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200 watts 2.1 speaker system with wired digital controller.
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INTRODUCTION
W e l com e t o t h e e xt r aordinary w orl d of Al t e c L ans ing h igh f ide l it y s ound.
Th e 621 is an am pl if ie d m ul t im e dia s pe ak e r s ys t e m de l iv e ring 200
w at t s of t ot al s ys t e m pow e r e s pe cial l y de s igne d f or a v arie t y of pe rs onal
audio de v ice s s uch as M P3 pl aye rs , DV D pl aye rs , CD pl aye rs , cas s e t t e
pl aye rs , pe rs onal com put e r s ys t e m s , gam ing cons ol e s and v arious
ot h e r vide o/ audio s ource s .
FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS
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200 W at t s t ot al s ys t e m pow e r; 100 W at t s t rue RMS.
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Front -f iring, w oode n s ubw oof e r f e at ure s a 6.5"
(165 m m ) driv e r f or e xt e nde d l ow f r e q ue ncy re s pons e .
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Se parat e Subw oof e r v ol um e cont rol f or f ine -t uning
s ys t e m bal ance and ov e ral l s ys t e m l ow v ol um e / h igh
v ol um e pe r f orm ance .
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2 Sat e l l it e s pe ak e rs e ach de s igne d w it h a 1" (24 m m )
t w e e t e r and 3" (75 m m ) f ul l range driv e r de l iv e ring cris p,
cl e ar h igh and s m oot h m id-bas s .
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Se parat e w ire d Digit al Cont rol l e r incl uding pow e r on/ of f
and v ol um e cont rol , al l ow s opt im um s pe ak e r pl ace m e nt
w it h out w orrying about cont r ol acce s s .
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2 audio input s t o al l ow m ixing of audio s ignal s f r om
t w o audio s ource s
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Dual angl e Sat e l l it e s t ands f or opt im um audio
pos it ioning.
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AAC1 Y-Adapt e r incl ude d f or e as y conne ct ion
t o gam ing cons ol e s .
Th e s at e l l it e s pe ak e rs are m agne t ical l y s h ie l de d t o pre v e nt col or
dis t or t ion on v ide o dis pl ays . H ow e v e r, t h e s ubw oof e r is not m agne t ical l y
s h ie l de d and s h oul d not be pl ace d in cl os e proxim it y t o a com put e r
m onit or, t e l e v is ion or com put e r h ard driv e .
IMPORTANT
I f you e xpe rie nce any dif f icul t ie s w it h your s pe ak e r s ys t e m , ch e ck t h e
Troubleshooting s e ct ion of t h is Guide . Th e ans w e rs t o m os t s e t up and
pe r f orm ance q ue s t ions can be f ound t h e re . I f you cannot f ind t h e
inf orm at ion you ne e d, pl e as e cal l our cus t om e r s e rvice t e am f or
as s is t ance be f ore re t urning t h e s pe ak e rs t o your re t ail e r unde r t h e ir
re t urn pol icy. W e ' re av ail abl e 7 days a w e e k f or your conv e nie nce :
Monday to Friday:
8:00 am t o 12:00 m idnigh t
Saturday & Sunday:
9 :00 am t o 5:00 pm
1-800-ALTEC-88 (1-800-258-3288)
Color Coding:
Not ice t h at t h e input j ack s on t h e s ubw oof e r are
col or code d t o pre v e nt e rrors . Th e pl ugs t h at are ins e rt e d int o t h e s e
j ack s h av e m at ch ing col ors . As an e xam pl e , t h e l e f t f r ont s pe ak e r
s at e l l it e h as a brow n conne ct ing pl ug. Th e pl ug is ins e r t e d int o t h e l e f t
f ront j ack w it h t h e brow n col or s t r ip m ark ing. Al l ot h e r conne ct ions are
m ade in t h e s am e w ay.
CONNECTIONS
Do not ins e r t t h e pow e r pl ug int o an AC out l e t unt il al l conne ct ions are
m ade .
