DS-860S - Highlite

DS-860S - Highlite
DS-860S
ORDERCODE D1170
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Dap Audio DS-860S™ Product Guide
Warning.........................................................................................................................................................................2
Unpacking Instructions.......................................................................................................................................... 2
Safety-instructions.................................................................................................................................................. 2
Operating Determinations....................................................................................................................................3
Return Procedure...................................................................................................................................................4
Claims......................................................................................................................................................................4
Description...................................................................................................................................................................5
Overview.................................................................................................................................................................5
Frontview.................................................................................................................................................................6
Rearview................................................................................................................................................................. 6
Installation....................................................................................................................................................................7
Set Up and Operation.................................................................................................................................................7
Functions...................................................................................................................................................................... 7
Operations................................................................................................................................................................... 8
Opening and closing of the disc holder............................................................................................................. 8
Loading CD’s..........................................................................................................................................................8
Selecting Tracks......................................................................................................................................................8
Starting Playback...................................................................................................................................................9
Stop Playback........................................................................................................................................................ 9
Pausing....................................................................................................................................................................9
Setting a Cue Point................................................................................................................................................9
Cueing.....................................................................................................................................................................9
Frame search.........................................................................................................................................................10
Scanning (Fast forward/Fast backward)...............................................................................................................10
Time Display............................................................................................................................................................10
Changing Pitch of the song.................................................................................................................................10
Program Play..........................................................................................................................................................10
Loop PLAY...............................................................................................................................................................11
Reloop....................................................................................................................................................................11
Repeat....................................................................................................................................................................11
Before switching off the power..................................................................................................................................11
CD’s.........................................................................................................................................................................11
Precaution on storage..........................................................................................................................................11
Maintenance...............................................................................................................................................................12
Troubleshooting...........................................................................................................................................................12
Product Specifications...............................................................................................................................................13
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WARNING
FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY, PLEASE READ THIS USER MANUAL CAREFULLY
BEFORE YOUR INITIAL START-UP!
Unpacking Instructions
Immediately upon receiving this product, carefully unpack the carton and check the contents to ensure
that all parts are present, and have been received in good condition. Notify the dealer immediately and
retain packing material for inspection if any parts appear damaged from shipping or the carton itself
shows signs of mishandling. Save the carton and all packing materials. In the event that a fixture must be
returned to the factory, it is important that the fixture be returned in the original factory box and packing.
Your shipment includes:
• DAP DS-860S
• User manual
• Stereo RCA cable - 1,50m
• Remote control
CAUTION!
Keep this system away from rain and moisture!
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Every person involved with the installation, operation and maintenance of this system has to:
be qualified
follow the instructions of this manual
CAUTION! Be careful with your operations.
With a dangerous voltage you can suffer
a dangerous electric shock when touching the wires!
Before you initial start-up, please make sure that there is no damage caused by transportation. Should
there be any, consult your dealer and do not use the system.
To maintain perfect condition and to ensure a safe operation, it is absolutely necessary for the user to
follow the safety instructions and warning notes written in this manual.
Please consider that damages caused by manual modifications to the system are not subject to
warranty.
This system contains no user-serviceable parts. Refer servicing to qualified technicians only.
IMPORTANT:
The manufacturer will not accept liability for any resulting damages caused by the nonobservance of this manual or any unauthorized modification to the system.
Never let the power-cord come into contact with other cables! Handle the power-cord and all
connections with the mains with particular caution!
Never remove warning or informative labels from the unit.
Never use anything to cover the ground contact.
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Never leave any cables lying around.
Do not insert objects into air vents.
Do not connect this system to a dimmerpack.
Do not switch the system on and off in short intervals, as this would reduce the system’s life.
Do not open the device and do not modify the device.
Do not drive the inputs with a signal level bigger, than required to drive the equipment to full
output.
Do not plug Mics into the console (or stagebox) while Phantom Power is on. Also mute the monitor
/ Pa system when turning Phantom Power on or off. Allow the system to adjust for a couple of
seconds, before setting the input gains.
Only use system indoor, avoid contact with water or other liquids.
Avoid flames and do not put close to flammable liquids or gases.
Always disconnect power from the mains, when system is not used. Only handle the power-cord
by the plug. Never pull out the plug by tugging the power-cord.
Always operate the unit with the AC ground wire connected to the electrical system ground.
Make sure you don’t use the wrong kind of cables or defective cables.
Make sure that the signals into the mixer are balanced, otherwise hum could be created.
