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CT-X418w

STEREO CAR CASSEITE RECEIVER

RADIO-CASSEllEESTEREOFONICOPARA AUTOMOVIL

OWNER’S RECORD

For your convenience, record the model number and serial number (you will find them on the right side of yourset) inthespace provided below. Please referto the,m when you contact your AIWA dealer in case of difficulty.

Model No. ICT-X418

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Welcome

Thank you for your purchasing thisAIWA product. To optimize the performance of this unit, please read through this manual carefully.

In addition to this operating instructions manual, be sure to refer to the separate installation and connections manuals as well.

PRECAUTIONS

This unit is designed to be operated on a 12-voltDCnegative-groundelectrical system only.

To prevent short-circuiting,disconnect the negative car battery terminal until the unit has been mounted and connected completely.

When replacing the fuse, be sure to use one whose amperage rating is identical. Use of a fuse of higher amperage may cause serious damage to the unit.

Keep screwdrivers, etc. and other metallic or magnetic objects away from the playback head.

When your car was parked in direct sunlight resulting in a considerable rise in temperature inside the car, allow the unit to cool off before operating it.

Keep the volume at such a level that you can hear outside warning sounds (horns, sirens, etc.).

Noteson cassettes

Do NOT expose cassettes to direct sunlight, extremely high or cold temperature or moisture, Keep cassettes away from equipment with builtin magnets to avoid unwanted noise or loss of sound quatity.

Do NOT touch the tape of a cassette, as any dirt or dust will contaminate the heads.

Be sure to remove any cassette from the unit if you are not using it.

NOTE

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Parf 150fthe FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation,

This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio ortelevision reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

Connect the equipment into an outlet on circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ TV technician for help.

CAUTION

Modificafionsoradjustmentstothisproduct, which are not expressly approved by the manufacturer, may void the user’s right or authority to operate this product.

Cautionon the transit protectionpad

The unit is shipped with a transit protection pad in the cassette compartment.

Be sure to press EJECT A to remove the pad before operation the unit.

Transitprotectionpad

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TABLEOFCONTENTS

 

FRONT PANEL ...................................................................................................................................

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DETACHING

AND ATTACHING THE FRONT PANEL ..... ....................................................... .... ...

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SETTING THE BEEP TONE ...............................................................................................................

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SETTING THE CLOCK .......................................................................................................................

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RADIO OPERATION ..........................................................................................................................

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PRESEITING

STATIONS ............................. ...................................................... ................. ...........

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TAPE PLAYBACK ...............................................................................................................................

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SOUND ADJUSTMENTS .................... ...................................................... .....................................

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CRP (CDchanger ready position) ....................................................................................................

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CONNECTING

A PORTABLE CD PLAYER OR OTHER EQUIPMENT ..........................................

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Maintenance

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SPECIFICATIONS .................................... . ........... ................. .. ............................... ....................

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FRONTPANEL

Displaywindow

@H-BASSbutton

@PWR (power onloff) button

@SEL (select) button

@+/- (sudio control) button

@EJECT & button

@Csssette compartment

@ DIRECTION +/* button @BAND button

@ CRP (CD changer ready position) button @~ (release) button

@ITUNE VIA buttons @MUTEbutton

@CD IN jack (3.5-mmdia.) @Preset station buttons1-6

@A. ME (auto memory/preset scan) button

@ DISP (display) button @LO (locai/DX) button

@CD IN button @Band indicator @Main display section @H BASS indicetor @ST (stereo) indicator

@ICRP (CD changer ready position) indicator

@LO (local) indicator @AM/PM indicator

@Audio control indicator

@ Subdiaplay section

@l<> (tape direction) indicator

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DETACHINGAND ATTACHINGTHEFRONT PANEL

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You can detach the front panel from the unit and carry it with you when you leave your car unattended.

When you carry the front panel out of your car, use the supplied earring case.

Before detaching the front panel, remove the cassette to prevent possible damage to the unit.

1Press PWR to turn the unit off.

2While supporting the front panel with one hand, press $ to release one side of the panel. Care must be taken not to drop the panel. It may suddenly eject at this point.

3When the front panel is lifted from the unit, remove it by pulling it away from the unit.

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Do NOT touch the connector on the reverse side of the front panel, as doing so may contaminate the connector and cause a poor connection resulting in a malfunction.

Attachingthe front panel

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SecurityLamp

When the front panel is detached, you can find an LED lamp on the front side of the unit. This lamp is designed to deter theft, and continues to flash when the car’s ignition is turned off with the front panel detached. This unit is not equipped with any other security systems such as a security alarm, so there are limitations to itseffecfiveness.

LED lamp

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SETTINGTHEBEEPTONE

The unit is preset at the factory to beep each time you press any button on the front panel except OPEN. You can stop beeping by following the procedure below.

~With the unit off, prees 1 and 4 at the same time.

The “BEEP indication appears.

Each time you press them, this function turns on or off.

The beep function is activated when the “BEEP indication appears with the audio control indicator lighting up and deactivated without the indicator.

Audio control indicator

SETTINGTHECLOCK

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2;4

1Press PWR.

2Press and hold down DISP for more than 1.5 seconds until the clock indication flashes.

If you do not proceed with step 3 within 5 seconds, the clock indication disappears.

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3Press V to sat the hour. Press A to set the minutes.

4Press DISP to start woridnfr the clock from Osecond.

Havingthe ciock displayedwhile in Radio,Tape Piayor CDChangerPiay mods

Press DISP. To return the unit to its former display, repeat the same procedure.

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RADIOOPERATION

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2Press PWR to turn the unit on.

