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3-862-978-12(1)
B
Cassette-Corder
a
Operating Instructions
Manual de instrucciones
(en el reverso)
TCM-333/323
b
Sony Corporation
1998 Printed in China
For customers in the United States
Owner's Record
The model number is located at the bottom and the serial number is
located inside the cassette holder. Record the model and serial
numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to these numbers
whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
c
Model No.
Serial No.
A
Side A
a
C
b
c
0 REW/REVIEW
d
) FF/CUE
BATT lamp
PAUSE c
D
e
AC power adaptor
DC IN 3V
English
About This Manual
The instructions in this manual are for TCM-333 and TCM-323. Before
you start reading, check your model number. TCM-333 is the model used
for illustration purposes. Any differences in operation are clearly
indicated in the text, for example, "TCM-333 only".
z Getting Started
EAR
Preparing a Power Source
Choose one of the following power sources.
Built-in
microphone
Dry Batteries
r REC
Make sure that nothing is connected to the DC IN 3V jack (TCM-333 only).
1
Open the battery compartment lid.
p STOP
2
Insert two size R6 (AA) batteries (not supplied) with correct polarity
and close the lid.
0 REW/
REVIEW
Notes
• Do not charge a dry battery.
• Do not use a new battery with an old one.
PAUSE c
• Do not use different types of batteries.
• When you do not use the unit for a long time, remove the batteries to
avoid any damage caused by battery leakage and subsequent corrosion.
• (TCM-333 only) Dry batteries will not be expended when another
power source is connected.
A
To take out the batteries (see Fig. A-b)
Tab for side A
To attach the battery compartment lid if it is
accidentally detached (see Fig. A-c)
When to replace the batteries (see Fig.A-d)
Replace the batteries with new ones when the BATT lamp dims.
Notes
VOL
• After the batteries have been used for a while, the BATT
lamp may flicker with the playback sound when you turn up the
volume; however, this does not mean that you need to replace the
batteries.
• The unit will play back normally for a while even after the BATT lamp
dims. However, replace the batteries as soon as you can. If you do not,
subsequent recording will not be done correctly.
p STOP
Battery life (Approximate hours)
( PLAY
Sony alkaline LR6 (SG)
Sony R6P (SR)
* Measured value by the standard of EIAJ(Electronic Industries
Association of Japan). (Using a Sony HF series cassette tape)
Note
The battery life may shorten depending on the operation of the unit.
House Current
Capstan
Connect the AC power adaptor to DC IN 3V and to the wall outlet. Use
the AC-E30HG AC power adaptor (not supplied). Do not use any other
Erase head
AC power adaptor.
Polarity of the plug
Record/playback head
Cotton swab
Note
Specifications for AC-E30HG varies for each area. Check your local
Pinch-roller
voltage and the shape of plug before purchasing.
z Operating the Unit
Recording
(see Fig. B-a, b)
You can record right away with the built-in microphone.
1
Insert a normal (TYPE I) tape with the side to start recording facing
the cassette holder.
2
Press r REC.
Recording starts.
At the end of the tape, recording stops and the unit turns off
automatically.
(see Fig. A-a)
To
Press or slide
Stop recording
p STOP
Pause recording
PAUSE c in the direction of the arrow
To release pause recording, release PAUSE
c*.
Review the portion
Press and hold 0 REW/REVIEW
just recorded
during recording.
Release the button at the point to start playback.
* PAUSE c will be also automatically released when p STOP is
pressed (stop-pause-release function).
To monitor the sound
Connect an earphone (not supplied) firmly to the EAR jack.
Note
Do not use a CrO
(TYPE II) or metal (TYPE IV) tape, otherwise the
2
sound may be distorted when you play back the tape, or the previous
recording may not be erased completely.
To prevent a tape from being accidentally
recorded over (see Fig. B-c)
Break out and remove the cassette tabs. To reuse the tape for recording,
cover the tab hole with adhesive tape.
Playing a Tape
(see Fig. C)
1
Insert a cassette with the side to start playing facing the cassette
holder.
(EIAJ*)
2
Press ( PLAY then adjust the volume. There is a raised dot to show
Playback
Recording
the direction to turn down volume beside VOL.
At the end of the tape, playback stops and the unit turns off
11
11
automatically.
3
3
If you plug in headphones (not supplied) to the EAR jack, you will get
monaural output from both left and right channels.
To
Press or slide
Stop playback/stop fast
p STOP
forward or rewind
(TCM-333 only) (see Fig. A-e)
PAUSE c in the direction of the arrow
Pause playback
To release pause playback, release PAUSE
c*.
Search forward during
