Connect an earphone (8 ohms, cord length less than 2 meters (6 feet, 6
inches), not supplied) to the EAR jack. (The speaker is automatically dis-
Note: Be sure to reduce the volume before connecting or disconnecting
Connect an external microphone (not supplied) to the MIC jack. (The built-
in microphone is automatically disconnected.)
Turning the power on and off
Press the n button to turn on the power.
The display appears as shown right. The
unit is now in standby mode.
To turn off the power, press the n button
for at least 1 second in the stop mode.
Auto power off function
The power turns off automatically when 5 minutes have elapsed after enter-
ing the stop, playback pause or recording pause mode.
The HOLD switch (back of the unit) disables the buttons (m, n, a, c or
d) from operating, to prevent playback or recording due to accidental
Set the HOLD switch to ON. "HOLD ON" appears briefly on the display.
For normal use, set the switch to OFF. "HOLD OFF" appears briefly on the