Panasonic RXCS40 Operating instructions

Panasonic RXCS40 Operating instructions

Portable Stereo Component System

Operating Instructions

Model No.

RX-CS40

Dear customer

Thank you for purchasing this product.

Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read these instructions completely.

Please keep this manual for future reference.

Table of contents

Control guide

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Speaker connection

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Power supply

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The radio

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Tapes

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Recording the radio

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Other functions

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Troubleshooting guide

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Maintenance

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Specifications

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Supplied accessories

Check the packaging for these accessories.

1 AC power supply cord

Note

The included AC power supply cord is for use with this unit only.

Do not use it with other equipment.

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CAUTION:

Change the voltage setting to suit the AC voltage in your area. See page 5. Note that the unit will be seriously damaged or fail to operate correctly if this setting is not made correctly.

CAUTION!

DO NOT INSTALL, OR PLACE THIS UNIT IN A BOOKCASE,

BUILT-IN CABINET OR IN ANOTHER CONFINED SPACE.

ENSURE THE UNIT IS WELL VENTILATED. TO PREVENT

RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARD DUE TO

OVERHEATING, ENSURE THAT CURTAINS AND ANY

OTHER MATERIALS DO NOT OBSTRUCT THE

VENTILATION VENTS.

DO NOT OBSTRUCT THE UNIT’S VENTILATION OPENINGS

WITH NEWSPAPERS, TABLECLOTHS, CURTAINS, AND

SIMILAR ITEMS.

DO NOT PLACE SOURCES OF NAKED FLAMES, SUCH AS

LIGHTED CANDLES, ON THE UNIT.

DISPOSE OF BATTERIES IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY

FRIENDLY MANNER.

WARNING:

TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK OR

PRODUCT DAMAGE, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPARATUS TO

RAIN, MOISTURE, DRIPPING OR SPLASHING AND THAT NO

OBJECTS FILLED WITH LIQUIDS, SUCH AS VASES, SHALL

BE PLACED ON THE APPARATUS.

This product may receive radio interference caused by mobile telephones during use. If such interference is apparent, please increase separation between the product and the mobile telephone.

THIS UNIT IS INTENDED FOR USE IN TROPICAL CLIMATES.

The speakers do not have magnetic shielding. Do not place the unit near televisions, personal computers or other devices easily influenced by magnetism.

The socket outlet shall be installed near the equipment and easily accessible or the mains plug or an appliance coupler shall remain readily operable.

Control guide

1 2 3 4 5 6 7

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Speakers (Woofer)

Speakers (Tweeter)

Built-in microphone (MIC)

Preset equalizer buttons

Band selector (BAND)

Operation/battery indicator (OPERATION/BATT)

FM mode/beat proof selector (FM MODE/BP)

Fine tuning control (FINE TUNING)

Function selector (SELECTOR)

Tuning control (TUNING)

Volume control (VOLUME)

Audio input terminal (CD/LINE IN)

Headphones jack (PHONES)

Cassette holder

XBS adjustor (XBS)

Recording button ( REC)

Playback button ( PLAY)

Rewind/review button (

Fast forward/cue button (

Stop/eject button (

REW/REV)

FF/CUE)

STOP/EJECT)

Pause button ( PAUSE)

Speaker release levers (RELEASE)

Speaker terminals (SPEAKERS)

Audio input level switch (CD/LINE IN)

Whip antenna

Speaker cord compartments

Speaker cords

DC input jack (DC IN)

AC socket (AC IN~)

Voltage selector (VOLT ADJ)

Battery compartment cover

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Speaker connection

A

Connect the speaker cords

B

Attaching the speakers

C

Detaching the speakers

RELEASE RELEASE

1

2

Before attaching or detaching the speakers,

Be sure to disconnect the speaker cords.

Be sure to set [SELECTOR] to “TAPE/

OPR OFF

”.

• The function selector switch does not separate entire unit from mains even if in “TAPE/

OPR OFF

” position.

A

Connect the speaker cords

Connect only positive (red) wires to positive terminals and negative (black) wires to negative terminals.

B

Attaching the speakers

Align the speaker with the main unit as shown in the figure, interlock the grooves and press down.

C

Detaching the speakers

Unlock the speaker release levers by pulling them in direction shown as illustrated, and slide each speaker up.

Caution

• Use the speakers only with the recommended system.

Failure to do so may lead to damage to the amplifier and/or the speakers, and may result in the risk of fire.

Consult a qualified service person if damage has occurred or if you experience a sudden change in performance.

• Do not attach these speakers to walls or ceilings.

Power supply

A

AC power supply cord

B

Batteries

1

VOLT ADJ

220-

240V

110-127V

110-

127V

220-

240V

220-240V

110-

127V

R20/LR20 (D, UM-1)

2

3 5

6 8

1

4

7

AC IN ~

2

To household

AC outlet a

A

AC power supply cord

Set the voltage.

