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  • Brand: LG
  • Product: Hi-Fi system
  • Model/name: CM8520
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, Spanish

Table of Contents

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OWNER’S MANUAL
Mini Hi-Fi System
Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it
for future reference.
CM8520 (CM8520, CMS8520F/S/W)
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1	 Getting Started
Getting Started
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Getting
Started
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Safety Information
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.
This lightning flash with arrowhead
symbol within an equilateral triangle
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.
The exclamation point within an
equilateral triangle is intended
to alert the user to the presence
of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions
in the literature accompanying the
product.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK
HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN
OR MOISTURE.
WARNING: Do not install this equipment in a
confined space such as a book case or similar unit.
CAUTION: Do not block any ventilation openings.
Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s
instructions.
Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for
ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the
product and to protect it from over heating. The
openings shall be never be blocked by placing
the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other similar
surface. This product shall not be placed in a built-
in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless
proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s
instruction has been adhered to.
CAUTION: This product employs a Laser System.
To ensure proper use of this product, please read
this owner’s manual carefully and retain it for future
reference. Shall the unit require maintenance,
contact an authorized service centre.
Use of controls, adjustments or the performance of
procedures other than those specified herein may
result in hazardous radiation exposure.
To prevent direct exposure to laser beam, do not
try to open the enclosure.
CAUTION concerning the Power Cord
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon
a dedicated circuit;
That is, a single outlet circuit which powers only
that appliance and has no additional outlets or
branch circuits. Check the specification page of this
owner’s manual to be certain. Do not overload wall
outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged
wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords, or
damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous.
Any of these conditions could result in electric
shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your
appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage
or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the
appliance, and have the cord replaced with an
exact replacement part by an authorized service
center. Protect the power cord from physical or
mechanical abuse, such as being twisted, kinked,
pinched, closed in a door, or walked upon. Pay
particular attention to plugs, wall outlets, and
the point where the cord exits the appliance. To
disconnect power from the mains, pull out the
mains cord plug. When installing the product,
ensure that the plug is easily accessible.
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Getting
Started
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This device is equipped with a portable battery or
accumulator.
Safety way to remove the battery or the
battery from the equipment: Remove the
old battery or battery pack, follow the steps
in reverse order than the assembly. To prevent
contamination of the environment and bring on
possible threat to human and animal health, the
old battery or the battery put it in the appropriate
container at designated collection points. Do
not dispose of batteries or battery together with
other waste. It is recommended that you use
local, free reimbursement systems batteries and
accumulators. The battery shall not be exposed to
excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
CAUTION: The apparatus shall not be exposed to
water (dripping or splashing) and no objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the
apparatus.
You have to set the disc format option to [Mastered]
in order to make the discs compatible with the LG
players when formatting rewritable discs. When
setting the option to Live File System, you cannot
use it on LG players.
(Mastered/Live File System : Disc format system for
Windows Vista)
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Table of Contents
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Table of Contents
1	 Getting Started
2	 Safety Information
6	 Unique Features
6	Accesories
6	 Playable file Requirement
6	 –  MP3/WMA music file requirement
6	 –  Compatible USB Devices
6	 –  USB device requirement
7	 Remote control
8	 Front panel
10	 Rear panel
2	Connecting
11	 Connecting to speakers
11	 –  Before connecting
12	 –  Attaching the speakers to the unit
13	 Optional Equipment Connection
13	 –  AUX IN Connection
13	 –  PORT. IN Connection
14	 –  USB Connection
14	 –  Antenna Connection
3	Operating
15	 Basic Operations
15	 –  CD/USB Operations
16	 –  Selecting a folder and an MP3/WMA
file
16	 –  Deleting an MP3/WMA file
17	 Other Operations
17	 –  Programmed Playback
17	 –  Turn off the sound temporarily
17	 –  AUTO DJ playback
18	 –  Listening to music with latin beat
18	 –  Displaying file information (ID3 TAG)
18	 – DEMO
18	 –  Using Microphone
19	 Radio Operations
19	 –  Listening to the radio
19	 –  Presetting the Radio Stations
19	 –  Deleting all the saved stations
19	 –  Improving poor FM reception
20	 Sound adjustment
20	 –  Setting the surround mode
20	 –  Setting the USER EQ
21	 Setting the Clock
21	 –  Using your player as an alarm clock
22	 –  Sleep Timer Setting
22	 – Dimmer
22	 Advanced Operations
22	 –  Listening to music from your portable
player or external device
22	 –  Changing the lighting effect
22	 –  Woofer ON/OFF
23	 –  Recording to USB
24	 –  Dubbing USB to USB
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1
2
3
4
5
4	Troubleshooting
25	Troubleshooting
25	 – General
5	Appendix
26	 Trademarks and Licenses
27	 General specifications
28	 Speaker specifications
29	Maintenance
29	 –  Notes on Discs
29	 –  Handling the Unit
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Getting
Started
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Unique Features
Portable In
Listens to music from your portable device. (MP3,
Notebook, etc)
USB Direct Recording
Records music to your USB device.
