1 2 Radio Cassette- Corder
Notes Setting up the system Connecting the Speakers Make sure you turn off the power before making connections. b 1 a 2 • To use the player on batteries, disconnect the mains lead from the player. • Replace the batteries when the OPR/BATT indicator dims or when the player stops operating. Replace all batteries with new ones. Connecting optional components Before making connections, be sure to turn off the power of the component and set FUNCTION to TAPE/RADIO OFF on the player. R AKE SPE LEFT WARNING Radio CassetteCorder Operating Instructions To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the player to rain or moisture. To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only. Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet. The FUNCTION selector is located at the front. When you turn on the player, the OPR/BATT indicator lights up. HT RIG ] 1 2 } ] } Align the grooves and slide the speaker box down until it snaps into place a. to CD/TV LINE IN Connect the black wires to (–) minus and the red wires to (+) plus terminals: the right speaker wires to the RIGHT, and the left speaker wires to the LEFT terminals. Precautions On safety/power sources • Should any solid object or liquid fall into the player, unplug the player, and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it any further. • For AC operation, check that the player’s operating voltage is identical with your local power supply (see “Specifications”) and use the supplied mains lead; do not use any other type. The voltage selector is located on the rear of the player. • The player is not disconnected from the AC power source (mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if the player itself has been turned off. • For battery operation, use six R20 (size D) batteries. • When the batteries are not to be used, remove them to avoid damage that can be caused by battery leakage or corrosion. • The nameplate indicating operating voltage, power consumption, etc. is located at the rear. On placement/operation • Do not leave the player in a location near heat sources, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical shock. • Do not place anything within 10 mm of the side of the cabinet. The ventilation holes must be unobstructed for the player to operate properly and to prolong the life of its components. • Since a strong magnet is used for the speakers, keep personal credit cards using magnetic coding or spring-wound watches away from the player to prevent possible damage from the magnet. • If the player has not been used for a long time, set it in the playback mode to warm it up for a few minutes before inserting a cassette. If you have questions or problems concerning your player, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. CD/TV L LINE IN R CFS-1177S Tip To detach the speakers, unlock the speaker b and slide the speaker box all the way up and away from the player. L (white) R (red) Audio Connecting cord RK-C520HG (not supplied) Choosing Power Sources ©1997 by Sony Corporation Printed in Indonesia 3-859-198-31(1) To use the player on AC power source (mains) Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC IN jack. After connecting the component, set FUNCTION to CD/TV LINE IN and play the connected component. Tip You can record sound from the connected component. Insert a cassette, and press r. Note Connect the cables firmly to avoid any malfunction. Using the microphone Turn on the microphone if it has a power switch. MIX MIC 1 to AC IN 2 Be sure to set the VOLTAGE SELECTOR(at the rear) to your local power supply. VOLTAGE SELECTOR Tips • To mix radio or tape sounds and your voice, play the sound you want, and speak or sing into the microphone. To record mixed sounds, insert a cassette, and press r. • To record through a microphone, set FUNCTION to TAPE/ RADIO OFF, and start recording. • To use the player as a public address system, set FUNCTION to TAPE/RADIO OFF, eject the cassette, and then press 9. Note 220 – 240V 110 – 120V Tip For customers supplied with an AC plug adaptor, use it if the plug of the mains lead does not match your mains. There is no audio. • Frequency range FM: 87.6–108MHz/MW: 530– 1,605kHz/SW1: 2.3–7MHz/SW2: 7–22MHz • IF FM: 10.7MHz/MW/SW: 455kHz • Aerials FM/SW: Telescopic antenna/MW: Built-in ferrite bar • Recording system 4-track, 2channel stereo • Frequency response 80–10,000Hz • Speakers Woofer: 10cm (4 inches) dia. , cone type/Tweeter: 5cm (2 inches) dia. • Input Mixing Microphone input jack (mini jack), sensitivity 3 mV, for low impedance microphone. CD/TV LINE IN jacks(phono jacks), sensitivity 0.3 V, input impedance 47 kilohms • Output Headphones jack (stereo minijack), for 16–68 ohms impedance headphones • Maximum Power output 6.5W+6.5W • Connect the mains lead securely. • Insert the batteries properly. • Replace all batteries if they are weak. • Unplug the headphones. • Adjust the volume. • Set FUNCTION to the position you want to operate. • Insert the cassette properly. To