AM-FM STEREO RECEIVER
DRA-CX3
Owner’s Manual
Manuel de l’Utilisateur
Manual del usuario
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nSAFETY PRECAUTIONS
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.
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.
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.
WARNING:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
•Location of Rating and Caution Labels : Bottom
MODEL NO.
DRA-CX3
120V ∼ 60Hz
POWER SOURCE
POWER CONSUMPTION
100W
120V ∼ 60Hz
ALIMENTATION
CONSOMMATION
100W
Denon Brand Company
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13.
IMPOTANT SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
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 grounding-type 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.
Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at
plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the
apparatus.
Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
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.
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.
15. Batteries shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or
the like.
CAUTION:
•The ventilation should not be impeded by covering the ventilation
openings with items, such as newspapers, tablecloths, curtains,
etc.
•No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be
placed on the unit.
•Observe and follow local regulations regarding battery disposal.
•Do not expose the unit to dripping or splashing fluids.
•Do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the
unit.
ATTENTION:
•La ventilation ne doit pas être gênée en recouvrant les ouvertures
de la ventilation avec des objets tels que journaux, rideaux, tissus,
etc.
•Aucune flamme nue, par exemple une bougie, ne doit être placée
sur l’appareil.
•Veillez à respecter les lois en vigueur lorsque vous jetez les piles
usagées.
•L’appareil ne doit pas être exposé à l’eau ou à l’humidité.
•Ne pas poser d’objet contenant du liquide, par exemple un vase,
sur l’appareil.
PRECAUCIÓN:
•La ventilación no debe quedar obstruida por haberse cubierto las
aperturas con objetos como periódicos, manteles, cortinas, etc.
•No debe colocarse sobre el aparato ninguna fuente inflamable sin
protección, como velas encendidas.
•A la hora de deshacerse de las pilas, respete la normativa para el
cuidado del medio ambiente.
•No exponer el aparato al goteo o salpicaduras cuando se utilice.
•No colocar sobre el aparato objetos llenos de líquido, como
jarros.
CAUTION:
To completely disconnect this product from the mains, disconnect
the plug from the wall socket outlet.
The mains plug is used to completely interrupt the power supply to
the unit and must be within easy access by the user.
PRECAUTION:
Pour déconnecter complètement ce produit du courant secteur,
débranchez la prise de la prise murale.
La prise secteur est utilisée pour couper complètement
l’alimentation de l’appareil et l’utilisateur doit pouvoir y accéder
facilement.
PRECAUCIÓN:
Para desconectar completamente este producto de la alimentación
eléctrica, desconecte el enchufe del enchufe de la pared.
El enchufe de la alimentación eléctrica se utiliza para interrumpir por
completo el suministro de alimentación eléctrica a la unidad y debe
de encontrarse en un lugar al que el usuario tenga fácil acceso.
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ESPAÑOL FRANCAIS ENGLISH
FCC INFORMATION (For US customers)
1. PRODUCT
This product complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this
product may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this product must accept any interference received, including
interference that may cause undesired operation.
nNOTE ON USE / OBSERVATIONS RELATIVES A L’UTILISATION /
NOTAS SOBRE EL USO
2. IMPORTANT NOTICE: DO NOT MODIFY THIS PRODUCT
This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements.
Modification not expressly approved by DENON may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product.
3. NOTE
This product 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 product 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 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 equipment and receiver.
•Connect the product into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
•Consult the local retailer authorized to distribute this type of product or an experienced radio/TV technician for
help.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
• Avoid high temperatures.
Allow for sufficient heat dispersion when
installed in a rack.
• Eviter des températures élevées.
Tenir compte d’une dispersion de chaleur
suffisante lors de l’installation sur une
étagère.
• Evite altas temperaturas.
Permite la suficiente dispersión del calor
cuando está instalado en la consola.
• Do not let foreign objects into the unit.
• Ne pas laisser des objets étrangers dans
• Keep the unit free from moisture, water,
l’appareil.
and dust.
• No deje objetos extraños dentro del
• Protéger l’appareil contre l’humidité, l’eau
equipo.
et la poussière.
• Mantenga el equipo libre de humedad,
agua y polvo.
• Do not let insecticides, benzene, and
thinner come in contact with the unit.
