Yamaha KX-W392 Owner's Manual

Yamaha KX-W392 Owner's Manual

Yamaha stereo double cassette deck owner's manual

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KX-W592
KX-W492
KX-W392
NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK KX-W492
DIRECTION
!
PLAY
DECK A
PLAYBACK
SEARCH
STOP
POWER
MODE
DOLBY NR
DUBBING A # B
EJECT
O / p / ∏ / RELAY
OFF/
B/
C
NORMAL
Natural Sound Stereo Cassette Deck
Platine à cassette stéréo de la série "Natural Sound"
"Natural Sound" Stereo-Doppelkassettengerät
Natural Sound stereokassettdäck
Registratore a doppia cassette stereo a suono naturale
Magnetófono estéreo de dos de sonido natural
Stereo-cassettedeck voor een "natuurlijk geluid"
NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK KX-W592
Cassette Stabilizer
DECK A
RECORD/PLAYBACK
POWER
MODE
DOLBY NR
O / p / ∏ / RELAY
OFF/
B/
C
RESET
RESET
DIRECTION
!
PLAY
DECK B
RECORD/PLAYBACK
MUTE/SEARCH
STOP
REC/PAUSE
PLAY TRIM
BALANCE
REC LEVEL
PHONES
0
1
0
1
4
5
6
EJECT
2
2
3
7
HIGH
3
3
2
8
4
4
1
9
+
L 5
5 R
0
10
DIRECTION
RESET
RESET
DIRECTION
!
!
PLAY
PLAY
RECORD/PLAYBACK
MUTE/SEARCH
STOP
REC/PAUSE
MUTE/SEARCH
STOP
REC/PAUSE
PLAY TRIM
BALANCE
DUBBING A # B
DSS
0
EJECT
EJECT
2
NORMAL
HIGH
DSS
MODE
EFFECT
3
4
+
L 5
NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK KX-W392
DECK A
PLAYBACK
POWER
MODE
DOLBY NR
O / p / ∏ / RELAY
OFF/
Cassette Stabilizer
DECK B
PHONES
REC LEVEL
1
0
1
4
5
6
2
3
7
3
2
8
4
1
9
5 R
0
10
DIRECTION
RESET
RESET
DIRECTION
!
PLAY
!
PLAY
SEARCH
STOP
MUTE/SEARCH
STOP
REC/PAUSE
DUBBING A # B
EJECT
EJECT
B/
C
NORMAL
HIGH
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODE D'EMPLOI
BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG
BRUKSANVISNING
MANUALE DI ISTRUZIONI
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING
DECK B
RECORD/PLAYBACK
REC LEVEL
PHONES
4
5
6
3
7
2
8
1
9
0
10

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  • Page 1 DOLBY NR DUBBING A # B EJECT EJECT O / p / ∏ / RELAY OFF/ NORMAL HIGH MODE EFFECT NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK KX-W392 DECK B PLAYBACK RECORD/PLAYBACK PLAY TRIM BALANCE REC LEVEL PHONES POWER – Cassette Stabilizer...
  • Page 2 Thank you for purchasing the YAMAHA KX-W592/KX-W492/KX-W392 stereo cassette deck. CAUTION: READ THIS BEFORE OPERATING YOUR UNIT. This unit is a sophisticated stereo cassette deck. To ensure proper operation for the best possible performance, please read this manual carefully. Choose the installation location of your unit carefully.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Both Decks (KX-W592 only) ÷ High Quality Hard Permalloy Recording/Playback Head in Deck B and Playback Head in Deck A (KX-W492 and KX-W392 only) ÷ Secure Holding Damper Cassette Stabilizer allows you to reduce unwanted vibration and modulation noise (KX-W592 only) ÷...
  • Page 4: Connections

    LINE IN-LINE OUT PLAY REC OUT TAPE PB In this manual, the main operation buttons of the front panel are indicated based on DECK B when the operation is common to both DECKs A and B. Since the locations of the buttons of DECK B and DECK A are the same, you can easily find the desired button even when operating DECK A.
  • Page 5: Playback

    PLAYBACK (Common to DECKs A and B) Preparation for playback ÷ Turn on the POWER switch. ÷ Set your amplifier or receiver to cassette deck function mode. Basic operation - To play back a cassette tape Example: KX-W592 NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK KX-W592 Cassette Stabilizer DECK A RECORD/PLAYBACK...
  • Page 6 Indicate the peaks of the signal levels during recording and playback over a –30 dB to +6 dB range. There are separate meters for each left and right channel. These level meters have a peak hold function which holds the peak level for about 1.5 seconds. KX-W492/ KX-W392 Displayed indicators represent the same functions as shown above.
  • Page 7: Selection Search

    Example: KX-W592 NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK KX-W592 Cassette Stabilizer RECORD/PLAYBACK POWER SELECTION SEARCH - To play back a desired selection by searching for the beginning of the selection To search for the next selection When the # tape running indicator is lit: ⁄...
  • Page 8: Relay Playback

