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JVC CA-WMD90R Instructions Manual

Jvc compact component md system instructions.
COMPACT COMPONENT MD SYSTEM
CA-WMD90R
REMOTE CONTROL RM-SEWMD90RU
ACTIVE
SURROUND SOUND
BASS EX.
FM MODE
SLEEP
DISPLAY
MARK
ABC
DEF
/CHARA
1
2
3
GHI
JKL
MNO
SET
4
5
6
PQRS
TUV
WXYZ
CANCEL
7
8
9
EON
PTY SEARCH DISPLAY
ENTER
10
0
+10
+
TA/NEWS/INFO
– PTY SELECT
FM/AM TAPE
AUX
MD TITLE
MD
TITLE
INPUT
INPUT
A
VOLUME
MD
MD
INSTRUCTIONS
COMPACT
DIGITAL AUDIO
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Model No. and Serial
No. which are located either on the rear,
bottom or side of the cabinet. Retain this
information for future reference.
Model No.
Serial No.
LVT0275-001A
[B]

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    COMPACT COMPONENT MD SYSTEM CA-WMD90R REMOTE CONTROL RM-SEWMD90RU ACTIVE SURROUND SOUND BASS EX. FM MODE SLEEP DISPLAY MARK /CHARA PQRS WXYZ CANCEL PTY SEARCH DISPLAY ENTER TA/NEWS/INFO – PTY SELECT FM/AM TAPE MD TITLE TITLE INPUT INPUT VOLUME INSTRUCTIONS COMPACT...

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    Warnings, Cautions and Others IMPORTANT for the U.K. DO NOT cut off the mains plug from this equipment. If the plug fitted is not suitable for the power points in your home or the cable is too short to reach a power point, then obtain an appropriate safety approved extension lead or consult your dealer.

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    AVOID DIRECT EXPOSURE TO BEAM. 15 cm 1 cm 15 cm CA-D3S CA-WMD90R – G-2 – ADVARSEL: Usynlig laser- VARO: Avattaessa ja suo- VARNING: Osynlig laser- stråling ved åbning, når jalukitus ohitettaessa olet strålning när denna del är...

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    Introduction We would like to thank you for purchasing one of our JVC products. Before operating this unit, read this manual carefully and thoroughly to obtain the best possible performance from your unit, and retain this manual About This Manual This manual is organized as follows: •...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Location of the Buttons and Controls ... 3 Front Panel ... 4 Remote Control ... 5 Getting Started ... 6 Unpacking ... 6 Putting the Batteries into the Remote Control ... 6 Connecting Antennas ... 6 Connecting Speakers ... 7 Connecting Other Equipment ...

  • Page 6: Location Of The Buttons And Controls

    Location of the Buttons and Controls Become familiar with the buttons and controls on your unit. Front Panel CD player section Amplifier/ tuner section MD deck A section MD deck B section Display Window TA NEWS INFO – 3 –...

  • Page 7: Front Panel

    See pages in the parentheses for details. Front Panel Amplifier/tuner section (Standby/On) button and STANDBY lamp (11) 2 Source selecting buttons (11, 14, 31) • FM/AM, TAPE, and AUX buttons Pressing one of these buttons also turns on the unit. 3 CD operation lamp •...

  • Page 8: Remote Control

    Remote Control REMOTE CONTROL RM-SEWMD90RU ACTIVE SURROUND SOUND BASS EX. FM MODE SLEEP DISPLAY MARK /CHARA PQRS WXYZ CANCEL PTY SEARCH DISPLAY ENTER – TA/NEWS/INFO PTY SELECT MD TITLE TITLE FM/AM TAPE INPUT INPUT VOLUME * Before using these buttons (4, p, f, j): For tuner operations, press FM/AM on the remote control first when using the buttons (4).

