PRECAUTIONS WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose
this appliance to rain or moisture.
“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
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 product’s 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 the appliance.
1 Water and moisture — Do not use this unit near water,
such as near a bathtub, washbowl, swimming pool, or the
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 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 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
Read these Operating Instructions carefully and completely
before operating the unit. All precautions on this booklet
and on the unit should be strictly followed.
Keep the Operating Instructions for future reference.
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 service 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 outlets and extension cords beyond
their capacity, as this could result in fire or shock.
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
5 When not in use — Unplug the AC power cord from the
power outlet 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
PANORAMA SOUND PLUS AIWA’s unique PANORAMA SOUND PLUS system uses
“Satellite Speakers” driven by a separate stereo amplifier circuit
to achieve a wide sound stage and clear stereo imaging at the
same time. The PANORAMA SOUND PLUS system also
supplies “midnight listening environment” by outputting low
level volume sound only from the satellite speakers (AMBIENT
on the unit repeatedly to select
one of the following modes.
SATELLIT mode :
Place a pair of the satellite speakers outside the front speakers(see “PREP
TIONS”). The satellite Speakers output the
same sound as that from the front speakers with a 9 milli-
second delay. You can obtain a clear-cut sound image and
listening experience with naturally enhanced spaciousness
like concert halls.
REAR SP mode :
Place a pair of the satellite speakers behind the listening area.You can mount them on the wall (see “PREP
creates a 4-speaker surround environment.
AMBIENT 1 mode :
Front speakers are deactivated so sound is outputted only
from the satellite speakers. If a pair of the satellite speakers
are placed at the bed sides, you can enjoy midnight listening
without the inconvenience of headphones.
AMBIENT 2 mode :
In addition to AMBIENT 1 mode, QSURROUND effect is mixed
so you can obtain good stereo imaging even if there is not
sufficient distance between the satellite speakers.
(QSURROUND is QSOUND corporation’s property and we are
licensed by QSOUND corporation for its use.)To cancel PANORAMA SOUND PLUS
Press PANORAMA on the unit or the remote control repeatedly
to select “OFF”.
To display the current mode
Press PANORAMA on the unit or the remote control once.
The mode will be displayed for 4 seconds.
To adjust the satellite speaker volume balance (only
for “SATELLIT” or “REAR SP” mode)
Press PANORAMA on the unit repeatedly to select “SATELLIT”
or “REAR SP” mode and then turn VOLUME within 4 seconds.
•The PANORAMA SOUND PLUS mode is canceled
automatically when the headphones are plugged in.
•T-BASS, BBE or GRAPHIC EQUALIZER cannot be activated
in AMBIENT 1/2 mode.