•
Ne pas mettre en contact des insecticides,
• Unplug the power cord when not using the
du benzène et un diluant avec l’appareil.
unit for long periods of time.
• Débrancher le cordon d’alimentation • No permita el contacto de insecticidas,
gasolina y diluyentes con el equipo.
lorsque l’appareil n’est pas utilisé pendant
de longues périodes.
• Desconecte el cordón de energía cuando
no utilice el equipo por mucho tiempo.
• Handle the power cord carefully.
Hold the plug when unplugging the cord.
• Manipuler le cordon d’alimentation avec
précaution.
Tenir la prise lors du débranchement du
cordon.
* (For apparatuses with ventilation holes)
• Maneje el cordón de energía con cuidado.
Sostenga el enchufe cuando desconecte el
cordón de energía.
• Do not obstruct the ventilation holes.
• Ne pas obstruer les trous d’aération.
• No obstruya los orificios de ventilación.
• Never disassemble or modify the unit in
any way.
• Ne jamais démonter ou modifier l’appareil
d’une manière ou d’une autre.
• Nunca desarme o modifique el equipo de
ninguna manera.
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Getting Started Connections
Contents
Operation
Getting Started
Accessories·····················································································1
Cautions on handling·····································································1
Cautions on installation································································1
About the remote control unit······················································2
Inserting the batteries···································································2
Operating range of the remote control unit···································2
Part names and functions·····························································3
Front panel·····················································································3
Display···························································································3
Rear panel······················································································3
Remote control unit·······································································4
Troubleshooting
Specifications
Connections
Cable indications············································································5
Speaker connections·····································································5
Connecting the speaker cables·················································5, 6
Connecting the antenna terminals···············································6
Connecting a CD player·································································7
Connecting a turntable··································································7
Connecting an iPod®·····································································7
Connecting a tape deck, CD recorder or MD recorder················7
Connecting the power cord··························································8
Operation
Turning the power on····································································9
Conducting playback·····································································9
Adjusting the tone·········································································9
Playing with higher quality sound (Pure Direct mode)···················9
Recording······················································································10
Tuning in radio broadcasts ························································10
Presetting······················································································10
Giving a name to the currently tuned in broadcast
station and presetting it·······························································10
Presetting broadcast stations automatically (Auto preset)··········11
Listening to preset broadcast stations·········································11
iPod® playback·············································································11
Cautions on handling
•Before turning the power switch on
Check once again that all connections are correct and that there are
no problems with the connection cables.
Getting Started
Thank you for purchasing this DENON product. To ensure proper
operation, please read this owner’s manual carefully before using the
product.
After reading them, be sure to keep them for future reference.
Accessories
Check that the following parts are supplied with the product.
qOwner’s Manual............................................................. ..........1
wWarranty (for North America model only)....................... ..........1
eService station list.......................................................... ..........1
rPower cord (Cord length: Approx. 6.5 ft / 2 m) ....................... 1
tRemote control (RC-1060)........................................................ 1
yR03/AAA batteries.................................................................... 2
uAM loop antenna...................................................................... 1
iFM indoor antenna................................................................... 1
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•Power is supplied to some of the circuitry even when the unit is
set to the standby mode. When traveling or leaving home for long
periods of time, be sure to unplug the power cord from the power
outlet.
•Cautions on using mobile phones
Using a mobile phone near this unit may result in noise. If so, move
the mobile phone away from this unit when it is in use.
•Moving the unit
Turn off the power and unplug the power cord from the power
outlet.
Next, disconnect the connection cables to other system units before
moving the unit.
•Note that the illustrations in these instructions may differ from the
actual unit for explanation purposes.
Cautions on installation
Note:
For proper heat dispersal, do not install this unit in a confined
space, such as a bookcase or similar enclosure.
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Wall
Troubleshooting···········································································12
Specifications···············································································13
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The included remote control unit (RC-1060) can be used to control the
DENON DCD-CX3 Super Audio CD player in addition to the DRA-CX3
(vpage 4).
Inserting the batteries
•Point the remote control unit at the remote sensor when operating
it.
•The remote control unit can be used from a distance of up to about
23 feet / 7 meters, at a horizontal angle of up to 30° with respect to
the sensor.
w Set two R03/AAA batteries in
the battery compartment in
the indicated direction.
