LGEUS_PC12_ENG_MFL40699317 MODEL : PC12 © Copyright 2008, LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. For service/ support Call: Toll Free Number 1-800-243-0000 http://us.lgservice.com iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc, registered in the U.S. and other countries HD RadioTM Technology Manufactured Under License From iBiquity Digital Corp. U.S. and Foreign Patents. HD RadioTM and the HD Radio logo are proprietary trademarks of iBiquity Digital Corp. ENGLISH Safety Precaution CAUTION 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. This 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. 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 product. WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a confined space such as a book case or similar unit. CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating. The openings should never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. 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 instruction have been adhered to. CAUTION: This product employs a Laser System. To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and retain it for future reference. Should the unit require maintenance, contact an authorized service center. Use of controls, adjustments or the performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure. To prevent direct exposure to laser beam, do not try to open the enclosure. Visible laser radiation when open. DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM. TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE NOTE TO CABLE/TV INSTALLER: This reminder is provided to call the cable TV system installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of the National Electric Code (U.S.A.). The code 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 the cable entry as practical. 2 CAUTION: The apparatus should not be exposed to water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, should be placed on the apparatus. CAUTION concerning the Power Cord Most appliances should be placed on a dedicated circuit; That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only that appliance and has no additional outlets or branch circuits. Check the specification page of this owner's manual to be certain. Do not overload wall outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous. Any of these conditions could result in electric shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the appliance, and have the cord replaced with an exact replacement part by an authorized servicer. Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical abuse, such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed in a door, or walked upon. Pay particular attention to plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord exits the appliance. To disconnect power from the unit, unplug the unit from the outlet. When installing the product, ensure that the plug is easily accessible. 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. REGULATORY INFORMATION: FCC Part 15 This epuipment 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 when the product is operated in a residential installation. This product generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this product does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the product 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 product and receiver. • Connect the product 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. FCC COMPLIANCE: The responsible party for this product’s compliance is: Marketed and Distributed by LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., 1000 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Phone: 1-201-816-2000. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE 3 13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. 14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped. 10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus. 11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. 12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over. CAUTION: PLEASE READ AND OBSERVE ALL WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS OWNER’S MANUAL. AND THOSE MARKED ON THE PRODUCT. RETAIN THIS MANUAL FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. This product has been designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use can result in electric shock or fire hazard. The safeguards incorporated in this product will protect you if you observe the following procedures for installation, use, and servicing. This product does not contain any parts that can be repaired by the user. DO NOT REMOVE THE CABINET COVER, OR YOU MAY BE EXPOSED TO DANGEROUS VOLTAGE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL ONLY. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Read these instructions. - All these safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. Keep these instructions. - The safety, operating and use instructions should be retained for future reference. Heed all warnings. - All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to. Follow all instructions. - All operating and use instructions should be followed. Do not use this apparatus near water. - For example: near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement; or near a swimming pool; and other areas located near water. Clean only with dry cloth. - Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. - Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from over-heating. The openings should never be blocked by placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface. 