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Yamaha TSX-B141 Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL...
  • Page 2 Using an AC adaptor other than the one provided and/or personal injury. Yamaha will not be held may cause fire or damage to this unit. responsible for any damage resulting from use of this 23 Excessive sound pressure from earphones and unit with a voltage other than specified.
  • Page 3 COLOURED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE • Bluetooth is a registered trademark of the Bluetooth FOLLOWING CODE: SIG and is used by Yamaha in accordance with a Blue: NEUTRAL license agreement. Brown: LIVE As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this...
  • Page 4 Information for Users on Collection The user shall not reverse engineer, decompile, and Disposal of Old Equipment and alter, translate or disassemble the software used in Used Batteries this unit, whether in part or in whole. For corporate users, employees of the corporation These symbols on the products, packaging, itself as well as its business partners shall observe and/or accompanying documents mean that...
  • Page 5 FEATURES Various music sources that emphasize sound quality • Play back music on external devices such as audio/data CDs, USB devices (USB flash drives), and those connected via AUX, and tune in to the radio. • By the Bluetooth technology, you can enjoy clear sound without wired connections (☞ P. 11). •...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    The mobile device needs to be connected with the unit via Bluetooth connection (☞ P. 11). Due to product improvements, specifications and appearance are subject to change without notice. Google Play apps/details?id=com.yamaha.av. dtacontroller Note If you cannot access the above information, search for “DTA CONTROLLER” on App Store or Google Play.
  • Page 7: Names Of Parts And Their Functions

    GETTING STARTED NAMES OF PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS Remote control 6 DIMMER Adjusts the brightness of the front panel display ☞ P. 21). • PRESET Selects the preset radio station when using the radio. • FOLDER Switches the playback folder during playback of CDs or USB devices.
  • Page 8 NAMES OF PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS Top panel 1 USB port 6 SET • Connect a USB device for playback (☞ P. 9). Use to configure the alarm setting (☞ P. 17, 20). • Supplies 5 V/1 A to a portable device, such as a 7 SNOOZE/SLEEP smartphone, when it is connected with a USB Sets the sleep timer or switches the alarm to...
  • Page 9 NAMES OF PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS Front panel BLUETOOTH 1 Front panel display 7 Preset indicator Displays the clock and various information. Shows preset radio station number (☞ P. 14). 2 Illumination sensor 8 MEMORY Measures surrounding illuminance. Do not cover Memorizes radio stations (☞...
  • Page 10 NAMES OF PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS Rear panel 1 FM antenna terminal 4 15V Connect the supplied FM antenna. Connect the supplied AC adaptor and power 2 GND cable. 5 ALARM TYPE Connect the cable core of the FM antenna (see below).
  • Page 11: Adjusting The Clock

    ADJUSTING THE CLOCK Pin the antenna where the best reception is obtained. Note • The antenna should be stretched out. • If you use an outdoor antenna instead of the supplied antenna, reception will be better. • If radio reception is poor, change the height, direction, or placement of the antenna.
  • Page 12: Listening To Cd And Usb Device

    PLAYING MUSIC LISTENING TO CD AND USB DEVICE The unit will operate as follows when playing back tracks/files on CD/USB devices. • If the CD/USB device being played back is stopped, the track that was being played back will start playing from the beginning of the track the next time playback begins.
  • Page 13 LISTENING TO CD AND USB DEVICE Listening to USB device Top/front panel Set SOURCE to USB. Connect a USB device. Playback starts automatically. Playback operations are available with the remote control or this unit. Stop playback before disconnecting the USB device. SOURCE Display information Track or folder and file numbers appear for a...
  • Page 14 • The power is supplied while the unit is turned on (no matter what source is selected), even in standby mode. • Yamaha will not be held responsible for any damage to the portable device or data loss occurred while using this unit.
  • Page 15: Listening To Music From Your Bluetooth Device

    • If this unit is connected via Bluetooth to another device, disconnect the Bluetooth connection before you perform the pairing operation (☞ P. 13). Note Yamaha does not guarantee all connections between this unit and Bluetooth device. Front panel Press to turn on the unit.
  • Page 16 Hold the smartphone over the NFC mark. Perform the pairing operation at the smartphone (for details, please read the owner’s manual of the smartphone). This unit is indicated as “TSX-B141 Yamaha” on the smartphone. mark • If you are prompted for a passkey, enter the numerals “0000”.
  • Page 17 Connecting from the connecting device In the Bluetooth settings of the connecting device, turn Bluetooth on. From the Bluetooth connection list of the connecting device, choose this unit (TSX-B141 Yamaha). The Bluetooth connection will be established, and the Bluetooth indicator on the front panel display of this unit will light.
  • Page 18: Listening To Radio Stations

