Curtis | CR4975 | User's Manual | Curtis CR4975 User's Manual

STEREO RADIO, CD-R/RW
PLAYER WITH ALARM CLOCK
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODEL NO. CR4975
PLEASE READ BEFORE OPERATING THIS EQUIPEMNT
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION
LASER SAFETY: This unit employs a laser.
Only qualified service personnel should attempt
to service this device due to possible eye injury.
CAUTION:
USE
OF
CONTROLS,
ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE
PROCEDURE HEREIN MAY RESULT IN
HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO
USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER
SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
DANGEROUS VOLTAGE
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol,
within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert
the user to the presence of uninsulated
dangerous voltage within the product’s
enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to
constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
INFORMATION
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and
used in accordance with the instructions, may
cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does
cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning
the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by
one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the
equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the receiver
is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
ATTENTION
The exclamation point within an equilateral
triangle is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
DANGER:
Invisible and hazardous laser radiation
when open and interlock failed or defeated.
Avoid direct exposure to beam.
FCC WARNING:
This equipment may generate or use radio
frequency energy. Changes or modifications to
this equipment may cause harmful interference
unless the modifications are expressly
approved in the instruction manual. The user
could lose the authority to operate this
equipment if an unauthorized change or
modification is made.
SURGE PROTECTORS:
It is recommended to use a surge protector for
AC connection. Lightning and power surges
ARE NOT covered under warranty for this
product.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (CONTINUED)
Before using the unit, be sure to read all operating instructions carefully. Please note that these are
general precautions and may not pertain to your unit. For example, this unit may not have the capability to be connected to an outdoor antenna.
1. READ INSTRUCTIONS
All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated.
2. RETAIN INSTRUCTIONS
The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference.
3. HEED WARNINGS
All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.
4. FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS
All operating and use instructions should be followed.
5. CLEANING
Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners.
Use a dry cloth for cleaning.
6. ATTACHMENTS
Do not use attachments not recommended by the product's manufacturer as they may cause hazards.
7. WATER AND MOISTURE
Do not use this product near water–for example: near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink or laundry tub; in
a wet basement; or near a swimming pool.
8. ACCESSORIES
Do not place this product on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table. The product may fall, causing
serious injury and serious damage to the product. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the product. Any mounting of the product
CART WARNING
should follow the manufacturer’s instructions, and should use a mounting accessory rec- PORTABLE
(symbol provided by RETAC)
ommended by the manufacturer.
8A. An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive
force and uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.
9. VENTILATION
Slots and openings in the cabinet and in the back or bottom are provided for ventilation,
to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating. These
openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by
placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. This product should never be placed near
or over a radiator or heat source. This product should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a
bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer's instructions have been
adhered to.
10. POWER SOURCES
This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you
are not sure of the type of power supply to your home, consult your appliance dealer or local power company. For products intended to operate from battery power, or other sources, refer to the operating instructions.
11. GROUNDING OR POLARIZATION
This product is 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.
12. 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.
13. LIGHTNING
To protect your product from 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.
14. 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 such power lines or circuits as contact with them might be fatal.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (CONTINUED)
15. OVERLOADING
Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.
16. OBJECT AND LIQUID ENTRY
Never push objects of any kind into this product through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points
or short out parts that could result in fire or electric shock. Never spill or spray any type of liquid on the product.
17. OUTDOOR ANTENNA GROUNDING
If an outside antenna is connected to the product, be sure the
ANTENNA
LEAD IN
antenna system is grounded so
WIRE
as to provide some protection
against voltage surges and builtGROUND
CLAMP
up static charges. Section 810 of
ANTENNA
the National Electric Code,
DISCHARGE UNIT
(NEC SECTION 810-20)
ANSI/NFPA 70, provides information with respect to proper
ELECTRIC
grounding of the mast and supGROUNDING CONDUCTORS
SERVICE
(NEC SECTION 810-21)
EQUIPMENT
porting structure, grounding of the
GROUND CLAMPS
lead-in wire to an antenna disPOWER SERVICE GROUNDING
charge product, size of grounding
ELECTRODE SYSTEM
NEC - NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
(NEC ART 250, PART H)
conductors, location of antenna
S2898A
discharge product, connection to
EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING AS PER
grounding electrodes and requireNATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
ments for grounding electrodes.
