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MICRO HI-FI COMPONENT SYSTEM
HM-982RW
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
KENWOOD CORPORATION
COMPACT
DIGITAL AUDIO
TEXT
B60-4893-00 (EN)

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  • Page 1 MICRO HI-FI COMPONENT SYSTEM HM-982RW INSTRUCTION MANUAL KENWOOD CORPORATION COMPACT DIGITAL AUDIO TEXT B60-4893-00 (EN)
  • Page 2: Before Applying Power

    Before applying power Units are designed for operation as follows. Europe and U.K..AC 230 V only Safety precautions WARNING : TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN THE LIGHTNING FLASH WITH ARROWHEAD SYMBOL, WITHIN AN EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE, IS INTENDED TO ALERT THE USER TO THE PRESENCE OF UNINSULATED “DANGEROUS...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Introduction Special features Integrated stereo system incorporating CD player + CD recorder + Cassette deck In addition to recording and playback of CD-R (Recordable) and CD-RW (Rewritable), recording from a cassette tape to CD-R/RW as well as simultaneous, twin recording from CD to CD-R/RW and tape are also available.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preparation section Before applying power... 2 Safety precautions ... 2 Introduction ... 3 Special features ... 3 Notes on the CD recorder ... 7 Handling of discs and cassette tapes... 9 System connection... 11 1. Connection of the System Accessories ... 11 2.
  • Page 5 Unpacking Unpack the unit carefully and make sure that all the accessories are present. If any accessories are missing, or if the unit is damaged or fails to operate, notify your dealer immediately. If the unit was shipped to you directly, notify your shipper immediately.
  • Page 6 Attaching the front door 1 Remove the protection cap from the bearing sec- tion. 2 Fit the front door between two bearings by posi- tioning the door at a position where it is opened by more than 180° as shown below. 180º...
  • Page 7: Notes On The Cd Recorder

    ‡ TDK CORPORATION ‡ HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. ‡ MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION ‡ MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC. ‡ SONY CORPORATION ‡ TAIYOYUDEN CO., LTD. Non-recordable signals This system cannot record and play digital signals other than audio signals. Other data than audio signals, such as the CD-ROM signal, cannot be played and recorded with this system. When a disc containing variety of data formats, such as a CD Graphic or CD-TEXT is used, the system cannot record or play data other than audio data.
  • Page 8 Finalization (FINALIZE) Finalization is the final processing of a CD-R/RW to make it playable on the CD player*1 of this system and other CD-R/RW compatible players. Status after finalization CD-R ... The finalized disc can be played on the CD player of this system as well as other CD players*2. As the disc becomes identical to ordinary CD, additional recording is not available any more.
  • Page 9: Handling Of Discs And Cassette Tapes

    Handling of discs and cassette tapes Disc handling precautions Handling Hold the discs so that you do not touch the playing surface. Label side Playing side Sticker Do not attach paper or tape to either the playing side or the label side of the discs.
  • Page 10: Notes On Cassette Tape

    Notes on cassette tape Safety tab (accidental erasure prevention tab) After an important recording has been finished, break the safety tab, to prevent the recorded contents from being erased or recorded on accidentally. For A side For B side To re-record Apply tape only to the position where the tab has been removed.
  • Page 11: System Connection

    System connection 1. Connection of the System Accessories Connect the antenna as shown in the figure. Do not plug the power cord into a wall AC outlet until the connection has been completed. Connection of the Accessory Antenna AM loop antenna The supplied antenna is for indoor use.
  • Page 12 Connection of speakers Each speaker is destined either for the left or right. Respect this and connect them as shown below. ÷ Never short-circuit the + and – speaker cords. The protection circuit will operate and no sound will be put out. ÷...
  • Page 13: Connection Of Other Accessories

    2. Connection of Other Accessories When connections are to be made, make sure that the power plug is not plugged into a wall AC outlet. Connect the equipment as shown in the figures. Conection of Subwoofer (optional) Extremely low frequency sound is played back powerfully. DIGITAL IN OUT @ @ @IN SUB WOOFER...
  • Page 14: Controls And Indicators

