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Yamaha MDX-M5 Owner's Manual

Yamaha mdx-m5 md recorder: owners manual
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MDX-M5
Minidisc Recorder
Lecteur Enregistreur De Minidisc
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODE D'EMPLOI

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  • Page 1 UCAB MDX-M5 Minidisc Recorder Lecteur Enregistreur De Minidisc OWNER’S MANUAL MODE D’EMPLOI...
  • Page 2 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 – and, most importantly, without affecting your sensitive hearing. Since hearing damage from loud sounds is often undetectable until it is too late, YAMAHA and the Electronic Industries Association’s Consumer Electronics Group recommend you to avoid prolonged exposure from excessive volume levels.
  • Page 4 SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES ACCESSOIRES FOURNIS • Remote control transmitter • Télécommande AUTO POWER RANDOM REPEAT PAUSE DISPLAY AUTO/ INPUT MODE MANUAL EDIT TITLE TITLE CANCEL EDIT SEARCH INPUT CHECK CLEAR ENTER CHARAC SPACE DELETE A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S...
  • Page 5 FRONT PANEL PANNEAU FRONTAL STANDBY/ON REAR PANEL PANNEAU ARRIERE LINE LINE DIGITAL SYSTEM CONNECTOR OPTICAL REC LEVEL – VOLTAGE SELECTOR 115V 230V...
  • Page 6 DISPLAY PANNEAU D’AFFICHAGE REPEAT TITLE SEARCH RANDOM SINGLE TOTAL REMAIN REMOTE CONTROL TRANSMITTER TELECOMMANDE –dB 0 OVER ANALOG AUTO POWER RANDOM REPEAT PAUSE DISPLAY AUTO/ INPUT MODE MANUAL EDIT TITLE TITLE CANCEL EDIT SEARCH INPUT CHECK CLEAR ENTER CHARAC SPACE DELETE A B C D E F...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    INTRODUCTION Thank you for purchasing this YAMAHA product. We hope it will give you many years of trouble-free enjoyment. For the best performance, read this manual carefully. It will guide you in operating your YAMAHA product. FEATURES • Random Access Programmable Play •...
  • Page 8: Precautions

    YAMAHA will not be held responsible for any damage resulting from use of this unit with a voltage other than that which is specified.
  • Page 9: Names Of Buttons, Controls, And Indicators

    FRONT PANEL (see the illustration on page 1 STANDBY/ON switch (5) 2 Disc insert slot (7) 3 7 (stop) button (7) 4 8 (pause) button (7) 5 ) (eject) button (7) 6 3 (play) button (7) REAR PANEL (see the illustration on page 1 LINE OUT jacks (4) 2 LINE IN jacks (4) 3 AC power cord (4)
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    GETTING STARTED Connecting the unit to the CRX-M5 Never plug the AC power cord into the wall outlet until all other connections are completed. Follow the steps below to connect to the CRX-M5 using the supplied cords and accessories. LINE LINE DIGITAL SYSTEM...
  • Page 11: Turning On/Off The Unit

    Digital connections If you have another MD deck or DAT deck, you can make direct digital recording and enhance the sound quality for recording by connecting the OPTICAL OUT jack of the unit and the OPTICAL IN jack of another unit with the optical fiber cable.
  • Page 12: Preparing The Remote Control Transmitter

    GETTING STARTED Preparing the remote control transmitter Loading the batteries for the remote control transmitter Remove the battery compartment cover. Insert 2 AAA size batteries into the battery compartment. – – Replace the battery compartment cover. Battery replacement If you find that the remote control transmitter must be used closer to the main unit than usual, the batteries are weak.
  • Page 13: Playback

    MD playback STANDBY/ON STANDBY/ON REC LEVEL – POWER AUTO POWER RANDOM REPEAT PAUSE DISPLAY AUTO/ INPUT MODE MANUAL EDIT TITLE TITLE CANCEL EDIT SEARCH INPUT CHECK CLEAR ENTER CHARAC SPACE DELETE A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S...
  • Page 14: Selecting The Time Display

    PLAYBACK To play a specific track on the disc Direct play Select a desired track by using the number buttons. (Example: To select 235, press +100 twice so that “2 – –” appears in the display, and press + 10 three times so that “2 3 –”...
  • Page 15: Random-Sequence Play

    TOTAL Total playing time TOTAL Total remaining time REMAIN Remaining recordable time Disc title or track title Getting Started Random-sequence play The unit can play all the tracks on an MD in a random sequence selected by the unit’s microcomputer. RANDOM AUTO POWER RANDOM REPEAT...
  • Page 16: Repeat Play

    PLAYBACK Repeat play You can play a disc repeatedly. REPEAT AUTO POWER RANDOM REPEAT PAUSE DISPLAY AUTO/ INPUT MODE MANUAL EDIT TITLE TITLE CANCEL EDIT SEARCH INPUT CHECK CLEAR ENTER CHARAC SPACE DELETE A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S...
  • Page 17: Auto Pause Function

