Owner`s Manual

Model CC-1
2-Way Center-Channel Speaker
Owner's
Manual
INTRODUCTION
FORCENTERCHANNEl
OR
SURROUND SOUND...
The Infinity
CC-I center-channel
speakerisa compact2-way
loudspeakerdesignedforcenter-channel
use,yetitcan alsofunctionas
a rear-channelspeaker.
When usedas partofan audio/v_deo
home
entertainmentsystem,theCC-1 center-channel
speakerwillprovide
you with a panorama ofsoundand depthtoaccurately
recreatethe
cinema experience
inyourhome.
FLEXIBLEPLACEMENT...
The Infinity
CC-1 center-channel
speakerhas built-in
feetforeasy
horizontal
placementon topofa television
cabinetorbelow on a shelf.
Sinceitismagnetically
shielded,
you canplaceitnexttothetelevision
withoutcausingdistortion
ofthepicture.
Moreover,becauseofits
compact size,
theCC-1 willfitinthesmallest
ofspaces.
For rear-channel
applications,
theCC_I has convenientthreaded
inserts(ontherear)forusewithan optional
OmniMount ¢ Systems
Series25 MountingBracketon awallorceiling.
ABOUT THISMANUAL,..
-Please read the remaining pages before connecting and operating the
CC-1 speaker. Maximum performance is dependent on following these
instructions, as well as those listed in the oivner's manuals of associated
components in your home theater system. Save these instructions for
future reference. These speakers are covered by a limited five-year
warranty, so save the bill of sale to protect your purchase and aid in any
service-related questions.
UNPACKING THE SPEAKER
Finishunpackingthespeakerand checkthecontents,
ffyoususpect
damage f_om transit,
reportitimmediatelytoyourdealerand/or
deliveryservice.
Keep theshippingcartonand packingmaterialsfor
futureuse.
PARTS lIST...
Pleaseverify
thatthepackagecontains
thefollowing
items:
* (1) CC-1 Center-Channel
•
Speaker
(I)Owner'sManual
* (I)Warranty Card
TOOLS AND SUPPLIES
(NOT ENCLOSED)...
You may alsoneed thefollowing
toolsand supplies:
• High-quality
speakerwire
• "WLre strippers
•
Banana plugs or spade terminals (if desired)
PLANNINGYOURSYSTEM
To helpplanyourhome theatexsystem,belowisa layoutrepresenting
a
typical
living
room where thehome theatersystemisthemain focus
(see Figure.I).
CENTER CHANNEL USE...
REARCHANNEL
USE...
Forbestresults,
theCC-I center-channel
speakershouldb'eplaced
horizontally
on topofthetelevision.
Or,ifspaceisata premium, an
alternate
location
isbelow thetelevisioh
on a shelf.
Make suretheCC-1
facestheviewingaudience.
For thisapplication,
you'll
need a pairofCC-Isforhorizontal
placement
on eithersideofthelistening
area.Use shelves,
stands,ora peirof
optional
OmniMount Systems Series25Mounting Bracketsforwan or
ceR_ngmounting(seeFigure2 onnextpage).
FigureI.The CO-Icenter-channel
speaker
canbe'placed
onorbelowa
tdevislon,
ormountedona waZ!
or ceiling for surround use.
CC-1forCenter
(ontopor belowlY)
FrontLeft
(on shelf)
FrontRight
'(on shell)
Optional
Subwoofer
Listening Area
PIACEMENT
CENTERPLACEMENT...
REAR PLACEMENT...
The CC-I center-channel
speakerisdesignedforeasyhorizontal
placementon topof(oron a shelfbelow)a television.
Itcomeswith
bnilt-in
feettoprotect
furniture.
Simplyposition
thespeakersothe
•frontf_iUe)isevenwiththeTV screen.
For surroundleftand rightchannels,
placea CC-I speakerontheleft
and anotheron theright,
horizontally
on bookshelves
orstands,above
and behindthelistening
area.
ForwallorceRinginstallations,
use a pairofOmniMount Systems
Mounting Brackets(Model#25-ST-MP)and attachthem viaconvenient
threadedinserts
ontheback ofeachcabinet,
asshown inFigure2.In
thiscase,you canmount CC-1 speakershorizontally
orvertically.
NOTE: See your local audio / vidco retailer or contact OmniMount Systems
directly at 602-829-8000 to obtain mounting brackets.
