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Yamaha R-302 Owner's Manual

Natural sound stereo receiver
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Natural Sound Stereo Receiver
Ampli-syntoniseur stéréo de la série "Natural Sound"
Thank you for selecting this YAMAHA stereo receiver.
Nous vous remercions pour avoir porté votre choix sur ce récepteur stéréo YAMAHA.



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  • Page 1 R-302 Natural Sound Stereo Receiver Ampli-syntoniseur stéréo de la série “Natural Sound” Thank you for selecting this YAMAHA stereo receiver. Nous vous remercions pour avoir porté votre choix sur ce récepteur stéréo YAMAHA. OWNER’S MANUAL MODE D’EMPLOI...
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    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. • Explanation of Graphical Symbols The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert you to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous...
  • 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

    FEATURES 80W + 80W (8Ω) RMS Output Power, 0.04% THD, 1 kHz High Dynamic Power, Low Impedance Drive Capability Continuously Variable Loudness Control 40-Station Random Access Preset Tuning Automatic Preset Tuning Preset Station Shifting Capability (Preset Editing) IF Count Direct PLL Synthesizer Tuning System SLEEP Timer Remote Control Capability...
  • Page 5: Caution

    CAUTION : READ THIS BEFORE OPERATING YOUR UNIT. To assure the finest performance, please read this manual carefully. Keep it in a safe place for future reference. Install this unit in a cool, dry, clean place – away from windows, heat sources, sources of excessive vibration, dust, moisture and cold.
  • Page 6: Controls And Their Functions

    CONTROLS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS FRONT PANEL NATURAL SOUND STEREO RECEIVER POWER PHONES SPEAKERS POWER switch Press this switch to switch the power on. Press it again to switch the power off. Remote control sensor Receives signals from the remote control transmitter. Display panel Shows station frequencies and various information.
  • Page 7: Display Panel

    Tone controls BASS Used to increase or decrease the low frequency response. The 0 position produces flat response. TREBLE Used to increase or decrease the high frequency response. The 0 position produces flat response. BALANCE control Adjusts the balance of the output volume to the left and right speakers to compensate for sound imbalance caused by speaker location or listening room conditions.
  • Page 8 The remote control transmitter provided with this unit is designed to control all the most commonly used functions of the unit. If the CD player and tape deck connected to this unit are YAMAHA components designed for remote control compatibility, then this remote control transmitter will also control various functions of each component.
  • Page 9: Connections

    L, R (right) to R, “+” to “+” and “–” to “–”. Also, refer to the owner’s manual for each component to be connected to this unit. If you have YAMAHA components numbered as 1, 2, 3, etc. on the rear panel, connections can be made easily by making sure to connect the output (or input) terminals of each component to the same-numbered terminals of this unit.
  • Page 10: Connecting Speakers

    CONNECTING SPEAKERS Connect the SPEAKERS terminals to your speakers with wire of the proper gauge, cut as short as possible. If the connections are faulty, no sound will be heard from the speakers. Make sure that the polarity of the speaker wires is correct, that is, + and –...
  • Page 11: Antenna Connections

    ANTENNA CONNECTIONS Each antenna should be connected to the designated terminals correctly, referring to the following diagram. Both AM and FM indoor antennas are included with this unit. In general, these antennas will probably provide sufficient signal strength. Nevertheless, a properly installed outdoor antenna will give clearer reception than an indoor one. If you experience poor reception quality, an outdoor antenna may result in improvement.
  • Page 12: Basic Operations

    TO PLAY A SOURCE ∞ Set to the “ Turn the power on. POWER Select the desired input source by using the input selector buttons. TUNER TAPE MONITOR * The name of the selected input source will appear on the display.
  • Page 13 TO RECORD A SOURCE TO TAPE Select the source to be recorded. TUNER TAPE MONITOR PHONO * When you select AUX, TUNER, CD or PHONO, make sure that TAPE MONITOR is not also selected. Play the source and then turn the VOLUME control up to confirm the input source.
  • Page 14: Selecting The Speaker System

    Selecting the SPEAKER system Because one or two speaker systems can be connected to this unit, the SPEAKERS switches allow you to select speaker system A or B, or both at once. SPEAKERS Adjusting the BALANCE control Adjust the balance of the output volume to the left and right speakers to compensate for sound imbalance caused by speaker location or listening room conditions.
  • Page 15: Tuning Operations

    Normally, if station signals are strong and there is no interference, quick automatic-search tuning (AUTOMATIC TUNING) is possible. However, if signals of the station you want to select are weak, you must tune to it manually (MANUAL TUNING). AUTOMATIC TUNING Select the reception band (FM or AM) confirming it on the display.
  • Page 16: Preset Tuning

    MANUAL PRESET TUNING This unit can store station frequencies (selected by tuning operation) by using the PRESET STATIONS buttons. With this function, you can recall any desired station by only pressing the corresponding PRESET STATIONS button. Up to 40 stations (8 stations x 5 groups) can be stored.
  • Page 17 AUTOMATIC PRESET TUNING You can also make use of an automatic preset tuning function for FM stations only. By this function, this unit performs automatic tuning and stores FM stations with strong signals sequentially. Up to 40 stations are stored automatically in the same way as in the manual preset tuning method on page 16.
  • Page 18: Exchanging Preset Stations

    EXCHANGING PRESET STATIONS You can exchange the places of two preset stations with each other as shown below. Example) If you want to shift the preset station on E1 to A5, and vice versa. Recall the preset station on E1 (by following the method of “To recall a preset station”...
  • Page 19: Notes About The Remote Control Transmitter

    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. Be sure the polarities are correct.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    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 unit fails to turn on when the POWER switch is pressed.
  • Page 21: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS AUDIO SECTION Minimum RMS Output Power per Channel 8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.04% THD...80W+80W 6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.06% THD...90W+90W Dynamic Power per Channel (by IHF Dynamic Headroom measuring method) 8/6/4/2 ohms ...100/120/145/170W Power Band Width 8 ohms, 40W, 0.08% THD...10 Hz to 50 kHz Damping Factor 8 ohms, 20 Hz to 20 kHz ...100 or more Input Sensitivity/Impedance...
  • Page 22 Signal-to-Noise Ratio (IHF) Mono/Stereo...80 dB/75 dB Harmonic Distortion Mono/Stereo (1kHz, 40 kHz Dev.) ...0.1%/0.2% Stereo Separation (1 kHz) ...50 dB Frequency Response 20 Hz to 15 kHz ...0 ±1.5 dB AM SECTION Tuning Range ...530 to 1,710 kHz Usable Sensitivity ...100 V/m Selectivity...32 dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio ...50 dB Image Response Ratio ...40 dB...

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