CD Synchronized Recording with a Compatible YAMAHA Tape Disk Thank you for selecting this YAMAHA Compact Disc Player. OWNER’S MANUAL CONTENTS Safety Instructions... 2 Connections ... 4 Identification of Components... 6 Loading the Disc/Disc Play... 8 Random-Sequence Play ... 12 Repeat Play...
– and, most importantly, without affecting your sensitive hearing. Since hearing damage from loud sounds is often undetectable until it is too late, YAMAHA and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group recommend you to avoid prolonged IMPORTANT! Please record the serial number of this unit in the space below.
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.
• Before making any connections, switch OFF the power to the unit and the amplifier or other component. • Connections should be made to the correct input terminals of the amplifier or other component. CDX-880 LINE OUT VARIABLE FIXED Connection cord (included) CDX-580 LINE OUT...
CDX-480 LINE OUT Connection cord (included) Choose one of the ways listed below to connect this unit to your amplifier. When the LINE OUT (analog) terminals of this unit are used ( • Be sure that the left (“L”) and right (“R”) LINE OUT terminals are connected to the corresponding (left and right) terminals of the amplifier or other component.
POWER AUTO DISPLAY OFF Remote control sensor (p. 20) CDX-580, CDX-480 * The SKIP/SEARCH button on the main unit has both the functions of the SKIP buttons and the SEARCH buttons on the remote control transmitter. POWER switch (p. 8) AUTO DISPLAY OFF indicator (p.
) indicates the page number on which the control part is best described. REMOTE CONTROL TRANSMITTER TAPE button (p. 15) OPEN/CLOSE button (p. 8) PROG button (p. 13) SPACE button (p. 10) REPEAT button (p. 10) SKIP buttons (p. 9) SEARCH buttons (p.
Shows the track number selected or being played. Shows the time displays. (Refer to “Selecting time displays” on page 10.) CDX-580 and CDX-480 only Shows the level of signals output into an amplifier or the headphone level adjusted by using the OUTPUT LEVEL buttons.
If a button is pressed and held, the track number is continuously changed to higher numbers (or lower numbers). • CDX-580 and CDX-480 only When using the SKIP buttons on the remote control transmitter: If a button is pressed and held, the track number is continuously changed to higher numbers (or lower numbers).
(Press and hold.) paused, though no sound will be heard. • CDX-580 and CDX-480 only When using the SKIP/SEARCH button on the front panel: Be careful not to release the button just after it is pressed, otherwise the play is skipped to the beginning of the next track or returned to the beginning of the track.
* While the display illumination is off, the AUTO DISPLAY OFF indicator on the front panel is illuminated. CDX-480 If desired, you can change brightness of the display in three degrees by pressing the DIMMER button. When you listen with headphones Connect the headphones to the PHONES jack and adjust the volume by using the OUTPUT LEVEL buttons.
RANDOM-SEQUENCE PLAY You can have the unit play the tracks on a disc in a random sequence selected by the unit’s microcomputer. To perform random-sequence play To cancel random-sequence play RANDOM You can play any desired track or the entire disc repeatedly by pressing the REPEAT button. The repeat play mode will change whenever you press the REPEAT button.
You can enjoy listening to your favorite tracks in any desired order using programmed play. As many as 25 tracks can be programmed. Stop the unit. STOP PROG Display information during program play PROGRAM TOTAL PROGRAM TOTAL 1 2 3 4 5 Shows the program number for the track to be set next.
To stop program play Press the STOP button. The first programmed track number will be displayed. To resume play, press the PLAY button. Play will begin from the beginning of the program. To cancel a programmed setting There are several methods, as described below. •...
TRACK PROGRAMMING FOR RECORDING TO TAPE This convenient feature can be used to program tracks on a disc for recording to tape. By only memorizing the tape’s total possible recording time, the unit will automatically program tracks or help you to program tracks so they will fit onto the tape with the least amount of unrecorded space remaining at each end of the tape.
Manual tape-programming This is for recording desired tracks in any desired order onto a tape. Follow steps 1 – 4 on page 15. PROG Select the track numbers (to be recorded on side A) in the desired order. * Programmed track numbers are illuminated on the display.
Random sequential tape-programming The unit will automatically program tracks in random sequential order for recording to tape. Follow steps 1 – 4 on page 15. RANDOM * The unit will automatically program tracks for side A and side B separately considering the tape’s total time. Begin recording on the tape deck and press the PLAY button on this unit at the same time.
Automatic searching of the peak level on a disc This convenient feature automatically searches for the part on a disc where the source level peaks, and next plays the part repeatedly. For recording to tape, this feature is very helpful to adjust the recording level on the tape deck. Stop the unit.
This unit can make a tape deck’s recording synchronized with CD play automatically. With this function, you can record a CD on tape very easily and more precisely. This recording method needs a YAMAHA tape deck compatible with this function. (Refer to the tape deck’s operation manual to know whether it is compatible or not.) * This unit and the tape deck must be placed close to each other so that both of them can receive the signals from this unit’s...
NOTES ABOUT THE REMOTE CONTROL TRANSMITTER Battery installation Battery replacement If you find that the remote control transmitter must be used closer to the main unit, the batteries are weak. Replace both batteries with new ones. Notes • Use only AA, R6, UM-3 batteries for replacement. •...
If the unit fails to operate normally, check the following points to determine whether the fault can be corrected by the simple measures suggested. If it cannot be corrected, or if the fault is not listed in the SYMPTOM column, disconnect the power cord and contact your authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center for help. SYMPTOM The player does not switch ON when the POWER switch is pressed.
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