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Yamaha MDX-793 Owner's Manual

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MDX-793
MINIDISC RECORDER
LECTEUR ENREGISTREUR DE MINIDISC
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODE D'EMPLOI

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    MDX-793 MINIDISC RECORDER LECTEUR ENREGISTREUR DE MINIDISC 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 voltage”...

  • 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 ¶ A sampling rate converter that lets you make digital recordings from 32 kHz (DAT, etc.) , 44.1 kHz (CD, DAT, MD, etc.) and 48 kHz (DAT, etc.) program sources. ¶ Editing features (MOVE, ERASE, DIVIDE, COMBINE, TITLE, and UNDO) that let you take full advantage of the MD recording system.

  • Page 5: Part Descriptions

    PART DESCRIPTIONS Ÿ NATURAL SOUND MINIDISC RECORDER MDX–793 POWER TIMER PLAY RANDOM S/P REPEAT A–B › % fi ^ fl & ‡ * ° ( Ÿ ⁄ ¤ ‹ › Front Panel ⁄ EJECT ¢ – DISPLAY SCROLL TITLE CHARA. DELETE EDIT CANCEL...

  • Page 6: Front Panel

    See the pages in parenthesis for details regarding operation. POWER (9) Press to turn the unit on or off. Ÿ Disc insertion slot Insert the disc into this slot. ) EJECT Press to remove the disc. If the TOC* data has not yet been written, it is written automatically before the disc is ejected.

  • Page 7: Remote Control

    SYNC (16) Press during stop to activate Synchronized Recording. · CD-P (16) Press to start playback from a YAMAHA CD player. ? REC (15) Press during stop or pause to activate the record pause mode. Press while recording to manually add a track mark.

  • Page 8: Connections

    The LINE IN jacks on the MD recorder should be connected to the MD REC jacks on your amplifier. • The LINE OUT terminals on this unit are numbered 3 and the LINE IN jacks are numbered 4. When connecting this unit to a YAMAHA amplifier or receiver whose terminals are numbered 1, 2, 3, 4 ...

  • Page 9: Playback

    Preparations • Be sure to set the TIMER switch to OFF, then press POWER to turn this unit on. • Set your amplifier or receiver to MD. NATURAL SOUND MINIDISC RECORDER MDX–793 POWER EJECT TIMER — PLAY RANDOM S/P REPEAT A–B DISPLAY SCROLL TITLE...

  • Page 10: Searching

    Searching To search forward during play or pause Press and hold SEARCH ⁄. To search in reverse during play or pause Press and hold SEARCH !. Notes • Sound can be heard when searching in play mode to help you locate the desired position within the track.

  • Page 11: Random Play

    RANDOM PLAY You can have the unit play all the tracks on a disc in a random sequence. NATURAL SOUND MINIDISC RECORDER MDX–793 POWER EJECT TIMER — PLAY RANDOM S/P REPEAT A–B DISPLAY SCROLL TITLE CHARA. DELETE EDIT CANCEL ENTER RANDOM DISPLAY SCROLL...

  • Page 12: Part (a-b) Repeat

    Part (A-B) Repeat This function lets you repeat a specific part of a track. It’s a convenient way to study a language, or learn the lyrics to your favorite song (etc.). Press A-B – REPEAT during playback to specify the beginning (A point) of the part you want to repeat.

  • Page 13

    To check the programmed data Stop or pause program playback. Press SKIP $ or › to skip through the step information (or use the jog dial on the front panel). To delete a specific step Stop program playback. Press SKIP $ or › to skip through the step information (or use the jog dial on the front panel).

  • Page 14: Recording

    This unit allows you to make recordings from a wide variety of program sources (both analog and digital). When recording an analog source (such as an LP or cassette) this unit converts the analog signals to 44.1 kHz digital signal before recording them onto the MD. When recording a digital source, this unit converts the digital signals to 44.1 kHz for recording onto the MD.

