Yamaha YHT KX-393 Owner's Manual

Yamaha YHT KX-393 Owner's Manual

Natural sound stereo cassette deck
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KX-493/KX-393
Natural Sound Stereo Cassette Deck
Platine à cassette stéréo de la série "Natural Sound"
NATURAL SOUND STEREO CASSETTE DECK KX-493
STANDBY/ON
TIMER
REC
OFF
PLAY
EJECT
YAMAHA GF Head
Cassette Stabilizer
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODE D'EMPLOI
COUNTER
REPEAT
RESET
MEMORY
OFF/0-M/FULL
PHONES
LEVEL
BIAS ADJUST
0
+
MIN
MAX
NATURAL SOUND STEREO CASSETTE DECK KX-393
STANDBY/ON
EJECT
YAMAHA GF Head
Cassette Stabilizer
INTRO SCAN
AUTO TAPE
DOLBY NR
TUNING
OFF/
B/
C/MPX
PLAY TRIM
REC
BALANCE
LEVEL
0
0
REC/PAUSE MUTE/SEARCH
+
L
R
MIN
MAX
COUNTER
RESET
MEMORY
PHONES
LEVEL
BIAS ADJUST
PLAY TRIM
0
0
+
MIN
MAX
INTRO SCAN
AUTO TAPE
DOLBY NR
TUNING
OFF/ B/ C/MPX
REC
BALANCE
LEVEL
0
REC/PAUSE MUTE/SEARCH
+
L
R
MIN
MAX
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  • Page 1 Natural Sound Stereo Cassette Deck Platine à cassette stéréo de la série “Natural Sound” NATURAL SOUND STEREO CASSETTE DECK KX-493 STANDBY/ON TIMER PLAY EJECT YAMAHA GF Head Cassette Stabilizer NATURAL SOUND STEREO CASSETTE DECK KX-393 STANDBY/ON EJECT OWNER’S MANUAL MODE D’EMPLOI...
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Thank you for purchasing this YAMAHA stereo cassette deck. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
  • Page 3 This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use the product. 2. IMPORTANT: When connecting this product to accessories and/or another product use only high quality shielded cables.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    This owner’s manual covers YAMAHA cassette deck models KX-493 and KX-393. Please check which model you have purchased and read the sections that apply to your particular model. There may be some unnecessary items, so please skip them accordingly. FEATURES ... 4 CONNECTIONS ...
  • Page 5: Playback

    MPX FILTER indicator C indicators COUNTER REPEAT AUTO TAPE RESET MEMORY OFF/0-M/FULL TUNING PHONES LEVEL BIAS ADJUST PLAY TRIM YAMAHA GF Head Cassette Stabilizer – – PHONES PLAY TRIM PHONES LEVEL MPX FILTER indicator C indicators COUNTER RESET MEMORY PHONES...
  • Page 6 To stop playback: Press the & button. To fast forward the tape: Press the ⁄ button. To fast rewind the tape: Press the ! button. To adjust the volume level: Use the volume control of the amplifier or receiver. To use headphones for private listening: Insert the headphones plug into the PHONES jack.
  • Page 7: Selection Search

    NATURAL SOUND STEREO CASSETTE DECK STANDBY/ON EJECT YAMAHA GF Head Cassette Stabilizer SELECTION SEARCH - To play back a desired selection by searching for the beginning of the selection To search for the next selection ⁄ MUTE/SEARCH The ! or ⁄ button and the MUTE/SEARCH button should be pressed simultaneously.
  • Page 8: Memory Stop Operation

    TIMER RESET MEMORY OFF/0-M/FULL PLAY PHONES LEVEL BIAS ADJUST EJECT YAMAHA GF Head Cassette Stabilizer – COUNTER RESET OFF/0-M/FULL COUNTER MEMORY MEMORY STOP OPERATION - To return to the desired position Pressing the MEMORY button memorizes the desired counter reading. The MEMORY indicator lights.
  • Page 9: Recording

    TAPE TUNNG indicator SYNCHRO and REC STANDBY/ON indicators NATURAL SOUND STEREO CASSETTE DECK KX-493 STANDBY/ON TIMER PLAY EJECT YAMAHA GF Head Cassette Stabilizer KX-393 TAPE TUNNG indicator SYNCHRO and REC STANDBY/ON indicators NATURAL SOUND STEREO CASSETTE DECK KX-393 STANDBY/ON EJECT...
  • Page 10 DOLBY NR button setting (in step 2) DOLBY NR (OFF/ C/MPX) button Each time this button is pressed, Dolby NR switches as follows: B(MPX OFF) Recording with DOLBY B NR Only the B indicator lights. ∞ C(MPX OFF) Recording with DOLBY C NR Only the C indicator lights.
  • Page 11 Optimum bias Excessive bias (High frequencies are absent.) Synchronized recording function When operating this unit in combinaton 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 12: Rec Mute Operation

    RESET MEMORY OFF/0-M/FULL PLAY PHONES LEVEL BIAS ADJUST EJECT YAMAHA GF Head Cassette Stabilizer – COUNTER RESET REC MUTE OPERATION - Inserting a blank space during recording During recording MUTE/SEARCH 0-STOP OPERATION - To return to the “0000” point During recording RESET The “0000”...
  • Page 13: Timer Recording/Playback (Kx-493 Only)

    RESET MEMORY OFF/0-M/FULL TUNING PHONES LEVEL BIAS ADJUST PLAY TRIM YAMAHA GF Head Cassette Stabilizer – – Amplifier or receiver Timer playback 1. Turn on the amplifier/receiver and adjust the volume and tone controls. 2. Set the input mode selector of your amplifier/receiver to the cassette deck function mode.
  • Page 14: Cassette Tapes

    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 15: (Kx-493 Only)

    OPENING AND CLOSING THE SUB PANEL To open the sub panel OPTIONAL REMOTE CONTROL TRANSMITTER With the optional remote control transmitter RKX1, you can operate this unit at your listening position. For details, refer to the instruction manual supplied with the remote control transmitter.
  • Page 16: 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 service center for help. Fault Tape doesn’t move in recording or...
  • Page 17: Specifications

    Fault Playback sound is muffled and high frequencies are inaudible. When playing back tapes recorded on other decks, meter deflections are greater (smaller) than when recorded. (KX-493 only) Recordings cannot be made with TIMER REC (deck only plays back). The remote control transmitter cannot be operated.
  • Page 18 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 Cause ÷...

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