Make sure you use DI boxes to balance unbalanced signals; All incoming signals should be clear.
Make sure that the available voltage is not higher than stated on the rear panel.
Make sure that the power-cord is never crimped or damaged. Check the system and the powercord from time to time.
Please turn off the power switch, when changing the power cord or signal cable, or select the
input mode switch.
Extreme frequency boosts in connection with a high input signal level may lead to overdriving
your equipment. Should this occur, it is necessary to reduce the input signal level by using the
INPUT control.
To emphasize a frequency range, you don’t necessarily have to move its respective control
upward; try lowering surrounding frequency ranges instead. This way, you avoid causing the next
piece of equipment in your sound path to overdrive. You also preserve valuable dynamic reserve
(“headroom”)
Avoid ground loops! Always be sure to connect the power amps and the mixing console to the
same electrical circuit to ensure the same phase!
If system is dropped or struck, disconnect mains power supply immediately. Have a qualified
engineer inspect for safety before operating.
If the system has been exposed to drastic temperature fluctuation (e.g. after transportation), do
not switch it on immediately. The arising condensation water might damage your system. Leave
the system switched off until it has reached room temperature.
If your Dap Audio device fails to work properly, discontinue use immediately. Pack the unit
securely (preferably in the original packing material), and return it to your Dap Audio dealer for
service.
Repairs, servicing and electric connection must be carried out by a qualified technician.
For replacement use fuses of same type and rating only.
WARRANTY: Till one year after date of purchase.
OPERATING DETERMINATIONS
This system is not designed for permanent operation. Consistent operation breaks will ensure that the
system will serve you for a long time without defects.
If this system is operated in any other way, than the one described in this manual, the product may suffer
damages and the warranty becomes void.
Any other operation may lead to dangers like short-circuit, burns, electric shock, etc.
You endanger your own safety and the safety of others!
Improper installation can cause serious damage to people and property !
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Connection with the mains
Connect the device to the mains with the power-plug.
Always pay attention, that the right color cable is connected to the right place.
International
L
N
EU (including UK)
From April 2004
Brown
Blue
Green/Yellow
North America
Pin
Black
White
Green
Phase
Neutral
Protective Earth
Make sure that the device is always connected properly to the earth!
Return Procedure
Returned merchandise must be sent prepaid and in the original packing, call tags will not be issued.
Package must be clearly labeled with a Return Authorization Number (RMA number). Products returned
without an RMA number will be refused. Highlite will not accept the returned goods or any responsibility.
Call Highlite 0031-455667723 or mail [email protected] and request an RMA prior to shipping the fixture.
Be prepared to provide the model number, serial number and a brief description of the cause for the
return. Be sure to properly pack fixture, any shipping damage resulting from inadequate packaging is the
customer’s responsibility. Highlite reserves the right to use its own discretion to repair or replace
product(s). As a suggestion, proper UPS packing or double-boxing is always a safe method to use.
Note: If you are given an RMA number, please include the following information on a piece of paper
inside the box:
1) Your name
2) Your address
3) Your phone number
4) A brief description of the symptoms
Claims
The client has the obligation to check the delivered goods immediately upon delivery for any shortcomings and/or visible defects, or perform this check after our announcement that the goods are at their
disposal. Damage incurred in shipping is the responsibility of the shipper; therefore the damage must be
reported to the carrier upon receipt of merchandise.
It is the customer's responsibility to notify and submit claims with the shipper in the event that a fixture is
damaged due to shipping. Transportation damage has to be reported to us within one day after receipt
of the delivery.
Any return shipment has to be made post-paid at all times. Return shipments must be accompanied with
a letter defining the reason for return shipment. Non-prepaid return shipments will be refused, unless
otherwise agreed in writing.
Complaints against us must be made known in writing or by fax within 10 working days after receipt of the
invoice. After this period complaints will not be handled anymore.
Complaints will only then be considered if the client has so far complied with all parts of the agreement,
regardless of the agreement of which the obligation is resulting.
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Description of the device
Features
The DS-860S is a CD-Player from DAP Audio.
• LCD Display with blue backlight
• Pitch control +/- 12%
• Anti shock buffer 20 sec
• +10 fast track skipping
• Loop function
• repeat and program function
Overview
Top
Fig. 1
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Frontview
Fig. 2
1) Power ON/OFF
2) Disc Holder
3) Remote Sensor
4) LCD Display
5) Pgm
6) Repeat
7) Loop In
8) Loop Out
9) B.Skip
10) + 10 (Track+10 Button)
11) F.Skip
12) Pitch – Button
13) Pitch Button
14) Pitch + Button
15) Time
16) Cue
17) Single
18) Play/Pause
19) Reloop
20) Eject
21) Jog + Shuttle Wheel
22) Jog Mode
23) Pitch Fader
Rearview
Fig. 3
24) AC Power
25) 115V/230V Switch
26) Master RCA Unbalanced Out
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Installation
Remove all packing materials from the CD Player. Check that all foam and plastic padding is removed..
