IMPORTANT for the U.K.
DO NOT cut off the mains plug from this equipment. If
the plug fitted is not suitable for the power points in your
home or the cable is too short to reach a power point,
then obtain an appropriate safety approved extension lead
or consult your dealer.
MICRO COMPONENT SYSTEM
BE SURE to replace the fuse only with an identical
approved type, as originally fitted.
If nonetheless the mains plug is cut off ensure to remove
the fuse and dispose of the plug immediately, to avoid a
—Consists of CA-UXGN5 and SP-UXGN5
possible shock hazard by inadvertent connection to the
If this product is not supplied fitted with a mains plug then
follow the instructions given below:
DO NOT make any connection to the terminal which is
marked with the letter E or by the safety earth symbol or
coloured green or green-and-yellow.
The wires in the mains lead on this product are coloured in
Thank you for purchasing a JVC product.
accordance with the following code:
As these colours may not correspond with the coloured
markings identifying the terminals in your plug proceed
The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to
the terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured
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The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to
the terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured
Warnings, Cautions and Others
IF IN DOUBT - CONSULT A COMPETENT ELECTRICIAN.
button in any position does not disconnect the mains
CAUTION: Proper Ventilation
Disconnect the mains plug to shut the power off completely
To avoid risk of electric shock and fire, and to prevent
(the STANDBY lamp goes off).
damage, locate the apparatus as follows:
1. Front: No obstructions and open spacing.
The MAINS plug or an appliance coupler is used as the
2. Sides/Top/Back: No obstructions should be placed in
disconnect device, the disconnect device shall remain readily
the areas shown by the dimensions below.
3. Bottom: Place on the level surface. Maintain an
• When the System is on standby, the STANDBY lamp lights
adequate air path for ventilation by placing on a stand
with a height of 10 cm or more.
• When the System is turned on, the STANDBY lamp goes
The power can be remote controlled.
To reduce the risk of electrical shocks, fire, etc.:
1. Do not remove screws, covers or cabinet.
2. Do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
This apparatus is in conformance with the valid European
directives and standards regarding electromagnetic
compatibility and electrical safety.
Excessive sound pressure from earphones or headphones
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can cause hearing loss.
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Battery shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as
sunshine, fire, or the like.
After unpacking, check to be sure that you have all the
Do not connect the AC power cord until all other connections have been made.
• Remote control, RM-SUXGN5R (× 1)
• Lithium coin battery (× 1: installed in the remote control)
• AM loop antenna (× 1)
• FM antenna (× 1)
If anything is missing, consult your dealer immediately.
Prepare the Remote Control
When you use the remote control for the first time, pull out
the insulation sheet.
To Replace the Battery in the Remote Control
Lithium coin battery
(product number: CR2025)
To connect the FM antenna (supplied)
• Store the battery in a place where children cannot reach. If
Extend it so that you can obtain the best reception.
a child accidentally swallows the battery, consult a doctor
• To prevent the battery from overheating, cracking, or starting
FM antenna (supplied)
– Do not recharge, short, disassemble or heat the battery or
dispose of it in a fire.
– Do not leave the battery with other metallic materials.
– Wrap the battery with tape and insulate when throwing
away or saving it.
– Do not poke the battery with tweezers or similar tools.
• Dispose of battery in the proper manner, according to federal,
To assemble the AM loop antenna (supplied)
state, and local regulations.
AM loop antenna
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
IMPORTANT FOR LASER PRODUCTS
Information for Users on Disposal of Old Equipment
1. CLASS 1 LASER PRODUCT
2. CAUTION: Do not open the top cover or cabinet. There
are no user serviceable parts inside the unit; leave all
servicing to qualified service personnel.
3. CAUTION: Visible and/or invisible class 1M laser radiation
when open. Do not view directly with optical instruments.
4. REPRODUCTION OF LABEL: CAUTION LABEL, PLACED
INSIDE THE UNIT.
• Do not block the ventilation openings or holes. (If the
ventilation openings or holes are blocked by a newspaper or
cloth, etc., the heat may not be able to get out.)
• Do not place any naked flame sources, such as lighted
The sign Pb
candles, on the apparatus.
• When discarding batteries, environmental problems
must be considered and local rules or laws governing the
disposal of these batteries must be followed strictly.
• Do not expose this apparatus to rain, moisture, dripping
or splashing and that no objects filled with liquids, such as
vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.
Notes on the power cord
• When you are away on travel or otherwise for an extended
period of time, remove the plug from the wall outlet.
• When unplugging the System from the wall outlet, always
pull the plug, not the power cord.
