Akai GX 77 Owners Manual

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WARNING

POWER REQUIREMENTS

Power requirements for electrical equipments differ from
area to area.

Please make sure that your equipment meets the power re
quirements In your area.

l20 V, 60 Hz for USA and Canada

220 V, 50 Hz for Europe except UK

240 V, 50 Hz in UK and Australia

110V, 120V, 220V or 240V, 50 or 60 Hz for other countries.
if in doubt, ask a qualified electriCian.

VOLTAGE CONVERSION

Do not attempt this conversion yourself.

Models for Canada, USA, Europe, UK and Australia are not

equipped with this facility.

Each unit is preset at the factory depending on its destination,

but some units can be converted to 110V, 120V, 220V or

240V as required. If your unit has this feature, take the

equipment and the following voltage conversion to a qualified

Servrce Repair Shop or a professional serviceman.

1. Disconnect the Power Cord.

2. Loosen the holding screws and feet with a screwdriver and
remove the back panel.

3, Remove the Voltage Selector plug and reinsert so that the
proper area voltage shows through the plug cut-out.

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This aqulpment confirms to Not 76/889/EEC standards

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RlSK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN

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CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELEC-
TRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE
COVER (OR BACK).

NO USERASERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.

REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE

PERSONNEL,

The lightning tlash wuth arrowhead symbol superr

imposed across a graphical representation of a per
' son, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to
alert the user of the presenceof uninsulated "dam
gerous voltage" Within the product's cncloure,
that may be of sufliment magnitude to constitute
a risk of electric shock to persons.

The exclamation point Within an equilateral trian-
gle is intended to alert the user of the presence of
. important operating and maintenance l servrcrngl
instructions in the literature accompanying the ap-
pliance.

PRECAUTIONS

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Use only household AC power sources.

Never use DC power sources.

Touching the plug with wet hands risks dangerous
electric shocks.

Always pull out by the plug and never the cord,

. Make sure the power consumption of each audio comr

ponent does not exceed wattage specified on the rear
panel,
Only connect other audio components.

. Only let a qualified professional repair or reassemble

the equipment. An unauthorized person might touch
the internal parts and receive a serious electric shock.
Never allow a child to put anything, especially metal
into this equipment A serious shock or malfunction
may occur.

If water is spilled on this equipment, disconnect and
call your dealer.

. Make sure the equipment is well ventilated and away

from direct sunlight

Keep away from heat lstoves, etcl to avotd damage to
the external surface and internal Circuits.

Avotd spray-type insecticides Which Will damage the
equipment and may ignite suddenly.

To avord damaging the finish never use alcohol, paint
thinner or other Similar chemicals.

Always place the equipment on a flat and solid surface.
Please read this manual in its entirety and keep it
handy for further reference.

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FOR CUSTOMERS IN THE UK

lMPORTANT FOR YOUR SAFETY

The flex supplied with your machine will have either two wires or
three as shown in the illustrations.

THREE CORE FLEX Green/Yellow

WARNING (Earth)
THIS APPARATUS MUST BE EARTHED. 1
IMPORTANT

The Wires in this mains lead are coloured in I
accordance with the Iollowing code:
Green-and-yellow: Earth E L
Blue: Neutral,
Brown: Live
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead N
a! this apparatus may not correspond With
the coloured markings ideniilying the termi»
nals in your plug, proceed as follows:
The Wire which is coloured green~and yellow
must be connected to the terminal in the
plug which is marked by the letter E or by
the safety earth symbol '4‘ or coloured green

or coloured green-and-yellow. I l
The Wire which is coloured blue must be

connected to the terminal which is marked 3"” Bmw"
with the letter N or coloured black (Neutral) (L'Ve)
The Witt: which is coloured brown must be

connected to the terminal which is marked

With the letter L or coloured red.

TWO CORE FLEX PLUG

IMPORTANT

The wrres in this mains lead are coloured in L

accordance With the Iollowmg code.
Blue: Neutral,
Brown: Live N
As the colours ol the wires in the mains lead
01 this apparatus may not correspond With
the coloured markings identtlying the termi- ,
nals in your plug, proceed as Iollows:
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 i
connected to the terminal which is marked l
with the letter L or coloured red. Blue B'°W"
' Do not connect any wrre to the larger pin (Neutral) (Live)
marked E or "'when wiring a plug

Ensure that all terminals are securely tight-

ened and that no loose strands of wire exist.