18. SERVICING
Do not attempt to service this product yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
19. REPLACEMENT PARTS
When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician uses replacement parts specified by
the manufacturer or those that have the same characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock or other hazards.
20. 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 operating condition.
21. WALL OR CEILING MOUNTING
The product should be mounted to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.
22. DAMAGE REQUIRING SERVICE
Unplug the product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions:
a. When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged.
b. If liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the product.
c. If the product has been exposed to rain or water.
d. If the product does not operate normally by following the operating
instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered by the
operating instructions, as an adjustment of other controls may result
in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified
technician to restore the product to its normal operation.
e. If the product has been dropped or the cabinet has been damaged.
f.
When the product exhibits a distinct change in performance–this
indicates a need for service.
23. HEAT
The product should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves or other
products (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
24. NOTE TO CATV SYSTEM INSTALLER
This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer's attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC that
provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
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INSTALLATION
Unravel the AC cord and connect it to a conveniently
located AC outlet having 120V and 60Hz only. The Clock
Display will illuminate and "12:00" will appear in the
window.
AC Outlet
NOTE: If the AC plug does not fit into a nonpolarized
outlet, do not file or cut the wide blade. it is the user's
responsibility to have an electrician replace the obsolete
AC Plug
outlet.
If the AC cord is disconnected or if there is a power
failure, this electronic clock is designed to continue operating internally (without showing
the time on the Clock Display) with a 9 volt battery (not included). To install the battery,
press and lift open the compartment cover. Connect the battery to the terminals of the
battery snap inside the compartment (use of an alkaline battery is recommended) and
snap the battery comaprtment cover back into place.
9V
Be sure to check the condition of the battery periodically by
disconnecting the AC cord and connecting it again two or three
minutes later. The preset times should continue operating. If
the present time does not appear, it indicates the battery is
dead or not connected properly. The 9 volt battery will keep the
internal times accurately for approximately 30 minutes. If the
power is restored after 30 minutes, the times may need to be
reset.
BATTERY PRECAUTIONS
Follow these precautions when using a battery in this device:
1. Use only the size and type of battery specified.
2. Be sure to follow the correct polarity when installing the battery as indicated in the
battery compartment. A reversed battery may cause damage to the device.
3. If the device is not to be used for a long period of time, remove the battery to
prevent damage or injury from possible battery leakage.
4. Do not try to recharge a battery not intended to be recharged; it can overheat and
rupture. (Follow battery manufacturer's directions.)
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LOCATION OF CONTROLS
FRONT/TOP
2 3 22 6
9 8 10 12 13
14
4
5
7
1
11
18
15
27
26
16 17 19 20 24
21 23
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
25
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
SIDE
21.
22.
23.
28
24.
25.
29
26.
27.
28.
29.
30.
31.
30
31
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SKIP Up
Button
VOLUME Button
SLEEP Button
HOUR Button
Clock Set Button
AC Cord (rear of unit)
MIN Button
CD Compartment
ALM button
RAND Button
REP Button
DIMMER Button
CD OPEN/CLOSE Area
FM Antenna Wire
(rear of unit)
SKIP Down Button
PM Indicator
FM ST. Indicator
SNOOZE Button
REPEAT Indicator
PLAY/RANDOM
Indicator
Display
Sleep LED
AM/FM Dial Scale
and Pointer
POWER Indicator
Battery Compartment
(Bottom of unit)
STOP ( ) Button
PLAY/PAUSE ( / )
Button
BUZZER/MUSIC Switch
AUTO/OFF/ON Switch
TUNING Control
FUNCTION (AM/FMST./CD)
Switch
RADIO OPERATION
TO PLAY THE RADIO
1
2
Slide the AUTO/OFF/ON switch to the
ON position to turn the unit on; the
POWER indicator will light.
Slide the FUNCTION switch 2 to the
desired band (AM or FM).
3
4
Tune a station by turning the TUNING
control. If you tune a station
broadcasting in stereo, the FM STEREO
indication will light.
Adjust the VOLUME control as desired.
Antennas
FM: Extend the FM antenna wire for better FM reception.
AM: Turn the unit for better AM reception.
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CD OPERATION
TO PLAY A CD
1
2
Slide the AUTO/OFF/ON switch to the
ON position to turn the unit on; the
POWER indicator will light.
Slide the FUNCTION switch to the CD
position.
3
4
Open the CD compartment door by
pressing the OPEN/CLOSE area. Insert
a disc, label side up, onto the spindle
and close the CD compartment door.