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. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or groundingtype plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet. Lull me to sleep and wake me up Go to page 11 5 6 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 11 11 11 12 12 Go to page 9 Listening to the radio Go to page 8 Play CDs Go to page 8 iPod DOCKING There is so much your Hi-Fi system can do Contents Setting up About Player About Remote control Listening to CDs iPod DOCKING Listening to the radio HD Radio Reception Listening to music from your portable player Connecting your portable USB player Setting the Clock Use your player as an alarm clock Fall asleep while listening to your player Mood Lighting About MP3/WMA Troubleshooting Specifications TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE Play from many external devices MP3 player Go to page 10 Portable CD player Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please read this instruction booklet carefully and completely. 4 Setting up (Back Panel) FM antenna Put the battery in the remote control 3 Connecting the AC/DC adaptor* to an AC outlet 5 Make sure that the + (plus) and - (minus) on the battery (size AAA) match those on the remote control. 1 Fit the AM loop antenna to its stand Connect the power cord to the adaptor, and then plug the other end into an AC outlet. AM loop antenna PHONES Connect the AM loop antenna to the player. *AC/DC adaptor : SL-A108 3.5 mm headphone jack. 2 Connect the FM antenna The reception will be enhanced when the two loose ends of the antenna are stretched as horizontally as possible. TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE About Player ALARM (SNOOZE) With the ALARM function you can turn CD play and radio reception on or off at a desired time. (see Use your player as an alarm clock) TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE x STOP Stops playback. B/ / MO./ST. Starts or pauses playback. -TUNING+ / .> For storing radio stations. (see Listening to the radio) CLOCK (SNOOZE) For setting the clock and checking the time. (see Setting the Clock) 6 Z EJECT Ejects or inserts the CD from the slot loader. CD slot loader • Do not force a disc into the CD slot. • Do not pull or push a disc while a disc is ejected. • Press Z EJECT again to reinsert the disc after ejecting it. iPod DOCK VOLUME Control the volume when using any function. FUNC/INPUT Change the functions among FM, AM, CD, USB, PORTABLE, iPod. 1 /]] Turn on or off. DISPLAY WINDOW About Remote control Turn on or off Press 1 for longer than 3 seconds as the device is powered on, you can activate POWER SAVE MODE. To change the functions Change the functions among FM, AM, CD, USB. Search for a section within a track • Speed search for tracks • Skip to another track • Search for a folder of MP3/WMA files When a CD containing MP3/WMA files in several folders is being played, press FOLDER•PRESET to select the folder you want to play. Press DISP. to switch between channel name, artist and title. To change the INPUT functions Change the functions among PORTABLE, iPod. • Fall asleep while listening to your player • Mood Lighting • Listen to your tracks again and again • Select another track (iPod DOCKING) • ‘save’ a radio station • Stops playback Starts or pauses playback 7 Temporarily stop the sound Press the button again to return to the sound. VOLUME Control the volume when using any function. Sound quality adjustment You can choose between 4 fixed sound impressions. Press S.MODE in TUNER mode, the mode changes from seek mode to HD seek mode repeatedly. TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE Listening to CDs Audio CD and MP3/WMA CD can be played back in this player. ON PLAYER FUNCTION ON REMOTE B/ x ENTER Z EJECT FUNC/INPUT B/ x STOP iPod DOCKING You can listen to music by connecting iPod to the player. Connect iPod to “iPod DOCK” on the upper part of the player. 1. Select the iPod function: 2. “IPOD” displays: 3. Start the playing: 4. Before disconnecting the iPod, change to any other function by pressing: 5. Remove iPod: ON PLAYER INPUT ON REMOTE B/ FUNCTION or INPUT FUNC/INPUT B/ FUNC/INPUT iPod DOCKING - more you can do Pause or restart an iPod 1. Insert the CD: 2. Select the CD function: The display will show the total number of tracks (files). 