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Sony CFS-717S Operating Instructions

Sony redio cassette-corder operating instructions.

 
Adjusting the audio emphasis
(DYNAMIC SOUND SYSTEM)
Using the 5 BAND GRAPHIC EQUALIZER
To adjust
Use
BALANCE
Stereo imaging.
MEGA BASS
Deep bass sound.
400 Hz
Speaking voice, middle frequencies of
instrumental music.
Presence of vocals.
1 kHz
4 kHz
Brightness of the sound.
10 kHz
High treble sounds or to reduce high
frequency noise/tape hiss.
Using the PRESET MODE
Use
To
MANUAL
Adjust the sound using the 5 BAND
GRAPHIC EQUALIZER.
DISCO
Get powerful, clear sounds emphasizing low
and high range audio.
PARTY
Get light, bright sounds emphasizing high
and middle range audio.
LIVE
Get wide-ranging sounds having presence.
Note
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.
Connecting optional
components
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
to CD/TV LINE IN
L (white)
Audio connecting cord
CD/TV LINE IN
RK-C520HG (not supplied)
L
R
R (red)
After connecting the component, set FUNCTION to CD/TV LINE IN and
play the connected component.
Tip
You can record the sound of the connected component. Insert a cassette, and
press r REC on deck B.
Note
MIX MIC
Connect the cables firmly to avoid
any malfunction.
Using the Microphone
Turn on the microphone (not supplied)
if it has a power switch.
Tips
• 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.
Note
If acoustic feedback (howling) occurs, turn down the volume or move the
microphone away from the speakers.
Setting up the system
Connecting the Speakers
Make sure you turn off the power before making connections.
b
a
2
L
R
R
A K E
S P E
1
Align the grooves and slide the speaker box down until it
snaps into place a.
2
Connect the black wires to (–) minus and the red wires to
(+) plus terminals: the right speaker wires to the R, and
the left speaker wires to the L terminals.
Tip
To detach the speakers, unlock the speaker b and slide the speaker box all
the way up and away from the player.
Choosing Power Sources
To use the player on AC power source (mains)
Connect the supplied AC power cord to the AC IN jack.
1
to AC IN
2
to a wall outlet
To use the player on batteries
Insert eight R20 (size D) batteries (not supplied) into the battery
compartment.
To adjust the voltage
220
Be sure to set the VOLTAGE
110
ı
ı
240V
SELECTOR(at the rear) to
120V
your local power supply.
VOLTAGE SELECTOR
Tip
For customers supplied with an AC plug adaptor, use it if the plug of the
mains lead does not match your mains.
Notes
• To use the player on batteries, disconnect the mains lead from the player.
• Replace the batteries when the OPR/BATT indicator dims or when the
player stops operating. Replace all batteries with new ones.
WARNING
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not
expose the player to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open
the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified
personnel only.
Radio
1
Do not install the appliance in a
Cassette-
confined space, such as a
bookcase or built-in cabinet.
Corder
The FUNCTION selector is
located at the front.
When you turn on the player, the
OPR/BATT indicator lights up.
Operating Instructions
CFS-717S
CFS-717SMK2
©1997 by Sony Corporation
3-859-353-15(1)
Troubleshooting
Deck A
There is no audio.
• Connect the mains lead securely.
• Insert the batteries properly.
• Replace all batteries if they are weak.
• Unplug the headphones.
• Adjust the volume.
• Set FUNCTION to the position you
want to operate.
Cassette cannot be inserted.
• Insert the cassette properly.
The r REC button does not
function.
• No cassette is in deck B.
• Make sure the safety tab on the cassette
is in place.
Poor playback, recording or
erasing quality.
• Dirty heads. Clean the unit (as shown)
with a cotton swab slightly moistened
with cleaning fluid or alcohol.
• Demagnetize the heads and all metal