Latin beat box
Listens to music with locally special beat box.
Beat lighting
Listens to music with special lighting effect.
Accesories
Please check and identify the supplied accessories.
FM Antenna (1) AM Antenna (1)
Remote Control (1) Batteries (2)
Stacking board (2) Non-skid pads (1)
Playable file
Requirement
MP3/WMA music file
requirement
MP3/WMA file compatibility with this unit is limited
as follows.
y
y Sampling frequency : within 32 to 48 kHz (MP3),
within 32 to 48 kHz (WMA)
y
y Bit rate : within 32 to 320 kbps (MP3),
40 to 192 kbps (WMA)
y
y Maximum files : Under 999
y
y File extensions :“.mp3”/“.wma”
y
y CD-ROM file format : ISO 9660/ JOLIET
y
y We recommend that you use Easy-CD Creator,
which creates an ISO 9660 file system.
Compatible USB Devices
y
y MP3 Player : Flash type MP3 player.
y
y USB Flash Drive :
Devices that support USB2.0 or USB1.1.
y
y The USB function of this unit does not support
all USB devices.
USB device requirement
y
y Devices which require additional program
installation when you have connected it to a
computer, are not supported.
y
y Do not extract the USB device while in operation.
y
y For a large capacity USB, it may take longer than
a few minute to be searched.
y
y To prevent data loss, back up all data.
y
y If you use a USB extension cable or USB hub, the
USB device is not recognized.
y
y Using NTFS file system is not supported. (Only
FAT(16/ 32) file system is supported.)
y
y This unit is not supported when the total
number of files is 1 000 or more.
y
y External HDD, Card readers, Locked devices, or
hard type USB devices are not supported.
y
y USB port of the unit cannot be connected to PC.
The unit cannot be used as a storage device.
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Getting
Started
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Remote
control
Battery Installation
Remove the battery cover on the
rear of the Remote Control, and
insert two (size AAA) batteries
with 4 and 5 matched
correctly.
• • • • • • a •  •  •  •  •  • 
1 (POWER) : Switches the unit
ON or OFF.
B (OPEN/CLOSE) : Opens and
closes the disc tray.
PRESET.FOLDER W/S :
-
- Searches for a folder of MP3/
WMA files. When a CD/USB
containing MP3/WMA files in
several folders is being played,
press PRESET.FOLDER W/S
to select the folder you want to
play.
-
- Chooses a preset number for a
radio station.
FUNCTION : Selects the function
and input source.
MUTE @ : Mutes the sound.
VOL +/- : Adjusts speaker volume.
• • • • • • b •  •  •  •  •  • 
PROGRAM/MEMORY :
-
- Stores radio stations.
-
- Creates a playlist you want to
listen to.
USB REC : USB direct recording.
DISC/USB SKIP : Chooses a
desired CD or USB.
REPEAT (MENU) : Listens to
your tracks/files repeatedly or
randomly.
TUNING-/+ : Selects the radio
stations.
C/V (Skip/Search) :
-
- Skips Fast backward or Forward.
-
- Searches for a section within a
track/file.
Z ENTER :
-
- Stops playback or recording.
-
- Cancels DELETE function.
d/M (Play/Pause) :
-
- Starts or pauses playback.
-
- Selects Stereo/Mono.
SOUND EFFECT : Chooses sound
impressions.
AUTO DJ : Selects the AUTO DJ
mode. (For more information refer
to the page 17)
DELETE : Deletes MP3/WMA files.
(USB only)
• • • • • • c •  •  •  •  •  • 
0 to 9 numerical buttons : Selects
numbered tracks, files, or preset
number.
INFO : See information about
your music. MP3 files often come
with ID3 tags. The tag gives
the Title, Artist, Album or Time
information.
SLEEP: Sets the system to turn off
automatically at a specified time.
(Dimmer : The display window
will be darkened by half.)
• • • • • • d •  •  •  •  •  • 
REGION EQ : Chooses region
equalizer.
BEAT BOX : Turns beat box on or
off.
BEAT VOL +/- : Adjusts beat box
volume.
TEMPO +/- : Changes beat box’s
tempo.
: The button is not available for
any function.
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Getting
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Front panel
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Getting
Started
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a	 TIMER
With the TIMER function you can turn CD, USB
play and TUNER reception on or off at a desired
time.
	 CLOCK
For setting the clock and checking the time.
	 SET
Confirms the setting.
