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Digital Music Maker

Multi-MediaPlayer/Recorder

featuring MP3,CD, CD-R,andCD-RWCompatibility Plus Remote Control

Owner’s Manual

Model 2385-03

CAUTION

RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK - DO NOT OPEN

CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.

The lightning flash with arrowhead

The exclamation point within a

within a triangle is intended to

triangle is intended to tell the

tell the user that parts inside the

user that important operating and

product are a risk of electric shock

servicing instructions are in the

to persons.

papers with the appliance.

 

 

This product is not designed to function normally in strong electromagnetic fields. Consequently, the audio quality may degrade while the product is exposed to strong elec-

tromagnetic fields. Normal audio quality operation will be recovered when the strong electromagnetic field is no longer present.

WARNING: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.

Ce product n’est pas conçu pour un fonctionnement dans de forts champs électromagnétiques. Par conséquent, la qualité sonore peut diminuer si ce product est exposé à

un fort champ életromagnétique. La qualité sonore redeviendra normale après affaiblissement du champ électromagnétique.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

ATTENTION: ALL SAFETY AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS SHOULD BE READ BEFORE OPERATING APPLIANCE. ALL OPERATING AND USE INSTRUCTIONS SHOULD BE FOLLOWED WHEN OPERATING THE APPLIANCE. HEED AND ADHERE TO ALL WARNINGS ON THE APPLIANCE AND IN THE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. RETAIN ALL SAFETY AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.

WATER & MOISTURE - DO NOT USE THE APPLIANCE NEAR WATER; IE. BATHTUB, WASHBOWL, KITCHEN SINK, LAUNDRY TUB, WET BASEMENT OR SWIMMING POOL.

VENTILATION - DO NOT SITUATE THE APPLIANCE SO THAT ITS LOCATION OR POSITION INTERFERES WITH ITS PROPER VENTILATION. FOR EXAMPLE, THE APPLIANCE SHOULD NOT BE SITUATED ON A BED, SOFA, RUG OR SIMILAR SURFACE THAT MAY BLOCK THE VENTILATION OPENINGS. THE APPLIANCE SHOULD NOT BE PLACED IN A BUILT-ININSTALLATION, SUCH AS A BOOKCASE OR CABINET, THAT MAY IMPEDE THE FLOW OF AIR THROUGH THE VENTILATION OPENINGS.

HEAT - SITUATE THE APPLIANCE AWAY FROM HEAT SOURCES SUCH AS RADIATORS, HEAT REGISTERS, STOVES OR OTHER APPLIANCES (INCLUDING AMPLIFIERS) THAT PRODUCE HEAT.

POWER SOURCES - CONNECT THE APPLIANCE ONLY TO A POWER SUPPLY TYPE DESCRIBED IN THE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS OR MARKED ON THE APPLIANCE.

GROUNDING OR POLARIZATION - PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE TAKEN SO THAT THE GROUNDING OR POLARIZATION MEANS OF THE APPLIANCE ARE NOT DEFEATED.

POWER CORD PROTECTION - POWER SUPPLY CORDS SHOULD BE ROUTED SO THAT THEY ARE NOT LIKELY TO BE WALKED ON OR PINCHED BY ITEMS PLACED UPON OR AGAINST THEM, PAYING PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO CORDS AT PLUGS, CONVENIENCE RECEPTACLES, AND THE POINT WHERE THEY EXIT FROM THE APPLIANCE.

CLEANING - THE APPLIANCE SHOULD BE CLEANED ONLY AS RECOMMENDED BY THE MANUFACTURER.

NON USE PERIODS - UNPLUG THE APPLIANCE POWER CORD FROM THE OUTLET WHEN LEFT UNUSED FOR A LONG PERIOD OF TIME.

OBJECT & LIQUID ENTRY - CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN SO THAT OBJECTS DO NOT FALL AND LIQUIDS ARE NOT SPILLED INTO THE ENCLOSURE THROUGH OPENINGS.

DAMAGE REQUIRING SERVICE - THE APPLIANCE SHOULD BE SERVICED BY QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL WHEN:

(A) THE POWER SUPPLY CORD OR THE PLUG HAS BEEN DAMAGED(B) OBJECTS HAVE FALLEN OR LIQUID HAS BEEN SPILLED INTO THE APPLIANCE(C) THE APPLIANCE HAS BEEN EXPOSED TO RAIN(D) THE APPLIANCE DOES NOT APPEAR TO BE OPERATING NORMALLY OR EXHIBITS A MARKED CHANGE IN PERFORMANCE(E) THE APPLIANCE HAS BEEN DROPPED OR THE ENCLOSURE DAMAGED.