To play a disc from the beginning, press
the PLAY/PAUSE ( / ) button; the
PLAY/RAND indicator will light. Press
the PLAY/PAUSE ( / ) button again to
pause playback; the PLAY/RAND
indicator will blink. Press the
PLAY/PAUSE ( / ) button once again
to continue playback.
5
6
Adjust the VOLUME control as desired.
When the disc is through playing, it will
stop rotating. Press the STOP (
)
button to stop the disc before it is
finished.
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CD OPERATION (CONTINUED)
TO SKIP/SEARCH
1
2
1
2
Press the Skip Up 1 or Skip Down 2
button to select a desired track. Press
and hold the Skip Up
1 or Skip Down
2 button to quickly search for a
musical passage.
Turn on the unit, insert a CD and press
the PLAY/PAUSE ( / )button to begin
playback.
RANDOM PLAYBACK
NOTES:
• If a disc is inserted incorrectly, dirty or
damaged, it will not play.
• To prevent damage to the disc, never
open the CD door while the disc is
rotating. Wait for the disc to stop before
opening the CD door. Never touch the
lens when the CD door is open.
• The CD player should only be used on
a steady surface.
1
1
To randomly playback the tracks on a
CD, press the RANDOM button 1; the
CD will automatically start playing and
the PLAY/RAND indicator will blink with
different patterns. TO CANCEL, press
the RANDOM button 1 once again; the
PLAY/RANDOM indicator will light.
TO REPEATEDLY PLAY BACK ONE TRACK/ALL TRACKS
1
2
1
1
2
3
2
4
To repeat all of the tracks on a disc
continuously, press the REAPEAT button
1 twice; the REPEAT indicator will light.
Press the PLAY/PAUSE ( / ) button 2
to begin playback. All tracks will be
repeated continuously.
TO CANCEL, press the REPEAT button
1 again; the REPEAT indicator will turn
off.
To repeat a single track, press the
REPEAT button 1 once; the REPEAT
indicator will blink. Press the
PLAY/PAUSE ( / ) button 4 to begin
playback. Press the Skip Up 2 or Skip
Down
3 button to select the specific
track that you wish to repeat. The
specific track you selected will be
repeated continuously.
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CLOCK/ALARM SETTING
TO SET OR RESET THE ACTUAL TIME
1
2
3
1
2
Press and hold the HR (Hour) 1 button
to set the hour and the MIN (Minute)
button 2 to set the minutes. When
setting the hours, make sure the PM
indicator is lit if it is PM and not lit if it is
AM. Release the CLOCK SET button 3.
Press and hold the CLOCK SET button.
TO SET OR RESET THE ALARM TIME
1
2
1
2
3
Press the HR (Hour) 1 button to set the
alarm hour and the MIN (Minute) 2
button to set the alarm minutes. When
setting the alarm hour, make sure the
PM indicator is lit if is PM and not lit if it
is AM.
Release the ALARM SET button 3.
Press and hold the ALARM SET button.
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CLOCK/ALARM SETTING (CONTINUED)
TO SET THE ALARM TO WAKE TO RADIO
1
2
2
2
1
1
Slide the AUTO/OFF/ON 1 switch to the
AUTO position and the BUZZER/MUSIC
switch 2 to the MUSIC position. Slide
the FUNCTION switch (other side of
unit) to the AM or FM ST. position as
desired. With the power off, when the
actual time matches the selected preset
alarm time(s), the radio automatically
turns on for 120 minutes and then shuts
off. To shut off the alarm, see TO SHUT
ALARM OFF section on the next page.
Set the alarm time as previously
instructed. Slide the FUNCTION switch
1 to the AM or FM ST. position, select a
radio station and make sure the
VOLUME control 2 is set as desired.
TO SET THE ALARM TO WAKE TO CD
1
2
2
2
1
1
Slide the AUTO/OFF/ON 1 switch to the
AUTO position and the BUZZER/MUSIC
switch 2 to the MUSIC position. Slide
the FUNCTION switch (other side of
unit) to the CD position as desired. With
the power off, when the actual time
matches the selected preset alarm
time(s), the CD automatically turns on for
120 minutes and then shuts off. To shut
off the alarm, see TO SHUT ALARM
OFF section on the next page.
Set the alarm time as previously
instructed. Slide the FUNCTION switch
1 to the CD position, insect a CD and
make sure the VOLUME control 2 is set
as desired.