Operation
q Remove the remote control
unit’s rear cover.
Operating range of the remote control
unit
Getting Started Connections
About the remote control unit
Troubleshooting
30°
30°
Approx. 23 feet / 7 m
Specifications
e Put the rear cover back on.
NOTE
•Replace the batteries with new ones if the set does not operate
even when the remote control unit is operated close to the unit. (The
supplied batteries are only for verifying operation.)
•When inserting the batteries, be sure to do so in the proper direction,
following the “q” and “w” marks in the battery compartment.
•To prevent damage or leakage of battery fluid:
•Do not use a new battery together with an old one.
•Do not use two different types of batteries.
•Do not attempt to charge dry batteries.
•Do not short-circuit, disassemble, heat or dispose of batteries in
flames.
•If the battery fluid should leak, carefully wipe the fluid off the inside
of the battery compartment and insert new batteries.
•Remove the batteries from the remote control unit if it will not be in
use for long periods.
NOTE
The set may function improperly or the remote control unit may not
operate if the remote control sensor is exposed to direct sunlight,
strong artificial light from an inverter type fluorescent lamp or infrared
light.
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Getting Started Connections
Part names and functions
Display
For buttons not explained here, see the page indicated in parentheses ( ).
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Front panel
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Operation
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Troubleshooting
qInformation display······························ (9 ~ 11)
Specifications
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qPower switch
(h ON/STANDBY j OFF)·························· (9)
wPower indicator············································ (9)
eRemote control sensor································ (2)
rHeadphones jack (PHONES)
When headphones are plugged in, the sound
can only be heard from the headphones.
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tVOLUME control knob································· (9)
y Display
uPRESET buttons········································· (10)
iFUNCTION button································ (9 ~ 11)
oCD button················································ (9, 10)
w Tuner reception mode indicators······· (9 ~ 11)
Various information is displayed here, depending
on the operation mode.
Rear panel
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NOTE
Be careful not to set the volume too high when
using headphones.
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qInput terminals············································· (7)
wRecording output terminals························ (7)
eDOCK CONTROL jack··································· (7)
rSpeaker terminals···································· (5, 6)
tAC outlet······················································· (8)
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yAC inlet·························································· (8)
uANTENNA terminals···································· (6)
iSIGNAL GND terminal································· (7)
oCARTRIDGE selection switch······················ (7)
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Getting Started Connections
Remote control unit
The operations of the remote control unit’s buttons depend on the function that is currently set.
Amplifier operating
buttons
Tuner operating
buttons
POWER
EDIT button······················(10)
POWER button·················· (9)
MODE
iPod
MENU /
SET
CH
TONE
Volume control buttons
(+, –)··································· (9)
TU
ENTER
TU
CLEAR
CH
BAND
CD
TUNER
PHONO
LINE 1 /
iPod
LINE 2
LINE 3
MODE
MENU/SET button··········(11)
Tuning buttons
(TU +, –)····························(10)
Skip buttons (8, 9)
Search buttons (6, 7)
Channel buttons
(CH +, –)····························(10)
Stop button (2)
BAND button····················(10)
EDIT
Play/Pause button (1/3)
CLEAR button··················(10)
ENTER button··················(10)
iPod
TIME button
PURE DIRECT button
DIMMER button
MENU /
SET
CH
TONE
TU
ENTER
TU
CLEAR
CH
BAND
CD
TUNER
PHONO
LINE 1 /
iPod
LINE 2
LINE 3
PURE DIRECT button········ (9)
DIMMER button
Switches the brightness of
the display.
bThe brightness of the DCDCX3’s display changes
together with the brightness
of the DRA-CX3’s display.
TIME
PURE
DIRECT
MUTE
DIMMER
TIME
PURE
DIRECT
MUTE
DIMMER
Bright
Dark
Display off
Play button (1)
bProvides the same
operation as the 1 3
button on the iPod.
Pause button (3)
MODE button
Switches between the browse
mode and remote mode. In
the browse mode, it switches
the display.
Skip/Search buttons
(8, 9)
bProvide the same operation
as the 8 or 9 buttons
on the iPod.
Specifications
MUTE button
Mutes the sound.
