MINI HI-FI AUDIO SYSTEM
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODELS: FFH-2020A/AX/L/S/AD
FE-2020E
FFH-3030A/AX/L/S/AD
FE-3030E
Please read this manual
carefully
before
operating your
unit.
Retain it for future reference.
Designs
without
and
specifications are subject
notice for improvement.
to
change
BZ03
P/N:3828RCD029J
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SAFETY INFORMATION
13
4
GETTING STARTED
13
4
Controls and Connections
Front Panel
14
5
Rear Panel
14
6
Display
14
7
Remote Control
Remote Control
8
Batteries
8
Using
9
Connections
14
14
Operation
14
the Remote Control
15
15
9
External Sources
15
9
15
10
Digital Outputs
Loudspeakers
Headphones
10
Antenna
16
9
10
11
11
16
16
Setting the Clock
Basic Operation
17
Auto Function Select
System
ADVANCED FEATURES
17
Dual Alarms and Timer
17
Alarm and Timer
Recording
Setting
11
Volume
17
To Cancel
11
Tone
17
Alarm and Timer Notes
Adjustment
Adjustments
Check the Timer
Boost
17
11
EQ
18
TROUBLESHOOTING
19
SPECIFICATIONS
(Equalization)
11
Mute
11
Display
11
Demo Mode
Mode
11
FM Stereo/ANR
11
VMAx
12
(AM
Listening
12
Manual
13
13
13
Reduction)
to the Radio
Automatic Tuning
12
Noise
ENJOYING YOUR SYSTEM
12
12
Tuning
Programming Preset Stations
RDS (Radio Data System) Reception
Playing CDs
Basic Operation
Stopping Play
13
Pause
13
Skipping
13
Direct Disc Access
13
13
Removing Discs
Changing Discs During Play
Important Notes
Searching Within a Track
13
Reverse Search
13
Forward Search
13
13
Setting
Discs
Please read this manual
operating your system,
future reference.
carefully
before
and retain it for
the
or
11
12
2
Skipping
Display
Repeating Tracks
Random Play
Programmed Play
Reviewing the Contents of the Play List
Clearing the Programmed Play List
Adding Tracks to a Previously Programmed Play List
Making Changes to the Play List
Using External (Auxiliary) Sources
Playing Tapes
Playback
Tape Counter
Recording Tapes
CD Sync Recording
Recording From Tape to Tape (Dubbing)
Time
14
4
8
Track
Sleep
Timer
read first! Important Safety
Precautions!
MISE EN GARDE
CAUTION
Cet
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
appareil num rique de la classe B respecte toutes
glement sur le mat riel brouilleur de Canada.
les
exigences
de R
AVERTISSEMENT
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
RISQUE DE CHOC ELECTRIQUENE-PAS OUVRIR
ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT REMOVE
COVER(OR BACK).
NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
SERVICE PERSONNEL.
with arrowhead
symbol,
is intended to alert the
within
user
persons.
equilateral triangle is
intended to alert the user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in
the literature accompanying the appliance.
point
within
an
WARNING:
SHOCK, DO NOT
EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
To avoid electrical
shock, do
not open the cabinet. Refer
servicing
to
qualified personnel only.
Use of controls
or
as
practical.
NOTE:
potential to the device.
equipment generates and uses radio frequency energy and
installed and used properly, that is in strict accordance with
This
manufacturer
a Class B computing device in accordance with the
specifications in subparts J of Part 15 of FCC Rules, which are
designed to provide reasonable protection against such interference in
residential installation.
interference will not
does
occur
However, there is
in
particular
a
interference to radio
cause
determined
-
-
the
television
or
no
guarantee that
installation. If this
reception,
equipment
which
can
in this
component
product
exceeding the limit for Class
radiation
equipment
Reorients
or
Increase the
Connect the
relocate the
receiving
antenna.
between the
separation
equipment
into
an
equipment
outlet
on a
and receiver.
circuit different from that to
is
-
it
means
which
Consult the dealer
(FOR
or an
radio/TV technician for
experienced
CUSTOMERS IN THE UNITED
help.
KINGDOM)
WIRING INSTRUCTIONS
capable
of
emitting
1.
This
appliance is supplied with a BS1363 approved 3 amp fused mains
When replacing the fuse always use a 3 amp BS1362 approved
type. Never use this plug with the fuse cover omitted. To obtain a
replacement fuse cover contact your supplying dealer or LG
plug.
CAUTION: INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN
ELECTRONICS U.K.LTD
AND INTERLOCKS DEFEATED. AVOID EXPOSURE TO
If the mains sockets in your home differ, or are not suitable for the
of plug supplied, then the plug should be removed and a suitable
BEAM.
OSYNLIG LASERSTR LNING N R DENNA
DEL R PPNAD STR LEN
ATTENTION: Quand I
R FARLIG.
appareil
est
fitted. Please refer to the
Warning
ouvert,
ne
pas
s
exposer
radiations invisibles du faisceau laser.
on
the interior.
.
wiring
type
type
instructions below:
:
The mains
plug
destroyed.
A mains
mains
This label is located
be
off and on, the user in
to correct the interference by one of more of the
by turning
which the receiver is connected.
EUROPE)
If this product is marked with the CE-symbol,
is conformed to EMC regulation 89/336/EEC.
aux
the
s
the limits for
procedures
in hazardous
THE CUSTOMERS IN
VARNING:
if not
instructions, may cause interference to radio and
television reception. It has been type tested and found to comply with
-
of
adjustments or performance
specified herein may result
radiation exposure.
Laser
of cable entry
point
encouraged to try
following measures:
CAUTION
other than those
close to the
as
The interference
a
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OF ELECTRIC
(FOR
building,
to the
to constitute a risk of electric shock to
The exclamation
for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable
ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the
an
presence of uninsulated dangerous voltage within the
product s enclosure that may be of sufficient
magnitude
AMERICA)
Note to CATV system Installer:
This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer s
attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC that provides guidelines
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
Explanation Graphical Symbols:
The lightning flash
equilateral triangle
CUSTOMERS IN THE UNITED STATES OF
(FOR
severed from the mains lead of this
plug
appliance must be
engaged in a
with bared wires is hazardous if
output line socket.
IMPORTANT
This
Compact
Disc
player
CLASS 1
LASER PRODUCT
KLASSE 1
LASER PRODUKT
LASER
LUOKAN 1
LASER LAITE
The
KLASS 1
LASER APPARAT
PRODUCT label is located
CLASSE 1
PRODUIT LASER
is classified
on
as a
CLASS 1
The wires in this mains lead
following
product.
CLASS
1
LASER
the exterior.
are
coloured in accordance with the
codes:
Blue
:
Neutral
Brown
:
Live
As the colour of the wires in the mains lead of this
correspond with the coloured markings identifying
plug, proceed as follows:
appliance may not
the terminals in your
The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the terminal
(FOR
CUSTOMERS IN
CANADA)
CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC
which is marked with the letter N
DO NOT USE THIS
SHOCK,
(POLARIZED) PLUG WITH AN EXTENSION CORD, RECEPTACLE,
which is marked with the letter L
OR OTHER OUTLET UNLESS THE BLADES CAN BE FULLY
If
INSERTED TO PREVENT BLADE EXPOSURE.
This class B
digital apparatus meets all requirements
Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations.
of the Canadian
WARNING:
SHOCK HAZARD
-
DO NOT OPEN
or
coloured black.
The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the terminal
or
coloured red.
13 amp BS1363 plug or any other type of plug is used, 3 amp
BS1362 approved fuse must be fitted either in the plug or at the
a
distribution board.
