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Panasonic STX302L Operating Instructions | Manualzz
- Technics
- STEREO SYNTHESIZER TUNER
> 1-X30U2L/ST-X302L A
STEREO INTEGRATED A RANIICIED
II. 1 LA TAZA CL 741 1VIF LIFE
| SU-X320/SU-X 120
STEREO DOUBLE-CASSETTE DECK
= RS-X3820/RS-X120
: OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
ST-X302L/ST-X302LA, ST-X302L/ST-X302LA,
SU-X320, RS-X320 SU-X120, RS-X120
Before operating this unit, please read these instructions completely.
> Printed in Japan
[GC Imprimé au Japon H1291Y0
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We want to thank you for selecting this product and
to welcome you to the growing family of satistied
Technics product owners around the world.
We feel certain you wili get maximum enioyment
These operating instructions are applicable to the following models.
from this new addition to your home.
Please read these operating instructions carefully,
and be sure to keep them handy for convenient
reference.
These operating instructions, however, fundamentally explain the operation of models ST-X302L/ST-X302LA, SU-X320 and RS5-X320.
Tuner Amplifier Cassette Deck
ST-X302L | SU-X320 RS-X320
ST-X302LA ; SU-X120 ; RS-X120
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Contents
* Ве?ог ЦШзе................................ 2
* Suggestions for Safety ................... 3
* Accessories ................—.—.0e—.. e... 4
es Connections . .......... ... ............... 5
* Front Panel Controts and runciions .. 10
* Basic Operating Procedure ............... 15
о Settingthe Time ...... .......... ........ 17
* Listening to Radio Broadcasts ........... 18
* Listening to Tapes ....................... 21
e Recording ............111101 0e La Lee 25
Before Use
Be sure to disconnect the mains cord before adjusting the
voltage sélector.
Use a flat-tip (—) screwdriver to set the voltage selector (on the
rear panel) to the voltage setting for the area in which the unit wlil
be used.
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Tape-to-Tape Recording .................. 27
To Use the Timer. .................. ..... 29
Using an Extemal Unit .. ................ 35
Hemote-Control Transmitter .............. 36
Hemois-Coniroi Operation................ 37
About Cassette Tapes.... ................39
Maintenance ............._...... e... 40
Technica! Specifications ................. 41
Troubleshooting Guide ............ ...... 43
(if the power supply in your area is 117 V or 120 Y, set to the
“127 V" position.)
Note that this unit will be seriously damaged if this setting is not
made correctly (There is no voltage selector for some countries;
the correct voltage is already set)
Suggestions for Safety
E Use a standard AC wall outlet
1. Use from an AC powsr source of high voltage, such as for
an air conditioner, is very dangerous.
HBe sure to place the unit on a flat, level sur.
face.
It the surface is inclined, a malfunction may result.
There is the possibility that a fire might be caused by making
such a connection.
— A DC power source cannot be used.
- --- Be sure to check the power source carefully, especially on a
77 "ship or other place where DC is used. a
HE Never attempt to repair or reconstruct this
unit
A serious electric shock might occur if this unit is repaired,
disassembled or reconstructed by unauthorized persons, orif the
Internal parts are accidentally touched.
- MN Grasp the plug when disconnecting the power
. supply cord
— 1. Wet! hands are dangerous.
A dangerous electric shock may result if the plug is touched by
wet hands,
-—- E Never place heavy items on top of the power supply cord.
and never force It to bend sharply.
M Take particular care if children are present
Never permit children to put anything, especially metal, inside
this unit. A serious electric shock or malfunction could occur if
articles such as coins, needles, screwdrivers, etc. are inserted
through the ventilation holes, etc. of this unit.
Ш water is spilled on the unit
Be extremely careful if water is spilled on the unit, because a fire
- or serious electric shock might occur. Immediately disconnect
EAC outlet on rear panel the power cord plug, and consult with your dealer.
(not equipped for some countries)
1. Any equipment connected here should have the specified
—- - powesr consumption or less.
"This outlet is exclusively for the connection of other audio
- =- equipment, such as a tape deck. Be sure the power consump-
- tion dees not exceed the wattage specified near the AC outlet.
-Z Never connect other eieciricai appiiances, such as an iron
= or toaster.
if appliances with a large power consumption are connected, HB Never use alcohol or paint thinner
~ @n accident might occur as a result of overheating. These and similar chemicals should never be used, because they
Ti might cause flaking or cloudiness of the cabinet finish.
H Avoid spray-type insecticides
Insecticides might cause cracks or cloudiness’ in the cabinet
and plastic parts of this unit. The gas used in such sprays might,
moreover, be ignited suddenly.
Ш Disconnect the power supply cord if the unit
will not be used for a long time
If the unit is left for a long time with the power ON, this will not
only shorten its useful operation life, but may also cause. other
= troubles.
MM Place the unit where it will be well ventilated
— Place this unit at least 10 cm (4”) away from wall surfaces, etc.
- Jl Avoid places such as the following:
In direct sunlight or in other places where the temperature is Hif trouble occurs
high. If, during operation, the sound is interrupted or indicators no
In places where there Is excessive vibration or humidity. longer illuminate, or If abnormal odor or smoke is detected,
—- Such conditions might damage the cabinet and/or other compo- immediately disconnect the power cord plug, and contact your
= - nent parts and thersby shorten the unit's service life, dealer or an Authorized Service Center.
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{Refer to pages 5—7 and 38.)
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Note: Configuration of AC power supply cord and FM indoor antenna differ according to area.
Cassette deck RS-X320/RS-X120
: Configuration of AC power supply cord differs according to area.
Connections
Connections of each unit
REMOTE, — Turmtable
SYNCHRO REC (not included)
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| Cassette
tape deck
SYSTEM (included)
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. Connection diagrams shown are for connections to a
Technics hi-fi component system.
Make connections in the numbered sequential order.
[1] Connect the stereo connection cables
(included with the turntable. tuner, stereg graphic
equalizer, and cassette tape deck).
Stereo connaction cable
White (L) <=
Red (R) =="
“GND” terminal of the amplifier
This terminal is for use with a turntable which has a
ground wire.
1-2]
“EXT” terminals of the amplifier
When these terminals are not ir use. be sure te :n-
sert the “short: ng” pins (included).
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Shorting pins
[2] Connect the L-type cables (included with
the turntable, tuner. stereo graphic equalizer, com-
pact disc player. and cassette tage deck),
2.94:
“REMOTE OUT” terminal
This terminal is used to connect to the "REMOTE
IN” terminal of the Technics multi-compact disc
player (not included)
2.9
“CONTROL” terminal a
Make a connection from this terminal to the "CON-
TROL” terminal tor a cassette deck on a Technics
Muiti compact disc player.
(For detailed information. refer to the operating in-
structions of the Technics multi compact disc
player.)
[3] Connect the 3-core flat cable (inciuded
with the cassette tape deck), |
Turntable (no! included)
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Ampiiier (included)
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AC OUTLET
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Stereo graphic equalizer
{not included)
2
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AC IN —
6,0
AC OUTLET
Compact disc player
(not included)
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Connect the AC power supply cords.
[4-1] Connect the AC power supply
cords Mot included. CT
(4-2: Connect the AC power supply
cord (short for continental Europe)
(included),
:43: Connect the AC power supply
cord (long for continental Europe)
(included.
Connect this cord Only after all other cables nave
been connected
For areas except continenta! Europe
If the power plug wi!! not fit your socket, use the
power plug adaptor (included).
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Notes:
e Configuration of the AC cutlets and AC power supp-
ly cords differ according to area.
» If the compact disC player is not used in combina-
tion with these components, connect the AC
power supply cord of the stereo graphic equallrer
tc the AC outlet of the amplifier
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8-1: “SWITCHED" outlet
Power is controlled by the power switch Audio
equipment rated up to 500 W can be corrected
hera.
'5-2- "UNSWITCHED” outiet:
Power le atwavs available. regardless of power
Switch. Audio equipment rated up to ; 60 W car be
connected Ferg. a
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these outlets, make sure that the total cower con
sumption does not exceed the rating of each outlet.
Alter other units have been connected, tie up the
cords in a burdle wh a clip. etc. and place trem
behind the units.
The indication AM used here
oT includes both MW and LW.
| FM indoor antenna FM outdoor antenna AM outdoor antenna AM loop antenna | |
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- "ape Vinyl-covered wire — |
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(not included) ,~ cable (not included) | |
AM loop antenna — A
location 7
750 AM AM LOOP
Tuner Es EM AND. ANT AU ————
| Note: An outdoor antenna should be installed by a competent technician only.
El FM indoor antenna — Н FM antenna terminal is as shown below -—
= Attach to a wall {using tape) facing in the direction of best recep- 1. Remove a piece of the putes: EE
-tion. vinyl insulator. NI 5) ED
For best reception sound quality: 5 Toist the sh | 20 mm
Ah FM outdoor antenna is recommended. 2 Twist the shield braid to со
Мо*е: expose the core wire. +
fisconnect this antenna if an FM outdoor antenna is installed. 3 Connect the shieid braid and 10 mm
the center conductor as (№
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FM outdoor antenna — I Tape
H the FM indoor antenna does not provide satisfactory reception
of FM broadcasts, an outdoor antenna should be used.
The outdoor antenna may be required ln a mountainous reglon, or
---1f this unit is jocated inside a reintorced-concrete building, etc.
- _Shield braid Core wire _ …. …
AM antenna |
AM loop antenna When attaching the antenna to the unit
-- Connect the AM loop antenna to the AM antenna terminals, and This type of installation may cause impaired reception or result in
_attach it to a column, rack or this unit (facing in the direction of signal noise. If possible, attach the antenna to a rack, a wall, or a
best reception). column.
Notes: Move the antenna toward the right or left to find the point of best
= If this antenna is not properly installed, AM broadcasts wili not reception.
be received. < includ
= Be sure to connect the AM loop antenna even when an outdoor ~~ crew (included)
_ .- -æNtenna is used. a Lo
_ Pay attention to the following points when attaching the Rear pane—| SES . ~
- antenna. of the unit LAR
= Do not attach it horizontally (to do 50 would impair reception). =
- —e Di6 not attach It close 10 power cords, sneaker wires or metal AM antenna holder ( By
surfaces (to do so would result in noise). (included)
“= Do not attach it close to a tape deck (when the tape deck is
- being used, chirping or beeping sounds may be received).
HAM outdoor antenna
When attaching the antenna to a column, a wall The outdoor antenna may be required in a mountainous region, or
or rack it this unit is located inside a reinforced-concrete building. etc.
Affix it vertically. Screws (included) Use 5-12 m (16-40 ft} of vinyl-covered wire horizontaily at the
ar window.
