Disconnect the audio system from the power source
before performing any maintenance.
Clean the exterior of the system using a soft dust
CAUTION! This system operates with a laser. It must
be opened by only a qualified technician.
To prevent deterioration of sound quality, periodical-
ly open the door of each deck and clean the magnet-
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 on
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
• Do not touch the signal surfaces. Hold CDs by the
edges, or by one edge and the hole. Do not affix
labels or adhesive tapes to the label surfaces. Do
not scratch or damage the label. CDs rotate at high
speeds inside the player. Do not use damaged
(cracked or warped) CDs
• Dirty CDs can cause poor sound quality. Always
keep CDs clean by wiping them gently with a soft
cloth from the inner edge toward the outer perime-
• If a CD becomes dirty, wet a soft cloth in water,
wring it out well, wipe the dirt away gently, and
then remove any water drops with a dry cloth.
• Do not use record cleaning sprays or antistatic
agents on CDs. Also, never clean CDs with benzene,
thinner, or other volatile solvents which may cause
damage to disc surface
CD Lens Care
When your CD lens gets dirty it can also cause the
system to output poor sound quality. To clean the
lens you will need to purchase a CD lens cleaner
which can maintain the output sound quality of
your system. For instructions on cleaning the CD
lens, refer to the ones accompanying the lens