	
Remote control sensor
b	 1/!(Power)
c	 DISC/USB SKIP
Chooses a desired CD or USB.
d	 LIGHTING EFFECT
Changes lighting effects.
e	I
Stops playback or cancels DELETE function.
	 CD
Selects the CD function.
	 AUX/PORT. IN
Selects the AUX or PORT. IN function.
	 Y
Prev./Scan
f	 BASS BLAST
Selects the BASS BLAST or BYPASS sound
directly.
g	 LATIN EQ
Chooses locally special equalizer.
h	BEAT VOL./SELECT
- 
Adjusts beat box volume level by rotating the
button.
	 - 
Chooses latin beat box.
	 AUTO DJ
Selects the AUTO DJ mode. (For more informaion
refer to the page 17)
	 BEAT BOX
Turns beat box on or off.
	 BEAT TEMPO./AUTO BPM
- 
Changes beat box tempo by rotating the
button.
	 - 
Selects the AUTO BPM of beat box by pressing
the button.
i	 PORT. IN jack
	 MIC jack
	 MIC VOL.
j	 Display window
k	 Volume knob
Adjusts speaker volume.
l	 ENTER
- Selects a folder when searching a file.
- 
Selects the BASS, MIDDLE, and TREBLE when
setting USER EQ.
	 FOLDER
Moves to folder and file selection mode.
	 DELETE
Deletes MP3/WMA files. (USB only)
	 USER EQ
Controls sound register.
m	 FILE SEARCH
Moves to the another file/track.
n	 USB 1/2 Port
You can play or record sound files by connecting
the USB device.
	 USB REC
Recording to USB.
o	DEMO
Shows demo.
p	WOOFER ON/OFF
q	 T ST./MONO
Starts or pauses playback.
Selects Stereo/Mono.
	 USB
Selects the USB function.
	TUNER
Selects the TUNER function.
	 U
Next/Scan
r	R (OPEN/CLOSE)
s	 Backlightings
t	 SOUND EQ
Chooses sound impressions.
u	 Disc tray
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Rear panel
a	 Cooling fan
b	 SPEAKERS terminal
c	 AUX IN connectors (L/R)
d	 ANTENNA (FM, AM)
e	 Power cord
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Connecting 11
Connecting
2
Connecting to speakers
Before connecting
You have to position the unit and the speakers
before connecting the speakers. Note that the
illustrations below are differ from the actual unit.
The following illustration shows an example of the
positioning which is the left side of the main unit.
Positioning the speakers
Non-skid pad
1.	 Attach the non-skid pads to the right side of
subwoofer.
2.	 Lay the subwoofer down as the illustration
above.
Non-skid pad
Rear
speaker
Front
speaker
Stacking
board
Subwoofer
3.	 Put the stacking board on the subwoofer.
4.	 Place the front and the rear speakers on the
stacking board firmly.
5.	 Attach the non-skid pads between the front
and the rear speakers for preventing scratchs.
Do not take the cushions off the stacking
board. Because the cushion is for preventing
vibration from subwoofer.
>
>Caution
Positioning the main unit and the
speakers
Rear speaker
Front speaker
Speaker duct
Speaker duct
y
y The speaker ducts of subwoofer have to be faced
opposite the main unit. Otherwise it may result
in a malfunction of the main unit.
y
y The subwoofer have to be placed at a distance
of about 20 mm from the main unit.
Cushion
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Connecting
12
Connecting
2
Attaching the speakers to the
unit
To connect the cable to the unit, press each plastic
finger pad to open the connection terminals on the
unit. Insert the wire and release the finger pad.
Connect the black stripe of each wire to the
terminals marked - (minus) and the other end to
the terminals marked + (plus).
Color Speaker
Grey Rear R
Blue Rear L
Orange Sub woofer 1
Orange Sub woofer 2
Red Front R
White Front L
y
y Be careful to make sure children not to put
their hands or any objects into the *speaker
duct.
*Speaker duct: A hole for plentiful bass
sound on speaker cabinet (enclosure).
y
y The speakers contain magnet parts, so color
irregularity may occur on the TV screen or
PC monitor screen. Please use the speakers
far away from either TV screen or PC
monitor.
y
y Make sure to install the speaker with other
people in order to prevent it from falling
and causing injuries to the installer.
>
>Caution
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Connecting 13
Connecting
2
Optional Equipment
Connection
AUX IN Connection
Connect an output of auxiliary device(Camcoder,
TV, Player, etc) to the AUX IN (L/R) connector.
If your device has only one output for audio(mono),
connect it to the left (white) audio jack on the unit.
PORT. IN Connection
Connect an output (earphone or line out) of
portable device (MP3 or PMP etc) to the
PORT. IN connector.
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Connecting
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Connecting
2
USB Connection
Connect the USB port of USB Memory (or MP3
player, etc.) to the USB port on the front of the unit.