Warning
:
Do not connect either wire to the earth
with the earth
symbol
or
pin,
coloured green
marked with the letter E
or
green and
or
yellow.
MISE EN GARDE:
Pour viter les chocs
avec une
rallonge,
pas y ins
rer
lectriques, n utilisez pas cette fiche (polaris e)
ceptacle ou une autre prise si vous ne pouvez
un r
les broches
fond.
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GETTING STARTED
Controls and Connections
Front Panel
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Power button
Clock button
Alarm 1 button
Alarm 2 button
Set button
Tune
Down/Up (AM/FM),
(Tape),
Skip/Search (CD) button
Fast Forward/Rewind
4
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¶ Display
? CD Tray
ª Remote Sensor
' CD Tray Open/Close button
G Volume knob
¤ Tape A/B Select button
? Aux 1/2 Select button
button
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‡
°
Boost button
EQ Select button
Counter Reset button
FM Stereo/ANR
(AM Noise
Reduction) button
・ Tape Deck B Eject
a Tape Deck B (Rec/Play) Door
b CD/Tuner Program button
GETTING STARTED
Controls and Connections
c
Preset Up/Forward Play
(Tape)/Play (CD) button
d Record/Pause (Tape) button
e Aux 1/MP3 Input jacks
f Optical Digital Output jack
k
g
CD Control Buttons:
Preset Down/
Reverse
Play (Tape)
button
h Play Mode/Demo button
i Hi-Speed (Tape to Tape)
Dubbing button
j Tape Deck A (Play)
31
32
Normal
Speed (Tape to Tape)
Dubbing button
Tape Deck A Eject
Headphones jack
33
Disc 1 button: Disc Direct
34
Disc 2 button: Disc Direct
35
Disc 3 button: Disc Direct
36
Disc
Door
Skip
Play
Play
Play
button
37
Random button
38
Time button
39
CD
40
CD Pause button
Sync (CD Synchro Dubbing)
41
Tuner/Band
42
CD Function button
43
Stop/Reset (Tape, CD,
(AM/FM)
button
button
Tuner
Presets)
button
button
button
button
Rear Panel
option
44
45
46
(FFH-3030 Only)
47
48
49
50
51
44
45
46
Antenna terminals
47
Aux 2 Input jacks
Tweeter/Midrange Speaker Output
jacks (Model FFH-3030 only)
48
49
Coaxial
Digital Output jack
Subwoofer Output jack
Speaker Terminals (Model FFH-2020)/
Speaker Woofer Section terminals
(Model FFH-3030)
50
Power Cord
51
Voltage Selector
(Optional)
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GETTING STARTED
Controls and Connections
Display
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6
Volume Level
Disc Number indicators
Information
Display for Level,
Function, Clock, Frequency, Tape
Counter, CD Time, Programmed
Play List
CD Track Numbers Remaining
CD Play Over indicator
CD Sync Recording indicator
CD Play/Pause indicator
Tape Direction indicators
Record indicator
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29
28
j Rewind indicator
k Play Mode indicators
(Used only for Deck B)
l Hi-Speed Dubbing indicator
m Fast Forward indicator
n Tape A/B indicator
o CD Program indicator
p CD Repeat indicators
q CD Remaining Time indicator
r Mute indicator
s Sleep indicator
t Super Boost indicator
z
w
x
u
v
w
x
y
z
`
Treble Boost indicator
PowerBassTM indicator
Alarm 1/2 indicator
Timer
Recording indicator
Play indicator
RDS indicator-optional
ANR (AM Noise Reduction)
CD Random
28
FM Stereo indicator
29
FM Mono indicator
30
Memory
31
VMAx
indicator
indicator
indicator
GETTING STARTED
Controls and Connections
Remote Control
1
2
3
4
5
Tape
Power button
Mute button
Tuner/Band button
Tuner Preset ¤/ G buttons
Aux 1/2 button
Functions
6 Stop button
7 Forward Play button ?
8 Record/Record Pause button
9 Fast Forward button ??
) Tape A button
! Tape B button
@ Reverse Play button ?
# Rewind button ??
$ Sleep
I
button
CD/Tuner Functions
% Repeat button
^ Play/Pause button ?
& Reverse Skip or Search (CD)/
Tune Down button ?? ??
* Stop/Clear button
( Forward Skip or Search (CD)/
Tune
Up
button ?? ??
O Program (CD) button
O Disc Skip button (CD)
Display
O
U
U
U
Mode button
VMAx button
EQ Select button
Boost Select button
Volume Control G / ¤ buttons
7
GETTING STARTED
Remote Control
Batteries
Before
using the
Operation
Using
the Remote Control
Control
Range
remote control for the first
time, insert two AAA (UM-4, IEC R03)-type highquality batteries, as shown in the diagrams
below. Be
sure to observe correct battery
polarity (+ and --), as installing the batteries
incorrectly may damage the remote. Do not use
different types of batteries together, and do not
mix old
ones
Open
the
with
new ones.
battery cover
Insert two AAA batteries
AAA
AAA
?
When you are not going to use your System
an extended period of time, such as when
for
you go
on
vacation,
remove
the batteries to
prevent possible electrolyte leakage.
?
After
a
period
control fails to
of time, when the remote
operate accurately
(23 feet, or
distance from the unit
replace
8
the dead batteries with
at maximum
7
meters),
new ones.
The remote control device is
designed for
a
maximum range of 23 feet
(7 meters).
NOTE:
Strong light or obstacles between the
the operation of the remote control.
remote control device and the main unit may interfere with
GETTING STARTED
Connections
External Sources
Two
are
marked AUX 1 and AUX 2
RCA-type jacks
provided. The front input jacks (AUX 1/MP3)
should be used for
MP3
temporary connections, such
(MD) player, video
camera or video game. The rear input jacks
(AUX 2) should be used for longer-term connecas an
player,
tions, such
as a
MiniDisc
VCR or CD Recorder.
Speakers and electronics have corresponding (+)
and (--) terminals. LG has used red to denote the
(+) terminal and speaker wire, and black for the
(--) terminal and speaker wire. It is important to
connect both speakers identically: (+) on the
speaker to (+) on the main unit, and (--) on the
speaker to (--) on the main unit. Wiring "out of
phase" results in thin sound, weak bass and a
poor stereo
Front
image.(FFH-2020)
Insert the bare end of the red
DIGITAL OUT
into the red
right speaker
L-AUX1/ MP3-R
DIGITAL OUT
R
end of the black
L
into the black
Optical-fiber
is marked R
cable
(--)
(--) terminal
49
on
Follow the
.
the terminals
marked L
DIGITAL
AUDIO OUT
49
and terminals
marked L
on
Digital Outputs
Coaxial
rear
digital inputs
Output
should be used for
R
SUBWOOFER
procedure
speaker to
(Optional)
L
Left
Right
are
R
.
Subwoofer
Connector 2
or
Figure
The FFH-2020 and FFH-3030 both feature
Output jack 48 that
unit powered subwoofer
Subwoofer
Red
Left
Speaker
subwoofer
(FFH-3030)
In order to
clarity,
provide superior
use a
different
method of connection for the tweeter and
sections. For proper performance, be
to connect all three wires from each speak-
Loudspeakers
to turn Power
the
¡1
off before
con-
loudspeakers.