Column
AM antenna
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Connection of speaker systems
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Two pairs of speaker systems (Main, Surround-sound)} can be con-
nected to the amplifier.
Speaker systems that can be connected to any of the speaker
connection terminals of the amplifier are speaker systems with
an impedance of 8 10 16 ohms.
Make connections to each speaker system by using speaker
cords (not included).
(right)
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(left)
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terminals.
d speaker systems {not inch
Connect to the “SURROUND”
# Be sure to connect both speaker systems. If only one side is
connected, no sound will be heard.
(right)
(A)
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[SURAC LIND
(left)
The selector is used to enjoy powerful super-bass sound.
ON: Switch ON when connecting
Technics system speakers.
Note:
the Technics system
speakers (31-X320: SB-CS65, SU-X120:
OFF: Switch OFF when connecting speakers other
SB-CS65/CS55).
than
When connecting speakers other than system speakers, sound
from the speakers may net be heard if the selector is pressed
ON, because the protecting circuit on the amplifier becomes ac-
tive.
— To connect cords to terminals
‘1: Strip off the outer
center conductor 15 mm
- Tilt the fever Tack and
Insart the cord. 3:
Ni
3: Close the lever and pull
the cord gently to be
sure that K is secure.
Note:
terminais.
Note:
To prevent damage to circuitry never
short-circult the plus (+) and minus (—)
speaker wire a
covering, and twist the == > — m |
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Be sure to only connect positive (+) cords to positive
(+) terminats, and negative (—) cords to negative (—)
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Video disc player
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Front Panel Controls
The Indication AM used here includes both MW and LW.
and Functions
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Power “STANDBY (h/ON” switch [5] Remote-control signal receptor (SENSOR)
(POWER, STANDBY (H/ON)
This switch switches ON and OFF the secondary circuit
power only. The unit is in the “standby” condition when this
switch is set to the STANDBY d position. Regardiess of the Memory button (MEMORY)
switch setting, the primary circuit is always “live” as iong as
the power cord is connected to an electrical outlet.
12] Band selectors
FM: Press this button to listen to an FM broadcast.
This button can be used when presetting broadcast station
frequencies into the memory ‘Refe’ to pages 18— 19)
MW: Press this button to listen to an MW broadcast. Preset-channel buttons (PRESET)
ALLOCATION: When the MW button is pressed for about 3
seconds, the MW frequency step will change to 10 kHz per
step. (This unit is set to 9 kHz before shipment.) In order to
return to the original frequency indication, press this button
for about 3 seconds again.
LW: Press this button to listen to an LW broadcast.
FREQ SHIFT: When the LW button is pressed for about
3 seconds during reception of an LW broadcast, the LW
frequency will increase by 2 kHz. In order te return to the
These buttons are used 10 precet broadcast frequencies into
the memory of this unit, and are also pressed to recall the
desired preset stations. (Refer to pages 18 — 20.)
Each time a button is pressed, a frequency and “Channel”
number are displayed; i the bution is pressed and held, the
display will continue to be shown
original frequency indication, press this button for about [8] FM mode selector (FM MODE)
3 seconds again.
[3] Tuning-mode selector (TUNING MODE)
Each time this selector is pressed, the selection changes. in
sequence, to “AUTO”, "MANUAL", "PRESET" and "LOCK".
AUTO:
At this position, broadcast stations are automatically found
when the tuning contro! 18 turned to the ieft or right until the
frequency changes.
MANUAL:
At this position, the tuning control can be used to locate the
desired station.
PRESET:
At this position, a broadcast station already preset in the
memory can be selected.
LOCK:
At this position, the broadcast station now being heard is
locked in, and other broadcast stations cannot be tuned to,
even if the tuning control is turned.
[4] Tuning contro! (TUNING)
This control is used to select an FM or AM broadcast.
When the contro! is turned to the left, the frequency changes
downward. When the control is turned to the right, the
frequency changes upward.
This unit automatically switches to the stereo mode when an
FM stereo broadcast is received This selector 15 used to
select the mode (stereo or monaural) ¢!' FM broadcast
signals manually.
Timer section
[1] Clock set button (CLOCK SET)
This button can be used, when setting the unit to the present
day and time, to select the Item (day, hour and minute) to be
set next.
[2] Sleep button (SLEEP)
This button can be used to set the time at which the power
will be switched OFF.
[3] cancel button (CANCEL)
This button can be used to erase the timer setting or to
-cancel a setiing that :s being made, if, for example, you
decide to do something else.
| [4] Stand-by button (STANDBY)
This button can be used to temporarily cancel the timer
setting.
[5] Read button (READ)
This button can be used to check the programmed setting.
Timer set button (TIMER SET)
This button can be used, when making the timer setting, to
select the type of timer operation, the day, the time, etc.
[7] Select buttons (SELECT)
These buttons can be used to set the unit to the present day
and time, and for setting the day, time, etc. for timer opera-
tion.
Display section
— [A] Timer-mode indicator
— (ONCE/WEEKLY/SLEEP)
— This indicator shows the type of timer operation that has
been selected.
~ [B] Stand-by indicator (STANDBY)
This indicator shows that the timer has been set to operate
at the programmed time.
_[C] Day display
This display shows the present day, and (if the timer has
been set) the day it has been set for.
[D] Timer ON/OFF indicator (ON/OFF)
— This indicator shows whether the times for timer switch-ON
and switch-OFF have been set.
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[E| Time display
This display shows the present time, and (if the timer has
been set) the time it has been set for.
[F] Colon indicator
This indicator shows, by flashing continuously, that the clock
ls operating.
sl Tuning-mode indicator
(AUTO/MANUAL/PRESET/LOCK)
The words AUTO”, “MANUAL”, "PRESET" and “LOCK”
luminate in succession each time the tuning-mode Selector
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[H] FM stereo indicator (STEREO)
This indicator automatically illuminates when an FM stereo
broadcast is belng received.
It will not illuminate if the FM mode selector is set to the
monaural mode”
[1] Digital frequency display
For timer operation, "CD" and "TAPE" are displayed.
Quartz-lock indicator (QUARTZ LOCK)
This indicator illuminates when the unit is tuned precisely to
a broadcast station.
[K] Memory indicator (MEMO)
This indicator illuminates when the memory bution is
pressed.
Channel display
This display shows the channel number selecied by one of
the preset-channel buttons.
[M] FM mode indicator (AUTO/MONO)
When FM broadcasts are being received, usually the
"AUTO" indication is illuminated.
When the FM mode selector is used to select monaural
reception, the word “MONO” illuminates.
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Front Panel Controls and Functions
(continued)
Amplifier section
[1] Power switch (POWER)
[2] Muting indicator (MUTING)
The indicator illuminates when the muting switch of the
remoie-controf transmitter is pressed to temporarily turn
down the volume.
When releasing the muting with this unit. turn down the
volume level to the minimum.
[3] Volume-level indicator (VOLUME LEVEL)
The volume level is indicated in decibels (dB).
The dB indication numerically shows the attenuation
characteristic of the amplifier: the indication ranges from
He — dB" {minimum) to 0 dB" {maximum).
The volume level becomes greater as the indication changes
from —78 to —77 to —76 dB.
[4] Volume control (VOLUME)
[5] Volume preset button (VOLUME PRESET)
This button can be used to retain the volume leve! for timer
operation in the memory.
|6 | Balance control (BALANCE)
This control is used to adjust the left/right volume balance.
[7] Tone controls (BASS/TREBLE)
The bass controt Is used to adjust the iow-frequency sound
range, and the treble controi is used to adjust the high-fre-
quency sound range.
Headphones Jack (PHONES)
[9] Suner bass buttonfindicator (SUPER BASS)
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The low-range sound can de reinforced when this bution is
pressed.
The indicator will Huminate when the bution is pressed lo
ON.
[10] Surround-sound button/indicator
(SURROUND)
This button is used to switch the surround-sound effect ON
and OFF. (The indicator wi iluminate when the bution is
pressed to ON.)
11) Input setectors/indicators
Thess selectors are used to select the sound source to be
heard such ag a dies radio hroadcasets afc Tha cnrraenan-
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ding indicator illuminates during operation to indicate the
selected sound source
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Cassette deck section
C Controls common to both tape decks D
[1] DECK ON/OFF switch (DECK)
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12] Dolby noise-reduction selector (DOLBY NR)
This selector can be used to reduce the hiss noise tha: is
_ characteristic of tape. This urit is provided with both the B-
-—_.. type and C-type noise-reductior systems.
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[A] Input level meter
не с - During playback, this meter indicates the level of the record-
| (_Fer RS-X120 ) ed sound source.
. Dolby nolse-reduction button (DOLBY NR) During recording, it indicates the level being recorded, ac-
This button is used to reduce the “hissing” noise heard from justed by the recording-level control.
the tape.
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[3] Reverse-mode selector (REVERSE MODE) Dolby nolse-reduction indicators ( B,, [C])
This selector can be used for selection of the reverse mode One of these indicators illuminates to show the type of Dolby
-—- (for either playback or recording). noise-reduction system selected by pressing the Dolby
roise-reduction selector.
= ( For RS-X120 >
[4] Recording-level control (REC LEVEL) Dolby noise-reduction indicator (DOLBY NR)
I This control can be used to regulate the recording level of This indicator illuminates when the Dolby noise-reduction
= - tape deck 2. button is pressed.
-- [5] Tape-to-tape recording tape-speed selector [C] Reverse-mode indicators (-— , CD, OO)
(TAPE EDIT SPEED) One of these indicators illuminates to show which of the
- This selector can be used to select the record:ng speed reverse modes was selected by the reverse-mode selector.
= - when a tape-to-tape recording is made.
[D] Edit-recording Indicators
_ (EDIT MODE, CD, x1, x2)
a [6] Synchro-start button (SYNCHRO START) The words “EDIT MODE” ard 'x 17 (or 7x2 Jindicator will
This button can be used to start a tape-to-tape recordirg, illuminate when a tape-to-tane recording is made.
—. simultanegusly starting tape deck 1 (the playback deck) and The words “EDIT MODE” and “CD” indicator witl illuminate
tape deck 2 (the recording deck). when a CD edit-recording 15 made,
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Front Panel Controls and Functions
Tape deck!
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С Controls applicable to tape deck 1 and/or 2 y —
[1] Cassette holder
[2] Fast-forwardicue, rewind/review buttons
(<<, >>)
These buttons are used to advance or rewind the tape Dur-
ing playback, these buttons are used to cue or review while
listening to the conterts at high speed. (Refer {o page 24.)
[3] Elect button (A EJECT)
This button can be used to open the cassette holder.
[4] Pause button (II! PAUSE)
This button can be used to temporarily stop the tape
playback or recording, on tape deck 2 only.
[5] Reverse-side playback button (< PLAY)
This button can be used to start the playback or recording of
side "B” of the cassette in tape deck 2 aniy.