    Press PGM. The selected track is programmed. Program number Selected track number Repeat steps 3 and 4 to program more tracks. You can select the same track again. Press 3 to start program play. To stop program play mode Press 7. To cancel program play Press PGM so that “PGM”...
  • Page 18: Recording

    RECORDING Before recording MDs (Mini Disc) let you digitally record and play music with high quality sound. Another feature of MDs is track marking. The track marking feature lets you quickly locate a specific point or easily edit the recorded tracks.
  • Page 19 Press REC INPUT repeatedly to select the input connected to the sound source you want to record from. The selected indicator appears in the display. ANALOG TOTAL For normal recording from the LINE IN input (Ex. Tuner, tape deck,etc.) DIGITAL TOTAL For digital recording from the DIGITAL IN input...
  • Page 20: Cd Synchronized Recording

    Both units stop automatically when recording is finished. To stop CD synchronized recording Press 7 (CRX-M5) or 7 (MDX-M5). When you press 7 (MDX-M5) and the REC END WRITING function set to ON, the CRX-M5 stops about 10 seconds after you press the button. Notes •...
  • Page 21: Monaural Recording

    “REC” and “8” appear in the display. Start playing the program source to be recorded. Press REC or 8 to start recording. To stop recording Press 7 (MDX-M5). To pause recording Press 8. Press 8 again or REC to resume recording.
  • Page 22: Changing Recording Mode

    RECORDING Changing recording mode In this mode, you can change the level and time settings to make the unit write track numbers automatically (Auto track marking function), and set the REC END WRITING function to ON/OFF. AUTO POWER RANDOM REPEAT PAUSE DISPLAY AUTO/...
  • Page 23: Editing

    Before you start editing One of the main advantages of the MD is its editing capabilities, you can remove the commercials from a radio broadcast, arrange the songs in the order you want, remove songs, combine songs, and name titles. Edit functions The unit offers the following editing operations.
  • Page 24: Erase

    EDITING Erase This function lets you erase unwanted tracks quickly and easily. When you erase a track, the total number of tracks on the MD decreases by one and all the tracks following the erased one are renumbered. Caution for erasing Check carefully the portion to be erased, as you cannot undo an edit once any additional edit has been performed.
  • Page 25: Move

    Repeat step 4 for more settings if required. • You can check the settings by pressing 1/¡. • You can undo the last track number you set by pressing DELETE. Press ENTER. Press ENTER. To cancel the Erase function Press EDIT while editing. Note •...
  • Page 26 EDITING Press 4/¢ repeatedly or turn the jog dial to select the new track number. New track number Press SET or ENTER. Press ENTER. The unit pause at the beginning of the moved track. To move more than one track at once You can move several tracks at once.
  • Page 27: Combine

    Combine This function lets you combine two consecutive tracks into one. After you combine the tracks, the total number of tracks decreases by one and the tracks are automatically renumbered. For example: Combining track 2 and 4 Original tracks Tracks after combining AUTO POWER RANDOM REPEAT...
  • Page 28: Divide

    EDITING 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 listen to, you can access it quickly by using the skip function.
  • Page 29: Titling

    Titling This function lets you title recorded MDs and individual tracks. Titles may consist of capital and small letters, numbers, and symbols for a maximum of 80 characters for each title. When titling, you can use the preset names memorized in the unit to title quickly.
  • Page 30 EDITING Press CHARAC to select the type of character. Each time you press CHARAC, the type of character changes as follows: Capital letters (space, A, B, C, … Y, Z) Small letters (space, a, b, c, … y, z) Figures, symbols, and preset numbers (0, 1, 2, …...
  • Page 31: Other Operations

    Title search You can easily locate a desired track using the title you input. AUTO POWER RANDOM REPEAT PAUSE DISPLAY AUTO/ INPUT MODE MANUAL EDIT TITLE TITLE CANCEL EDIT SEARCH INPUT TITLE SEARCH CHECK CLEAR ENTER CHARAC SPACE DELETE A B C D E F G H I J K L...
  • Page 32: Additional Information

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 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 33: About Copy Protection

    About copy protection As a digital audio component, the unit conforms with the Serial Copy Manager System (SCMS) standards. The Serial Copy Manager 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 34: Troubleshooting

    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. When you repair the unit, the CRX-M5 may be needed.
  • Page 35: Display Massages

    When using the unit, the following messages may appear in the display. The meaning of the displayed messages are: DISPLAYED MESSAGE NO DISC UNLOCK SCMS ON Not Audio DISC FULL TITLE FULL BLANK DISC NO TRACKS READING WRITING DISC ERROR EDIT NOW! CAN’T EDIT ok? (blinking)
  • Page 36: Specifications

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION As a part of policy of continuous improvement, YAMAHA reserves the right to make design and specification changes for product improvement without prior notice. The performance specification figures indicated are nominal values of production. Digital audio system System ... MiniDisc digital audio system Frequency response (20 Hz to 20 kHz) ...
  • Page 37 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 VÄSTRA FRÖLUNDA, SWEDEN YAMAHA MUSIC AUSTRALIA PTY, LTD. 17-33 MARKET ST., SOUTH MELBOURNE, 3205 VIC., AUSTRALIA Klassmärkning för Finland...