In these instructions, the
"right speaker" and
speaker" refer to the speakers as viewed
from the listening position.
sure
er as
dramatically extends
and
improves
or as a
future
upgrade. Using
a
single
connect the subwoofer
midrange
the Optical Digital Output, remove the
protection cap from the connector and
firmly connect an optical digital cable (not
supplied) so that the shapes of both the cable
and the connector match. Keep the dust
protection cap in a safe place, and always
re-attach the cap when not using the connector
to prevent dust from entering the connector.
a
be used
your system's bass response, and is highly recommended either at the time of initial purchase
definition and
the FE-3030E speakers
can
with any
recommended
by your unit dealer. The addition of a powered
Right Speaker
2
Figure
MP3 encoder. Neither
use
Right speaker
3
Using Your System With an
External Powered Subwoofer
Red
Black
dust
speaker
(Optional)
Black
more
optical
nor coaxial cables are supplied with this product
and, if not included with the connecting unit,
should be purchased separately.
"left
Subwoofer
the main unit that
same
R
permanent hookups, such as a CD recorder, MD
recorder, high-end computer sound card with
necting
speaker
Speaker
panel Optical f and a rear panel
47
Digital Output are provided. The
Optical Digital Output is intended for tem-
sure
.
L
Connector 1
L
porary connection of an MD recorder or any
other portable device that has a digital input.
Be
the back of the main unit that
on
46 49
right speaker
SUBWOOFER
Coaxial
To
procedure to
speaker to the jack
same
the left
on
WOOFER
1
A front
The
Follow the
.
Speaker
the
Left
front
49
is marked R
connect the wires
right speaker
the main unit that
on
wire of the
INPUT
Figure
(--)
(--) terminal
Insert the bare
.
(high frequency)
the main unit that
on
into the black
49
wire of the
output jacks
to connect the wires from the left
MD recorder,
MP3 player etc.
main unit that is marked R
Insert the bare
.
wire of the
(+) wire of the
(+) terminal on the
Main
(+)
49
main unit that is marked R
AUX1/MP3
into the red
end of the black
are
terminal
(+)
Insert the bare end of the red
right speaker
described below:
Insert the
yellow RCA-type plug from the right
speaker
yellow jack on the back of the
main unit that is marked R 46 (Speaker
Connector 1 in Figure 3).
Note: Never insert the yellow plugs
into any equipment other than the
main unit or you may cause damage to the
speakers that is not covered by your
into the
(not included),
or R input
the L
RCA cable
output
to
of the
powered subwoofer (the
use of a Y-cable is not necessary but is OK). Set
the main unit to a normal listening level, and
adjust the level, frequency and phase controls
on the powered subwoofer as directed in the
subwoofer's owner's manual.
warranty.
Never insert any plugs other than the yellow plugs attached to loudspeakers into
the
yellow jacks on the main unit
you will cause damage that is not
by your warranty.
46
or
covered
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GETTING STARTED
Connections (cont.)
Headphones
Connecting headphone
ables the loudspeakers in
vate listening session.
a
32
(3)
3
2. Choose between the 24-hour
AREA
BAND(FM/MW/LW)
display by pressing
dis-
automatically
provide a pri-
MW/LW
order to
antenna
loop
(aerial)
Preset Down
g
display or 12-hour
Up c or the
the Preset
buttons.
For MW/LW
the
reception, connect
loop antenna (aerial) to the
terminal marked MW/LW
3. Press the Set/Station button
Antenna
setting
and
proceed
to the next
∞
to store this
step.
FM external
Important
antenna(aerial)
(not supplied)
FM Antenna Connection
Unless radio
signals
are
antenna is necessary.
MW
/LW
very weak,
no
FM
75W
external
4. Set the hour
the supFM indoor antenna wire to the terminal
plied
marked FM
Simply connect
the back of the unit
on
44
by pressing
the Preset Down
g
the Preset
Up c
or
buttons.
.
2
(4)
BAND[FM/AM(MW)]
AREA
AM Antenna Connection
Connect the
AM
supplied
terminal marked AM
on
loop
For
antenna to the
the back of the unit
44
the
AM(MW) reception, connect
loop antenna (aerial) to the
AM(MW) loop
antenna (aerial)
terminal marked AM
5. Press the Set/Station button
∞.
.
FM external
antenna(aerial)
(not supplied)
For the models for other countries
For the
European
and U.K. model
figure (1), (2).
figure (3), (4).
6. Set the minute
AM
FM
75W
(1)
2
BAND(FM/AM)
75 ohms coaxial cable
AM
loop
(aerial)...
antenna
included
FM indoor
Setting the
example of
clock will
clock will be demonstrated with the
9:25 AM.
AM
Although
Position
it for the
unit will retain the clock
setting
when
you power it down into the Standby mode, the
setting will be lost if the unit is unplugged or the
GND
FM
reception
electrical power is interrupted for more than 10
seconds. In that event, the clock setting will be
(2)
3
BAND(FM/MW/SW)
MW
loop
antenna
FM external
(aerial)
blinking
"---
antenna(aerial)
(not supplied)
When
setting
the time, remember that
is at 12:00 AM and
noon
midnight
is at 12:00 PM.
coaxial cable
reception
1. Press the Clock button
SW
MW
previously set,
for
GND
FM
MW ANTENNA WIRE
TWISTED LINE
FM ANTENNA WIRE
more
TM. (If
the clock
was
press and hold the Clock button
than 1.5
seconds.)
"12:00 AM" will blink in the
Display c,
to
indicate civilian 12-hour time. Press the Preset
Up c or Preset Down g button to display a
blinking "0:00", which denotes 24-hour military
time.
10
a
---".
Position it for the
best
erased, and the unit will display
AREA
(aerial)
FM indoor antenna
SW Antenna
the Preset
Up c
g buttons.
7. Press the Set/Station button
the Clock
Setting
antenna(aerial)
(not supplied)
best
by pressing
the Preset Down
AREA
FM external
antenna(aerial)
or
:
resume
normal
∞,
operation.
and the
GETTING STARTED
Basic
This
Auto Function
Select System
system allows you
by selecting
sources
the
in
new source
to press
a
a
to
automatically switch
single step,
without
input or source select
example, the radio is
VMAx
Adjustments
VMAx is
Boost
function associ-ated with
Each time the Boost button
tone
having
changes
as
PowerBass
fi
is
pressed,
the
proprietary technology that
signal or Dolby Pro Logic -encoded
material using only two loudspeakers. It can
Treble Boost
Super
Boost
used with music and movies to create
enveloping
?
PowerBass: Reinforces low
either the main unit
?
Treble Boost: Reinforces
activate
the unit will
?
Super
automatically switch
to CD
mode,
frequencies
high frequencies
Boost: Reinforces both bass and treble
rather than the tuner.
changer
(You
EQ
can
open the disc tray to change discs without
affecting the tuner operation.) This applies for
following sources and functions:
Using the remote control
fl
Press the EQ button
Press the EQ button
desired sound mode is
? button
4
^
Play/Pause
Tape: Forward ? and Reverse ?
Play buttons 7@
buttons
Play
(DISC 1, 2, 3)
33 34 35
Volume
Adjustment
Turn the Volume knob
the sound level,
or
G
?
?
?
This is
counterclockwise to
warning to lower the volume in
order to prevent possible damage to your loudspeakers. You may also adjust the volume by
pressing the Volume Up or Down buttons U
a
can
be
To Establish
?
it
a
or
the remote
on
O to
deactivate the VMAx mode. The
VMAx indicator
on
the
display
31
will be lit
cur-
fl repeatedly until
the
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JAZZ:
Optimized for orchestral
Optimized for jazz music
music
in front of the imaginary line between the two
speakers, facing the speakers. The speakers
should be facing the same direction, and should
be placed even with each other. If used in a
video application, the speakers should be to the
right and the left of the screen, following all the
other guidelines above. Please note that speakers are not shielded, and if placed too close to
the screen may cause interference and degradation of the picture.
