Aiwa JAX-PK66 User Manual

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Operating Instructions

Owner’s Record

The model and serial numbers are located on the rear of the unit. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call

upon your Aiwa dealer regarding this product.

 

Model No. ______________

Serial No. ______________

©2004 Sony Corporation

WARNING

To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture.

To prevent fire, do not cover the ventilation of the apparatus with news papers, table-cloths,curtains, etc. And don’t place lighted candles on the apparatus.

To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.

Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such as a bookcase or built-incabinet.

This appliance is classified as a CLASS 1 LASER product. This marking is located on the rear exterior.

Don’t throw away the battery with general house waste, dispose of it correctly as chemical waste.

NOTICE FOR THE CUSTOMERS IN THE U.S.A.

This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.

This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.

CAUTION

The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard.

WARNING

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of 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 a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

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

CAUTION

You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.

Note to CATV system installer:

This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer’s attention to Article 820-40of the NEC that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.

NOTICE FOR THE CUSTOMERS IN CANADA

CAUTION

TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.

CAUTION

The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard.

Except for European model

ENERGY STAR® is a U.S. registered mark. As an ENERGY STAR® partner, Sony Corporation has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR® guidelines for energy efficiency.

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Table of Contents

 

How to use this manual...........................

4

Playable discs..........................................

4

Getting Started

 

Hooking up the system............................

6

Positioning the speakers..........................

8

(JAX-N88/PK88 only)

 

Setting the clock......................................

9

CD/MP3 – Play

 

Loading a disc .......................................

10

Playing a disc ........................................

10

— Normal Play/Shuffle Play

 

Playing repeatedly.................................

12

— Repeat Play

 

Creating your own program ..................

13

— Program Play

 

Tuner

 

Presetting radio stations ........................

14

Listening to the radio ............................

16

— Preset Tuning

 

— Manual Tuning

 

Using the Radio Data System (RDS)....

17

(European model only)

 

Tape – Play

 

Loading a tape.......................................

18

Playing a tape ........................................

18

Tape – Recording

 

Recording your favorite CD tracks on a

 

tape..................................................

19

CD-TAPE Synchro Recording

 

Recording on a tape manually...............

20

— Manual Recording

 

Sound Adjustment

 

Adjusting the sound ..............................

21

Selecting the sound effect.....................

21

Adjusting the graphic equalizer and

 

storing.............................................

22

Selecting the surround effect ................

22

Timer

 

Falling asleep to music .........................

23

— Sleep Timer

 

Waking up to music ..............................

23

— Play Timer

 

Timer recording radio programs...........

24

— Rec Timer

 

Display

 

Turning off the display .........................

25

— Power Saving Mode

 

Viewing information about the disc in the

display ............................................

26

Optional Components

 

Hooking up optional components.........

27

Troubleshooting

 

Problems and remedies .........................

29

Messages...............................................

32

Additional Information

 

Precautions............................................

33

Specifications........................................

34

List of button locations and reference

 

pages...............................................

39

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How to use this manual

This manual mainly explains operations using the remote, but the same operations can also be performed using the buttons on the unit having the same or similar names.

Playable discs

You can play back the following discs on this system. Other discs cannot be played back.

List of playable discs

Format of discs

Disc logo

Audio CDs

CD-R/CD-RW(audio data/MP3 files*)

* Except for JAX-N44/S44

Discs that this system cannot play

CD-ROMs

CD-Rs/CD-RWsother than those recorded in the following formats:

music CD format

MP3 format that conforms to ISO96601) Level 1/Level 2, Joliet or Multi Session2)

A disc that has a non-standardshape (e.g., card, heart).

A disc with paper or stickers on it.

A disc that has the adhesive, cellophane tape, or a sticker still left on it.

1)ISO9660 Format

The most common international standard for the logical format of files and folders on a CD-ROM.There are several specification levels. In Level 1, file names must be in the 8.3 format (no more than eight characters in the name, no more than three characters in the extension “.MP3”) and in capital letters. Folder names can be no longer than eight characters. There can be no more than eight nested folder levels. Level 2 specifications allow file names and folder names up to 31 characters long. Each folder can have up to 8 trees.

For Joliet in the expansion format (file and folder names can have up to 64 characters) make sure of the contents of the writing software, etc.

2)Multi Session

This is a recording method that enables adding of data using the Track-At-Oncemethod. Conventional CDs begin at a CD control area called theLead-inand end at an area calledLead-out.A Multi Session CD is a CD having multiple sessions, with each segment fromLead-intoLead-outregarded as a single session.

CD-Extra:This format records audio (audio CD data) on the tracks in session 1 and data on the tracks in session 2.

Mixed CD: This format records data on the first track and audio (audio CD data) on the second and subsequent tracks of a session.

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Notes on CD-RandCD-RW

Some CD-RsorCD-RWscannot be played on this system depending upon the recording quality or physical condition of the disc, or the characteristics of the recording device. Furthermore, the disc will not play if it has not been correctly finalized. For more information, see the operating instructions for the recording device.

Discs recorded on CD-R/CD-RWdrives may not be played back because of scratches, dirt, recording condition or the driver’s characteristics.

CD-RandCD-RWdiscs recorded in multisession that have not ended by “closing the session” are not supported.

The system may be unable to play MP3 format files that do not have the “.MP3” extension.

Attempting to play non-MP3format files that have the “.MP3” extension may result in noise or malfunction.

With formats other than ISO9660 level 1 and 2, folder names or file names may not be displayed correctly.