    LISTENING TO RADIO STATIONS Tuning radio stations Top/front panel Set SOURCE to FM. TUNING Press to tune the FM station. Tuning type Operation of TUNING Press and hold down Automatic tuning Press Manual tuning repeatedly. Note If you tune to an FM station manually, the sound will be in SOURCE monaural.
  • Page 19: Listening To External Source

    USING THE ALARM LISTENING TO EXTERNAL SOURCE Set the unit to standby mode before connecting Rear panel audio cables. Connect external audio device to AUX on the rear panel using a commercially available 3.5 mm (1/8 in) stereo mini plug cable.
  • Page 20: Using Alarm Function

    USING ALARM FUNCTION IntelliAlarm The unit includes an alarm function (IntelliAlarm) that plays back music sources or set of beeps (built-in alarm) at the set time in a variety of different methods. The alarm function has following features. 3 types of alarms Select from 3 alarm types, combining music and beep sounds.
  • Page 21 USING ALARM FUNCTION Alarm setting Setting the alarm time and sound Top/front panel Press SET. Alarm indicator ( ) and setting items flash. PRESET Alarm indicator Set the alarm time with PRESET. Rear panel Set the alarm type with ALARM TYPE. Select from SOURCE+BEEP, SOURCE or BEEP.
  • Page 22 USING ALARM FUNCTION Turning the alarm on/off Top panel Press ALARM. When the alarm is on, the alarm indicator ) is shown, and the alarm time is shown for a while. If you press ALARM again, the alarm indicator ( ) and the alarm will turn off.
  • Page 23 USING ALARM FUNCTION Setting Weekly Alarm Setting Weekly Alarm with DTA CONTROLLER With DTA CONTROLLER (☞ P. 2), you can use Weekly Alarm, which allows you to set alarm times respectively for each day of the week. First, make the Weekly Alarm settings on DTA CONTROLLER. IntelliAlarm setting screen (IntelliAlarm icon) in DTA CONTROLLER to open the IntelliAlarm...
  • Page 24 USING ALARM FUNCTION Setting Weekly Alarm on the unit Once you have set Weekly Alarm by DTA CONTROLLER, you can select the Weekly Alarm mode in the alarm mode select display of this unit. Press SET. Top panel The alarm indicator ( ) will flash and the alarm mode select display will appear.
  • Page 25: Using The Sleep Timer

    OTHER FUNCTIONS AND INFORMATION USING THE SLEEP TIMER You can set the time until the unit automatically enters standby mode. Press SNOOZE/SLEEP a number of Top panel times to set the time until the system enters standby mode. The sleep timer can be set to 30, 60, 90 and 120 minutes.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    If there is a problem with the unit, check the following list first. If the problem you are experiencing is not listed below or if the instructions below do not help, turn off the unit, disconnect the power cable, and contact the nearest authorized Yamaha dealer or service center. General...
  • Page 27 TROUBLESHOOTING CD playback Problem Cause Solution Disc cannot be inserted. The unit is set to Eco Standby mode. Press to cancel Eco Standby mode (☞ P. 4). A disc is already inserted. Press to eject the disc. Some button operations do not The disc loaded into the unit may not be Use a disc supported by the unit (☞...
  • Page 28 TROUBLESHOOTING Bluetooth Problem Cause Solution Cannot make this unit paired The unit is already connected with Disconnect the already connected another device. Bluetooth device. with the connecting device. The connecting device does not support Perform pairing operations with a device A2DP.
  • Page 29 TROUBLESHOOTING FM radio reception Problem Cause Solution Too much noise. The antenna may be connected Make sure the antenna is connected improperly. properly (☞ P. 6) or use a commercially available outdoor antenna. Too much noise during stereo The radio station you selected may be far Try manual tuning to improve the signal from your area, or the radio wave quality (☞...
  • Page 30: Notes On Discs And Usb Devices

    HDD, etc. • Do not load a cracked, warped, or glued disc. • Yamaha will not be held responsible for any damage to or • Do not use 8-cm discs. data loss on the USB device occurring while the device is connected to this unit.
  • Page 31: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS PLAYER TUNER • Tuning range FM ............87.5 to 108.0 MHz • Media ............CD, CD-R/RW • Audio format ........ Audio CD, MP3, WMA GENERAL Laser • Power Supply......AC 100 to 240 V, 50/60 Hz • Type ......Semiconductor laser GaAs/GaAlAs •...
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