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warning Mise en garde
Alimentation Power requirements for electrical equipment differ from area to area. Please ensure
La tension des appareils electriques varie selon les regions.
that your machine meets the power requirements in your area.
S'assurer que I'appareil est conforme ala tension d'alimentation dans la region ou vous ha
If in doubt, consult a qualified electrician.
60 Hz for USA and Canada
Consulter un electricien qualifie en cas de dOUle. 220V, 50 Hz for Europe except UK
120Y, 60 Hz pour les Etats-UnisetleCanada
240V, 50 Hz for UK and Australia
220Y, 50 Hz pour I'Europe saufle Royaume-Uni 11 OV -120V /nov -240V, 50/60 Hzswitchable forother countries.
240Y, 50HzpourleRoyaume-Uni et I'Australie Voltage conversion ,-- -, llOY -120Y 1220Y -240Y, 50/60 Hz commutable pour les autres pays. Do not attempt this conversion yourself. Conversion de la tension Models for Canada, USA, 'Europe, UK and Australia are not FRONT t 1,-----------, N'essayez pas d'efTectuer vous-meme cette conversion.
equipped with this facility. Each machine is preset at the fac
Les modeles destines au Canada, aux Etats-Unis, al'Europe, au Devant F2 Df----------'O tory according to destination, but some machines can be set
to 110V-120V or 220V-240V as required. If your machine's
voltage can be converted: 1. Disconnect the power cord. 2. Remove the bottom cover. 3. Remove the existing Line Voltage Fuse and insert the re
quired Line Voltage Fuse in the proper fuse holder accord
to the printed instructions. This equipment conforms to No. 76/889/EEC standard.
110V-120V F1: 500mA 220V -240V F2: 500 mA
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSON
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol superimposed across a -graphical representation of a person, 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 (ser
- - vicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.
What you should know to protect yourself and the Akai Direct Drive
Watch out! You might get an electric shock. - Never touch the plug with wet hands.
- Always pull out by the plug and never the cord.
- Only let a qualified professional repair or reassemble the Akai AP-D2. An unautho
rized person might touch the internal parts and receive a serious
- Never allow a child to put anything, especially metal, into the Akai AP-D2.
Let's protect the Akai AP-D2 too. - Use only household AC power source. Never use DC power source.
- Make sure that power consumption of each component does not exceed the wat
tage specified on the rear panel.
- If water is spilled on the Akai AP-D2, disconnect and call your dealer.
- Make sure that the Akai AP-D2 is well ventilated and away from direct sunlight.
- To avoid damages to the internal circuits and the external surface, keep away
from heat (stovs. etc.).
using spray type insecticide near the Akai AP-D2. It can damge the finish
and might ignite suddenly.
- To avoid
damaging the finish, never use alcohol, paint thinner or other similar chemicals to clean the Akai AP-D2.
- Place the Akai AP-D2 on a flat and solid surface.
Let's be careful when you move the Akai AP-D2. - Unplug the output cord and the power cord.
- Lock the tone arm to the tone rest.
To protect the insulator, lift the Akai AP-D2 and then move it.
- When transporting the Akai AP-D2 over a long distance, place Akai AP-D2 in its
original box wrapped in its protective wrappers.
To enjoy the Akai AP-D2 for a long time, please read this operator's manual thoroughly.
This turntable is not equipped with a power switch. Even though the function switch
is set to off, the power supply to the turntable is not completely turned off. Royaume-Uni
aI'Australie ne soit pas equipes de ce dispositif.
Chaque appareil est preregle en usine selon sa destination, mais
certains appareils peuvent etre regles sur IIOY-120Y ou 220Y-240Y si necessaire. Si la tension de I'appareil peut etre
I. Deconnecter le cordon secteur. 2. Deplacez le selecteur de tension (YOLTAGE SELECTOR)
situe sur le cofTret, sous le plateau, avec un tournevis de sorte
que le repere soit sous la tension correspondant avotre region. Cet appareil est conforme aux normes No. 76/889 de la CEE.
Precautions a prendre
Ce que vous devez savoir pour vous proteger et proteger la table de lecture it entrainement direct AP-D2 Akai Faites attention! Yous pourriez recevoir und decharge electrlque.
- Ne touchezjamais la prise avec des mains mouillees.
- Debrancher en tiranttoujours la prise et non le cordon.
- Ne faites reparer ou reassembler la AP-D2 que par un sp6ciatiste. Une personne non qualifie pourrait toucher des pieces in ternes et recevoir une serieuse decharge
Ne laissez jamais un enfant mettre quelque chose, en particulier en metal, dans la AP-D2Akai. Protegez la AP-D2 Akai - N'utilisez qu'une source d'alimentation secteur. N'utilisezjamais de souroe Cc. - Assurez-vous que la consommation de chaque eh!ment n'excede pas le wattage specifie
sur le panneau arriere.
Au cas ou de I'eau est renversee sur la AP-D2 Akai, debranchez-Ia et appelez votre
- Assurez-vous que la
AP-D2 Akai est bien aeree et eloignee des rayoDS directs du soleil.
- Afm d'eviter tout dommage aux circuits intemes et ala surface exterieure, maintenez
la eloignee de la chaleur (fours, etc.)
- Evitez d'utiliser
des insecticides de type aerosol pres de la AP-D2 Akai. lis peuvent en
dommager la fmition et s'enllammer soudainemenl.
