Stereo Radio Cassette Recorder

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Stereo Radio Cassette Recorder
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User Manual
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Controls/ Power Supply
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Supplied Accessories
– AC power cord
Top and front panels (See 1)
1 Cassette recorder keys (Cassette A):
PAUSE ; – pauses playback or recording
STOP•EJECT 9/
– stops playback or recording.
– opens the cassette holder.
F. F/REW 5 or 6
– fast winds/rewinds the tape
PLAY 1 – starts playback
2 Handle – hand carries the set
3 PHONES – 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
Helpful hints: Connecting the headphones will
switch off the speakers.
4 Telescopic antenna – improves FM/SW
reception.
5 VOLUME rotary – adjusts volume level
6 MIC (built-in microphone)
– for voice recording
7 DUBBING/BEAT CUT
– switches to change recording speed
– switches to reduce interference when
recording radio station
8 Source selector: TAPE (OFF), RADIO
– selects tape or radio source of sound
– switches off the set
9 Band selector: MW, SW1, SW2, FM
– selects wavebands,MW, SW1, SW2 or FM
0 TUNING rotary – tunes to radio stations
! Cassette recorder keys (Cassette B):
PAUSE ; – pauses playback or recording
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STOP•EJECT 9/
– stops playback or recording.
– opens the cassette holder.
F. F/REW 5 or 6
– fast winds/rewinds the tape
PLAY 1 – starts playback
RECORD 0 – starts recording
FINE TUNING rotary – fine tunes radio
frequency
Frequency reader
Cassette door B
Cassette door A
FM STEREO indicator – lights up for
stereo FM reception
Back panel (See 1)
& AC INPUT – inlet for power cord
* Battery door – open to insert 6 X 1.5
batteries, type R20 or D-cells
Power supply
Whenever convenient, use the power cord if
you want to conserve battery life. Make sure
you remove the plug from the set and wall
outlet before inserting batteries.
Batteries (not included)
•
Insert 6 batteries, type R20 or D-cells
(preferably alkaline) with the correct polarity.
(See 1).
Batteries contain chemical substances, so
they should be disposed of properly.
•
Incorrect use of batteries can cause electrolyte leakage and will corrode the compartment or cause the batteries to burst:
•
Do not mix battery types: e.g. alkaline with
carbon zinc. Only use batteries of the same
type for the set.
•
When inserting new batteries, do not try to
mix old batteries with the new ones.
•
Remove the batteries if the set is not to be
used for a long time.
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Power Supply
General Operation/ Radio
Using AC power
General operation
1
Connect the power cord to the
AC INPUT inlet and the wall socket.The
set is now connected and ready for use.
2
To switch the set off completely, withdraw the
power cord from the wall socket.
1
3
Install the unit near the AC outlet and where
the AC power plug can be easily reached.
Disconnect the power cord from the wall
socket to protect your set during heavy thunderstorms. Children could seriously injure
themselves as the free end of the cable may
still be live if only the connector is removed
from the MAINS socket at the back of the
unit.
2
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Switching on and off and selecting
functions
To switch on, push the Source selector
slider to TAPE or RADIO as desired.
To switch off, push the Source selector to
TAPE/OFF and check the cassette keys are
released.
Helpful hints:
– To change from TAPE to RADIO , or when
you are switching off the set: first make sure
you press the STOP•EJECT 9/ key to end
playback and all the cassette keys are released.
Helpful hints: To avoid unnecessary energy
consumption, always adjust the Source selector to TAPE (OFF) after using the set. Also
check that the tape deck keys are released.
Adjusting volume
Adjust the volume with the VOLUME
control.
The type plate is located on the
bottom of the set.
Radio reception
1
Adjust the Source selector to RADIO.
2
Adjust the Band selector to select your
desired waveband, MW, SW1, SW2 or
FM.
3
Turn TUNING to tune to a station.
- FM STEREO lights up when receiving
stereo FM reception.
- When receiving SW, you may also use
FINE TUNING rotary to fine tune to a
station.
4
To switch off the radio, adjust the Source
selector to TAPE (OFF) position.
To improve radio reception:
• For FM, SW2, extend and turn the telescopic antenna for best reception. Reduce its
length if the signal is too strong.
• For MW, SW1, the set uses a built-in
antenna. Direct this antenna for best reception by turning the whole set.
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Cassette Recorder
Tape operation/recording
Playing a tape (Cassette A or B)
1
Push the Source selector to TAPE.
2
Press STOP•EJECT 9/ to open the cassette holder and insert a cassette and close
the deck.
3
Press PLAY 1 to start playback.
4
To pause playback press PAUSE ; . To
resume, press the key again.
5
By pressing F.F/REW 5 or 6, fast forwading/ rewinding of the tape is possible in both
directions.To stop fast winding, press 9//.
6
To stop the tape, press 9//.
Helpful hints:
General information on recording
• Recording is permissible insofar as copyright
or. other rights of third parties are not
infringed.
• For recording, use only NORMAL type cassettes (IEC type I) on which the tabs have
not yet been broken.This deck is not suited
for recording on CHROME (IEC II) or
METAL (IEC IV) type cassettes.
• The best recording level is set automatically.
Altering the VOLUME will not affect the
recording.
• To protect a tape from accidental erasure,
break out the tabs. If you wish to record
again, cover the tabs with a piece of adhesive
tape.
– During playback, the keys are automatically
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released at the end of a tape and the set is
switched off (unless PAUSE ; mode has been
activated.).
During fast forwarding/rewinding, the keys will
not be released at the end of a tape.To switch
off the set, make sure the cassette keys are
also released.
Non-stop playback from Cassette A to
Cassette B
1
Push the Source selector to TAPE.