Removing the USB Device from the unit
1.	 Choose a different function/mode or
press Z ENTER on the remote control
or I on the unit twice in a row.
2.	 Remove the USB device from the unit.
,
, Note
Antenna Connection
Connect the supplied FM/AM antenna for listening
to the radio.
Connect the AM loop antenna to the AM antenna
connector.
Connect the FM wire antenna to the FM antenna
connector.
y
y To prevent noise pickup, keep the AM Loop
antenna away from the unit and other
components.
y
y Be sure to fully extend the FM wire antenna.
After connecting the FM wire antenna, keep
it horizontal.
,
, Note
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3	Operating
Operating 15
Operating
3
Basic Operations
CD/USB Operations
1.	 Insert the disc by pressing B(OPEN/CLOSE) or
connect the USB device to the USB port.
2.	 Select the CD or USB function by pressing CD or
USB on the unit or FUNCTION on the remote
control.
3.	 Select the desired CD/USB by pressing
DISC/USB SKIP.
To Do this
Stop
Press Z ENTER on the remote
control or I on the unit.
Playback
Press d/M on the remote control
or T ST./MONO on the unit.
Pause
Press d/M on the remote control or
T ST./MONO on the unit during
playback.
Searching
for a section
within a track/
file
Press C/V on the remote
control or Y/U on the unit
during playback and release it at
the point you want to listen to.
Selecting
a track/file
directly
Press 0 to 9 numerical buttons on
the remote control to go to the
desired file or track directly.
Skipping to
the next/
previous
track/file
During playback,
(1) By using C/V buttons :
Press C/V to go to the
next track/file or to return to the
beginning of the current track/file.
Press C twice briefly to step
back to the previous track/file.
(2) By using FILE SEARCH knob :
Rotate FILE SEARCH on the unit
and Press d/M to play the track/
file.
Playing
repeatedly or
randomly
Press REPEAT(MENU) on the
remote control repeatedly. Refer
to the note for details about the
display change.
y
y The display changes in the following order.
USB MP3/WMA CD Audio CD
REPEAT TRK
REPEAT *DIR
-
REPEAT ALL
RANDOM
OFF
REPEAT TRK
REPEAT DIR
REPEAT CD
REPEAT ALL
RANDOM
OFF
REPEAT TRK
-
REPEAT CD
REPEAT ALL
RANDOM
OFF
*DIR : Directory
y
y press DISC/USB SKIP to rotate the disc tray.
y
y The next file name is displayed every 30
seconds. (Except RANDOM play, AUTO DJ
RANDOM play, the last file of playlist, etc.)
y
y If you leave the disc tray open for 5 minutes,
it will close automatically.
,
, Note
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Operating
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Operating
3
Selecting a folder and
an MP3/WMA file
On the unit
1.	Press FOLDER and rotate FILE SEARCH until a
desired folder appears.
2.	Press ENTER and Rotate FILE SEARCH until a
desired file appears. Press T ST./MONO to
play it.
On the remote control
1.	Press PRESET.FOLDER W/S repeatedly until a
desired folder appears.
2.	Press d/M to play it. The first file of folder will
play.
Deleting an MP3/WMA file
You can delete file, folder or format by pressing
DELETE. This function is supported only in stop
status. (USB only)
1. 	 -
Select the file you want to delete and press
DELETE.
	-
Select the folder you want to delete by
pressing FOLDER and rotating FILE SEARCH
and press DELETE.
	-
Press and hold DELETE to format the USB
device.
Or
Press DELETE repeatedly during selecting the
MP3/WMA file.
The display changes in the following order.
- DEL FILE? : Deletes file
- DEL FOLDER : Deletes folder
- FORMAT? : Formats USB
2.	 To delete file/folder or format, press d/M on the
remote control or press T ST./MONO on the
unit.
3.	 If you want to exit the current mode, press
Z ENTER on the remote control or press I on
the unit.
y
y 	
Do not extract the USB device during
operation. (play, delete, etc.)
y
y 	
Regular back up is recommended to
prevent data loss.
y
y 	
The delete function may not be supported
according to the USB status. (lock, etc.)
>
>Caution
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Operating 17
Operating
3
Other Operations
Programmed Playback
The program function enables you to store your
favorite files from any disc or USB device.
A program can contain 20 tracks/files.
1.	 Insert a CD or a USB and wait for it to be
ordered.
2.	Press PROGRAM/MEMORY on the remote
control in stop status.
3.	Press C/V on the remote control or
Y/U on the unit to select a track/file.
4.	Press PROGRAM/MEMORY again to save and
select a next track/file.
5.	Press d/M to play the programmed music
tracks/files.
6.	 To clear your selection, press Z ENTER twice.
The programs are also cleared when the disc
or USB device is removed, the unit is powered
off or the function is switched to others.