    Example: KX-W592 NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK KX-W592 RECORD/PLAYBACK POWER RELAY PLAYBACK - To play DECK A and DECK B sequentially Load the cassette tapes into DECKs A and B, start playback from DECK A. The playback patterns differ according to the setting of the MODE button. Refer to the following. When the MODE button is set to DECK A (forward side \ reverse side) \ DECK B (forward side \ reverse side) When the MODE button is set to...
  • Page 9: Digital Super Surround (Dss) (Kx-W592 Only)

    DIGITAL SUPER SURROUND (DSS) ( KX-W592 only) This unit incorporates a sophisticated, multi-program Digital Super Surround function, which allows you to expand and shape the audio sound field, for a theater-like experience in the listening room. Indicates your selection of the DSS program. –...
  • Page 10: Recording

    DOLBY NR OFF/ Refer to the following description. BALANCE LEVEL 1 0 1 4 5 6 Play the program source to be Recording recorded and adjust the starts. recording level and balance. (KX-W392 does not have a REC BALANCE control.) PLAY...
  • Page 11 ÷ KX-W592 If you select switches to If you select automatically switches to ÷ KX-W492 and KX-W392 If you select automatically switches to Setting the recording level (in step 7) Play the loudest passage of the source to be recorded and watch the meter readings.
  • Page 12: Rec Mute Operation

    PLAY button was pressed. Synchronized recording function When operating this unit in combination with the YAMAHA CD Player which has SYNCHRO button on its remote control transmitter, CD Synchronized recording function can be utilized. This function is operated with the remote control transmitter of the CD Player.
  • Page 13: Dual Recording (Kx-W592 Only)

    NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK KX-W592 Cassette Stabilizer RECORD/PLAYBACK POWER DUAL RECORDING - To record a program source on both decks simultaneously ( KX-W592 only) To make the same tapes, use tapes of identical length. Insert cassette tapes in both DECKs A and B. Perform steps 2 through 4 of “Basic operation”...
  • Page 14: Relay Recording (Kx-W592 Only)

    NATURAL SOUND STEREO DOUBLE CASSETTE DECK KX-W592 RECORD/PLAYBACK POWER RELAY RECORDING — To record a program source sequentially on DECK A and DECK B ( KX-W592 only) Recording Pattern: DECK A (forward side \ reverse side) \ DECK B (forward side \ reverse side) Be sure to always start relay recording from the cassette in DECK A.
  • Page 15: Dubbing

    DUBBING (From DECK A to DECK B) You can make dubbing from DECK A to DECK B. Open the cassette compartments by pressing the EJECT buttons and load a blank cassette tape in DECK B and the original cassette tape in DECK A. Example: KX-W592 Display during dubbing DSS PRESET...
  • Page 16: Cassette Tapes

    >), Ferrichrome (Type III/FeCr), and Metal (Type IV/ METAL), and they each require specific tape deck adjustments for optimum performance. * YAMAHA does not recommend the use of 120 minute length cassettes since the extreme thinness of the tape makes them susceptible to mechanical and recording problems.
  • Page 17: Maintenance

    CLEANING OF THE TAPE PATH Continued high quality performance of your deck is dependent upon periodic cleaning of the heads, capstan, pinch roller, and all surfaces over which the tape travels. Normal use will cause an accumulation of dirt and dust on the heads, capstans, and pinch rollers.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    If your cassette deck fails to operate normally, check the following table. It lists common operating errors and simple measures which you can take to correct the problem. If it cannot be corrected, or the symptom is not listed, disconnect the deck’s power cord and contact your authorized YAMAHA dealer or authorized service center for help. Fault Tape doesn’t move in recording or playback.
  • Page 19: Specifications

    ) ... 20 ~ 17,000 Hz ±3 dB Type IV/Metal ... 20 ~ 19,000 Hz ±3 dB Harmonic Distortion KX-W592/KX-W492 ... less than 0.8% KX-W392 ... less than 1.0% Input Sensitivity/Impedance Line ... 100 mV/40 k-ohms (KX-W592) 100 mV/43 k-ohms (KX-W492/KX-W392) Output Level Line ...
  • Page 20 YAMAHA ELECTRONICS (UK) LTD. YAMAHA HOUSE, 200 RICKMANSWORTH ROAD WATFORD, HERTS WD1 7JS, ENGLAND YAMAHA SCANDINAVIA A.B. J A WETTERGRENS GATA 1, BOX 30053, 400 43 VASTRA FRÖLUNDA, SWEDEN YAMAHA MUSIC AUSTRALIA PTY, LTD. 17-33 MARKET ST., SOUTH MELBOURNE, 3205 VIC., AUSTRALIA...

This manual is also suitable for:

Kx-w492Kx-w592

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