LG LAC-3900N manual

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  • Brand: LG
  • Product: Car Radio
  • Model/name: LAC-3900N
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English

Table of Contents

Page: 1
2 CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver
3 Safety Note
4 [LAC3900N / LAC5900N] Front Panel / Remote Control
5 [LAC6900N] Front Panel / Remote Control
6 [LAC3900N / LAC5900N] About Detachable Control Panel
7 [LAC6900N] About Detachable Control Panel
8 Installation
Basic installation
Removing the existing receiver unit
ISO-DIN installation
Battery installation
9 Connection
10 Basic operation
Mute
Using the EQ
Adjusting the sound level
XDSS+(Extreme Dynamic Sound System)
Checking the clock
Setting the clock
11 Listening to a CD
Pause or restart a CD
Search for a section within a track / file
Skip to another track / file
Intro scan
Repeat
Shuffle
MP3/WMA Track -10 / +10
MP3/WMA Folder UP/DOWN
Checking information about your music
12 Listening to the radio
Auto search memory
Storing and recalling broadcast frequencies
To scan the preset stations
To tune in the preset stations
Connecting USB device (Optional)
13 Connecting an Auxiliary Equipment
Changing settings
14 Troubleshooting
15 Specifications
Table of Contents
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CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver 3
Safety Note
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 consti-
tute 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.
Always operate the vehicle in a safe manner.
Do not become distracted by the vehicle while driving, and always be fully
aware of all driving condition. Do not change settings, or any functions.
Pull over in a safe and legal manner before attempting such operations.
Do not use for many hours at extremely low or high temperature.
(-10~60°C)
To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not remove the cover or back of
this product. There are no user-serviceable parts inside.
Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this product to
dripping or splashing water, rain, or moisture.
The temperature of unit’s outside can be extremely high, please use the
unit after proper installation in your vehicle.
This unit cannot play 8cm disc (use 12cm disc only).
CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK DO NOT SPLIT COVER(OR BACK) NO USER
SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING
TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION : This product uses a Laser System.
To ensure proper use of this product, please read this owner’s manual carefully and
retain it for future reference.
Should the unit require maintenance, contact an authorized service center. Performing
controls, adjustments, or carrying out 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. Visible
laser radiation when open. DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM.
Caution
When being connected in a wrong way, the unit displays as follows.
- Antenna port short : “ANTENNA ON PORT SHORT CIRCUIT CHECK”
After connecting it again, restart the unit.
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)
8 cm
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4 CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver
[LAC3900N / LAC5900N] Front Panel / Remote Control
1 SOURCE [SRC]
2 • Auto Store [U
U/AS]
• Preset Scan [u
u/PS]
• MP3/WMA Track
+10/-10 U
U/u
u
• Folder Up/Down U
U/u
u
3 Skip / Search / Seek /
Tune -?b / B?+
4 • Volume
• [MUTE]
• Power [PWR]
5 Equalizer [EQ]
6 Remote
Sensor(Optional)
7 Select [SEL]
8 CD slot
9 Display window
10 Extreme Dynamic
Sound System
[XDSS+]
11 Display [DISP]
12 Eject Z
13 Release
14 USB slot(Optional)
15 AUX in
16 Preset Station [1~6]
17 Shuffle [SHF]
18 Repeat [RPT]
19 Intro Scan [INT]
20 Play/Pause B/X
21 • [BAND]
• [DRIVE] (Optional)
22 • [MENU]
1 Power [POWER]
/ Mute
2 Select [MENU/SEL]
3 Source [SRC]
4 Play / Pause B/X
5 Intro Scan [INT]
6 Shuffle [SHF]
7 • MP3/WMA Track +10
• Folder Up U
U
• Auto Store
8 • CD Skip / Search
• Seek / Tune ?m m
9 • [BAND]
• DRIVE [DRV]
(Optional)
10 Volume Up /
Down
11 Number [#]
12 Repeat [RPT]
13 Number [0 -9]
14 • CD Skip / Search
• Seek / Tune M M?
