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Radius 3000
PROFESSIONAL SD/USB/CD PLAYER
Featuring:
Sampling
Sampling
User Guide and Reference Manual
9/09

Summary of Contents

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    Radius 3000 ™ PROFESSIONAL SD/USB/CD PLAYER Featuring: Sampling Sampling User Guide and Reference Manual 9/09...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Slider...........................28 pitch Bending........................29 Built-in effectS Scratch/Skid........................31 filter/phaSe/echo/flanger......................32 tranS/pan..........................33 changing parameterS.......................33 adVanced track Search......................34 radiuS 3000 link..........................35 data Backup (dbBuilder)......................36 midi map..............................38 flip-flop™.............................41 Warranty...........................42 SpecificationS..........................43 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 2 © ®...

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    GATEUR, UNE PRISE DE COURANT OU UNE AUTRE SORTIE DE COURANT, SAUF SI LES LAMES PEUVENT ETRE INSEREES A FOND SANS EN LAISSER AUCUNE PARTIE A DECOUVERT. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 3 © ®...

  • Page 4: Electrical Precautions

    EQUIPMENT GROUND CLAMPS POWER SERVICE GROUNDING ELECTRODE SYSTEM Fig. A (NEC ART 250, PART H) NEC — NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 4 © ®...

  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    C. The player has been exposed to rain or water. D. If the player does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a marked change in performance. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 5 © ®...

  • Page 6: Customer Support

    UNpACkINg Every Radius 3000™ has been thoroughly tested and has been shipped in perfect operating condi- tion. Carefully check the shipping carton for damage that may have occurred during shipping. If the carton appears to be damaged, carefully inspect your player for any damage and be sure all equip- ment necessary to operate the player has arrived intact.

  • Page 7: Features

    DJ® audio mixers that also feature “Fader Q Start” control. For best results use this feature with two (2) Radius 2000 players. Connect your Radius 3000 as described in the set-up section of this manual. After set up is com- pleted load your players.

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    Connect the included RCA cable from your Radius 3000™ outputs to the inputs on your mixer. Use the supplied 1/8” mini plug cable to connect your Radius 3000™ to a mini jack connection (A or B ) on a compatible American Audio® or American DJ® “Fader Q Start”...

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    This adjustment can be made with or without a disc in the drive. The pitch adjustment will remain American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 9 © ®...

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    3 (Mode 3) - Will show your playing marker rotating while the rest of the wheel is lit but at a dimmer level. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 10 © ®...

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    Button. LOOP and RELOOP will appear in the Vfd diSplay (3) when the RELOOP function is available. If a loop has not been set, press the reloop Button will return you to the IN point and play. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 11 © ®...

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    RATIO KNOB and turn the jog Wheel (9) to adjust the parameter ratio value. 26. EffECTS AND HOLD BUTTON - fILTER BUTTON - This button is used to activate and deactivate the Filter effect. The Filter ef- American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 12 © ®...

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    To store your loops and cue points that are saved in the BANKS to the system memory for next time, press the MEMORY button for 1 second. 31. pARAmETER TImE kNOB - This knob is used to adjust the parameter time value. You can also American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 13 © ®...

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    37. RELAY JACk - With this jack you can connect two players and relay (flip flop) play. You can also connect your unit to a compatible American Audio® mixer’s CONTROL out, to use American Audio’s “Q” start fader control. This feature is only available on American Audio’s “Q” series mixers.

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    The flashing bar is great reminder, that time is running out to get that next track ready to go. 54. TImE mETER - These indicators will detail the current Minutes, Seconds, and Frames. The meter American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 15 © ®...

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    59. AUTO CUE - This will indicate if the Auto Cue is on or off. Press and hold the Sgl/ctn (33) for 1 sec. to turn the Auto Cue function on and off. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 16 © ®...

  • Page 17: Internal Menu

    INTENSITY(4), A. CUE LEVEL(-48db), MIDI CC TYPE(REL.) PITCH(BEND), MIDI CH(CH 1), MIDI SETUP(JOGOUT 0 ms) (PULSE 1024) (I/O HIDE), REPEAT MODE (OFF), DUAL CONTROL (OFF), LINE SETUP (MODE=1, LINE 1 DISPLAY=2/LINE 2 DISPLAY=1), PLAYLIST (NORMAL), SLEEP TIME (15min) American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 17 © ®...

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    1. LOADINg/EJECTINg AN SD CARD, USB DEVICE, OR CD The file format is Mp3 only. The Radius 3000™ can read SDHC (High Capacity) Cards up to 32GB. When loading an SD Card into the player load with the SD Card label facing up and the contacts facing down. To remove the card from the player gently press the card "in"...

  • Page 19: Starting Playback

    (starting) point by pressing the play/pauSe Button (13) as in Figure 9. Pressing the cue Button (14) as in Figure 9 will now return you to the point you just set. Figure 10 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 19 © ®...

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    Button (14) or the in Button (15) will now return you to this exact point. Figure 13 Important Notice: When the Bank Button LED is flashing, the unit will set the bank in point. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 20 © ®...

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    (15). This will set the activate playback starting point of the mode. SEAMLESS LOOP. The in Button (15) LED will flash then glow. Figure 16 Figure 17 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 21 © ®...

