
Disc will notPlay
Erratic CDplayback
No sound
Noise or Sound
distorted on radio
CAUSE
SOLUTION
• Wrong adapter being used
• AC adapter not connected
properly
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Disc inserted incorrectly
Defective compact disc
CD compartment not closed
Moisture condensationon disc
• Reinsert disc with label side
facing up
• Try another compact disc
• Close CD compartment
• Wipe disc with soft cloth
• Dirty or defective disc
• Clean or replace disc
• Headphone plug not inserted
property
• Volume control set to minimum
• Defective compact disc
• FUNCTION is not set to the
• desired position
• Reinsert headphone cord into
headphone jack
• Increase the volume
• Try another compact disc
• press FUNCTION SELECTOR
switch to the desired function
• Station not tuned properly for FM
• Retune FM broadcast station
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
CARING FOR COMPACT DISCS
--- To keep the CD clean, handle it by its edge. Do not touch the surface.
--- Do not stick paper or tape onto the CD
--- Do not expose the CD to direct sunlight or heat sources such as holt air ducts.
Do not leave the CD in a car parked under direct sunlight.
Cleaning the Unit
--- To prevent fire or shock hazard , disconnect your unit from the AC power source when cleaning.
--- The finish on your unit may be cleaned with a dust cloth and cared for as other furniture.
Use caution when cleaning and wiping the plastic parts.
---Mild soap and a damp cloth may be used on the front panel.
IMPORTANCE
To keep up the clock's operating, Remember to turn off the unit by sliding the SELECTOR switch A to
AL.OFF position as the clock memory will be lost if you disconnect your unit from the AC power source.
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