Panasonic SCC50EB Operating instructions

Panasonic SCC50EB Operating instructions
Operating Instructions
Wireless Speaker System
SC-C50
Music is borderless and timeless, touching
people’s hearts across cultures and
generations.
Each day the discovery of a truly emotive
experience from an unencountered sound
awaits.
Let us take you on your journey to rediscover
music.
Delivering the Ultimate Emotive
Musical Experience to All
At Technics we understand that the listening
experience is not purely about technology but
the magical and emotional relationship between
people and music.
We want people to experience music as it was
originally intended and enable them to feel the
emotional impact that enthuses and delights
them.
Through delivering this experience we want to
support the development and enjoyment of
the world’s many musical cultures. This is our
philosophy.
With a combination of our love of music and the
vast high-end audio experience of the Technics
team, we stand committed to building a brand
that provides the ultimate emotive musical
experience by music lovers, for music lovers.
Director
Michiko Ogawa
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Thank you for purchasing this product.
Please read these instructions carefully before using
this product, and save this manual for future use.
•• About descriptions in these operating instructions
Pages to be referred to are indicated as “⇒ ○○”.
The illustrations shown may differ from your
unit.
Sales and Support Information
Customer Communications Centre
•• For customers within the UK: 0333 222 8777
•• For customers within Ireland: 01 447 5229
•• Monday–Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, (Excluding
public holidays).
•• For further support on your product, please visit
our website: www.technics.com/uk/
Features
Amazingly clear and deep sound
in room-filling soundstage
3 coaxial-horn units with 6 speakers and 1
subwoofer are optimally placed in arc-shaped
compact body. All speakers are driven by four
JENO Engines to produce deep sound in roomfilling soundstage.
Optimising sound for any music
listening environment
Space Tune™ optimises the sound no matter
where it is placed or where you are listening.
A built-in microphone enables a new Auto
function to optimise the listening environment
from the main unit or a smartphone app with
a simple operation.
Broad selection of streaming
services, easy-to-use controls
An easy-to-use connectivity supports USB,
analogue input (AUX), optical input, AirPlay,
Bluetooth®, Chromecast built-in, Spotify,
TIDAL, Deezer, internet radio and Network
Playback (access stored music), allowing
comfortable playback of a diverse range of
music sources from a single unit.
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Table of contents
Read first
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Please carefully read the “Safety precautions” of
this manual before use.
Control reference guide
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This unit (front/top/rear)
Connections
19
AC mains lead connection, Network settings
Operations
29
Streaming online music, etc.
Settings
47
Favourite function, Other settings
Others
51
Troubleshooting, Specifications, etc.
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Accessories
AC mains lead (1)
K2CT3DR00009
•• The smartphone on the cover page is not supplied
with this unit.
•• Product numbers provided in these operating
instructions are correct as of August 2018.
•• These may be subject to change.
•• Do not use AC mains lead with other equipment.
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Read first
Safety precautions................................ 07
Warning..................................................... 07
Caution...................................................... 07
Installation............................................ 12
Installation..................................................12
Notes on the speakers.................................12
For optimum sound effects.........................12
Unit care.....................................................13
Using “Technics Audio Center”....................13
Firmware updates.......................................13
To dispose of or transfer this unit............... 14
Table of contents ... 04
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Read first
Safety precautions
Warning
Unit
•• To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product
damage,
Do not expose this unit to rain, moisture,
dripping or splashing.
Do not place objects filled with liquids, such as
vases, on this unit.
Use the recommended accessories.
Do not remove covers.
Do not repair this unit by yourself. Refer
servicing to qualified service personnel.
Do not let metal objects fall inside this unit.
Do not place heavy items on this unit.
AC mains lead
•• To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product
damage,
Ensure that the power supply voltage
corresponds to the voltage printed on this unit.
Insert the mains plug fully into the socket outlet.
Do not pull, bend, or place heavy items on the
lead.
Do not handle the plug with wet hands.
Hold onto the mains plug body when
disconnecting the plug.
Do not use a damaged mains plug or socket
outlet.
•• The mains plug is the disconnecting device.
Install this unit so that the mains plug can be
unplugged from the socket outlet immediately.
•• Ensure the earth pin on the mains plug is securely
connected to prevent electrical shock.
An apparatus with CLASS I construction shall
be connected to a mains socket outlet with a
protective earth connection.
Caution
Unit
•• Do not place sources of naked flames, such as
lighted candles, on this unit.
•• This unit may receive radio interference caused by
mobile telephones during use. If such interference
occurs, please increase separation between this
unit and the mobile telephone.
•• This unit is intended for use in moderate and
tropical climates.
•• Do not put any objects on this unit. This unit
becomes hot while it is on.
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Placement
•• Place this unit on an even surface.
•• To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product
damage,
Do not install or place this unit in a bookcase,
built-in cabinet or in another confined space.
Ensure this unit is well ventilated.
Do not obstruct this unit’s ventilation openings
with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, and
similar items.
Do not expose this unit to direct sunlight, high
temperatures, high humidity, and excessive
vibration.
Caution for AC Mains Lead
(For the AC mains plug of three pins)
For your safety, please read the following text
carefully.
This appliance is supplied with a moulded three pin
mains plug for your safety and convenience.
A 3-ampere fuse is fitted in this plug.
Should the fuse need to be replaced please ensure
that the replacement fuse has a rating of 3-ampere
and that it is approved by ASTA or BSI to BS1362.
Check for the ASTA mark
or the BSI mark
on
the body of the fuse.
If the plug contains a removable fuse cover you
must ensure that it is refitted when the fuse is
replaced.
If you lose the fuse cover the plug must not be used
until a replacement cover is obtained.
A replacement fuse cover can be purchased from
your local dealer.
Before use
Remove the connector cover.
How to replace the fuse
The location of the fuse differ according to the type
of AC mains plug (figures A and B). Confirm the AC
mains plug fitted and follow the instructions below.
Illustrations may differ from actual AC mains plug.
1.Open the fuse cover with a screwdriver.
Figure A
Figure B
Fuse cover
2.Replace the fuse and close or attach the fuse
cover.
Figure A
Figure B
Fuse
(3 ampere)
Fuse
(3 ampere)
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Panasonic Corporation, a company having
its registered office of 1006, Oaza Kadoma,
Kadoma City, Osaka 571-8501, Japan,
automatically collects personal data such as IP
address and/or Device ID from your device as
soon as you connect it to the Internet. We do
this to protect our customers and the integrity
of our Service as well as to protect the rights or
property of Panasonic.
You have a right of access, rectification and
objection to in certain circumstances, a right
of erasure, restriction of processing, data
portability and a right to object to other forms
of processing. If you wish to exercise any of
the above rights and/or wish to know more
about the processing of your personal data in
this context, please refer to the full text of our
privacy policy displayed at the support page of
your device, http://panasonic.jp/support/global/
cs/audio/, http://www.technics.com/support/
or contact our customer communications/
support number or address described in the Pan
European Guarantee included in your device box
to send you the full text of our privacy policy.
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Disposal of Old Equipment
Only for European Union and countries
with recycling systems
This symbol on the products,
packaging, and/or accompanying
documents means that used
electrical and electronic products
must not be mixed with general
household waste.
For proper treatment, recovery and
recycling of old products, please
take them to applicable collection
points in accordance with your
national legislation.
By disposing of them correctly, you
will help to save valuable resources
and prevent any potential negative
effects on human health and the
environment.
For more information about
collection and recycling, please
contact your local municipality.
Penalties may be applicable for
incorrect disposal of this waste, in
accordance with national legislation.