FOR CUSTOMERS IN AUSTRALIA

ll your machine comes With athree core power cord, FOR YOUR SAFETY:

1. Insert this plug only into an effectively earthed three-pin plug socket
outlet.

2. II any doubt eXIsts regarding the earthing, consult a qualified electrician.

3. Extension cords, if used, must be three-core correctly Wired.

FOR CUSTOMERS IN THE USA.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

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Read instructions All the sriiety and operatinq instructions should he read harm
the equipment is operated.
Retain instructions — The salety and operating instructions should be retained to
lulu re reference
Heed Warnings 7 All warnings on the equipment and in the operating instructions
should be adhered to
Follow InstruCIIDrlS 7 All instructions Ior operating and use should be Iollowed.
Water rind Moismre 7 The equipment should not be used near water 7 let example,
near a bathtuh, washhowi, kitchen sink, laundry tuh, in 2 Wet hasement,or near a
swrmming pool. etc.
Carts and Stands 7 The eoutpment should be used only with a cart or Stand that is
recommended tiy Akdl
Wall or Ceiling Mounting 7 Altai does not recommend mounting the equipment on
a wall or e celllng
Ventlldtlon 7 The equipment should be Sltualed so that its location or oosttion
does not intertere With its proper ventilation For example_ the equipment should
not be Situated on a bed. Sula. mg or Similar SurIdLe that may block the ventilation
openings; or, placed in a Ullill‘ln installation. such as a bookcase or cabinet that
may impede the tiew ol all through the Ventilation openings
Heat 7 The equipment should be Sltualed away Irom heat sources Such as radia-
inrs, heal registers Slot/es, or other equipments lincludinq amplilinrsl that produce
heat.
Power Sources 7 The eeuipmrint should he connected to a power Simply only or
the type described in the operating instructions or us marked on the equipment
Grounding or Polarization The precaut'ons should be laken so that the groundlnq
or polarization means of an equipment is not dclearen
PowerCord Protection Powerrsupnly cords should he routed so that they are not
likely to he walked on or pinched ny Items placed upon or against them, paying
particular attention to cards at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the poml where
they exit Irom the equipment
Cleaning — The equipment should be cleaned only as recommended by the manu-
incturer
POWEl Lines 7 An outdoor antenna should he located away from nowvr lines
Outdoor Antenna Grounding 7 ll an ouISide antenna is Connected to "in receiver.
he sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection agamst
voltage surges and llullt up static charges Section 8100! the National Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA No 7U7l98l, provides information with respect to grocer
grounding or the mast anti supporting structure. grounding ol iiie leddrln Wire its an
antenna discharge unit, size at grounding conductors, location ol antennariiscnatge
unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements lor the grounding
electrode See Figure 'l
Nonuse Periods r The power cord at the equipment sttgulti be unplugged lrorn the
outlet when ielt unused tor a long period oI time
Detect and Liquid Entry 7 Care should be taken so ihar obiects do not Ian and
liquids are not spilled into the enclosure through openings
Damage Requiring Sewite 7 The equipment should he seered by qualitied service
personnel when

. The power supply cord or the plug has been damaged or
e. Ohiects have Ialleri or liquid has been spilled into the equipmenl:or
C The equipment has been exposed to rainy or
D The ethpment does not appear to operate normally or exhlbils a marked

change in petlormance; or

E. The equipment has been dropped or the enclosure damaged
Semicing » The user should not attempt to seriiice the equipment beyond that de-
scrioed in the operating instructions, All other seerClrlg should be reteiied to quali»
lied sen/ice uersonnel

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EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING AS
PER NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE INSTRUCTIONS


GROUND
Cl A‘JP

ANTENNA

i Hm IN Wllv‘FIi
GROUND
WIREMl

[U HECUVER

ANTLNNA
DISCHARGE
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GROUND
CLAMPS

onounnimomecteooe
Ii DRIVEN 8' INTO THE
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Use No. 10 AWG (5.3 mm icepper, No, 8 AWG l8 4 mm l aluminum, No 17 AWG
(1.0 mm1 i copnervcldd steel or bronze WIDE, or larger. as ground wru-

. Secure antenna lead-in and ground wtres to house wnli Stand all insulators spaced

train diertl122 ml to a leer ”.33 ml apdrl
Mount dntenna discharge unit at time .is possible lo where lead in enters house.