3. Start the CD playing: 4. To stop a CD playing: Listening to CDs - more you can do Press B/ on either the player or the remote control during playback. Press this button again to resume play. Press MODE on the remote control, you can move to the previous list. Press FOLDER•PRESET on the remote control, you can move to a desired item. Then, press x ENTER on the remote control, you can confirm it. NOTE : • When the connection with iPod is not good and the remaining battery is insufficient, the message “ERROR” is displayed. • iPod is automatically charged when connected to the player. Select another track Press ./> on either the player or the remote control. Skip to another track Hold ./> on either the player or the remote control during playback. Search for a section within a track Pause or restart a CD Press B/ on either the player or the remote control during during playback. Press this button again to resume play. Search for a section within a track Hold ./> on either the player or the remote control during playback. Speed search for tracks Hold ./> on either the player or the remote control only in stop status. Track skips continuously in turn. Skip to another track Press ./> on either the player or the remote control. Listen to your tracks again and again TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE Press MODE on the remote control repeatedly, the display changes in the following order, RPT 1 - RPT ALL - RANDOM - OFF. 8 Listening to the radio 1. Select either FM or AM: 2. Select the radio station: 3. To ‘save’ a radio station: A preset number will show in the display. 4. To select a ‘saved’ station: 5. To confirm press: Up to 50 (FM:30, AM:20) radio stations can be saved. Listening to the radio FUNC FUNCTION ON REMOTE x ENTER FOLDER•PRESET ./> x ENTER ON PLAYER ./> Look for radio stations automatically Press ./> on either the player or the remote control for more than 0.5 second. The tuner will scan automatically and stop when it finds a radio station. Delete all the saved stations Press and hold x ENTER on the remote control for two seconds. “ERASE” shows. Press x ENTER on the remote control to erase all the saved stations. Choose a ‘preset number’ for a radio station Select a station you want by pressing ./>. Press x ENTER, the station flashes. Press FOLDER•PRESET on the remote control to select the preset number you want. Press x ENTER to save it. To improve poor FM reception Press MO./ST. on the player. This will change the tuner to mono and usually improve the reception. Make sure antenna is connected securely. HD Radio Reception 9 Digital HD Radio broadcasting offers higher sound quality than analog radio. On it, you can select additional digital information and listen to FM with the same quality as that of CD, FM with the same quality as that of AM, and various kinds of programs. Any other signal interruption that was produced on analog AM and FM is absent. When toggling S.MODE on the remote control on TUNER mode, the mode is changed into SEEK (seek mode) and HD SEEK (HD seek mode) repeatedly. • SEEK : searches frequencies for alalog & digital broadcasting • HD SEEK : searches frequencies for digital broadcasting When searching channels with ./> for longer than 1 second, both analog and digital broadcasting signals are searched. The signal is changed in the following order; analog -> digital. When digital signals are detected, “HD” indicator is turned on. Whenever toggling DISP., channel name, artist, title are selected repeatedly. Press ./> while HD Radio broadcasting signal is received, sub channels are changed. TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE Listening to music from your portable player ON PLAYER 1 INPUT ON REMOTE The player can be used to play the music from many types of portable players. 1 /]] FUNC/INPUT TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE 1. Connect the portable player by plugging the unit into PORTABLE IN on the side of the player: 2. Turn the power on: 3. Select the PORTABLE function: 4. Turn the portable player on and start it playing: 10 Connecting your portable USB player B/ FUNC/INPUT FUNC/INPUT ON PLAYER B/ FUNCTION or INPUT FUNCTION ON REMOTE The advantage of connecting your portable USB player through the system’s USB port is that the portable device can be controlled from the system. Connect the portable player to the system using a USB cable (not supplied). 1. Select the USB function: 2. The display will show “READ”, followed by the number of files displayed: 3. Press: 4. Before disconnecting the portable USB player, change to any other function by pressing: 5. Remove the USB player: NOTES : • Some portable devices are not compatible with this system. • When various cards are connected to the Memory Card Reader, the first detected card is recognized. • Do not extract the USB device during operation. • If you use a USB extension cable or USB hub, the USB device might not be recognized. • A device using NTFS file system is not supported (Only the FAT (16/32) file system is supported.). • The USB function of this unit does not support all USB devices. • Digital camera and mobile phones are not supported. • This unit is not supported when the total number of files is 1000 or more. Setting the Clock ON PLAYER 1 /]] CLOCK ./> CLOCK ./> CLOCK ./> CLOCK Fall asleep while listening to your player Press SLEEP on the remote control repeatedly, the display changes in the following order, SLP OFF - LIGHT - corresponding icons. Press ./> repeatedly on SLP OFF, the display changes in the following order, SLP 90 (dimmer ON) → SLP 80 (dimmer ON) → SLP 70 (dimmer ON) → SLP 60 (dimmer ON) → SLP 50 (dimmer ON) → SLP 40 (dimmer ON) → SLP 30 (dimmer ON) → SLP 20 (dimmer ON) → SLP 10 (dimmer ON) → SLP OFF (dimmer OFF). Mood Lighting Press SLEEP on the remote control repeatedly, the display changes in the following order, SLP OFF - LIGHT - corresponding icons. Press ./> repeatedly on LIGHT, the display changes in the following order, L--1 → L--2 → L--3 → L--OFF. About MP3/WMA 1. Turn the power on: 2. Press for at least 2 seconds: 3. Choose from either: 12HR (for an am and pm display) or 24HR (for a 24 hour display). Confirm your selection: Select the hours: Press: Select the minutes: Press: 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Use your player as an alarm clock MP3/WMA Disc compatibility with this unit is limited as follows: • Sampling Frequency : 8 - 48 kHz (MP3), 32 - 48 kHz (WMA) • Bit rate : 8 - 320 kbps (MP3), 48 - 320 kbps (WMA) • CD-R physical format should be “ISO 9660” • If you record MP3/WMA files using the software which cannot create a FILE SYSTEM, for example “Direct-CD” etc., it is impossible to playback MP3 files. We recommend that you use “Easy-CD Creator”, which creates an ISO 9660 file system. • Do not use special letters such as “/ : * ? “ < >”etc. • Even if the total number of files on the disc has more than 1000, it will only show up to 999. 11 Press and hold ALARM on the player for two seconds. Press ./> repeatedly, the display changes in the following order, AM, FM, CD, USB. Press ALARM when the function you want to be woken by is showing. Next, you set the time to get alarm activated. Use ./> to change the hours and minutes and ALARM to save. Next, the volume (VOL) setting display appears. Use ./> to change the volume and ALARM to save. The clock icon shows that the alarm is set. Switch the system off. When the system is turned off, you can check the time the alarm is set for by pressing ALARM. You can also turn the alarm on and off by pressing ALARM. NOTES : • If you don’t set clock, the alarm function doesn’t work. • When any button is not pressed for longer than 5 minutes with the alarm beeping, the alarm is automatically canceled. SNOOZE function This function wakes you up every 5 minutes if you do not turn off the alarm. When alarm is on and you press CLOCK or ALARM, CD or USB is changed into pause & mute. The tuner is on mute mode for 5 minutes and then changed into play & mute off. TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE Cause An unplayable disc is inserted. The disc is dirty. Correction Replace the battery with new one. Point the remote control at the remote sensor of the unit. Operate the remote control within about 16 ft (5 m). Remove the obstacle. Charge the ipod. iPod is automatically charged when connected to the player. Connect it to the unit correctly. Connect the antenna securely. Insert a playable disc. Clean the disc. The power cord is not plugged in. Plug in the power cord. Check whether electricity failed. Check the condition by operating other electronic devices. Check whether you select the right Press FUNC/INPUT (FUNCTION) function. and check the selected function. Troubleshooting Symptom General No power. No sound. CD The unit does not start playback. RADIO Radio stations The antenna is positioned or cannot be tuned in. connected poorly. iPod iPod does not work. Check whether the player is connected to the unit correctly. Check whether ipod is fully charged. Remote control The remote control The remote control is not pointed does not work at the remote sensor of the unit. properly. The remote control is too far from the unit. There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit. The battery in the remote control is exhausted. TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice. 12 Specifications General Power supply AC/DC adaptor Power consumption Net Weight External dimensions (WxHxD) Operating temperature Operating humidity Output Power T.H.D Frequency Response Signal-to-noise ratio Speakers 87.5 - 107.9 MHz or 65 - 74 MHz, 87.5 - 107.9 MHz 522 - 1620 kHz or 530 - 1720 kHz Refer to the label attached on the bottom of the unit. SL-A108 Refer to the label attached on the bottom of the unit. 2.45 kg 332 x 165 x 248 mm 5 oC to 35 oC 5% to 85 % 5W+5W 10 % 200 - 18000 Hz 70 dB 6ΩX2 AM Tuning Range 200 - 18000Hz 70 dB 60 dB Tuner FM Tuning Range CD Frequency response Signal-to-noise ratio Dynamic range MEMO TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE 13 TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE MEMO 14 MEMO TABLETOP AUDIO SYSTEM ] USER GUIDE 15 LG Electronics, Inc. Limited Warranty - USA This LG Electronics product, will be repaired or replaced, at LG’s option, if it proves to be defective in material or workmanship, under normal use, during the warranty period (“Warranty Period”) listed below, effective from the date (“Date of Purchase”) of original consumer purchase of the product. This warranty is good only to the original purchaser of the product and effective only when used in the United States, excluding U.S. Territories. WARRANTY PERIOD: LABOR: 90 days from the Date of Purchase. PARTS: One Year from the Date of Purchase. * Parts replaced are warranted for the remaining portion of the original warranty period. HOW SERVICE IS HANDLED: Call 1-800-243-0000 for instructions on getting the defective unit repaired or replaced. Please retain dated sales receipt and your box to return the unit to LG for repair or replacement. Shipping both ways will be paid by LG during the first 90 days of the Warranty Period. 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