The following discs take a longer time to start playback.

a disc recorded with complicated tree structure.

a disc recorded in Multi Session.

a disc to which data can be added (nonfinalized disc).

Music discs encoded with copyright protection technologies

This product is designed to playback discs that conform to the Compact Disc (CD) standard. Recently, various music discs encoded with copyright protection technologies are marketed by some record companies. Please be aware that among those discs, there are some that do not conform to the CD standard and may not be playable by this product.

Cautions when playing a disc that is recorded in Multi Session

If the disc begins with a CD-DAsession, it is recognized as aCD-DA(audio) disc, and playback continues until an MP3 session is encountered.

If the disc begins with an MP3 session, it is recognized as an MP3 disc, and playback continues until a CD-DA(audio) session is encountered.

The playback range of an MP3 disc is determined by the tree structure of files produced by analyzing of the disc.

A disc with a mixed CD format will be recognized as a CD-DA(audio) disc.

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Getting Started

Hooking up the system

Perform the following procedures 1 to5 to hook up your system using the supplied cords and accessories. A model equipped with surround speakers are used for illustration purpose.

AM loop antenna

FM lead antenna

Front speaker (right)

Front speaker (left)

R

L

R

L

+

 

 

+

 

 

Surround speaker* (right)

Surround speaker* (left)

* JAX-N88/PK88only

 

1 Connect the front speakers.

2 Connect the surround speakers.

Connect the right and left speaker cords to

(JAX-N88/PK88only)

 

the SPEAKER (FRONT SPEAKER for

Connect the speaker cords to the

JAX-N88/PK88)terminals as shown

SURROUND SPEAKER terminals as

below.

shown below.

Insert only the stripped portion

Insert only the stripped portion

Red

Blue

R

L

 

 

+

Gray/Solid

 

(3)

 

Black/Stripe (#)

Black

 

R

L

 

Gray/Solid

(3)

Black

Black/Stripe (#)

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3Connect the FM and AM antennas.

Set up the AM loop antenna, then connect it.

Plug type A

AM loop antenna

Extend the FM lead antenna horizontally

Plug type B

AM loop antenna

Note

Keep the antennas away from the speaker cords.

4For models with a voltage selector, set VOLTAGE SELECTOR to the local power line voltage.

Refer to the print on your system’s VOLTAGE SELECTOR for available settings.

5Connect the power cord to a wall outlet.

The demonstration appears in the display. When you press ?/1, the system turns on and the demonstration automatically ends. If the plug does not fit the wall socket, detach the supplied plug adaptor (only for models equipped with an adaptor).

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Extend the FM lead antenna horizontally

Plug type C

AM loop antenna

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extend the FM lead

North American model:

antenna horizontally

Connect white side.

 

 

 

Other models:

 

 

 

Connect brown side.

Inserting two R6 (size AA) batteries into the remote

Note

If you do not use the remote for a long period of time, remove the batteries to avoid possible damage from battery leakage and corrosion.

Tip

With normal use, the batteries should last for about six months. When the remote no longer operates the system, replace both batteries with new ones.

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Attaching the speaker pads (JAX-N88/N33/PK88/PK33only)

Attach the supplied speaker pads to the bottom of the speakers to stabilize the speakers and prevent them from slipping.

Front speaker (Left (4)/Right (4)) for JAX-N33/PK33

Surround speaker (Left (4)/Right (4)) for JAXN88/PK88

When carrying this system

Perform the following procedure to protect the CD mechanism.

Use buttons on the unit for the operation.

1Make sure that all discs are removed from the system.

2Hold down CD, then press ?/1 until “STANDBY” appears.

After a few seconds later, “STANDBY” disappears and “LOCK” appears.

3Unplug the power cord.

Positioning the speakers

(JAX-N88/PK88only)

1 Place the front speakers at an angle of

45 degrees from your listening position.

Front

Front

speaker

speaker

(L)

(R)

 

45˚

Surround

Surround

speaker

speaker

(L)

(R)

2 Place the surround speakers.

20˚

Position the surround speakers within the respective gray ranges.

Positioning both surround speakers the same distance from the listening position is effective.

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Setting the clock

Use buttons on the remote for the operation.

1 Press?/1 to turn on the system.

2 Press CLOCK/TIMER SET.

3 Press. or> repeatedly to set the hour.

4 Press ENTER.

5 Press. or> repeatedly to set the minute.

6 Press ENTER.

The clock starts working.

To adjust the clock

1Press CLOCK/TIMER SET.

2Press . or > repeatedly to select “CLOCK SET”, then press ENTER.

3Do the same procedures as step 3 to 6 above.

Notes

The clock settings are canceled when you disconnect the power cord or if a power failure occurs.

You cannot set the clock in Power Saving Mode (page 25).

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CD/MP3 – Play

Loading a disc

Use buttons on the unit for the operation.

1 PressZ.

2 Place a disc with the label side up on the disc tray.

To insert additional discs, press DISC SKIP/EX-CHANGEto rotate the disc tray.

3 PressZ again to close the disc tray.

Notes

Do not use a disc with tape, seals or paste on it as this may cause malfunction.

Do not forcibly press the disc tray closed with your finger, as this may cause malfunction.

Playing a disc

— Normal Play/Shuffle Play

This system lets you play audio CDs and discs with MP3 audio tracks.

MP3 audio tracks cannot be played on JAXN44/S44.

Example: When a disc is loaded

 

 

 

Track number

Playing time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Disc tray Disc presence indicator number

1 Press CD (or FUNCTION repeatedly) to switch the function to CD.

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