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RCA 3-DVD Changer Owner's Manual

Complete 7-piece 600-watt home theater audio system with 3-dvd changer
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Complete 7-Piece 600-Watt Home
Theater Audio System
with 3-DVD Changer


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Summary of Contents for RCA 3-DVD Changer

  • Page 1 Complete 7-Piece 600-Watt Home Theater Audio System with 3-DVD Changer...
  • Page 2: Read This First

    ˆ Read this First This audio system is made and tested to meet exacting safety stan- dards. It meets both UL and FCC requirements. WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire or shock hazard, do not expose this product to rain or moisture. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK.
  • Page 3: Using Discs

    MAKING CABLE CONNECTIONS Be careful not to bend cables over the top of the receiver. If cables are placed on top of the receiver, the magnetic field prod- cued by the receiver’s transformers can cause the speakers to pro- duce a humming noise. USING DISCS When using discs, you must always take the following precautions: •...
  • Page 4 18. Lightning — For added protection for this product during a light- ning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long peri- ods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the prod- uct due to lightning and power-line surges.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Auto Preset ... 10 Listening to Preset Stations ... 10 Switching Between Preset Stations and Manual Tuning ... 10 Using the CD Player ... 10 Continuous Play ... 11 Changing the Sound Mode ... 11 Using Night Mode ... 11 Using the Sleep TImer ...
  • Page 6: Features

    ˆ Features Your Complete 7-Piece 600-Watt Home Theater Audio System is a great system that incorporates some of the best features in home the- ater technology. The Home Theater Audio System comes complete with a shielded center-channel speaker, a band pass-type subwoofer, two shielded front-channel speakers, two rear surround speakers, a remote control, and a receiver equipped with a tuner and a 3-disc DVD player.
  • Page 7: Preparation

    ˆ Preparation CONNECTING COMPONENTS You must connect a TV to the receiver in order to use the receiver’s DVD player. You can connect other audio and audio/visual compo- nents to the receiver in order to use the Home Theater Audio Sys- tem’s surround sound capabilities.
  • Page 8: Am Outdoor Antenna

    Connect the loop antenna’s wires to in a location (for example, on a shelf or window frame) that gives the best reception. Keep the antenna as far away as possible from the entire system, speaker cords and the power cord to prevent unwanted noise. AM Outdoor Antenna If the supplied AM loop antenna does not deliver sufficient reception, use an outdoor AM antenna (not supplied).
  • Page 9: Receiver Operation

    ˆ Receiver Operation A QUICK LOOK AT THE RECEIVER’S CONTROLS BAND/PLAY – Press to select AM or FM band in tuner mode. Press to plays back the disc in DVD/CD mode. DISC 1, 2, 3 close the disc trays. Note: You cannot use these but- tons in tuner mode.
  • Page 10: Using The Tuner

    )ý# to tune in the USING THE CD PLAYER You can use the receiver’s 3-DVD changer to listen to audio CDs. TUNING/PRESET Important: You can only use audio CDs and some CD-Rs with the reciever. CD-ROM, CD-G, photo CD, and CD-i discs can not be...
  • Page 11: Continuous Play

    To move forward through a track , hold down for about 2 seconds. Repeat up to two times to increase the fast-forward speed. To resume playback, press Note: At the beginning or end of a track on an audio CD, the scan speed returns to normal.
  • Page 12: Remote Control Operation

    ˆ Remote Control Operation A QUICK LOOK AT THE REMOTE CONTROL MUTE – Press to immediately decrease the sound lev- CKJ; CKJ; CKJ; CKJ; appears on the display panel. To restore the sound, press again. PRESET – / + –- During AM or FM reception, you can scan through other frequencies or select the preset numbers.
  • Page 13: Setting Up The Surround Sound System

    SETTING UP THE SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM You can use your Home Theater Audio System as soon as you take it out of the packaging. If you wish to fine-tune the system (for example, substitute different speakers or alter the sound distribution), follow the directions below.
  • Page 14: Surround Effects

    7 7 7 7 Iý'&<J Iý'&<J Iý'&<J Iý'&<J 11. Press appears. To change the distance between the listening position and the rear (surround) speakers, repeatedly 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 press until you reach the desired level ( <HEDJ <HEDJ <HEDJ...
  • Page 15: Auto Preset

    CONTROLLING THE CD PLAYER You can use the receiver’s 3-DVD changer to listen to audio CDs. Important: You can only use audio CDs and some CD-Rs with the reciever. CD-ROM, CD-G, photo CD, and CD-i discs can not be played on this player.
  • Page 16: Programming Tracks

