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Additional Information; Troubleshooting - Sony SA-VA100 Operating Instructions Manual

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Additional Information

Troubleshooting

If you run into any problem using
this stereo system, use the following
check list. And first check the
following points:
• The power cord is connected
firmly.
• The speakers are connected
correctly and firmly.
Should any problem persist after
you have made the checks below,
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Tuner
"TUNED" flashes in the display.
/
Adjust the antenna.
"STEREO" flashes in the display.
/
Adjust the antenna.
Severe hum or noise.
/
Adjust the antenna.
/
Move the AM loop antenna
farther away from the TV
and the speakers, or turn
off the TV.
The signal strength is too
/
weak. Connect the external
antenna.
/
Connect the ground wire.
Tape Player
The tape does not record.
/
No tape in the cassette
holder.
/
The tab has been removed
from the cassette.
/
The tape has reeled to the
end.
The tape does not record or playback
or there is a decrease in sound level.
/
The heads are dirty. Clean
them.*
/
Magnetic deposits have
built-up on the record/
playback head.*
There is excessive wow or flutter, or
the sound drops out.
/
The capstans or pinch
rollers are contaminated.*
The tape does not erase completely.
/
Magnetic deposits have
built-up on the record/
playback head.*
Noise increases or the high
frequencies are erased.
Magnetic deposits have
/
built-up on the record/
playback head.*
*See "Maintenance."
CD Player
The disc tray does not close.
/
The CD is not placed
correctly.
The CD will not play.
The CD is dirty.
/
/
The CD is inserted label
side down.
/
The player is in pause
mode.
/
Moisture condensation has
built up.
Leave the system turned on
for about an hour until the
moisture evaporates.
"NO DISC" is displayed.
/
There is no CD in the
player.
Play does not start from the first
track.
/
The player is in program or
shuffle mode. Press PLAY
MODE so that
"PROGRAM" or
"SHUFFLE" goes out.
Additional Information
"OVER" is displayed.
/
) was held down at the
end of the CD. Press 0
on the speaker or = on
the remote (or click = in
the on-screen display) to
return to the normal
display.
The CD player does not respond to
any operations
/
Turn off the power, unplug
the right speaker's power
cord from the wall outlet,
then plug it back in.
Turn the power back on.
General
There's no sound from any of the
speakers.
/
Check that components are
connected securely to the
speakers.
/
Make sure the SPEAKERS
ON/OFF button is set to
"ON" (and that the
SPEAKERS indicator is lit).
/
Click [icon] to cancel the
muting function.
/
Press MASTER VOLUME +
to turn up the volume.
No sound or only a very low sound
level is heard from the rear speakers.
Surround sound is turned
/
off.
/
Adjust the volume of the
rear speakers (see page 29).
/
Check the sound image
balance with TEST TONE
(see page 27).
There's no sound from the center
speaker.
/
Make sure you selected the
DOLBY SUR (or PRO
LOGIC) surround mode.
Adjust the center speaker
/
level (see page 29).
No center speaker is
/
connected, but the
CENTER SPEAKER button
on the rear panel is set to
EXTERNAL.
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