  • Page 9: Unpacking, Putting The Batteries Into The Remote Control, Connecting Antennas

    Getting Started Unpacking After unpacking, check to be sure that you have all the following items. The number in the parentheses indicates the quantity of the pieces supplied. • AM loop antenna (1) • FM antenna (1) • Remote control (1) •...

  • Page 10: Connecting Speakers

    AM antenna AM loop antenna (supplied) Connect the AM loop antenna to the AM LOOP terminals as illustrated. Turn the AM loop antenna until you have the best reception. To connect an outdoor AM antenna When reception is poor, connect a single vinyl-covered wire to the AM EXT terminal and extend it horizontally.

  • Page 11: Connecting Other Equipment

    Connecting Other Equipment You can connect the following equipment to this unit: • Cassette deck — used as a playback and recording device. By using the cassette deck, you can record any source played back on this unit. • Audio equipment — used only as an analog playback device.

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    To connect audio equipment with an optical digital output terminal ANTENNA Before connecting the other equipment, remove the protective plug from the terminal. To optical digital output Audio equipment with an optical digital output To output By using both an optical digital cord (not supplied) and an audio cord (not supplied), connect: •...

  • Page 13: Basic And Common Operations

    Basic and Common Operations The buttons and controls enlarged in the illustration below are used and explained in this section (pages 11 to 12). Front panel Remote control ACTIVE SURROUND SOUND BASS EX. TAPE VOLUME REMOTE CONTROL RM-SEWMD90RU ACTIVE SURROUND SOUND BASS EX.

  • Page 14: Setting The Clock, Turning On The Power And Selecting The Sources, Adjusting The Volume

    Here are basic and common things that apply to all the functions of the unit. Setting the Clock You can set the clock whether the unit is turned on or in standby mode. On the unit ONLY: Press CLOCK/TIMER. The hour digit in the main display starts flashing. Rotate the right jog dial to adjust the hour, then press SET.

  • Page 15: Reinforcing The Bass Sound, Activating The Surround Effect, Creating Your Own Sound Mode Manual Mode

    Reinforcing the Bass Sound The richness and fullness of the bass sound is maintained regardless of how low you set the volume. You can use this effect only for playback. To get the effect, press ACTIVE BASS EX. (extension) so that the ACTIVE BASS EX.

  • Page 16: Listening To Fm And Am (mw/lw Broadcasts

    Listening to FM and AM (MW/LW) Broadcasts The buttons and controls enlarged in the illustration below are used and explained in this section (pages 14 to 18). Front panel Remote control CONTROL MARK PQRS WXYZ PTY SEARCH DISPLAY PTY SELECT + TA/NEWS/INFO –...

  • Page 17: Tuning In A Station, Presetting Stations

    When using the number buttons on the remote control, make sure that they are ready for tuner operations. • Pressing FM/AM on the remote control makes the number buttons ready for tuner operations. Tuning in a Station On the unit ONLY: Press FM/AM.

  • Page 18: Receiving Fm Stations With Rds, Changing The Rds Information

    Tuning in a Preset Station Press FM/AM. The unit automatically turns on and tunes in the previously tuned station (either FM or AM–MW/LW). • Each time you press the button, the band alternates between FM and AM (MW/LW). Select a preset number. On the unit: Rotate the right jog dial.

  • Page 19: Temporarily

    Searching for Programs by PTY Codes (PTY Search) One of the advantages of RDS is that you can locate a particular kind of program by specifying the PTY codes. • The PTY Search is applicable only to preset stations. • There is a time limit in doing the following steps. If the setting is canceled before you finish, start from step 1 again.

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    How the EON function actually works: CASE 1 If there is no station broadcasting the program you have selected The unit continues tuning in the current station. « When a station starts broadcasting the program you have selected, the unit automatically switches to the station.

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    Description of the PTY codes: NONE: Undefined. NEWS: News. AFFAIRS: Topical program expanding or enlarging upon the news — debate, or analysis. INFO: Program the purpose of which is to impart advice in the widest sense. SPORT: Program concerned with any aspect of sports.

