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Pioneer CT-W208R Operating Instructions Manual

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STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK
CT-W208R
Operating Instructions

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  • Page 1 STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK CT-W208R Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2 Thank you for buying this Pioneer product. Please read through these operating instructions so you will know how to operate your unit properly. After you have finished reading the instructions, keep them in a safe place for future reference. In some countries or regions, the shape of the power plug and power outlet may sometimes differ from that shown in the explanatory drawings.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS READ INSTRUCTIONS — All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. RETAIN INSTRUCTIONS — The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. HEED WARNINGS — All warnings on the product and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    A damaged power cord can cause a fire or give you an electrical shock. Check the power cord once in a while. When you find it damaged, ask your nearest PIONEER authrized service center or your dealer for a replacement. CONTENTS INSTALLATION ...
  • Page 5: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Capstan Pinch roller Rec/play head Capstan CLEANING THE HEADS, PINCH ROLLERS AND CAPSTANS The heads, pinch rollers and capstans are likely to get dirty quite easily. If these parts, particularly the heads, get dirty, the high frequency components of a recording will not be reproduced and the stereo balance will be impaired, resulting in a deterioration of the playback sound.
  • Page 6: Handling Cassette Tapes

    HANDLING CASSETTE TAPES Turn the pencil to take up the tape slack Cover prevention adhesive tape CHECK CASSETTE BEFORE USE Check the following items before loading a cassette tape: Is the tape loose, or is some of the tape outside the cassette? If some of the tape is loose or projecting outside the cassette shell, the tape may not load properly be-...
  • Page 7: Connections

    Î mark (indicating that it is equipped with PIONEER System Remote Control). You will then be able to operate this unit using the Pioneer system re- mote control unit. If the remote control unit does not have separate buttons for deck I and deck II, or a se- lection button to choose deck I or deck II, the buttons will only operate deck II.
  • Page 8: Front Panel Facilities

    FRONT PANEL FACILITIES Ωı¿ˆ<?˘B STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK AUTO REVERSE Auto Tape Selector MUSIC SEARCH SYSTEM / PLAYBACK DECK @ 1 POWER switch 2 DECK I MS(music search) +,– buttons 3 DOLBY* NR switch (B/OFF/C) ÷ Dolby noise reduction and manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
  • Page 9 FRONT PANEL FACILITIES REVERSE MODE SWITCH (REV MODE) There are three settings: One way mode O position When the switch is set to this position, playback or recording is performed on one side of the tape only. When the tape reaches the end of the side, it stops automatically (auto stop function).
  • Page 10 FRONT PANEL FACILITIES TAPE TRANSPORTATION MODE INDICATORS DECK I PLAY The indicators shown below indicate the current tape transport status of DECK I or DECK II. For both DECK I and II Forward mode Stop Playback PLAY Fast forward Fast reverse Forward PLAY music search...
  • Page 11: Playback

    PLAYBACK SINGLE PLAYBACK (Either DECK I or DECK II) Ωı¿ˆ<?˘B Î STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK DECK I DECK – COPY I DECK II NORMAL HIGH DOLBY NR REV MODE RELAY/SKIP AUTO REVERSE Auto Tape Selector MUSIC SEARCH SYSTEM / PLAYBACK POWER LEVEL HIGH SPEED...
  • Page 12: Relay Playback

    PLAYBACK RELAY PLAYBACK When relay playback mode is selected, continuous playback can be performed. When the tape in the first deck reaches its end and stops, the other deck will automatically begin playback. Load prerecorded tapes in DECK I and DECK II. Set the DOLBY NR switch.
  • Page 13: Music Search

    MUSIC SEARCH (Skipping forward or backward to playback a desired selection) The music search function detects blanks (longer than 4 seconds) between selections, advances the tape in the forward or reverse direction to find the beginning of the desired selection and auto matically starts playback.
  • Page 14: Recording

    RECORDING RECORDING (Deck II only) Ωı¿ˆ<?˘B Î STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK DECK I DECK – COPY I DECK II NORMAL HIGH DOLBY NR REV MODE RELAY/SKIP AUTO REVERSE Auto Tape Selector MUSIC SEARCH SYSTEM / PLAYBACK POWER LEVEL HIGH SPEED COPY SYSYEM DECK @ —...
  • Page 15: Tape Copying

    TAPE COPYING (from DECK I to DECK II) Ωı¿ˆ<?˘B Î STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK DECK I DECK – COPY I DECK II NORMAL HIGH DOLBY NR REV MODE RELAY/SKIP AUTO REVERSE Auto Tape Selector MUSIC SEARCH SYSTEM / PLAYBACK POWER LEVEL HIGH SPEED COPY SYSYEM...
  • Page 16: Troubleshootlng

    Sometimes the trouble may lie in another component. Investigate the other components and electrical appliances being used. If the trouble cannot be rectified even after exercising the checks listed below, ask your nearest PIONEER authorized service center or your dealer to carry out repair work. Symptom POWER ÷...
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    Symptom POOR SOUND QUALITY ÷ The head, pinch rollers and capstans are Unstable or inter- dirty. rupted sound. ÷ The tape is not uniformly wound. ÷ A tape recorded without Dolby NR is No high frequen- cies. being played back with the DOLBY NR switch in the B or C position.
  • Page 20: Specifications

    PIONEER ELECTRONIC CORPORATION PIONEER ELECTRONICS [USA] INC. PIONEER ELECTRONICS OF CANADA, INC. PIONEER ELECTRONIC [EUROPE] N.V. PIONEER ELECTRONICS AUSTRALIA PTY. LTD. PIONEER ELECTRONICS DE MEXICO S.A. DE C.V. <99F00ZF0P00> Miscellaneous Power Requirements U.K. and Australian models ... U.S. model ... AC 120 V, 60 Hz Power Consumption ...