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Notes: ' Cassette tape in photograph not included in standard accessories.
' This manual is applicable to both silver and pearl shadow panel models.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to
rain or moisture.
Power requirements for electrical equipment differ from area to area.
Please ensure that your machine meets the power requirements in your
If in doubt. consult a qualified electrician.
120V, 60 Hz for USA and Canada
220V, 50 Hz for Europe except UK
240V, 50 Hz for UK and Australia
1 10V/120V/220V/24OV. 50/60 Hz internally switchable for other coun-
Do Not Attempt This Conversion Yourself.
Voltage conversion (Models for Canada. USA, Europe, UK and Australia
are not equipped with this facility). Each machine is preset at the factory
according to destination, but some machines can be set to 1 10V, 120V,
220V or 240V as required. If your machine's voltage can be converted.
refer the following voltage conversion to a qualified Service Repair
Shop or professional service personnel.
1. Disconnect power cord.
2. Loosen holding screws of the top panel and the two top screws of
the rear panel and remove top panel.
3. Remove short pin plug from present holes and replace in correct
holes. Follow the markings explicitly.
C A U T I O N
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol superimposed
. across a graphical representation of a person, within an equi-
lateral triangle. is intended to alert the user of the presence of
. uninsulated -údangerous voltage" within the product's enclo-
sure; that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk
of electric shock to persons.
. The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intend-
ed to alert the user of the presence of important operating
0 and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature ac-
companying the appliance.
1. Use only household AC power sources.
Never use DC power sources. ,
2. Always set the amplifier-ôs volume control to minimum when turning
on or off the deck.
3. Touching the plug with wet hands risks dangerous electric shocks.
Always pull out by the plug and never the cord.
4. Make sure the power consumption of each audio component
does not exceed wattage specified on the rear panel.
Only connect other audio components.
5. Only let a qualified professional repair or reassemble the equip-
ment. An unauthorized person might touch the internal parts and
receive a serious electric shock.
6. Never allow a child to put anything, especially metal into this
equipment. A serious shock or malfunction may occur.
7. If water is spilled on this equipment, disconnect and call your
8. Make sure the equipment is well ventilated and away from direct
9. Keep away from heat (stoves, etc.) to avoid damage to the external
surface and internal circuits.
10. Avoid Spray-type insecticides which will damage the equipment
and may ignite suddenly.
11. To avoid damaging the finish never use alcohol. paint thinner or
others similar chemicals.
12. Always place the equipment on a flat and solid surface.
13. Please read this manual in its entirety and keep it handy for further
This equipment confirms to No. 76/889/ EEC standard.
Dew is the term used for the formation of moisture on the very important
transport section such as the head and the capstan when the deck is
used in places where the humidity is high, subjected to sudden
changes in temperature or moved from a cold place to a warm one. If
the deck is used when dew is present, the tape will stick to the head
and be ruined or tape will not be transported properly. In such cases. do
not use the deck for approximately one hour until the deck is acclima-