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COMPACT DISC STEREO SYSTEM ,
SISTEMA ESTEREO CON REPRODUCTOR DE DISCOS COMPACTOS
‘ CHAINE STEREO AVEC lECTEUR DE DISQUES COMPACT S
-For NSX-A222 and N5X-A223
For assistance and information
call toll free 1-800-BU Y-AI WA
(United States and Puerto Rico)
990114BKH-UA9 u DIGITAL AUDIO
CA UT I 0 N
FIISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
no NOT OPEN
“CAUTIONzTO REDUCE THE RISK OF
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
For your convenience, record the model number and serial
number (you will find them on the rear of your set) in the space
provided betow. Please reterto them when you contact yourAiwa
dealer in case of difficulty,
SX-NA332 (For NSX-A222)
SX-NA335 (For Nsx-A223)
SX-R275 (NSX-A223 only)
Serial No. (Lot No.)
PRECAUTIONS , ,
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, 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 Ilat, even surface.
4 Ventilation — The unit should be situated with adequate
space around it so that proper heal ventilation is assured.
Allow to 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.
Objects and liquid entry —Take care that objects or liquids
do not get inside the unit through the ventilation openings.
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
- 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 Operating
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1 Power sources — Connect this unit only to power sources
specified in the Operating Instructions, and as marked on the
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 servlce or replace 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 severely
bent, pinched, or walked upon, Pay particular attention to
the cord from the unit to the power outlet
- Avoid overloading AC power plugs and extension cords
beyond their capacity, as this could result in lire or shock.
items AND MAINTENANCE ‘
Occasional care and maintenance of the unit and the software
are needed to optimize the performance of your unit.
To clean the cabinet
Use a soft and dry cloth.
lf the surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly
moistened with mild detergent solution. Do not use strong
solvents, such as alcohol, benzine or thinner as these could
damage the finish of the unit.
To clean the tape heads
When the tape heads are dirty;
- high frequency sound is not emitted
- the sound is not adequately high
- the sound is off-balance
- the tape cannot be erased
- the tape cannot be recorded on
After every to hours of use, clean the tape heads with a head
Fleter to the instructions of the cleaning cassette for details.
To demagnetlze the tape heads
The tape heads may become magnetized after long-term use.
This may narrow the output range of recorded tapes and increase
After every 20 to 30 hours of use, demagnetize the tape heads
with a separately sold demagnetizing cassette.
Refer to the instructions ol the demagnetizing cassette fordetails.
Care of discs
- When a disc becomes dirty, 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 of magnetismThis 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.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE '
If the unit fails to perform as described in these Operating
Instructions, check the following guide.
There is no sound.
- Is the AC cord connected properly?
- Is there a bad connection? (-v page 4)
- There may be a short circuit in the speaker terminals.
-‘ Disconnect the AC cord, then correct the speaker
- Was an incorrect function button pressed?
Sound is emitted from one speaker only.
~ Is the other speaker disconnected?
An erroneous display or a malfunction occurs.
-t Reset the unit as stated below.
There is constant, wave-like static.
' Is the antenna connected properly? (—0 page 5)
- Is the signal weak?
—' Connect an outdoor antenna.
The reception contains noise interferences or the sound
~ Is the system picking up external noise or multipath distortion?
-> Change the orientation of the antenna.
—> Move the unit away trom other electrical appliances.
CASSETTE DECK SECTION
The tape does not run.
- ls deck 2 in pause mode? (—v page B)
The sound is off-balance or not adequately high.
- Is the playback head dirty? (-> page 19)
Recording is not possible.
- Is the erasure prevention tab on the tape broken off? (-v page
- Is the recording head dirty? (—v page 19)
Erasure is not possible.
- Is the erasure head dirty? (—v page 19)
- Is a metal tape being used?
High frequency sound is not entitled.
- Is the recording/playback head dirty? (—> page 19)
CD PLAYER SECTION
The CD player does not play.
- Is the disc correctly placed? (—v page 10)
- Is the disc dirty? (—9 page 19)
- Is the lens affected by condensation?
—. Wait approximately one hour and try again.
If an unusual condition occurs in the display window or the
cassette decks. reset the unit as follows,
1 Press POWER to turn off the power.
2 Press POWER to turn the power back on while pressing I
CLEAR. Everything stored in memory after purchase is
If the power cannot be turned off in step 1 because of a
malfunction, reset by disconnecting the AC cord, and connect it
again. Then carry out step 2.