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Follow the numbers in the figure to the right.
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Connect the headphones plug firmly. Connect the remote control plug firmly.
The unit might turn on. However, when you leave the unit as it, it will automatically turn off.
â¢ Slide the OPEN knob to open the lid.
Make sure the switches on the unit and remote control are not on HOLD setting. Load an MD.
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Put the labeled side up.
â¢ Open the lid by hand. â¢ Insert the MD into the MD slot beneath the lid, with its label side facing up. Insert the MD until it stops. Be sure the % or ] mark on the MD aligns as shown in the figure. â¢ Close the lid. âHELLOâ appears on the remote control display. Then the track number and playback time appear after âT.READâ has gone out.
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Adjust the volume level between 0 and 25.
Press the Volume (+, â) button on the unit or the remote control.
After âHELLOâ disappears, press the 3/8 button on the remote control or the 38/7 button on the unit.
Playback starts from the first track and ends after playing all the tracks on the MD.
Stereo long-hour playback
The unit supports . So the unit can play any MD recorded in SP, LP2 or LP4 mode. When a MD recorded in LP2 or LP4 mode is played, âLP2â or âLP4â indicator lights up on the display. (âSPâ is not displayed.) SP : Standard stereo playback (Max. 80 minutes in MD 80) LP2 : 2 times long-hour playback (Max. 160 minutes in MD 80) LP4 : 4 times long-hour playback (Max. 320 minutes in MD 80) â¢ MDs recorded by the MD recorder that do not support are played in standard (SP) mode. In the case of 2 times long-hour playback
Showing the Disc Information
Each time you press the DISPLAY button while in Stop mode or during playback, the MD's information is displayed as follows. DISPLAY button
Notes: â¢ Insert the MD in the way that it will not touch the catch. If the catch is bent for some reason, the lid may not be closed properly. â¢ When opening the lid, please hold it by the edge when an MD is already loaded. â¢ If no MD is loaded, âNo Discâ appears on the display, and the power will automatically shut off after approx. 10 seconds. â¢ If the track has a title, it will appear first. â¢ To eject the MD, slide the OPEN knob and open the lid by hand. The MD will then come out. â¢ When the remote control is connected, the power may automatically turn on. However, if left as it is, it will eventually turn off automatically. â¢ This MD Player has a 40 second (SP mode) sound-skip-guard memory function to accommodate any shocks. Consequently, it can be used while walking.
The disc indicator rotates Number of tracks being played
This function allows you to listen from the beginning of the track on which play was stopped when the minidisc player was set to Stop mode.
In Stop mode: Disc title* = Total number of tracks and total playback time of the MD = Track title* = Playback time = (back to the beginning) During Playback: Playing time = Track title* = (back to the beginning) *The disc title or track title will scroll if it consists of 7 characters or more. If no title is given, â â appears on the display. (Up to 80 characters can be displayed.)
Press the 3/8 (or 38/7) button.
[Remote control] or Press during play. [Unit] [Remote control] or Press for 1 second or more. [Unit] Just press. Stops Blinks
Press again to restart play. If passed for 2 minutes, the power will automatically shut off.
To pause play
â¢ During Random Play, the skip buttons cannot be used to skip back to tracks that were played previously in the random sequence.
Press the 3/8 (or 38/7) button again to restart play (Resume Play). The current track will be played from the beginning (see âResume Playâ). If stopped for 45 seconds, the power will automatically shut off. When all the music is played, the MD player automatically stops. The power is shut off after âBYEâ appears on the display. To turn on the unit, press the 3/8 (or 38/7) button.
Press during play back or while in Stop mode.
Keep depressed during play.
To stop play (Stop mode)
Fast forward/ Reverse
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To turn off the unit (Off mode)
or Press for 1 second or more while in Stop mode. Just press while in Stop mode. (Blank)
Repeat Play and Random Play
You can select either Repeat Play or Random Play. In Repeat Play, you can repeat all the tracks, or an individual track, as many times as you like. In Random Play, you can play all the tracks in random order.