    Controls and indicators Main unit & ¡ ™ Standby mode While the standby indicator of the unit is lit, a small amount of current is flowing into the unit’s internal circuitry to back up the memory. This condition is referred to as the standby mode of the unit. While the unit is in the standby mode, it can be turned ON from the remote control unit.
  • Page 15 1 VOLUME keys Press to adjust the listening volume. 2 4, ¢ keys During CD, CDR playback: Press to skip CD, CD-R/RW tracks During TAPE playback: Press to fast forward or fast reverse the tape. During tuner reception: Press to select a radio station. 3 7 (stop) key When power is OFF (standby) : Press to display the time of the day for 5 seconds.
  • Page 16: Remote Control Unit

    Remote control unit REV.MODE TIME CLEAR AUTO/MONO ERASE TUNER/BAND ¢ P.CALL AUX/D-AUX TUNING RANDOM TWIN O.T.E. DISPLAY CD=CDR CD=TAPE SLEEP TIMER SOUND DOWN MUTE VOLUME RC-F0102E Infrared ray system Model : RC-F0102E 1 Numeric keys When CD, CDR input is selected : Press to enter numbers.
  • Page 17: Operation Of Remote Control Unit

    RANDOM key Press to play the tracks in a CD in a random order.p REPEAT key Press for repeat playback of a CD, CD-R/RW. 6 DOLBY NR key Dolby NR mode (on/off) is switched. 7 Keys related to CDR, TAPE TWIN REC key Press during CD playback to record the track being played on a CD-R/RW and tape simultaneously.
  • Page 18: Display

    Display TUNED MUTE O.T.T. PROG. UN FINALIZE D CD -R W STEREO PTY ERASE RANDOM PGM AUTO SKIP PLAY REPEAT A B C D E F G H I J K L SINGLE REMAIN TOTAL DECK DIGITAL N.B.1 2 S.DIRECT SLEEP A.P.S.
  • Page 19: Clock Adjustment

    Clock adjustment This unit incorporates a clock function. Be sure to ad- just the correct time before using the timer function. If there is a power failure or the power cord is unplugged then plugged in again while the power is set to off (STANDBY mode) after a timer is activated, the STANDBY/TIMER indicator blinks in green.
  • Page 20: Menu Mode

    Menu mode Operation in menu mode 1 Press the MENU key. MENU 2 Select the item to be set. MULTI CONTROL 3 Press the SET key. Set other items by repeating 2 and 3 for each. ÷ When no button is pressed for about 20 seconds during menu operation, the menu will be canceled.
  • Page 21 Menu mode...
  • Page 22: Hearing Sound

    Hearing sound Bass and treble compensation Tone adjustment Muting the sound temporarily Press the key. When CD has been selected. VOLUME Balance adjustment Listening through headphones 1. Switching the power ON (OFF). When the key is pressed while the power is ON, the power will be switched OFF.
  • Page 23 Muting the sound temporarily (MUTE) Remote control unit only MUTE ÷ Press again to resume the original volume. ÷ This is also cancelled when the volume is adjusted. Listening through headphones 1 Insert the headphone plug into the PHONES jack. PHONES ÷...
  • Page 24: Playback Of Cd

    Playback of CD Playback on CD player Time display on CD player Playback from desired track Start playback/ To pause play- back Skipping tracks The label must be on top. Do not touch the played surface. (Playback on CD recorder §...
  • Page 25 To pause playback ÷ Each press pauses and plays the CD alternately. To stop playback STOP Playback from desired track Remote control unit only Select the desired track No. Press the numeric keys as shown below... To enter track No. 12 ... +10, 2 To select track No.
  • Page 26: Playback On Cd Recorder

    Playback on CD recorder Time display on CD recorder Playback from desired track Start playback/ To pause playback Skipping tracks The label must be on top. Do not touch the played surface. CD - R Skipping tracks To stop playback To fast forward and backward 1.
  • Page 27 Start playback / To pause playback ÷ Each press pauses and plays the CD alternately. To stop playback STOP Playback from desired track Remote control unit only Select the desired track No. Press the numeric keys as shown below... To enter track No. 12 ... +10, 2 To select track No.
  • Page 28: Playback Of Tape