• Do not handle the power cord with wet hands.
• Disconnect the power cord before cleaning the System or
moving the System.
• Do not alter, twist or pull the power cord, or put anything heavy
on it, which may cause fire, electric shock, or other accidents.
• If the cord is damaged, consult a dealer and have the power
cord replaced with a new one.
Avoid moisture, water, dust, and high temperatures
• Do not place the System in moist or dusty places.
• If water gets inside the System, turn off the power and remove
the plug from the wall outlet, then consult your dealer. Using
the System in this state may cause a fire or electrical shock.
• Do not expose the System to direct sunlight or place it near
a heating device.
Notes on installation
• Select a place which is level, dry and neither too hot nor too
cold—between 5˚C and 35˚C.
• Do not install the System in a place subject to vibrations.
• Do not put heavy objects on the System.
To prevent malfunction or damage of the System
• Do not insert any metallic objects, such as wires, hairpins,
coins, etc. into the System.
• Do not block the vents.
There are no user-serviceable parts inside. If anything
goes wrong, unplug the power cord and consult your
To a wall outlet
Plug the AC power cord only after all connections are complete.
To connect the speaker cords
For better FM reception
Disconnect the supplied FM antenna, and connect
to an outdoor FM antenna using a 75 Ω wire with
coaxial type connector (IEC or DIN45325).
Outdoor FM antenna
• Make sure the antenna conductors do not touch any other
terminals, connecting cords and power cord. Also, keep the
To connect the AM loop antenna
antennas away from metallic parts of the System, connecting
cords, and the AC power cord. This could cause poor reception.
• Keep the AM loop antenna cable wrapped around the AM loop
antenna frame, otherwise the effectiveness and sensitivity of the
AM loop antenna may be reduced.
Turn AM loop antenna until
• Make sure both the speakers are connected correctly and firmly.
the best reception is obtained.
• When connecting the speaker cords, match the polarity of the
speaker terminals: red color to (+) and black color to (–).
• DO NOT connect more than one speaker to each terminal.
• DO NOT allow the conductor of the speaker cords to be in touch
with the metallic parts of the System.
Basic and Common Operations
These symbols indicate that the electrical
and electronic equipment and the battery
with this symbol should not be disposed
of as general household waste at its end-
of-life. Instead, the products should be
handed over to the applicable collection
points for the recycling of electrical and
electronic equipment as well as batteries
for proper treatment, recovery and
recycling in accordance with your national
legislation and the Directive 2002/96/EC
By disposing of these products correctly,
you will help to conserve natural resources
and will help to prevent potential negative
effects on the environment and human
health which could otherwise be caused
by inappropriate waste handling of these
For more information about collection
points and recycling of these products,
please contact your local municipal office,
your household waste disposal service
or the shop where you purchased the
Penalties may be applicable for incorrect
disposal of this waste, in accordance with
If you wish to dispose of this product,
please visit our web page
When you plug in the System, the display demonstration
http://www.jvc.eu/ to obtain information
To cancel the display demonstration, press and hold DEMO until
about the take-back of the product.
"DEMO CLR" is displayed while the System is on standby.
[Other Countries outside the European
• When the ECO Mode is activated, the display demonstration does
not work (and you cannot deactivate it).
These symbols are only valid in the
• When the display demonstration is activated, it also starts if no
operation is done for about 2 minutes while the System is turned
If you wish to dispose of these items,
please do so in accordance with applicable
national legislation or other rules in your
country for the treatment of old electrical
Laser Touch Operation
and electronic equipment and batteries.
You can use 4/¢ and VOL +/– on the front panel by sliding
your finger up or down on the illumination.
To use 4/¢
To use VOL +/–
Playing Back a Disc/USB Mass Storage Class Device
This System can play back...
– CD-R/CD-RW recorded in audio CD format (CD-DA) or recorded MP3/WMA files
in ISO 9660 format.
– USB mass storage class device containing MP3/WMA files.
• When playing back an MP3 or WMA track, corresponding indicator lights up.
Loading a Disc
(on the System only)
Touch to open the disc tray.
• When using an 8 cm disc, place it on the inner
circle of the disc tray.
Press and hold
Touch to close the disc tray.
Connecting a USB Mass Storage Class Device
You can connect a USB mass storage class device such as a USB flash memory
device, MP3 player, multimedia card reader, etc. to the System.
• When connecting with a USB cable, use the USB 2.0 cable whose length is less than 1 m.
• USB mass storage class device is charged through the USB REC/PLAY terminal when
the System is turned on and the source is "USB."