Selecting the Operational Options of Remote Control
Muting the pip tone
When you press a button on the remote control except for the A.C.BASS and VOLUME (+, â) buttons, a pip tone is emitted. To mute the pip tone, while pressing the A.C.BASS button in Stop mode or during playback, press the P.MODE button. âBEEP OFFâ appears on the remote control display.
Changing the Sound (A.C.BASS)
Each time you press the A.C.BASS button, the sound mode name and the indicator shown on the display change as follows:
Selecting Repeat Play and Random Play in Stop mode
In Stop mode, press the P.MODE button. Each time you press the button, the play mode changes as follows:
ON: The A.C.BASS (Active Clear Bass) function is enabled and the bass level is automatically controlled in conjunction with the sound volume. (Within one second) ON: The amount of sound leaking from the headphones will be reduced. ON: You can use the adjusted tone. To adjust the tone, see âAdjusting Tone in MANUAL Sound Modeâ. To cancel every function, press the A.C.BASS button until the display returns to the original one.
P1 = P = RND = P1 RND = P RND = Original display = (back to the beginning) P1 P
RND : Repeats all the tracks. : Random play : Repeats one track randomly selected. : Repeats all the tracks in random order. : Repeats 1 track.
P1 RND P RND
To resume the pip tone, do the same operation again. âBEEP ONâ will appear on the display.
Changing the display character contrast
The character display contrast can be adjusted when the characters become less clear due to ambient temperature or during scrolling. While pressing the A.C.BASS button in Stop mode or during playback, press the SEARCH button. Adjustment can be made between LCD00 and LCD15. While the SEARCH button is pressed, the contrast will be changed continuously. The initial setting is âLCD10.â
Adjusting Tone in MANUAL Sound Mode
You can adjust the tone by changing the bass and treble.
After selecting one of the above modes, press the 3/8 (or 38/7) button.
To exit Repeat Play or Random Play, stop the MD and then press the P.MODE button until the display returns to its original setting.
Press the A.C.BASS button until âMANUALâ ( ) appears on the display. (If the indicator is already lit, you can skip this step.) Press the A.C.BASS button for 2 seconds or more within 8 seconds. The following tone level meter appears.
A.C.BASS Bass level bar Fixed bar (flat level) Treble level bar
Repeat Play during Playback
During Normal Play: Each time you press the P.MODE button, the play mode changes as follows:
P1 = P = Original display = (back to the beginning)
Select âP1â to repeatedly play the current track. Select âPâ to repeat all the tracks. During Random Play: Each time you press the P.MODE button, the play mode changes as follows:
(Within one second) (For 2 seconds)
Contrast is down
Contrast is up
To change the bass level, press the 4 button. The bass level bar blinks. Then, press the VOLUME + or â button within 16 seconds to move the bass level bar up or down (in 3 steps each). To change the treble level, do the same except for pressing the Â¢ button. The tone level set here is stored in memory.
P1 RND = P RND = Original display = (back to the beginning)
Select âP1 RNDâ to repeatedly play a randomly selected track. Select âP RNDâ to repeat all the tracks in random order. To exit Repeat Play or Random Play, stop the MD and then press the P.MODE button until the display returns to its original setting.
To exit tone adjusting mode, wait until the display automatically returns to the original one, or press the A.C.BASS button until the display returns to the original one.
Before requesting service for this minidisc player, check the chart below for a possible cause of the problem you are experiencing. Some simple checks, or a minor adjustment on your part, may eliminate the problem and restore proper operation. If you are in doubt about some of the check points, or if the remedies indicated in the chart do not solve the problem, refer to the directory of Authorized Service Centers (enclosed with this minidisc player), or consult your dealer for instructions.