Use a flat-head screw-driver to turn the voltage selector for the area in which the unit will be used.

Connect the AC power supply cord (included).

Cautions

• Do not touch it with wet hands.

• Do not place heavy objects on it.

• Poor connection and cord damage can cause fire or electric shock.

• Grasp the plug firmly when unplugging the cord. Pulling the AC power supply cord can cause electric shock.

• Disconnect the AC power supply cord from the household AC outlet if the unit is not going to be used for a long time.

B

Batteries

Disconnect the AC power supply cord.

Replace the batteries when “OPERATION/BATT” goes dim during play.

To prevent damage to the batteries and electrolyte leakage, heed the following points.

• Do not use rechargeable type batteries.

• Align the and polarities properly when inserting the batteries.

• Do not mix different types or makes of batteries or old and new batteries.

• Remove batteries if you do not plan to use the unit for a long time.

If electrolyte leaks from the batteries, consult your dealer.

Wash thoroughly with water if electrolyte comes in contact with any part of your body.

Removal

Insert your finger into the slot ( ) at the bottom of the unit and push out the batteries.

C

Car battery cord

Insert the plug into the DC Input Jack.

Plug the other end into the cigarette lighter socket in your car.

C

Car battery cord

DC IN

(12-13.2V)

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The radio

1

SELECTOR

CD/

LINE IN

RADIO

TAPE/

2

OPERATION/BATT

BAND

FM MW SW1 SW2

3

TUNING

A

To improve reception

FM

MW/SW1

FM MODE/BP

STEREO/

MONO/

FINE TUNING

L H

Follow steps 1 to 3.

In step 1: “OPERATION/BATT” lights while the radio is on.

In step 2: Select FM, MW, SW1 or SW2.

To turn off the radio

Set [SELECTOR] to “TAPE/

OPR OFF

”.

A

To improve reception

FM: Raise and extend the whip antenna.

If stereo reception is poor, set [FM MODE/BP] to “MONO”.

MW:Turn the unit to face in the direction of best reception.

SW:Raise and extend the whip antenna and keep it vertical

(SW1: also turn the unit to face in the direction of best reception).

Reference:

Radio broadcasts may be hard to receive in a moving vehicle or building because their signals are weak. Whenever possible, use the unit by a window.

Fine tuning control

For short-wave broadcasts (SW1, SW2), tune to the approximate frequency with [TUNING], and then use [FINE TUNING] control for more precise tuning.

Note

When using [TUNING], be sure to set [FINE TUNING] control pointer to the center position.

SW1/SW2

Tapes

3 2 1

SELECTOR

CD/

LINE IN

RADIO

TAPE/

OPERATION/BATT

Use normal position/TYPE

I tape only.

Follow steps 1 to 3.

In step 1: Set to “TAPE/

OPR OFF

”.

In step 2: Insert the tape with the side to be played facing out ( ) and close by hand.

• Tapes exceeding 100 minutes are thin and can break or get caught in the mechanism.

• Tape slack can get caught up in the mechanism and should be taken up before playing the tape.

• Endless tapes can get caught up in the mechanism if used incorrectly.

“OPERATION/BATT” indicator

Lights while the tape is travelling.

To stop play

Press [ STOP/EJECT].

To pause play

Press [ PAUSE].

Press once again to resume play.

To fast-forward or rewind (while stopped)

Press [ REW/REV] or [ FF/CUE].

To cue or review (during play)

Press [ REW/REV] or [ FF/CUE].

Caution

Sound quality may be effected and the cassette tape may become stuck if you do not adhere to the following.

• Do not use other stickers not included with the cassette tape.

• Place stickers on the cassette tape only as indicated.

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Recording the radio

3 2 1

TUNING

A Erasure prevention

Side A

Tab for Side B

Tab for Side A

FM MODE/BP

STEREO/

MONO/

Use normal position/TYPE I tape only.

Follow steps 1 to 3.

In step 1: Set [SELECTOR] to “RADIO” and tune to the station. ( page 6)

In step 2: Insert the tape inside with the side to be recorded facing out and close by hand.

In step 3: [ PLAY] is also depressed with [ REC].

Recording stops and the button is released when the front side finishes.

To stop recording

Press [ STOP/EJECT].

To pause recording

Press [ PAUSE].

To resume recording, press [ PAUSE] again.

Recording tips

• Changes to volume and tone will not affect the recording.

• Wind up the leader tape before recording.

• When recording MW, set [FM MODE/BP] to the position where there is less noise.

• Use the AC power supply cord or insert fresh batteries.

A Erasure prevention

Break out the tab.

Cover the tab with adhesive tape when you want to use the tape for recording again.

Other functions

A

2

Recording from an externally connected CD player etc.