• You cannot connect a computer to the USB REC/PLAY terminal of the System.
• Do not disconnect the USB mass storage class device when the System is turned on. It
may cause malfunction of both this System and the device.
• Noise and static electricity may stop the USB mass storage class device sound. In this
case, disconnect the USB mass storage class device and connect it again after turning
off the System.
• Depending on the shape of USB mass storage class device, the USB terminal may not
be fully inserted into the USB REC/PLAY terminal on the System. In such a case, use a
USB extension cable (not supplied) to connect.
Prohibiting Disc Ejection
(on the System only)
You can lock the disc tray so that no one can eject the loaded disc.
While the System is on standby...
To cancel the prohibition, repeat the same
The operations on pages 4 to 6 are explained using the remote control, unless mentioned otherwise. However, if the System has the same or similar button names, they can also be
used for the operations.
Point at the remote sensor on the front panel.
Stereo mini plug cord
Be sure to turn down the volume before connecting or putting on
• Connecting the headphones will deactivate the speakers.
• Sound adjustments also affect the sound through the headphones.
Motion Sensor on the Front Panel
When you move your hand close to the front panel while the System
is on standby, the controls on the front panel illuminate.
• When no operation is done for about 5 seconds, the illumination
• When the ECO Mode is activated, the motion sensor does not work.
Touch to turn on the System.
Basic Disc/USB Mass Storage Class Device Operations
Play back the disc
• During playback, press again to pause.
Play back the USB
mass storage class
• While playback is stopped, total track number
and total playing time (for MP3/WMA files,
group number and track number) appear.
Select a track
Select the next tracks.
To go back to the beginning of the current or
Select a group
Select the next groups.
Select the previous groups.
Press and hold to fast-forward the track during
Press and hold to fast-reverse the track during
(only for USB)
USB cable (not
• If no disc is inserted or no USB mass storage class device is connected, "NO DISC" or
"NO USB" appears on the main display.
• If MP3/WMA files are not recorded on the disc or in the USB mass storage class device,
"NO PLAY" appears on the main display.
Playing Repeatedly—Repeat Play
Press repeatedly to specify the repeat mode as follows:
Repeats the current (or specified) track. [
Repeats all tracks in the current group (MP3/WMA
Repeats all tracks. [
Turn on or off
The STANDBY lamp on the System turns off/on.
(standby) the power
Select a source
See "Playing Back a Disc/USB Mass Storage Class Device"
on page 4.
Press repeatedly to select "FM" or "AM" as the source.
• See "Listening to FM and AM Broadcasts" on page 5.
See "Listening to Other Equipment" on page 5.
Adjust the volume
Drop the volume in
To restore the volume, press again, or adjust the
Select the Sound
Press repeatedly to select the desired Sound Mode.
The SOUND indicator lights up.
The S.TURBO indicator lights up.
To cancel this function, press again.
Reinforce the bass
The HBS indicator lights up.
sound (Hyper Bass
• When Sound Turbo function is activated (see above),
the HBS indicator goes off and HBS button does not
To cancel this function, press again.
Change the display
Press repeatedly when the System is turned on.
Turn off the display
Press repeatedly while the System is on standby.
while on standby
Turns off the display with the motion sensor
Turns on the ECO (Ecology) Mode.
ECO Mode reduces power consumption
while the System is on standby by turning
off the display and motion sensor.
DO NOT turn off (standby) the System with the volume set to an extremely high level; otherwise, the sudden
blast of sound can damage your hearing, speakers and/or headphones when you turn on the System or start
Programming the Playing Order—Program Play
(only for Disc)
Select disc as the source.
Activate the Program Play.
Select tracks you want for Program Play.
• For MP3/WMA files only: You can also use UP or
Press to store the selected track.
Repeat steps 3 and 4 to program other tracks you want.
• If you try to program a 33rd track, "PGM FULL" appears.
The tracks are played back in the programmed
Operations for Program Play (while not playing)
• To check the programmed contents, press 4 or ¢.
• To add tracks, repeat steps 3 and 4 above.
• To erase the entire program, press and hold CANCEL for about 2 seconds.
• To exit from Program Play, press PROGRAM or 7.
– The stored program is kept.
Playing at Random—Random Play
(only for Disc)
Select disc as the source.
Press repeatedly to select the desired Random Mode.
Plays all tracks in random order. [ALL RND ]
Plays tracks in the current group in random
order. (MP3/WMA only). [
Playback starts in random order.
Operations for Random Play
• To skip a track, press ¢.
• To go back to the beginning of the current track, press 4.