Using the Minidisc Player with Optional Accessories
Using the minidisc player with an audio system
You can listen to MDs through your audio system. â¢ After turning off the amplifier, plug a stereo connection cable (not supplied) into the headphones jack as shown below. â¢ Adjust the volume of the minidisc player to an appropriate level. â¢ Adjust the volume level on the amplifier. â¢ Use the unit's buttons for operation. (The remote control will issue a Pip tone.) Notes: â¢ Since the insertion direction of the car audio cassette adaptor is limited, be sure that it can be inserted into the cassette slot of your car audio system. â¢ Depending on the vehicle used, noise may occur. In this case, it is recommended to connect a noise filter (available on the market) between the remote control and the car audio cassette adaptor. â¢ If your car audio system is equipped with a LINE IN or AUX IN jack, you can connect the output of the remote control to the jack using a stereo mini plug signal cord (not supplied). In this case, you do not need the optional car audio cassette adaptor.
Does not operate. Cannot play the MD.
Is the MD loaded? If unloaded, âNo Discâ will appear on the display. â¢ Is the HOLD switch released? â¢ Is the battery low? â¢ Is there moisture condensation on the lens? (Wait for about an hour and then try again.) â¢ Is the Repeat Play or Random Play selected? â¢ You stopped or turned off the power while playing. It changed to Resume Play. â¢ Is the headphone plug inserted all the way? â¢ Is the plug dirty? (Wipe away dirt on the plug.) â¢ Is music recorded on the MD? If not, âBLANKâ will appear on the display. â¢ Is the unit too near a TV or tuner? (If the TV or tuner is connected to a simple indoor antenna, connect it to an outdoor antenna.) â¢ With both HOLD switches activated, the battery was changed during playback. (Release both HOLD switches and try to operate again.)
Portable MINIDISC player
Stereo connection cable (not supplied) Amplifier or â¢ Direct connection without passing through the remote control may generate noise.
Type Sampling frequency Audio compression system Number of channels Frequency response Wow & flutter Output Duration of battery Volume level: VOL 12 : Minidisc digital audio system : 44.1 kHz : : : : : : SP mode 21 hours ATRAC/ATRAC 3 ( ) 2 channels (stereo) 20 Hz to 20 000 Hz Unmeasurable Headphone (3.5 mm dia. stereo Ã 1) 3 mW/ch at 3% THD/16 â¦ to 47 kâ¦ Continuous playback time* LP2 mode 23 hours LP4 mode 26 hours 23 hours
Tracks on MD do not play in order, starting with the first track. Cannot hear musicâtoo noisy.
TV picture is distorted. Radio reception is noisy. Power is not turned on.
Using the minidisc player with a car audio system
You can listen to an MD through your car audio system. The following accessories are available for your car audio system. â¢ Car audio cassette adaptor CAUTION: â¢ Connect the car audio cassette adaptor to the remote control headphone jack. The other end connects to the cassette slot of your car. â¢ Adjust the volume level of the unit to an appropriate level.
Rechargeable battery (BN-R1210)
Rechargeable battery (BN-R127) 18 hours 20 hours * Above duration may differ depending on the ambient temperature and conditions. Power requirements Dimensions (L Ã W Ã H) Mass : DC 1.2 V (rechargeable battery) : 76 mm Ã 17.4 mm Ã 81 mm (Excluding buttons and controls) : Approx. 74 g (without battery)
Charging indicator does not light â¢ Is the charger too hot? during charging. (If so, disconnect the AC adaptor and leave the charger for a while.)
Car audio cassette adaptor (3.5 mm dia. stereo plug)
AC adaptor (AA-R9024)
Input power source Output power source : AC 230 V, 50 Hz, 12W : DC 9 V, 500 mA
: DC 9 V, 0.5 A : DC 1.2 V, 1.0 A
DISC ERROR READ ERROR
There is a problem (damage) with the disc. Cannot read data.
Replace the disc. Remove the MD and reinsert it.
Input power source Output power source Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. US and foreign patents licensed from Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.