,
, Note
Turn off the sound temporarily
Press MUTE@ to mute your unit.
You can mute your unit, for example, to answer
the telephone, the mute icon "Q”is blinked in the
display window.
AUTO DJ playback
Auto DJ blends the end of one song into the
beginning of another for seamless playback.
It equalizes volume across tracks/files for
uninterrupted playback.
Press AUTO DJ on the remote control or unit
repeatedly, the display changes as followings.
RANDOM (AUTO DJ RANDOM) -> REPEAT ALL
(AUTO DJ SEQUENTIAL) -> (AUTO DJ OFF)
Mode
Display
Window
Description
OFF
-
(AUTO DJ OFF)
-
RANDOM
RANDOM
(AUTO DJ
RANDOM)
The music is
played randomly
on this mode.
REPEAT
REPEAT ALL
(AUTO DJ
SEQUENTIAL)
The music is
played repeatedly
on this mode.
y
y 	
Searching for a section within a track/file
or playing repeatedly or randomly is not
supported on the AUTO DJ mode.
y
y 	
During AUTO DJ mode, pressing
PRESET.FOLDER W/S on the remote
control or FOLDER/FILE SEARCH on the
unit is not available.
y
y 	
If you move to other functions or stop the
music using I on the unit (or Z ENTER on
the remote control) on AUTO DJ mode,
AUTO DJ function will be disable.
y
y 	
AUTO DJ function is not supported in the
music file whose length is less than 60
seconds.
y
y 	
During recording, AUTO DJ function is not
available.
y
y 	
If you change a disc while the AUTO DJ
function is activated, the function is
deactivated.
,
, Note
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Operating
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Operating
3
Listening to music with latin
beat
You can listen to music with latin beat on beat
box mode by pressing BEAT BOX. (CD/USB/AUX/
PORTABLE)
You can select various beat box mode. Press
BEAT VOL./SELECT repeatedly, then beat sound
will be locally optimized as follows.
(REGUETON/MERENGUE/SMABA/SALSA/FORRO/
FUNK/SERTANEJO/CUMBIA/ELECTRONIC/HIPHOP)
You can adjust the volume level by rotating
BEAT VOL./SELECT.
On Display Description
BEAT BOX
AUTO BPM
You can enjoy the sound with auto
beat box sound by pressing BEAT
TEMPO./AUTO BPM
during playback.
BEAT BOX
MANUAL
BPM
You can change beat sound tempo
by rotating
BEAT TEMPO./AUTO BPM in beat
box mode.
BEAT BOX
OFF
You can enjoy original sound by
pressing BEAT BOX in beat box
mode.
y
y If you change beat sound tempo in AUTO
BPM mode, it will be changed to MANUAL
BPM mode automatically.
y
y According to the original sound, LATIN BEAT
may not be outputted in AUTO BPM mode.
,
, Note
Displaying file information
(ID3 TAG)
While playing an MP3 file containing file
information, you can display the information by
pressing INFO.
DEMO
In the power off state, it demonstrates the function
on display window with a demo sound and a
display by pressing DEMO.
To cancel the DEMO, press it again.
y
y While DEMO, this unit will keep DEMO
status even if you unplug the power cord
connection.
y
y You can enjoy other functions during
the DEMO. Then the DEMO will pause to
temporary.
- 
Without input key in 10 sec, the DEMO will
play back automatically.
,
, Note
Using Microphone
1.	 Connect your microphone to the MIC jack.
2.	 Play the music you want.
3.	 Sing along with the accompaniment. Adjust
the microphone volume by rotating MIC VOL.
clockwise or unclockwise on the unit.
y
y 	
When not using the microphone, set the
MIC VOL. to minimum or turn off the MIC
and remove the microphone from the
MIC jack.
y
y 	
If the microphone is set too near the
speaker, a howling sound may be produced.
In this case, move the microphone away
from the speaker or decrease the sound
level by using the MIC VOL..
y
y 	
If sound through the microphone is
extremely loud, it may be distorted. In this
case, rotate MIC VOL. to minimum.
,
, Note
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Operating 19
Operating
3
Radio Operations
Be sure that both FM and AM aerials are connected.
(Refer to the page 14)
Listening to the radio
1.	Press TUNER on the unit or FUNCTION on the
remote control until FM or AM appears in the
display window.
The last received station is tuned in.
2.	 Press and hold TUNING-/+ for about two
seconds until the frequency indication starts to
change, then release. Scanning stops when the
unit tunes in a station.
Or
	Press TUNING-/+ repeatedly.
3.	 Adjust the volume by rotating volume knob on
the unit or by pressing VOL +/- on the remote
control repeatedly.
Presetting the Radio Stations
You can preset 50 stations for FM and AM.