1

CD player,etc.

SELECTOR

CD/

LINE IN

RADIO

TAPE/

CD/LINE IN

B

MIC

Recording through the built-in microphone (MIC)

C

1

SELECTOR

CD/

LINE IN

RADIO

TAPE/

CLEAR

SOFT

Equalizer/

Headphones

HEAVY

VOCAL

FLAT

MIN

XBS

MAX

White (L)

4 3

Red (R)

Stereo connection cable

a

CD/LINE IN

NORMAL HIGH

3 2

PHONES

A

Recording from an externally connected CD player etc.

Connect the CD player (External equipment).

Start recording, then start the CD playback.

• Turn off all equipment before making any connection.

• Refer to the operating instructions of the other equipment for details. (Cables and equipment not included.)

• If the signal level from the connected equipment is low, sound is recorded at a low volume. When the sound is low when playing a recorded tape, set the [CD/LINE IN] switch ( ) on the rear panel to “HIGH” and try recording again.

B

Recording through the built-in microphone

(MIC)

Face towards the sound source.

Note

• When recording through the built-in microphone, no sound can be heard from the speakers.

C

Equalizer

• Four types of sound effects can be selected.

The selected sound effect button lights.

CLEAR: Lightens pop and other music

SOFT: Allows background music enjoyment

HEAVY: Adds punch to rock

VOCAL: Enhances vocals

FLAT: No sound effects used

• You can adjust XBS effect to boost the bass.

Note

When you initially apply the power source

• The preset equalizer will automatically reset to “HEAVY” when the unit is turned on.

When the unit is in

OPR OFF condition and when the power source is connected

• The last preset equalizer setting will be retained when you turn on the “CD/LINE IN”, “RADIO” or “TAPE” function.

C

Headphones

To connect headphones,

Plug type: 3.5 mm stereo

Plug in firmly. Avoid listening for prolonged periods of time to prevent hearing damage.

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Troubleshooting guide

Before requesting service, make the below checks. If you can’t fix the system as described below, or if something not listed here occurs, consult your dealer for instructions.

Reference pages are shown as black circled numbers .

Common Problems

No sound.

No operation when powered by batteries.

Turn the volume up.

The speaker cords may be shorted. Turn the unit off, check and correct the connections and turn the unit on.

• Replace with new batteries.

• Align the and polarities properly when inserting the batteries.

• Disconnect the AC power cord when powered by batteries.

Listening to the radio

Noise is heard.

Sound is distorted.

A beat sound is heard.

Change the antenna or unit’s direction.

• Turn the TV off or separate it from the unit.

• Separate the antenna from other cables and leads.

The cassette deck

Poor quality sound.

Recording is not possible.

Volume recorded on the tape is low.

Not ejected or closed.

Clean the heads.

If the erasure prevention tabs have been removed, cover the holes with adhesive tape.

Set the [CD/LINE IN] switch on the rear panel of this unit to HIGH and try recording again.

[

Use the AC power supply cord or insert fresh batteries, and press [ PLAY], then press

STOP/EJECT].

Maintenance

If the surfaces are dirty

To clean this unit, wipe with a soft, dry cloth.

• Never use alcohol, paint thinner or benzine to clean this unit.

• Before using chemically impregnated cloth, read the instructions that came with the cloth carefully.

For a cleaner crisper sound

Clean the heads regularly to assure good quality playback and recording. Use a cleaning tape (not included).

Specifications

Radio

Frequency range

FM

MW

SW1

SW2

Tape recorder

Track system

Recording system

Erasing system

Monitor system

Frequency range

Normal

87.5–108 MHz

520–1610 kHz

2.3–7.0 MHz

7.0–22.0 MHz

4 track, 2 channel, stereo

AC bias

Multi pole Magnet

Variable sound monitor

40–12000 Hz

General

Power requirement

AC

Battery

DC IN

110–127 V/220–240 V, 50/60 Hz

Power consumption: 25 W

12 V (Eight R20/LR20, D, UM-1 batteries)

12–13.2 V

Power Output

Speakers

220 W …PMPO

(DC 12 V/AC 117 V) 13 W x 2/9.4 W x 2...RMS (max.)

2 Woofer; 12 cm Cone type, 6

2 Tweeter; 5.4 cm Cone type, 6

Jacks

Input sensitivity / input impedance

Output

Dimensions (WxHxD)

CD/LINE IN

NORMAL: 316 mV, 100 k

Headphones: 32

Mass

598 x 295 x 265 mm

Main unit: 225 x 295 x 265 mm

Speaker box: 189 x 295 x 228 mm

6.89 k g without batteries

Power consumption in standby mode: 3.48 W

Note:

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

Mass and dimensions are approximate.

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Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.

Web Site: http://www.panasonic.co.jp/global/

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