15 Display [DISP.]
16 • MP3/WMA Track -10
• Folder Down u
u
• Preset Scan
INT
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INT
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LAC3900N LAC5900N
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CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver 5
[LAC6900N] Front Panel / Remote Control
20
1 • Auto Store [U
U/AS]
• Preset Scan [u
u/PS]
• MP3/WMA Track +10/-10 U
U/u
u
• Folder Up/Down U
U/u
u
2 Skip / Search / Seek / Tune -?b /
B?+
3 • Volume
• [MUTE]
• Power [PWR]
4 Equalizer [EQ]
5 Select [SEL]
6 SOURCE [SRC]
7 Remote Sensor(Optional)
8 Display window
9 Extreme Dynamic Sound System
[XDSS+]
10 Display [DISP]
11 Release
12 USB slot
13 AUX in
14 Preset Station [1~6]
15 Shuffle [SHF]
16 Repeat [RPT]
17 Intro Scan [INT]
18 Play/Pause B/X
19 • [BAND]
• [DRIVE]
20 • [MENU]
1 Power [POWER] / Mute
2 Select [MENU/SEL]
3 Source [SRC]
4 Play / Pause B/X
5 Intro Scan [INT]
6 Shuffle [SHF]
7 • MP3/WMA Track +10
• Folder Up U
U
• Auto Store
8 • CD Skip / Search
• Seek / Tune ?m m
9 • [BAND]
• DRIVE [DRV]
10 Volume Up / Down
11 Number [#]
12 Repeat [RPT]
13 Number [0 -9]
14 • CD Skip / Search
• Seek / Tune M M?
15 Display [DISP.]
16 • MP3/WMA Track -10
• Folder Down u
u
• Preset Scan
INT
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6 CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver
[LAC3900N / LAC5900N] About Detachable Control Panel
Attaching the control panel
1
2
Caution
• The control buttons may not work properly if the control panel is not attached
properly. If this occurs, gently press the display.
• Do not leave the control panel in any area exposed to high temperatures or
direct sunlight.
• Do not drop the control panel or otherwise subject it to strong impact.
• Do not allow such volatile agents as benzine, thinner, or insecticides to come
into contact with the surface of the control panel.
Detaching the control panel
1
2
3
4
Protective Case
Control panel
Periodically wipe the contacts on the back of the control
panel with a cotton swap moistened with alcohol. For safe-
ty, turn off the ignition before cleaning, and remove the key
from the ignition switch.
1 Align the left side of the panel with
the stopper.
2 Push the right side or panel into the
unit until it clicks.
1 Press the “ ” (RELEASE) to
open the control panel.
2 Hold the right part of the control
panel.
3 Pull out the control panel.
4 Place the control panel in the
supplied protective case.
Note
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CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver 7
[LAC6900N] About Detachable Control Panel
Attaching the control panel
A
B
D
C
Caution
• When detaching or attaching the control panel, do not press the display or
control buttons.
• The control buttons may not work properly if the control panel is not attached
properly. If this occurs, gently press the control panel.
• Do not leave the control panel in any area exposed to high temperatures or
direct sunlight.
• Do not drop the control panel or otherwise subject it to strong impact.
• Do not allow such volatile agents as benzine, thinner, or insecticides to come
into contact with the surface of the control panel.
• Do not try to disassemble the control panel.
Detaching the control panel
Protective Case
Control panel
Periodically wipe the contacts on the back of the control
panel with a cotton swap moistened with alcohol. For safety,
turn off the ignition before cleaning, and remove the key
from the ignition switch.
1 Attach part A of the control panel to
part B of the unit.
2 Attach part C of the control panel to
part D of the unit while pushing the
control panel to left.
3 Close the control panel.
1 Press the “ ” button to unlock
the control panel.
2 Push the control panel to left.
3 Pull the control panel out of the
unit.
4 Put the detached control panel
into the protective case.
Note
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8 CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver
Installation
A
A
If there is already an installation
sleeve for the receiver unit in the
dashboard, it must be removed.
1 Remove the rear support from the
unit.
2 Remove the control panel and trim
ring from the unit.
3 Insert the lever A into the hole on
one side of the unit.
Perform the same operation on
the other side and pull the unit out
from the mounting sleeve.
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4
3
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2
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Control panel
1 Slide the unit into the ISO-DIN
frame.
2 Fit screws removed from the old
unit.
3 Slide the unit and frame into the
dash opening.
4 Install the dash panel or adapter
plate.
5 Install the trim ring to the unit.
6 Install the control panel to the unit.
Removing the existing receiver unit
ISO-DIN Installation
Before installing, make sure that the
ignition-switch is set to OFF and
remove the terminal of the car battery
to avoid short-circuiting.
1 Remove the existing receiver unit.
2 Make the necessary connections.
3 Install the installation sleeve.
4 Install the unit into the installation
sleeve.
Bend the claws
according to
the thickness
of the
dashboard
Control panel
Basic Installation
1 Pull out the battery holder with a
sharp product like a ball point pen.