Connect all cables.
Always disconnect from electric mains power supply before cleaning or servicing.
Damages caused by non-observance are not subject to warranty.
Set Up and Operation
Before plugging the unit in, always make sure that the power supply matches the product specification
voltage. The power supply is printed on the back of the device.
Do not attempt to operate a 120V specification product on 230V power, or vice versa.
Connections
1. Turn off the Power switch.
2. Connect the DS-860S to your amplifier using the proper cables.
CAUTION: Be sure that the power is off, when connecting the cables.
Functions
NAMES AND FUNCTIONS
Below is a description of the functions of the controls.
CD-player Functions
1. Power ON/OFF
This is the main Power switch. Press to turn the device on.
2. Disc Holder
Place the disc in the holder. Press the Eject
button to open and close the disc holder.
3. IR Remote Control Sensor:
Aim the remote control at the sensor to operate your CD player.
4. LCD Display
5. Pgm (Program):
Press the Pgm Button, the player will enter the program mode and stop the CD playback.
6. Repeat:
Use this button to repeat one track or all tracks of the CD.
7. Loop IN:
Press this button to set the startpoint of the loop.
8. Loop OUT:
Press this button to set the endpoint of the loop.
9. B.Skip
:
Use this button to go back to the beginning of the current track or select a previous track for playing.
10. +10 (Track + 10 Button):
Use the button to skip forward 10 tracks.
11. F.Skip
:
Use this button to skip to the next track.
12. Pitch –:
The CD slows down while this button is pressed. Release the button to return to the original BPM.
13. Pitch:
If you push this button, you can adjust the pitch with the pitch fader.
14. Pitch +:
The CD speeds up as long as this button is pressed. Release the button to return to the original BPM.
15. Time:
Press this button to switch the Time-Display between the elapsed time and remaining time. The
selected mode is indicated by the ELAPSED, REMAIN and TOTAL REMAIN indicator on the LCD.
16. Cue:
Press the Cue button during playback to return to the position at which playback is started.
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17. Single:
Press this button to switch between the SINGLE and CONTINUOUS play mode. The selected mode is
indicated on the LCD. In SINGLE mode, the unit stops playing after each track. In CONTINUOUS mode,
the unit plays all tracks and then stops.
18. PLAY/PAUSE-button
:
Use this button to start playback. Press once to start playback, twice to set the pause mode, and
again to resume playback.
19. RELOOP:
This button is used to start the last saved loop. To finish the loop, press the Reloop button again.
20. Eject :
Press this button to open and close the disc holder. The disc holder cannot be opened during
playback, so stop playback before pressing the button.
21. Shuttle Wheel:
In search mode the shuttle wheel can be used to search forward or backwards in the music track, as
well as fine tuning the cue point in pause mode. In pitch bend mode the shuttle wheel will function
the same as the pitch bend allowing you speed up (forward) or slow down (rewind).
22. Jogmode:
When the jogmode button is illuminated it indicates the Shuttle Wheel is in search mode, when not
illuminated it indicates the jog wheel is in pitch bend mode.
23. Pitch Fader:
Use this fader to adjust the CD pitch. Slide up to decrease the pitch, slide down to increase the pitch.
24. Mains Cord
Check the 115V/ 230V selector before connecting to the mains.
25. 115V/230V Selector
Before plugging the DS-860S into any wall socket, make sure that the 115V/230V Selector is set
to the proper voltage.
26. Master RCA Unbalanced Out
Use these outputs to connect a mixer with unbalanced inputs.
Operations
1. Opening and closing of the disc holder
• Turn the unit’s power on. Press the Eject button to open the disc holder.
• The Disc holder cannot be opened during playback, to prevent playback from being interrupted if
the Eject
button is pressed accidentally. Stop the playback first, then press the Eject button.
2. Loading CD’s
• Hold the disc by the edges and place it in the Disc holder, then press the Eject button to close the
Disc holder. The unit will show the total track number and the total playing time for about 2 seconds
and then enter the cue condition. The cue point will be set to the music’s starting point of the first track
automatically.