SERVICING - THE USER SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT TO SERVICE THE APPLIANCE BEYOND THAT DESCRIBED IN THE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. ALL OTHER SERVICING REFER TO A QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.

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Inspecting & Unpacking

Although the shipping carton and packaging materials are designed to prevent damage during shipment, you should inspect the carton for any signs of mishandling or damage immediately upon receiving your new unit. Carefully lift the unit from the carton and inspect it for any signs of damage. Save all packaging materials for possible later use.

Note: Any shipping damage or loss claims must be submitted to the freight agent.

Your carton and packaging should contain the following:

CD/Cassette/AM/FM Radio

Owner’s Manual

Califone Warranty Registration Mail-InCard

Project Intercept Tag

Initial Set-Up

AC Line Operation

1.The power cord is located at the rear of the unit. Release the cord retainer tab and uncoil the cord.

2.Plug the cord into a standard 120 volt 50-60Hz AC outlet. Be sure the plug blades are fully inserted. THE UNIT IS ON STANDBY WHEN PLUGGED IN.

Battery Operation

1.The battery compartment is located at the rear of the unit. Push the lever at the center of the door toward the rear of the unit, then lift the door free.

2.Eight “D” or UM-1size batteries are required. When installing refer to the orientation diagram shown inside the battery compartment. Place the batteries on top of the nylon ribbon. This helps to “pop” old batteries out when you need to replace them.

3.Replace the battery cover.

IMPORTANT: Remove all batteries from your cassette unit if it will not be used for an extended period of time. DO NOT LEAVE DISCHARGED BATTERIES IN THE BATTERY COMPARTMENT. DAMAGE TO THE UNIT DUE TO BATTERY CORROSION IS NOT COVERED UNDER WARRANTY.

NOTE: Califone cassette recorders are designed for use only with Type 1 Normal Bias recording tape.

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Thank you for choosing the Digital Music Maker multimedia player/recorder.

I encourage you to visit our website (www.califone.com) to register your product for its warranty and learn more about the complete line of Califone portable audio equipment, headphones, computer peripheral and language learning materials.

Sincerely,

Roscoe Anthony

President

Califone International, Inc.

www.califone.com

GETTING STARTED

When the ‘Power’ button (1) is depressed the LED (2) to the left of the LCD display (3) will be red for standby mode. Pushing the LED will cause the LED to be green indicating the unit is fully powered up.

• Depressing the ‘Function’ (4) button will cause the

LCD display to show ‘Tape’. ‘AM/FM’ or ‘CD’.

Electronic Volume Control Display

 

DIGITAL VOLUME CONTROL

VOL 16

VOLUME

• Press ‘VOL ▼’ (7) to reduce the volume, the level will be

 

shown in the LCD panel. Minimum volume will show ‘00’ on the LCD display.

Press ‘VOL ▲’ (8) to increase the volume. Maximum volume is ‘30’ as shown on the LCD display. NOTE: Audio level may be inaudible below “16.”

BBS CONTROL

• Press the ”BBS” (10) to select ”BBS ON” or ”BBS OFF”

BBS On

BBS OFF

EQ CONTROL

• Press ”EQ” (9) to select the equalizer as sequence.

PASS> CLASSIC> ROCK> POP> JAZZ

RADIO OPERATION

TUNING IN RADIO STATIONS

1.Press “Function”(4) to select the equalizer as sequence.

2.Press “AM/FM” (5) to select the desired waveband: FM or AM.

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RADIO OPERATION (continued)

 

 

 

520KHz

AM/FM

87.50MHz

AM

FM

 

 

3.Press and hold CD/TUNER ▲ (14) or CD/TUNER ▼ (15) button until a radio station with sufficient signal strength is found. Repeat this procedure until the desired station is reached.

4.To tune into a weak station briefly press CD/TUNER ▲ (14) or CD/TUNER ▼ (15) repeatedly until the display shows the desired frequency or when the best reception has been obtained.

5.Extend the telescope antenna and adjust for best reception.

Note: For FM Tuning, ((ST) will show on the LCD display when stereo sound is obtained.

STORING PRESET STATIONS

You can store up to 10 radio station for FM and 10 for AM in the memory. When a preset radio station is selected. The preset number appears on the display.

Note: If power is turned OFF (or standby switch not ”green”) the memory will be lost.

PROGRAMMING STATIONS

1.Press FUNCTION to TUNER mode.

2.Press AM/FM (5) to select the desired wave band: FM or AM.

3.Press CD/TUNER ▲ (14) or CD/TUNER ▼ (15) to tune to the desired frequency.