(The tape will then begin moving ir the righi-to-left direction.)
( For RS-X120 )
With the RS-X120 model, this bufion is not in deck 1.
[16] Stop button (IN STOP)
This button can be used to stop tape movement.
[7] Forward-side playback button (> PLAY)
This button can be used to start the playback or recording of
side “A” of the cassette in tape deck 2 oniy.
(The tape will then begin moving in the lefi-to-right direction.)
Tape counter reset button (RESET)
This button can be used to reset the tape counter indication
(for tape deck 2 only) to "000".
[9] Automatic-record-muting button
(O AUTO REC MUTE)
This button can be used to make a silent interval on the tape
during recording. on tape deck 2 oniy.
Hol Record button (@ REC)
This button can be used to change tape deck 2 to the recor-
ding stand-by mode.
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[A] Reverse-side indicator («)
This indicator illuminates during playback or recording on
tape deck 2 to indicate that side “B™ cf the taps is being
used.
Playback Indicator (PLAY)
When this indicator illuminates steadily, it indicates that this
tape deck is in the playback moda or tha recording mode {for
tape deck 2 only).
When it flashes continually, hls is an ‘ndication thal tape
deck 2 is in the pause mode or the recording stand-by mode.
[C! Forward-side indicator >)
This indicator iHuminates during playback or recording on
tape deck 2 to indicate that side “A” of the lane 15 being
used.
[D! Remote-control indicator {R.C.1/R.C.2)
This indicator illuminates to indicate that this tape deck can
now be controlled Ey the remote-contro! transmitter (:nchid-
ed with tuner}.
[E] Recording indicator (ZITA)
This indicator ituminates to indicate that tape deck 2 is inthe
recording stand-by mode or is recording
[F] Tape deck 2 counter
Indicates the amount of tape movement.
Basic Operating Procedure
Tuner
Amplifier
Headphones
(not included)
(See below.)
| Cassette tape deck
_ À Switch ON the power of each unit.
The entire system can therealter be switched ON and
OFF by using the power “STANDBY () /ON” switch of
the tuner.
| Select the sound source.
TAPE: Press to listen to tapes.
CD: Press to listen to compact discs.
о TUNER: Press to listen to 1adio broadcasts.
PHONO: Fress 10 listen to phono discs.
_ Begin operation of the system component(s)
to be used.
- Refer to the operating instructions of each component.
== ча
LL Adjust the volume level.
=» Reduce the volume level before connecting headphones.
« Sound frem the speakers will not be heard when the head-
phones are connected to the headghones jack.
* Avoid listening for prolonged periods of time to prevent hearing
damage.
To switch the main power of the Cassette deck
ON and OFF:
Use the power switch of the amplifier.
(The power for the cassette deck is supplied from the amplifier.)
Even when the deck on/off switch (af the cassette deck) is in the
“OFF” position, the cassette deck is not separated from mains.
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Basic Operating Procedure cm.
SUPER BASS, SURROUND
‘BASS
When listening to music С About the Direct-Operation Function ID
(SURROUND The direct-operation function is a convenient function for chang-
| | ing from one performance to another by simply beginning the
Set to the “ON” position to activate the sur performance to be heard next at that component, without the
round-sound effect. (The indicator will illuminate.) necessity of pressing the corresponding input selector of this
Note: — - unit.
The surround-sourd effect is only effective for phono discs, com- « This function can be used only when connected to another
pact discs. tapes that are recorded in stereo, and for FM and Technics component equipped with a control terminal. (Refer
other broadcasts that are broadcast in stereo. it has no effect for te page 5.)
monaural AM broadcasts, or tor any other monaural source. « Be sure to refer to the operating instructions for each compo-
When listening to a sound source recorded by the surround- nent 10 assure proper connection.
sound method. set this button to the “OFF” position.
The effect by using survound-sound apeaker systems oe “ón he components. selected by using the following but-
(let) Th LJ E (right)
=, = An effect simliar to the
> pe dynamic sound of a = Listening to phono discs
= 7 concert hall Press the start button of the turntabl
(left) OO C (right) : ution of the turntable
ll Listening to radio broadcasts
Press the desireq preset-channal button of the tuner.
. SUPER BASS]
Press the super bass button to boost super low-
frequency sound.
(The indicator will illuminate.)
El Listening to tapes
Press the playback button of the cassette tape deck.
M Listening to compact discs
— Press the play bution of the compact disc player.
| BALANCE ;
Adjust the balance for the left/right volume.
BASS |
Adjust the low-frequency sound to the desired
tone quality.
TREBLE]
Adjust the high-frequency sound to the desired
tone quality.
After listening is finished |
During recording:
Operation of controls ar buttons other than the surraund-sound Use the volume control ta reduce the volume level, and fier
button has no influence upon recording switch OFF the power of each unt
Ca
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Setting the Time
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Cancel button
Example: To set to 16:45 on Wednesday
Switch ON the power.
The "E:" will flash. (Refer to note 1.)
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[SELECT] Use the select buttons to set to "WED".
[A] SUN—MON—TUE ............... SAT—SUN
[Y] SUN—SAT—FRI О 2.5.0.0... MON SUN
(The display will change continuously if the button
IS held.)
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Set the hour.
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(The display will change continuously if the button |
is held.)
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Set the minute.
‘1: [cLOCK SET] Press the clock set button.
(Flashing will begin.)
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2. SELECT] Use the select buttons | set to “45.”
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(The display will change continuously if the button
is held.)
D we LE
Start the time count.
[CLOCK SET. Press the clock set button.
(Flashing will begin.)
— Notes
1.
Note that the “E-” in the display will flash continuously
when the unit is connected to a power source for the first
time, or if the power cord is disconnected or there is any
other interruption of power to the unit.
{Note that timer function memory will be retained for ap-
proximately three seconds after the power supply is inter-
rupted.)
. Other operations, such as selecting the desired broadcast
station, etc, cannot be done while the time is being set. To
de so, first press the cancel Sutton, then perform the
desired operation. Note that the time will start from the
time displayed when the button was pressed.
If a mistake is made while making the setting, press the
clock set button; then press one of the select buttons
{while the day, hour or minute is flashing) in order to make
the resetting.
. If the CLOCK SET button is mistakenly pressed after set-
ting the time, press the CANCEL button to reiurn to the
mest ln bende
pra Y TRA LAL.
Listening to Radio Broadcasts
When broadcast frequencies have been preset to the memory. any af those broadcast frequencies can thereafiar he casiy selected by simply
pressing one of the preset-channel buttons. There are two methods for preseiting broadcast frequencies it the memory the automatic method
{see below) and the manual method (refer to page 19); select whichever method you prefer.
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Tuning controi
When this method ig used, the frequencies of the selected broad-
cast stations are automatically preset! {in sequence to higher fre-
quencies) into the memory: “channels” 1 to 28 are available for
the presetting of FM stations, “channels” 21 to 28 are avaliable
for MW stations. and “channels” 27 to 28 are available for LW
stations. When a presetting is made 10 a channel that has already
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Press the desired band selector.
FM: for FM broadcasts
MW: for MW broadcasts
LW: for LW broadcasts
Before presett:ng broadcast stations, press to select the ap-
propriate frequency step for your locality,
(Refer to item 2° on page 10.)
Confirm the stations which ars preset to
each channel, and write them in the station
log (page 20).
= To confirm the prasat contents by tuning contro!
1. Sel the tuning-mode selector to the "PRESET position
2. Turn the tuning control! to the left or right to verity the
broadcast station.
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D start automatic memory presettin g.
(Refer to “Frequency tuning”, below.)
M Notes
* For automatic présetting in areas where there are fewer than
28 FM stations, the remaining channels {through channel 28}
Press and hold the memory button; release will be left unoccupied. The unoccupied channels can be filled
it when the display frequency begins to
change.
(The memory indicator will flash. and the automatic
memory presetting is activated.)
by using manual memory presettings.
» For AM broadcasts with extremely strong signal transmigsions,
the frequency memorized may be slightly different than the
correct frequency. If this occurs, make a manual presetiing
( Frequency tuning
DOWN: Turn to the left to lower the frequency.
UP: Turn to the right to increase the frequency.
1. Set the tuning-.mode selector 10 the “AUTO” position.
2. Turn the tuning control to the left or the right untit the
irequency changes.
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3. When the displayed frequency approaches the desired fre-
quency, press the tuning-mode selector to select the
“MANUAL” position (The displayed frequency wil stop
changing )
Note:
The changing of the dispiayed frequency will be automatically
stopped (by the automatic tuning function) if a broadcast
station frequency is located during the tuning process. If
the frequency at which М stops is not ciose to the desired
frequency, repeat step 2 at the left.
4. After stopping at step 3, turn the tuning controi so as to tune
to the desired frequency.
Note:
if a new broadcast station is preset into a channel, the broadcast station which was previously entered in that channel will be auto-
matically erased.
The indication AM used here |
Includes both MW and LW.
Manual memory presetting
Fi
Stations can be freely preset 10 any desired channel,
A maximum of 28 broadcas! stations can be memorized.
Press the desired band selector.
FM: for FM broadcasts
-=-=—- MW: far MW broadcasts
_ LW: for LW broadcasts
- Before presetting broadcast stations, press to select the ap-
=... propriate frequency step for your locality.
_ = {Refer lo item 2 on page 10.)
um ine iuning conirol 80 as io tune tó tne
desired d roquency.
(Refer ta “Frequency tuning” at the bottom of the previous
page.)
| Press the memory 87 og =
= x _J button momentarily. — 99 10% «=
ns o = .
{The memory indicator will illuminate and the “CH” indica-
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Note.
l the memory button is pressed continuously, the
-..- automatic memory presetting will be activated. To stop the
„око .Altomatic memory prese“ting, once again press tre
© memory button. Then begir again from step 2.
Tuning control
Tuning-mode selector 4 *FM mode selector
Press “yr or “ 4 to “Channel”
select the desired | = 18:09
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Press the memory - 808 ="
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(The memory indicator illumination will stop and the
flashing of "CH" indication changes to illumination.)
Repeat the above procedures to make
memory presettings; write the presettings in
the station log (page 20).
(FM mode (FM AUTO, MONO) memory __
With th:s unit, it is possible to enter into the memory FM broad-
cast stations in the monaural mode, This is convenient when
entering into the memory an FM broadcast station that is broad-
casting FM stereo signals in which there is much noise.
T Press the FM mode selector to select the "MONO™ (The
"MONO" FM mede indicator will ifuminate.)
> Follow steps 3 through 5 above.
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Listening to Radio Broadcasts me
FM mode indicatore 1
Note:
To prevent noise while listening 10 а broadcast station, switch
OFF the compact disc player and turntable.
| selector
Tuning-mode | | control
Have you compieted the steps of "Automatic memory preset-
ting” on page 18 or “Manua! memc¢ry presetting” on page 19?
