Emerson HD8115 Owner's Manual

Emerson HD8115 Owner's Manual

Personal cd-r/rw player with 60 second electronic anti-skip protection, and am/fm stereo radio


Personal CD-R/RW Player
with 60 Second Electronic
Anti-Skip Protection,
and AM/FM Stereo Radio
Visit our web site at www.emersonradio.com
12/10/2005, 11:35


Table of Contents

Summary of Contents for Emerson HD8115

  • Page 1 Personal CD-R/RW Player with 60 Second Electronic Anti-Skip Protection, and AM/FM Stereo Radio OWNER’ S MANUAL HD8115 Visit our web site at www.emersonradio.com HD8115_B101205.p65 12/10/2005, 11:35...
  • Page 2 Thank you... For purchasing this Emerson Personal CD Player with AM/FM Radio. The CD player has a 20 track programmable memory so you can listen to the songs on your favorite CD's in any order you choose. Or you can use the Shuffle playback feature and let the player randomly select the playback order for you.
  • Page 3: Important Notes

    IMPORTANT NOTES WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. Avoid installing the unit in locations described below: • Places exposed to direct sunlight or close to heat radiating appliances such as electric heaters. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT APPAREIL Á...
  • Page 4: Preparation For Use

    PREPARATION FOR USE Remove The Transit Card This personal CD player is shipped with a dummy CD ‘ transit card’ inside the CD compartment. The purpose of this card is to prevent the laser from moving during shipment of the product. This card must be removed before using the CD player.
  • Page 5 • The housing of the AC adapter may become warm during operation. This is normal. • The female plug of the AC adapter must be completely disconnected from the CD player in order to operate the player on batteries. HD8115_B101205.p65 12/10/2005, 11:35...
  • Page 6: Installing The Batteries

    Installing The Batteries 1.) Open the battery compartment door on the bottom cabinet by sliding it in the direction of the arrow and then lifting it open. To prevent loss, the door cannot be removed from the unit. 2.) Insert 2 "AA" batteries (not included) into the compartment.
  • Page 7 Connecting The Stereo Headphones Connect the plug of the supplied stereo headphones to the headphone the right side of the cabinet. NOTE: Make sure the headphone plug is inserted into the headphone as far as it will go. If the plug is not fully inserted, you may only hear sound from one side of the headphones.
  • Page 8: Location Of Controls And Indicators

  • Page 9 1.) HOLD Switch. 2.) DC 4.5V Input Jack – Connect an AC adapter (not included) to this jack to use 120V 60Hz house current. 3.) LCD Display – Shows Track number, Playing time, Anti-Skip status, Program, Repeat, Shuffle, and Intro modes. 4.) EQ Button –...
  • Page 10: Lcd Display Indicators

    LCD DISPLAY INDICATORS 1.) SRR (Surround), ROCK, POP Indicators – Appears when repeatedly pressing the EQ button to select the corresponding EQ setting. 2.) Repeat 1/ALL Indicators – Appears when the Repeat playback mode is selected. 3.) PGM (Program) Indicator – Appears when programming tracks or playing programmed tracks.
  • Page 11: Hold Switch

    The HOLD switch (on the left side cabinet) must be in the ‘ Off’ (left) position to start the CD player. If you plan to carry the CD player in a handbag, briefcase, school bag, back pack, etc, slide the HOLD switch to the ‘ On’ (right) position.
  • Page 12 Electronic Anti-Skip Protection This CD player is equipped with automatic 60 second Electronic Anti-Skip Protection and that will eliminate virtually all skipping during most active uses. When you press the PLAY/PAUSE button to begin playback, the player immediately begins to store 60 seconds of music in a solid state memory that is impervious to shock.
  • Page 13: Normal Cd Playback

    IMPORTANT: This CD player can play normal CDs plus CD Recordable (CD-R) and CD ReWritable (CD-RW) discs. However the playability of CD-R/RW discs may be affected by the type of software that was used in ‘ ripping’ the tracks from the original discs and ‘...
  • Page 14 5.) Press the PLAY/PAUSE show two flashing dashes “– –” as the player reads the disc. The total tracks and playing time will appear briefly in the display and then the playback will begin on track ‘ 01’ . The display will show the elapsed playing time of the track being played.
  • Page 15 SKIP/SEARCH ( ) CONTROLS Press the SKIP FWD. or SKIP REV. buttons repeatedly during playback to skip to higher or lower numbered tracks. Playback will begin on the selected track. To search within a track at high speed to locate a specific musical passage depress and hold either the SKIP FWD.
  • Page 16: Mode Button

    MODE Button Pressing the MODE button during CD playback cycles the player through the following four special playback modes: 1 (Repeat 1) ALL (Repeat All) INTRO SHUF (Shuffle) Playback. Repeat Playback The player can be programmed to continuously repeat a single track or the entire disc automatically.
  • Page 17 INTRO (Intro Scan) Playback The Intro Scan feature plays only the first 10 seconds of each track on the disc. This feature is useful when you are trying to find a particular song but you cannot remember the title. 1.) Load your disc in the player as usual and press the PLAY/PAUSE to begin playback.
  • Page 18: Programmed Playback

    Programmed Playback You can program up to 20 tracks on a disc to play in any desired order. NOTE: You can program a disc either during Playback or in Stop mode. 1.) Press the PROG. button once. The Program Number ‘ 01’ appears. The PGM indicator and the the track number ‘...
  • Page 19: Listening To The Radio

    The AM antenna is located inside the cabinet of the CD player. If AM reception is weak, try changing the position of the CD player itself until the internal antenna is pointing in the general direction of the radio transmitter. This should provide improved reception.
  • Page 20: Care And Maintenance

    CARE AND MAINTENANCE Cleaning the Cabinet Wipe with a soft cloth. If the cabinet is very dirty, dampen the cloth with a weak solution of neutral detergent and water, and then wipe clean. Cleaning the Lens A dirty lens will cause sound skipping and, if the lens is very dirty, the CD may not work.
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting Guide

    Try another disc. Clean or replace disc. Set Function switch to AM or FM position as desired. Extend headphone cord fully. reception is obtained. SERVICE PLEASE CALL: 1-800-898-9020 Emerson Radio Corp., Consumer Affairs Dept., 5101 Statesman Drive, Irving, TX 75063. 12/10/2005, 11:35...
  • Page 22 For repair or replacement, pack your unit in a padded box, enclose your check or money order payable to Emerson Radio Corp. in the amount of $9.00 (not required by California residents) to cover shipping and handling costs, and enclose a copy of your proof of purchase.
  • Page 23 EMERSON Part No.16-2960B Printed in China 510-01 HD8115_B101205.p65 12/10/2005, 11:35...

Table of Contents