    Playback of TAPE Do not use a cassette tape with more than 90-minute recording time, for the tape used with such a cassette is very thin and tends to cause troubles such as entanglement around the pinch roller or cutting of tape. To reduce tape noise (DOLBY NR) Selection of...
  • Page 29 To wind tape at high speed TUNING Transport direction indicators Fast reverse Indicator Tape transport direction Direction of insertion into main unit \ (¢) Direction of insertion into main unit \ ÷ If you are operating the main unit, press the 4, ¢ key. ÷...
  • Page 30: Receiving Broadcast Station

    Receiving broadcast station One-by-one pre- setting(3) Display switch- Tuning a non- preset radio station(3) BAND TUNER 4 ¢ Collective presetting of stations One-by-one pre- setting(2,4) Tuning a non- preset radio sta- tion(2) 1. Select the tuner input. Each press of the TUNER/BAND key switches the band as follows. 2.
  • Page 31 Collective presetting of stations 1 Press the TUNER/BAND key to select the TUNER input. BAND TUNER 2 Press the MENU key. MENU 3 Press the MULTI CONTROL keys to select “Auto Memory ?”, then press the SET key. MULTI CONTROL (Auto Memory) Up to 40 stations can be memorized.
  • Page 32 Tuning a non-preset radio station (Auto tuning, Manual tuning) 1 Press the TUNER/BAND key to select “FM” or “AM”. TUNER/BAND 2 Press the PGM key to select auto tuning or manual tuning. Normally, use the “AUTO” (Auto tuning) mode. AUTO/MONO 3 Press the 1,¡...
  • Page 33: Using R.d.s. (Radio Data System)

    Using R.D.S. (Radio Data System) RDS is a system that transmits useful information (in the form of digital data) for FM broadcasts along with the broadcast signal. Tuners and receivers designed for RDS reception can extract the information from the broadcast signal for use with various functions, such as automatic display of the station name.
  • Page 34: Searching For A Desired Program Type (Pty Search)

    Searching for a desired program type By specifying the type of program (genre) you want to listen to, the tuner automatically searches for a station which is currently broadcasting a program of the specified type. Under certain receiving conditions, it may take more than 1 minute to complete the search.
  • Page 35 Start the search. Press the “PTY” key. SKIP PLAY /PTY To select another program type Repeat steps 1, 2 and 3. ÷ No sound is heard while “Search” is blinking. ÷ If the desired program type cannot be found, “NoProg” is displayed, then after several seconds the display returns to the original display.
  • Page 36: Recording On Cd-R/Rw

    Recording on CD-R/RW Even when the CD contains the recording of text data, it is not copied onto the CD-R/RW. Pause the recording Stop the recording The label must be on top. Do not touch the played surface Stop the re- cording 1.
  • Page 37 When CD has been selected. OPC (Optimum Power Control) When a non-used disc or unfinalized disc is loaded in the CD recorder, the CD-R IN indicator may blink for a while. This indicates that the OPC processing is being executed. The OPC processing performs test writing in the disc in order to calculate the optimum laser irradiation intensity and time for the disc.
  • Page 38: Start Recording

    CD - R REC Fast blinking « CD - R REC Slow blinking CD - R REC Lights During digital-to-digital record- ing, the CD recorder may en- counter a track with which digi- tal-to-digital recording is prohib- ited. In this case, "SCMS"(A) is displayed and recording pauses temporarily, but playback of the source continues and re-...
  • Page 39 Switching the time display during recording 1 Press the DISPLAY key to switch the display to the information on the recorder side. Playback side (CD player, etc.) DISPLAY Recorder side (CD recorder) Recorder side (Cassette deck) (Displayed only in simultaneous twin recording) ÷...
  • Page 40: Recording On Tape