Speaker
Placement
Mute
Remote
(On
Control)
3m
Press the Mute button 2 to mute your unit.
The Mute function silences the unit, which is
convenient for
answering
The Mute indicator
play.
to
the
telephone,
etc.
r
will appear on the disPress the Mute button 2 a second time
resume
normal
Speaker
play.
Display
Placement in
a
Video
Application
Mode
Remote
(On
Control)
enjoyment, your system offers a
spectrum lighting display that "dances" in time
3m
For your visual
to the music. You
select different
can
displays by repeatedly pressing
Mode button
,
or
the
Display
lighting
you may turn the
Standard Stereo
display off.
Safe Level:
Start your volume control at a low setting.
Slowly increase the sound until you can hear
comfortably, clearly and without
Once You Have Established
a
distortion.
Comfortable
Sound Level:
?
CLASSICAL:
the remote control.
deceiving. Over time your hearing
"comfort level" adapts to higher volumes of
sound. What sounds "normal" can actually be
loud and harmful to your hearing. Guard against
this by choosing a safe level BEFORE your hearing adapts.
?
?
clockwise to increase
decrease it. If you turn the volume up above the
maximum level, the volume level flashes in the
Sound
display the
Metal music
CD: Disc Direct
on
to
displayed.
FLAT: No additional equalization
POP: Optimized for Top 40, R & B, Soul and
Country music
ROCK: Optimized for Hard Rock and Heavy
2. On the unit
display.
once
rent sound mode.
1.
CD:
or
?
be
effect, the listener should be approximately 3m
(Equalization)
the
Tuner: Preset G / ¤ buttons
a
when VMAx is active. In order to maximize the
where the various function buttons will affect
the CD
an
a more
sound. Press the VMAx button
playing and you wish to switch to playing a CD,
you need only press the Disc 1 button 33 and
,
creates
ambient, simulated surround-sound stage from
stereo
follows:
button. That
an
is, if, for
Tone
Operation
Do not exceed that level.
Taking a moment to do this now will help to prevent hearing damage or loss in the future. After
all, we want you listening for a lifetime.
Demo Mode
With the unit
the
plugged
in but turned off, press
h for a continuous
Mode/Demo button
Play
display of the system's features.
Press it again to return to a display of the
visual
current time.
VMAx Virtual Surround
FM Stereo/ANR
(AM Noise Reduction)
When the FM radio
signal
is too weak to be
received in Stereo mode without interference,
press the FM Stereo/ANR button
to Mono mode for
° to switch
improved reception.
When
AM radio transmissions, press this
button to reduce unwanted noise.
recording
Real
Speaker
Phantom
11
ENJOYING YOUR SYSTEM
Listening
Automatic
1. Turn
2. Press the Tuner/Band button 41
repeatedly to choose
LW : optional) radio.
3. Press and hold the
(Tune
¤/Tune
G)
either AM
automatically tune in
broadcast strength.
FM(or SW,
§&( for
the Power
scan
station of
a
Press and hold the Preset G / ¤ buttons
until the desired
appears,
or
RDS
(Radio
Reception
and
Tuning
¡ 1.
3 repeat-
the desired station is tuned.
Preset
Stations
a
list of alternative
1. While in Tuner mode
by pressing
2.
Memory:
(that is, the tuner
was
the Tuner/Band but-
press and hold the CD/Tuner
button b O for more than 1.5
that RESET flashes in the dis-
Memory indicator 30 will
appear in the display.
While RESET is flashing in the display,
press the Stop/Reset button 43 *.
Entering
The
Station Preset Into
a
3
select either the AM
or
to
FM band.
in the desired station.
Preset number, press the CD/Tuner
Program button bO TWICE. The first
causes
c,
and the
the
preset number
to flash
Memory indicator 30 to
the display. The second press
appear in
stores the station to that preset number.
4. Alternatively, to store the station at a particular
preset number of your choice, press
the CD/Tuner
ONCE,
so
button
bO
preset
number flashes in the
display.
Preset G / ¤ buttons
cg4 to choose
a
Press the
preset number, then press the CD/Tuner
Program
12
Program
that the next available
button
b O again,
band.
2. Tune in the desired station
as
described
above.
3. When
an
RDS transmission is received, the
display shows the station name and the RDS
indicator z lights.
4. To return to a display of the station fre-
?
RDS is
?
The station
when
3. To store the station at the next available
press
3 to
the AM
∞.
Notes:
2. Press the Tune ¤/Tune G buttons
§&( to tune
on
quency, press the Set/Station button
Memory:
1. Press the Tuner/Band button 41
frequencies for the
received.
1. Press the Tuner/Band button 41
3),
so
being
select FM. RDS is not available
To Clear All Presets From
play.
Data System)
OPTIONAL
-
tion identification, traffic and weather information and
Programming
seconds
repeatedly.
RDS (Radio Data System) is a system gradually
being introduced on FM in many countries,
whereby an inaudible stream of data is transmitted in addition to the normal radio signal.
The data appears as text in the front panel
Information Display c. This data can contain various types of information, including sta-
radio station
Program
preset number
press the buttons
more
edly to choose either AM or FM(or SW, LW :
optional) radio.
3. Press the Tuning Down/Up (Tune G /Tune ¤)
button §&( briefly and repeatedly, until
ton 41
preset.
in Preset Stations:
cg4
acceptable
2. Press the Tuner/Band button 41
selected
to store the
flashing,
What is RDS?
Manual
on
or
Tuning
3
Tuning Down/Up
button
than 0.5 seconds. The unit will
1. Turn
station at that
¡ 1.
the Power
on
preset
Tuning
to the Radio
number is
while the
an
only available for FM Reception.
name is displayed automatically
RDS station is received. However, if
the
signal is not strong enough, it may be
possible to receive the audio signal without
any RDS data.
When an RDS station is first tuned in, the
station name or other RDS information may be
?
garbled for a few seconds while unit processes
signal. This is normal, and the correct information will appear automatically within a few
the
seconds.
ENJOYING YOUR SYSTEM
CDs
Playing
Your
system will play discs displaying the
It will
Compact Disc Digital Audio logo
also play properly finalized CD-R discs. The unit
is not able to play CD-RW, DVD, Video CD, com.
puter data discs, or any other type of disc
except CD or CD-R, as noted above.
Important Notes
Stopping Play
Press the
Stop/Reset
button
43
*.
Do not tilt
Pause
Press the CD Pause ? button
To
^.
40
play, press the CD Pause ? but^ again, or press the Play button
damage
resume
ton 40
or move
the unit with discs
loaded. This may dislodge the discs.
Usage under these conditions may
c^.
?
Do not
one
disc
the discs
place
or
more
tray at the
the unit.
than
compact disc in
one
time.
same
If, during CD play, the video image of a
nearby television is distorted, or if static is
heard from a nearby radio, move this unit f
?
Skipping
Discs
During play or in the Stop mode, press the
Skip button 36 O to proceed to the next
Disc
disc
in order.
Tray
for Disc 1
Basic
a
Operation
1. Press the CD Function button 42
2. Press the CD
Skip button 36 O is pressed while
playing, This unit will skip to the next
disc and start playing it. However, if the Disc
Skip button 36 O is pressed while the unit is
stopped, it will rotate the disc tray to the next
disc, but it will NOT start playing.
If the Disc
for Disc 2
Tray
Open/Close
button
.
' to
disc is
open the disc compartment.
3. Load up to three discs with the label
side up. Each tray is numbered 1, 2 or 3
going
counterclockwise around the
carousel:
Playing
one or
Place discs
on
two discs
carousel. Place the next disc in
Press the CD
tray 3.