AM

520KHz

FM

87.50MHz

 

 

4.Press ”PROGRAM” (17) on the unit or remote control, the “PROGRAM” and“01” will start flashing. The current preset number will be displayed for selection.

00 P__01

MEMORY

5.If you wish to store the radio station to another preset number, press the “ALBUM PRESET”▲ (11) or the “ALBUM PRESET” ▼ (12) to select the desired preset number.

6.Press PROGRAM (17) on the unit again to restore the radio station. Repeat steps 3 to 6 to store other preset radio stations.

Note: During program, if no button is pressed within 5 seconds, the system will exit program mode automatcally. If power is removed the station memory is lost.

SELECTING STATION

Press “ALBUM PRESET” ▲ (11) or “ALBUM PRESET” ▼ (12) to select the desired preset number. The preset number, radio frequency, and PROGRAM will appear on the display.

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Memory Display

FM 87.50MHz

MONO/STEREO

Press ”MONO/STEREO“ (41) to select mono or stereo mode. When stereo mode is selected, ((ST)) will appear on the display (if current station is FM stereo.)

STEREO MONO

Note: Only FM is able to select ”STEREO“ or ”MONO“

MUTE

• Press ”MUTE” (6) to cut off the volume, the MUTE display will flash.

MUTE (Flashing)

MUTE

CD/MP3 FUNCTION

LOADING A CD or MP3 Disc

1.Press the FUNCTION (21) to select CD mode. ”CD“ will appear on the display, and then ”CD“ will be replaced by ”NO DISC.“

2.Lift up the CD door (18), then ”OPEN“ will be shown on the display.

3.Place a CD or MP3 disc on the tray with that label facing up.

4.Close the CD door. The system will automatically read the content of the CD or MP3 disc; if a CD disc is loaded, the LCD display will total the number of tracks and the total playing time.

CD

CD ESP

Total Playing Time

16 65 : 19

Total Track No.

If an MP3 disc is loaded, total Album number, tracks, ”ESP“ and ”STOP“ will be shown on the LCD display.

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07 ESP

o33 STOP

5.To remove the disc. press the STOP (23) button and then open the door, handle the disc by its edge, do not touch the playing surface and carefully remove it from the player.

CD FUNCTION

The 2385AV-03CD Player will accept 12 cm and 8 cm discs and will read MP3, CD,CD-RandCD-RWmedia formats.

1.With a CD loaded into the system, press the PLAYER/PAUSE (19). The current track number and elapsed playing time will be shown on the display.

2.To interrupt the play, press the PLAY/PAUSE (19). The elapsed playing time will start flashing on the display.

Playing Track 1

Playing track 1 - PAUSE/(Flashing)

0101 : 03 0101 : 40

3.To resume the play, press the PLAY/PAUSE button again.

4.To select a desired track, press the (20) OR(21) button repeatedly until the desired track appears on the display.

5.To fast search for a particular passage during playing, press and hold the(20) or(21) button and release it when the desired passage is located.

6.To end the play, press the STOP (23) button.

MP3

1.With an MP3 disc loaded in the system, press the PLAY/PAUSE button (11) to start playing from track 001 of Album 01, or use the ”ALBUM PRESET“ ▲ (11) or ”ALBUM PRESET“ ▼ (12) and

 

(20) or

 

(21) button to select the desired Album and track.

2. Press the PLAY/PAUSE button (19). The information of MP3 file will show as.

 

 

 

07 ESP

 

Song Name

File: Title: Artist:

 

 

Artist

 

 

 

 

 

Album

Note: When the data of File, Title and Artist information is loaded to the MP3 file before recording, the LCD will display when playing. Otherwise, UNKNOWN will show on LCD display.

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3.To interrupt the play, press the PLAY/PAUSE button (19). The Album No., track no. and played time will show on the LCD display as:

Album Number

Playing Track No.

07 ESP

Played Time

00100:10

4.To resume the play, press the PLAY/PAUSE (19) again.

5.To select a desired Album press the ”ALBUM PRESET“ ▲ (11) or the “ALBUM PRESET” ▼ (12) repeatedly

until the desired Album appears on the display

6.To select a desired track, press (20) or(21) button repeatedly until the desired track appears on the display.

7.To fast search for a particular passage during playing, press and hold the (20) or(21) button and release it when the desired passage is located.

8.To end the play, press the STOP (23).

PROGRAM PLAY OF CD

Up to 10 tracks on a disc can be programmed for play in any desired order.

-First select the CD/MP3 mode and load a disc that you want to program.

-The tracks must be programmed in the stop mode.

-The same track can be programmed more than once.

1.In stop mode, press the PROGRAM (17) ”00P --01” will be displayed.