Press and hold ) FF/CUE and release it
playback (CUE)
at the point you want
Search backward during
Press and hold 0 REW/REVIEW and
playback (REVIEW)
release it at the point you want
) FF/CUE during stop
Fast forward**
0 REW/REVIEW during stop
Rewind**
Start recording
r REC
during playback
* PAUSE c will be also automatically released when p STOP is
pressed (stop-pause-release function).
** If you leave the unit after the tape has been wound or rewound, the
batteries will be consumed rapidly. Be sure to depress p STOP.
z Additional Information
To clean the exterior
Use a soft cloth slightly moistened in water. Do not use alcohol, benzine
or thinner.
Precautions
On power
Specifications
• Operate the unit only on 3V DC.
For AC operation, use the AC power adaptor recommended for the
Recording system
unit. Do not use any other type (TCM-333 only).
2-track 1 channel monaural
For battery operation, use two size R6 (AA) batteries.
Frequency range
On the unit
250 - 6,300 Hz
Speaker
• Do not leave the unit in a location near heat sources, or in a place
Approx. 3.6 cm (1
subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical shock.
Power output
• Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit, remove the batteries
130 mW (at 10 % harmonic distortion)
or disconnect the AC power adaptor (TCM-333 only), and have the unit
Output
checked by qualified personnel before operating it any further.
Earphone jack (minijack) for 8 - 300 ohms earphone
• Keep personal credit cards using magnetic coding or spring-wound
Power requirements
watches etc. away from the unit to prevent possible damage from the
• Two size R6 (AA) batteries (not supplied): 3V DC
magnet used for the speaker.
• DC IN 3 V jack (TCM-333 only) accepts:
• If the unit has not been used for a long time, set it in the playback mode
– AC-E30HG AC power adaptor (not supplied) suitable in the
and warm it up for a few minutes before inserting a tape.
country where the unit is to be used.
– Sony DCC-E230 car battery cord (not supplied) for use on 12 V car
On tapes longer than 90 minutes
battery.
We do not recommend the use of tapes longer than 90 minutes except for
Dimensions (w/h/d) (incl. projecting parts and controls)
a long continuous recording or playback. They are very thin and tend to
Approx. 112
be stretched easily.
(4
1
3
2
Mass (not incl. batteries)
If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit, please
Approx. 170g (6.0 oz)
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Troubleshooting
This warranty is valid only in the United
States.
Should any problem persist after you have made these checks, consult
your nearest Sony dealer.
Esta garantía es válida solamente en
You cannot press r REC.
Estados Unidos.
m
The tab on the tape has been removed.
You cannot press ( PLAY.
m
The tape has reached the end. Rewind the tape.
The unit does not operate.
m
The batteries have been inserted with incorrect polarity.
m
The batteries are weak.
m
PAUSE c is slid in the direction of the arrow.
m
The AC power adaptor or car battery cord is not firmly
connected (TCM-333 only).
m
The batteries have been inserted, but simultaneously the AC
power adaptor is connected and not to be done to the wall outlet
(TCM-333 only).
No sound comes from the speaker.
m
The earphone is plugged in.
m
The volume is turned down completely.
The sound drops out or comes with excessive
noise.
m
The volume is turned down completely.
m
The batteries are weak.
m
The heads are contaminated. See "Maintenance."
Recording cannot be made.
m
Connection is made incorrectly.
The batteries are weak.
m
m
The record / playback head is contaminated.
Recording cannot be erased completely.
m
The erase head is contaminated.
m
Recording or erasing is being made using recorded CrO
2
(TYPE
II) or metal (TYPE IV) tape.
Maintenance
(see Fig. D)
To clean the tape heads and path
Wipe the heads, pinch rollers, and the capstans with a cotton swab
moistened with alcohol every 10 hours of use.
7
in.) dia.
16
91
36.5 mm
5
1
7
in.)
8
16
LIMITED WARRANTY

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   Summary of Contents for Sony 323

  • Page 1

    – AC-E30HG AC power adaptor (not supplied) suitable in the country where the unit is to be used. – Sony DCC-E230 car battery cord (not supplied) for use on 12 V car battery. Dimensions (w/h/d) (incl. projecting parts and controls) Approx.

  • Page 2

    Acerca de este manual Grabación Las instrucciones de este manual son para los modelos TCM-333 y TCM- 323. Antes de comenzar la lectura, compruebe el número de su modelo. El Es posible grabar inmediatamente con el micrófono incorporado. Lengüeta de la cara A TCM-333 es el modelo utilizado en las ilustraciones.

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