3-in.
more
than
one
disc at
the disc
compartment.
discs at
a
time. To
You
remove
can remove
a
c.Reverse Search
button
§&
and release it at the desired
point.
Forward Search
36
O to
rotate the disc carousel.
compartment.
Play (or ? on remote control)
c^ to start play.
Play begins with the disc located on the lefthand side of the carousel just before closing the
disc compartment, and proceeds counterclockwise around the carousel (in number order). All
discs are played once only.
During playback, empty trays are skipped, and
the unit proceeds counterclockwise to the next
tray. The numbered indicator of any skipped tray
will go out in the display b.
5. Press the
button
on
Discs
During Play
The unit allows you to exchange two of the
discs in the carousel while the third disc is play-
ing. Simply open the disc compartment during
play by pressing the CD Open/Close button
',
and
remove or
insert discs
above. The disc located
the next disc to be
disc
able
on
as
described
the left side will be
played after you
close the
compartment. This operation is
not avail-
during programmed play.
and release it at the desired
point.
Track
To return to the
Skipping
of the current track,
tap the Reverse Search ?? ?? button
§&
Changing
§(
the disc in the back
tray, press the Disc Skip button
' to
The total number of audio tracks available
button
two
time in
a
any of the three tray positions.
4. Press the CD Open/Close button
close the disc
Discs
Open/Close button ' to open
Removing
(8cm) disc, put it in
the inner depression of the tray. Never
place
search for
Press and hold the Forward Search ?? ??
Playing three discs
placing two discs, press the
Disc Skip button 36 O to rotate the
a
can
will continue to the next disc in order.
1 and 2.
trays
After
To load
of the Disc Direct
(Disc 1, 2 or 3)
buttons 33 34 35 to start playing the disc in
that tray. After it plays through that disc, unit
one
Within a Track
particular point in a track
during play by monitoring the high-speed cueing
sound, or by observing the CD counter in the
display
Searching
You
Press and hold the Reverse Search ?? ??
Direct Disc Access
Press
urther away from the affected device.
To
beginning
once.
skip track(s)
backward
one
by one, tap the
Reverse Search ?? ?? button
repeatedly.
To skip track(s) forward
one
§&
by one, tap the
Forward Search ?? ?? button
§(
repeatedly.
REMEMBER
--
TAP the button
§& to
CHANGE tracks; but PRESS and HOLD the
?? ?? / ?? ?? button
WITHIN
a
§&( to search
track.Time Display
Press the Time button
38 to
show the time
remaining on the current disc cq. Press
it again to return to a display of the time
elapsed c.
the disc
being played will be displayed at the
top of the display d. As each track finishes
playing, its corresponding number will go out.
When
a
disc has
"OVER" indicator
more
e
number will appear
than 16 tracks, the
will
only
light,
and the track
in the Information
Display c.
13
ENJOYING YOUR SYSTEM
CDs
Playing
Basic
Operation (cont.)
Repeating
The
Repeat
remote
function is
control, and
Tracks
only available using
the
cannot be accessed from
Once
panel buttons.
Repeat play has been selected,
will continue to
list of up to 20 tracks
anywhere on up to 3 discs.
1. While in Stop mode, press the CD/Tuner
button
Program
the front
the
player
repeat the selection until you
by pressing the Repeat button %
once, so that the Repeat indicator p in the
display goes out.
Repeat play may be selected either during play
or in the Stop mode. If a programmed play list is
playing, you may select either one track to
repeat, or all discs to repeat the entire play list.
cancel it
2. Press
one
34 35 or
select
a
play
a
bO.
of the Disc Selector buttons
the Disc
Skip
button 36
33
O to
One Track
Press the
button
%
ONCE to
One Disc
Press the
Repeat
button
% TWICE to display
Repeat One Disc p, and press the Play
(or ? on remote control) button c ^ to
start play.
Repeat
All Tracks
on
All Discs
Repeat button % THREE times to
display Repeat All Disc p, and press the
Play (or ? on remote control) button c ^
to start play.
Press the
Repeat Only Selected Tracks
Program the desired tracks as described in the
next section, and press the Repeat button %
while in Programming mode to display
Repeat One or Repeat All Disc p.
If you program a play list during Repeat Play of
an entire disc, the display will change to
Repeat All Disc p.
position,
then press the CD
?? ??
§&
or
to select the disc
?? ??
so
§(
buttons
Random
Press the Random button
play,
and the unit will
Play
37
before
or
play the tracks on
during
the
selected disc in random order. The Random
indicator
to normal
y
will
play,
light
in the
display.
To return
press the Random button
37
ber, track number, and program number.
Continue to press the CD/Tuner Program button bO to step through the entire play list.
3. Use the CD
?? ??
that it appears in the
Skip/Search
§(
?? ??
There
§&
or
buttons to select the desired
example, to select Track 6, press the
Skip/Search ?? ?? §& or ?? ??
§( buttons repeatedly until track number
"06" is displayed c.
4. Press the CD/Tuner Program button bO
to store the track in the play list.
5. Repeat Steps 2 through 4 to program up to
20 tracks into your play list. If you previously
selected the correct disc, you do not need to
repeat Step 2 in order to program additional
play list.
6. Press the Play c^ button (or ? on
remote control) to start play.
7. If you stop play in the middle of the play
Clearing the Programmed
Play List
once
display c.
tracks into your
list
that the program does not appear in the display, the play list will remain stored in memory,
but the next press of the Play button c 7
so
will
Stop mode, press the CD/Tuner
Program button bO to display the disc num-
already in
Skip/Search
CD
display
Repeat One p, and press the Play (or ?
on remote control) button c ^ to start play.
Repeat
Repeat
While in
disc. If the correct disc is
track. For
Repeat
Reviewing the Contents
of the Play List
Programmed Play
You may program
the entire current disc to play. To
playing the programmed play list, press
the CD/Tuner Program button bO, which
will bring the program back to the display
are three different ways to clear a previously programmed play list:
While in Stop mode, press the CD/Tuner
Program button bO, and then press the
Stop/Reset button 43 *.
?
?
Turn off the Power
?
Press the CD
Program button bO
repeatedly step through the play list until
"00" is displayed as the track number c.
to
2. Select the desired track
3. Press the CD/Tuner
14
randomly select
a new
track.
Program
buttons
bO.
cause
Making Changes
to the Play List
1. Press the CD/Tuner
repeatedly
8. If you program several tracks on the same
disc out of order, e.g., Track 8 before Track 7,
JBL Soundgear will play the tracks back in the
the selected
programmed order, even though the Track
Number Display d lists the programmed
tracks in numbered order.
Skip 36 O button does not operduring programmed play.
10. Random play cannot be selected while a
programmed play list is playing.
9. The Disc
will be
Program
button
bO
until the disc and track number of
co.
step is displayed c. This track
replaced
in the
play list by the
you are about to program.
2. Select the desired track
on
new
track
the desired disc
by pressing the Disc Direct buttons 33 34 35
or Disc Skip button 36 Oas necessary, and
then by pressing the CD Skip/Search ?? ??
§& or ?? ?? §( buttons to proceed to
the correct track.
3. Press the CD/Tuner
the
the unit will
the desired disc
the correct track.
If you tap the Forward Search button §(,
the unit will randomly select a new track. If you
once, it
on
by pressing the Disc Direct buttons 33 34 35
or Disc Skip button 36 O as necessary, and
then by pressing the CD Skip/Search ?? ??
§& or ?? ?? §( buttons to proceed to
It is not
will go to the beginning of the current track. Tap
the Reverse Search button §& again, and
'.