    Recording on TAPE This system can record signals on Normal (TYPE ) and High (TYPE ) position tapes. Remember that the Metal (TYPE Note Note Note cannot be used with this system. Do not use a cassette tape with more than 90-minute recording time, for the tape used with such a cassette is very thin and tends to cause troubles such as entanglement around the pinch roller or cutting of tape.
  • Page 41 When CD has been selected. The source connected to the DIGITAL IN OPTICAL jack cannot be recorded onto tape. To record an external source on tape, connect the source component's output to the AUX IN jacks and select the "AUX" input source.
  • Page 42 Switching the time display during recording Press the DISPLAY key to switch the display to the information on the recorder side. Playback side (CD player, etc.) DISPLAY Recorder side (CD recorder) (Displayed only in simultaneous twin recording) Recorder side (Cassette deck) ÷...
  • Page 43: Changing The Recording Input Setting

    Changing the recording input setting The input setting for recording on the CD recorder can be changed according to the input source as required. (The input setting cannot be changed for recording from "D-AUX".) 7 Switching between digital-to-digital/analog-to-digital recording ..Rec Input 7 Switching between automatic/manual track number marking during analog-to-digital recording ...
  • Page 44 Selecting the track number marking method (T.Mark) The track numbers are used in playback for locating the beginning of a song, programming, etc. 1 Press the MENU key. MENU 2 Press a MULTI CONTROL keys to select "T. Mark ?" and press the SET key. MULTI CONTROL 3 Press a MULTI CONTROL keys to select "Auto"...
  • Page 45 Setting the automatic blank detection level (Cut Lv.) The automatic blank detection level during analog-to-digital recording can be set by the user. If you do not want to adjust it, simply press the SET key. Even when the track number setting mode (T.Mark) is set to "Auto", the track numbers may not be incremented if the level of blanks in the recording source are high.
  • Page 46: Various Playback Features

    Various playback features The system provides the following playback features in addition to normal playback. in the description text refer to sources with which the feature in question can be used (regis- tered)..CD player ... CD recorder Listening in the desired sequence (program playback) Program playback Desired tracks in a disc can be programmed in the desired order and played back.
  • Page 47: Listening In The Desired Sequence (Program Playback)

    Listening in the desired sequence (Program playback) Desired tracks in a disc can be programmed in the desired order and played back. (Max. 32 tracks) To make a CD-R/RW disc playable on a CD player, it is required to finalize the disc. Select the “CD”...
  • Page 48 To add a track to the program (Remote control unit only) Press in stop mode 1 Select the track number to be added using the numeric keys. Press the numeric keys as shown below... To enter track No. 12 ... +10, 2 To select track No.
  • Page 49: Repeated Playback

    Repeated playback Desired track(s) or disc can be played repeatedly. To play a CD-R/RW disc with repeated playback, it is required to finalize the disc. Select the “CD” or “CDR” input. To repeat a disc 1 Confirm that the “PGM” indicator is not lit. 2 Press the REPEAT key repeatedly until “REPEAT”...
  • Page 50: Playing Tracks In A Random Order (Random Playback)

    Playing tracks in a random order (Random playback) As the titles each time are selected randomly, the music can be enjoyed without getting tired of it. To make a CD-R/RW disc playable on a CD player, it is required to finalize the disc. Select the “CD”...
  • Page 51: Registering Skipping Of Undesired Tracks In Cd-R/Rw

    Registering skipping of undes- ired tracks in CD-R/RW (SKIP TRACK) When there is a track you do not to play, for example a track which failed to be recorded, you can register it in the disc so that the track is skipped automati- cally in later playback (Skip Play).
  • Page 52: Playing Tracks By Skipping Registered Tracks (Skip Play)

    Playing tracks by skipping registered tracks (SKIP PLAY) CD CDR When a disc in which Skip Track is registered is played with Skip Play "On", Skip Play occurs whether the disc is played with the CD player or CD recorder. To play a CD-R/RW disc on a CD player, it is required to finalize the disc.
  • Page 53: Convenient Recording Of Cd Player Output

