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General Information; Maintenance - Kenwood HM-438USB Instruction Manual

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Cleaning the cabinet
• Use a soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild detergent
solution. Do not use a solution containing alcohol, spirits,
ammonia or abrasive.
Cleaning discs
• When a disc becomes dirty, clean it with a cleaning cloth,
wipe the disc from the center out. Do not wipe in circular
• Do not use solvents such as benzene, thinner commercially
available cleaners, or antistatic spray intended for analogue
Cleaning the heads and tape path
• To ensure good recording and playback quality, clean the
heads, the capstans and pressure rollers after every 50 hours
of tape operation.
• Use a cotton swab slight moistened with cleaning fl uid.
• You also can clean the heads by playing a cleaning tape once.
Caution on condensation
Condensation (of dew) may occur inside the unit
when there is a great diff erence in temperature
between this unit and the outside. This unit may
not function properly if condensation occurs. In this
case, leave the unit for a few hours and restart the
operation after the condensation has dried up.
Be specially cautious against condensation in the
following circumstances:
When this unit is carried from one place to another
across a large diff erence in temperature, when the
humidity in the room where this unit is installed
increases, etc.
Warning notice
In most cases it is an infringement of copyright to
make copies of tapes or discs without the permission
of the copyright owners. Anyone wishing to copy
commercially available tapes or disc should contact
the mechanical copyright protection society limited
or the performing rights society limited.



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