EDIT
POWER button
Troubleshooting
Function buttons
(CD,TUNER, PHONO, LINE1/
iPod, LINE2, LINE3)
b“LINE1/iPod” switches
to the iPod input when a
Control Dock for iPod is
connected.
iPod controls
POWER
Operation
TONE button····················· (9)
CD player controls
MENU/SET button
Switches to the menu display.
bProvides the same
operation as the MENU
button on the iPod.
Cursor buttons
(TU+ (Up), TU– (Down), CH+
(Right), CH– (Left))
bProvide the same operation
as the Click Wheel of the
iPod.
ENTER button
bProvides the same
operation as the Center
button of the iPod.
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•The POWER, PURE DIRECT and DIMMER buttons function for the DENON DCD-CX3 Super Audio CD
player as well, so the DCD-CX3 can be operated simultaneously with the DRA-CX3. When the two units
have different settings, press and hold in the button for at least 2 seconds to reset them both to the
default setting, then make the desired setting.
•The default settings are “on” for the power, “bright” for the dimmer and “off” for the pure direct mode.
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•Use the separately sold Control Dock for iPod (ASD-1R, sold separately) to connect an iPod to the DRACX3 (vpage 7).
•iPod playback modes include the browse mode and the remote mode. See “iPod® playback” (vpage
11) for details.
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Getting Started Connections
Speaker connections
Connections
Speakers
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3
NOTE
Operation
•Do not plug in the power cord until all connections have been completed.
•When making connections, also refer to the operating instructions of the other components.
•Be sure to connect the left and right channels properly (left with left, right with right).
•Do not bundle power cords together with connection cables. Doing so can result in humming or noise.
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Cable indications
Troubleshooting
Connect using the connection cables shown below.
Audio cables
Signal direction
Audio signal:
Analog connections (Stereo)
Specifications
L
L
R
R
Output
Input
Connecting the speaker cables
RCA pin-plug cable
Speaker connections
Input
Output
Carefully check the left (L) and right (R) channels and + (red) and – (black) polarities on the speakers being
connected to the DRA-CX3, and be sure to interconnect the channels and polarities correctly.
1
Peel off about 0.03 ft / 10 mm of sheathing from the tip of the speaker
cable, then either twist the core wire tightly or terminate it.
Speaker cables
2
3
Turn the speaker terminal counterclockwise to loosen it.
Insert the speaker cable’s core wire to the hilt into the speaker
4
terminal.
Turn the speaker terminal clockwise to tighten it.
When using a banana plug
Tighten the speaker terminal firmly before inserting the banana plug.
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Connect to the AM
antenna terminals.
Remove the vinyl tie and take
out the connection line.
Protection circuit
a.With the antenna on top of
any stable surface.
Operation
Mount
Installation hole Mount on wall, etc.
Connection of AM antennas
1.Push the
lever.
Connecting the antenna terminals
Direction of broadcasting station
3.Return the
lever.
NOTE
•Do not connect two FM antennas simultaneously.
•Even if an AM outdoor antenna is used, do not
disconnect the AM loop antenna.
•It is not possible to receive AM broadcasts with
good quality if the AM loop antenna is near
something metallic.
AM loop antenna
(Supplied)
FM outdoor antenna
Note to CATV system installer:
This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer’s attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC
which 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.
FM antenna
(Supplied)
Black
Specifications
An F-type FM antenna can be connected directly.
2.Insert the
conductor.
b.With the antenna attached
to a wall.
Troubleshooting
When using speakers with an impedance below the designated value (for example 3 Ω/ohms), playing
for long periods of time with the volume high can cause the temperature to rise, activating the protection
circuit.
When this circuit is activated, the output to the speakers is cut off and the power indicator blinks. If this
happens, unplug the power cord, wait for the set to cool off and improve ventilation around the unit. Also
check the wiring of the input cables and the speaker cables. After doing this, plug the power cord back in
and turn the unit’s power back on.
If the protection circuit is activated again even though there are no problems with the wiring or the
ventilation around the unit, switch off the power and contact a DENON service center.
Bend in the reverse direction.
Getting Started Connections
AM loop antenna assembly
NOTE
•Use speakers with an impedance of 4 to 16 Ω/ohms.
•When making connections, take care that none of the strands in the speaker cable come in contact with
adjacent terminals, other speaker cable strands, or with the rear panel and screws.