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Maximum
Power (EIRP)
WLAN
2412 - 2472 MHz
5180 - 5320 MHz
5500 - 5700 MHz
20 dBm
20 dBm
20 dBm
Bluetooth®
2402 - 2480 MHz
10 dBm
Type of
wireless
Operating
Frequency
Declaration of Conformity (DoC)
Hereby, “Panasonic Corporation” declares that
this product is in compliance with the essential
requirements and other relevant provisions of
Directive 2014/53/EU.
Customers can download a copy of the original
DoC to our RE products from our DoC server:
http://www.ptc.panasonic.eu
Contact to Authorised Representative:
Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH, Panasonic
Testing Centre, Winsbergring 15, 22525
Hamburg, Germany
5.15 - 5.35 GHz band is restricted to indoor
operations only in the following countries.
Product Identification Marking is located on the
bottom of the unit.
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Read first
Installation
Installation
•• Turn off all the equipment before connection and
read the appropriate operating instructions. Be
sure to raise this unit when moving, and do not
drag this unit.
Notes on the speakers
•• These speakers do not have magnetic shielding.
Do not place them near TV, PC or other equipment
easily influenced by magnetism.
•• Playing music at high volumes for a long period
can cause damage to the system and shorten the
life of the system.
•• Decrease the volume in the following conditions to
prevent damage.
When playing distorted sound
When adjusting the sound quality
When turning on/off this unit
For optimum sound effects
The quality and volume of the bass sound, sound
localisation performance, sound ambience, etc. will
change depending on the installation location of
this unit, listening position, room conditions, and
other factors. Refer to the information below when
installing this unit.
Determining the installation location
•• Place this unit on a flat safe surface.
Adjusting the distances between this unit and
the wall
•• If you install this unit close to a wall or a corner,
the bass sound will be more powerful, however,
if the unit is too close to it, sound localisation
performance and sound ambience may
deteriorate.
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Adjusting with the Space Tune function
You can adjust the sound quality automatically
according to the installation location (near the wall
or the corner of the room).
Press and hold [
] for 5 seconds.
•• “Space Tune (Auto)” is displayed.
Press [
] again while “Space Tune (Auto)” is
displayed.
•• A test tone outputs quite big while the
measurement is in progress.
•• To cancel the adjustment in the middle, press
[ ].
•• When the adjustment is complete, “Success” is
displayed.
Press [ ] to exit the setting.
Unit care
Pull out the AC mains lead from the socket before
maintenance. Clean this unit with a soft cloth.
•• When dirt is heavy, wring a wet cloth tightly to
wipe the dirt, and then wipe it with a soft cloth.
•• Do not use solvents including benzine, thinner,
alcohol, kitchen detergent, chemical wiper, etc.
Doing so may cause the exterior case to be
deformed or the coating to come off.
Using “Technics Audio Center”
If you install the dedicated app “Technics Audio
Center” (free of charge) on your tablet/smartphone,
you can stream music files from the device on your
network to this unit, stream online music services,
use this unit with other speakers and configure the
settings of sound quality, etc.
For details, visit:
www.technics.com/support/
Firmware updates
Occasionally, Panasonic may release updated
firmware for this unit that may add or improve the
way a feature operates. These updates are available
free of charge.
•• Refer to “Firmware updates” (⇒ 49) for details on
update.
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To dispose of or transfer this unit
Before disposing of or transferring this unit, be sure
to erase all the recorded information by restoring
the settings to factory default. (“To restore all the
settings to the factory defaults” (⇒ 52))
•• Before you dispose of or transfer this unit to a third
party, be sure to log out of your music streaming
services accounts to prevent unauthorised use of
your accounts.
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Control reference
guide
This unit (front/top)............................. 16
This unit (rear)....................................... 18
Table of contents ... 04
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Control reference guide
This unit (front/top)
01
02
07
03
06
04
05
08 09
01 [
] Standby/on switch
Press to switch the unit from on to standby
mode or vice versa. In standby mode, the unit is
still consuming a small amount of power.
02 [ ] [ ] Adjust volume
•• 0 (min) to 100 (max)
03 Display
Input source, etc. are displayed.
04 [ ] Favourite
You can register your favourite station or playlist
(USB, Podcasts, Spotify, etc.), and call them.
•• You can register up to 9 favourite stations or
playlists. To register, press and hold [ ] until
“Memorised” is displayed while a station tuned
in or music is being played back. Then, the
station or music is automatically registered to
an unused number from 1 to 9.
05 [
06 [
] Play/Pause
] Switch the input source
07 Built-in microphone (for measurement)
08 Product identification marking (Bottom of
this unit)
•• The model number is indicated.
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09 Illumination
Illuminates when the volume is adjusted from
the “Technics Audio Center” app, etc.
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Control reference guide
This unit (rear)
10BASE-T/
100BASE-TX
DIMMER
INFO
5V
500mA
L AN
AC IN
OPT IN
AUX IN
10BASE-T/
100BASE-TX
DIMMER
INFO
5V
500mA
10 11
L AN
AC IN
OPT IN
AUX IN
12 13 14
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10 [•DIMMER / -INFO]
Adjust the brightness of illumination of
the display and bottom of the unit.
•• When the display is turned off, it will light up
for a few seconds only when you operate this
unit. Before the display turns off, “Display Off”
will be displayed for a few seconds.
•• Press [•DIMMER / -INFO] repeatedly to switch
the brightness.
•• Press and hold [•DIMMER / -INFO] to display
the network status or settings. The displayed
items are changed by pressing [•DIMMER /
-INFO] repeatedly. (The brightness does not
change during this period.)
11 USB-A terminal
(DC 5 V
500 mA) (⇒ 35)
•• If a USB device is connected, [•DIMMER /
-INFO] is difficult to press. Remove the USB
device as necessary.
12 LAN terminal (⇒ 22)
13 Optical digital input terminal (⇒ 32)
14 AUX IN terminal (⇒ 30)
15 AC IN terminal (
) (⇒ 20)
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Connections
AC mains lead........................................ 20
AC mains lead connection.......................... 20
Network settings.................................. 21
Wired LAN connection............................... 22
Wireless LAN connection........................... 23
Table of contents ... 04
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Connections
AC mains lead
AC mains lead connection
Connect only after all other connections are
completed.
10BASE-T/
100BASE-TX
DIMMER
INFO
5V
500mA
L AN
AC IN
OPT IN
AUX IN
To a household mains
socket
•• Use only the supplied AC mains lead.
•• Do not connect the AC mains lead until all other
connections are complete.
•• Insert the plugs of the cables to be connected all
the way in.
•• Do not bend cables at sharp angles.
•• Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi®) setting may start when this
unit is turned on. If you stop the Wi-Fi setting,
press [ ]. To keep the Wi-Fi setting, start the
“Google Home” app and follow the on-screen
instructions. (⇒ 21, 23)
Note
•• This unit consumes a small amount of AC power
(⇒ 65) even when the unit is in standby mode.
Remove the plug from the main electrical outlet
if you will not be using the unit for an extended
period of time. Place the unit so the plug can be
easily removed.
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Connections
Network settings
You can stream online music services or
music files from your smartphone/tablet to
this unit.
This unit can be connected to a router using a LAN
cable or built-in Wi-Fi®.
For a stable connection to the network, a wired
LAN connection is recommended.
■■Preparation
If you install the “Google Home” app on your
smartphone/tablet, you can set up a connection
using the application.
•• When using the Chromecast-enabled apps to play
music on this unit (⇒ 36), set up a connection
using the “Google Home” app.
•• Make sure that the Wi-Fi function is activated on
your smartphones/tablet.
1 Install the “Google Home” app on your
smartphone/tablet.
•• To download the “Google Home” app, visit:
https://www.google.com/cast/setup/
2 Connect your smartphone/tablet to
the same network as this unit before
setting.
