JBL SCS 146, SCS 140, DSC 1000 User Manual

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SCS 140, SCS 146, DSC 1000 (230V)

DESIGN GOAL: Bring the thrill of live performance and movie sound to the home environment by calling on JBL’s professional engineering leadership.

SATELLITE TYPE: Titanium-laminate-dome tweeter, sealed enclosure

SUBWOOFER TYPE: Bass-reflex enclosure

PORT DESIGN: FreeFlow™ flared

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCE: Cinema Loudspeaker Series

T H A N K Y O U F O R C H O O S I N G J B L

For more than 55 years, JBL

We’re confident that the JBL

or office, you will once again

 

 

has been involved in every

system you have chosen will

choose JBL.

 

 

 

aspect of music and film

provide every note of enjoment

For connection of the DSC

 

recording and reproduction,

that you expected – and that

1000, please refer to the DSC

 

from live performances to the

when you think about

1000 Source manual.

 

recordings you play in your

purchasing additional audio

 

 

home, car or office.

equipment for your home, car

JBL Consumer Products

 

 

 

 

 

 

I N C L U D E D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Four satellites for left/right

One center channel speaker .

Powered subwoofer.

 

 

 

front and surrounds. Wall-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

mount brackets. SCS 146

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

contains an additional satellite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

to be used as surround back.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two 6.1-meter (20-foot) speaker

Two (Three in SCS 146) 12.2-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

cables for connection from

meter (40-foot) speaker cables

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

receiver to subwoofer.

for connection from receiver to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

left and right rear satellites and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three 4.6-meter (15-foot)

surround back speaker.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

speaker cables for connection

(SCS 146 only)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

from subwoofer to front

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

speakers and center speaker.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Declaration of Conformity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAUTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DO NOT OPEN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We, Harman Consumer International

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAUTION: To prevent electric shock,

 

 

 

 

 

 

2, route de Tours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

do not remove the grounding plug

 

 

 

 

 

 

72500 Château-du-Loir

 

 

 

 

 

 

on the power cord, or use any plug

 

 

 

 

 

 

France

 

 

 

 

 

 

or extension cord that does not have

 

 

 

 

 

 

declare in own responsibility, that the product

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a grounding plug provided.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make certain that the

 

 

 

 

 

 

described in this owner’s manual is in

 

 

 

 

 

 

AC outlet is properly grounded.

 

 

 

 

 

 

compliance with technical

standards:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do not use an adapter plug

 

 

 

 

 

 

EN 60065:1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

with this product.

 

 

 

 

 

 

EN 55013/A14:1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The lightning flash with arrowhead

 

 

 

 

 

 

EN 55020/A14:1999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

intended to alert the user to the

 

 

 

 

 

 

EN 61000-3-2/A14:2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

presence of uninsulated “dangerous

 

 

 

 

 

 

EN 61000-3-3/1.1995

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

voltage” within the product’s enclosure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

that may be of sufficient magnitude to

 

 

 

 

 

 

EN 50081-1:1992

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

constitute a risk of electric shock to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EN 50082-1:1992

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

persons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The exclamation point within an

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

equilateral triangle is intended to alert

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gary Mardell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the user to the presence of important

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

operating and maintenance (servicing)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JBL,

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

instructions in the literature

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harman Consumer International

 

 

 

 

 

 

accompanying the appliance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

France, 08/03

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S P E A K E R P L A C E M E N T

 

Front Speakers

Center Channel Speaker

Subwoofer

 

0 – 0.61m (0 – 2 ft.)

 

Surround Speakers (SCS 140)

 

 

 

placed on a wall behind the

 

 

listening position, facing for-

 

 

ward. The surround back

 

 

speaker (in SCS 146 only)

 

1.52 – 1.83m

should be placed behind the

 

(5 – 6 ft.)

 

 

listening position, facing the

 

 

center speaker. The surround

 

 

speakers should not call

 

 

attention to themselves.

Surround Speakers (SCS 146)

Experiment with their

placement until you hear a

 

 

diffuse, ambient sound

 

 

accompanying the main-

 

 

program material heard in the

 

 

front speakers.

 

1.52 – 1.83m

The low-frequency material

 

(5 – 6 ft.)

reproduced by the subwoofer is

 

 

 

 

mostly omnidirectional, and this

 

 

speaker may be placed in a

 

 

convenient location in the

 

 

room. However, the best

 

 

reproduction of bass will be

The front speakers should be

to set the center speaker on

heard when the subwoofer is

placed in a corner along the

placed the same distance from

top of the television set, as

same wall as the front

each other as they are from the

shown in the drawing. Use the

speakers. Experiment with

listening position. They should

supplied support leg to aim it

subwoofer placement by

be placed at about the same

toward the listener by screwing

temporarily placing the

height from the floor as the

the leg in to angle the speaker

subwoofer in the listening

listeners’ ears will be, or they

up, or unscrewing the leg

position and moving around the

may be angled toward the

slightly to angle the speaker

room until the bass

listeners.

down.

reproduction is best. Place the

 

 

subwoofer in that location.

The center channel speaker

The two surround speakers

should be placed slightly

should be placed slightly

behind the front left and right

behind the listening position

speakers, and no more than

and, ideally, should face each

two feet above or below the

other and be at a level higher

 

 

tweeters of the left and right

than the listeners’ ears. If that

 

 

 

speakers. It is often convenient

is not possible, they may be

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