Afin d'eviter d'endommager la finition, n'utilisezjamais d'alcool, de diluaot ou
d'autres produitschimiques similaires pour nelloyer la AP-D2 Akai. - Placez la AP-D2 Akai sur une surface plane et sotide. FaUes attention lorsque vous deplacez la AP-D2 Aka!. - Debranchez le cordon de sortie et le cordon secteur.
- Bloquez le bras acoustique sur son suppon.
- Pour proteger I'isolateur, soulevez la AP-D2 Akai, puis deplacez-Ia.
- Pour transporter la AP-D2 sur une longue distanoe, placez la AP-D2 danssa boite d'ori gine, enveloppee dans ses emballages de protection.
de tire ce manuel dansson integrite afmpouvoir apprecier la AP- D2pendant de nom
Celle table de lecture n'est pas equipee d'un commutateur d'alimentation. Reglez le com
mutateur de fonction sur arret (OFF), mais I'alimentation acelle table de lecture n'est ce pendant pas oompletement coupee.
I FOR CUSTOMERS IN THE U.K.
IMPORTANT FOR YOUR SAFETY The flex supplied with your machine will have either two wires or three as shown in the
THREE CORE FLEX WARNING Green/Yellow THIS APPARATUS MUST BE EARTHED (Earth) IMPORTANT The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accord
ance with the following code:
Earth Blue: Neutral
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this ap
paratus may not correspond with the coloured mark
ings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as
The wire which is coloured green-and-yellow must be Blue
connected to the terminal in the plug which is marked (Neutral)
by the letter E or by the safety earth symbol or
coloured green or coloured green-and-yellow.
The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the terminal which is marked
with the letter N or coloured black.
The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the terminal which is marked
with the letter L or coloured red.
TWO CORE FLEX IMPORTANT
The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accord- L
ance with the following code:
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this ap paratus may not correspond with the coloured mark
ings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows: The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to Blue Brown the terminal which is marked with the letter N or (Neutral). (Live)
The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the terminal which is marked
with the letter L or coloured red. Do not connect any wire to the larger pin marked E or .,},-- when wiring a plug.
Ensure that all terminals are securely tightened and that no loose strands of wire
FOR CUSTOMERS IN AUSTRALIA
If your machine comes with a three core power cord, FOR YOUR SAFETY. 1. Insert this plug only into an effectively earthed three-pin plug socket outlet. 2. If any doubt exists regarding the earthing, consult a qualified electrician. 3, Extension cords, if used, must be three core correctly wired.
I FOR CUSTOMERS IN THE U.S.A.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Read Instructions -All the safely and operating instructions should be read
before the equipment is operated. 2. Retain Instructions -The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. 3, Heed Warnings -All warnings on the equipment and in the operating instruc
tions should be adhered to. 4. Follow Instructions -All instructions for operating and use should be followed. 5. Water and Moisture -The equipment should not be used near water -for
example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, etc. 6. Carts and Stands -The equipment should be used only with a cart or stand that is recommended by Akai. 7. Wall or Ceiling Mounting -Akai does not recommend mounting the equipment on a wall or a ceiling. 8. Ventilation -The equipment should be situated so that its location or position
does not interfere with its proper ventilation. For example, the equipment should
not be situated on a bed, sofa, rug, or similar surface that may block the ventilation
openings; or, placed in a built-in installation, such as a bookcase or cabinet that
may impede the flow of air through the ventilation openings.
9. Heat - The equipment should be situated away from heat sources such as radia
tors, heat registers, stoves, or other equipments (including amplifiers) that pro
10. Power Sources - The equipment should be connected to a power supply only of
the type described in the operating instructions or as marked on the equipment.
, 1. Grounding or Polarization - The precautions should be taken so that the
grounding or polarization means of an equipment is not defeated. 12. Power-Cord Protection -Power-supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them,
paying particular attention to cords at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the
point where they exit from the equipment.
13. Cleaning -The equipment should be cleaned only as recommended by the
14. Power Lines -An outdoor antenna should be located away from power lines. 15. Outdoor Antenna Grounding -If an outside antenna is connected to the re ceiver, be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection
against voltage surges and built up static charges, Section 810 of the National
Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA
No. 70-1981, provides information with respect 10 proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in
wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of
antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding conductors, location of antenna
discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the
grounding electrode. See Figure 1. 16. Nonuse Periods - The power cord of the equipment should be unplugged from
the outlet when left unused for a long period of time. 17. Object and Liquid Entry -Care should be taken so that objects do not fall and
liquids are not spilled into the enclosure through openings. 18 Damage Requiring Service -The equipment should be serviced by qualified
service personnel when:
A. The power-supply cord or the plug has been damaged; or B. Objects have fallen, or liquid has' been spilled into the equipment; or C. The equipment has been exposed to rain; or D, The equipment does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a marked
change in performance; or
E The equipment has been dropped, or the enciosuredamaged,
19. Servicing -The user should not attempt to service the equipment beyond that
described in the operating instructions. All other servicing should be referred to
qualified service personnel.
ANTENNA GROUNDING AS
PER NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE INSTRUCTIONS
dGROUNDING ELECTRODE II DRIVE 8'INTO THE ~ EARTH (2.44 METERS)
a Use No, 10 AWG (5.3 mm') copper, No. 8 AWG (8,4 mm') aluminum, No. 17 AWG (1.0 mm') copper-clad steel or bronze wire, or larger, as ground wire.
Secure antenna lead-in and ground wires to house with stand-ort insulators spaced
from 4 feet (1.22 m)
to 6 feet (1.83 m) apart. c Mount antenna discharge unit as close as possible to where lead-in enters house.
ANTENNA .... LEAD-IN WIREb
~ GROUND WIREa,b