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Location And Function Of Contro Ls - Sony PCM-F1 Operating Instructions Manual

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LOCATION AND FUNCTION OF CONTRO LS
Before
plugg
ing
in
or
attempt ing
to operate
the
unit, we suggest
that
you
fam iliarize yourself
with
all
its switches and contro ls
.
Each number
in
the photo is keyed
to
the
descriptive text.
FRONT
PANEL
LED peak
program meters
COPY PROH IBITING
indicator
EMPHAS
IS
indicato
r
0
POWER switch
MUTE (muting) indicator
HEADPHONES ATI (attenuation)
con trol
POWER switch
Press
to turn on the
power.
The LED
peak program meters wi ll il-
luminate.
To turn
the
power off,
press
the switch again.
f) HEADPHONES ATT
(attenuation)
control
This control adjusts the volume at
the headphones.
At the
"0"
posi-
tion, the rated output is obtained. When this control is set to the
"6"
position,
the
level
is
redu
ced
by 6 dB,
and
by
sett
ing
it
to
"
12",
"18"
or "24",
the
level
is
reduced by that amount of decibels f rom
the rated
output
obtained at the
"0"
position.
0
HEADPHONES jack (stereo phone
jack)
Headphones
may be inserted either
to
monitor
the
input signals to
be recorded or
to
listen
to a recording
in
the
playback
mode.
0
MUTE
(m uting)
indicator
If the video cassette recorder
is
not
transporting tape
at
the proper
playback speed (for example, when
the
tape
first beg ins to move),
or
if many dropouts occur, this indicator will
li
ght up. W hen the
in-
dicator
lights
up with the MUTING switch set
t
o
ON, the muting cir-
c uit
will activate.
0
EMPHASIS
indicator
When recording and playback are made with this unit, the em-
phasis circuit
incorporated
in
the unit act ivates during
recording
(pre-emphasis) and playback (de-emphasis) and the
EMPHASIS
in-
dicator illuminates.
When a
tape
recorded without pre-emphas is wi
th
a
PCM
d
ig
ital
audio
processor other
than
th is un it is played back with
th
is
unit,
the
EMPHASIS
indicator
will not
illuminate.
8
()COPY
PROHIBITING indicator
When a tape
with
a
tape
copy proh
ibiting
code is played
back,
this
indicator
wi ll light
up
to
show
that
a
digital
tape
copy
cannot be
made.
8TRACKING
indicator
When you press the
METER
selector, the lower
LED
peak
program
meter wil
l
be
changed to
a tracking meter, and the
TRACKING in-
dicator wi
II
light
up.
0
LED
peak
program
meters
Th
ese meters
show
the
peak input
level
of
each
channel
during
recording, and
the recorded
level
during
playback.
They follow the
transient
peaks
of high-level
inputs
that are
t
oo
brief
to
be
fo llowed
by conventional VU meters so that
t
he
opti
mum
recording
level
can
be accurately set. For
easy
read ing,
the
meters hold
th
e
highest
peak wh ile
indicating the vary
ing
levels
lower
than
the
peak.
While the BATT CHECK button is kept
depressed, the
upper meter
for the
left
(L) channel shows
t
he
battery
pack
condition.
When the METER
selector
is
pressed,
th
e lower
meter for
the
right
(R)
c
han
nel
shows
the t
racking condit
ion
of the
video
cassette
recorder.

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