    Convenient recording of CD player output In addition to ordinary recording function, this system provides the following recording features for use in re- cording the CD player output. Select them according to the purpose of recording. TAPE in the description text refer to sources with which the feature in question can be played or recorded.
  • Page 54 Features for use in recording from CD to Tape To record CD with a simplified method One-touch edit recording (O.T.E.) All-track recording Single-track recording To record desired CD tracks by reordering them Program recording (Program playback (PGM) + O.T.E.) Program recording With recording onto tape, the track will be interrupted for the part of the guide tape at the tape reversal, where Note Note...
  • Page 55 Simultaneous, twin recording feature from CD to CD-R/RW and Tape To record CD simultaneously onto an CD-R/RW and tape Twin recording onto CD-R/RW and tape (TWIN REC) All-track twin recording Single-track twin recording Reordering CD tracks in a desired sequence and recording them simultaneously onto CD-R/RW and tape Program playback + TWIN REC Program recording Display "CDR Writing"...
  • Page 56: High-Speed Recording Of All Tracks In A Cd (O.t.e.) (High)(Cd = Cdr)

    High-speed recording of all tracks in a CD High-speed recording makes possible digital-to-digital recording from a CD to CD-R/RW at a double speed. (High- speed recording is not available in analog-to-digital recording.) The recording source can be a finalized CD-R, but digital-to-digital recording may not be available with certain discs.”Digital recording and SCMS”...
  • Page 57 During digital-to-digital recording, the CD recorder may encounter a track with which digital-to-digital recording is prohibited. In this case, "SCMS"(A) is displayed and recording pauses temporarily, but play- back of the source continues and recording restarts whenever a track with which digital-to-digital record- ing is permitted is encountered.
  • Page 58: High-Speed Recording Of A Single Track In A Cd (O.t.e.) (High) (Cd = Cdr)

    High-speed recording of a single track in a CD High-speed recording makes possible digital-to-digital recording from a CD to CD-R/RW at a double speed. (High- speed recording is not available in analog-to-digital recording.) The recording source can be a finalized CD-R, but digital-to-digital recording may not be available with certain discs.”Digital recording and SCMS”...
  • Page 59 To interrupt a recording Press the 7 (stop) key on the main unit or 7 STOP key on the remote. (This stops both recording and playback.) Convenient recording of CD player output ÷ "CDR Writing" is displayed when recording completes. Display "CDR Writing"...
  • Page 60: One-Touch Edit Recording (O.t.e.) (Norm) (Cd = Cdr)

    One-touch edit recording Records all tracks in a CD with a simple operation. (All-track recording) Records a single CD track being played from the beginning. (Single-track recording) The recording source can be a finalized CD-R/RW, but digital-to-digital recording may not be available with certain discs.”Digital recording and SCMS”...
  • Page 61 Start recording. CD=CDR To interrupt a recording Press the 7 (stop) key on the main unit or 7 STOP key on the remote. (This stops both recording and playback.) Convenient recording of CD player output ÷ When either the CD playback or CDR recording operation stops, the other operation also stops.
  • Page 62: (Cd (Cdr)

    Program recording The Twin Recording makes is possible to record desired CD tracks programmed in the desired order onto a CD-R/RW simultaneously. (High-speed recording is not available.) The recording source can be a finalized CD-R/RW, but digital-to-digital recording may not be available with certain discs.”Digital recording and SCMS”...
  • Page 63 To interrupt a recording Press the 7 (stop) key on the main unit or 7 STOP key on the remote. (This stops both recording and playback.) Convenient recording of CD player output ÷ "CDR Writing" is displayed when recording completes. Display "CDR Writing"...
  • Page 64: One-Touch Edit Recording (O.t.e.) (Cd = Tape)

    One-touch edit recording Records all tracks in a CD with a simple operation. (All-track recording) Records a single CD track being played from the beginning. (Single-track recording) Do not use a cassette tape with more than 90-minute recording time, for the tape used with such a cassette is very thin and tends to cause troubles such as entanglement around the pinch roller or cutting of tape.
  • Page 65: Program Recording (Pgm Mode + O.t.e.) (Cd = Tape)