If not. follow the appropriate steps (on page 18 or 19). and then
select the desired station by following the step below, ar tune by
using the tuning control and the tuning mode selector. {Refer to
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Memory tuner operation
1 Press “Y” or “A” to select the desired
“channel”.
The FM stereo indicator automatica:'y iNuminates when an
FM stereo broadcast is being received.
= To use the tuning control to select the “channel”
1. Set the tuning-mode selector to the "PRESET" position.
2. Turn the tuning control to the left or right to select the
"channel".
Manual tuning
| Select the desired band.
Select the desired broadcast station by us-
Ing the tuning control and the tuning-mode
selector.
(Refer to "Frequency tuning", at the bottom of page 18.)
H if nolse Is excessive In FM broadcasts
: FM MODE
Press the FM mods selector.
The sound will then be heard as monaura! sound and the FM
stereo indicator witl not illuminate; the "MOND" FM mode in
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broadcast signal is weak, sounds can be heard more clearly (than
in the stereo mode) by pressing the FM mode selector.
M Back-up memory
The back-up function maintains the preset memory and the most
recent memory (see below) when the unit is switched OFF. in the
event of à power failure, or if the power cord is disconnected The
memory wii be maintained for as long as approximately one
week,
Most-recant memory
The mostrecent memory system “remembers” the broadcast
station last tuned to when the unit was switched OFF That sta-
Lon ll he Aalmaticaly Junad in wher the pawe: is switched
on will bg
HM If frequency presettings are accidentally eras-
ed
Make the frequency presettings (on page 18 or *9) once again
The power cord should remain connected for one hour or more
for the memory back-up to be effective.
Station Log
1 8 15
2 8 16 23
3 10 17 24
4 11 18 25
5 12 19 26
6 13 20 27
7 14 21 28
Listening to Tapes (For RS-X320 only)
Either normal, CrO; or metal type cassettes can be used.
RS-X320
i 1 Press the eject button for the tape deck (“1"
or “2”) to be used for playback, and then
insert the cassette tape.
“(The part of the cassette where the tape
Is exposed should face downward.)
Press the Dolby nolse-reduction selector to
select the Dolby NR system.
Each time this selector is pressed, the display of the Dolby
nolse-reduction indicator changes fram "B*—"C"'—OFF.
“#4 Press the revarse-moda
3% playback functions.
Each time this selector is pressed, the display of the
reverse-mode indicator changes from ==" =" CO" —
— One side only will be played, and then the tape will
automatically stop.
C3 Both sides will be played eight times for each side con-
-- tinuously {unless the stop button is pressed sooner).
Xx Both sides (from side "A” to side "B”) will be played,
and then the tape will automatically stop.
v> {When a cassette tape is loaded in only one deck.)
Press thé forward- (or reverse-) side play-
back button to select the side (“A”or “B”).
т PLAY/[>: Plays side "A" {side facing outward).
= PLAY!<]. Plays side "'B”.
(The playback indicator will illuminate. and playback will
begin.)
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Playback
indicators
E Notes
e Tape deck 1 and tape deck 2 cannot be used for playback at the _
same time.
« Do not press the eject button while the tape is moving; to do so
might cause a maliunction or damage the tape.
= Wh:ie tape deck 2 is being used to make a recording, tape deck
1 can be used for fast-forwarding or rewinding a tape only.
= IT ins playback button of one O1 the decks is pressed while the
other deck is in the play mode, playback of the first deck will
stop. |
e When setting reverse-mede selector to the " CD " position, if
playback is started from side "B”. side "A” will be piayed only
seven times.
Ш То temporarily stop playback
(tape deck 2 only)
[PAUSE] Press the pause button.
{The playback indicator will begin flashing.)
To resume playback. press the playback button corresponding to
the side of the tape being played back.
H To stop playback
:STOP' Press the stop button.
{The playback indicator will switch OFF}
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Listening to Tapes continued) (FOr RS-X120 only)
Either normal, CrQO, or metal ype cassettes can be used.
RS-X120
Press the eject button for the tape deck (“1”
or “2”) to be used for playback, and then In-
sert the cassette tape.
(The part of tha cassette where the tape
is exposed should face downward.)
Press the Dolby noise-reduction button If
gd. the tape was recorded by the Dolby NR
system. (The indicator wili illuminate)
Press the reverse-mode selector to select
the playback functions.
Each time this selector is pressed. the display of the
reverse-mode ¡1rdicater changes from "5 7 —+
"EDI.
—— One side only will be played, and then the tapa will
automatically stop.
CID, For tape deck 2 >
Roth sides will be piayed eight times for each side con-
tinuously {unless the stop button is pressed sooner).
,
( For tape deck 1 >
One side only will be played eight times continuously
(After completion of piay in the "A" side, the tape will
be automatically rewound, unless the stop button is
pressed sooner).
CXI([ For tape deck 2
Both sides (from side "A" to side "B'" wiil be played,
and ther. the tape will automatically stop.
{When a cassette tape is loaded in oniy one deck.)
(_ For tape deck 1 )
One side only wal be piayed, ther the tape automatical-
iy stop.
(When a cassette tape 1s ioaded in only one deck.)
Playback
indicators
Press the playback button.
a (The playback indicator wi! uminate and playback
will begin}
4n ( tape deck 2 only )
PLAY:D>: Plays side “A” (side facing outward)
PLAYI<! Plays side "8".
(The playback indicator w:!l iNuminate, and playback
will begin.)
E Notes
e Tape deck 1 ard tape deck 2 can-ot be used for playback at the
same time.
e Do not press the eject button while the tape 15 moving: 19 d0 50
might causa a matfunction or damage ‘he tape
= While tape deck 2 is being used to make a recording, tape deck
1 can be used for fast-forwarding or rewinding a tape only
= if the playback button of one cf the decks 15 pressed while the
other deck is in the play mode playback of the first deck will
« Whan setting reverse-mode selector to the © ci 7 posttion, if
playback is started from side “BB”, side CA” wilt be played onty
seven times (for tape deck 2 only)
E To temporarily stop ptayback
(tape dack 2 only)
| PAUSE: Press the pause button.
{The playback Indicator will begin flashing)
To resume niavback nress the playback button corresponding io
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the side o! the tape being played back.
EE To stop playback
STOP: Press the stop button.
(The playback indicator will switch OFF)
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(common to RS-X320 and RS-X120)
1 Playback indicators
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DECK 2
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continuousiy
Two tapes will be played eight 1 times continuously as follows:
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Playback two cassette tapes
TL
— (For RS-X120
Side A side B Side A Side B X
In tape in tape in tape in tape
deck 1 deck 1 deck 2 deck 2
Side "A” N
in tape
deck 1
n tape
/ deck 2
Side A”
A
Ш > ” Select the Dolby NR system.
Insert the cassettes to be used for playback
Into tape deck 1 and tape deck 2.
Set the reverse-mode selector to the “ <> ”
_N Position.
Press the forward-side playback button in
tape deck 1.
{The playback indicator will illuminate, and playback will
begin.)
Il Notes
* You can also start playback from a position other than side “A”
in tape deck 1.
* |! playback is started from tape deck 2, the tape in tape deck *
will be played only seven times.
Lkewise, if playback is started from side “B'" of the tape in tape
deck 2, side “A” of the tape i in tape deck 2 will de played only I
"seven fimes.
( For RS-X320 }
Likewise, if playback is started from side "B” of the tape ir tape _
deck 1, side “A” of the tape in tape decx 1 will be played oniy
seven times.
* Far the bes! performance, it is advisabie to Lse tapes recorded
in the same Dolby NR mode.
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Listening to Tapes wm.
(common to RS-X320 and RS-X120)
To locate and play a certain tune
Playback indicator
= .
EE To search for a desired part of the tape while
listening at high speed
This function is convenient for locating the beginning of a tune
(non-recorded portion), because sound monitoring is possible
whiie searching.
Press and hold the rewind/review, or fast-forward/cue bution
(deck i or Z) during playback. Normal playback wiii resume from
the point where the button is released.
During playback of side “A” (forward) (>):
| DD» Press to cue (or fasi-forward).
_ «<q Press to review (or rewind).
During playback of side “B” (reverse) (<1):
With the RS-X120 model, far tape deck 2 only.
| DD | Press to review (or rewind).
| + ' Press to cue (or fast-forward).
Note:
The cue/review function causes sourds to become high pitched.
During this function. be sure to decrease the ampiifier's volume
level to prevent damage to the speaker system's tweeters.
Ш То fast-forward or rewind the tape
whiie in the stop mode, press ine appropriate buitor fas shown in
the figures above).
Note:
Cassette tapes in tape deck 1 and tape deck 2 can be advanced
or rewound at the same time.
T= Ey TUE A O EA ле
(С For RS-X320 >
About the Dolby noise-reduction
Jl I > IEEE FTAs A i a = o
The Dolby noise-reduction system is a system designed to effec-
tively reduce the annoying high-frequency “hissing” noise typical
ty heard from tapes if this system is not used. During recording.
the system functions to increase the leve: of the high-frequency
part of the sound, ard then, during playback, that same portion is
weakened and returned to the previous fevel. This unit includes
two types of Dolby noise-reduction systems, the Dolby B-type and
C-type.
Hl Dolby B-type nolse-reduction system
Noise is reduced to about one-third.
Use this system when playing back tapes recorded by the Dolby
noise-reduction system, Such as preracorded music tapes, elc.
E Dolby C-type nolse-reduction system
Noise is reduced to about one-tenth
Use this system for the recording and playback of sound sources
that have a wide dynamic range and good tone quality such as
FM broadcasts of live performances. etc, and tor playing back
such tapes.
( For RS-X120 )
The Dofby noise-reduction system is a system designed to effec-
tively reduce the annoying high-frequency “hissing” noise typical
ly heard from tapes if this system is not used. During recording.
the system functions to increase the level of the high-frequency
part of the sound. and then. during playback, that same portion is
weakened and returned to the previous level
E Dolby B-type nolse-reduction system
Noise is reduced to about ona-third.
Use this system: when playing back tapes recorded by the Dolby
noise-reduction system. such as prerecorded music tapes, etc.
Dolby noise-reduction manufuctured under license from
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
“DOLBY" and the double-D symbol [XT are trademarks of
Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporatior.
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Recording wm.
Either normal, CrO, or metal type cassettes can be used.
Recording Indicator
Set the amplifier to select the input source
— $ to be recorded.
=4"y Press the eject button, and then insert the
cassette to be used for recording.
{ For RS-X320 ©}
Set the selector corresponding to the Dolby
noise-reduction system (B or C) to be used.
