Aiwa AZ-RS1 User Manual

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Basic operations

Listening to music

First, send MP3 files to the “pavit” from your computer using the supplied “Music Transfer pavit Edition” software. Refer to the separate manual “Music Transfer pavit Edition” about how to send MP3 files to the “pavit.”

1. Connect the headphones.

Connect the headphones to the i (headphones) jack on the player.

2. Insert the “pavit” into the player.

When the power is turned on, the “pavit” insertion indicator “” will appear in the display.

If there are no music data in the “pavit,” the “pavit” insertion indicator becomes “”.

Align this projection with the groove inside the “pavit” slot.

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3. Start playback.

VOL /+ Nx/POWER

1Press and hold Nx/POWER.

The power is turned on, a short beep is heard in the headphones (when the HOLD/BEEP switch is set to BEEP ON), and playback starts.

2Press VOL –/+to adjust the volume.

Music data (tracks) are played in the order of the Playlist you created using “Music Transfer pavit Edition.”

During play mode, the track information* and elapsed playing time are displayed. Playback stops after the last track has been played.

*Displayed when the track has ID3 TAG information. If the track does not have ID3 TAG information, the file name is displayed. (ID3 TAG is a format to include textual information, such as title, album name and artist name, in MP3 files.)

If playback does not start

If the HOLD function is set to on, release the HOLD function (page 21).

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Other operations

VOL /+ Nx/POWER./>

To

Do this

Go to the beginning of the next track

Press >.*1

Go to the beginning of the current track

Press ..

 

 

Go to the beginning of preceding tracks

Press . repeatedly.*1

 

To quickly locate the desired track, press and hold

 

. until you find it.*2

Go to the beginning of succeeding tracks

Press > repeatedly.*1

 

To quickly locate the desired track, press and hold

 

> until you find it.*2

Adjust the volume

Press VOL – /+.

 

Press and hold VOL –/+to quickly turn down or up

 

the volume.

 

 

Stop playback

Press Nx/POWER.*3

Turn off the power

Press and hold Nx/POWER.

 

 

*1 A short beep sounds for each track. When the first track is reached, the player emits a different beep sound. *2 While holding down the button, a short beep sounds for each track. When the first track is reached, the

player emits a different beep sound and playback of the first track will start.

*3 The power will be turned off automatically if the player is not operated for about 10 seconds while playback is stopped.

operations Basic

To remove the “pavit”

Always turn off the power before you remove the “pavit.” The music data or the “pavit” itself might be destructed if you remove the “pavit” with the player’s power turned on.

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To start playback from the first track

Playback starts from the position where it was last stopped.

To start playback from the first track, press and hold . or> to return to the first track (page 13).

Playback will also start from the first track when:

you remove the “pavit” and insert a different “pavit.”

you reset the player (page 25).

To wear the player on your arm

Wrap the supplied arm band around your arm, etc., and then attach the player to the arm band using the clip.

Using the headphone extension cord

The headphone extension cord makes it easy to use the player while carrying it in your pocket or bag.

1Connect the plug of the headphone extension cord to the i (headphones) jack on the player.

2Connect the headphones to the headphone extension cord.

Note

To prevent the wire from breaking, do not pull on the headphone cord when you connect or disconnect the headphones.

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B Playback options

 

 

 

 

 

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

U

 

 

 

 

N

E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T

U

 

 

HOLD

HOLD/BEEP

 

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

 

 

 

N

 

 

 

 

 

 

O

 

 

OFF

ON

 

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEEP

REP1/SHUF

R

 

 

 

 

 

E

 

 

 

 

 

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

W

 

 

 

 

 

 

O

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OFF

SHUF

 

 

 

 

 

REP1

M.D.S.E

 

 

 

OFF

ON

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

O

M.D.S.E

 

 

 

L

 

 

 

 

 

 

V

 

 

Changing the sound

quality (M.D.S.E)

The M.D.S.E (MP3 Digital Sound Enhancer) allows you to enjoy clear digital sound and a resonant bass.

Set the M.D.S.E switch to ON.

” appears in the display.

To return to the normal sound

Set the M.D.S.E switch to OFF.

Playing a track repeatedly (REP1) / Playing all tracks in random order(SHUF)

To

Set the REP1/SHUF

 

switch to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Play the current track

REP1

 

repeatedly*1

(“

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

” is displayed.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Play all tracks in random

SHUF

order*2

(“

” is displayed.)

*1 After the track has been played 10 times repeatedly, playback stops.

*2 Playback stops when all the tracks in the “pavit” have been played.

To return to normal play mode

Set the REP1/SHUF switch to OFF.

options Playback

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B Listening to the radio

PRESET

MENU

TUNE

R

.(DOWN)/>(UP)

Nx/POWER

TUNER

PRESET

Listening to the radio

You can listen to FM broadcasts

with and without inserting the “pavit” in the player.

1 Press and hold Nx/POWER until the player is turned on.

If the radio was selected when you turned off the player last time, or if the “pavit” is not inserted in the player, the radio will be selected automatically when you turn on the player.