•• Make sure that the network is connected to the
Internet.
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Wired LAN connection
10BASE-T/
100BASE-TX
DIMMER
INFO
5V
500mA
L AN
AC IN
OPT IN
AUX IN
LAN cable
(not supplied)
Broadband router, etc.
1 Disconnect the AC mains lead.
2 Connect this unit to a broadband router,
etc. using a LAN cable.
3 Connect the AC mains lead to this unit.
(⇒ 20)
4 Press [
] to turn this unit on.
5 Start the “Google Home” app and
follow the on-screen instructions to set
up a connection.
(To use the Chromecast-enabled apps with this
unit (⇒ 36))
Note
•• While the AC mains lead is disconnected, the LAN
cable must be connected or disconnected.
•• Use category 7 or above straight LAN cables (STP)
when connecting to peripheral devices.
•• Inserting any cable other than a LAN cable in the
LAN port can damage the unit.
•• After turning on this unit, it may take some time
until this unit is activated.
•• If “Firmware update is available” is displayed after
the network connection is set up, the firmware
for this unit is available. Press and hold [
] for
5 seconds or longer to start the update. (Press [ ]
to cancel the update and an indication disappears.)
The progress is displayed as “Updating %”
while updating. (“ ” stands for a number.)
When the update has finished successfully,
“Success” is displayed. Turn this unit off and on.
•• Even when the Wi-Fi function is set to “On”, the
wired LAN function is activated while a LAN cable
being connected. (“
” disappears.)
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Wireless LAN connection
■■Preparation
Disconnect the AC mains lead.
Disconnect the LAN cable.
Place this unit as close to the wireless router as
possible.
Connect the AC mains lead to this unit. (⇒ 20)
Note
•• After turning on this unit, it may take some time
until this unit is activated.
•• If “Firmware update is available” is displayed after
the network connection is set up, the firmware
for this unit is available. Press and hold [
] for
5 seconds or longer to start the update. (Press [ ]
to cancel the update and an indication disappears.)
The progress is displayed as “Updating %”
while updating. (“ ” stands for a number.)
When the update has finished successfully,
“Success” is displayed. Turn this unit off and on.
•• “
” blinks while the network connection is not
established. When the network connection is
established, “
” disappears.
The network setting using the “Google Home”
app may be available while “
” blinks. Start the
“Google Home” app and follow the on-screen
instructions. (⇒ 27)
•• The setting will be cancelled after the set time
limit. In that case, try the setting again.
•• To cancel this setting in the middle, press [ ] or
turn the unit to standby mode.
Network setting for the first time using
the “Google Home” app
1 Press [
] to turn this unit on.
•• “Wi-Fi Setup” starts blinking.
Wi-Fi
Setup
2 Start the “Google Home” app and
follow the on-screen instructions to set
up a connection.
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Note
•• This unit will be displayed as “TechnicsSC-C50-****” if the device name is not set.
(“****” stands for characters unique to each set.)
•• You can check your network information (SSID,
MAC address and IP address) from the “Google
Home” app or “Technics Audio Center” app.
•• Some items on the “Google Home” app are
irrelevant to this unit.
•• Press [ ] to cancel the Wi-Fi setting.
•• When this unit is turned off and on before the WiFi setting is complete, “Wi-Fi Setup” is displayed
again. Perform the Wi-Fi setting or set the WiFi function to “Off” so that it is not displayed
thereafter.
•• To switch the Wi-Fi function between “On” and
“Off”, cancel the Wi-Fi setting, press and hold the
volume [ ] on the top while pressing [•DIMMER /
-INFO] on the rear of this unit for approx.
5 seconds.
•• For other connection methods (⇒ 25).
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Network setting from the setup menu
(when not using Chromecast-enabled
apps)
Using the WPS button
“WPS”
If your wireless router supports WPS, you can set up
a connection by pressing the WPS button.
•• A compatible wireless router may have the WPS
identifier mark.
•• Complete the settings within 2 minutes while
“WPS” is displayed.
1 Press and hold [
] (input source switch)
on the top while pressing [•DIMMER /
-INFO] on the rear of this unit.
•• Connection methods (WPS/WPS PIN/Wi-Fi
Setup) are displayed in turn.
•• The display changes every 5 seconds.
•• If “Wi-Fi Setup” blinks after this unit is turned
on by pressing [
], press [ ] to hide the “WiFi Setup” screen and try the setting again.
WPS
2 Release [
•• If your wireless broadband
router supports the WPS (Wi-Fi
Protected Setup™) push button
] and [•DIMMER / -INFO]
while “WPS” is displayed.
3 Press the WPS button on the wireless
router.
Example:
•• When the connection is established, “Success”
is displayed.
“Fail” may be displayed if the connection was
not complete. Try this method again from the
setup menu. If “Fail” is still displayed, try other
methods.
4 Press [
] to exit the setting.
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Using the WPS PIN code
“WPS PIN”
If your wireless router supports WPS, you can set up
a connection by entering the WPS PIN code.
•• For details on how to enter the PIN code, refer to
the operating instructions of the wireless router.
•• Complete the settings within 2 minutes while
“WPS PIN” and the PIN code are displayed.
1 Press and hold [
] (input source switch)
on the top while pressing [•DIMMER /
-INFO] on the rear of this unit.
•• Connection methods (WPS/WPS PIN/Wi-Fi
Setup) are displayed in turn.
•• The display changes every 5 seconds.
•• If “Wi-Fi Setup” blinks after this unit is turned
on by pressing [
], press [ ] to hide the “WiFi Setup” screen and try the setting again.
WPS PIN
64428147
2 Release [
•• If your wireless broadband
router support the WPS PIN code
method
] and [•DIMMER / -INFO]
while “WPS PIN” is displayed.
3 Enter the displayed PIN code (64428147)
into the wireless router from PC, etc.
•• When the connection is established, “Success”
is displayed.
“Fail” may be displayed if the connection was
not complete. Try this method again from the
setup menu. If “Fail” is still displayed, try other
methods.
4 Press [
] to exit the setting.
Note
•• When using the Chromecast-enabled apps to play
music on this unit (⇒ 36), set up a connection
using the “Google Home” app.
•• Depending on a router, other connected devices
may temporarily lose their connection.
•• For details, refer to the operating instructions of
the wireless router.
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Network setting from the setup menu
(when using Chromecast-enabled apps)
Using the “Google Home” app
“Wi-Fi Setup”
When using the Chromecast-enabled apps to play
music on this unit, you need to set up a network
connection using “Google Home” app. When the
network has been set up with another method, try
the setting again with the following procedure.
1 Press and hold [
] (input source switch)
on the top while pressing [•DIMMER /
-INFO] on the rear of this unit.
•• Connection methods (WPS/WPS PIN/Wi-Fi
Setup) are displayed in turn.
•• The display changes every 5 seconds.
•• If “Wi-Fi Setup” blinks after this unit is turned
on by pressing [
], press [ ] to hide the “WiFi Setup” screen and try the setting again.
Wi-Fi
Setup
2 Release [
•• When using the “Google Home”
app to set up a connection
] and [•DIMMER / -INFO]
while “Wi-Fi Setup” is displayed.
3 Start the app and follow the on-screen
instructions.
•• When the connection is established, “Success”
is displayed.
“Fail” may be displayed if the connection was
not complete. Try this method again from the
setup menu. If “Fail” is still displayed, try other
methods.
4 Press [
] to exit the setting.
Note
•• This unit will be displayed as “TechnicsSC-C50-****” if the device name is not set.
(“****” stands for characters unique to each set.)
•• You can check your network information (SSID,
MAC address and IP address) from the “Google
Home” app or “Technics Audio Center” app.
•• Some items on the “Google Home” app are
irrelevant to this unit.