Each time this selector is pressed, the display of the Dolby
nolse-reduction indicator changes from “B’—"C"—OFF.
-=— If no noise-reduction system is to be used, switch OFF the
Indicator by pressing the Dolby noise-reduction selector.
( For RS-X120 )
._.. To record with the Dolby noise-reduction
system, press the Dolby nolse-reduction but-
ton. (The indicator will illuminate.)
I Select the side(s) of the tape (one side only
or both sides) upon which the recording is to
— — be made.
,_ I Make this setting to record on one side only.
At this setting, the recording will stop at the end of
— eer... ore side of the tape.
T= CD Make this setting to record on both sides.
=e The recording will be made on side B' after recor-
ding on side “A"; the tape will stop at the end of side
emp
| The sound source to be recorded should be
aJ played before the recording is started in
~~ order to adjust the recording level.
j Press the record button.
Tad {The recording indicator will illuminate and the playback :n-
dicator wii flash continuously; the unit will be in the recor:
ding stand-by mods.)
Playback indicator
__ To record from a sound source __
other than another tape
PAUSE | | STOP:
Note: = as
|" the edit-recording indicator is illuminated, switch OFF
the indicator by pressing the tape-to-tape recording
tape-speed selector.
sy e FAC LA —
Adjust the recording level.
Adjust so that the indication af the input level meter occa-
sionally is as high as shown below.
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Normal, CrO, tape |DCI (+3) Meta! tape +5
Stop the play being done so as to adjust the
recording level.
Start recording, then start playing the sour-
ce to be recorded from the beginning.
= If only one side of the tape (reverse mode position:
=— ) Is to be recorded, press the playback button
that corresponds to that side.
* To record on both sides of the tape (reverse mode
position: c> ), press the “A”-side playback button
(>).
(The playback indicator will illuminate steadily. and the
recording will begir.)
If the compact disc player or turntable being used has the
Technics synchro-recording feature, the recording will
begin precisely when the play beg:ns.
(Refer to “Svnchro-recording” on page 26.)
Note:
Do not switch to another sound source by using an input selector
on the amplifier during recording, because to do so will cause the
recorded sound to be interrupted.
Hl To temporarily stop recording
|PAUSE| Press the pause button.
{The playback indicator will begin flashing.)
To resume recording, press the playback button corresponding
to the side of the tape being recorded upon.
Ш То stop recording
(STOP’ Press the stop button.
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By simply pressing the automatic-record-muting button while
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recording is being made, a sient interval (which is necessa: yf
automatically locating the beginning of a tune) can be made.
Edit-recording
indicators
This feature is also convenient for omitting, during recording un-
wanted meterial such as commercia: messages, alc.
During the recording, press the automatic-
p record-muting button oñe time.
A silent interval of about 4 seconds will be made on the
tape, and then the unit will change to the recording stand-by
mode.
To resume recording, press the playback
button corresponding to the side being
recorded.
Press the Press the playback
automatic-record- button.
muting button.
T Commercial ar
FM broadcasts | A] P | announcements. ete : ’
Record mode | A > | | | B > »FA mh (
|
A silent interval
(4 seconds long)
ll To make a silent Interval of more than 4
seconds on the tape
Press and hold the automatic-record-muting button for the
necessary number of seconds.
The unit will change to the recording stand-by mode when the but-
ton is released.
CD edit-recording
{for tape deck 2 only)
When a Technics compact disc player with "SYSTEM CON-
TROL” terminal (SL-PJ28/PJ28A) is used in combination with this
unit, convenient recardings can be made
Convenlent features:
e Racordings can be made on side “A” and side “El” of the tape.
without interruptions of tracks, and 'n conjunction with the tape
length.
e The ATLS tunction (see below) will be activated to adjust the
recording level.
Ки НТ ыыы tha mura iver instructions nt the nam.
pact disc player conceming operation steps.
[During CD edit-recording, edit-recording indicators (EDIT
MODE" and "CD wili illuminate }
ATLS function
The compact disc player searches tor the peak point of the disc
automatically.
When the peak point ia found, the peak signa! will be sant to this
unit, and the recording level! will be set automatically at this uni.
After searching for the peak point of the disc automatically. the
rarnrdivns heard mm wa ent rvannaiiv se riaciran ET = fa: mr Fi ont
ICL A (OVO Lar LA Owl 1 GI TUE) SO Wo La UAT LAS ALA
{See the operating instructions of the compact disc player for
details.)
Synech ro: recording
This is a convenient feature that, when thig ynit is in the recor-
ding stand-by mode. will start the recording automatically when
the compact disc player or turntables begins playing. When the
play stops, a silent interval Gf about 4 seconds will be made, and
the tape deck(s) wit change to the recording stand-by mode.
This synchro-recording feature can only be used in combination
with a Technics compact disc player or turntable that also has
the synchro-recording function.
To erase recorded sounds
When new recordings are made or: a recorded tape, alt sounds
recorded on tha! portion of the tape are automatically erased. To
erase a fape without making a new recording. follow the steps
below.
1. Insert the recorded cassatte into the cassette hoider of
the tape deck.
2. Set the recording-ievel control to “0”.
3. Switch OFF fis Dolby nolse-reduction Indicator by press:
ing the Dolby nolse-reduction selector.
4. Set the reverss-mode selector to aither one.-side only
{ —) or both sides (co)
5. Press the record button,
6. Press the playback button corresponding to the side to
De erased.
Tape-to-Tape Recording
Either normal, CrQ; or metal type
cassette can be used.
Insert the cassette to be used for recording
--{ into tape deck 2, and then insert the
_ cassette to be played back (as the source of
‘the recording) into tape deck 1. i=
Rg
(The part of the cassette where the tape
is exposed should face downward)
- MySelect the side(s) of the tape (one side only
= #7 orboth sides) upon which the recording is to
Ш be made.
:=:= Each time this selector 5 pressed, the display of the
=. reverse-mode indicator changes from ' — 7 — "C7 —
- — Make this setting to record on one side only.
At this setting, the recording will stop at the end of
- One side of the tape
CZ> Maks this setting to record on both sides.
So [Coco The recording will be made on side "8" after recor-
— ding on side "A": the tape will stop at the end of side
“Ву
=. { For RS-X320 )
=- In the “CO” mode:
U [f the tape for recording in tape deck 2 is longer than
the tape to be played back in tape deck 1, the tape ir
tape deck 1 will continue to playback eight times
(unless the stop button is pressed sooner} until the
tape in tape deck 2 reaches the end of side "B".
- { For RS-X120 >
т When the layback in in the "A" side by tape deck - 1
=. has finished, tape movement :n tape deck 1 will stop
emia and tape deck 2 will change to the recording stand-
by mode.
Select the speed at which the recording will
be made.
N Fach time this selector is pressed, the display of the edit-
= recording indicator changes from "EDIT MODE” and * x
+"EDIT MODE” and "x2 > OFF,
x +: For operation at the normal tape speed
Xx 2 For operation at the high tape speed
___ Ghanges can be made while
recording from one tape to another
“PAUSE
-
Press the synchro-start button.
(The tape-to-tape recording will begin )
—Notes ——
* Tape-to-tape recordings cannot be made from tape deck 2
to tape deck 1.
* The recording level of the original (playback) tape, and the
Dolby noise-reduction effect on the original tape, will be
recorded to the new tape jus! as they were ir the original
recording.
» Because the Dolby noise-reduction system has no effect dur-
ing tape-to-tape recording, the treble contro: on the
amplifier should be set to a reduced setting if you want to
listen to the sounds of a tape or:ginaliy recorded by a Dolby
noise-reduction system while making a tape-to-tape recor-
ding.
+ While a tape-to-tape recording is in progress, you can enjoy
some other source. Select the desired sound source by us-
ing an input selector on the amplifier, and start the perfor-
mance.
E To temporarily stop recording
PAUSE’ Press the pause button.
(The playback indicator on tape deck 2 will begin flashing, and
playback will continue on tape deck +)
To resume recording, press the playback bution on tape deck 2
corresponding to the s:de of the tape being recorded upon.
H To stop recording
[STOP, Press the stop button of tape deck 2.
| When tape-to-tape recording is not recvired. to avoid mis-
: operation, switch OFF the selected tape speed by pressing
| the tape-to-tape recording tape-speed selector. (The indicator
; Will then switch OFF)
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Tape-to-tape recording of certain
tunes of your choice
Insert the cassette to be used for recording
1 Into tape deck 2, and then Insert the
cassette to be played back (as the source of
the recording) into tape deck 1.
Select the side(s) of the tape (ons side only
or both sides) upon which the recording is to
be made.
Set the tape-to-tape recording tape-spesd
selector to the “x 1” position.
Press the record button.
(The unit will be in the recording stand-by mode.)
Press and hold the fast-forwardicue or
rewind/review button of tape deck 1 to
locate the desired tune.
Press the stop button of tape deck 1 when
the tape reaches the point where you want
to record.
Press the synchro-start button.
(The tape-to-tape recording will begin)
rase he rara ra TF la
Dre Er OFF >= Pap FEE AN i Ww LEX
9. recording the tune.
(A silent interval of about 4 seconds will then be made on
the tape in tape deck ?, and then tape deck 2 will change lo
the recording stand-by mode}
mr mal 4 ar
PU UTR 1 MIEL
O Locate the beginning of the next tune of
1 your choice, and start tape-to-tape recor-
ding.
(Repeat steps 5 to Y)
Your attention is drawn to the fact that recording pre-
recorded tapes or discs on other published or broadcast
material may infringe copyright laws.
To Use the Timer
Types of timer operation |
( One-time timer function (ONCE) 3
This timer function can be used to switch the power ON and to
the stand-by condition at a desired day and time (one day only).
This is convenient for recording broadcasts while you are away.
(Programmed settings are canceled when this timer function is
used.)
(Weekly timer function (WEEKLY) )
= Every week on the same day, (one day from Sunday to Satur-'
day)
= Every day (from Sunday to Saturday)
« Every day except Sunday (from Monday to Saturday)
# Every day except Saturday and Sunday (from Monday to Friday)
The power will be switched ON and to the stand-by condition at.
the desired times (among those choices described above). This
feature is convenient for listening to and/or recording the same
program at regular intervals.
{The programming remains in effect until canceled.)
(Sleep timer function (SLEEP) — Y
This timer function can be used to switch the power to the stard-
by condition at the desired time (within a range of 120 to 1 minute
from The present time). Use this timer to switch the power to the
-Etand-by condition automatically even if you fall asleep while
listening.
(Programmed settings are canceled when this timer function is
== = —
извес.
Timer sequence of priority
follows: "SLEEP" "ONCE" and "WEEKLY" settings.
: Timer is functioning.
: Timer is not functioning.
[Ain the following example, the "WEEKLY" setting will be stop-
ped mid-way.