2 Put the battery with and
correctly on the battery holder.
3 Push the battery holder back into
its original position.
Battery Installation
Note
• Use only one CR2025 (3V) lithium battery.
• Remove the battery if the remote control is not used for a long period of
time.
• Do not leave the product in a hot or humid place.
• Do not handle the battery with metallic tools.
• Do not store the battery with metallic materials.
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CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver 9
Connection
Before connecting, make sure that the ignition switch is set to OFF, and remove the battery # terminal to avoid short circuits.
BATTERY
B 1
B 2
B 3
B 4
B 5
B 6
B 7
B 8
1 2 3
5 6 7 8
B
A
4 1 2 3
5 6 7 8
4
A 8 Power Antenna(Blue)
A 7 Dimmer(Pink)
A 2 To Ignition(Red)
A 1 To Battery(+)(Yellow)
A 5 Ground(-)(Black)
Power
Antenna Control Relay
Ignition Switch
Dimmer Switch
Amplifier
(Optional)
A 4 Phone Mute(Orange)
A 3 Remote On(Blue/White)
Front Left
Front Right
Rear Left (Sub-woofer Left)
Rear Right (Sub-woofer Right)
*Sub-woofer is optional.
Amplifier
(Optional)
B 1 Violet / Black Stripe : Rear Right –
B 2 Violet : Rear Right +
B 3 Gray / Black Stripe : Front Right –
B 4 Gray : Front Right +
B 5 Green/ Black Stripe : Rear Left –
B 6 Green : Rear Left +
B 7 White/Black Stripe : Front Left –
B 8 White : Front Left +
A 6 : Not connected
To Audio out To Audio in
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10 CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver
Basic operation - more you can do
Mute
Press VOL/MUTE (POWER on the remote control) to cut the sound. To can-
cel it, press again.
Using the EQ
EQ is to increase or decrease the signal strength of audio frequencies. The func-
tion helps you to enjoy sound more plentifully. Press EQ repeatedly. The indica-
tor lights up in the following order.
POP t CLASSIC t ROCK t JAZZ t VOCAL t SALSA t SAMBA t
REGGAE t RUSSY t USER1 t USER2 t Off (not displayed)
Note
• When XDSS+ is set to “Off”, you can adjust the EQ settings.
• You can adjust sound level to your preference. Once you select a USER mode
and then adjust the sound level, it will be automatically stored for the currently
selected USER mode. Refer to the “Adjusting the sound level” for USER 1/2
mode.
Adjusting the sound level
Press SEL (SEL/MENU on the remote control) repeatedly to select the mode
you want to adjust from VOL(volume), BAL(left/right speaker), FAD(front/rear
speaker) and SUB(Sub-woofer:optional). To adjust sound quality, rotate PWR or
press VOLUME on the remote control.
Note
When EQ and XDSS+ is set to “Off”, you can also adjust the sound level
(BAS(bass), MID(middle), TRB(treble)) settings.
XDSS+ (Extreme Dynamic Sound System)
Press XDSS+ . (XDSS+ : Improves the treble, bass sound.) To cancel it, press it
again.
Checking the clock
You can see the clock pressing DISP (DISP. on the remote control).
Setting the clock
1 Press the DISP(DISP. on the remote control) and then, press and hold it for
more 1 second.
2 Press the B?+(BB> on the remote control) to adjust the hour.
3 Press the -?b (.bb on the remote control) to adjust the minute.
4 Press DISP(DISP. on the remote control) again to finish the setting.
Basic Operation
ON PLAYER ON REMOTE
1. Turn the unit on.
2. Select a source.
3. Adjust the volume.
PWR
SRC
Rotate PWR
POWER
SRC
VOLUME
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CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver 11
Listening to a CD - more you can do
Pause or restart a CD
Press B
B[] on the player (B
B/[] on the remote control) during playback. Press this
button again to resume play.
Search for a section within a track / file
Press and hold -?b / B?+ on the player (.bb/BB> on remote control) for
about 1 second during playback and then release at the point you want.
Skip to another track / file
Press -?b / B?+ on the player (.bb/BB> on remote control.). To skip to
previous track, press briefly -?b within 3 seconds of playing time. Press [#] and
a number you want to move on remote control to move the files/track.
Intro scan
Press or press and hold INT on the player (INT on remote control). Each files in
the current selected folder ( INT) or the first 10 seconds of each tracks/files
(INT) on the disc are played. To cancel it, press the button again.
