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COMPACT DISC STEREO RADIO CASSETTE RECORDER
RADIOCASETE ESTEREO CON REPRODUCTOR DE DISCOS COMPACTOS
RADIO-CASSETTE LECTEUR DE CD STEREO -
887004905701 u nĀ§Ā®
98041 OBAO-I-F DIGITAL AUDIO
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
-CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
Explanation of Graphical Symbols:
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within
an equilateral triangle, is intended to alertthe user
to the presence of uninsulated -dangerous volt-
age" within the product-s enclosure that may be of
sufļ¬cient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric
- shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral trian-
gle is intended to alert the user to the presence of
important operating and maintenance (servicing)
Instructions in the literature accompanying the
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 ditticulty.
Model No Serial No.
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, it not installed and used in accordance with the instruc-
tions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications, How-
ever, there is no guaranteethat interference will not occur in a particular
installation. II this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio
or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equip-
ment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference
by one or more of the tollowing measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
.. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
.. Connectthe equipment into an outlet on a circultdifierentfromthat
to which the receiver is connected.
.. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Modifications or adjustments to this product, which are not expressly
approved by the manufacturer, may void the user's right or authority to
operate this product.
Read the Operating Instructions carefully and completely
before operating the unit. Be sure to keep the Operating
Instructions for future reference. AII 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
It also should not be placed in temperatures less than 5Ā°C
(41Ā°F) or greater than 35Ā°C (95Ā°F).
3 Mounting surface - Place the unit on a flat, even surface.
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 ventilation
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
- 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
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 the outlet. To avoid defeating the
safety feature of the polarized plug, do not force it into a
3 AC power cord
- When disconnecting the AC power cord, pull it out by
the AC power plug. Do not pull the cord itself.
Ā» 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 power socket.
- Avoid overloading AC power plugs and extension cords
beyond their capacity, as this could result in fire or
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
Occasional care and maintenance of the unit and the
scitware are needed to optimize the performance oi your
To clean the cabinet
Use a soft and dry cloth.
lithe surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly
moistened with mild detergent solution. Do not use strong
solvents, such as alcohol, benzlne or thinner as these could
damage the finish of the unit.
To clean the heads and tape paths
Alter every 10 hours of use, clean the heads and tape paths
with a head cleaning cassette or cotton swab moistened with
cleaning fluid or denatured alcohol. (These cleaning kits are
When cleaning with a cotton swab 0. wipe the heads 9 and
9, capstans 0, and pinchrollers 6.
After cleaning the heads and tape paths with a liquid head
cleaning cassette or a moistened swab, wait until the
cleaned parts are completely dry beiore inserting the tapes.
To demagnetize the heads
The heads may become magnetized after long~term use.
This may narrow the output range of recorded tapes and
increase noise. After 20 to 30 hours use, demagnetize the
heads with any commercially available demagnetizer.
Care of discs
- When a disc becomes dlrty, wipe the disc from the center
out with a cleaning cloth.
- After playing a disc, store the disc in its case. Do not leave
the disc in places that are hot or humid.
care of tapes
- Store tapes in their cases after use.
- Do not leave tapes near magnets. motors, television sets,
or any source at magnetism. This will downgrade the
sound quality and cause noise.
- Do not expose tapes to direct sunlight, or leave them in a
car parked in direct sunlight.
FM tuner section
87.5 MHz to 108 MHz
AM tuner section
Tuning range 530 kHz to 1710 kHz (10 kHz step)
531 kHz to 1602 kHz (9 kHz step)
Antenna Ferrite bar antenna
Cassette deck section
Track format 4 tracks, 2 channels stereo
Frequency response Normal tape: 50 Hz - 12500 Hz
Recording system AC bias
Heads Deck 1: Playback head x 1
Deck 2: Recording/playback head x
1, Erasure head ><1
Compact disc player section
Laser Semiconductor laser (7Ā» = 780 nm)
D-A converter 1 bit dual
Speakers 100 mm cone type
Power output 2.5 W + 2.5 W (EIAJ 7 52 DC)
Output PHONES (stereo minljack)
Power requirements DC 12 V using eight size C (R14)
120 V AC
Power consumption 18 W
Dimensions of main unit (W x H x D)
450 x 184 x 249 mm
(173/4 x 7% ,x 9% in.)
Weight of main unit 4.3 kg (9 lbs. 8 oz.)
- Specifications and external appearance are subject to
change without notice.
- Specifications, trade mark and model name are marked on
the rear of the unit.
Please check the laws on copyright relating to recordings
from discs, radio or external tapes for the country in which
the machine is being used.