Figure 2. Each CC-1 center-channel
speaker includes threaded inserts for
use with an optional OmniMount
System Model #25-STMP Mounting
Bracket. Follow the instructions
packed with the OmniMount product
to correctly install each assembly and
make sure only wall studs or ceiling
joists are used as mounting locations.
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(marvlew)
Usescrews
suppliedwith
CC-1
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Infinity CC-1 Center-Channel Speaker OwneZs Manual *3
Wmn G Ttm SYSTEM
TURNOFFALLPOWER... After placing
the speaker, you are ready to connect it to your system.
First turn off all audio system power. Use high-quality speaker wire to
make the connections. Consult the owner's manuals (included with your
amplifier, receiver, or television) for connection and operation procedures_
IMPORTANT!
When using the CO-1for center-channel reprt(duetlon, set the center.
channel mode (on a DoIby Pro Logic preamplifier or AIV receiver) to
NORMAL. _is will route the low frequencies (below I00 Hz) away
from the center.channel speaker to the front left and right speakers.
Observe polarities when making speaker connections, as shown in
Figures 3 (below) and 4 (on the next page). Connect each + terminal on
the back of the amplifier, receiver, or television to the respective + (red)
terminal on the CC-I speaker. Simil_ly, connect the (black) terminals
in the same way.
IMPORTANT!
Do not reverse poIarities
(i.e., + to. or- to +) when .making connections.
CC-1
(rearvlew)
Figure 3. The CC-I ce .r_r_hanne!
speaker features gold-plated
terminals that can be connected in
several different ways; e.g., banana
plugs, spade terminals, and direct
wiring(asshownhere).
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CONNECTING
SPEAKERS
DIRECTLYTO WIRES
Figure 4. This wiring diagram shows
polarity con_ctions for a center
channel connection (also see the
owner's manual that c.ame with your
amplifier, receiver, or television).
Receiveror
Amplifier
--+
blk-., ,d
(rearview)
<3,
TESTING
SPEAKER
After placing and wiring the speakers, turn on audio system power.
Follow the instructions (packed with your A/V preamplifier or receiver)
to calibrate the Dolby @Pro Logic channels. Most component_ include a
built-in test tone to help you balance the sound levels to all speakers in
your system.
Du_dng calibration, vez'Lfythat the CC-1 center-channel speaker
reproduces the test tone. If not, check the wiring connections and see
the _oub_es_o_n_
chart (on page 6) for help.
Infinity CC-1 Center.Channel Speaker
Owner's Manual
*5
CAREOF YOURSPEAKER
SYSTEM
The CC-1 cabinet does not require any routine care. When needed, use
a sof_ cloth, dampened with water only, to remove any fingerprints or to
wipe off dust. DO NOT USE ANY CLEANING PRODUCTS OR
POLISHES. Clean the grille by gentle vacuuming.
TROUBLESHOOTING
SYMPTOM
CAUSE
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No sound
•
SOLUTION
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Power is off; Pro
Logic decoder is off
Speaker not connected
Distortion with
volume control
near minimum
Distortiozi on .music
peaks or sound
effects (e.g:, pops
or rapping noise)
Buzz, hum, or
crackle when
connecting
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wires
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Buzz orhum when
AN preamplifier
or
receiver
ison
ee
Connect speaker
(see pages 4 and 5)
,
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or receiver's owner's
manual for operation
and further hell>
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Defective AN preamplitier or receiver
Repair defective
A/V preamplifier or
receiver
Shorted
Check or repair wiring
(see pages 4 and 5)
speaker wires
Dynamic soundtrack
(e.g.,explosions)
causes speaker
to"bottom'* out
Turn down master
volume control to
lower overall range
Tone controls
are set too high
Set bass and treble flat;
use controls sparingly
Connecting wires
with power on causes
transient signal spikes
Connectwiresonly
when audiosystem
powerisoff.