  • Page 22: Playing Back Cds

    Playing Back CDs The buttons and controls enlarged in the illustration below are used and explained in this section (pages 20 to 22). Front panel Remote control MARK PQRS WXYZ PTY SEARCH DISPLAY PTY SELECT + TA/NEWS/INFO – REMOTE CONTROL RM-SEWMD90RU ACTIVE SURROUND SOUND BASS EX.

  • Page 23: Loading Cds, Continuous Play, Basic Cd Operations

    When using the remote control, make sure that it is ready for CD operations. • Pressing CD 1, CD 2, CD 3, or CD 6 on the remote control makes the remote control ready for CD operations. Loading CDs Press one of the open/close buttons (0) for the disc tray (CD 1 to CD 3) you want to load a CD onto.

  • Page 24: Program Play

    To locate a particular point in a track during play On the unit: Rotate the left jog dial. • Counterclockwise (1): Fast reverses the tacks. • Clockwise (¡) : Fast forwards the tracks. On the remote control: Press and hold 4 1 or ¢ ¡. •...

  • Page 25: Playing At Random — Random Play, Repeating Tracks Or Cds — Repeat Play

    If you try to program a 33rd step “CD FULL” will appear in the main display. If your entry is ignored You have tried to program a track from an empty tray, or a track number that does not exist on the CD (for example, selecting track 14 on a CD that only has 12 tracks).

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    Playing Back MDs The buttons and controls enlarged in the illustration below are used and explained in this section (pages 24 to 28). Front panel Remote control MARK PQRS WXYZ PTY SEARCH DISPLAY PTY SELECT + TA/NEWS/INFO REMOTE CONTROL RM-SEWMD90RU ACTIVE SURROUND SOUND BASS EX.

  • Page 27: Loading Mds, Playing Back The Entire Md Continuous Play

    When using the remote control, make sure that it is ready for MD operations. • Pressing MD 1, MD 2, MD 3, MD A 6, or MD B 6 on the remote control makes the remote control ready for MD operations. Loading MDs When using MD deck A: Insert an MD into the MD deck A loading slot.

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    MD playback sequence on MD deck B When 3 MDs are loaded in MD deck B loading slots, they are played in one of the following sequences. • When MD 1 is pressed : MD 1 ] MD 2 ] MD 3 (then stops) •...

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    Programming the Playing Order of the Tracks — Program Play You can arrange the order in which the tracks play before you start playing. You can program up to 32 tracks. When using MD deck A: Insert an MD. • If the current playing source is not the MD deck, press # / 8 on MD deck A (or MD A 6 on the remote control), then 7 for the MD deck A (or 7 on the remote control) before going to the next step.

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    When using MD deck B: Insert MDs. • If the current playing source is not the MD deck, press # / 8 on MD deck B (or MD B 6 on the remote control), then 7 for the MD deck B (or 7 on the remote control) before going to the next step.

  • Page 31: Repeating Tracks — Repeat Play, Playing At Random — Random Play

    Playing at Random — Random Play The tracks of the loaded MDs will play at random. Insert an MD. • If the current playing source is not the MD deck: When using MD deck A: Press # / 8 on MD deck A (or MD A 6 on the remote control), then 7 for MD deck A (or 7 on the remote control) before going to the next step.

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    Recording on MDs The buttons and controls enlarged in the illustration below are used and explained in this section (pages 30 to 37). Front panel Remote control FM/AM TAPE – REMOTE CONTROL RM-SEWMD90RU ACTIVE SURROUND SOUND BASS EX. FM MODE SLEEP DISPLAY MARK...

  • Page 33: Before You Start Recording

    Before You Start Recording • Recording is only possible on MD deck B. • It may be unlawful to record or play back copyrighted material without the consent of the copyright owner. • When you record onto partially recorded MD, its contents are not erased or overwritten. The recording starts from the point following the last recorded track of the MD.