NEVER touch the speaker terminals when the power is on. Doing so can result in electric shocks.
White
75 Ω/ohms
coaxial cable
Ground
AM outdoor antenna
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Getting Started Connections
Connecting an iPod®
Connecting a CD player
iPod
J1PE
CD player
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R
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Operation
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Troubleshooting
Connecting a turntable
Turntable
Specifications
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R
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•If connecting the turntable ground wire causes noise, disconnect it.
For instructions on connecting the turntable ground wire, refer to the operating instructions included with
the turntable.
•Set the CARTRIDGE selection switch to “MM” or “MC” according to the cartridge being used.
L
L
R
R
System cable
(Included with the Control Dock for iPod)
•Use the separately sold Control Dock for iPod (ASD-1R) to connect an iPod to the DRA-CX3.
•When using a Control Dock for iPod (ASD-1R), the communications mode selection switch must be set.
For details, refer to the operating instructions of the Control Dock for iPod.
•When connecting the exclusive Control Dock for iPod (ASD-1R, sold separately), connect the Control
Dock for iPod with the system cable included with the dock.
•When the Control Dock for iPod is connected, the function indicator switches from “LINE1” to “iPod”.
Connecting a tape deck, CD recorder or MD recorder
Tape deck /
CD recorder /
MD recorder
NOTE
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•If a turntable is not connected to the PHONO input terminals, do not select PHONO since this can cause
humming and noise, especially if the volume is turned up high.
When not connecting a turntable, leave the included short-circuiting pin plugged in.
•The DRA-CX3’s SIGNAL GND terminal ( ) is not a safety ground.
L
L
R
R
L
L
R
R
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Connecting the power cord
AC outlet (wall)
AC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power cord
(supplied)
Operation
AC OUTLET
Troubleshooting
SWITCHED (total capacity – 120 W (1 A))
The power turns on and off together with the
power switch on the main unit, but not with the
power switch on the remote control unit. Power
is supplied to the AC outlet when the DRA-CX3 is
in standby. NEVER connect devices with a power
consumption of 120 W (1 A) or greater.
Specifications
NOTE
•Insert the plugs securely. Incomplete connections will result in the generation of noise.
•Connect the power cord from one of the components connected to the DRA-CX3 into the DRA-CX3’s AC
outlet on the rear panel. Do not use this outlet for hairdryers or other non-audio devices.
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FUNCTION
3 Adjust the VOLUME.
Operation
bThe volume can be adjusted within the range 0 to −90 dB to −∞.
When set to −∞, the display reads “- -.- dB”.
Turning the power on
Adjusting the tone
Press <ON/STANDBY / OFF>.
Operation
<ON/STANDBY / OFF>
VOLUME
<CD>
<PRESET>
bWhen the power is turned on, the function that was being used
when the power was last turned off is selected (Last function
memory).
[TONE] to select the tone parameter to be
1 Press
adjusted.
BASS
TREBLE
Troubleshooting
nSetting the power to the standby mode:
Press [POWER].
POWER
[POWER]
nCanceling the standby mode:
Press [POWER] again.
MODE
iPod
Specifications
[TUNING]
[ENTER]
[CHANNEL]
[TONE]
[TUNING]
FUNCTION
MENU /
SET
CH
TONE
EDIT
TU
ENTER
TU
CLEAR
CH
BAND
CD
TUNER
PHONO
LINE 1 /
iPod
LINE 2
LINE 3
[EDIT]
[CLEAR]
[CHANNEL]
[BAND]
Press <ON/STANDBY / OFF>.
VOLUME
PURE
DIRECT
MUTE
DIMMER
1
TUNER
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About the button names in these explanations
< > : Buttons on the main unit
[
] : Buttons on the remote control unit
Button name only:
Buttons on the main unit and remote control unit
PHONO
LINE3
Adjusts the treble sound.
Playing with higher quality sound
(Pure Direct mode)
Press FUNCTION to select the input function.
CD
TREBLE:
Standby∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙ Orange
[TUNER]
[PURE DIRECT]
Adjusts the bass sound.
the bass or treble level or the balance is
2 When
displayed, adjust pressing [CHANNEL].