CAUTION:
• Do not place any foreign objects in the disc holder and do not place more than one disc in the Disc
Holder at a time.
• Do not push the Disc holder in manually when the power is off, as this may result in malfunction and
damages the player.
3. Selecting Tracks
• Press the Sip-buttons to move to a higher or lower track.
• Hold the Skip- buttons to change tracks continuously at a higher speed.
• When a new track is selected during playback, playback begins as soon as the skip search operation is
completed.
• If the Skip-button
is pressed while at the last track, the first track is selected. In the same way,
If the Skip- button
is pressed while at the first track, the last track is selected.
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4. Starting Playback
• Press the Play/Pause button during the pause or cue condition to start playback, the Play indicator
lights.
• The point at which playback starts is automatically stored in the memory as the cue point. The CD
player then returns to the cue point when the Cue button is pressed.
Fig. 4
5. Stop Playback
There are two ways to stop playback:
1. Press the Play/Pause button during playback to pause at that point.
2. Press the Cue button during playback to return to the cue point and enter pause condition.
Fig. 5
6. Pausing
• Press the Play/Pause button to switch between play and pause.
• The play indicator flashes when the pause mode is set.
• Playback resumes when the Play/Pause button is pressed again.
7. Setting a Cue Point
• Press the Play/Pause button to switch between play and pause.
• The play indicator flashes when the pause mode is set.
• Turn the Shuttle Wheel to go to your desired Cue point.
• Press the Play/Pause button again and your Cue point has been stored and the CD will continu.
8. Cueing
• "Cueing" is the action of preparing for playback.
• Press the Cue button, the player will enter Cue-Mode, the playback returns to cue point and enter
pause condition, the Cue indicator lights up and the Play indicator flashes. When Play/Pause button is
pressed, play starts from the cue point.
• When the track search operation is completed after pressing the Skip buttons, the player automatically
finds the position at which the sound starts and cues there (Auto Cue).
• If the Cue button is pressed after the search operation or the scanning operation, the playback returns
to the cue point and enters pause condition.
NOTE: During cue mode, if the Cue button is pressed and hold, playback will start from the cue point,
when the button is released, the player will return to the cue mode automatically, it allows you to
check the cue point.
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9. Frame search
• Frame search is a function for monitoring the sound at a certain section of the disc and manually
Changing the position. Searching is used to set a starting point with precision.
• Turn the Shuttle Wheel while in pause or cue mode to begin searching. The sound for one revolution of
the disc is output repeatedly. The point at which the sound starts is indicated on the LCD.
• When the Shuttle Wheel is turned, the point from which the sound output moves is the a number of
Frames corresponding to the number of the milliseconds, and the time display on the LCD also
changes.
• The search point moves in the forward direction when the Shuttle Wheel is turned clockwise. When the
Shuttle Wheel is turned counterclockwise, the search point will moves backward.
10. Scanning (Fast forward/Fast backward)
• Scanning is a function for moving quickly forward or backward while rotating the Shuttle Wheel.
• Turn the Shuttle Wheel to begin scanning. The disc moves rapidly forward or backward and the sound is
audible. The current scan point is indicated on the LCD.
• Turn the Shuttle Wheel clockwise to scan in the forward direction, counterclockwise to scan in the
reverse direction.
11. Time Display
Press Time button to select time display mode:
1. Elapsed time of a track (ELAPSED).
2. Remaining time of a track (REMAIN).
3. Remaining time of the disc (TOTAL REMAIN).
12. Changing Pitch of the song
There are three tools available for matching the BPM of the CD:
1. Use the Pitch slider to adjust the BPM.
2. Use the Pitch Bend buttons to change the BPM temporarily.
3. Turn the Shuttle wheel to change the BPM temporarily.
1) Pitch-Slider
• To adjust the BPM by sliding the pitch slider up or down, press the Pitch button to turn on
the Pitch adjustment function.
• Slide the Pitch slider up to decrease BPM, or down to increase BPM. The adjustment range is +-12%.
2) Pitch-Bending
• The BPM increases or decreases respectively while the PITCH BEND + or PITCH BEND - button is
pressed.
• The BPM increase depends on how long you hold the button. If you hold the button for about 5
seconds, the BPM will go either to +12% for PITCH BEND + or -12% for PITCH BEND -. If you tap the
button, the BPM will only change a little so you can change the beat slightly without audible
changing in the music.
• The CD will return to the BPM indicated by the Pitch slider when you release the PITCH BEND + or
PITCH BEND - buttons.