  • Page 34: Recording Fm/am (mw/lw) Broadcasts Or From The Cassette Deck – Standard Recording

    When using the remote control, make sure that it is ready for MD operations. • Pressing MD 1, MD 2, MD 3, MD A 6, or MD B 6 on the remote control makes the remote control ready for MD operations. Recording FM/AM (MW/LW) Broadcasts or from the Cassette Deck –...

  • Page 35: Various Recording Functions, Synchronized Recording

    Press the MD number button (MD 1 to MD 3) corresponding to the slot number where you insert the MD. Only the selected MD number lamps continues flashing. Start playing the source on the external equipment. • Refer to the manual supplied with the external equipment.

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    Press START (ENTER). Recording starts, and the following information appears in the main display. Remaining time of Remaining time the source track on the MD When recording is over, both MD decks stop. • When you record on a blank MD, the disc title of the source MD is automatically recorded (up to 64 characters).

  • Page 37: First Track Recording

    To record a single track while playing an MD or CD – Single Track Recording Press START (ENTER) while playing back a track you want to record. The playback of that track is stopped, and the same track starts playing from the beginning again. This time, the MD deck B starts recording the track onto the currently selected MD in MD deck B.

  • Page 38: Listening Edit Recording

    Listening Edit Recording Listening Edit Recording allows you to make a program while listening and checking each track of the loaded CDs (up to 3 CD) or an MD in MD deck A, then to start recording the program. • You can program up to 32 tracks. •...

  • Page 39: Triple Recording

    To stop recording: When recording from CD player: Press 7 either for CD player or MD deck B. When recording from MD deck A: Press 7 either for MD deck A or MD deck B. To remove the CD, press 0 for the corresponding CD number.

  • Page 40: Long Recording

    Long Recording You can record any source continuously onto three MDs, enabling you to make a long recording of radio programs, or to record three CDs continuously, etc. • With this function, MDs are always recorded in stereo. • Before you start recording in the following steps, you can —...

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    Editing MDs The buttons and controls enlarged in the illustration below are used and explained in this section (pages 39 to 43). Front panel You cannot use the remote control to edit MDs. Use only buttons on the front panel. –...

  • Page 42: Introducing Md Editing Functions

    Introducing MD Editing Functions A recorded MD can be edited in many ways. The MD editing functions include dividing, joining, moving, erasing a single track, erasing the entire disc, and more than one of them can be combined as required. •...

  • Page 43: Divide Function

    DIVIDE Function This function allows you to divide one track into two separate tracks. It is useful, for example, when you want to add track marks at a certain point within a track or if you want to separate a recording. •...

  • Page 44: Join Function, Move Function

    JOIN Function This function allows you to join two adjacent tracks into one track. • To stop any time during editing process, press MD EDIT. On the unit ONLY: Insert an MD you want to edit into the MD B loading slot.

  • Page 45: Erase Function

    Rotate the right jog dial to select the track you want to move. Ex.: When you want to move track 5 Press SET. • If you have selected a wrong track number, press CANCEL, then select the correct track number again. Rotate the right jog dial to select the position where you want to move the track.

  • Page 46: All Erase Function

    ALL ERASE Function This function allows you to erase all the tracks on an MD. • To stop any time during editing process, press MD EDIT. On the unit ONLY: Insert an MD you want to edit into the MD B loading slot.

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    Assigning Titles to MDs The buttons and controls enlarged in the illustration below are used and explained in this section (pages 45 to 48). Front panel Remote control MARK PQRS PTY SEARCH – PTY SELECT + TA/NEWS/INFO REMOTE CONTROL RM-SEWMD90RU ACTIVE SURROUND SOUND BASS EX.

  • Page 48: Assigning A Title Using The Unit

    You can assign a name to each MD and to each track. Once a title is assigned, it is displayed for confirmation. Each title can be composed of up to 64 characters, and can be input using alphabetic characters (uppercase and lowercase), symbols and numerals.

