Operating this unit
Listening to the radio
If you are using this unit in North, Central or
South America, reset the AM tuning step (see
Setting the AM tuning step on page 11).
Press SOURCE to select the tuner.
Press BAND to select a band.
Press BAND until the desired band (F1, F2, F3
for FM or AM) is displayed.
To perform manual tuning, briefly press
c or d.
To perform seek tuning, press and hold
c or d for about one second and release.
The tuner will scan the frequencies until a
broadcast strong enough for good reception is
# You can cancel seek tuning by briefly pressing
c or d.
# If you press and hold c or d you can skip sta-
tions. Seek tuning starts as soon as you release
Storing and recalling broadcast
% When you find a frequency that you
want to store in memory, press one of pre-
set tuning buttons 1 to 6 and hold until the
preset number stops flashing.
Memorized radio station frequency can be re-
called by pressing the preset tuning button.
# Up to 18 FM stations, six for each of the three
FM bands, and six AM stations can be stored in
# You can also use a and b to recall radio sta-
tion frequencies assigned to preset tuning but-
tons 1 to 6.
Tuning in strong signals
Local seek tuning lets you tune in only those
radio stations with sufficiently strong signals
for good reception.
Press FUNCTION to select LOCAL.
Press a or b to turn local seek tuning
on or off.
Press c or d to set the sensitivity.
FM: LOCAL 1—LOCAL 2—LOCAL 3—
AM: LOCAL 1—LOCAL 2
The LOCAL 4 setting allows reception of only
the strongest stations, while lower settings let
you receive progressively weaker stations.
Storing the strongest broadcast
BSM (best stations memory) lets you automa-
tically store the six strongest broadcast fre-
quencies under preset tuning buttons 1 to 6.
Once stored you can tune in to those frequen-
cies with the touch of button.
! Storing broadcast frequencies with BSM
may replace broadcast frequencies you
have saved using buttons 1 to 6.
Press FUNCTION to select BSM.
Press a to turn BSM on.
Six strongest broadcast frequencies will be
stored in the order of their signal strength.
# To cancel the storage process, press b.
Playing a disc
Insert a CD (CD-ROM) into the disc load-
Playback will automatically start.
# Be sure to turn up the label side of a disc.
# After a CD (CD-ROM) has been inserted, press
SOURCE to select the built-in CD player.