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Enabling or disabling the wireless LAN
function
1 Press and hold the volume [ ] on the
top while pressing [•DIMMER / -INFO]
on the rear of this unit for approx.
5 seconds.
•• The Wi-Fi function switches between “On” and
“Off”.
Note
•• The factory default is “On”.
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Operations
Using the auxiliary input...................... 30
Adjust the volume level “Input Level”......... 31
Using digital audio output device....... 32
Using Bluetooth®.................................. 33
Pairing a Bluetooth® device........................ 33
Disconnect the Bluetooth® device.............. 34
Using USB device.................................. 35
Streaming music over the network..... 36
Listening to music using Chromecastenabled app............................................... 36
Streaming music files on network devices.... 38
Playing Internet Radio and Podcasts.... 39
Using AirPlay......................................... 40
Playing back music using Spotify
Connect................................................. 41
Using TIDAL........................................... 43
Using Deezer......................................... 45
Table of contents ... 04
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Operations
Using the auxiliary input
You can connect a portable audio player,
etc. with an analogue audio cable (φ3.5 mm)
(not supplied) and play back music.
10BASE-T/
100BASE-TX
DIMMER
INFO
5V
500mA
L AN
AC IN
OPT IN
AUX IN
Analogue audio
cable (φ3.5 mm)
(not supplied)
Portable audio player, etc.
1 Disconnect the AC mains lead.
2 Connect this unit and a portable audio
player, etc.
3 Connect the AC mains lead to this unit.
(⇒ 20)
4 Press [
5 Press [
] to turn this unit on.
] repeatedly to select “AUX”.
6 Start playback on the connected device.
Note
•• When enjoying video contents with this
function, the video and audio output may not be
synchronised.
•• Pressing [
] mutes the sound while playing back.
(To cancel the muting, adjust the volume, press
again or turn the unit to standby.)
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Adjust the volume level
“Input Level”
If sound distortion occurs when using the analogue
audio input terminals, setting to “Low” may improve
the sound quality.
1 Press [
] to select “AUX”.
2 Press and hold [
3 Release [
] for 5 seconds.
] when “Input Level” and
“Low” are displayed.
•• Press and hold [
] again to set to “High”.
Note
•• The factory default is “High”.
•• This item can also be set from the dedicated
application “Technics Audio Center” (free of
charge).
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Operations
Using digital audio output
device
You can connect a CD player, etc. with
optical digital audio cable (not supplied) and
play back music.
10BASE-T/
100BASE-TX
DIMMER
INFO
5V
500mA
L AN
AC IN
OPT IN
AUX IN
Optical digital
audio cable
(not supplied)
CD player, etc.
1 Disconnect the AC mains lead.
2 Connect this unit and a CD player etc.
3 Connect the AC mains lead to this unit.
(⇒ 20)
4 Press [
5 Press [
] to turn this unit on.
] repeatedly to select “OPT”.
6 Start playback on the connected device.
Note
•• When enjoying video contents with this
function, the video and audio output may not be
synchronised.
•• Pressing [
] mutes the sound while playing back.
(To cancel the muting, adjust the volume, press
again or turn the unit to standby.)
•• The digital audio input terminal of this unit can
only detect the following linear PCM signals. For
details, refer to the operating instructions of the
connected device.
Sampling frequency:
32/44.1/48/88.2/96 kHz
Number of quantisation bits:
16/24 bit
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Operations
Using Bluetooth®
You can listen to the sound from the
Bluetooth® audio device from this unit
wirelessly.
•• Refer to the operating instructions of the
Bluetooth® device for details.
Bluetooth® device
Pairing a Bluetooth® device
■■Preparation
•• Turn on this unit, Bluetooth® device and place the
device near this unit.
•• Turn on the Bluetooth® feature of the device.
■■Registering the Bluetooth® device
1 Press [
] repeatedly to select “ ”.
•• “ ” blinks at 1 second interval when registering
for the first time. Proceed to step 3.
2 Press and hold [
] to enter pairing
mode.
•• “ ” blinks at 1 second interval.
3 Open the Bluetooth® connection screen,
etc. on the Bluetooth® device, and select
“Technics-SC-C50-****”*1, 2.
•• If the device name is set on the “Google Home”
app, the set name is displayed.
4 Play music by operating the Bluetooth®
device.
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■■Connecting the paired Bluetooth® device
1 Press [
] repeatedly to select “ ”.
•• “ ” blinks per second and this unit tries to
connect to the last connected Bluetooth®
device. After the connection is complete,
proceed to step 3.
•• If another Bluetooth® device is already
connected with this unit, disconnect from the
Bluetooth® device.
2 Open the Bluetooth® connection screen,
etc. on the Bluetooth® device, and select
“Technics-SC-C50-****”*1, 2.
•• If the device name is set on the “Google Home”
app, the set name is displayed.
3 Play music by operating the Bluetooth®
device.
Note
•• If prompted for the passkey, input “0000”.
•• You can register up to 8 devices with this unit. If a
9th device is paired, the device that has not been
used the longest will be replaced.
•• Refer to the operating instructions of the
Bluetooth® device for details.
*1:“****” stands for a number that is unique to
each set.
*2:The device name can be changed with the
dedicated application “Technics Audio Center”
(free of charge).
Disconnect the Bluetooth® device
Disconnect from the Bluetooth® device or
disconnect by selecting a different input source.
Note
•• This unit can only be connected to one device at a
time.
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Operations
Using USB device
You can play back music stored on the
connected USB device using the dedicated
app “Technics Audio Center” (free of charge)
on your tablet/smartphone. For details, visit:
www.technics.com/support/
10BASE-T/
100BASE-TX
DIMMER
INFO
5V
500mA
L AN
AC IN
OPT IN
AUX IN
USB device
1 Connect a USB device to the unit.
2 Press [
] repeatedly to select “USB”.
3 Start the dedicated app “Technics Audio
Center” on your device (smartphone,
tablet, etc.) and play back the music.
•• Playback also starts by pressing [
unit.
] on this
Note
•• The repeat playback, random playback, etc. can be
set by using the dedicated application “Technics
Audio Center” (free of charge).
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Operations
Streaming music over the
network
Listening to music using
Chromecast-enabled app
This unit is compatible with Chromecast-enabled
apps. For detailed information of Chromecastenabled apps, visit:
g.co/cast/apps
■■Preparation
•• Complete the network settings. (⇒ 21)
Make sure that the network is connected to the
Internet.
•• Install a Chromecast-enabled app on your device
(smartphone, tablet, etc.).
•• Connect the device to the network currently used
at home.
1 Start the Chromecast-enabled app on
your device (smartphone, tablet, etc.)
and select this unit as the connecting
device.
•• The input source is automatically switched to
“Chromecast built-in”.
2 Play back the music.
•• “Casting” is displayed.
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Not all music streaming services are available in
all countries/regions. Registration/subscription
may be required, or fees may be charged to use
music streaming services. Services are subject to
change or be discontinued. For details, visit an
individual music streaming service’s website.
Important notice:
Before you dispose of or transfer this unit
to a third party, be sure to log out of your
music streaming services accounts to prevent
unauthorised use of your accounts.
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Streaming music files on network
devices
You can stream music files from the device on your
network to this unit by using the free app “Technics
Audio Center”.
■■Preparation
•• Complete the network settings. (⇒ 21)
•• Connect the following devices to the same
network as this unit.
Device with “Technics Audio Center” app
installed
Device containing music source
1 Install the free app “Technics Audio
Center” on your smartphone, tablet,
etc.
•• Download and install the app from the website
below.
www.technics.com/support/
2 Start the app “Technics Audio Center”.
•• Always use the latest version of the app.