2
Insert a cassette tape in both Cassette A and
Cassette B, then close both decks.
3
Press PLAY 1 on Cassette A to start playback.
4
Press PLAY 1 on Cassette B.
• Cassette B is in standby for playback.
5 Cassette B playback will auto start when
Cassette A comes to the end of the tape.
• The playback will auto stop until the end of
tape B.
Recording from the Radio (Cassette B
only)
1
Select RADIO source.
2
Tune to the desired radio station (see Radio
reception).
3
Press 9// on the Cassette B to open the
cassette holder. Insert a blank tape and close
the deck.
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5
Press REC 0 to start recording.
For brief interruptions press ;.
To resume recording, press ; again.
To stop recording, press 9//.
6
Helpful hints :
– When recording from radio stations, adjust
DUBBING/BEAT CUT on the top panel to
1 or 2, if necessary, to reduce interference.
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Cassette Recorder
Recording your voice (Cassette B only)
Select TAPE source.
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2
Follows steps 3-4 under Recording from
the Radio.
Simultaneously press 9 / / on the Cassette A
and Cassette B.
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3
Speak towards the built-in microphone MIC
located on the top panel.
Recording will auto stop when Tape B
comes to the end earlier.
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Your voice is recorded.
4
Follows steps 5-6 under Recording from
the Radio.
When Tape A comes to the end earlier,
immediately press 9 / / on the Cassette B to
stop recording.
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Helpful hints :
– When recording, speaking a little far toward
the MIC on the top panel to avoid distortion of
recorded sound.
– When recording, volume adjusting will not
affect the volume of the recorded sound.The
recorded sound volume can be auto adjusted.
1
To stop recording,
Note:
– When recording, do not switch
DUBBING/BEAT CUT to change recording
speed.
Recording Cassette A to Cassette B
Select TAPE source.
2
Insert a tape to be recorded in the Cassette
A.
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If desired, select a particular point of tape A
to start recording.
3
Insert a blank tape in the Cassette B.
4
Push DUBBING/BEAT CUT on the top
panel to NORMAL or HIGH position.
NORMAL: Recording speed is the same as
the Cassette A playback.
HIGH: Recording speed is about 2 times the
Cassette A playback.
5
Press PAUSE ; on the Cassette B.
6
Press REC 0.
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Cassette B is in standby for recording.
7
Press PLAY 1 on the Cassette A.
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PAUSE ; auto ejects, and recording starts.
The making of unauthorized
copies of copy-protected material, including computer programmes, files, broadcasts and
sound recordings, may be an
infringement of copyrights and
constitute a criminal offence.
This equipment should not be
used for such purposes.
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Maintenance & Safety
Safety information
Tape deck maintenance
To ensure quality recording and playback of
the tape deck, clean parts A, B and C as
shown, once a month. Use a cotton bud
slightly moistened with alcohol or a special
head cleaning fluid to clean the deck.
1
Open the cassette holder by pressing 9/.
2
Press 1 and clean the roller C.
3
Press ; and clean the heads A, and the capstan B.
4
After cleaning, press 9/.
➜ Cleaning of the heads can also be done by
playing a cleaning cassette through once.
C
B A
A
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Place the set on a flat, hard and stable surface
so that the system does not tilt.
•
Do not expose the set, batteries to humidity,
rain, sand or excessive heat caused by heating
equipment or direct sunlight.
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The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing.
•
the MAINS plug or an appliance coupler is
used as the disconnet device, the disconnet
device shall remain readily operable.
•
Adequate ventilation with a minimum gap of
15cm (6 inches) between the ventilation
holes and surrounding surfaces is necessary
to prevent heat build-up.
•
Do not cover the ventilation openings with
items such as newspapers, table-cloths, curtains, etc.
•
No objects filled with liquids, such as vases,
shall be placed on the apparatus.
•
No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on the apparatus.
•
The mechanical parts of the set contain selflubricating bearings and must not be oiled or
lubricated.
To clean the set, use a dry cloth. Do not use
any cleaning agents containing alcohol,
•
ammonia, benzene or abrasives as these may
harm the housing.
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Troubleshooting
If a fault occurs, first check the points listed below before taking the set for repair.
If you are unable to remedy a problem by following these hints, consult your dealer or service centre.
WARNING: Do not open the set as there is a risk of electric shock. Under no
circumstances should you try to repair the set yourself, as this will
invalidate the guarantee.
Problem
Poor radio reception
– Possible cause
• Remedy
– Weak radio signal
• FM: Adjust the FM telescopic aerial
• MW: Direct this antenna for best reception by
turning the whole set.
No Sound/Power
– Volume not adjusted
• Adjust the VOLUME
– Power cord not securely connected
• Connect the AC power cord properly
– Batteries dead/ incorrectly inserted
• Insert (fresh) batteries correctly
– Headphones connected to the set
• Disconnect headphones.
Poor cassette sound quality
– Dust and dirt on the heads, etc.
• Clean deck parts, see Maintenance
– Use of incompatible cassette types (METAL or
CHROME)
• Only use NORMAL (IEC I) for recording
Recording does not work
Display does not function properly / No
reaction to operation of any of the
controls
– Cassette tab(s) may be broken
• Apply adhesive tape over the missing tab space
– Electrostatic discharge
• Switch off and unplug the set. Reconnect after a
few seconds
Severe radio hum or noise
– Electrical interference: set too close to TV, VCR or
computer
• Increase the distance
Environmental information
All unnecessary packaging material has been omitted.The packaging can be easily separated
into three materials: cardboard, polystyrene and plastic.
Your set consists of materials which can be recycled if disassembled by a
specialized company. Please observe the local regulations regarding the
disposal of packaging, dead batteries and old equipment.
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AQ 7170
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