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1. To assure the finest performance, please read this manual
carefully. Keep it in a safe place for future reference.
2. Install this unit in a cool, dry, clean place – away from
windows, heat sources, sources of excessive vibration,
dust, moisture and cold. Avoid sources of humming
(transformers, motors). To prevent fire or electrical shock,
do not expose the unit to rain or water.
3. Never open the cabinet. If something drops into the set,
contact your dealer.
4. Do not use force on switches, controls or connection wires.
When moving the unit, first disconnect the power plug and
the wires connected to other equipment. Never pull the
5. The openings on the unit cover assure proper ventilation of
the unit. If these openings are obstructed, the temperature
inside the unit will rise rapidly. Therefore, avoid placing
objects against these openings, and install the unit in a
well-ventilated area to prevent fire and damage.
<China, U.K. and Europe models only>
Be sure to allow a space of at least 20 cm behind, 20 cm
on the both sides and 30 cm above the top panel of the
unit to prevent fire and damage.
6. Always set the VOLUME control to “– ∞” before starting
the audio source play. Increase the volume gradually to an
appropriate level after playback has been started.
7. Do not attempt to clean the unit with chemical solvents;
this might damage the finish. Use a clean, dry cloth.
8. Be sure to read the “TROUBLESHOOTING” section
regarding common operating errors before concluding that
the unit is faulty.
9. When not planning to use this unit for long periods of time
(i.e., vacation, etc.), disconnect the AC power plug from
the wall outlet.
10.To prevent lightning damage, disconnect the AC power
plug and antenna cable when there is an electrical storm.
11.Grounding or polarization – Precautions should be taken
so that the grounding or polarization of an appliance is not
12.Do not connect audio equipment to the AC outlet on the
rear panel if the equipment requires more power than the
outlet is rated to provide.
13.Voltage Selector <China and General models only>
The voltage selector on the rear panel of this unit must
be set for your local main voltage BEFORE plugging
into the AC power supply.
Voltages are 110/120/220/240 V AC, 50/60 Hz.
CAUTION : READ THIS BEFORE OPERATING YOUR UNIT.
Please record the serial number of this unit in the space
The serial number is located on the rear of the unit.
Retain this Owner’s Manual in a safe place for future
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK,
DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
This unit is not disconnected from the AC power source as
long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if this unit
itself is turned off. This state is called the standby mode.
In this state, this unit is designed to consume a very small
quantity of power.
FREQUENCY STEP switch <China and General models
Because the interstation frequency spacing differs in
different areas, set the FREQUENCY STEP switch (located
on the rear panel) according to the frequency spacing in
Before setting this switch, disconnect the AC power plug of
this unit from the AC outlet.
For Canadian Customers
To prevent electric shock, match wide blade of plug to wide
slot and fully insert.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with CANADIAN