Adjusting the audio emphasis
Setting up the system
• Do not leave the player in a location
near heat sources, or in a place subject
On safety/power sources
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not
(DYNAMIC SOUND SYSTEM)
to direct sunlight, excessive dust or
• Should any solid object or liquid fall
Connecting the Speakers
expose the player to rain or moisture.
into the player, unplug the player, and
• Do not place anything within 10 mm of
To avoid electrical shock, do not open
have it checked by qualified personnel
Using the 5 BAND GRAPHIC EQUALIZER
Make sure you turn off the power before making connections.
the side of the cabinet. The ventilation
the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified
before operating it any further.
holes must be unobstructed for the
• For AC operation, check that the
player to operate properly and to
player's operating voltage is identical
prolong the life of its components.
with your local power supply (see
Do not install the appliance in a
• Since a strong magnet is used for the
"Specifications") and use the supplied
speakers, keep personal credit cards
confined space, such as a
mains lead; do not use any other type.
Deep bass sound.
using magnetic coding or spring-
bookcase or built-in cabinet.
The voltage selector is located on the
wound watches away from the player
Speaking voice, middle frequencies of
rear of the player .
to prevent possible damage from the
• The player is not disconnected from the
The FUNCTION selector is
AC power source (mains) as long as it is
• If the player has not been used for a
connected to the wall outlet, even if the
Presence of vocals.
located at the front.
long time, set it in the playback mode to
player itself has been turned off.
warm it up for a few minutes before
When you turn on the player, the
Brightness of the sound.
• For battery operation, use eight R20
inserting a cassette.
OPR/BATT indicator lights up.
(size D) batteries.
High treble sounds or to reduce high
• When the batteries are not to be used,
If you have questions or problems
remove them to avoid damage that can
frequency noise/tape hiss.
A K E
concerning your player, please consult
S P E
be caused by battery leakage or
your nearest Sony dealer.
Using the PRESET MODE
• The nameplate indicating operating
voltage, power consumption, etc. is
Align the grooves and slide the speaker box down until it
located at the rear.
Adjust the sound using the 5 BAND
snaps into place a.
Connect the black wires to (–) minus and the red wires to
Get powerful, clear sounds emphasizing low
and high range audio.
(+) plus terminals: the right speaker wires to the R, and
the left speaker wires to the L terminals.
Get light, bright sounds emphasizing high
and middle range audio.
To detach the speakers, unlock the speaker b and slide the speaker box all
Get wide-ranging sounds having presence.
the way up and away from the player.
When adjusting the 5 BAND GRAPHIC EQUALIZER, be sure to set the PRESET
MODE to MANUAL. The graphic equalizer will not work in any other position.
Choosing Power Sources
To use the player on AC power source (mains)
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Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC IN jack.
Before making connections, be sure to turn off the power of the
component and set FUNCTION to TAPE/RADIO OFF on the player.
Listening to Audio Components
There is no audio.
• Frequency range
• Battery life
FM: Saudi Arabia: 87.6–107MHz/Central
FM Recording: Sony R20P: Approx. 5
• Connect the mains lead securely.
and eastern Europe: 65–108MHz/Other
hours/Sony LR20 alkaline: Approx. 12
to CD/TV LINE IN
• Insert the batteries properly.
to AC IN
• Replace all batteries if they are weak.
Audio connecting cord
Playback: Sony R20P: Approx. 2 hours/
CD/TV LINE IN
• Unplug the headphones.
RK-C520HG (not supplied)
Sony LR20 alkaline: Approx. 5.5 hours
• Adjust the volume.
• Power requirements
• Set FUNCTION to the position you
110–120V/220–240 V AC selectable, 50/
to a wall outlet
want to operate.
FM: 10.7MHz MW/SW: 455kHz
12V DC, eight R20 (size D) batteries
To use the player on batteries
Cassette cannot be inserted.
• Power consumption
FM/SW: Telescope MW: Built-in ferrite
• Insert the cassette properly.
Insert eight R20 (size D) batteries (not supplied) into the battery
• Recording system
The r REC button does not
Approx.760 x 225 x 220mm (w/h/d) (30
4-track, 2-channel stereo
inches) incl. projecting
To adjust the voltage
• Frequency response
parts and controls, not incl. handle
• No cassette is in deck B.
Be sure to set the VOLTAGE
• Make sure the safety tab on the cassette
Approx. 6.8kg (15 lb) incl. batteries
SELECTOR(at the rear) to
is in place.
Full range: 10cm (4 inches) dia. , cone
After connecting the component, set FUNCTION to CD/TV LINE IN and
• Supplied accessory
type/Tweeter: 5 cm
your local power supply.
play the connected component.
Poor playback, recording or
AC power cord (1)
(2 inches) dia.
Design and specifications are subject to
MIX MIC jack (minijack), sensitivity 3.9
• Dirty heads. Clean the unit (as shown)
You can record the sound of the connected component. Insert a cassette, and
change without notice.
mV for low impedance microphone CD/
with a cotton swab slightly moistened
press r REC on deck B.
TV LINE IN jacks (phono jacks),
with cleaning fluid or alcohol.
• Demagnetize the heads and all metal
0.43 V, input impedance 50 kilohms
parts in the tape path with a
Connect the cables firmly to avoid
For customers supplied with an AC plug adaptor, use it if the plug of the
Headphones jack (stereo minijack), for
commercially available tape head
mains lead does not match your mains.
16–68 ohms impedance headphones
• Maximum Power output
Using the Microphone
12W + 12W
• To use the player on batteries, disconnect the mains lead from the player.
Turn on the microphone (not supplied)
• Replace the batteries when the OPR/BATT indicator dims or when the
if it has a power switch.
player stops operating. Replace all batteries with new ones.
• To mix radio or tape sounds and your voice, play the sound you want, and
speak or sing into the microphone.
• To use the player as a public address system, set FUNCTION to
CD/TV LINE IN, and speak into the microphone.
If acoustic feedback (howling) occurs, turn down the volume or move the
microphone away from the speakers.