NOTE: Play will begin on track 1 unless the programmed play is set.
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CLOCK/ALARM SETTING (CONTINUED)
TO SET THE ALARM TO WAKE TO BUZZER
1
2
2
1
Slide the AUTO/OFF/ON 1 switch to the
AUTO position and the BUZZER/MUSIC
switch 2 to the BUZZER position. With
the power off, when the actual time
matches the selected preset alarm
time(s), the buzzer automatically turns
on for 60 minutes and then shuts off. To
shut off the alarm, see TO SHUT ALARM
OFF section below.
Set the alarm time as previously
instructed. Slide the BUZZER/MUSIC
switch to the BUZZER position.
TO SHUT ALARM OFF
SNOOZE
1
1
To shut the alarm off, slide the
AUTO/OFF/ON switch to the OFF
position.
The alarm can be temporarily turned off
manually by pressing the SNOOZE
button; the alarm will turn back on
automatically nine minutes later. It can
be repeated endlessly.
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CLOCK/ALARM SETTING (CONTINUED)
TO ACTIVATE THE SLEEP FUNCTION
1
2
Slide the AUTO/OFF/ON switch to the
AUTO position.
Press the SLEEP button to turn the unit
on and select a 59 minutes sleep period;
"59" will appear in the display and the
SLEEP indicator will light.
3
4
1
2
3
Hold the SLEEP button 1, then press
and hold the HR (Hour) button 2 to set
the hour and/or the MIN (Minute) button
3 to set the minutes. Maximum sleep
time is 1:59.
To cancel Sleep
SNOOZE button.
time,
press
the
DIMMER BUTTON
1
Press the DIMMER button to the HI (in) position
to make the display brighter or to the LOW (out)
position to make the display dimmer.
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CARE AND MAINTENANCE
Caring for Compact Discs
• Treat the disc carefully. Handle the disc only
by its edges. Never allow your fingers to come
in contact with the shiny, unprinted side of the
disc.
• Do not attach adhesive tape, stickers, etc. to
the disc label.
• Clean the disc periodically with a soft, lint-free, dry cloth. Never use detergents
or abrasive cleaners to clean the disc. If necessary, use a CD cleaning kit.
• If a disc skips or gets stuck on a section of the disc, it is probably dirty or damaged (scratched).
• When cleaning the disc, wipe in straight lines from the center of the disc to the
outer edge of the disc. Never wipe in circular motions.
B ENZEN E
C LE A N E R
• This unit is designed to play only discs bearing the identification
logo as shown here. Other discs may not conform to the CD standard and may not play properly.
• Discs should be stored in their cases after each use to avoid damage.
• Do not expose discs to direct sunlight, high humidity, high temperatures, or
dust, etc. Prolonged exposure or extreme temperatures can warp the disc.
• Do not stick or write anything on either side of the disc. Sharp writing instruments or the ink may damage the surface.
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.
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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
If you experience a problem with this unit, check the chart below before calling for
service.
SYMPTOM
Unit will not turn on.
Disc will not play.
No sound.
Erratic playback.
Time reset to "12:00"
Alarm does not turn
on.
AM or FM, no sound.
CAUSE
AC cord not connected.
CD compartment door
not closed.
Disc inserted incorrectly.
Dirty or defective CD.
Moisture condensation
on disc.
VOLUME control set to
minimum.
Defective disc.
Dirty or defective disc.
Battery connected
improperly, not
connected or dead.
Clock not set.
ALARM MODE switch
not in correct position.
Clock is not set.
Alarm time is not set.
Power is not on.
VOLUME control set to
minimum.
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SOLUTION
Check AC cord connection.
Close CD compartment door.
Reinsert disc correctly.
Try another disc.
Wipe disc with soft cloth.
Increase volume.
Try another disc.
Clean or replace disc.
Check the battery.
Set the clock.
Press AL1 or AL2 SET button to
activate alarm.
Set the clock.
Set the alarm time.
Press the POWER button.
Increase volume.
SPECIFICATIONS
General:
Power Source
Battery
Audio Power Output
120VAC, 60Hz
9V DC (for back up of the clock)
1 Watt/Ch.
Radio Section:
Frequency Range (FM)
Frequency Range (AM)
88 - 108 MHz
530 - 1710 KHz
CD Section:
Disc Diameter
4.72" (120mm)
3.15" (80mm) Single CD
Semiconductor Laser
780nm
Optical Source
Wavelength
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
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