“ft programmed times overíap. timer operation priority is as —
O) SLEEP 3 Set time EXE: DOFF
O. ONCE PON HOFF
XI WEEKLY DON = a
16 17 18/ 19 20 2 2 23
Not activated Decause the "ONCE" switch-ON time has priority,
[2] In the following example. the "WEEKLY" setting will not be
activated.
ONCE TON éd AE GORE
X WEEKLY — ON |OFF
9° 10 41 Wa 3 14 15 16
= E т
“Not activated because the “ONCE™ switch-OFF time has priority.
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Taam ZZ
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TIMER SET
Cancel button
To Use the Timer came
Have you completed “Setting the Time" on page 17 and
“Automatic memory presetting "” or “Manual memory Prese!-
ting™ on page 18—18 ? T: {TIEN SET. -
Example: To set the one-time timer function for listening to Tr Area (Fiaor the Wil begin er
FM “channel” 3 from 18:30 until 21:00 on Saturday ashing | -
— us 5 - EDO
B= ‘Select the timer mode. | qui eE
T Press the timer set button.
L, DU
(Flashing will begin) я :
9 9 3 ($ [SELECT] Use the select buttons to set to "18".
À [TIMER SET; Press the timer set button
(Flashing will begin.)
1
1 Ч
| - = 1830)
E |.
4 TRELECT: Use the select buttons to set to "30".
2. [SELECT; Use the select buttons to set to "ONCE".
For the weekly timer function, set to “WEEKLY".
a — METRE ETS station RY ~
Set the day. 1 TER SET, Press the timer set buttor
{Flashing will bagin.)
30
‘t- {TIMER SET Press the timer set button. mm. À
(Flashing will begin.) woe 18: II ri \
STANDBY nn эт
once uo 7:07) = 188 | 1] en сн
FM | © [BELECT! Use the select buttons to set to "FM".
L 1} The above "FM" display shows that the unit is in
2 SELECT Use the select buttons to set to “SAT”. the tuner position Follow steps 3 and 3. below
For the weekly timer function, select from among
oniy one oi ihe following: one specific day (Sunday
through Saturday) each week, or every day from
Sunday through Saturday. or every day from Mon-
day through Friday. or every day from Monday
through Saturday.
——
A
to select the band (FM. MW or LW).
The indication chances as follows each ime а
select button 15 pressed.
[a] CD —= TAPE — FMIMW/LW 7
9 ср —— РМ IMWILW — TAPE —
a TER SEY! Press the timer set bulton.
{Flashing will begin)
ha = 18: 35]
HE 10 im a
+. [SELECT ; Use the select button to set to "3.
— ЩИ
| 5 | i « 16: JO „|
+ Select timer play or timer recording.
17 .TIMER SET. Press the timer set button,
(Flashing will begin)
'98 | ae oo 3 77!
Z SELECT Use the select buttons to set to
“(EPLAY".
—— ———]
Эа Set the OFF time.
T Press the timer set button.
ree will begin.)
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ва” Quo 37
|
2: SELECT: Lise the select buttons to set to "21".
3. Press the timer set button
(Flashing will begin.)
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|
(gE | (UN ss Ja
‘4 [SELECT] Use the select butions to set to "00".
—
— ЩИ
ho Start the timer.
‚TIMER SET Press the timer set button.
Е Рес ее vi! Hari +—
A FRA ug LT LU]
Timer programmisg is completed; the display will
then return to the present time.
|
— Ня
~~
B= Switch the tuner to standby. |
[PO i Switch the power “STANDBY d ON"
switch о, ‘STANDBY © ".
Check to be sure that the amplifier and other units to
be operated are switched ON before the unit is switch-
ed to the stand-by condition.
(If the volume level has been preset at the amplifier,
the level will be recalled during the timer operation.)
2.
Cr МИ
"Notes ee ee - sp
1.
If a mistake is made while making the setting, press the
cancel button and begin again from step 1.
To use the tuner to listen to FM while making thé timer set-
ting, Dress the cancel huttan and aflow the disniay tn
——— a mn = mer wa =
return to the display of the present time (the colon Hashes
continuously) before doing so.
To Use the Timer cums
STERES 57M" HESIEA TUNER 1
—— UA ERATION eee FEA oh THU IE
PR
CD or TAPE timer play
Prepare the cassette tape deck or compact
disc player for playback.
2 Foliow steps 1 through 3 on page 30.
:1- Press the timer set button.
(Flashing will begin.)
a TT me
AID
So)
rely"
= ER 6500 |
-
“Use the select buttons to set to “CD” or
ii = Fu Fa
FE,
o
4 Follow steps 6 through 8 on page 31.
Notes:
e When the unit :5 connected with the Technics multi-compact
disc player SL-PK26 and the timer play is used, insert one disc
only,
» If there are tape cassettes in both tape decks, deck 1 wilt have
priority.
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Yolume-level indicator ) 7 | 3
Amplifier y }
Volume leve! setting far timer
operation
You can preset the desired volume levef for timer operation by
following the procedures below.
This preset level can be recatled with “fade-in™ during the timer
operation even 1 the volume tevel has bean changed after it was
first set.
Press the volume preset button.
(The volume-level indicator wi! flash on and off con
tinuousty.}
> Adjust the volume level.
Press the volume preset button again.
{The preset level wall ba retained in the memory)
Notes:
» Refer to the operating instructions of the appropriate unit(s) for
details of timer onaration
= = —
= The volume-preset function is for timer use only
po
Timer recording from the tuner
Prepare the cassette tape deck for record-
ing.
2 Follow steps 1 through 4 on page 30.
T: Press the timer set button.
Ч (Flashing will begin.) —
wy 88 Oma 3
@) Use the select buttons to set to “ГО ВЕС”,
A Follow steps 6 through 8 on page 31.
- Note:
— While a timer recording is being made, sound cannot be heard
_ from the speaker systems. To listen to the sound, adjust the
. volume level on the amplifier.
To confirm the setting
(READ, Press the read button.
(The display will change each time the button is pressed. The
display changes in order, even if the timer is not set.)
T CONCE power-ON a] e 18:37 o
11
FM HH PL we oo 3 ;
Z “ONCE” power: Ea 3 nn
OFF time | вт об A
- РМ HE IU má CH 3 ;
Fh “WEEKLY” power- DM NO Ta ом FIT
> ON me E | = wet 1er 5:00
| Ll. Li
4 'WEEKLY” power me e OA TO 7 in
. WELT WED dal DFF
OFF time rm —
Lid -
5 Present time | = Con TO «
seo 00 1 # TZ OO = wm
| mu FL de fd Mm CH od.
Note:
When the volume level is preset on the ampiifier. the preset level
will flash on the volume-leve] indicator of the amplifier.
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То Use the Timer cm
SLEEP; CANCEL ¡:READ:
To cancel a setting
1. [TIMER SET! Press the timer set button.
2. [SELECT; Use the select buttons to select “ONCE” or
MEAR" E UA
CT WLRERLY ,
3. [CANCEL. Press the cance! button,
{The display will return to the display of the present time.)
ll To temporarily cancel a setting
1. .READ| Press the read button so as to display the program
mode (1 or 3 on page 33) to be canceled.
"7 STANDBY: Or Fara Far kan a+
2. Q AY VIAL id AY iL
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illumination will stop)
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{The stand-by indicalo
3. [CANCEL) Press the cancel button. |
(The display will return to the display of the present time.)
Note:
To activate the timer again, repeat steps. 1. 2 and 3 above.
Sleep timer operation (SLEEP)
[SLEEP Press the sleep bution while listening. |
luminates
i — RL EE —
1 «= 1 20. = 7)
Hare, the setting is already made to 120 mirutes. so
the power will be swilched to the stand-by condition
120 minutes later. To change the 120 minutes to a
different length of time, foliow step 2.
SELECT) Press the select button to select tha time.
Each time the button is pressed. the display will
change in one-minute steps as foltows:
L.- ]:120—119-118— arena 3-2—1
Ce ]:120—-1—-2— e 117 — 118 — 149
The display will change continucush when the button
is held.
E To cancel a setting
[CANCEL! Press the cancel button.
The display will return to indication of the present time
Nota:
The display wil rgturn to the display of the present time after
about one minute after the sleep timer is set,
* Press the READ button to display the “sieep” time
To return to the display of the present time, press the READ but-
ton once again.
!
Select the desired source.
— AUX1: Press to listen to sound from eau:dmert conrected Play back the selected source.
OT to the “AUX1” terminals.
AUX2: Press to listen to sound from equipment connected
— to the "AUX?" terminals.
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Remote-Control Transmitter
Insertion of remote-control transmitter batteries
1. Open the cover.
2. insert the batteries.
* B8 sure to insert according to the (+)
and (->indications in the battery com-
partment.
* Use two UM-4_ ""AAA(R03;1.5V) size
batteries.
3. Close the cover.
ME Battery life
Battery iife is about ohe yaar. (Datiery iife
vary depending upon the frequency of
and other conditions of use.)
The batteries should be replaced if the unit
cannot be operated even when the remote-
control transmitter is brought close to the
unit.
Жан m == mR == = = — m
may
use
E Battery notes
* Ba sure that batteries are inserted so that
they are placed correctly wiih respect lo the
(+) and {—) indications in the battery com-
partment. !f the batteries are not inserted
correctly, they may leak and damage the
remote-control transmitter.
* DO not use rechargeable (nickel-cadmium)
type batteries.
Remote-controi transmitter o
eration notes
ee = а = чи ме ыы
« Do not mix oid and new batteries. or bat-
tarias diferent twvpes
alkaline, etc.)
e If the remote-control transmitter is not to be
used for a long period of time, take out the
batteries and store them in a cool. dark
place.
e Remove and dispose of worn-out batteries.
* Never attempt lo recharge or short-circuit
the batteries. and do not disassemble thern
Or expose them to excessive hea! or throw
them into a fire.
* На battery leaks, remove both batteries and
dispose of them. and then thoroughly clean
the battery compartiment before inserting
new batteries
paru =="
A EE CSS ES CCS AU
Use thé remote-controi transmit-
ter within 8 meters (20 Ft}
Face it toward the remote-control
signal receptor of this unit.
7 {Obstacles should be
mn am ml = al 1
avenues.)
Be sure the transmitter part of the remote-control
transmitter and tha receptor part of this unit are
froe from dust.
Excessive dust might prevent reception.
— Other notes
correct operation.
1. Do not expose the receptor (on this unit)
to direct suniight or other strong tight,
because to do so might result in in-
2. Do not use a remote-control transmitter
for a TV set, a VCR or other video compo-
nant at the same time as this ramote-con-
trol transmitier is being used, because to
do so might result in incorrect operation.