3) Turn the Shuttle wheel
• Turn the Shuttle wheel clockwise during play to increase the BPM in the forward direction,
counterclockwise to decrease the BPM. The faster you turn the wheel, the more BPM changes.
The BPM changes with a range of+/-12%.
• When you release the Shuttle wheel, the CD will return to the BPM indicated by the pitch slider.
13. Program Play
1. Press the Pgm button, the player will enter the program mode and the CD will stop rotating.
2. Select the desired track by pressing the Skip button, then press the Pgm button again. The
selected track will be added to the program sequence.
3. Repeat step 2. A maximum of 20 tracks can be programmed.
4. Press the Play/Pause button to start the program play from the first selection.
5. Press the Pgm button again during program play to stop playing.
6. Press and hold the button more than 2 seconds to cancel the program mode and erase
all the current program contents.
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14. Loop PLAY
1. Press the Loop IN button to set the loop start point, the Loop indicator will flash on the LCD.
2. Press the Loop OUT button to set the loop end point. After the end point is set, the playback will
enter the loop play from start point to end point repeatedly.
3. Press one of the Loop buttons again, the loop play function is canceled, the Loop indicator
dimms.
15. Reloop
1. If you press the Reloop button, the disc will go back to the last selected loop.
2. Press the button over and over rapidly to start the loop again and again.
3. Press one of the Loop buttons again, the loop play function is canceled, the Loop indicator
dimms.
16. Repeat
1. Press the Repeat button once to repeat the current track.
2. Press the Repeat button again to repeat the whole disc.
3. Press the Repeat button a third time, to exit the Repeat Mode.
Before switching off the power
When you have finished using the CD player, before switching off the power, be sure that the Disc holder
has been closed with the Eject
button.
CAUTION:
• Do not forcibly close the disc holder when the power is off.
• Do not switch off the power, when the disc holder is open.
• Switch off the power after the disc holder has been closed with the Eject
button.
CD’s
1. Precautions on handling compact discs
• Do not allow fingerprints, oil or dust to get on the surface of the disc. If the disc is dirty, wipe it off with a
soft dry cloth.
• Do not use thinner, water, record spray, electrostatic-proof chemicals, or silicone-treated cloths
to clean discs.
• Always handle discs carefully to prevent damaging the surface; in particular when removing a disc
from its case or returning it.
• Do not bend the disc.
• Do not put the CD near heating sources.
• Do not enlarge the hole in the center of the disc.
• Do not write on the label (printed side) with a hard-tipped implement such as a pencil or ball point pen.
• Condensation will form if a disc is brought into a warm area from a colder one, such as outdoors in
winter. Do not attempt to dry the disc with a hair dryer, etc.
2. Precaution on storage
• After playing a disc, always unload it from the player.
• Always store the disc in the jewel case to protect from dirt or damage.
• Do not place discs in the following areas:
1. Areas exposed to face sunlight for a considerable time.
2. Areas subject to accumulation of dust or high humidity.
3. Areas that are affected by heat from indoor heaters, etc.
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Maintenance
The DAP Audio-CD-Player DS-860S requires almost no maintenance. However, you should keep the unit
clean. Disconnect the mains power supply, and then wipe the cover with a damp cloth. Do not immerse
in liquid. Do not use alcohol or solvents.
Keep connections clean. Disconnect electric power, and then wipe the audio connections with a damp
cloth. Make sure connections are thoroughly dry before linking equipment or supplying electric power.
Troubleshooting
DAP Audio-CD-Player DS-860S
This troubleshooting guide is meant to help solve simple problems. If a problem occurs, carry out the steps
below in sequence until a solution is found. Once the unit operates properly, do not carry out following
steps.
1. If the device does not operate properly, unplug the device.
2. Check power from the wall, all cables, connections, etc.
3. If all of the above appears to be O.K., plug the unit in again.
4. If nothing happens after 30 seconds, unplug the device.
5. Return the device to your DAP Audio dealer.
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Product Specification
Power Supply: AC 110/230 Volt – 50/60 Hz
Power consumption: 20 W
Frequency response: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Signal/noise ratio: 96 dB
Pitch control: +/- 12%
Time display: Remain, total remain, elapsed
Sampling frequency: 44,1 kHz
DA converter: 24 Bit
Harmonic distortion: 0,003%
Dimensions: 19" x 255 mm x 2U (LxWxH)
Weight: 3,9 kg
Design and product specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
Website: www.Dap-audio.info
Email: [email protected]
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