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RCA RTS635 User Manual

RCA RTS635 User Manual

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Home Theater Sound Bar
User Manual
It is important to read this instruction book prior to using your new product for the
first time.
Safety Precautions
FCC InFormatIon
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on,
the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
WARNING: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
For CuStomerS In Canada
This apparatus complies with the Class B limits for radio noise emission set out in radio
interference regulations.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
• The AC adapter is used as disconnect device and it should remain readily operable
during intended used. In order to disconnect the unit from the mains completely, the
AC adapter should be disconnected from the mains socket outlet completely.
• The AC adapter of unit should not be obstructed OR should be easily accessed during
intended use.
• Minimum 10 cm (4 inches) distances around the unit for sufficient ventilations.
• The ventilation should not be impeded by covering the ventilation openings with
items such as newspaper, table-cloths, curtains, etc.
• No naked flame sources such as lighted candles should be placed on the unit.
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• Should any objects or liquids fall into the unit, disconnect the power supply and have
the unit checked by qualified personnel before any further operation.
• The unit shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and that no objects filled with
liquid, such as vases, shall be placed on the unit.
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Never use the unit where it would be subject to:
- Heat sources such as radiators or air ducts.
- Direct sunlight.

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Some of the following information may
10. Protect the AC power cord from being
not apply to your particular product;
walked on or pinched particularly
however, as with any electronic product,
at the power plug, convenience
precautions should be observed during
receptacles, and the point where
handling and use.
they exit from the apparatus.
Read these instructions.
11. Only use attachments/accessories
Keep these instructions.
specified by the manufacturer.
Heed all warnings.
12. Use only with the
Follow all instructions.
cart, stand, tripod,
Do not use this apparatus near
Clean only with a dry cloth.
manufacturer, or sold
with the apparatus.
openings. Install in accordance with
the manufacturer's instructions.
used, use caution
Do not install near any heat sources
when moving the cart/apparatus
such as radiators, heat registers,
combination to avoid injury from tip-
stoves, or other apparatus (including
amplifiers) that produce heat.
13. Unplug
Do not defeat the safety purpose of
lightning storms or when unused for
the polarized or grounding-type. A
long periods of time.
polarized power plug has two blades
14. Refer all servicing to qualified service
with one wider than the other. A
personnel. Servicing is required when
grounding type power plug has two
the apparatus has been damaged in
blades and a third grounding prong.
any way, such as the AC power cord is
The wide blade or the third prong is
damaged, liquid has spilled or objects
provided for your safety. When the
have fallen into the apparatus, the
provided power cord does not fit
apparatus has been exposed to
into your AC power outlet, consult
rain or moisture, does not operate
an electrician for replacement of the
normally, or has been dropped.
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Remote control (with battery) ..............................................................................................x 1
AC power adapter .....................................................................................................................x 1
Audio Cable ................................................................................................................................ x 1
remote Control
uSIng the remote Control
Take out the plastic sheet before
• Point the remote control at the REMOTE
operating the Remote Control.
SENSOR located on the unit (see Front Panel
illustration for precise location).
• When there is a strong ambient light
source, the perform ance of the infrared
REMOTE SENSOR may be degraded, causing
unreliable operation.
• The
for remote operation is about 16 feet (5
2. Insert one CR2032 (3V) size battery.
to Change remote Battery
1. Open the battery door.
Battery rePlaCement
When the battery becomes weak, the operating distance of the remote control is
greatly reduced and you will need to replace it.
Note: If the remote control is not going to be used for a long time, remove the battery
to avoid damage caused by battery leakage corrosion.
• Do not dispose of battery in fire; battery may explode or leak.
• Do not expose battery to excessive heat such as bright sunshine, fire or similar heat
• Possibility of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace with only the same
or equivalent type..
Caution: When discarding battery, environmental problems must be considered and
local rules or laws governing the disposal of these battery must be strictly followed.
location of Controls
Sound Bar
TREBLE + / - button
AUX 1 L / R jack
BASS + / - button
10. AUX 2 L / R jack
VOLUME + / - button
11. DC IN jack
SOURCE button
12. Power indicator / Remote Sensor
POWER button
Indicator OFF: Unit is in standby mode.
Portable Cart
AUX 1 / LEVEL indicator
Indicator ON: Unit is turned on.
AUX 2 / LEVEL indicator
13. LINE IN 3.5mm jack
LINE IN / LEVEL indicator
remote Control
AUX 1 button
AUX 2 button
LINE IN button
VOL + / - button
BASS + / - button
TREBLE + / - button
MUTE button
Power Supply
uSIng the aC adaPter
Using an AC adapter other than the one supplied with the unit may damage the unit.
• Before use, ensure the rated voltage of the adapter matches your local voltage.
• The included AC adapter is for use with this unit only. Do not use it with other
• If you are not going to use the unit for a long time, disconnect the AC adapter from
the wall outlet.
• Whenever the AC adapter is plugged in to a wall outlet, the AC adapter will draw
some power, even when the Sound Bar is turned off.
auX 1 or auX 2
lIne In
Use the supplied Audio cable to connect
Plug one end of a 3.5mm cable (not
AUX 1 or AUX 2 on the Sound Bar (rear
included) into the LINE IN jack (front
panel) to the AUDIO OUT of the your TV,
panel) on the Sound Bar into your iPod®
Set-Top Box or Blu-ray/DVD Player. Be
or other audio devices.
sure to match connector colors.
Configuring the Stands for Wall-mount applications
The Sound Bar can be placed freestanding on a table or mounted on a wall. If you
choose to mount the Sound Bar on a wall, please follow instructions below for