The radio frequency appears.

2Press BAND to select the band from among FM1, FM2, FM3 and AM.

The band indication appears cyclically in order.

(FMI, FM2 and FM3 share the same frequency range.)

Band Frequency indication indication

3Press (more than 0.5 second) either TUNE V or TUNE Atotune in the desired station.

Press Y to decrease and A to increase the frequency.

The unit starts scaning and tunes in a station automatically (Seek tuning).

Press the button again to deactivate Seek tuning. Repeat the procedure until the desired station is tuned in.

Note

If you press (less than 0.5 second at a time) either TUNE T or TUNE A, the frequency decreases or increases step by step.

4Adjust the volume with +/-.

To turn the unit off

Press PWR.

Switchingmodes

When the unit is in Radio mode, inserting a cassette switches the unit to Tape Play mode automatically.

PWR

TUNE T/A

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LO(local/DX)button

You can use Local mode when you wish to tune in only strong stations during seek tuning. In Radio mode, press LO to select Local mode. The “LO indicator lights up.

Press LO to deactivate Local mode and switch to DX (distance) mode.

The “ST”(stereo) indicator lights up when the tuned-instation is broadcasting in stereo and the reception is good.

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PRESETTINGSTATIONS

1Press BAND to select a desired band from among FMI, FM2, FM3 and AM.

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2Press and hold A.ME for more than 1.5 seconds to activate the automatic praseting function.

The six strongest available stations will be stored in memory on the preset station buttons 1 to 6 in order of their signal strength.

USe this function to automatically preset up to 6 stations each for FM1, FM2, FM3 and AM (up to a total of 24 stations).

When auto memory is completed, the station stored in 1CH is tuned in.

To stop auto memory, press A.ME again.

Tocheckthe presetstations (presetscan)

If you wish to check the preset stations, press A.ME for less than 1.5 seconds. The preset stations stored in memory will be tuned in for 5 seconds each in order.

To stop this function, press A.ME again or press any of the preset station buttons 1 to 6.

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1Press BAND to select tha band from among FMI, FM2, FM3 and AM.

2Tune in the station that you wish to praset with TUNE T or TUNE A.

3Preae one of the Dreeet station buttons 1 to 6 for approximately 1.5 seconds.

The number of the pressed preset station button appears next to the frequency indication.

Preset ‘number

Repeat these procedures to preset upto6 stations each for FM1, FM2, FM3 and AM.

You can manuaiiy preset stations that have not been seiected by auto memory.

If you try to preset a station on a preset station button on which another station of the same band has aiready been preset, the previously preset station wili be erased.

During presetting of stations, beeps are heard regardless of the beep on/off setting (page 5).

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2

~Press BAND to select a desired band from among FM1, FM2, FM3 and AM.

zPressthedesired preset station button.

The number of the pressed preset station button is displayed next to the frequency indication.

Active tuning receptioncontrol (ATRC)

This unit automatically suppresses FM noise caused by varying signal strength resulting from movement of the car.

The built-inautomatic blending circuit mixes the left and right channel signals according to the strength of the reception. At the same time, thehigh-cutcircuit activates to maintain the sound quality.

If the reception becomes even weaker, the unit automatically switches to Monaural mode to reduce noise.

TAPEPLAYBACK

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1fnsert a cassette to start playback.

Playback starts in the direction that the unit played back previously.

2Adjust the volume with +/-.

Pressthe following buttonsto operetetape transport

To do thisPress this button

Eject the cassette*

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Change the playback

@ and ~

side

simultaneously

 

Fast-forwardupper sideEl of the tape

Rewind lower side of the tape

Rewind upper side of RI the tape

Fast-fonvardlower side of the tape

Stop fast winding and @or ~ lightly*’ resume playback

When you eject the cassstte, the unit switches to Radio mode.

“’Do not press ~ or ~ ail the way. Doing so may change the direction of tape transport.

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TAPEPLAYBACK

Auto reversefunction

When the end of the tape is reached during playback or fast tape transport, the direction of the tape is automatically reversed, and playback starts again.

Tapedirection indications

 

 

Playback

Fastforward

 

or rewind

Lower side

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Beforeturning the ignition off

Be sure to eject any cassette from the unit before turning the ignition off. Otherwise, the unit may be damaged when you detach the front panel.

Swilchingmodes

When the unit is in Radio mode, inserting a cassette switches the unit to Tape Play mode automatically.

To prevsnttape problems

Before inserting a cassette into the unit, make sure that there is no slack inthetape. If necessary, take up the slack by inserting a pencil into the spindle hole and winding.

90-minuteor longer tapes are extremely thin and easily deformed or damaged. They are no recommended.

SOUNDADJUSTMENTS

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MUTE

1 Press SEL to select the mode that you wish to adjust from: VOL (volume), BAS (baes), TRE (treble), BAL (balance) and FAD (fader).

The following indications appear in cyclic

order.

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r+L/oL+ll~!&l

/T’L+.flHL*FF?Fl

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The eelected mode stitches to volume mode if you do not proceed with step 2 within 5 seconds.

2Press +/- to adiust the level.

Press and hold eith~r button to change the level rapidly.

Adjust each mode referring to the audio control indicators in the display window. (see page 3)

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Decreases

the

Increases

the

 

 

volume level

volume level

 

 

Decreases

the

Increases

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bass level

 

bass level

 

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Decreases

the

Increases

the

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IT L

=treble level

 

treble level

Elevel of the right level of the left

level of the front level of the rear

Without selecting any mode with SEL, only the volume level can be adjusted by pressing +/-.

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