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Connecting The Power Cord; Turning On Md4; Loading A Disc; Recording The First Track - Yamaha MD4 Owner's Manual

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Connecting the Power Cord

1. Connect the supplied power cord to the AC IN socket on the rear of MD4.
2. Plug the other end of the power cord into a suitable AC wall outlet.

Turning On MD4

1. Press the POWER switch at the rear of MD4. The display lights up.
To turn off MD4, press the POWER switch again.

Loading a Disc

1. Press the EJECT button to open the disc compartment.
2. Insert the disc into the compartment with the arrow pointing forward.
The disc should slide easily into the compartment and click into place. If it doesn't, make sure
you've inserted it the right way around (arrow forward).
3. Close the disc compartment.
When a disc is loaded, MD4 reads the TOC to see what the disc contains. If it's a new disc, the
seconds and then scrolls off the display. After that, the total number of songs on the disc is shown.
For example,

Recording the First Track

1. Connect a sound source to MIC/LINE INPUT 1.
2. If you connect a line-level source, set the GAIN control to LINE (i.e., fully
counterclockwise). If you connect a microphone, set the GAIN control mid-
way. The GAIN control is adjusted again later on in this procedure.
3. Set the input selector switch on Input Channel 1 to MIC/LINE.
4. Press the GROUP ASSIGN [1–2] switch on Input Channel 1.
This assigns the Channel 1 signal to Tracks 1 and 2.
The following table show the relationship between Groups and Tracks.
Assigned to...
Group 1
Group 2
Group 3
Group 4
5. Turn the PAN control to L/ODD.
This sends the signal to just Track 1.
appears. If the disc contains some songs, the disc title appears for a few
Connecting the Power Cord
Destination Track
Track 1
Track 2
Track 3
Track 4
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