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    Press ENTER (START) to finish the current title entry. “EDITING” appears for a while, then the unit enters title entry mode again. • You can assign another title by repeating steps 4 to 9. Press ENTER (START) again to finish the title entry.

  • Page 50: Assigning A Title Using The Remote Control

    Assigning a Title Using the Remote Control In the following example, the process is explained from the very first — that is, inserting a disc. If you already start recording or playing, start from step 3. • To stop any time during the following process, press MD TITLE INPUT.

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    Press ENTER again to finish the title entry. If you have assigned titles while playing the MD, press 7 to stop playing. Press 0 for MD deck B (on the unit) to eject the “WRITING” appears while the editing you have made is being recorded on the MD.

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    Using the Timers The buttons and controls enlarged in the illustration below are used and explained in this section (pages 50 to 52). Front panel Remote control SLEEP – REMOTE CONTROL RM-SEWMD90RU ACTIVE SURROUND SOUND BASS EX. FM MODE SLEEP DISPLAY MARK /CHARA...

  • Page 53: Using Recording Timer

    There are three timers available — Recording Timer, Daily Timer, and Sleep Timer. Before using these timers, you need to set the clock built in the unit. (See page 11.) Using Recording Timer With Recording Timer, you can make an MD of a radio broadcast automatically.

  • Page 54: Using Daily Timer

    Using Daily Timer With Daily Timer, you can wake up to your favorite music or radio program. • You can set Daily Timer whether the unit is turned on or off. How Daily Timer actually works The unit automatically turns on, and starts playing the specified source when the timer-on time comes.

  • Page 55: Using Sleep Timer, Timer Priority

    If the unit is kept turned on when the timer-on time comes Daily Timer does not work at all. If you press a certain operation button while Daily Timer is operating Daily Timer is canceled and the unit does not turn off automatically.

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    Maintenance To get the best performance of the unit, keep your discs and mechanism clean. General Notes In general, you will have the best performance by keeping your CDs, MDs and the mechanism clean. • Store CDs and MDs in their cases, and keep them in cabinets or on shelves.

  • Page 57: Md Disc Types, Atrac (adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding), Utoc (user Table Of Contents)

    Additional Information MD Disc Types There are two types of MDs: Premastered (prerecorded) and Recordable (blank). Premastered MDs Premastered MDs, which have been recorded at music studio, can be played back like regular CDs. On an MD of this type, data is recorded as the presence or absence of tiny pits.

  • Page 58: Sound Skip Guard Memory

    Sound Skip Guard Memory The biggest weakness of discs is their susceptibility to vibration. The “Sound Skip Guard Memory” has been developed to cope with this weakness. With this function, a few seconds of signals read by the optical read head from the MD are first stored in memory before being reproduced as audio signals.

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    Troubleshooting If you are having a problem with your unit, check this list for a possible solution before calling for service. If you cannot solve the problem from the hints given here, or the unit has been physically damaged, call a qualified person, such as your dealer, for service.

  • Page 60: Md Messages

    MD Messages Message BLANK DISC CANNOT JOIN DISC ERROR DISC FULL EMERGENCY STOP MD NO DISC NON-AUDIO CANNOT COPY PLAY BACK DISC PROTECTED SCMS CANNOT COPY OCCUPIED LOAD ERROR DIGITAL IN UNLOCK Signification The disc is blank. You are trying to join tracks which cannot be joined.

  • Page 61

    Specifications Amplifier Output Power (IEC 268-3/DIN): 34 watts per channel, min. RMS, both channels driven into 6 ohms at 1 kHz, with no more than 0.9% total harmonic distortion Audio input sensitivity/Impedance (at 1 kHz) Analog input: TAPE: 220 mV/57 kohms AUX: 520 mV/47 kohms Digital input:...

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