Repeat
Press or press and hold RPT on the player (RPT on the remote control). The
current selected tracks/files (1 RPT) or folder ( RPT) on the disc is played
repeatedly. To cancel it, press the button again.
Shuffle
Press or press and hold SHF on the player (SHF on the remote control). Each
files in the current selected folder ( SHF) or all of the tracks/files (SHF) on
the disc is played randomly. Press SHF again to cancel it.
Note
During random playback, if you press -?b , you won’t go back to the previous
track.
MP3/WMA Track -10 / +10
(If there is no folder or one folder.) During playback push the button down to
u
u/PS to go back 10 tracks, or push it up to U
U/
/AS to go forward 10 tracks.
MP3/WMA Folder UP/DOWN
(If there are more than two folders.) During playback, push the button down to
u
u/PS to go back to the previous folder, or push it up U
U/
/AS to go forward to the
next folder.
Checking information about your music
MP3/WMA files often come with tags. The tag gives the Title, Artist or Album.
Press DISP repeatedly during MP3/WMA/CD TEXT file playback. If there is no
information, “NO TEXT” will be shown in the display window.
Note
• : The icon is displayed during MP3/WMA playback.
• MP3/WMA Disc compatibility with this unit is limited as follows:
1. Sampling Frequency / 8 - 48kHz (MP3) 22.05 - 48kHz (WMA)
2. Bit rate / within 8 - 320kbps (include VBR) (MP3) 32 -320kbps (WMA)
3. CD-R/CD-RW file system should be “ISO 9660”
4. If you record MP3/WMA files using software which cannot create a FILE
SYSTEM, for example “Direct-CD” etc., it will not be possible to playback
MP3/WMA files. We recommend that you use “Easy-CD Creator” which cre-
ates an ISO9660 file system.
Customers should also note that permission is required in order to down-
load MP3/WMA files and music from the Internet. Our company has no
right to grant such permission. Permission should always be sought from
the copyright owner.
Listening to a CD
ON PLAYER ON REMOTE
1. Open the front panel.
[Only in LAC6900N]
2. Insert a CD.
3. Adjust the volume.
-
Rotate PWR
-
-
VOLUME
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12 CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver
Listening to the radio - more you can do
Auto search memory
Push the button up to U
U/AS. The six strongest broadcast frequencies will be
stored under preset button 1-6 in the order of their signal strength.To cancel, push
the button up to U
U/AS.
Storing and recalling broadcast frequencies
1 Press BAND to select desired band you want to store.
2 Select the desired frequency and press one of preset buttons 1-6 and hold
until the beep sound.
3 Repeat steps 1-2 to preset other stations.The next time, you press the same
preset button, the radio station frequency is recalled from the memory.
To scan the preset stations
Push the button down to u
u/PS. Each preset station appears. To cancel, push
the button down to u
u/PS.
To tune in the preset stations
Press BAND to select the desired band and press the desired preset button 1-6
(preset button 1-6 on the remote control).
Note
• When a station is stored on the preset numbers on which another station of
the same band has already been preset, the previously preset station is auto-
matically erased.
Listening to the radio
ON PLAYER ON REMOTE
1. Select a source to tuner.
2. Select a band.
3. Auto seek.
Manual seek.
SRC
BAND
-?b / B?+
Press and hold
-?b / B?+
SRC
BAND
?mm/MM?
Press and hold
?mm/MM?
Connecting USB device(Optional)
ON PLAYER ON REMOTE
1. Open the USB cover.
2. Connect the USB device.
3. Adjust the volume.
-
-
Rotate PWR
-
-
VOLUME
Moving to another drive
When connecting this unit to multi reader, press BAND (BAND on remote con-
trol) to go to the next drive. Each time you press the button, the driver modes
changes.
Note
• If the USB device is already connected, press SRC (SRC on remote control.)
to select a source to USB.
• Pause / Intro Scan / Repeat / Shuffle / ... functions are same with “Listening to
a CD - more you can do”. Refer to the page 11.
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CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver 13
 DEMO OFF/ ON
You can change the initial indication on the display to information name (func-
tion name, EQ name, etc...) while listening to a source.
 LCD WHI / RED
You can change the LCD window color. WHI(white) <-> RED(red)
 [LAC3900N / LAC5900N] LED RED / GRN / AUTO
[LAC6900N] LED BLU / RED / AUTO
You can change the button color.
 COL TM (Color changing time)
Only when you set LED to AUTO, you can set LED color changing time from
5 to 60 seconds.
