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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
-œCAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS lNSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
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 volt-
age" within the product's enclosure that may be of
sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric
shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral trian-
gle is intended to alen the userto 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 referto them when
you contact your AIWA dealer in case of difficulty.
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 Â» 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 5Â°C
(41 Â°F) or greater than 35Â°C (95Â° 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 canto
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 at 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.
- 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 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 turned off.
Clean the unit only as recommended in the Operating
Damage Requiring Service
Have the units serviced by a qualified service technician if:
- 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 ATTEMP TO Â§ERVIÂ§E THE UNIT YQURÂ§ELF.
Power Supply / Remote Control
(except for CSD-FD71)
Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries.
o oaP \
OPE/BATT/DlFl, A-œ at-œ: 5' O
The OPE/BATT/DIR or OPE/BATT indicator lights up while
the power is on.
When the reach of the remote control signal is less than 5
meters (16 feet), replace the batteries
-˜ V H-™ "-˜ The remote control ma not a erate correctl when:
Connect the AC cord as illustrated below. y p y
- The unit is exposed to intense light, such as direct sunlight
- Objects block the remote control signal to the unit
To use the buttons on the remote control
Buttons on the remote control and the main unit with identical
indications have the same functions.
To turn the power on
0 to the Ac inlet at the unit Press POWER to turn on the display.
When using the unit on the batteries, this button will not turn
supplied AC cord .. e to an AC outlet the power on.
(AC 120 v, 60 Hz)
To turn the power off
Press POWER to turn off the display.
When one of the deck operation buttons is pressed, this
button will not turn the power off.
Use only the supplied AC cord. Use with other cords may
result in the risk of tire.
Open the lid of the battery compartment on the rear and
insert eight R14(size C) batteries, not supplied, with thee : CD -™ RADIO -™ *TAPE 1
and 6 marks correctly aligned. Then close the lid.
To use the FUNCTION button
Each time FUNCTION is pressed while the power is on, the
function is selected cyclically.
T0 SWitCh from AC power -œPM! to battery POWEI-˜ ' applicable when one of the deck operation buttons is
supply. disconnect the AC cord from the AC inlet. pressed
as e t..- Â°a
' o o o
0 0 0
/ 0 o o 0
R14 (0) o o n
D til- FUNCTION
When to replace the batteries
The OPE/BA'IT/DIR or OPE/BATI' indicator becomes dim,
the tape speed slows down, volume decreases, or sound is POWER
distorted during operation. -˜ l
Notes on batteries
- Do not mix different types of batteries or old batteries with
- When the unit is not to be used tor a long period, remove
the batteries to prevent needless battery wear.
- Never recharge the batteries, apply heat to them or take
- Remove dead batteries.
It liquid leaks from the batteries, wipe thoroughly to remove.
Unless othenNise noted, the illustrations in the Operating
Instructions show the CSD-FD91.