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Troubleshooting Tips; Maintenance; Cleaning; Cd Player - RCA A3000 User Manual

Rca a3000 stereo systems: user guide
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Troubleshooting Tips

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Problem
Solution
System will
Check power cord for a secure connection.
not turn on
Unplug the unit for a moment, and then
plug into power source again.
Check the outlet by plugging in another
device.
No sound
Increase the volume setting.
Check connection to speakers.
Check that you have selected the appropri-
ate function: CD, TAPE, Tuner.
Poor radio
Check antenna connection.
reception
Move antenna.
Turn off nearby electrical appliances, such
as hair dryer, vacuum cleaner, microwave,
fluorescent lights.
CD does
Check that CD is in the tray.
not play
Check that CD label is facing up.
Check that PAUSE mode is not on.
Check that CD function is selected.
CD sound
Clean the disc.
skips
Check disc for warping, scratches, or other
damage.
Check if something is causing the system to
vibrate. If so, move the system.

Maintenance

Disconnect the audio system from the power source
before performing any maintenance.

Cleaning

Clean the exterior of the system using a soft dust
cloth.

CD Player

CAUTION! This system operates with a laser. It must
be opened by only a qualified technician.

Tape Player

To prevent deterioration of sound quality, periodical-
ly open the door of each deck and clean the magnet-
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Problem
Solution
CD button
Switch to another function (TAPE, Tuner)
will not
and then back to CD.
respond, or
does not
change
discs when
you press
DISC SKIP
Distorted or
Inspect the tape heads and clean and
noisy tape
demagnetize.
recordings
Remote
Check that the batteries are properly
control
installed.
does not
Replace weak batteries.
work
Check the system is plugged in to power
source.
Point the remote directly at the system's
front panel.
Move closer to the system.
Remove any obstacles between the remote
and the system.
ic heads, pinch roller, and capstan with a cotton bud
dipped in alcohol. Also, demagnetize the head by
playing a demagnetizing cassette (available through
an audio equipment store).
To protect recordings one or
both sides of a tape, remove
the corresponding tab. If you
later want to record on the
tape, affix a piece of adhesive tape over the hole.
Quit Slacking - A little bit of slack in
your tapes can cause scratches on
the tape, or worse yet, the tape
could break. If you notice some slack
in the tape, use a pencil to tighten it
up before you insert it.
Side A Protection
Side B Protection
A
B
A

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