Before tuning, make sure to turn down the volume.
1.	Press TUNER on the unit or FUNCTION on the
remote control until FM or AM appears in the
display window.
2.	Press TUNING-/+ on the remote control or
Y/U on the unit to select a desired
frequency.
3.	Press PROGRAM/MEMORY. A preset number
will blink in the display window.
4.	Press PRESET.FOLDER W/S to select the
preset number you want.
5.	Press PROGRAM/MEMORY. The station is
stored.
6.	 Repeat steps 2 to 5 to store other stations.
7.	 To listen a preset station, press
PRESET.FOLDER W/S or 0 to 9 numerical
buttons.
Deleting all the saved stations
1.	 Press and hold PROGRAM/MEMORY for two
seconds.“ERASE ALL”will flash up on the unit
display.
2.	Press PROGRAM/MEMORY to erase all saved
radio stations.
Improving poor FM reception
Press T ST./MONO on the unit or d/M on the
remote control. This will change the tuner from
stereo to mono and usually improve the reception.
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Sound adjustment
Setting the surround mode
This system has a number of pre-set surround
sound fields. You can select a desired sound mode
by using SOUND EQ on the unit or
SOUND EFFECT on the remote control.
The displayed items for the Equalizer may be
different depending on sound sources and effects.
On Display Description
NATURAL
You can enjoy comfortable and
natural sound.
Local
Specialization
equalizer
Regionally optimized sound
effect. (FORRO/FUNK/
SERTANEJO/DANGDUT/ARABIC/
PERSIAN/INDIA/REGUETON/
MERENGUE/SALSA/SAMBA/
CUMBIA/AFRO HIP HOP)
AUTO EQ
Realizes the sound equalizer that
is the most similar to the genre
of which is included in the MP3
ID3 tag of song files.
POP
CLASSIC
JAZZ
ROCK
This program lends an
enthusiastic atmosphere to the
sound, giving you the feeling
you are at an actual rock pop,
jazz or classic concert.
MP3 - OPT
This function is optimized
for compressible MP3 file. It
improves the treble sound.
BASS BLAST
Reinforces the treble, bass and
surround sound effect.
LOUDNESS
Improves the bass and treble
sound.
BYPASS
You can enjoy the sound
without equalizer effect.
y
y 	
On some speakers, sound may not be heard
or heard in low sound depending on the
sound mode.
y
y 	
Maybe you need to reset the surround
mode, after switching the input, sometimes
even after the sound track/file changed.
y
y 	By pressing BASS BLAST on the unit you
can directly select the BYPASS or
BASS BLAST sound.
,
, Note
Setting the USER EQ
You can listen to music with the desired sound
effect by adjusting the BASS, MIDDLE and TREBLE.
1.	Press USER EQ. “USER EQ”is displayed.
2.	Press SET to enter USER EQ mode.
3.	 Select the BASS, MIDDLE or TREBLE sound effect
you want by pressing ENTER.
4.	Press Y/U or ratate FILE SEARCH to adjust
the sound level you want.
5.	 To finish the setting, press SET.
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Setting the Clock
1.	 Turn the unit on.
2.	Press CLOCK for at least 2 seconds.
3.	 Choose time mode by pressing Y/U.
- 
AM 12:00 (for an AM and PM display) or
0:00 (for a 24 hour display)
4.	Press SET to confirm your selection.
5.	 Select the hours by pressing Y/U.
6.	Press SET.
7.	 Select the minutes by pressing Y/U.
8.	Press SET.
Using your player as an alarm
clock
1.	 Turn the unit on.
2.	Press TIMER. Each of functions flashes.
3.	Press SET when the function you want to be
woken by is showing.
4.	 “ON TIME”will be displayed. Press Y/U to
change the hours and minutes and press SET to
save.
5.	 The“OFF TIME”will be displayed. Press Y/U
to change the hours and minutes and press SET
to save.
6.	Press Y/U to change the volume and
press SET to save. The clock icon "(“ shows
that the alarm is set.
7.	Press TIMER button 2 times. You can check the
setting status.
y
y 	
If you set the clock time, you can check the
time by pressing CLOCK even when the
player is turned off.
y
y 	
If you set the clock time and alarm, you
can check the alarm icon “(“ by pressing
CLOCK even when the player is turned off.
y
y 	
If you set the clock time and alarm, you
can check the alarm icon “(“ and setting
informaiton by pressing TIMER even when
the unit is turned off.
,
, Note
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Sleep Timer Setting
Press SLEEP on the remote control repeatedly to
select delay time between 10 and 180 minutes.
After the delay time, the unit will be turned off.
