Aiwa CT-ZI09 User Manual

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CT-ZI09w

STEREO CAR CASSEITE RECEIVER

RADIO-CASSEITEESTEREOFONICO PARA AUTOMOWL

OWNER’S RECORD

For your convenience, record the model number and serial number (you will find them on the right side of your set) in the space provided below. Please refer to them when you contact your AIWA dealer in case of difficulty.

Model No. [CT-2109

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Welcome

Thank you foryourpurchaslng this AIWAproduct. 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 ISdesigned to be operated on a 12-voltDCnegative-groundelectrical system only.

sTo prevent short-circuiting,disconnect the negatwe 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.).

Notes on 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 quality.

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

Be sure to remove any cassette from the umt 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 Parl 150f the 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 or television 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 techmcian for help.

CAUTION

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

Caution on the transit protection pad

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

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

Transit projection pad

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TABLEOFCONTENTS

 

FRONT

PANEL

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

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

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PRESETTING

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

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MY INFORMATION SWITCH .............................................................................................................

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

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SOUND

ADJUSTMENTS ................................................................................................................ ..

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CONNECTING

A PORTABLE CD/MD PLAYER OR OTHER Equipment ....................................

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SEITING

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

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MAINTENANCE

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

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FRONTPANEL

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Display window

@+/- (audio control) button

@SEL (select) button

@H-BASSbutton

@)EJECT 4 button @Cassette compartment

@DIRECTION REW/FF button

@BAND button

@TAPE button @)MUTE button

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

@CD/MD IN jack (3.5-mmdia.)

@PWR (power on/off) button

@preset station buttons 1-6@ DISP (display) button

@LO (local/DX) button

@MY INFO (my information) button @CD/MD IN button

@Band indicator @LO (local) indicator

@Main display section

@Subdisplay section @H BASS indicator

@+* (tape direction) indicators @ST (stereo) indicator

@AM/PM indicator

@VOL (volume) indicator

@BASS indicator

@TRE (treble) indicator

@BAL (balance) indicator

@FAD (fader) indicator

@MY INFO (my information) indicator

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SETTINGTHECLC)CK

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1 Press PWR to turn the unit on.

2Press and hold DISPfor more than 2 seconds until the clock indication flashes,

3Press TUNE 7 to set the hour.

Press TUNE A to set the minute.

4Press DISP to start working the clock from O second.

Having the clock displayed while in Radio or Tape Play mode

Press DISP. The clock display appears for a few seconds, then the unit returns to its former display.

RADIOOPERATION

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1 Press PWR to turn the unit on. The radio frequency appears.

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

The band indicators appear cyclically in order. (FM1, FM2 and FM3 share the same frequency range.)

Band Frequency indicator indication

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

The unit starts scanning and tunes in a station automatically (seek tuning).

Press TUNE 7 to decrease and TUNE A to increase the frequency.

Press the button again to cancel 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.

4 Adjust the volume withi-l-.

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RADIOOPERATION

TUNE7/A

PWR

LO

To turn the unit off

Press PWR.

Switching modes

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

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 cancel 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.

PRESETTINGSTATIONS

1Press BAND to select a desired band from among FM1, FM2, FM3 and AM.

 

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2Press and hold A.ME for more than 2 seconds to activate the automatic preseting 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 FMI, FM2, FM3 and AM (up to a total of 24 stations).

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

To stop auto memory, press A.ME again.

To check the preset stations (preset scan)

If you wish to check the preset stations, press A.ME for less than 2 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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You can manually preset stations that have not

been selected by auto memory.

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1Press BAND to select the band from among FM1, FM2, FM3 and AM.

2Tune in the station that you wish to preset with TUNE Y or TUNE A.

3Press one of the preset station buttons 1 to 6 for approximately 2 seconds.

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

Preset number

Repeat these procedures to preset up to 6 stations each for FMI, FM2, FM3 and AM.

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

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

zPress the desired preset station button.

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

Active tuning reception control (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.

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MY INFORMATION SWITCH

7Press SEL.

Timer indication flashes.

You can timer-activatethe radio for a daily radio program. The unit turns on and off in Radio mode8 at the preset time automatically.

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1With the unit off, press and hold MY INFO for more than 2 seconds.

The “PO indication flashes in the display window.

Set the time you wish the unit to turn off .

Press TUNE 7 to set the hour. Press TUNE A to set the minute.

Press and hold MY INFO for more than 2 seconds.

Your setting is stored in memory and the unit turns off.

2 Press SEL.

Timer indication flashes.

3 Set the time you wish the unit to turn on in Radio mode.

Press TUNE7 to set the hour.

Press TUNEA to set the minute.

4Press SEL.

Radio indication flashes.

5 Press BAND to select the band.

6 Tune in the station that you wish to preset with TUNE 7 or TUNE A.

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BAND TAPE

CD/MD IN

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~With the unit on, press MY INFO.

The “MYINFO indicator lights up and the timer is activated.

To cancel the timer

Press MY INFO again so that the ‘{MY INFO indicator disappears.

To check the setting

With the unit off, press MY INFO.

The turn-ontime, followed by the radio frequency and theturn-offtime, appears in the display window each for 1 second, then the unit turns off.

Notes

Even if the unit is in a mode other than Radio mode, the unit switches to Radio mode and tunes in the preset radio program at the preset time automatically.

Even if you are listening to a radio program with this function, pressing the following buttons switches the unit to other mode:

Pressing BAND changes the unit to Radio mode.

Pressing TAPE changes the unit to Tape Play mode.

Pressing CD/MD IN changes the unit to CD/ MD IN mode.

If you switch modes with these buttons, the unit does not turn off at the turn-offtime of the timer.

TAPEPLAYBACK

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~Inserts cassette to start playback.

If a cassette is already inserted, press TAPE to start playback.

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

z Adjust the volume with i-l-.

Press the following buttons to operate tape transport.

To do this

] Press this button

Eject the cassette* El

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

When a cassette is inserted, @ comes out sathat it can be pressed to eject the cassette.

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

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TAPEPLAYBACK

Auto reverse function

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.

Tape transport side indications

The following indications are displayed to show the currently playing side.

Upper side

Lower side

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Before turning the ignition off

Be sure to eject any cassette from the unit before turning the ignition off.

Switching modes

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

To prevent tape problems

Before inserting a cassette into the unit, make sure that there is no slack in the tape. if necessary, take uptheslack by insertinga pencil into the spindle hole and winding.

90-minuteor longer tapes are extremely thin and easily deformed or damaged. They are not recommended.

SOUNDADJUSTMENTS

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MUTE

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

The following indicators appear in cyclic order.

If you do not proceed with step 2 within 5 seconds, the selected mode is canceled, and the indication returns to the current source mode.

2Press +/- to adiust the level.

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

 

 

 

 

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volume level

 

 

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Decreases the Decreases the

mlevel of the front level of the rear speakers speakers

Without selecting any mode with SEL, only the volume level can be adjusted by pressing +1-.

MUTEbutton

Press this button to temporarily Iowerthevolume. Press it again to restore the previous volume.

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