3 Select this unit as the output speaker.
4 Select a music source.
5 Select a music file.
•• The input source to be displayed varies
depending on the content.
If playing back files stored in the media
server, “DMR” (Digital Media Renderer) is
shown.
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Operations
Playing Internet Radio and
Podcasts
Using the free app “Technics Audio Center”,
you can play an internet radio by setting this
unit as a speaker for the internet radio. For
details, visit:
www.technics.com/support/
■■Preparation
•• Complete the network settings. (⇒ 21)
Make sure that the network is connected to the
Internet.
•• Connect the device to the network currently used
at home.
1 Start “Technics Audio Center” on your
device (smartphone, tablet, etc.).
2 Select “Internet Radio” / “Podcasts”
from “Technics Audio Center”.
3 Play back the music.
•• ”
” is displayed while playing back the
internet radio station.
•• ”Podcasts” is displayed while playing back
Podcasts.
•• For operation details, refer to the operating
instructions of “Technics Audio Center”. For
details, visit:
www.technics.com/support/
•• Pressing [
] mutes the sound while playing
back the internet radio station. (To cancel the
muting, adjust the volume, press again or turn
the unit to standby.)
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Operations
Using AirPlay
You can play back music stored on iOS
device, etc. using AirPlay.
■■Preparation
•• Complete the network settings. (⇒ 21)
•• Connect the iOS device or PC to the same network
as this unit.
1 (iOS device)
Start the “Music” (or iPod) app.
(PC)
Start “iTunes”.
2 Select “Technics-SC-C50-****”*1, 2 from
).
the AirPlay icon (e.g.
•• If the device name is set on the “Google Home”
app, the set name is displayed.
3 Start play.
•• Check the volume settings before starting the
playback.
•• When AirPlay is used for the first time, the volume
may be output at the maximum setting.
•• The playback will start with a slight delay.
*1:“****” stands for a number that is unique to
each set.
*2:The device name can be changed with the
dedicated application “Technics Audio Center”
(free of charge).
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Operations
Playing back music using
Spotify Connect
This unit is compatible with Spotify Connect
for the online music service (Spotify). You
can play music from the music streaming
service of Spotify by operating your
smartphone, tablet, etc.
■■Preparation
•• You will need Spotify Premium. For details, visit
the following website.
www.spotify.com/connect/
•• Complete the network settings. (⇒ 21)
Make sure that the network is connected to the
Internet.
•• Connect the device to be used to the network of
this unit.
1 Start the Spotify app on your device,
and play back music.
2 Select the currently playing title on the
bottom of the screen.
•• The playback screen is displayed.
3 Select “Devices Available”.
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4 Select this unit as the connecting device.
Note
•• The device name of this unit will be displayed as
“Technics-SC-C50-****”*1, 2.
•• If the device name is set on the “Google Home”
app, the set name is displayed.
•• Registration/subscription is required.
•• Spotify Premium requires a usage charge.
•• Services, icons, and specifications are subject to
change.
*1:“****” stands for a number that is unique to
each set.
2:
* The device name can be changed with the
dedicated application “Technics Audio Center”
(free of charge).
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Operations
Using TIDAL
You can play music from the music
streaming service, TIDAL on this unit
by operating the dedicated application
“Technics Audio Center” (free of charge) on
your smartphone, tablet, etc.
For details of TIDAL, visit the following
website.
www.tidal.com
■■Preparation
•• Install the latest “Technics Audio Center” on your
device (smartphone, tablet, etc.). For details, visit:
www.technics.com/support/
•• Connect this unit and your device on which
“Technics Audio Center” has been installed to the
network connected to the Internet. For details,
refer to their operating instructions.
1 Start “Technics Audio Center” on your
device (smartphone, tablet, etc.).
2 Select “TIDAL” from “Technics Audio
Center”.
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3 Follow the on-screen instructions and
start playback.
(If you do not have an account, you
need to register the account.)
•• “
” is displayed while playing back.
•• Before using TIDAL, the account registration is
required (paid service).
•• For operation details, refer to the operating
instructions of “Technics Audio Center”. For
details, visit:
www.technics.com/support/
Note
•• Depending on the country or region, playback may
not be available.
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Operations
Using Deezer
You can play music from the music
streaming service, Deezer on this unit
by operating the dedicated application
“Technics Audio Center” (free of charge) on
your smartphone, tablet, etc.
For details of Deezer, visit the following
website.
www.deezer.com
■■Preparation
•• Install the latest “Technics Audio Center” on your
device (smartphone, tablet, etc.). For details, visit:
www.technics.com/support/
•• Connect this unit and your device on which
“Technics Audio Center” has been installed to the
network connected to the Internet. For details,
refer to their operating instructions.
1 Start “Technics Audio Center” on your
device (smartphone, tablet, etc.).
2 Select “Deezer” from “Technics Audio
Center”.
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3 Follow the on-screen instructions and
start playback.
(If you do not have an account, you
need to register the account.)
•• Before using Deezer, the account registration is
required (paid service).
•• For operation details, refer to the operating
instructions of “Technics Audio Center”. For
details, visit:
www.technics.com/support/
Note
•• Depending on the country or region, playback may
not be available.
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Settings
Using the favourite function................ 48
Registering your favourite station or
playlist to this unit.................................... 48
Other settings....................................... 49
Firmware updates “F/W Update”............... 49
Setting up this unit from
“Technics Audio Center”............................ 50
Table of contents ... 04
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Settings
Using the favourite function
Registering your favourite station
or playlist to this unit
You can register your favourite station or playlist
(USB, Podcasts, Spotify, etc.) and call up the station
or playlist easily by pressing [ ].
•• You can register up to 9 favourite stations or
playlists.
•• The favourite function (registering/calling up/
deleting) can also be set from the dedicated
application “Technics Audio Center” (free of
charge).
1 Press and hold [ ] while the favourite
station or playlist is played back.
•• The unregistered number from 1 to 9 is
automatically assigned.
•• “Memorised” is displayed when the registration
is completed. “Not Valid” is displayed if unable
to register.
Note
•• If a 10th station or playlist is added, “Full” is
displayed. Delete the stations or playlists.
Calling up the favourite station or
playlist
1 Press [ ] repeatedly.
•• Press repeatedly to switch to the registered
number to be played back.
Note
•• If the station or playlist cannot be found after the
input source is switched, playback does not start
or other music may play back.
Deleting the favourite station or playlist
1 Press [ ] repeatedly to switch to the
registered number to be deleted.
•• Press repeatedly to switch to the registered
number to be deleted. Select the station or
playlist to be deleted.
2 Press [ ] while pressing [•DIMMER /
-INFO] when “ 1-9” to be deleted is
displayed.
•• “Deleted” is displayed.
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Settings
Other settings
Firmware updates
“F/W Update”
Occasionally, Panasonic may release updated
firmware for this unit that may add or improve the
way a feature operates. These updates are available
free of charge.
•• For the update information, refer to the following
website.
www.technics.com/support/firmware/
Downloading may take approx. 10 minutes
or longer.
Do not disconnect the AC mains lead or turn
this unit to standby while updating.
Do not disconnect the USB flash memory
while updating.
•• The progress is displayed as “Updating %”
while updating. (“ ” stands for a number.)
Note
•• During the update process, no other operations
can be performed.
•• If there are no updates, “Firmware is Up To Date”
is displayed. (No need to update it.)
•• Updating the firmware may reset the settings of
this unit.
Update via Internet
■■Preparation
•• Connect this unit to the network. (⇒ 21)
Make sure that the network is connected to the
Internet.
1 “Firmware update is available” is
displayed if the firmware for this unit is
available.
2 Press and hold [
] for 5 seconds or
longer to start the update.
•• The progress is displayed as “Updating %”
while updating. (“ ” stands for a number.)