2 Press TUNER repeatedly to select “FM 1” or “FM 2.”

3 Press and hold . (DOWN) or > (UP) for about one second.

The player starts scanning the frequencies and stops when it finds a receivable station.

If you press . (DOWN) or> (UP) repeatedly, the frequency changes step by step.

To turn off the radio

Turn off the power by holding down Nx/ POWER until “SEE YOU” appears in the display.

If you press Nx/POWER, music data will be played from the position where the playback was last stopped.

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To enhance detection of receivable stations

If there are stations that you want preset but cannot do it automatically because their signals are not strong enough, change the setting of “AUTO STOP LEVEL” to “HIGH” in order to enhance detection of receivable stations.

1Press MENU.

2Press . (DOWN) or> (UP) repeatedly to select “AUTO STOP LEVEL.”

3Press MENU.

4Press . (DOWN) or> (UP) to select “HIGH*.”

In case the same station is preset on two or more preset numbers because its signal is too strong, set the “AUTO STOP LEVEL” to “LOW.”

5Press MENU.

Presetting radio stations

You can preset up to 20 FM radio stations, 10 stations each for FM 1 and FM 2.

To preset stations automatically (Auto preset)

1 Perform steps 1 and 2 of “Listening to the radio” (page 16) to select the band.

2 Press PRESET.

” and the preset numbers appear

in the display.

3 Press and hold PRESET for more than 2 seconds.

” starts flashing, and the player

* The default setting at the time of purchase is starts scanning for stations from the “MID.”

lower frequencies.

Note

Changing the setting of “AUTO STOP LEVEL” does not change the reception sensitivity.

the Using radio

To improve the reception

The headphone cord functions as the FM antenna. Extend the cord to improve the reception.

PRESET

MENU

T

UNER

The first received station is preset on the preset number 1, and then the player starts scanning for the next receivable station.

If you press Nx/POWER or TUNER during auto presetting, the player stops scanning and exits the auto preset mode, and music data playback starts or the radio is switched to the other band.

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To preset a station manually

(Manual preset)

If there is a station that cannot be preset automatically, you can preset it manually by the following procedure.

Before starting, you must exit the auto preset mode (“” and the preset numbers should not be displayed).

1Press TUNER repeatedly to select “FM 1” or “FM 2.”

2Tune in the station you want to preset.

3Press and hold PRESET for more than 2 seconds.

” and the preset numbers flash in the display.

4Within 10 seconds, press . or> repeatedly to select the preset number you want to store the station on.

The selected preset number starts flashing.

5Within 10 seconds, press PRESET.

To tune in a preset station

1 Press TUNER repeatedly to select “FM 1” or “FM 2.”

2 Press PRESET to display the preset numbers.

3 Press . or > repeatedly to select the preset number of the station you want to tune in.

To clear all preset stations

Turn off the power, remove the “pavit” from the player, and press and hold Nx/POWER for more than 10 seconds.

The preset stations return to those at the time of purchase.

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B Available features

Using the stopwatch

You can use the player as a stopwatch. The stopwatch has a lap time feature enabling you to calculate a gap from a previous stored time.

You can use the stopwatch both while playing music data and listening to the radio.

1 During music data playback or radio reception, press MENU.

2 Press . or > repeatedly to select “STOPWATCH,” and then press MENU.

3 Press MENU.

Time count starts.

To stop the stopwatch

Press MENU.

To resume the time count, press MENU again.

To reset the stopwatch

After stopping the stopwatch by pressing MENU, press PRESET.

To display the lap time

Press PRESET at the point you need to check the lap time.

The current time is stored in the memory and the lap time (the time length from the previous stored time) is displayed.

The time count continues while the lap time is displayed.

To update the lap time, press PRESET again.

To exit the stopwatch mode

Press and hold MENU for more than 2 seconds.

The icon for stopwatch “” changes to that for music data playback or radio.

Tip

The stopwatch can count up to 99 minutes 59 seconds 99 centiseconds. To continue the time count from then on, you need to reset the stopwatch.

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Using the countdown timer

The alarm can be set to go off after the specified time period has passed. You can specify the time by the minute, from 1 to 99 minutes.

1 During music data playback or radio reception, press MENU.

2 Press . or > repeatedly to select “COUNTDOWN,” and then press MENU.

3 Press . or > repeatedly to specify the time length (1 to 99 minutes) until the alarm goes off, and then press MENU.

Countdown starts and the display changes to that for music data playback or radio.

” is displayed during countdown. When the time reaches zero, music data playback or radio reception is interrupted and the alarm sounds for one minute in the headphones.

Then, after the alarm stops, “” disappears and music data playback or radio reception continues.

To turn off the alarm

Press any button on the player.

To cancel the countdown timer

Press and hold MENU for more than 2 seconds.

” disappears.

Tip

If you press MENU to select countdown during countdown, the remaining time will be approximately displayed in minutes.

To exit, press MENU again.

The display changes to that for music data playback or radio.

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