Conducting playback
TIME
BASS:
BALANCE:Adjusts the left/right volume balance.
nTurning the power off:
Power indicator
Power on∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙∙ Red
BALANCE
INPUT
>
LINE1 (iPod)
LINE2
b The function can be switched directly to “TUNER” by pressing
<PRESET>, to “CD” by pressing <CD>.
zThe “iPod” indicator is displayed when a Control Dock for iPod is
connected. (“NO iPod” is displayed if no iPod is connected to the
Control Dock for iPod.)
2
Start playback on the selected component.
Press [PURE DIRECT] .
The display is turned off.
bThe audio signals do not pass through the tone adjustment
circuitry, so highly pure sound is played.
nCanceling the Pure Direct mode:
Press [PURE DIRECT] again.
When in the pure direct mode, the tone is set to “flat” and the balance
to “center”. The tone and balance cannot be adjusted when this mode
is selected.
b For instructions on operating, see the operating instructions of
the connected component.
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Tuning in radio broadcasts
Press FUNCTION to select the input function.
CD
TUNER
PHONO
LINE3
>
LINE1 (iPod)
LINE2
bFor instructions on operating, see the operating instructions of
the connected component.
Start playback on the player.
b For instructions on operating, see the operating instructions of
the connected component.
•The LINE3 input signal is not output to the recording output terminal
(REC).
•Adjusting the volume or tone does not affect the sound being
recorded.
The reception frequency is displayed.
2 Press [BAND] to select the reception band.
FM AUTO
3
FM MONO
AM
Press [TUNING] to select the reception frequency.
The “TUNED” indicator lights when a station is tuned in.
nFM station reception conditions
• When the reception band mode is set to “FM AUTO”, the “ST”
indicator lights when a stereo broadcast is tuned in.
• If the signal is weak and the stereo broadcast reception is not
stable, set the reception mode to “FM MONO”. The “MONO”
indicator lights.
nAuto tuning
Giving a name to the currently tuned in
broadcast station and presetting it
•A total of 40 FM and AM broadcast stations combined can be
preset.
•Preset stations can be given names of up to 8 characters.
1
Tune in the broadcast station.
The reception frequency is displayed.
2 Press [EDIT].
The name input mode is set.
3
Press [CHANNEL] to select the desired character.
bUp to 8 characters can be input for each preset.
The characters that can be input are as shown below.
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
0123456789
^ ’ ( ) * + , – . / = (space)
Press and hold in <PRESET> or [TUNING] to search for and tune in
the next stereo broadcast automatically.
Stations cannot be tuned in if the signal is too weak.
nCanceling auto tuning
Press <PRESET> or [TUNING].
nManual tuning
The frequency changes one step at a time each time [TUNING] is
pressed.
bPress [TUNING] to move the cursor.
bPress [CLEAR] to delete characters.
4 Press [ENTER].
The name input mode is set.
5
Press
Noise may be produced in the sound when receiving AM broadcasts if
there is e.g. a TV nearby. If so, move the DRA-CX3 and TV as far apart
as possible.
Specifications
3
[TUNER] , <PRESET> or <FUNCTION> to select
“TUNER”.
Troubleshooting
2 Set the recorder to the recording mode.
Press
Operation
b The function can be switched directly to “TUNER” by pressing
<PRESET>, to “CD” by pressing <CD>.
zThe “iPod” indicator is displayed when a Control Dock for iPod is
connected. (“NO iPod” is displayed if no iPod is connected to the
Control Dock for iPod.)
1
Presetting
Getting Started Connections
Recording
[CHANNEL] to select the preset number, then
press [ENTER].
The reception frequency and reception mode are preset.
nTo change the name of a preset station:
qCall out the preset name to be changed, then press [EDIT].
wPerform steps 3, 4 under “Giving a name to the currently tuned
in broadcast station and presetting it”.
nTo only preset the station:
qPress [ENTER] while the station is tuned in.
wPerform step 5 under “Giving a name to the currently tuned in
broadcast station and presetting it”.
NOTE
If a station is preset at a number where a station has already been
preset, the old setting is deleted and replaced with the new setting.
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<FUNCTION>
Presetting broadcast stations automatically
(Auto preset)
1
Press
[TUNER] , <PRESET> or <FUNCTION> to select
“TUNER”.