    Program recording Desired CD tracks can be programmed in the desired sequence and recorded onto a tape. Do not use a cassette tape with more than 90-minute recording time, for the tape used with such a cassette is very thin and tends to cause troubles such as entanglement around the pinch roller or cutting of tape. Be sure to put the cassette deck in stop mode.
  • Page 66: Twin Recording Onto Cd-R/Rw And Tape (Twin Rec)

    Twin recording onto CD-R/RW and Tape All tracks in a CD can be recorded simultaneously on a CD-R/RW and tape at the normal speed. (All-track twin recording) It is also possible to record only the track being played from its beginning onto a CD-R/RW and tape simulta- neously.
  • Page 67 Start recording. TWIN To interrupt a recording Press the 7 (stop) key on the main unit or 7 STOP key on the remote. (This stops both recording and playback.) Convenient recording of CD player output ÷ When the CD-R/RW does not have available recording time at all or the tape has been wound till the end, recording cannot be started.
  • Page 68: Program Twin Recording Onto Cd-R/Rw And Tape

    Program twin recording onto CD-R/RW and Tape TAPE The PGM Twin Recording makes it possible to record desired tracks programmed in the desired order on a CD-R/ RW and tape simultaneously. (High-speed recording is not available.) The recording source can be a finalized CD-R/RW, but digital-to-digital recording may not be available with certain discs.
  • Page 69 Start recording. TWIN To interrupt a recording Press the 7 (stop) key on the main unit or 7 STOP key on the remote. (This stops both recording and playback.) Convenient recording of CD player output ÷ When the CD-R/RW does not have available recording time at all or the tape has been wound till the end, recording cannot be started.
  • Page 70: Finalizing A Cd-R/Rw (Finalize)

    Finalizing a CD-R/RW (FINALIZE) Finalization makes a recorded CD-R/RW playable on the CD player of this system. Once a recorded CD-R/RW is finalized, the CD-R can be played on other CD players* and the CD-RW can be played on CD-RW compatible components. Note that the CD-RW cannot be played back on ordinary CD players. * ...
  • Page 71: Unfinalizing A Cd-Rw (Unfinalize)

    Unfinalizing a CD-RW (UNFINALIZE) Unfinalization returns a finalized CD-RW to the status before finalization so that additional recording or rewriting is possible. Unfinalization cannot be applied to the CD-R discs. If a disc containing the recording of text data (disc and track titles, etc.) recorded with another CD recorder or PC is unfinalized on this system, the text data will be erased from the disc and can never be restored again.
  • Page 72: Erasure Of Cd-Rw Recording

    Erasure of CD-RW recording Recording in a recordable (i.e. non-finalized or unfinalized) CD-RW can be erased as described below. There are two methods of erasure. ÷ Erasing only the last recorded track in a CD-RW ÷ Erasing all tracks in a CD-RW Once erased, the tracks and data cannot be restored to the condition before erasure.
  • Page 73 Select the “CDR” input. Be sure to put the CD recorder in stop mode. Erasing all tracks Example: To record all tracks in a disc containing 15 tracks 1 Place a recordable CD-RW disc. 2 Press the ERASE key repeatedly until "Erase All ?" is displayed.
  • Page 74: Listening To An Aux Input Source

    Listening to an AUX input source A cassette deck, MD recorder or a similar component can be connected to the system as the auxiliary input source. Connect the component as described in “Connection of Other Accessories”#. Listening to Analog equipment 1 Press the AUX/D-AUX key repeatedly until "AUX".
  • Page 75: Timer Operation

    Timer operation The timer makes it possible to play a CD(CD-R/RW) or TAPE, receive radio or record CD or radio automati- cally in the specified time zone. The O.T.T. timer works only once when it is activated, the SLEEP timer switches power off (Standby mode) automatically even after you fall asleep, and the PROG.
  • Page 76: Program Timer Playback (Ai Timer Playback) And Timer Recording