3 MM this unit is installed :N a rack with |
glass doors, the glass doors” thickness
or color might make it necessary to use
the remote-contral transmitter at a
shorter distance from the unit
o
= This remote-control transmitter can be used for control of a
Technics tuner, amplifier, stereo graphic equalizer, compact
disc player, cassette tape deck, and a turntable with a remote-
control terminal. Consult your dealer for details.
* For detailed information concerning operation steps, etc.
please refer to the anoronriate nadce for each unit and the
respective operating instructions. For this system, you can
listen to tapes or compact discs, etc, by operating the rerrote-
control transmitter without using the amplifier's input selectors.
i
ETT we
Nom nee
[A] ETuner keys
QEE:ON | Press this key to switch the tuner ON or to the stand-by
— _ condition.
Note that there is no need to press this key if the tuner's
power is ON. (If it is pressed, the tuner will be switched 10
the stand-by mode.)
— aer Press this key to activate the sleep timer.
ВЫ LI] Press once again to cancel a setting.
Note:
After approximately one minute after the sleep timer is
activated, the tuner display will return to showing the
present time.
If the button is pressed in this condition, the time remain-
ing an the sleep timer will be displayed for approximate-
ly 10 seconds, and if the button is pressed once more
while the time remalning on the sleep timer is being
displayed, the sleep timer will be cancelled.
| а | Press this key to select the desired preset chan-
с net.
. «To designate channels 1—9: Press the appropriate (1—9)
preset-tuning key.
Note: When selecting channel 1 or channel 2, enter the selec-
tion "O1" or “O2”. If only "1” or "2" is pressed, channel access
will be delayed by two seconds.
+ To designate channels 10-28:
(M Press the key for the tens digit {1 or 2).
Z Press the key far the units digit (1 — C) within 2 seconds after
pressing the first key.
УзА: To desionate channel 12
Press the “1” key anc then the “2" key.
‘Remote-Control Operation
| Easy play keys |
i EASY PLAY
oo TAPE TUI
LCI C0
When these kevs are pressed, the power [s automatically switch-
L - ar rem mr вое о =
ed ON, and the compact disc player, tape deck and this unit are
automatically activated.
Notes:
«if there are tape cassettes in both tape decks, deck 1 will have
priority.
« For the tape deck, the tuner and the compact disc player, the
sound will fade in to a level of — 60 dB.
if. however, the volume level was greater than —60 dB when
the power was previously switched OFF, the fade-in volume
level will be to that greater value.
* When the unit is connected with the Technics muiti-compact
disc player SL-PK26, the fade-n function will not operate.
| Graphic equalizer controls
eye | Press this key to switch the equalizer correction ON.
am ! Press once again to switch to the flat setting.
pus Press this key to retrieve a memorized curve or fixed
— curve.
When this key is pressed after selecting either the
manual memory mode or the fixed memory mode on the
graphic equalizer, the memorized curves will be retriev-
ed.
[D] | Turntable keys В |
Press this key to start play.
| {1 © Press this key to stop play.
Note:
Only Technics turntables (e.g.. SL-J110R, etc.,} equipped with a
"REMOTE/SYNCHRQ REC" terminal can be remote-controlled
by the transmitter included with this unit, and only when con-
nected by the proper cable.
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38
a [Compact disc player keys р 4
[ei Press this key to start play.
Press this key to ternporarily stop play.
Press the piay key to resume piay.
Po; | Press this key to stop play.
E Press this key to select the desired time mode during
LS play.
The display information will change as fol:ows each time
the button is pressed.
1 Number of track in play and elapsed time
2 Tota! remaining time on disc
:3: Time remaining in track in piay
4 Total elapsed time sirce beginning of disc
(Only applicable to a Technics compact disc player Si-
PJ28, SL-PJ28A, SL-PJ38 and SL-PJ3BA)
. HM Press momentarily to search for the beginning of the
; с | track now playing. Repeal this step the necessary
number of times to search for a previous track.
CU Press momentarily to search for the next track.
- Press this- key to select the program piay mode.
, To specity the desired tracks, press one of the skip kays
(E. () )to select the desired track and then press
this key.
To cancel program mode in the stop mode. press the
stop key (7).
To cancel program mode during play, press this key.
For Technics multi-compact disc player (SL-PK28}:
To cance! program mode in the stop mode, press the
program key ( = ).
To cance program mode during piay, press the stop key
(7 ) and then press the program key (73).
y
[sea : Press this key to select the deck ("DECK 17 or “DECK
(CO ¡2 10 be controlled.
1 PE] e: For the “forward (A) side of the tape
CJ | {J «E For the “reverse (BY side of the tape
Press one of these keys to begin playback or recording, pressing
the key correspondmg to the side of the tape !o be played back
(or recorded).
Note:
For Technics tape dacks (RS-X120). DECK 1 has no “reverse (BY
play function
E
| } | Press this key to stop tape movement.
PE] {DECK 2 only)
i ! Press this key to make a silent interval during recording.
(After 4 seconds, the tape deck wil! automatically change to the
recording stand-by mode. }
To start the recording again, press the playback key
(OO)
Press this key to advance or rewind the tape while the unit is in
the stop mode.
During playback these keys are used to cue or review while listen-
hd to the contents at high speed.
г Press this key to temporarity stop ptayback cr recording.
Press the playback key to resume playback or recording.
esc | {DECK 2 only)
| СЭ | ! Press this key to change to the recording stand-by mode.
— 1 Press this key 10 adjust the volume level
Fame | Dre io Lear $m Tara ria ra LEA tha rada ITA las sal
jr Tad) MIG NY EA AA AA "IF Fille) Fi A O ert
The volume level! [5 attenuated by 20 dB (approx. 1/10).
Press once again to return 10 the previous volume level
Avoid the following types of tapes
< 120-minute (or longer) tapes
Because this tape is very thin, it might stretch during use,
become tangled with rotating parts in this unit, and/or tape
movernent might not be stable.
= Fa-Cr tape (TYPE M)
The high range will be emphasized and a flat frequency
response characteristic cannot be obtalned.
= Metal tape without detection holag In the cessetie
Recordings will be very distorted. (There is no playback pro-
blem, however.)
Metai tape
-- If the tape in the cassette is loose, the tape can easily break
- during use or otherwise be damaged.
— “Never touch the tape itself, or attempt to pull it out of the
— == == — — Lk _
CESE.
Ple o Al A la ео
IDE da F 1-1 STE
object to take up the
slack
About Cassette Tapes
Use a screwdriver
or similar object to
Tab for side "B”
break out the tab.
MM To re-record on a protected cassette
Cover the slot with adhesive tape.
Attach tape
|!!
Avoid tape storage in the following
places
Tape can be damaged If it is stored in places such as described
* Where the temperature is high (95° F/35°C or higher) or where
the humidity is high {80% or higher).
* Where there is a strong magnetic field (near a speaker, on top
of a TV, etc.).
« In direct sunlight.
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¡DR A
El Maintenance
To assure good sound quality for recording and playback, be sure — in order to maintain good sound quality La Cs and
ta clean the heads after approximately every 10 hours of | = ; Gaia CE recommended hat the heads shou ud be Nn
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= Tÿ Switch the power of this unit to standby mos mode...
—— _ ASA в o À —
fess the eect button.
3) Clean the heads, pinch roller and the capstan shaft of each it the heads become magnetized. they coud create noise in
deck with a cottan swab (or with a soft. lint-free cloth) slightly recordings, loss of high-frequency response, or erasure of
moistened with alcohol. valuable recordings. Severa! types ol head demagnetizers are
Do not use any solution other than alcohol for head cleaning. available and may be purchased at local electronics supply
stores. Follow the instructions that are supplied with the device.
Capstan Cotton swab = Do not bring any type of metal objects or tools such as
Pinch roller magnetic screwdrivers in contact with the head assembly
=
To clean this unit, use a soft, dry cloth.
Рог very dirty surfaces, dip a soft cloth in a werk scap-and-water
= — solution and wring well. After cleaning, wipe with a soft, dry cloth.
Pinch roller Never use alcohol, paint thinner, banzina, or a chemically treated
Heads # ———rCapstan cloth to clean this unit.
Such chemicals may damage the unit's finish.
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Ш FM TUNER SECTION
Frequency range
SIN 30 dB
S/N 26 dB
SIN 20 dB
IHF 46 dB stereo quieting sensitivity
Total harmonic distortion
MONO
STEREO
SIN
MONO
STEREO
Frequency response
Alternate channel selectivity
+400 kHz
Caplure ratio
Image rejection at 98 MHz
IF rejection at 98 MHz
Spurious response rejection at 88 MHz
AM supprassion
Stereo separation
1 kHz
10 kHz
Carrier leak
19 kHz
- 38 kHz
= ~ (For others)
Fla mer a E Bam PEA LU _
ZA SAHNE ET TT
Limiting point
Bandwidth
IF amplifier
. FM demodulator
“Antenna terminals
IM AM TUNER SECTION
. Frequency range
- MW (For Europe)
(For others)
87.50— 108.00 MHz (0.05 MHz steps)
1.5 pV (IHF, usable)
1.3 uV (75 à)
1.2 uV (75 Q)
0.9 uV (75 Q)
28 uV775 Q
0.15 %
03%
70 dB (78 dB, IHF)
65 dB (70 dB, IHF)
20 Hz~15 kHz, +0.5dB~—-1.5dB
55 dB
1.0 dB
45 dB
90 dB
75 de
55 dB
40 dB
30 dB
— 30 dB (— 35 dB, IHF)
—45 dB (—50 dB, IHF)
+1.5 dB
1.2 uy
180 kHz
1000 kHz
75 © (unbalanced)
522 kHz~1611 kHz (9-kHz steps)
530 kMHz~1620 kHz (10-kHz steps)
531 kHz- 1602 kHz (9-kHz steps)
530 kHz— 1509 kHz (10-kHz steps)
- LW (For Europe)
144 kHz--288 kHz (9-kHz steps)
146 kHz~290 kHz {+ 2-kHz shift)
153 kHz~279 kHz (3-kHz steps)
155 kHz~281 kHz (+ 2-kHz shift)
Sensitivity {S/N 20 dB)
MW
LW
20 pV, 300 HY/m
50 pv
Selactivity (+9 kHz)
MW {at 999 kHz) 50 dB
LW (at 216 kHz) 50 dB
image rejectión
MW (at 999 kHz) 40 dB
LW (at 216 kHz) 40 dB
IF rejection
MW (at 999 kHz) 60 dB
LW (at 216 kHz) 60 dB
EE TIRA CTI MATI KE
ES MIN DC IN
Clock Quartz-lock type
24-hour indication
Functions 24-hour programmable;
weekly (1 setting)
once only (1 setting)
sleep {at 1~120 min, 1-min. intervals)
Programmable content
Program source (FM. MW, LW. CD, TAPE)
Timer recltimer playfpower ON/OFF setting
Designation of preset station
1 minute ~23-hours, 59 minutes
(at 1-min. Intervals)
sleep. once. weekly
Setting intervals
Priority order
E GENERAL
0.3 V (0.6 Y IHF)
9 W (Standby 6 W)
Output voltage
Power consumption
Power supply
For continental Europe AC 50 Hz/60 Hz, 230 — 240 V
For others AC 50 Hz/60 Hz, 110 V/127 V/220 V/240 V
Dimensions (W < H x D) 360 x 64.5 x 304 mm
Weight 2.3 kg
Note:
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Weight and dimensions are approximate.