removing the stands.
Using a screwdriver, remove the stands from their original configuration (freestanding)
as shown and re-attach to the Sound Bar in the configuration as shown (for wall-
For Freestanding
For Wall-mount
• We recommend that Wall-mounting be carried out by a professional. The stands'
"key-holes" are intended for use with #8 (Imperial) or M4 (Metric) pan head
screws. Additional or alternative parts may be needed for certain types of wall
• Make sure that the wall-mount is fixed securely enough so that it meets safety
• Allow at least 2"(5 cm) separation in all directions between the Sound Bar and other
AV equipment (such as your TV or Set-Top Box).
• It is recommended that all cables (AC adapter and Audio cables) be connected to
the Sound Bar before placing it on the wall.
Basic operation
1. Press POWER to turn
on the unit - the
POWER indicator on
front of Sound Bar will
turn on.
2. Press SOURCE to select
AUX 1, AUX 2 or LINE
IN source (input). The
LEDs located on top of
Sound Bar will indicate
the currently-selected
3. Press VOLUME +/- ,
BASS +/- or TREBLE +/-
to adjust VOLUME,Bass
or Treble levels. When
Bass or Treble, the three
LEDs will temporarily
display the current
illustration below).
The unit does
• Make sure it is plugged in.
not switch on.
• Press the POWER button located on the top of the Sound Bar,
and check to see if the POWER indicator turns on. The POWER
indicator is located on the front of the Sound Bar.
I have no sound.
• Press the VOL + button located on the top of the Sound Bar.
• Ensure the source you've selected is outputting audio. If you're
using"audio out"from your TV, please ensure your TV is configured
to output audio (see TV's menu settings).
• Ensure your AV connections are properly made (ensure you don't
have any loose connections).
• Ensure you've selected the correct source (input) - the LEDs
located on the top of the Sound Bar will indicate the currently-
selected source (input).
• Please ensure you've removed the plastic sheet from the battery
The remote
compartment. If battery is weak, please replace the battery and
control doesn't
ensure the new battery is installed correctly.
• Please ensure there is nothing blocking the remote sensor on the
front of the Sound Bar.
limited Warranty
AVC MULTIMEDIA ("AVC") makes the following limited warranty. This limited warranty extend to
the original consumer purchaser and is limited to non-commercial use of the product.
one year Parts & labor Warranty
AVC products purchased in the United States are warranted to be free from defects in materials
or workmanship for a period of one year from the date of their original retail purchase. If the unit
fails to conform to this warranty, we will service the product using new or refurbished parts and
products, at AVC's sole discretion.
During a period of one year from the effective warranty date, AVC will provide, when needed,
service labor to repair a manufacturing defect at its designated Service Center. To obtain warranty
service in the United States, you must first call our Customer Support Center at 1-800-506-5746
or 1-877-252-6873, during the hours listed in the box below. The determination of service will be
AUTHORIZATION. New or remanufactured replacements for defective parts or products will be
used for repairs by AVC at its designated Service Center for one year from the effective warranty
date. Such replacement parts or products are warranted for an additional one year from the date
of repair or replacement. The Customer will be required to ship the unit to the Service Center
indicated at the time Customer Support is contacted to make the necessary repairs. The customer
is responsible for all transportation charges to the service facility.
Packaging and Shipping Instruction
When you send the product to the AVC service facility you must use the original carton box and
packing material or an equivalent as designated by AVC.
lImIted Warranty
your responsibility
(1) You must retain the original sale receipt to provide proof of purchase.
(2) These warranties are effective only if the product is purchased and operated in the U.S.A. or
(3) Warranties extend only to defects in material or workmanship, and do not extend to any
product or parts which have been lost or discarded, or damage to product or parts caused by
misuse, accident, improper operation or maintenance, or use in violation of instructions provided
with the product, or to product which has been altered or modified without authorization of AVC,
or to products or parts thereof which have had the serial number removed or changed.
out of Warranty
In the event your product requires repair after the limited warranty period has expired, please
contact our Customer Support Center at 1-800-506-5746, 1-877-252-6873 or www.RCAav.
Hours: Monday–Thursday: 9am–7pm, Friday: 9am–5pm, Saturday: 9am–NOON Eastern time.
Important: You are responsible for any transportation, shipping or insurance relative to the
return of product to our Product Returns Cente
All warranties implied by state law, including the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness
for a particular purpose, are expressly limited to the duration of the limited warranties set forth
above. With the exception of any warranties implied by state law as hereby limited, the foregoing
warranty is exclusive and in lieu of all other warranties, guarantees, agreements and similar
obligations of manufacturer or seller with respect to the repair or replacement of any parts. In no
event shall AVC be liable for consequential or incidental damages.
No person, agent, distributor, dealer or company is authorized to change, modify or extend the
terms of these warranties in any manner whatsoever. The time within action must be commenced
to enforce any obligation of AVC arising under the warranty or under any statute, or law of the
United States or any state thereof, is hereby limited to one year from the date of purchase. This
limitation does not apply to implied warranties arising under state law.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights, which may vary,
from state to state. Some states do not allow limitation on how long an implied warranty lasts,
when an action may be brought, or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
damages, so the above provisions may not apply to you.
For more information on other products and services, please visit our web site at www.RCAav.
Important: Also keep your "Bill of Sale" as proof of purchase.
Serial no ................................................................... Invoice no ..................................................................................
Date purchased ..................................................... Dealer name .............................................................................
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