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SeeAN preamplifier
orreceiver's
owner's
manual foroperation
and further
help
SPECIFICATIONS
PERFORMANCEDATA
DRIVE UNITS
DIMENSIONS
Frequency Range:
100 ~ 20,000 Hz
SensiEvi_y:
90 dB @2.83 V and lm (anechoic conditions)
Impedance:
8Q
Maximum Peak Output:
109 dB (spl on program)
Amplifier Requirements:
Recommended for use wi_h amplifiers
10-80W(@
8 n)
Low/Mid Frequency:
2 x 4" (100 nun) polypropylene cone,
magnetically-shielded
High Frequency:
1_,,(12 ram) elliptical waveguide
Crossover Frequency:
3,000 Hz
_dth:
121/2"(318.0 nun)
Height:
5" (128.5 ram)
Depth:
T' (178.0ram)
Weight:
71/2 lb (3A kg)
lnfinity
CC-I
Center-Channel
Speaker
OwnerYs Manual
*7
LIMITED FIVE YEAR WARRANTY
Who is protected
by the warranty?
Your Infinity warrantyprotectsthe original retail purchaser and all subsequentowners .fora period_of five (5)
years(partsand labor)forallspeakercomponentsfromany failure
asa resultofan original
manufacturing
defectsolongas:(1)yourInfinity'loudspeakers
were purchasedwi.t_.th_
e_fiRy
s_tesofth.e
U.SA. orby
militarypersonne!from an authorized
military
outletand (2)theoriganaldated
billofsaleIsp_resen_ea _
whenever se.rvice
isrequiredduringthewarrantyperiod.
Thiswarrantydoesnotapplytoproductspurchased
elsewhere;otherpurchasersshouldcontact
theirlocalInfinity
distributor
forwarrantyinformation.
What
does the Infinity
warranty
cover?
Exceptasspecified
below,thiswarrantycoversalldefects
inoriginal
ma_terials
and workm_anship.
The following
arenotcovered:
damage causedby accident,
misuse,abuse,neglect,
productmodification;
damage occurring
duringshipment,damage causedbyfailure
tofollow_tmctions intheowner'smanual,including
failure
to
performrecommended periodic
orroutine
maintenance;damage resulting
_om repairs
by someonenot
authorized
by Infinity;
claimsbasedupon any misrepresentations
by thesellers;
and anyInfinity
producton
which theserial
number hasbeen"altered,
defacedorremoved.
Who pays
for what?
During theperiodofthiswarranty,subject
totheaboveconditions,
Infinity
willpay allofthelaborand
materialexpensestorepaira warrantabledefect.
How can warranty
service
be obtained?
In the event that your loudspeaker(s) should require service, you should first contact the Infinity dealer from
whom the product was purchased or, if ttgs is not practical, contact Customer Service in writing at.:
Infinity
Systems,
Inc., 20630 NordhoffStreet,
Chatsworth, CA 91311 USA
or by calling us at (818) 407-0228 (FAX: 818-709-9486)
We may direct you to an authorized service c.enter for Infinity product or ask you to send them to us for repair. In
either case you will have to present your original dated bill of sale to establish warranty coverage. Do not send
your speaker(s) to us without prior authorization from our Customer Service department.
You are responsible for transporting your product to either Infinity or an authorized service center and for
payment of all shipping charges; however, _ty
will pay the return shipping charges (in the event you
rehn'n the product to us) ifth_ repairs are covered by the warranty. If you experience difficulty in
transporting
your product or are in need of packing materials, please advise us and we may be able to suggest
alternative procedures and/or adequate packaging materials.
LIMITATION
OF IMPL1ED WARRANTIES: All implied warranties, including fitness for a particular
purpose and merchantability
are limited in duration to the length of the warranty period for your product.
LIMYrATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES: Infinity is not responsible for an
incidental or consequential damage of any kind. Our liability is limited to the repair or replacement, at our
option, of a defective product.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts and/or do not allow the exclusion of
incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you This warranty
gives you specific legal r_hts and you may also have other gghts which vary from state to state.
NOTE: In the event that there is a difference between this warranty and the provisions
product brochure or packaging cartons, the terms of this warranty wiIt prevail.
in any advertisements,
Infinity
constantly
strives
toupdateandimproveexisting
products,
aswellas create
new ones.
Therefore
thespecifications
and
construction
details
inthisandrelated
Infinity
publications
aresubject
tochangewithout
notice. .
"
© 1996Infinity
SystemsInc_,20630Nordhoff
Sixeet,.Chatsworth
,CA 91311USA_
(818)407-0228°FAX (818)709-9486
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Chatsworth,CA 91311,USA
(818) 407-0228 •FAX(818) 709-9486
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