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STER E0 CASSETTE DECK
MODE L GX - 32
Track system .. 4 track 2 channel stereo Input sensitivity/Impedances
Heads ........... .. Twin ļ¬eld super GX head for LINE ................... 70 mV/47 k ohms
recording and playback X 1 Output sensitivity/ Impedance
Erase head X 1 LINE .................... 388 mV/20 k ohms
Motors ................... Electronically speed controlled DC HEADPHONES .. 1.3 mW/S ohms _
motor for capstan drive X 1 Power requirements .. 120 V, 60 Hz for USA & Canada
Wow & flutter ........... 0.05% WRMS (118), 0.09% (DIN) 220 V, 50 Hz for Europe eXCtpt UK
S/N (Metal) ............... 59 dB (Measured via tape with 240 V, 50 Hz for UK and Autralia
3% THD recording level) I 10 V/ 120 V/ 220 V/240 V,
Dolby B type NR switch ON: 50/60 Hz convertible for other
Improves up to 5 dB at 1 kHz, countries
10 dB above 5 kHz Dimensions ............... 425 (W) X 112 (H) X 352 (Dlmjn
Dolby C type NR switch ON: (16.7 X 4.4 X 13.9 inches)
Improves up to 15 dB at 500 Hz, Weight ...................... 5.4 kg(11.9 lbs)
ZOdBatl kHzto IOkHz
T.H.D. (Metal) ........... Less than 0.9%
Normal 25 Hz to 17,000 Hz 13 dB
00;. 25 Hz to 18,000 Hz i3 dB Standard accessories
Metal .................... 25 Hz-m 20,000 Hz :3 dB Connection cord ....... x 2
* For improvement purposes, speciļ¬cations and design are subject to change without notice.
* Noise reduction manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation. -Dolby" and double-D smbol are
trade marks of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
PRECAUTIONS DURING SERVICING
1. Parts identiļ¬ed by theA(>l<) symbol parts are critical for
safety. Replace only with parts number speciļ¬ed.
. In addition to safety. other parts and assemblies are speci~
. Check that replaced wires do not contact sharp edged or
. Also check areas surrounding repaired locations.
tied for conformance with such regulations as those apply- 9. Use care that foreign objects (screws, solder droplets, etc.)
ing to spurious radiation. do not remain inside the set.
These must also be replaced only with specified replace-
ments. SAFETY CHECK AFTER SERVICING
EmmPICS: RF converters, tuner units, antenna selector Confirm ' the specified insulation resrstance between power
switches, RF cables. noise blocking capacitors. noise block- cord plug prongs and externally exposed parts of the set is
mg filters, etc. . greater than 10 M ohms. but for equipment with external an-
3' Use SPCCiļ¬Ed internal wiring. N9-: espectally: . tenna terminals (tuner. receiver. etc.) and is intended for C or
1) Wires covered -mm/C tubing A . speciļ¬ed insulation resistance should be headphone jacks
2) Double insulated wtres lineAin-out jacks etc. more than 2.2 M ohms (ground terminals.
3) High voltage leads microphone jacks).
4. Use speciļ¬ed insulating materials for hazardous live parts.
1) Insulation Tape
2) PVC tubing
3) Spacers (Insulating Barriers)
4) Insulation sheets for transistors
5) Plastic screws for fixing microswitch (especially in turn-
. When replacing AC primary side components (trans-
formers. power cords, noise blocking capacitors. etc.). wrap
ends of wires securely about the terminals before soldering.
6. Observe that wires do not contact heat producing parts
(heatsinks, oxide metal ļ¬lm resistors, fusible resistors. etc.).
SYMBOLS FOR PRIMARY DESTINATION VOLTAGE CONVERSION (U Model only)
Alphabet indicates the destination of the units as listed below. Before connecting the power cord. SET the VOLTAGESE-
LECT OR located on the rear panel with a screwdriver sothat
Symbols Principal Destinations the correct voltage is indicated.
[3 UK i
[1'] Canada 3i
[E] Europe (except UK) i
m Japan 5
ES] Australia 322%; i
[ll W. Germany only s utw i
[17'] Universal Area '
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