•• When the update has finished successfully,
“Success” is displayed. Turn this unit off and on.
•• Firmware updating can also be set from the
dedicated application “Technics Audio Center”
(free of charge).
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Note
•• Downloading may take longer depending on the
internet connection environment, etc.
•• Firmware updating may automatically start after
the network setting is complete (⇒ 21).
Update via USB flash memory
■■Preparation
•• Download the latest firmware on the USB flash
memory. For details, refer to the following
website.
www.technics.com/support/firmware/
1 Connect the USB flash memory with
new firmware.
2 Press [
] repeatedly to select “USB”.
3 Press and hold [
] for 5 seconds or
longer to start the update.
•• The progress is displayed as “Updating %”
while updating. (“ ” stands for a number.)
•• When the update has finished successfully,
“Success” is displayed. Turn this unit off and on.
Note
•• Downloading may take longer depending on the
USB flash memory.
Setting up this unit from
“Technics Audio Center”
You can configure the various settings of this unit
using the dedicated app “Technics Audio Center”
(free of charge). For details, visit:
www.technics.com/support/
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Others
Troubleshooting.................................... 52
Heat buildup of this unit............................. 52
Do you have the latest firmware
installed?.................................................. 52
To restore all the settings to the factory
defaults...................................................... 52
General...................................................... 53
USB............................................................ 54
Bluetooth®................................................. 55
Network..................................................... 56
Spotify/TIDAL/Deezer/Internet Radio/
Podcasts.................................................... 58
Messages................................................... 58
Playable media.......................................61
USB.............................................................61
About Bluetooth®................................. 62
Licenses.................................................. 63
Specifications........................................ 65
Table of contents ... 04
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Others
Troubleshooting
Before requesting service, make the
following checks. If you are uncertain about
some of the check points, or if the solutions
indicated in the following guide do not
resolve the issue, then consult your dealer
for instructions.
Heat buildup of this unit
This unit becomes warm while in use.
•• Be careful when touching the bottom of this unit
because the bottom of this unit may be hot. For
installation or unit care, disconnect the AC mains
lead, wait for at least 3 minutes.
Do you have the latest firmware
installed?
Panasonic is constantly improving the unit’s
firmware to ensure that our customers are enjoying
the latest technology. (⇒ 49)
To restore all the settings to the
factory defaults
When the following situations occur, reset the
memory:
•• There is no response when operating.
•• You want to clear and reset the memory contents.
1 When the unit is on, press and hold [
]
for 5 seconds or longer while pressing
[•DIMMER / -INFO].
•• The initialisation starts.
2 After the initialisation, this unit restarts.
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General
The unit does not work.
Operations are not done properly.
•• One of the unit’s safety devices, etc. may have
been activated.
Press [
] on the unit to switch the unit to
standby.
•• If the unit does not switch to standby, press
[
] on the unit for at least 5 seconds. The
unit is forcibly switched to standby.
Alternatively, disconnect the AC mains lead,
wait for at least 3 minutes, then reconnect it.
Press [
] on the unit to switch on. (It may take
some time for this unit to be turned on.)
•• If the unit still cannot be operated, consult the
dealer.
A “humming” sound can be heard during
playback.
•• An AC mains lead of another device or fluorescent
light is near the cables. Turn off other appliances,
or keep them away from the cables of this unit.
•• A strong magnetic field near a TV or other device
may adversely affect the audio quality. Keep this
unit away from such a location.
•• The speakers may output noise when a device
nearby is emitting powerful radio waves, such as
when a mobile phone is on a call.
No sound.
•• Check the volume of this unit and the connected
device.
•• Check to see if the cable connections to the input
terminal of this unit and output terminal of the
connected device are incorrect. If this is the case,
turn this unit to standby and reconnect the cables
correctly.
•• Check to see if the correct input source is selected.
•• Insert the plugs of the cables to be connected all
the way in.
•• Playback of multi-channel content is not
supported.
•• The digital audio input terminal of this unit can
only detect linear PCM signals. For details, refer to
the operating instructions of the device.
Playback does not start.
•• Depending on your environment or connected
devices, it may take some time.
•• Check to see if the format of the file is supported.
For supported formats, refer to “File format”.
(⇒ 68)
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The unit turns to standby mode automatically.
•• This unit incorporates a protection circuit to
prevent damage caused by heat buildup. When
you use this unit at a high volume level for a long
period of time, it may turn off automatically. Wait
for this unit to cool down before turning on this
unit again. (For approximately 3 minutes)
The settings are reset to the factory defaults.
•• Updating the firmware may reset the settings.
USB
The USB drive or its contents cannot be read.
•• The USB drive format or its contents is/are not
compatible with the unit. (⇒ 61)
•• The USB drive may not be read which has the files/
folders with the long names, even if the number of
the files/folders of the USB device doesn’t reach a
maximum number (⇒ 66).
No response when [
] is pressed.
•• Check to see if the format of the file is supported.
(⇒ 69)
•• Disconnect the USB device and then reconnect
it. Alternatively, turn the unit to standby and on
again.
Slow operation of the USB flash drive.
•• Large file size or high memory USB flash drive
takes longer time to read.
•• It may take some time if there are a lot of files or
folders on it.
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Bluetooth®
Pairing cannot be completed.
•• Check the Bluetooth® device condition.
The device cannot be connected.
•• The pairing of the device was unsuccessful or the
registration has been replaced. Try re-pairing the
device. (⇒ 33)
•• This unit might be connected to a different device.
Disconnect the other device and try re-pairing the
device.
The device is connected, but audio cannot be
heard through this unit.
•• For some built-in Bluetooth® devices, you have
to set the audio output to this unit manually.
Read the operating instructions for the device for
details.
The sound is interrupted.
•• The device is out of the 10 m communication
range. Bring the Bluetooth® device closer to this
system.
•• Remove any obstacle between this system and the
device.
•• Other devices that use the 2.4 GHz frequency
band (wireless router, microwaves, cordless
phones, etc.) are interfering. Bring the Bluetooth®
device closer to this system and distance it from
the other devices.
•• Switch the transmission mode of this unit, and it
can be set by using the free app “Technics Audio
Center”.
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Network
Cannot connect to the network.
•• Confirm the network connection and settings.
(⇒ 21)
•• If the network is set to be invisible, make the
network visible while you set up the network for
this unit or make a wired LAN connection.
To switch the Wi-Fi function between “On” and
“Off”, press and hold the volume [ ] on the top
while pressing [•DIMMER / -INFO] on the rear of
this unit for approx. 5 seconds.
•• This system’s Wi-Fi security supports WPA2™.
Your wireless router must therefore be WPA2™
compatible. For details on the security supported
by your router and how to change the settings,
please refer to the operating instructions or
contact your internet service provider.
•• Make sure that the multicast function on the
wireless router is enabled.
•• Depending on the router, WPS button may not
work. Try another connection method. (⇒ 25)
•• The wireless LAN environment or radio
interference in your area may cause connection
problem. In this case, try another connection
method. If the problem persists, make a wired
LAN connection. (⇒ 22)
•• While the AC mains lead is disconnected, the LAN
cable must be connected or disconnected.
Cannot select this system as the output
speakers.
•• Make sure that the devices are connected to the
same network as this unit.
•• Reconnect the devices to the network.
•• Turn the wireless router off and then on.
•• Turn this unit to standby and on, and then select
this system as the output speakers again.
Cannot select this unit from the Chromecastenabled apps.
•• When using the Chromecast-enabled apps to play
music on this unit, you need to set up a network
connection using “Google Home” app. (⇒ 27)
•• You may not select this unit from the video apps,
etc.
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Playback does not start.
The sound is interrupted.