To cancel the sleep function, press SLEEP on the
remote control repeatedly until“SLEEP 10”appears,
and then press SLEEP on the remote control once
again while“SLEEP 10”is displayed.
y
y You can check the remaining time before
the unit is turned off.
y
y Press SLEEP. The remaining time appears in
the display window.
,
, Note
Dimmer
Press SLEEP once. The display window will
be darkened by half. To cancel it, press SLEEP
repeatedly until dim off.
Advanced Operations
Listening to music from your
portable player or external
device
The unit can be used to play the music from many
types of portable player or external device.
(Refer to the page 13)
1.	 Connect the portable player to the PORT. IN
connector of the unit.
Or
	 Connect the external device to the AUX IN
connector of the unit.
2.	 Turn the power on by pressing 1/!.
3.	 Select the PORTABLE or AUX function by
pressing FUNCTION on the remote control or
AUX/PORT. IN on the unit.
4.	 Turn the portable player or external device and
start it playing.
Changing the lighting effect
You can change the unit’s lighting effects by
pressing LIGHTING EFFECT on the unit in 5 types.
(Forward Level Mode -> Peak Level Mode -> Center
Level Mode -> Reverse Level Mode -> Shower Level
Mode)
Woofer ON/OFF
You can power on or off the woofer by pressing
WOOFER ON/OFF on the unit.
Woofer sound is not outputted in AM function.
And WOOFER ON/OFF button’s light is turned
off.
,
, Note
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Recording to USB
You can record a various sound source to USB.
(CD, USB, AUX, PORTABLE, FM, AM)
1.	 Connect the USB device to the unit.
2.	 Select a function in which you want to record
by using CD, USB, TUNER, or AUX/PORT. IN on
the unit or FUNCTION on the remote control.
One track/file recording - You can record to USB
after playing a track/file you want.
All tracks/files recording - You can record to USB
after stop.
Program list recording - After showing the
programmed list, you can record it to USB.
(Refer to the page 17)
3.	Press USB REC on the unit or USB REC on
the remote control.
- 
If you connect both of USB1 and USB2, press
T ST./MONO to record to USB1 or press I
to record to USB2.
4.	 To stop recording, press I on the unit or
Z ENTER on the remote control.
To select recording bit rate and
speed
1.	Press USB REC on the unit or USB REC on
the remote control for longer than 3 seconds.
2.	Press C/V on the remote control or
Y/U on the unit to select a bit rate.
3.	Press USB REC on the unit or USB REC on
the remote control again to select the recording
speed.
4.	Press C/V on the remote control or
Y/U on the unit to select a desired
recording speed. (AUDIO CD only)
X1 SPEED
- You can listen to music while recording it.
X2 SPEED
- You can just record the music file.
5.	Press USB REC on the unit or USB REC on
the remote control to finish the setting.
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Dubbing USB to USB
You can do dubbing a various sound source in
USB1 to USB2 on USB function.
1.	 Connect a USB device including desired sound
files to USB1.
2.	 Connect another USB device to USB2.
3.	Press USB REC on the unit or USB REC on
the remote control.
4.	 To stop recording, press I on the unit or
Z ENTER on the remote control.
Pausing recording
During recording, press USB REC on the
unit or USB REC on the remote control to pause
recording. Press it again to restart recording.
(TUNER/AUX/PORTABLE only)
y
y You can check the recording percentage
rate for the USB record on the display
window during the recording. (MP3/WMA,
CD Only)
y
y During recording MP3/WMA, there is no
sound.
y
y When you stop recording during playback,
the file that has been recorded at that time
will be stored. (Except MP3/WMA files)
y
y Do not remove the USB device or turn
off the unit during USB recording. If not,
an incomplete file may be made and not
deleted on PC.
y
y If USB recording does not work, the
message like“NO USB”,“ERROR”,“USB FULL”
or“NO REC”is displayed on the display
window.
y
y Multi card reader device or External HDD
can not be used for USB recording.
y
y A file is recorded by about 512 Mbyte when
you record for a long term.
y
y You may not store more than 999 files.
y
y It’ll be stored as follows.
AUDIO CD MP3/WMA
The other
source*
* : TUNER, AUX and the like.
,
, Note
The making of unauthorized copies of copy-
protected material, including computer
programs, files, broadcasts and sound
recordings, may be an infringement of
copyrights and constitute a criminal offense.
This equipment should not be used for such
purposes.
Be responsible
Respect copyrights
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Troubleshooting
4
Troubleshooting
General
Problem Cause & Solution
No Power.
y
y The power cord is not plugged in. Plug in the power cord.
y
y Check whether electricity failed.
Check the condition by operating other electronic devices.
No sound.
y
y Check whether you select right function.
Press FUNCTION and check the selected function.
y
y If not, connect speaker cables correctly.
Speaker cables connected correctly.
No beat box sound. y
y Check the beat box volume level by rotating BEAT VOL./SELECT.