    Program timer playback (AI timer playback) and timer recording Two timer programs (PROG.1, PROG.2) are available. Both of them are 24-hour timer programs which can be executed every day. Each of timer reservation programs PROG.1 and PROG.2 can store the time zone and contents of timer operation, which can be executed or deactivated as required.
  • Page 77 Be sure to adjust the clock before setting the timer. Enter the ON time. 1 Set the timer ON time by pressing the MULTI CONTROL keys. To advance the time MULTI CONTROL To put back the time 2 Press the SET key. 3 After entering the “hour”...
  • Page 78 Be sure to adjust the clock before setting the timer. 2 Select the input source. 1 Select the source to be played. TUNER ...Broadcasts CD ... CD (Finalized CD-R/ CDR ... CD, CD-R/RW MULTI TAPE ... Tape CONTROL AUX ... Auxiliary analog source D-AUX ...
  • Page 79: Sleep Timer (Sleep)

    To cancel execution of a timer program (Remote control unit only) Press the TIMER key repeatedly until “PROG.1” or “PROG.2” disappears. TIMER To set the same timer program again (Remote control unit only) Press the TIMER key repeatedly until "PROG.1" or "PROG.2"...
  • Page 80: Important Items

    Important Items Maintenance Care of lens When the lens in the pick-up gets dirty, malfunctions including the impossibility of playback may occur. The lens should be cleaned using a commercially-available camera lens blower, etc. Do not touch the lens to pre- vent damaging the mechanism.
  • Page 81: Reference

    Referrence Caution on condensation Condensation (of dew) may occur inside the unit when there is a great difference in temperature between this unit and the outside. This unit may not function properly if condensation occurs. In this case, leave the unit for a few hours and restart the operation after the condensation has dried Be specially cautious against condensation in a following circumstance:...
  • Page 82: In Case Of Difficulty

    In case of difficulty What seems to be a malfunction is not always so. Before calling for service, check the following table according to the symptom of your trouble. Operation to reset The microcomputer may fall into malfunction (impos- sibility to operate, erroneous display, etc.) when the power cord is unplugged while unit is ON or due to an external factor.
  • Page 83 Cassette deck Symptom Sound cannot be produced by pressing the play key. No operation occurs even when an operation key is pressed. Sound is harsh or high frequencies are not reproduced. Sound is distorted. Noise is noticeable. Sound vibrates. Recording cannot be started by pressing the record key. CD player section Symptom A CD is placed in the player but it cannot be played.
  • Page 84 CD recorder section Symptom A CD is placed in the player but it cannot be played. Sound is not produced. Sound skips. Sound is distorted. Recording is not possible. The track number increments incorrectly or does not increment (during external source recording). Noise is noticeable.
  • Page 85: Displayed Message List

    Displayed message list Common messages Common messages Displayed Message ÷ The disc or input signal is incompat- Not Audio ÷ The system is reading the TOC and Reading... ÷ The auxiliary digital source is not con- Unlock ÷ An attempt is made to perform high- CD ReWritable Disc CD player messages Displayed Message...
  • Page 86 CD recorder messages Displayed Message PCA Full PMA Full Skip Full TNO Full Ready Finalized Disc Unfinalize Disc Play Only Rec Only DAO Disc *1 OPC and PCA : When a disc which has not been finalized is loaded in the CD recorder, it perform test writing in a specific area in the disc in order to calculate the optimum laser irradiation intensity and time for the disc.
  • Page 87 CD recorder messages Displayed Message ÷ A trouble occurred during recording. Rec Error ÷ A mechanical trouble occurred. Mecha Error ÷ Playback or recording is not possible Disc Error ÷ The CD-R/RW with no recording is Blank Disc ÷ The OPC* processing is being ex- ÷...
  • Page 88: Specifications

    Specifications Main unit [Amplifier section] Rated output power during STEREO operation 1 kHz, 1.0 % T.H.D., at 6 ... 15 W + 15 W Effective output power during STEREO operation 1 kHz, 10 % T.H.D., at 6 ... 20 W + 20 W Signal to noise ratio AUX ...