parts in the tape path with a
commercially available tape head
demagnetizer.
Deck B
Precautions
On safety/power sources
• Should any solid object or liquid fall
into the player, unplug the player, and
have it checked by qualified personnel
before operating it any further.
• For AC operation, check that the
player's operating voltage is identical
with your local power supply (see
"Specifications") and use the supplied
mains lead; do not use any other type.
The voltage selector is located on the
rear of the player .
• The player is not disconnected from the
AC power source (mains) as long as it is
connected to the wall outlet, even if the
player itself has been turned off.
• For battery operation, use eight R20
(size D) batteries.
• When the batteries are not to be used,
remove them to avoid damage that can
be caused by battery leakage or
corrosion.
• The nameplate indicating operating
voltage, power consumption, etc. is
located at the rear.
Specifications
• Frequency range
FM: Saudi Arabia: 87.6–107MHz/Central
and eastern Europe: 65–108MHz/Other
Capstan
Capstan
countries: 87.6–108MHz
MW: 530–1,605kHz
SW1: 2.3–7MHz
SW2: 7–22MHz
• IF
FM: 10.7MHz MW/SW: 455kHz
• Aerials
FM/SW: Telescope MW: Built-in ferrite
bar
• Recording system
Playback
4-track, 2-channel stereo
head
Pinch
Pinch
• Frequency response
roller
roller
80–12,500Hz
• Speakers
Full range: 10cm (4 inches) dia. , cone
type/Tweeter: 5 cm
(2 inches) dia.
• Input
MIX MIC jack (minijack), sensitivity 3.9
mV for low impedance microphone CD/
TV LINE IN jacks (phono jacks),
sensitivity
0.43 V, input impedance 50 kilohms
• Output
Erase head
Headphones jack (stereo minijack), for
16–68 ohms impedance headphones
Capstan
• Maximum Power output
12W + 12W
Record/
Playback head
Pinch roller
Cotton swab
On placement/operation
• Do not leave the player in a location
near heat sources, or in a place subject
to direct sunlight, excessive dust or
mechanical shock.
• Do not place anything within 10 mm of
the side of the cabinet. The ventilation
holes must be unobstructed for the
player to operate properly and to
prolong the life of its components.
• Since a strong magnet is used for the
speakers, keep personal credit cards
using magnetic coding or spring-
wound watches away from the player
to prevent possible damage from the
magnet.
• If the player has not been used for a
long time, set it in the playback mode to
warm it up for a few minutes before
inserting a cassette.
If you have questions or problems
concerning your player, please consult
your nearest Sony dealer.
• Battery life
FM Recording: Sony R20P: Approx. 5
hours/Sony LR20 alkaline: Approx. 12
hours
Playback: Sony R20P: Approx. 2 hours/
Sony LR20 alkaline: Approx. 5.5 hours
• Power requirements
110–120V/220–240 V AC selectable, 50/
60Hz
12V DC, eight R20 (size D) batteries
• Power consumption
AC 30W
• Dimensions
Approx.760 x 225 x 220mm (w/h/d) (30
x 8
7
/
x 8
3
/
inches) incl. projecting
8
4
parts and controls, not incl. handle
• Mass
Approx. 6.8kg (15 lb) incl. batteries
• Supplied accessory
AC power cord (1)
Design and specifications are subject to
change without notice.

Summary of Contents

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    Specifications Deck A • Frequency range • Battery life FM: Saudi Arabia: 87.6–107MHz/Central FM Recording: Sony R20P: Approx. 5 and eastern Europe: 65–108MHz/Other hours/Sony LR20 alkaline: Approx. 12 Capstan Capstan countries: 87.6–108MHz hours MW: 530–1,605kHz...

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    Location of controls Listening to the radio VOLUME TUNING Set FUNCTION to RADIO. DIRECTION FUNCTION BAND DIR MODE FUNCTION RADIO Set BAND to the band you want. BAND PLAY STOP/EJECT PAUSE Deck A PLAY STOP/EJECT PAUSE Deck B Tune to the station you want. TUNING To tune in an SW band, use FINE TUNING for better SW reception.

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