use the player on batteries To adjust the voltage Specifications Cassette cannot be inserted. to a wall outlet Insert six R20 (size D) batteries (not supplied) into the battery compartment. Troubleshooting If acoustic feedback (howling) occurs, turn down the volume or move the microphone away from the speakers. The r button does not function. • No cassette is in the tape compartment. • Make sure the safety tab on the cassette is in place. Poor playback, recording or erasing quality. • Dirty heads. Clean the unit (as shown) with a cotton swab slightly moistened with cleaning fluid or alcohol. • Demagnetize the heads and all metal parts in the tape path with a commercially available tape head demagnetizer. Cotton swab Pinch roller Erase head Record/ Playback head Capstan • Battery life FM Recording: Sony R20P: Approx. 10 hours/Sony LR20 alkaline: Approx. 29 hours Playback: Sony R20P: Approx. 3 hours/Sony LR20 alkaline: Approx. 9 hours • Power requirements 110–120V/220–240 V AC selectable, 50/60Hz 9V DC, six R20 (size D) batteries • Power consumption AC 20W • Dimensions Approx. 670 x 217 x 206.5 mm (w/h/d) ( 26 3⁄8 x 8 5⁄8 x 8 1⁄8 inches) incl. projecting parts and controls, not incl. handle • Mass Approx. 5.3kg (11 lb 11 oz) not incl. batteries, projecting parts and controls • Supplied accessory AC power cord (1) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Use TYPE I (normal) tape only. Location of controls Listening to the radio 1 STOP/EJECT PAUSE FF REW PLAY 1 Set FUNCTION to RADIO. Set FUNCTION to TAPE /RADIO OFF. Recording 1 FUNCTION FUNCTION DIR REC Playing a tape Use TYPE I (normal) tape only. Adjusting the audio emphasis To record from the radio Tune to the station you want. To record from the built-in microphone Set FUNCTION to TAPE/RADIO OFF. TAPE RADIO OFF Set BAND to the band you want. 2 2 Insert a blank tape. With the side you want to record on facing forward. Insert a recorded tape. m BAND SW1 SW2 OPR/BATT PHONES MIX MIC DIR MODE BAND m MW STOP/EJECT 3 VOLUME 3 Stereo imaging. Tune to the station you want. FINE TUNING 3 Speaking voice, middle frequencies of instrumental music. 1 kHz Presence of vocals. 4 kHz Brightness of the sound. 10 kHz High treble sounds or to reduce high frequency noise/tape hiss. Using the PRESET MODE STOP/EJECT TUNING FUNCTION To adjust BALANCE 400 Hz With the side you want to play on facing forward. FM Use MEGA BASS Deep bass sound. RADIO 2 Using the 5 BAND GRAPHIC EQUALIZER Use To MANUAL Adjust the sound using the GRAPHIC EQUALIZER. DISCO Get powerful, clear sounds emphasizing low and high range audio. PARTY Get light, bright sounds emphasizing high and middle range audio. LIVE Get wide-ranging sounds having presence. Press r REC. Set DIR MODE to choose the tape direction. REC TUNING To tune in an SW band, use FINE TUNING for better SW reception. DIR MODE FINE TUNING 4 To Press Stop recording p6 When the tape ends, the recording stops. Pause recording P Press this button again to resume recording. Press 9 PLAY. To turn off the radio PRESET MODE BALANCE 5BAND GRAPHIC EQUALIZER MIC Reorient the aerial for FM. Reorient the player itself for MW. For SW pull the aerial vertically. FM STEREO FM MW CD/TV LINE IN Notes on cassettes Tips To Press Stop playback p6 Fast-forward or rewind the tape 0 or ) For the side facing forward. Pause playback P Press this button again to resume playback . Switch playback to the opposite side. DIR When the PLAY button returns immediately SW Tips • To listen through headphones, connect the headphones to PHONES. •For best results, move the player away from the TV. When adjusting the 5 BAND GRAPHIC EQUALIZER, be sure to set the PRESET MODE to MANUAL. The graphic equalizer will not work in any other position. PLAY Set FUNCTION to TAPE/RADIO OFF. To improve broadcast reception Note The tape has ended on the opposite side ((). Press the DIR button to change to the forward side (9 ) and then press the PLAY button. Tips • FWD/REV indicators show the playback side during playback: FWD9(forward side), or REV((reverse side). • To select the direction of the tape, set DIR MODE to D for one side of the tape, or Å for both sides (from the front side to the reverse side only). If play begins from the reverse side, the tape stops at the end of that side. • For best results, use the mains lead. • Adjusting the volume or the audio emphasis will not affect the recording level. • To erase a recording, disconnect the audio source if connected to CD/TV LINE IN. Set FUNCTION to CD/TV LINE IN and press r. • Break off the cassette tab from side A or B to prevent accidental recording. If you want to reuse the tape for recording, cover the tab hole with adhesive tape. Side A Note While recording from the built-in microphone, you cannot monitor the sound through the headphones. Tab for side A Tab for side B • The use of cassettes with more than 90 minutes of play time is not recommended except for long, continuous recording or playback.
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