    Programming Tracks This function allows you to program up to 32 tracks for playback in any desired order. This function only operates with audio CDs (not DVDs). Note: The disc must be recognized by the receiver, so play the disc for a little while after loading, then program it.
  • Page 17: Dvd Player Operation

    ˆ DVD Player Operation BASIC PLAYBACK 1. Press . The last selected function appears. POWER 2. If necessary, press the remote’s until DVD appears. FUNCTION 3. Press , or to open the desired disc tray. DISC 1 DISC 2 DISC 3 EF;D EF;D EF;D...
  • Page 18: Skipping Chapters

    Skipping Chapters To skip forward, press TUNING/PRESET ward one chapter each time the button is pressed. To skip backward, press TUNING/PRESET once midway through a chapter, the receiver returns to PRESET the beginning of that chapter. The receiver then skips backward one chapter each subsequent time you press Scanning To scan forward through a DVD , hold down the remote’s...
  • Page 19: Changing Subtitle Language

    Press during play. The DVD menu available on the disc now MENU appears. Pressing resumes play from the scene when RETURN was first pressed. Note: The resume play option might not be possible on certain discs. 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7...
  • Page 20: Setting A Password

    5. Press to exit. DVD SET UP Notes: • Some titles do not match with the rating level described as above. • If you change the level and enter a password, playback of all DVDs with ratings higher than your selection will be blocked, unless you enter the correct password again.
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting

    ˆ Troubleshooting This receiver has been manufactured to the specifications of RadioShack and is covered by a limited warranty from RadioShack. If your receiv- er is not operating as it should, take it to your local RadioShack store or call 1-800-THE-SHACK for assistance. Incorrect operation is often mistaken for trouble and malfunctions.
  • Page 22: Care

    Symptom When listening to the music in ste- Speakers are connected wrong. reo, left/right speakers sounds are reversed. Low hum or buzz sound. Power line of a fluorescent light is installed near this product. Sound is only heard from one chan- One of the input cords is disconnected.
  • Page 23: Manuracturer's Codes

    ˆ Manuracturer’s Codes TV Codes Brand ABEX ADMIRAL AKAI ALLERON AMTRON 104,105,106,107 AUDIOVOX BELCOR BELL & HOWELL 101, 262 BRADFORD BROKWOOD CANDLE 104, 106, 108 CELEBRITY CITIZEN 104, 106, 108, 138, 205, 271 COLORTYME 104, 106 CONCERTO 104, 106 CONTEC/CONY 112, 113, 138 CRAIG CROWN...
  • Page 24: Vcr Codes

    Brand QUASAR 103, 154 RADIOSHACK/REALIS- 104, 106, 112, 138, 149, 185, 262, 271, 272 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 110, 119, 120, 121, 135, 156, 185, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 210, 221, 279, 281, 287, 290 SAMPO 104, 106, 271, 272 SAMSUNG 104, 105, 106, 112, 115, 119, 204, 205, 206, 271, 272...
  • Page 25: Cable Codes

    Brand MAGNIN MARANTZ 409, 410, 411, 416, 418, 421, 458, 462 MARTA MASUSHITA MEMOREX 411, 413, 414, 421, 423, 426, 504, 531 429, 465, 513 MGGNAVOX 421, 449, 462, 504 MGN TECHOLOGY MIDLAND MINOLTA 455, 456, 507 MITSUBISHI 406, 407, 419, 421, 424, 429, 455, 456, 465, 466, 467, 469, 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, 506, 513, 523 MONTGOMERY WARD...
  • Page 26: Sat Codes

    Brand HITACHI HYTEX JASCO JERROLD 703, 705, 707, 714, 718, 723, 724, 746, 753, 782, 783, 784, 785, 788, 789, 790, 791, 792 LG (GOLDSTAR) 770, 771, 779, 780 MAGNAVOX MEMOREX MOVIE TIME 702, 727, 728 702, 727, 728 702, 727, 728 PANASONIC 748, 752 PARAGON...
  • Page 27: Specifications

    ˆ Specifications Amplifier Section Output Power (6 ohms, 40 Hz ~ 20 kHz, 0.9% T.H.D) : Stereo ... Front L/R (2 Channel Driven)100W x 2ch Output Power (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% T.H.D) Front L/R (2 Channel Driven) ... 100 W x 2ch Center (1 Channel Driven) ...
  • Page 28: Speaker Section

    S-Video Y-Output Level... 1.0 V(p-p), 75 ohm S-Video C-Output Level ... 286 mV(p-p), 75 ohm S/N Ratio ... > 45 dB Speaker Section Type 2 Way 2 Speakers Vented Enclosure ... x 1 (Front, Surround) 2 Way 3 Speakers Vented Enclosure ... x 1 (Center) 1 Way 2 Speakers Bandpass Enclosure ...

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