1. Press the CD/Tuner
again.
tap the Reverse Search button §&
button
Adding Tracks to a Previously
Programmed Play List
resume
ate
¡1.
Open/Close
Program
possible to delete
programmed play list.
a
button
bO.
single step from
ENJOYING YOUR SYSTEM
Using External
(Auxiliary) Sources
Playing Tapes
auxiliary
(TV,
player) connected to the front or rear
AUX 1 or AUX 2 jacks.
2. Select the desired auxiliary device by repeatedly pressing the Aux 1/2 button ?5.
3. See the Recording section on page 16 for
information on tape recording from an auxiliary
source.
button
MP3
on
the
device
VCR or
system
equipped
only
can
use
stop
normal bias
tapes.
It is
only for playback,
at the end of each side of the
Fast Forward ?? ??
and
be controlled with the
can
Play
tape.
Mode
will
in the
light
Open either cassette deck A or B by pressing
gently on the door at the Eject position ・ 31
To rewind, in either the
button
2.
tape
Tape
A/B button
.
side to the bot-
¤)!.
If
necessary, press the button again to select the
other deck. This unit will display which deck has
been selected
a
cn.
The unit will not select
deck that does not have
4. Auto
(for
reverse
Press the
Play
tape loaded.
a
Deck B
only):
Mode button
h repeatedly to
select:
?
One side
ing
Unit
:
the listener and
plays the side that is facstops automatically at the
end of that side.
plays the front and
reverse sides and stops automatically at the
?
All sides
end of the
?
Endless
tape
:
m
Stop
Play mode,
or
press
Unit
press the
Alternatively,
the unit will
stop automatically
at
tape.
Tape Counter
Tape
Counter
Information
increases and,
counter decreases.
Stop
mode
Tape Counter
during rewind, the tape
or
Counter Reset button
zero.
point
This
will apppear in the
in Tape mode.
Fast Forward, the
c
While in
c
Display when
During Play or
to
Stop/Reset
6.
the end of the
The
§ ?? # button. The
j will light in the display.
playback,
43
tom and the side that you wish to hear facing
the front. Gently push the door to close it.
3. Press the
to the end
display.
Rewind indicator
Insert the cassette with the
button to
or
of the side. The Fast Forward indicator
7. To end
¡1.
on
point,
the Rewind ?? ??
h.
1. Switch the unit
§ ??9
fast forward to the desired
Deck B may be used for either playback or
recording, and includes an auto reverse capability
which
reverse side of the tape. The direction
tape will be indicated in the display h.
In either the Stop or Play mode, press the
of the
6.
with two cassette decks, "A"
and "B". Deck A is used
will
play the
Playback
This
1. Switch
can
while
‡
playing,
be convenient for
at which you wish to
press the
to reset the counter
begin
a
locating the
recording
session. Note, however, that the unit will automatically rewind the tape to its beginning and it
will not
stop when the
counter reaches
zero.
tape.
loop
:
Unit
plays
both sides of
six times in succession.
display the current Play mode k.
Play button c7 to begin playPress the Reverse Play button g@ to
The unit will
5. Press the
back.
15
ENJOYING YOUR SYSTEM
Recording Tapes
Recording From a CD, Radio
or Externally Connected
Equipment
Recordings
can
normal bias
only
be made
on
¡1,
Deck B.
using
Only
and insert
§#
Rewind
buttons to
where you wish the
point
Make
proceed to the
recording to start.
to
record
Play Mode h button repeatedly
or to
recording on one side only
on
both sides in auto
reverse
mode
,
desired material that
recorded earlier
was
in the session.
3. Select the
Aux
source
1/MP3, Aux
input: Tuner, CD,
2 41 42
4. Press the Rec/Pause button
d8
mode. The
i
5. Press the
button
ing
Play
onto the front side of the
the
place
begin
tape,
or
record-
the
onto
The unit will
automatically start the
input source and the recording session
simultaneously.
recording
may be interrupted to skip over
undesired material by pressing the Rec/Pause
button
d8. To
resume
the Rec/Pause button
ton
press either
the Play but-
recording,
d8,
or
c7.
7. To end the
recording
session
(but
not the
input), press the Stop/Reset button 43 6.
Alternatively, the unit will stop recording automatically when
the
16
tape.
record
Play Mode h button repeatedly
or to
recording on one side only
on
both sides in auto
reverse
mode
.
We do not recommend that you use the endless
as it may result in rerecording
loop mode
it reaches the end of
desired material that
over
was
recorded earlier
tape
the first side of the
completely
on
the
6. Press the CD
recording
a
track
on
tape, it will record that track
reverse
side.
button
39 to begin
play the tape in Mute
mode for 7 seconds in order to skip the tape
leader; then the CD player will begin playing and
the unit will begin recording.
recording.
The
The unit will
system will
input
Sync
without
not allow you to select
stopping
the
Tape
recording
a
different
session.
on
facing
A/B button
toward you.
¤)! to
to the
so
that you
beginning using the
can
rewind each
Rewind button
§#.
3. Press the Normal Dub button
k to automat-
ically start dubbing at normal (regular playback)
speed. Alternatively, press the High Dub i
button to automatically start dubbing at twice
normal playback speed. The quality of the
recording may be better if Normal Speed dubbing is used rather than High Speed Dubbing.
When dubbing at high speed, turn down the
Volume GU to prevent possible damage to
the loudspeakers by the high-pitched playback
of the
4.
If unit is unable to finish
cassette in Deck A
tape function, and press it repeatedly
source
in the session.
reverse side of the tape. The direction of
tape will be indicated in the display h.
6. The
buttons to
,
to
g@ to begin recording
Reverse button
the
to
will flash.
c7
§#
Rewind
only Deck B is
only normal bias tape
previously recorded
to select each deck
proceed to the point where you wish the recording to start. Make sure you have enough blank
tape available to fully record the CD or programmed play list.
to select
the unit in the
Record indicator
select the
that track.
or
a
2. Press the
tape into Deck B. Use the Fast
§9
Use
side you wish to record
5. Press the
?^35.
Recording Ready
blank
a
Forward
recording.
with the side you wish to copy facing toward
you. Insert a blank cassette in Deck B with the
a play list of selected
(see Programmed Play section on p. 14).
4. Insert
.
of
system.
1. Insert
desired, program
§&( to select
We do not recommend that you use the endless
as it may result in rerecording
loop mode
over
in this
If you wish to record only one track, use the
Forward or Reverse Search buttons
2. Press the
to select
system will only dub recorded materials
capable
.
Open the CD compartment with the CD
Open/Close button ', insert discs and close
the CD compartment again.
tracks
This
Recording From Tape
to Tape (Dubbing)
from Deck A to Deck B, since
1. Select the CD Function 42
3. If
proceed past the tape leader to
avoid missing the beginning of the source
signal.
sure
or
2.
blank
a
tape into Deck B. Use the Fast Forward §9
or
CD
Sync Recording
Sync recording function dubs a complete
programmed tracks automatically onto a
cassette.
tapes should be used.
1. Power the unit
CD
The CD
tape.
During dubbing,
have
the Pause button
d8
will
change the speed of
the dub during a dub. Although the Volume
control GU will affect the level of playback,
it will have no effect on the recording level,
which is not adjustable.
no
effect. You cannot
Stop/Reset button 43 6 to end
dubbing session. Alternatively, the unit will
stop automatically at the end of the tape.
