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Scan/Manual Tuning Fm; Operating The Radio - Makita BMR101 Instruction Manual

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Operating the radio

This radio equips with three tuning methods - Scan tuning,
Manual tuning and Memory presets recall.
Selecting a station - DAB
1. Press the Power button to switch on your radio.
2. Select the DAB mode by pressing the Band button.
3. Press the Advanced setting button and rotate the
Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button to scroll
through the list of available stations.
4. Press and release the Volume/Tuning Control/Select
knob/button to select the station. The display will show
"Tuning..." while your radio is finding the new station.
5. Adjust the desired volume setting by rotating the
Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button.
Display modes - DAB
Your radio has a range of display options in the DAB
mode:
1. Press the Info button to cycle through the various
options as shown in the following letters. (a. to h.)
a. Station name
b. Program type
c. Multiplex name
d. Time & date
e. Frequency and channel
f.
Bit rate/Audio type
g. Signal strength
Finding new stations - DAB
From time to time, new DAB radio stations may become
available. Or you may have moved to a different part of
the country. In this case you may need to activate your
radio to scan for new stations.
In order that the radio may find the available stations it is
recommended to carry out a full scan of the entire DAB
Band III frequencies.
1. Press and release the Auto Tune button.
2. Your radio will perform a full scan of the DAB
frequencies. As new stations are found, the station
counter on the right side in the display will increase
and stations will be added to the list.
Manual tuning - DAB
Manual tuning allows you to tune your radio to a particular
DAB frequency in Band III. This function can also be used
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Indicates the station name
being listened to.
Indicates the type of station
being listened to e.g. Pop,
Classic, News, etc.
Indicates the name of the
DAB multiplex to which the
current station belongs.
Indicates the current time and
date.
Indicates the frequency and
channel number for the
currently tuned DAB station.
Indicates the digital audio bit
rate and audio type for the
currently tuned DAB station.
Indicates the signal strength
for the currently tuned DAB
station.
to assist the positioning of the antenna or the radio so as
to optimize reception for a specific channel or frequency.
1. Press the Advanced setting button and rotate the
Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button until the
display shows "Manual tune." Press and release the
Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button to enter the
manual tuning mode.
2. Rotate the Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button
to select the desired DAB channel. Press and release
the Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button to tune
to the chosen frequency.
Dynamic Range Control (DRC) - DAB
The DRC facility can make quieter sounds easier to hear
when your radio is used in a noisy environment.
There are three levels of compression:
DRC 0
No compression applied
DRC 1/2
Medium compression applied
DRC 1
Maximum compression applied
1. Press the Power button to switch on your radio.
2. Press the Band button to select the DAB band.
3. Press the Advanced setting button and rotate the
Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button until "DRC
value" appears on the display. Then press and release
the Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button. The
display will show the current DRC value.
4. Rotate the Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button
to select the desired DRC setting.
5. Press and release the Volume/Tuning Control/Select
knob/button to confirm the setting. The display's
condition will return to be normal.
Station order setup - DAB
Your radio has 3 station order settings from which you can
choose. The station order settings are alphanumeric,
ensemble and valid station.
1. Press and release the Advanced setting button.
2. Rotate the Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button
until "Station order" appears on the display, then press
and release the Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/
button to enter the setting.
Alphanumeric
Rotate the Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button until
"Alphanumeric" appears on the display. Your radio will
now select stations in alphanumeric order A...Z 0...9.
Ensemble stations
Rotate the Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button until
"Ensemble" appears on the display. Your radio will now
organize the station list by DAB multiplex.
Valid stations
Rotate the Volume/Tuning Control/Select knob/button until
"Valid" appears on the display. The display will show only
those which signals the radio can find.
Scan Tuning - FM
1. Press and release the Power button to turn on the
radio.

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