Read the Operating Instructions carefully and
completely before operating the unit. Be sure to keep
the Operating Instructions for future reference. All
warnings and cautions in the Operating Instructions and
on the unit should be strictly followed, as well as the
safety suggestions below.
1 Water and moisture - Do not use this unit near
water, such as near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen
sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, swimming pool,
or the like.
2 Heat - Do not use this unit near sources of heat,
including heating vents, stoves, or other appliances
that generate heat.
It also should not be placed in temperatures less
than 5°C (41°F) or greater than 35°C (95°F).
3 Mounting surface - Place the unit on a flat, even
4 Ventilation - The unit should be situated with
adequate space around it so that proper heat
ventilation is assured.
Allow 10 cm (4 in.) clearance from the rear and the
top of the unit and 5 cm (2 in.) from each side.
- Do not place the unit on a bed, rug, or similar
surface that may block the ventilation openings.
- Do not install the unit in a bookcase, cabinet, or
airtight rack where ventilation may be impeded.
5 Objects and liquid entry - Take care that objects or
liquids do not get inside the unit through the
6 Carts and stands - When placed or
mounted on a stand or cart, the unit
should be moved with care.
Quick stops, excessive force, and
uneven surfaces may cause the unit
or cart to overturn or fall.
7 Condensation - Moisture may form on the CD
pickup lens when:
- The unit is moved from a cold spot to a warm spot
- The heating system has just been turned on
- The unit is used in a very humid room
- The unit is cooled by an air conditioner
When this unit has condensation inside, it may not
function normally. Should this occur, leave the unit
for a few hours, then try to operate again.
8 Wall or ceiling mounting - The unit should not be
mounted on a wall or ceiling, unless specified in the
1 Power sources - Use on batteries or AC house
current, as specified in the Operating Instructions
and marked on the unit.
2 Polarization- As a safety feature, some units are
equipped with polarized AC power plugs which can
only be inserted one way into a power outlet. If it is
difficult or impossible to insert the AC power plug
into an outlet, turn the plug over and try again. If it
still does not easily insert into the outlet, please call
a qualified service technician to service or replace
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO
RAIN OR MOISTURE.
Explanation of Graphical Symbols:
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol,
within an equilateral triangle, is intended
to alert the user to the presence of
uninsulated dangerous voltage within the
products enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of
electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an
equilateral triangle is intended to alert the
user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature accompanying
For your convenience, record the model number (you
will find it at the bottom of the unit) and serial number
(you will find it in the battery compartment) in the space
provided below. Please refer to them when you contact
your AIWA dealer in case of difficulty.
CAUTION:TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
The OPE/BATT indicator lights up while the power is
Using on AC house current
Connect the AC cord as illustrated below.
Use only the supplied AC cord. Use with other cords
may result in the risk of fire.
Using on batteries
Open the lid of the battery compartment on the rear and
insert eight R14 (size C) batteries, not supplied, with
the0 and 9 marks correctly aligned. Then close the
To switch from AC power supply to battery power
supply, disconnect the AC cord from the AC inlet.
When to replace the batteries
The OPE/BATT indicator becomes dim, the tape speed
slows down, volume decreases, or sound is distorted
Notes on batteries
Do not mix different types of batteries or old batteries
with new ones.
When the unit is not to be used for a long period,
remove the batteries to prevent needless battery
Never recharge the batteries, apply heat to them or
take them apart.
Remove dead batteries.
If liquid leaks from the batteries, wipe thoroughly to
remove.to the AC inlet of the unit
to an AC outlet
(AC 120 V, 60 Hz)
the outlet. To avoid defeating the safety feature of
the polarized plug, do not force it into a power outlet.
3 AC power cord
- When disconnecting the AC power cord, pull it out
by the AC power plug. Do not pull the cord itself.
- Never handle the AC power plug with wet hands,
as this could result in fire or shock.
- Power cords should be firmly secured to avoid
being bent, pinched, or walked upon. Pay
particular attention to the cord from the unit to the
- Avoid overloading AC outlets and extension cords
beyond their capacity, as this could result in fire or
4 Extension cord - To help prevent electric shock, do
not use a polarized AC power plug with an extension
cord, receptacle, or other outlet unless the polarized
plug can be completely inserted to prevent exposure
of the blades of the plug.
5 When not in use - Unplug the AC power cord from
the AC outlet or remove all the batteries if the unit
will not be used for several months or more. When
the cord is plugged in, a small amount of current
continues to flow to the unit, even when the power is
Clean the unit only as recommended in the Operating
Damage Requiring Service
Have the units serviced by a qualified service
- The AC power cord or plug has been damaged
- Foreign objects or liquid have got inside the unit
- The unit has been exposed to rain or water
- The unit does not seem to operate normally
- The unit exhibits a marked change in performance
- The unit has been dropped, or the cabinet has been
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SERVICE THE UNIT
OPE / BATT
supplied AC cord