•• If using the 2.4 GHz band on the wireless router,
simultaneous use with other 2.4 GHz devices, such
as microwaves, cordless telephones, etc., may
result in connection interruptions. Increase the
distance between this unit and these devices.
If your wireless router supports 5 GHz band, try
using the 5 GHz band.
•• Do not place this system inside a metal cabinet, for
it might block the Wi-Fi signal.
•• If the playback stops, check the playback status on
the device.
•• Place this system closer to the wireless router.
•• Press and hold [•DIMMER / -INFO] to display the
network status, and press again to display the
Wi-Fi signal strength level. The signal strength is
shown as 3 (max) - 0 (not connected). Change the
position or angle of your wireless router or this
system, and see if the connection improves.
•• If several wireless devices are simultaneously using
the same wireless network as this unit, try turning
off the other devices or reducing their wireless
network usage.
•• Reconnect the devices to the network.
•• Turn the wireless router off and then on.
•• Setting QoS function of your router to “disable”
may resolve the sound interruptions.
•• With some iOS and iTunes versions, it may not
be possible to restart the AirPlay playback if the
selector is changed (e.g. “AUX”) or this unit is in
standby mode, during the AirPlay playback. In this
case, select a different device from the AirPlay icon
of the Music App or iTunes and then re-select this
system as the output speakers. (⇒ 40)
•• If the above solutions do not solve the problem,
make a wired LAN connection for all connected
devices which have LAN terminal (this unit,
Network Attached Storage, media server, etc.).
(⇒ 22)
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Spotify/TIDAL/Deezer/
Internet Radio/Podcasts
Playback does not start.
The sound is interrupted.
•• The station that does not broadcast cannot be
played back (or it will be skipped).
•• The internet radio station may not be played back
depending on the broadcasting method or the
network condition.
•• Depending on the internet connection
environment, the sound may be interrupted or it
may take some time to play back.
•• Service may not be available depending on the
country or area.
•• The services through Network Service are
operated by their respective service providers, and
service may be discontinued either temporarily or
permanently without notice.
Messages
Auto Off
The unit turns to standby mode by the auto off
function.
•• Press [ ], etc. to cancel it.
•• The auto off function can be changed with the
dedicated application “Technics Audio Center”
(free of charge).
Download Fail
•• The firmware download has failed. Press any
button to exit. Please try again later.
•• The server cannot be found. Press any button to
exit. Make sure that the network is connected to
the internet.
Empty
The favourite station or playlist is not registered.
•• Register the favourite station or playlist. (⇒ 48)
Fail
•• Network connection is not complete. Try the
setting again. (⇒ 21)
•• Space Tune is not complete. Check the procedure
of setting and retry the Space Tune setting. (⇒ 13)
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Firmware update is available
•• The firmware (free of charge) for this unit is
available.
Press and hold [
] for 5 seconds or longer.
•• The update automatically starts.
•• The progress is displayed as “Updating %”
while updating. (“ ” stands for a number.)
•• When the update has finished successfully,
“Success” is displayed.
Turn this unit off after “Success” is displayed.
Turn this unit on after 3 minutes.
•• For the update information, refer to the following
website.
www.technics.com/support/firmware/
Full
You cannot register the favourite stations or
playlists more than 9.
•• Delete the stations or playlists (⇒ 48).
•• You can also delete the favourite station or playlist
from the dedicated application “Technics Audio
Center” (free of charge).
“F
” (“ ” stands for a number.)
•• An abnormality has occurred. (If this unit detects
an abnormality, the protection circuit is activated,
and the power may be turned off automatically.)
Is this unit placed in an extremely hot place?
Wait a few seconds and then turn the unit
on again. (The protection circuit will be
deactivated.)
If the problem persists, write down the displayed
number, disconnect the AC mains lead and consult
your dealer.
Load Fail
•• The firmware cannot be found on the USB flash
memory.
•• Download the latest firmware on the USB flash
memory and try again. (⇒ 50)
No Device
No USB device is connected.
•• Connect the USB device to be played. (⇒ 35)
The USB device cannot be played back.
•• Check to see if the file system of USB device is
playable. (⇒ 61)
Not Valid
•• The function you have tried to use is not available
with the current settings. Check the steps and
settings.
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Operate via App
The key operation of this unit is disabled.
•• Make sure to operate from the dedicated
application “Technics Audio Center” (free of
charge) when you stream music files from the
device on your network or online music services
etc.
For details, visit:
www.technics.com/support/
Unlocked
•• “OPT” is selected, but no device is connected.
Check the connection with the device. (⇒ 32)
•• The sampling frequency components, etc. of the
audio signals are not input correctly.
For supported formats, refer to “File format”
(⇒ 68)
USB Over Current Error
•• USB device is drawing too much power.
Disconnect the USB device and turn the unit to
standby and on again. (⇒ 35)
Wired LAN
The LAN cable is connected to this unit.
•• Disconnect the LAN cable when setting the
wireless LAN connection. (⇒ 23)
Wi-Fi Setup
•• Wireless LAN (Wi-Fi) setting may start when this
unit is turned on. If you stop the Wi-Fi setting,
press [ ]. To keep the Wi-Fi setting, start the
“Google Home” app and follow the on-screen
instructions. (⇒ 21, 23)
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Others
Playable media
USB
•• This unit does not guarantee connection with all
USB devices.
•• FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS file systems are
supported.
•• This unit supports USB 2.0 high speed.
•• USB devices may not be recognised by this unit
when connected using the following:
a USB hub
a USB extension cable
•• It is not possible to use USB card reader/writers.
•• This unit cannot record music to a USB device.
•• Not all files on the USB device may be read if there
are some files not supported.
•• About supported format, refer to “File format”
(⇒ 68)
■■Folder and file structure
When pressing [
] on this unit, the playback
starts in the following order as shown.
Example:
Folder
Music file
Music 1
Music 2
Music 3
Music 4
Music 5
•• For operation details, refer to the operating
instructions of “Technics Audio Center”. For
details, visit:
www.technics.com/support/
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Others
About Bluetooth®
Panasonic bears no responsibility for data and/
or information that is compromised during a
wireless transmission.
Frequency band used
•• This system uses the 2.4 GHz frequency band.
Certification of this device
•• This system conforms to frequency restrictions and
has received certification based on frequency laws.
Thus, a wireless permit is not necessary.
•• The actions below are punishable by law in some
countries:
Taking apart or modifying the system.
Removing specification indications.
Restrictions of use
•• Wireless transmission and/or usage with all
Bluetooth® equipped devices is not guaranteed.
•• All devices must conform to standards set by
Bluetooth SIG, Inc.
•• Depending on the specifications and settings of a
device, it can fail to connect or some operations
can be different.
•• This system supports Bluetooth® security features.
But depending on the operating environment and/
or settings, this security is possibly not sufficient.
Transmit data wirelessly to this system with
caution.
•• This system cannot transmit data to a Bluetooth®
device.
Range of use
•• Use this device at a maximum range of 10 m.
The range can decrease depending on the
environment, obstacles or interference.
Interference from other devices
•• This system may not function properly and
troubles such as noise and sound jumps may arise
due to radio wave interference if this system is
located too close to other Bluetooth® devices or
the devices that use the 2.4 GHz band.
•• This system may not function properly if radio
waves from a nearby broadcasting station, etc. is
too strong.
Intended usage
•• This system is for normal, general use only.
•• Do not use this system near an equipment or in an
environment that is sensitive to radio frequency
interference (example: airports, hospitals,
laboratories, etc.).
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Others
Licenses
The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Logo is a certification
mark of Wi-Fi Alliance ®.
The Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ Logo is a
certification mark of Wi-Fi Alliance ®.
“Wi-Fi®” is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi
Alliance ®.