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    - fOR A SHORTER LOOp: Press the out Button (15) at sooner point in the track (Figure 19). - fOR LONgER LOOp: Press the out Button (15) at later point in the track (Figure 19). American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 22 © ®...

  • Page 23: Creating A Seamless Loop

    12. Using the Built In Sampler: Your Radius 3000™ comes with an advanced built in sampler. You may store up to four samples in the four Bank ButtonS (28). Once again please note you may only store either a CUE POINT or a SAMPLE into a Bank Button (28), not both.

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    Button (26) all parameters will remain until changed again or power is shut off, unless they are stored in to the unit's memory. Figure 27 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 24 © ®...

  • Page 25: Using The Built-in Sampler

    14. BANk pROgRAm BUTTON (29): Once you store samples in the four (4) Bank Buttons, the Radius 3000 can be programmed to play the stored samples in a desired order. You can program the four (4) banks up to 12 times. The programmed samples can be played in your desired order without interrupting music playback.

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    16. RECALL mEmORY: The Radius 3000 can store 200 programmed cue points in 500 CD's and 4 programmed cue points per folder in each SD/USB audio device. These settings may be recalled at any time, even when a audio source has been removed and loaded at a later time.

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    Once the jog Wheel (9) is released the unit will return to the last cue point. Figure 34 Important Notice: When the BANK BUTTON LED is flash- ing, the unit will return to the last CUE point. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 27 © ®...

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    To use the pitch Slider (4) slide the slider up and down. Down will increase the pitch and up will decrease the pitch. Figure 37 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 28 © ®...

  • Page 29: Pitch Bending

    40, the playback speed will increase and will continue to increase until it reaches a maximum of 100% speed ally return to gain. When you release the (+) pitch Bend Button (5) the playback speed will automati it’s previous set speed. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 29 © ®...

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    NOTE: To use the JOG WHEEL in a pitch bend function when the SCRATCH EFFECT (12) is activated you must use the outer rubber ring of the jog wheel. Figure 41 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 30 © ®...

  • Page 31: Scratch/skid

    BUILT-IN EffECTS The Radius 3000™ comes with eight built in effects. These effects can be used one at a time or you may choose to overlap the effects and use up to four at a time. The Built-in effects include Scratch, Filter, Echo, Trans, Skid, Phase, Flanger, and Pan.

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    Parameter Time (PT) and Parameter Ratio (PR). The PT will adjust the Time Range and The PR will adjust the Frequency Range (see "Parameters" in the next section). Figure 47 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 32 © ®...

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    To activate the hold function press the hold Button (26) as in figure 51. When the hold function becomes activated, the hold button will begin to glow blue. Figure 51 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 33 © ®...

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    (19) to begin playback of your selected track. If you want to cancel Advanced Track Search without making any changes press the adV Button (18). Figure 54 American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 34 © ®...

  • Page 35: Radius 3000 Link

    RADIUS 3000 LINk Up With this function a USB devide can be loaded into one Radius 3000, and played by a connected Radius 3000. Follow the directions below to setup the link function. This function cannot be used with the CD Player.

  • Page 36: Data Backup (dbbuilder)

    The DbBuilder will also allow you to format your hard drive into a FAT format hard drive, which is needed to use on the radius 3000.* To Format a hard drive select the desired hard drive letter on drop down menu, then under tools select format to change the format of a non-FAT formatted hard drive.

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    You can skip through tracks by turning the TRACK KNOB, or by pressing the TRACK KNOB and turning the JOG WHEEL as well. American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 37 © ®...

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    6C/2D SW/LED 03/03 42/03 SW/LED 04/04 43/04 SW/LED 02/02 41/02 Memory SW/LED 1C/1C 5B/1C SW/LED 01/01 40/01 SW/LED 06/06 45/06 SW/LED (4%) 0C/0C 4B/0C SW/LED 2E/2E 6D/2E American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 38 © ®...

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    Chan= “1~8” or “9~16” no function Chan= “1~8” or “9~16” no function Chan= “1~8” or “9~16” no function Chan= “1~8” or “9~16” no function Chan= “1~8” or “9~16” no function American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 39 © ®...

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    TABLE cont. SD_IN American Audio - www.AmericanAudio.us - Radius 3000™ Instruction Manual Page 40 © ®...

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    Flop™” control: Be sure to connect 1/8” mono mini plugs from the control connection on the rear of your Radius 3000™ to the 1/8” control jack on the rear of American Audio® “Q” series mixer. That’s it, you’ll be set for FLIP-FLOP.™...

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    American Audio concludes, after inspection, affects the reliability of the product; ® if the product has been repaired or serviced by anyone other than the American Audio factory unless ® prior written authorization was issued to purchaser by American Audio ;...

  • Page 43: Specifications

    SpECIfICATIONS gENERAL model: American Audio® Radius 3000™ - professional CD/SD/USB player Type: Slot Loading, USB & SD Card Player Media Type: Applicable File Extenstions: mp3, MP3, mP3, and Mp3 Disc Type: Standard size compact discs only (5 in/12 cm and 3 in/8cm)

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    ©American Audio® World Headquarters: 6122 S. Eastern Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90040 USA Tel: 323-582-3322 Fax: 323-725-6100 Web: www.AmericanAudio.us E-mail: info@americanaudio.us...

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