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42
Technical Specifications om som coo
Amplifier (SU-X320/SU-X120)
ll AMPLIFIER SECTION
DIN nower outbut
1 kHz THD: 1% 2x50 W (8 2)
1 kHz THD: 1% 2 x 40 W (8 {2)
Total harmonic distortion
rated power at 1 kHz 1% (8 O)
half power at 1 kHz 0.03% (8 £1)
Residual hum and noise 0.5 mV
Damping factor 30 (8 £3)
Input sensitivity and impedance
PHONO 3 mv/47 k7
TUNER, TAPE 150 mYv/22 k£2
CD, AUX 1, 2 200 mWV/22 KO
Maximum Input voltage (1 kHz, RMS)
PHONO 100 mV
S/N (rated power 8 53)
PHONO 73 dB (IHF, A: 79 dB)
TUNER, CD, AUX 1, 2, TAPE
Frequency response
PHONO
8? dB (HF, A: 83 dB)
RIAA standard curve
+0.8 dB {30 Hz~15 kHz)
TUNER, CD, AUX 1, 2, TAPE 18 Hz ~50 kHz {(—3 dB)
Tone controls
BASS 50 Hz, +10 dB~—10 dB
TREBLE 20 kHz, +10 dB~—10 dB
Muting — 20 dB
Super bass 60 Hz, +8 dB
Output voltage
TAPE REC OUT) 150 mV
Channel balance, TUNER, 250 Hz-$,300 Hz. __x108
Channel separation, TUNER, 1 kHz 55 dB
Headphones output level and impedance
«га нуно
Load impedance
MAIN 80-160
SURROUND 8i- 180
E GENERAL
Power consumption
5U-X320 300 W
2
Power supply
For continental Europe AC 50 Hz/60 Hz, 230 у
For others AC 50 Hz/6C Hz. 110 V/127 V/2920 V/240 V
Dimensions (W x H x D) 360 x 129 x 305 mm
Weight
SU-X320 5.4 kg
( SU-X120 ) 5.3 kg
Notes: i LL О
1. Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Weight and dimensions are approximate.
2. Total harmonic distortion is measured by the digital spectrum
anatyzear.
Cassette deck (RS-X320/RS-X120)
E CASSETTE DECK SECTION
Deck system
Track system
Heads
{tape deck 1) Play
(tape deck 2} Rec/play
Erasing
Stereo cassette deck
4-track, 2-chanrel
Permalioy head
Permalioy head
Double-gap ferrite head
Motors
{tape deck 1} Capstan/reel table drive
(tape deck 2) Capstan/reel table drive
DC servo motor
DC servo motor
Recording system AC bias
Bias frequency 80 kHz
Erasing system AC erase
Tape speeds
Fraquency response (w/o Dolby NR)
NORMAL
4.8 cmisec. (1-7/8 ips)
30 Hz- 16 kHz
40 Hz-- 15 kHz (DIN)
Cro; 30 Hz ~ 16 kHz
40 Hz ~15 kHz (DIN)
30 Hz~ 18 kHz
40 Hz ~17 kHz (DIN)
METAL
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HS-X320
Dolby € NR on 74 dB ICCIR)
Dolby B NR on 66 de «CCIR)
Dolby NR off 56 dB {A weighted)
Dolby B NR on 66 dB (CCIR)
Dolby NR off 56 dB (A weighted)
Wow and flutter 0.1 % (WRMS}
Fast forward and rewind times
Approx. 110 seconds with C-60 casset!s tape
input sensitivity and impedance
REC (IN) 60 MV/47 kQ
Oufput voifage and impedance
PLAY {OUT} 400 mV/B02 ©
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Power consumption BW
Dimensions (W x H x D) 360 x 129 x 28% mm
Welght 3 7 kg
Note:
Specifications are subiect to change without notice. Weight and
dimensions are approximate.
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Troubleshooting Guide
Before requesting service for this unit, check the chart below for a possible cause of the problem you are experiencing. Some simple checks or
a minor adjustment on your part may eliminate the problem and restore proper operation.
H you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the remedies indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, refer to the directory of
Authorized service centers (enclosed with this unit) to locate a convenient service center, or consult your Technics dealer for instructions,
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Problems noted at all times |
No sound is heard when the
power is switched ON.
— The power cord plug is not completely inserted,
* Confirm that the power cord plug is s connected
completely.
Connections are incomplete or incorrect to the
speaker systems, etc.
2 —
: Check to be sure that all connection wires are
correctly connected.
The incorrect input selector has been pressed.
« Check to be sure that the correct selector is
pressed.
When listening to stereo
sound, the sound lacks
danth fie, thin Бава, Нппу
— = T res VE we
sound).
One of the speakers is connected out of phase
‚ = Reconnect the speakers, maintaining proper
polarity [i.e.. (+) {+}, (-)—(—)E
When listening to stereo
sound, the left and right
sounds are reversed.
| (+) (=) (—}—=(+}]
| The left and right speaker connections, source
connections, or stereo sound processor
© connections are reversed.
» Check all connections and correct them if
necessary.
A iow-pitched noise (“hum”
or “buzz™) is heard.
- The power cord or à fluorescent light, elc., is near
the connection wires.
: * Try separating this unit as far as possible from the
electric appliance.
Sound is not heard from
one of the speaker
systems.
The speaker wires are disconnected.
. «Check and correct the connections of the speaker
wires.
The balance control is set too far to one side.
* Set so that sounds are heard at the center,
between the speaker systems.
Sound stops during a
performance, or no sound
is heard when the power is
switched ON.
. The protection clrcultry has functioned because
the positive and negative speaker connection
wires are “shorted” or speaker systems with an
impedance less than the indicated rated
- impedance of the amplifier are used.
— — —— |
» Switch OFF the power, and, after determining and
correcting the cause, switch ON the power once
again.
* Use speaker systems of the proper impedance
rating.
| While using the tape deck
= = —- AZT a 5 ALA - ai Et в
Tape moves but no sound is
heard.
| The volume contro! of the ‘amplifier is set to Te
| minimum postion.
» Adjust the volume control to the desired levei.
Distorted sound.
Previously recorded sound
has not been erased.
, The recording level is too high.
» Select the appropriate recording level. ©
“ Erase head is dirty.
. = Clean the head.
— Passel a ls Arm m лы del
- aL сор 157 IE!
unsteady.
ln ade a w=
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; Tape : :5 damaged.
= Cas!
= Ка
* Try operation with a new cassette; if there 15 по
problem with the new cassette, discard the
damaged cassette
Poor sound quality
(especially in the high treble |
and low bass ranges)
Tre correct Dolby noise-reduction button 55 not
set.
: »# Get it to 1ne correct pos:tion.
Sound is low, poor tone,
intermittent sound, noise.
Heads, capstan andor pinch roller are dirty or
. tape is damaged.
Recording is not possible.
- The recording level control is at the "0" position.
“ One of the edit-recording indicators is
_ iluminated.
+ Select the appropriate recording level.
‚ ® Switch CFF the indicator by pressing the tape-to-
‚ * Clean the heads, capstan and/or pinch roller, or try
a new cassette.
_tape recording tape-speed selector, __
A ag E CC AT 0
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Troubleshooting Guide comes
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| Problem | Probable cause(s) Suggested remedy i
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— While listening | to FM broadcasts I
An unusual hissing nolse | Due to the differences between a monaural anda | = Try reducing the treble sound by using the treble
is heard when listening to stereo signal, a higher tevel of signal strength is control of the amplifier.
broadcasts in stereo, but required for proper stereo reception. If the signa! | + Set for monaural reception to reduce the hiss.
not heard when listening level is low, a hissing noise may be produced on Note. howevar, that the broadcast will not be heard
monaurally. | the stereo channel. as stereo.
: = Try changing the location, height andfor direction
: of the antenna.
Noise is excessive in both Poor location and/or direction of the antenra. e 1f an Indoor antenna ls being used, change 10 an
stereo and monaural - Transmitting station Is too far away. outdoor antenna.
broadcasts. : = Try using an antenna with more elements.
The FM stereo indicator or Poor locatlon and/or direction of the antenna. * Try changing the location, height and'or direction
the quartz lock indicator © Transmitting station Is too far away. of the antenna. a
filckers, without completely + if an indoor antenna 15 Deing used, change ic an
flluminating. : outdoor antenna.
Excessive distortion in the Nearby building or mountain. e Try using an antenna with more elements
sound of stereo broadcasts. : [Multipath distortion is being caused by the mutual
interference of broadcast signais received
directly from the transmitting station {direct
waves) and signals being reflected from nearby
buildings or mountains (reflected waves).]
Sound is distorted, Broadcast signals are being disturbed by nearby , = Relocate the antenna ard the connection wires to
“popping” noise is heard, automobile traffic or alrplanes. 1 aplace farther away from where automobiles pass.
and/or the volume lave! |
becomes low.
While listening to AM broadcasts
An unusual “beat” sound is Unit is being used at the same time as the e Switch OFF the television set, or use this unit
heard. - television set. farther away from it.
A low-pltched “hum” sound : The AM loop antenna connection wires are too e Place the antenna connection wires and the power |
is heard when the close to the power cord. cord farther apart.
broadcast Is tuned. . The power supply frequency from the power cord : «Install a special outdoor antenna.
Ш . is modulated and heard from the speakers. i |
A strange hissing noise is : Caused by the “discharge phenomenon” and the * Try placing this unit farther away y from such
produced continuously or : “oscillation phenomenon” of alactric appliances equipment.
intermittently. (such as fluorescent lights, TV, small series-type * Install noise-prevention equipment on this uni cr
| motors, rectification equipment, etc.) on the electric appliance.
While using the remote-control transmitter
The remote-control | Batteries are incorrectly placed. « Insert the batteries so that the positive (+} and
transmitter does not negative (—) polarities are correct.
function. The remote-control transmitter batteries are * Replace them with new batteries.
consumed.
There is an obstruction between the remote- e Remove the obstruction.
control transmitter and this unit,
The remote-control transmitter is not correctly e Face tha remote-control transmitter correctly
: facing this unit. o toward this unit. oo i

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