The reception frequency is displayed.
2
3 Press [MENU/SET].
Press and hold [MENU/SET].
“A. PRESET” is displayed.
Operation
<PRESET>
Broadcast stations are preset automatically.
Troubleshooting
POWER
[iPod 1]
Specifications
[MENU/SET]
[CHANNEL]
MODE
iPod
MENU /
SET
CH
TONE
[LINE1/iPod]
[MODE]
EDIT
TU
ENTER
TU
CLEAR
CH
[CHANNEL]
•Broadcast stations whose signals are too weak cannot be preset
automatically. To preset them, tune them in manually, then follow
the operation described at “Giving a name to the currently tuned in
broadcast station and presetting it”.
•Once auto presetting starts, it cannot be stopped before it is
completed. (It takes about 60 seconds for auto presetting to be
completed.)
BAND
CD
TUNER
PHONO
LINE 1 /
iPod
LINE 2
LINE 3
[TUNER]
Listening to preset broadcast stations
Select the preset number by pressing <PRESET> or
[CHANNEL].
TIME
PURE
DIRECT
MUTE
DIMMER
iPod® playback
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About the button names in these explanations
< > : Buttons on the main unit
[
] : Buttons on the remote control unit
Button name only:
Buttons on the main unit and remote control unit
The music on an iPod can be played by using the Control Dock for iPod
(ASD-1R, sold separately).
The iPod can be controlled using the buttons on the main unit and the
remote control unit.
the DRA-CX3 and iPod using the Control
1 Connect
Dock for iPod (ASD-1R) (vpage 7).
[LINE1/iPod] or <FUNCTION> to select
2 Press
“LINE1”.
The display switches from “LINE1” to “iPod”.
[MODE] for 2 seconds or more to select the play
3 Press
mode.
Browse
Remote
Browse:
Displays menu or track information on the display of the main unit.
(“DENON” is displayed on the iPod display.)
Remote:
Displays menu or track information on the iPod display.
(“iPod” is displayed on the display of the main unit.)
bSelect the remote mode to enjoy iPod video information such as
slide shows and videos.
4 Press [iPod 1].
bWhen pressed again, the pause mode is set.
For remote control unit buttons that can be used when the function is
set to “iPod”, see page 4.
NOTE
•DENON will accept no responsibility whatsoever for possible loss of
iPod data when using an iPod connected to the DRA-CX3.
•Depending on the type of iPod and the software version, some
functions may not operate.
iPod is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the
U.S. and other countries.
bThe iPod may only be used to copy or play contents that are not
copyrighted or contents for which copying or playback is legally
permitted for your private use as an individual. Be sure to comply
with applicable copyright legislation.
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Troubleshooting
Symptom
Cause
Measures
Page
The power
indicator lights
but no sound is
produced.
•The speaker cables are not •Connect securely.
properly connected.
•The function (input) is incorrect. •Switch to the correct function
(input).
•The volume is set too low.
•Adjust the volume to an
appropriate level.
5
•The speaker cables are not •Connect securely.
properly connected.
•The input cables are not properly •Connect securely.
connected.
•The left/right balance is off.
•Adjust the left/right balance.
5
No sound is
produced from
one side.
remedy
8
9
9
–
6
Humming noise
is heard in AM
broadcasts.
•There is interference
current in power cords.
6
When playing
records, a wailing
noise (howling) is
produced when
the volume is
raised.
•The player and speakers are too •Move the player and speakers as
close together.
far apart as possible.
•The floor is soft and vibrates •Use cushions or spikes to absorb
easily.
the vibrations of the speakers
being conveyed from the floor.
7
Remote control
unit does not
operate.
•The batteries are flat.
•The remote control unit is too far
away.
•There is an obstacle between the
main unit and the remote control
unit.
•The remote control unit is being
operated at an angle of over 30°
with respect to the front panel.
•The batteries are inserted in the
wrong direction.
•Replace with new batteries.
•Operate from closer to the main
unit.
•Remove the obstacle.
2
2
•Operate the remote control unit
from directly in front of the main
unit.
•Insert the batteries in the proper
direction.
2
from •Connect an outdoor antenna.
6
–
2
Specifications
•The power cord’s plug is not fully •Check the insertion of the
plugged in.
power cord plug and connected
securely.