To ins ure f irs t -t im e ope rat ion as e xpe ct e d, pl e as e f ol l ow t h e s e t up
s e q ue nce be l ow care f ul l y in t h e orde r indicat e d:
1. Conne ct t h e orange pl ug f r om t h e 621 righ t s at e l l it e t o t h e j ack
m ark e d RI GH T at t h e re ar of t h e s ubw oof e r.
2. Conne ct t h e brow n pl ug f r om t h e 621 l e f t s at e l l it e t o t h e j ack m ark e d
L EFT at t h e re ar of t h e s ubw oof e r.
3. Conne ct t h e gray DIN pl ug f rom t h e Sys t e m Cont r ol l e r unit int o t h e
D I N j ack on t h e Subw oof e r. Not e t h at t h e DIN pl ug h as an arrow . Th e
arrow s h oul d be f ace d t o t h e righ t f or corre ct ins e r t ion int o t h e DI N j ack
on t h e s ubw oof e r. Pl e as e ins e r t t h is pl ug s e cure l y.
4. Turn of f t h e audio s ource de v ice (com put e r s ound card, por t abl e
m us ic s ys t e m , e t c.). Sh ut com put e r s ys t e m s dow n us ing t h e
m anuf act ure r's re com m e nde d proce dure s .
5. Conne ct t h e l im e gre e n audio pl ug f r om t h e MAIN I NPUT at t h e re ar
of t h e Subw oof e r t o t h e 3.5m m out put j ack on your audio s ource .
6. Opt ional : Conne ct a s e cond audio s ource t o t h e AUX I NPUT at t h e
back of t h e Subw oof e r. Se e How To Enhance Presentations With
Dialogue and Other Uses For The AUX (Auxiliary) Input be l ow .
7. Conne ct t h e pow e r cord (at back of Subw oof e r) t o an AC W al l s ock e t .
8. Th e unit is now re ady t o ope rat e . Turn on t h e audio s ource de v ice .
Note
: Al w ays t urn on your audio s ource de v ice be f ore t urning on your
Al t e c L ans ing 621 Spe ak e r Sys t e m . I f you t urn on t h e s pe ak e r s ys t e m
be f ore t urning on t h e audio s ource , you w il l h e ar a l oud PO P s ound
w h e n t h e audio de v ice is t urne d on.
9 . Turn on t h e Al t e c L ans ing 621 Spe ak e r Sys t e m .
Se e USE OF CONTR O L S be l ow .
USE OF CONTROLS
Power On/Off
Th e Pow e r O n/ O f f but t on is l ocat e d on t h e Sys t e m Cont rol l e r unit .
Pre s s t h e PO W ER but t on t o t urn on t h e s pe ak e r s ys t e m . Pus h it again
t o t urn t h e unit of f . A gre e n L ED pow e r indicat or on t h e bas e of t h e
cont rol l e r w il l gl ow t o s h ow pow e r is on.
Volume Control
A V ol um e Up but t on and a V ol um e Dow n but t on are l ocat e d on t h e
Sys t e m Cont r ol l e r unit . Re pe at e d pre s s ing of t h e but t ons ch ange s t h e
v ol um e s e t t ing by incre m e nt s .
Subwoofer Level Control (Bass Level)
W it h t h e Subw oof e r in t h e de s ire d l ocat ion, t h e Subw oof e r L e v e l cont r ol
is us e d t o m ix t h e v ol um e l e v e l of t h e Subw oof e r w it h t h e Sat e l l it e
s pe ak e rs . Mixing is us ual l y done by pl aying a w ide v arie t y of m us ic and
s pe e ch and adj us t ing t h e cont r ol unt il a nat ural s ound is obt aine d. Se e
PL ACEMENT O F SPEAKERS be l ow .
Main Input and the AUX (Auxiliary) Input
Bot h input s are e q ual . One input can be us e d f or t h e com put e r out put
and t h e ot h e r as de s cribe d in How To Enhance Presentations With
Dialogue be l ow . Mak e conne ct ions as de s cribe d in s t e p 5
(CO NNECTI O NS) abov e . Do not put t h e AC pow e r pl ug int o t h e w al l
out l e t be f ore al l conne ct ions are m ade .

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    What type of fuse does this take? Fast Acting or Slow Blow?