The unit does not start
playback.
y
y An unplayable disc is inserted. Check the playable disc.
y
y No disc is inserted. Insert a disc.
y
y The disc is dirty. Clean the disc. (Refer to the 29 page)
y
y The disc is inserted upside down.
Place the disc with the label or printed side facing upwards.
Radio stations cannot
be tuned in properly.
y
y The antenna is positioned or connected poorly.
Connect the antenna securely.
y
y The signal strength of the radio station is too weak.
Tune to the station manually.
y
y No stations have been preset or preset stations have been cleared (when
tuning by scanning preset channels).
Preset some radio stations, see page 19 for details.
The remote control
does not work properly.
y
y The remote control is too far from the unit.
Operate the remote control within about 23 ft (7 m).
y
y There is an obstacle in the path of the remote control and the unit.
Remove the obstacle.
y
y The batteries in the remote control are exhausted.
Replace the batteries with new ones.
Sub woofer does not
work.
y
y Check whether the woofer is connected to the unit correctly.
Connect cables to the unit correctly. (Refer to the 12 page)
y
y Check the woofer status and press WOOFER ON/OFF.
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5	Appendix
Appendix
26
Appendix
5
Trademarks and
Licenses
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Appendix 27
Appendix
5
General specifications
General
Power requirements Refer to main label
Power consumption Refer to main label
Dimensions (W x H x D) 285 x 395 x 381 mm
Net Weight (Approx.) 6.2 kg
Operating temperature 5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F)
Operating humidity 5 % to 90 %
Bus Power Supply USB DC 5 V 0 500 mA
Inputs
AUX IN 2.0 Vrms (1 kHz, 0 dB), 600 Ω, RCA jack (L, R) x 1
PORT. IN 1.2 Vrms (3.5 mm stereo jack)
Tuner
FM Tuning Range 87.5 to 108.0 MHz or 87.50 to 108.00 MHz
AM Tuning Range 522 to 1 620 kHz, 520 to 1 710 kHz or 522 to 1 710 kHz
Amplifier
Stereo mode 310 W + 310 W (4 Ω at 1 kHz, THD 10%)
Surround
mode
Front 310 W x 2 (4 Ω at 1 kHz, THD 10%)
Rear 180 W x 2 (8 Ω at 1 kHz, THD 10%)
Subwoofer 310 W x 2 (4 Ω at 1 kHz, THD 10%)
CD
Frequency Response 40 to 20 000 Hz
Signal-to-noise ratio 75 dB
Dynamic range 80 dB
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Appendix
5
Speaker specifications
Front speaker
Type 2 Way 2 speaker
Impedance 4 Ω
Rated Input Power 310 W
Max. Input power 620 W
Net Dimensions (W x H x D) 262 x 475 x 330 mm
Net Weight 7.8 kg
Rear speaker
Type 2 Way 2 speaker
Impedance 8 Ω
Rated Input Power 180 W
Max. Input power 360 W
Net Dimensions (W x H x D) 262 x 475 x 330 mm
Net Weight 3.5 kg
subwoofer
Type 1 Way 1 speaker
Impedance 4 Ω
Rated Input Power 310 W
Max. Input power 620 W
Net Dimensions (W x H x D) 346 x 450 x 331 mm
Net Weight 9.3 kg
y
y Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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Appendix 29
Appendix
5
Maintenance
Notes on Discs
Handling Discs
Never stick paper or tape on the disc.
Storing Discs
After playing, store the disc in its case. Do not
expose the disc to direct sunlight or sources of heat
and never leave it in a parked car exposed to direct
sunlight.
Cleaning Discs
Fingerprints and dust on the disc can cause poor
picture quality and sound distortion. Before playing,
clean the disc with a clean cloth. Wipe the disc from
the center to out.
Do not use strong solvents such as alcohol,
benzine, thinner, commercially available cleaners,
or anti-static spray intended for old vinyl records.
Handling the Unit
When shipping the unit
Please save the original shipping carton and
packing materials. If you need to ship the unit, for
maximum protection, re-pack the unit as it was
originally packed at the factory.
Keeping the exterior surfaces clean
Do not use volatile liquids such as insecticide spray
near the unit. Wiping with strong pressure may
damage the surface. Do not leave rubber or plastic
products in contact with the unit for a long period
of time.
Cleaning the unit
To clean the player, use a soft, dry cloth. If the
surfaces are extremely dirty, use a soft cloth lightly
moistened with a mild detergent solution. Do not
use strong solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or
thinner, as these might damage the surface of the
unit.
Maintaining the Unit
The unit is a high-tech, precision device. If the
optical pick-up lens and disc drive parts are dirty
or worn, the picture quality could be diminished.
For details, please contact your nearest authorized
service center.

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