000 P__01 00 ESP

MEMORY

2.Select a desired track which will be shown on the display by pressing the (20) and(21).

3.Press the PROGRAM (17 ) to store the selected track. ”PROGRAM“ and ”00 P --02“ will be shown on the display.

4.Repeat steps 2-3to select and store other desired tracks.

5.Press the PLAY/PAUSE (to start programmed playing from the PROGRAM 01 track. The track number of the first programmed track, PROGRAM and the elapsed playing time will be shown on the display.

6.To end the programmed play, press the STOP button (23).

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PROGRAM PLAY OF MP3 DISC

Up to 64 tracks on a disc can be programmed for play in any desired sequence.

-First, select the CD mode and load a disc that you want to program.

-The track must be programmed in the STOP mode.

-The same track can be programmed more than once.

1.In Stop mode, press the PROGRAM (17) on the unit ”00“ ”PROGRAM“ AND ”000P--01”will be shown on the display, and ”00“ will start flashing.

2.Select a desired Album which will be shown on the display by pressing (20) or(21).

3.Press the PROGRAM (17) to store the selected track. ”0X” will be shown on the display and the ”000“ will start flashing. (where ”X“ indicates the selected album).

4.Select a desired Album which will be shown on the display by pressing the (20) or(21) button or using the numeric keys on the remote control to program.

5.Press the PROGRAM (17) to store the selected track ”00“, ”PROGRAM“ AND 000 P --02“ will be shown on the display.

PROGRAM

000 P --01

MEMORY

6.Repeat steps 2-5to select and store other desired tracks.

7.Press the PLAY/PAUSE (19) to start programmed playing from the PROGRAM 01 track.

The Album and track number of the first programmed track, PROGRAM and the elapsed playing time will be shown on the display.

8.To end the programmed play, press STOP button (23).

Note: The program numbers will be lost if the power is turned off (ON/STANDBY switch is NOT green).

RANDOM

You can play all the tracks in random mode.

1.During playing, pause or stop mode, press RANDOM (24) on the remote control to enable random play mode. “RANDOM” will appear on the display.

2.To exit RANDOM mode, press RANDOM (24) again, “RANDOM” will disappear from the display.

ESP MODE

Shockproof function ‘ESP’ can be set in CD mode.

Press FIND TITLE/ESP (25) to cancel the ESP function in CD mode and the “ESP” display will disappear. Press the button again. The “ESP” will be shown on the LCD display and the ESP time “10 sec” will be displayed on the LCD.

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REPEAT PLAY

1.In the stop or play mode, press the REPEAT (16) once on the remote control, the system will play the current track repeatedly. “REPEAT” will be shown on the display

2.Press the REPEAT (16) twice, the system will play all tracks repeatedly. “REPEAT ALL” will be displayed.

3.Press the REPEAT (16) for the third time, the CD system will switch off the repeat function.

4.To exit the repeat mode, press REPEAT (16) repeatedly until the “REPEAT” icon disappears from the LCD display.

Note:

-In program mode, you can only select repeat 1 or repeat all or repeat Album (for MP3 only) function.

-If the RANDOM function is selected, the REPEAT play mode will be disabled.

00 00 : 00

00 00 : 00

REPEAT

REPEAT ALL

 

SEARCH PLAY (MP3 disc only)

Track Search

1.In stop mode, press the FIND TITLE/ESP (25) to start the alphabetic and numerical search.

2.Press the (20) or(21) repeatedly to select the alphabets (A to Z) and the numbers from0-9.

3.When the desired track is found, press the PLAY/PAUSE (19) to start playing from the selected track.

4.To exit the search mode or end the play, press the STOP (22).

Note:

- If no track is found, “X --NONE” will appear on the display. (where “X” indicates alphabets from A to Z.)

Album Browse

1.In stop mode, press the FIND TITLE/ESP (25) twice to start to browse the album.The icon of search, ALBUM 01 and its name will be shown on the display.

2.Press the (20) or(21) repeatedly to select the desired album.

3.When the desired album is shown on the display, press the PLAY/PAUSE (19) to start play all the tracks from the first track of the selected album.

The following is the sorting operation description for “FIND TITLE/ESP” function. Since MP3 CD normally contains many files, the “FIND TITLE/ESP” function makes sorting through files and finding a particular song easier for the user.

1. “FIND TITLE/ESP” by file name:

-Press “TITLE/ESP” (25) once then it can search all the files in the disc.

-Use “F.SKIP” or “B.SKIP” keys to find the letter matching the first letter of the file that you want to find.

-Hold the(20) and(21) keys for1-2seconds until the [] on the upper left corner stops fresh. Then search the detail file name by pressing(20) or(21).

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