5. Press the
the
ADVANCED FEATURES
Dual Alarms and Timer
Alarm and Timer
Your
system offers
timer
the
8. Press the Set/Station button
Setting
and the
which allows you to program
to either play or record two different
capability,
system
at two different
sources
duration
as
1. Make
sure
times, for
long
as
a
you choose.
displayed c
the current time
is
by pressing the Clock button TM; see
Setting the Clock section of this manual on
p. 10 to set the clock correctly. If you plan on
selecting the Tuner, make sure that the desired
station has been programmed as a preset (see
Programming Preset Stations section on p. 12).
correct
the
£
2. Press the Alarm 1
or
Alarm 2
¢
button
to enter the timer
setting mode. (If the timer
previously set, press and hold the button
for more than 1.5 seconds.) The Alarm/Timer
clockface indicator will appear in the display
w
and the available
--
source
selections
will flash in the
will
menu
now
ting the time the system will turn off.
9. Program the time to turn off in the same way
as the time to turn on, by using the Preset
Down or Up buttons cg4 to select the hour
minute, and the Set/Station button ∞
or
enter the
Up
or
by pressing
the Preset
cg4.
buttons
display
OFF TIME
ON TIME
OFF TIME
(AM 6:00)
(AM 7:00)
(AM 7:10)
(AM 8:00)
7. If the
settings
11. Press the Set /Station button
Alarm number
play w,
∞
Play or
(1
or
source
Tuner
?
Play:
?
Rec: Tuner
Deck B. Make
sure
plays only
plays and is
that
a
it
recorded
blank cassette is
loaded in Deck B and rewound to its
or
desired
(c)
cg4
beginning
or
Up
button
desired radio station. If
Preset stations have been
programmed
Press the Set/Station button
enter the selected
into
∞ to
preset number.
display
Press the Set/Station button
recording,
∞ to select
REC. If you choose to make a
make sure that a blank cassette is
loaded in Deck B and rewound to its
or
desired
5. Set the
Up
starting point.
hour by pressing
buttons
Up
ON TIME
OFF TIME
ON TIME
OFF TIME
(AM 6:00)
(AM 7:10)
(AM 7:00)
(AM 8:00)
Setting the
Sleep Timer
or
Tape
will flash when the
the alarm, which will not
is selected for
or no
or
playback,
cassette
if
tape
is in the cassette deck, the Tuner function will
on
(Available only using the remote control)
sleep timer is used, the power is
automatically turned off after the specified time
has elapsed.
1. To specify the time until the power is turned
off, press the Sleep button $. "SLEEP 90" will
appear in the display c for about 5 seconds.
When the
This
means
cally after
ton
$
is
that the unit will turn off automati-
90 minutes. Each time the
pressed
Sleep
but-
while the SLEEP display
appears, the time interval before the unit will
by 10 minutes (e.g., 80...70...).
Select the desired time interval before turn-off.
in Alarm mode. Press the Alarm
disc is in the disc drawer
turn
Alarm 2
instead.
3. When CD is selected for
playback, Repeat
All Disc will be selected automatically.
4. When TAPE is selected for playback, if both
tapes; the
cas-
2. To check the
remaining time until the power
sleep function is active,
press the Sleep button $ briefly. The time
remaining until turn-off is displayed for about 5
is turned off, while the
seconds.
Note: If you press the Sleep button $ while
sleep time is displayed, the SLEEP timer will
the
reduce the time until turn-off.
3. To cancel the
sleep timer, press the Sleep
$ repeatedly until "10" appears, and
press the SLEEP button once again while
is displayed.
button
then
"10"
tape in Deck B will play first.
shut off
on
automatically at
manually, it will not
programmed turn-
the
off time.
∞ to enter the
source on.
c.
by pressing
buttons
£¢ to defeat
sette
cg4.
The minutes will flash
or
playing
button
w
cassette decks have cassette
beginning
the Preset Down
hour the alarm will turn the selected
Down
unit is
5. If the unit is turned
6. Press the Set/Station button
7. Set the minutes
1. The Alarm indicator
no
or
selected for the later timer.
turn off is reduced
Alarm and Timer Notes
2. When CD
If you have selected CD, or Tape A, "PLAY" and
"REC" will flash alternately in the display c.
either PLAY
out.
shut the unit off.
c.
window
x
if
no
4. If you wish to select a CD or Tape, press
the Set/Station button ∞ while CD or TAPE
appears in the
display w as will the REC indiapplicable. When the alarm is dis-
in the
armed, the indicators will go
memory, JBL Soundgear will default to the last
tuned station.
(d)
light
cator
Press the Preset Down
a
¢
but-
once
will
starting point.
to select
£
Alarm 2
or
to disarm the alarm, but retain any setin
tings memory. When the alarm is armed, the
clockface and alarm number (1 or 2) indicators
by
was
ACTUAL TIME
pro-
pressed you can arm or disarm that alarm.
If the alarm was previously set, press the button
£¢ twice to display the alarm settings. Press
∞ to
that
Alarm 1
will remain lit in the dis-
2)
Each time the Alarm 1
Rec.
then the
and the alarm will be set and armed.
ton is
Press the Set /Station button
(b)
select either
overlap,
at the earliest set turn-on
play continuously until the later turnonly play the source that was
selected for the earlier timer, and will not play
the
to enter
To Cancel or
Check the Timer:
(a) If you want to select the Tuner, press
the Set/Station button ∞ while TUNER
c. "Play"
of the timers
on
off time. It will
in turn.
3.
appears in the display window
and "Rec" will flash in turn.
turn
the selected volume level. The clockface and the
grammed time and play and/or record the
selected source for as long as it has been
grammed to play.
--
ON TIME
time and
setting.
10. Set the volume level
Down
ACTUAL TIME
ACTUAL TIME
system will
to
12. When you turn the power off ¡1, the unit
will automatically turn itself on at the pro-
was
TUNER, CD, TAPE
Alarm 2
Alarm 1
display c,
guide you through set-
minutes. "OFF" will flash in the
flexible dual alarm and
a
∞
Recording
to enter the
cg4.
6. If both Alarm 1 and Alarm 2
times do not
is
the Preset
overlap
programmed to turn
will turn
on
on
and off
--
as
--
are
set, and their
that is, the earlier alarm
off before the later alarm
then both alarms will turn the unit
programmed.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
If there is
no
sound from either of the
?
Check that the unit is
into
plugged
an
As
?
speakers:
active
preventive
a
measure
to avoid
If
damaging
your speakers, make sure never to exceed the
maximum volume when playing your system.
?
Check that the unit is turned on, and that a
is selected and playing. If Tape or CD
selected, make
sure
that
cassette
a
or
disc
has been inserted.
?
Check that the Mute function has not been
the Volume Control
using
the
G.
Adjust
Check all wires and connections between the
are
speakers (see
page
9).
connected, and that
Make
of
none
speaker wires are frayed, cut or punctured.
If an external (auxiliary) source was selected,
make
sure
active electrical outlet
plugged
by fully charged
an
ered
batteries. Make
the external unit is turned
sure
none
the batteries
sure
sure
not
are
weak, and
if necessary.
the remote sensor in the front
the remote is
sure
of the
cover
an
angle (no
line).
Turn off any fluorescent
the main unit.
?
than 30
more
on
and
or
powthat
sure
playing.
If the tuner
degrees
in the
vicinity of
If
the
they have, you
holes with adhesive
protection
is
sure a source
make
dubbing,
Make
--
the
playing.
the
sure
tapes
are
in the
cor-
in Deck A, and the blank
source
a
back
only.
If
you are not attempting to record
in Deck A, as that deck is for play-
sure
onto
tape
tapes sound distorted:
Make
sure
to
sure
tape heads
use
normal bias
only
tapes in
the unit.