  • Page 15: Recording Level

    Press REC to set this unit to record pause mode. The REC * indicators light up. “REC Standby” and the amount of time available for recording flash alternately in the display. If you selected a track number or paused playback (in step 3) to record over a previous recording “OverWriteOK?”...

  • Page 16: Time Rescue Recording

    When operating this unit in combination with a remote controllable Yamaha CD player, you can use the CD-PLAY button on this unit’s remote control to start playback from the CD player.

  • Page 17: Monaural Recording

    MONAURAL RECORDING Recording in monaural (mono) allows you to record up to 148 minutes of sound on one 74 minute MD. (When recording in stereo you can record up to 74 minutes of sound.) This may be useful when recording an interview, debate, or other whenever you want to record a long time on one disc.

  • Page 18: Editing

    One of the main advantages of the MD is its editing capabilities, you can remove the commercials from a radio broadcast, reorder songs into the order you want to listen, remove songs, combine songs, even remove part of a song. Edit functions This unit offers the following editing operations.

  • Page 19: Erase

    ERASE The ability to erase sound without having to re-record is another convenient function. You can erase the entire disc, a single track, or just part of a track. SEARCH NATURAL SOUND MINIDISC RECORDER MDX–793 POWER EJECT TIMER ¢ – PLAY RANDOM S/P REPEAT A–B...

  • Page 20: Part Erase

    Part Erase This operation lets you erase part of a track. Press #/* to play the track containing the part you want to erase. Use SEARCH ! or ⁄ to locate the beginning of the part you want to erase (point A), then press #/* to pause at that point.

  • Page 21: Divide

    DIVIDE This function lets you divide one track into two separate tracks by adding a new track number to a certain point in the track. If you add a track number at the beginning of a section you want to hear, you can access it quickly by using the skip function during playback.

  • Page 22: Titling

    This function lets you title recorded MDs and the individual tracks. Titles may consist of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols for a maximum of up to 250 characters for each title. DELETE NATURAL SOUND MINIDISC RECORDER MDX–793 POWER EJECT TIMER PLAY...

  • Page 23: Timer Operations

    With a commercially available audio timer it is possible to make recordings and initiate playback automatically at any time. Make sure that all power cord connections between the timer and amplifier/receiver are properly made. For details, refer to the instructions of your audio timer. No change in any of the other connections between the recorder and amplifier/receiver, etc., is necessary.

  • Page 24: Md System Limitations

    The recording system in your MD recorder is radically different from those used in cassette and DAT decks and is characterized by the limitations described below. Note, however, that these limitations are inherent to the MD recording system and are not a result of mechanical trouble.

  • Page 25: Copy Protection (scms)

    COPY PROTECTION (SCMS) As a digital audio component, this MD recorder conforms with the Serial Copy Management System (SCMS) standards. The Serial Copy Management System restricts copies made by recording digital signals to first-generation copies only. Therefore, an MD recorded through a digital input cannot be used as a source for making another digital recording.

  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    If your MD recorder 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 recorder’s power cord and contact your authorized YAMAHA dealer or service center for help. Fault The unit does not respond to operations.

  • Page 27: Display Messages

    DISPLAY MESSAGES Can’t Copy You cannot make a digital recording. (See “COPY PROTECTION (SCMS)” on page 25.) Can’t Edit Edit operations are not possible. Can’t Play! Timer playback is not possible. The loaded disc may be blank, damaged, or it may be an incompatible format. Can’t REC! Timer recording is not possible.

  • Page 28: Specifications

    Digital audio system System MiniDisc digital audio system Disc MiniDisc Recording method Magnetic field variation overwrite Reading method Non-contact optical pickup (using semiconductor laser) Laser Semiconductor laser Laser Diode Properties Material: GaAIAs Wavelength: 780 nm Pulse time: Read mode ... 0.8 mW Continuous Write mode ...

  • Page 29

    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...

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