Page
Troubleshooting
When the power
is turned on, the
power indicator
does not light
and no sound is
produced.
Measures
Operation
If a problem should arise, first check the following:
1. Are the connections correct ?
2. Is the set being operated as described in the operating instructions ?
3. Are the other components operating properly ?
If this unit does not operate properly, check the items listed in the table below. Should the problem persist,
there may be a malfunction.
In this case, disconnect the power immediately and contact your store of purchase.
Cause
Getting Started Connections
Symptom
Hissing or buzzing •Noise interference from a •Turn off the monitor.
noise is heard in
nearby monitor, etc., or there •Change the position or direction
AM broadcasts.
is interference in the broadcast of the AM loop antenna.
signal.
•Connect an outdoor antenna.
2
6, 7
9
For stereo
sources, the
positions of the
instruments are
inverted.
•The connections of the speaker •Check
and
cables or input cables are connections.
inverted.
the
5
Buzzing noise in
FM broadcasts.
•The antenna cable is not properly •Connect the antenna properly.
connected.
•Noise interference from a nearby •Reposition the equipment or the
electronic device equipped with positions or directions of the
a microprocessor, or the radio connection cables, antenna, etc.
broadcast signal is weak.
•Connect an outdoor antenna.
6
6
6
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Specifications
nReceiver section
Operation
Troubleshooting
Specifications
Rated output:
High frequency distortion:
Output terminals:
Equalizer amplifier output
(REC OUT terminals):
Input sensitivity /
Input impedance:
RIAA deviation:
Reception frequency range:
Reception sensitivity:
FM channel separation:
FM S/N ratio:
FM harmonic distortion:
nRemote control unit (RC-1060)
2-channel driving (CD
SP OUT)
75 W + 75 W (8 Ω/ohms, DIN, 1 kHz, T.H.D. 0.7 %)
150 W + 150 W (4 Ω/ohms, DIN, 1 kHz, T.H.D. 0.7 %)
0.05 % (Rated output: –3 dB), 8 Ω/ohms, 1 kHz
Speaker 4 ~ 16 Ω/ohms
Suited for headphones/stereo headphones
Remote control method:
Batteries:
Maximum external dimensions:
Weight:
Infrared pulse method
R03/AAA Type (two batteries)
44 (W) x 233 (H) x 22 (D) mm ( 1-3/4” x 9-3/16” x 7/8” )
165 g (Approx 5.8 oz) (including batteries)
* For purposes of improvement, specifications and design are subject to change without notice.
Rated output : 150 mV
PHONO (MM) : 2.5 mV / 47 kΩ/kohms
PHONO (MC) : 0.2 mV / 100 Ω/ohms
CD, LINE1, LINE2, LINE3 : 130 mV / 47 kΩ/kohms
PHONO (MM) : 20 Hz ~ 20 kHz ±0.5 dB
PHONO (MC) : 30 Hz ~ 20 kHz ±0.5 dB
FM : 87.5 MHz ~ 107.9 MHz
AM : 520 kHz ~ 1710 kHz
FM : 1.5 µV / 75 Ω/ohms AM : 20 µV
35 dB (1 kHz)
Monaural : 74 dB
Stereo : 70 dB
Monaural : 0.3 % Stereo : 0.4 %
nProperties
S/N ratio:
(A-weighted network)
Tone control:
Frequency response:
PHONO (MM) : 84 dB
(With input terminals short-circuited, 5 mV input signal)
PHONO (MC) : 70 dB
(With input terminals short-circuited, 0.5 mV input signal)
CD, LINE1, LINE2, LINE3 :95 dB (input terminals short-circuited)
BASS : 100 Hz ± 8 dB
TREBLE :10 kHz ± 8 dB
5 Hz ~ 40 kHz (+0.5 dB, –3 dB) (INPUT : CD, PURE DIRECT: ON)
nGeneral
Power outlet: Power supply:
Power consumption: Maximum external dimensions: Weight:
1 switched outlet, total capacity 120 W (1 A)
AC 120 V, 60 Hz
100 W
Standby: 0.5 W or less
300 (W) x 80 (H) x 341 (D) mm (11-13/16” x 3-3/16” x 13-7/16”)
5.5 kg (12 lbs 2 oz)
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