?
correctly, and
wires are frayed, cut or punc-
tured.
(radio)
buzzes
or
does not
Make
are
clean and
demag-
play
properly:
Make
?
connected
are
Make
?
?
light
tabs have not
in Deck B.
away from the main unit, and
that it is aimed at the sensor head-on and not at
from the center
?
?
(7 meters)
too much of
protection
tape.
rect decks
further than 23
no
sure
netized.
that all wires between the main unit
and external unit
that
con-
that the external unit is either
into
Make
to remote
respond
of the main unit is not blocked.
Make
feet
the
?
Make
?
?
?
all wires
Make
?
panel
?
main unit and the
If the unit does not
trol commands:
replace them
selected and, if it has, turn it off
remote control.
sure
record
may
source
was
not record:
Make
been removed from cassette. If
electrical outlet.
?
tape does
If
sure
that is in
use
you have tuned in to
in your area.
a
frequency
a
tape recording tapes
recorded earlier in the
over
material
session:
same
sure you have selected either One side
All sides, but not Endless loop, using the
Play Mode function h.
?
Check the antenna connection, and adjust
the placement of the antenna wires for best
?
Make
or
reception.
If there is
no
sound
from
coming
If
one
If RDS
speaker:
?
Check all wires and connections between the
main unit and the
sure
the
all wires
speakers (see page
connected and that
speaker wires are frayed,
If the
system plays
shuts off
?
are
as
cut
or
9).
Make
none
of
punctured.
at low volumes but
main unit and the
sure
the
all wires
are
page 9). Make
connected, and that none of
speakers (see
speaker wires are frayed,
cut
or
punctured.
Data
System) information
in the display:
does not appear
?
Make sure you have selected the FM band,
RDS is not available on AM.
signal may
signal.
be
come
signal.
to delete
?
Make
sure
(or no)
bass
the connections to the left and
?
Boost.
Consider
adding
a
powered
subwoofer to your
system.
If there is low
?
(or no)
treble
output:
main unit and the
the
all wires
are
speakers (see
page
connected, and that
speaker wires are frayed,
cut
or
9).
Make
none
of
punctured.
yellow
For Model FFH-3030, make sure the
plug is connected to the correct
?
on the rear panel
Tweeter/Midrange jack
Consider experimenting with the Boost function fi by selecting Treble Boost or Super Boost.
46
?
18
of the
tape
If Deck A does not auto-reverse:
Deck A is not
equipped with this feature,
always stop at the end of each side.
If CD does not
and
play:
?
Make
sure
drawer contains disc to
play.
?
Make
sure
disc is not
in
?
Make
sure
disc is of
upside down
type CD
or
tray.
CD-R only.
erased:
possible to delete a single Preset station, although it can be changed to a different
station (see page 12).
If CD
skips
or
stutters
?
Make
sure
disc is not
?
Make
sure
main unit
during play:
damaged.
is set securely on
a
sta-
ble surface, free from vibrations.
When
attempting to delete a single track
programmed CD play list, the entire
from
a
play
list
was
erased:
It is not possible to delete a single track from a
play list, although the track can be replaced by a
different track (see page 14).
If the unit did not turn
If
no
sound is heard when
?
Make
sure
tape is
on
at the pro-
grammed alarm time:
Check programmed time was AM or PM
selected correctly? Was 24-hour or 12-hour time
display selected as desired?
?
?
Check all wires and connections between the
sure
single preset
It is not
output:
right speaker inputs 49 have the correct
polarity (+ and --).
Consider experimenting with the Boost function fi by selecting either PowerBass or Super
?
are
a
zero:
beginning
ior is normal.
will
station, all presets
If there is low
as
signal is weak, the audio
through without the RDS
attempting
tape rewinds past
rather than the counter number and this behav-
For the first few seconds, the RDS data will
garbled until the unit fully processes the
When
a
The unit detects the
When the station's
?
?
volume is increased:
Check all wires and connections between the
(Radio
--
Make
sure
the unit
was
not left turned
on.
tape is playing:
not blank.
If the unit did not turn
?
Make
?
Make
on
and make
a
programmed alarm time:
sure time was programmed correctly.
recording
at the
sure a
blank
Deck B and rewound.
tape
was
inserted in
ESPECIFICACIONES
System
Output
Power
FFH-2020
FFH-3030
130 Watts total
180 Watts total
65W
+
Sound Pressure Level
107dB
Frequency Response
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Aux Input)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
45Hz
65W
(1% THD,
50Hz
20kHz)
--
30W
+
30W
60W
+
60W
(bi-amplified)
(1% THD, 200Hz 20kHz)
(1% THD, 50Hz 20kHz)
--
--
108dB
20kHz
40Hz
~
80dBA
20kHz
~
80dBA
Main Unit
273mm x 327mm x 343mm (10-3/4" x 12-7/8" x 13-1/2")
219mm x 333mm x 248mm (8-5/8" x 13-1/8" x 9-3/4")
Speakers (each)
Net Weight
Main Unit
8.73kg (19.2 lb)
Speakers (each)
4.91kg (10.8 lb)
Shipping Weight
(system, accessories, packing) 21.5kg (47.3 lb)
Speaker System
Ported 2-way
Type
Woofer
6-1/2"(165mm) PolyPlasTM with rubber surround
N/A
Midrange
Tweeter
13mm(1/2") Titanium-laminate dome with EOSTM waveguide
6Ω
Impendance
Max Input power(MAIN)
130W
Max Input power(Super Woofer)
273mm
x
327mm
x
343mm
219mm
x
374mm
x
248mm
(10-3/4" x 12-7/8" x 13-1/2")
(8-5/8" x 14-3/4" x 9-3/4")
10.1kg (22.2 lb)
5.23kg (11.5 lb)
23.64kg (52 lb)
Ported 3-way bi-amplified
6-1/2"(165mm) PolyPlas with rubber surround
3" PolyPlas with rubber surround
13mm(1/2") Titanium-laminate dome with EOSTM waveguide
6Ω
60W
120W
CD
20Hz
Frequency Response
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
20kHz
~
20Hz
(+0,--2dB)
70dBA
20kHz
~
(+0,--2dB)
70dBA
Tuner
FM
Tuning Range
65MHz
Intermediate
10.7MHz
10.7MHz
61/58dBA
61/58dBA
30Hz
30Hz
Frequency
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
(Mono/Stereo, 98MHz)
Frequency Response
AM(MW)
Tuning Range
Frequency
Frequency Response
SW(optional)
Tuning Range
Intermediate Frequency
LW(optional)
Tuning Range
Intermediate Frequency
108MHz
65MHz
~
15kHz
~
522kHz
or
Intermediate
74MHz, 87.5MHz
~
1,611kHz, 530kHz
530kHz 1,610kHz
~
or
450kHz
108MHz
~
15kHz
~
522kHz
1,720kHz
~
~
50Hz
74MHz, 87.5MHz
~
1,611kHz, 530kHz
530kHz 1,610kHz
~
1,720kHz
~
~
450kHz
50Hz
2,500Hz
~
5.8MHz
18MHz
2,500Hz
~
5.8MHz
~
450kHz
18MHz
~
450kHz
153kHz
281kHz
153kHz
~
450kHz
281kHz
~
450kHz
Cassette Deck
FF, REW Time (C-60)
120
Frequency Response
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
Channel Separation
20Hz
NOTE: All features and
120
sec.
20kHz
~
sec.
20Hz
(±3dB)
43dBA
50dBA
50dBA
specifications are subject
to
change
without notice. The
working
life of this
20kHz
~
43dBA
product
(±3dB)
is 7 years since the date of
purchase.
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