 SW(Subwoofer) OFF / SW 55HZ / SW 85HZ / SW 120 HZ
You can enable the subwoofer.
SW OFF <-> SW 55HZ <-> SW 85HZ <-> SW 120 HZ.
 DIM(Dimmer) OFF / ON / AUTO
You can change the brightness of the display window during the power-on
status. When you set DIMMER to AUTO, the dimmer operates according to
the car dimmer setting.
 DIM L (Dimmer Level)
When you set DIM to ON/AUTO, you can adjust the dimmer level. (-2,-1,0,+1,+2)
 A-EQ(Auto EQ) ON/OFF
AUTO EQ operates only in the music file supported with Genre in the device.
When you set AUTO EQ to ON, POP, CLASSIC, ROCK, or JAZZ is automati-
cally according to the music genre.
 BEEP 2ND / ALL
BEEP 2ND : The beep is generated when a key is long pressed. (1 sec)
BEEP ALL : The beep is generated when any key is pressed.
Connecting an Auxiliary Equipment
ON PLAYER ON REMOTE
1. Select a source to AUX.
2. Play the connected Auxiliary
Equipment.
3. Adjust the volume.
SRC
-
Rotate PWR
SRC
-
VOLUME
Line out
MP3 Player, etc
Auxiliary input

 AUX (Auxiliary) ON / OFF
It is possible to use auxiliary equipment with this unit. Activate the auxiliary
setting when using auxiliary equipment connected to this unit.

 AUX (Auxiliary) 00dB / +6dB
Ony when you set AUX to ON as switching sources, you can adjust the
volume level of each source to prevent radical changes in volume.
You can set to 0 dB or +6 dB. You may be surprised at a loud sound when
you change the source from the external component to another source.
Changing settings
ON PLAYER ON REMOTE
1. Select one item.
2. Select a source.
3. Finish the setting .
Press
MENU
Rotate PWR
Press MENU
Press and hold
SEL/MENU
VOLUME
Press SEL/MENU
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Troubleshooting
Symptom Cause Correction
Power doesn’t turn on / The
unit doesn’t operate.
No sound is heard / The vol-
ume level will not rise.
There’s audio skipping.
The playback is not possi
ble.
Radio stations cannot be
tuned in.
The unit does not operate
correctly even when the
appropriate remote
control buttons are pressed.
Leads and connectors are not properly.
The fuse is blown.
Noise and other factors are causing the built-
in microprocessor to operate incorrectly.
Cables are not connected correctly.
This unit is not firmly secured.
The disc is dirty.
The loaded disc is of a type this unit cannot
play.
The signal strength of the stations is too
weak(when tuning in with automatic tuning.)
No station has been preset or preset stations
have been cleared(when tuning by scanning
preset stations.)
Battery power is low.
Confirm once more that all connections are
correct.
Rectify the problem that caused the fuse to
blow, and then replace it. Be very sure to
install the correct fuse with the same rate.
Turn the unit off and then on.
Connect the cables correctly.
Secure this unit firmly.
Clean the disc.
Check what type the disc.
Tune in the stations manually.
Preset the stations.(Refer to the page 12)
Load new battery.
General
CD
Radio
Remote
control
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CAR CD/MP3/WMA Receiver 15
Specifications
General
Output Power 53W x 4CH (Max.)
Power Source DC 12V
Speaker impedance 4Ω
Ground System Negative
Dimensions (W x H x D) 180 x 50 x 176 mm (Without Control Panel)
Net Weight 1.3 kg
Tuner
FM
Frequency Range 87.5-107.9, 87.5-108 MHz
S/N Ratio 55 dB
Distortion 0.7%
Usable Sensitivity 12 dBµV
AM (MW)
Frequency Range 520-1720 or 522-1620 kHz
S/N Ratio 50 dB
Distortion 1.0%
Usable Sensitivity 28 dBµV
CD
Frequency Response 20 Hz-20 kHz
S/N Ratio 80 dB
Distortion 0.12%
Channel Separation (1kHz) 55 dB
AUX
Frequency Response 20 Hz-20 kHz
S/N Ratio 80 dB
Distortion 0.1 %
Channel Separation (1kHz) 45 dB
Max Input Level (1kHz) 1.1V
USB
Version USB 1.1
Line OUT
Frequency Response 20Hz ~ 20 KHz
Output Voltage 1.8 V (Max.)
Subwoofer (optional)
Frequency Response 20Hz ~ 120 Hz
Output Voltage 1.8 V (Max.)
Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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