“Wi-Fi Protected Setup™”, “WPA™”, and
“WPA2™” are trademarks of Wi-Fi Alliance ®.
Use of the Works with Apple badge means
that an accessory has been designed to work
specifically with the technology identified in the
badge and has been certified by the developer to
meet Apple performance standards.
Apple and AirPlay are trademarks of Apple Inc.,
registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Google, Google Home, Android, Google Play,
Chromecast, Chromecast built-in and other
related marks and logos are trademarks of
Google LLC.
Windows is a trademark or a registered
trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United
States and other countries.
Windows Media and the Windows logo
are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/
or other countries. This product is protected by
certain intellectual property rights of Microsoft
Corporation and third parties. Use or distribution
of such technology outside of this product is
prohibited without a license from Microsoft or an
authorized Microsoft subsidiary and third parties.
Mac and OS X are trademarks of Apple Inc.,
registered in the U.S. and other countries.
The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are
registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth
SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Panasonic
Corporation is under license. Other trademarks
and trade names are those of their respective
owners.
DSD is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
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FLAC Decoder
Copyright (C) 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004,
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 Josh Coalson
Redistribution and use in source and binary
forms, with or without modification, are
permitted provided that the following conditions
are met:
Redistributions of source code must retain the
above copyright notice, this list of conditions
and the following disclaimer.
Redistributions in binary form must reproduce
the above copyright notice, this list of
conditions and the following disclaimer in the
documentation and/or other materials provided
with the distribution.
Neither the name of the Xiph.org Foundation
nor the names of its contributors may be used
to endorse or promote products derived from
this software without specific prior written
permission.
THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE
COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS
“AS IS” AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE FOUNDATION OR
CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT,
INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY,
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF
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OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS
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ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER
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(INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE)
ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF
THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
The Spotify software is subject to third party
licenses found here:
www.spotify.com/connect/third-party-licenses
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Others
Specifications
■■GENERAL
Power supply
AC 220 V to 240 V,
50/60 Hz
Power consumption
42 W
Power consumption
in standby mode
(Network Standby
Off)
0.2 W
Power consumption
in standby mode
(Network Standby
On with Wireless
LAN)
2.0 W
Power consumption
in standby mode
(Network Standby
On with Wired LAN)
2.0 W
Dimensions
(W×H×D)
375 mm × 220 mm ×
197 mm
Mass
Approx. 5.9 kg
Operating
temperature range
0 °C to +40 °C
Operating humidity
range
35 % to 80 % RH
(no condensation)
■■AMPLIFIER SECTION
Output power
Front speaker (L/R):
20 W + 20 W
(1 kHz, T.H.D. 1.0 %,
8 Ω, 20 kHz LPF)
Front speaker (Center):
20 W
(1 kHz, T.H.D. 1.0 %,
8 Ω, 20 kHz LPF)
Subwoofer:
40 W
(100 Hz, T.H.D. 1.0 %,
4 Ω, 20 kHz LPF)
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■■SPEAKER SECTION
Front speaker (L/C/R)
Type
2 way, 2 speaker (Closed)
Woofer
6.5 cm × 1/ch, Cone type
Tweeter
1.6 cm × 1/ch, Dome type
Subwoofer
Type
1 way,
1 speaker (Bass reflex)
Subwoofer
12 cm × 1, Cone type
■■Bluetooth® SECTION
Bluetooth® system
specification
Bluetooth® Ver.4.2
Wireless equipment
classification
Class 2 (2.5 mW)
Supported profiles
A2DP, AVRCP
Supported codec
AAC, SBC
Frequency band
2.4 GHz band FH-SS
Operating distance
Approx. 10 m Line of
sight*1
*1: Prospective communication distance
Measurement environment:
Temperature 25 °C/Height 1.0 m
Measure in “Mode1”
■■TERMINALS SECTION
USB
Type A Connector
USB 2.0 High-Speed
USB Mass Storage Class
Support Memory
Capacity
2 TB (max)
Maximum number
of folders (albums)
800
Maximum number
of files (songs)
8000
File system
FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
USB port power
DC OUT 5 V 500 mA (max)
Ethernet interface
LAN
(100BASE-TX/10BASE-T)
AUX Input
Stereo, φ3.5 mm Jack
Digital Input
Optical digital input
(Optical terminal)
Format support
LPCM
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■■Wi-Fi SECTION
Standard
IEEE802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Frequency band
2.4 GHz band
5 GHz band
Security
WPA2™,
Mixed mode WPA2™/
WPA™
WPS version
Version 2.0
•• The WLAN feature of this product shall exclusively
be used inside buildings.
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■■File format
This unit supports the following file formats.
•• This unit does not support the playback of copyprotected music files.
•• Playback of all files in formats supported by this
unit is not guaranteed.
•• Playback of a file in a format not supported by
this unit may cause choppy audio or noise. In such
cases, check to see if this unit supports the file
format.
•• This unit does not support VBR (Variable Bit Rate)
playback.
•• Some of the connected devices or servers may
be capable of converting files in formats not
supported by this unit and output them. For
details, refer to the operating instructions for your
devices or servers.
•• File information (sampling frequency, etc.) shown
by this unit and playback software may differ from
each other.
LPCM
32/44.1/48/
88.2/96 kHz
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Bit rate/
Number of
quantisation bits
Sampling
frequency
Format support
Optical digital input
16/24 bit
(Continued)
Extension
MP3
.mp3
32/44.1/
48 kHz
16 to
320 kbps
AAC
.m4a
.aac
32/44.1/48/
88.2/96 kHz
16 to
320 kbps
.wav
32/44.1/48/
88.2/96/
176.4/192/
352.8/
384 kHz
16/24/32 bit
.flac
32/44.1/48/
88.2/96/
176.4/192/
352.8/384 kHz
16/24 bit
.aiff
32/44.1/48/
88.2/96/
176.4/192/
352.8/384 kHz
16/24/32 bit
ALAC
.m4a
32/44.1/48/
88.2/96/
176.4/192/
352.8/384 kHz
16/24 bit
DSD
.dff
.dsf
2.8/5.6/
11.2 MHz
WAV
FLAC
AIFF
Sampling
frequency
File format
Bit rate/
Number of
quantisation bits
USB-A
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Extension
MP3
.mp3
32/44.1/
48 kHz
16 to 320
kbps
AAC
.m4a
.aac
32/44.1/48/
88.2/96 kHz
16 to 320
kbps
WAV
.wav
32/44.1/48/
88.2/96/
176.4/192/
352.8/384 kHz
16/24/32 bit
FLAC
.flac
32/44.1/48/
88.2/96/
176.4/192/
352.8/384 kHz
16/24 bit
.aiff
32/44.1/48/
88.2/96/
176.4/192/
352.8/384 kHz
16/24/32 bit
ALAC
.m4a
32/44.1/48/
88.2/96/
176.4/192/
352.8/384 kHz
16/24 bit
DSD
.dff
.dsf
2.8/5.6/
11.2 MHz
AIFF
Sampling
frequency
File format
Bit rate/
Number of
quantisation bits
LAN (DMR)*
*: Whether or not each music file can be played
back over your network is determined by the
network server even if the format of the file
is listed above. For example, if you are using
Windows Media Player 11, not all music files on
the PC are playable. You can play back only those
added to the library of Windows Media Player 11.
Note
•• Specifications are subject to change without
notice.
•• Mass and dimensions are approximate.
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Headquarter Address:
Panasonic Corporation
Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
Importer for Europe:
Panasonic Marketing Europe GmbH
Panasonic Testing Centre
Winsbergring 15, 22525 Hamburg, Germany
Panasonic Corporation
Web Site: http://www.panasonic.com
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