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  • Brand: Panasonic
  • Product: CD-player
  • Model/name: RX-ES23
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Operating Instructions
Portable Stereo CD System
Model No. RX-ES29
RX-ES23
Table of Contents
Supplied Accessories...........................................2
Precautions ..........................................................2
Caution for AC Mains Lead ..................................3
Maintenance.........................................................3
CD Selection ........................................................3
Location of Controls .............................................4
Use of Batteries....................................................6
Power Sources .....................................................6
Memory Batteries.................................................6
The Radio.............................................................7
CDs and MP3.......................................................8
Cassette Tape Play.............................................10
Cassette Tape Recording...................................10
Setting the Clock ................................................12
The Play and Record Timer ...............................12
The Sleep Timer.................................................13
Sound Quality.....................................................14
3-D Sound with the Sound Virtualizer ................14
Troubleshooting ..................................................15
Technical Specifications .....................................15
Note:
≥ “EB” on the packaging indicates the United Kingdom.
Before connecting, operating or adjusting this product, please
read these instructions completely. Please keep this manual for
future reference.
[_E_] [EB] [GN] RQT7912-3B
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Dear Customer
Thank you for purchasing this product.
For optimum performance and safety, please read these
instructions carefully.
Supplied Accessories
Please check and identify the supplied accessories.
Use numbers indicated in parentheses when asking for
replacement parts.
Remote control transmitter (N2QAHB000048)...............1 pc.
AC mains lead................................................................1 pc.
Note:
≥ The included AC mains lead is for use with this unit only.
Do not use it with other equipment.
For United Kingdom (VJA0733)
For Australia and New Zealand
(K2CJ2DA00010)
For Continental Europe (K2CQ2CA00002)
Precautions
≥ Avoid using or placing this unit near sources of heat. Do not
leave it in an automobile exposed to direct sunlight for long
time with the doors and windows closed as this may deform
the cabinet.
≥ Avoid cuts, scratches, or poor connections in the AC mains
lead, as they may result in possible fire or electric shock
hazard. Also, excessive bending, pulling or splicing of the
cord should be avoided.
≥ Do not unplug the AC mains lead by pulling on the cord. To
do so may cause premature failure or shock hazard.
≥ Do not operate this unit on AC outlet in a bathroom, as a
potential shock hazard may result.
≥ When not in use, disconnect the AC mains lead from the
household AC outlet.
The socket outlet shall be installed near the equipment
and easily accessible or the mains plug or an appliance
coupler shall remain readily operable.
Laite tulee asettaa lähelle verkkopistorasiaa ja
pistokkeen täytyy olla sellaisessa asennossa, että
siihen on helppo tarttua ongelman sattuessa.
Utstyret bør plasseres i nærheten av AC-stikkontakten,
og støpslet må være lett tilgjengelig hvis det skulle
oppstå problemer.
THIS UNIT IS INTENDED FOR USE IN MODERATE
CLIMATES.
TÄMÄ LAITE ON TARKOITETTU KÄYTETTÄVÄKSI
LEUDOSSA ILMASTOSSA.
DETTE APPARATET ER BEREGNET TIL BRUK
UNDER MODERATE KLIMAFORHOLD.
This product may receive radio interference caused by
mobile telephones during use. If such interference is
apparent, please increase separation between the product
and the mobile telephone.
CAUTION!
THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES A LASER.
USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR
PERFORMANCE OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN
THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN MAY RESULT IN
HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
DO NOT OPEN COVERS AND DO NOT REPAIR
YOURSELF. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
PERSONNEL.
WARNING:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK OR
PRODUCT DAMAGE, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
APPARATUS TO RAIN, MOISTURE, DRIPPING OR
SPLASHING AND THAT NO OBJECTS FILLED WITH
LIQUIDS, SUCH AS VASES, SHALL BE PLACED ON
THE APPARATUS.
(Back of product)
RQLS0218
Inside of product
Tuotteen sisällä
Produktets innside
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Caution for AC Mains Lead
(For United Kingdom)
(“EB” area code model only)
For your safety, please read the following text carefully.
This appliance is supplied with a moulded three pin mains plug
for your safety and convenience. A 5-ampere fuse is fitted in
this plug. Should the fuse need to be replaced please ensure
that the replacement fuse has a rating of 5-ampere and that it is
approved by ASTA or BSI to BS1362. Check for the ASTA mark
Ï or the BSI mark Ì on the body of the fuse.
If the plug contains a removable fuse cover you must ensure
that it is refitted when the fuse is replaced. If you lose the fuse
cover the plug must not be used until a replacement cover is
obtained.
A replacement fuse cover can be purchased from your local
dealer.
If a new plug is to be fitted please observe the wiring code as
stated below.
If in any doubt please consult a qualified electrician.
IMPORTANT
The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with
the following code:
Blue: Neutral, Brown: Live.
As these colours may not correspond with the coloured
markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as
follows:
The wire which is coloured Blue must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured Black or
Blue.
The wire which is coloured Brown must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured Brown or
Red.
WARNING: DO NOT CONNECT EITHER WIRE TO THE
EARTH TERMINAL WHICH IS MARKED WITH THE LETTER
E, BY THE EARTH SYMBOL Ó OR COLOURED GREEN OR
GREEN/YELLOW.
THIS PLUG IS NOT WATERPROOF — KEEP DRY.
Before use
Remove the connector cover.
How to replace the fuse
The location of the fuse differ according to the type of AC mains
plug (figures A and B). Confirm the AC mains plug fitted and
follow the instructions below.
Illustrations may differ from actual AC mains plug.
Maintenance
If the surfaces are dirty
To clean this unit, wipe with a soft, dry cloth.
≥ Never use alcohol, paint thinner or benzine to clean this unit.
≥ Before using chemically treated cloth, read the instructions
that comes with the cloth carefully.
For a cleaner crisper sound
Clean the heads after every 10 hours of use to assure good
quality playback and recording.
Use a cleaning tape (not included).
Cassette tape care
≥ Tapes exceeding 100 minutes are thin and can break or get
caught in the mechanism.
≥ Tape slack can get caught up in the mechanism and should
be taken up before the tape is played.
≥ Endless tapes can get caught up in the deck’s moving parts if
used incorrectly.
CD Selection
Choose CDs with this mark: (A).
This unit can play CD-DA (digital audio)
format audio CD-R and CD-RW that have
been finalized (a process that enables
CD-R/CD-RW players to play audio CD-R and CD-RW)
upon completion of recording. It may not be able to play
some CD-R or CD-RW due to the condition of the recording.
Do not
≥ use CDs in irregular shape.
≥ use CDs with labels and stickers that are coming off or with
adhesive exuding from under labels and stickers.
≥ attach scratch-proof covers or any other kind of accessory.
≥ write anything on the CD.
≥ clean CDs with liquids. (Wipe with a soft, dry cloth.)
≥ use CDs printed with label printers available on the market.
CAUTION!
IF THE FITTED MOULDED PLUG IS UNSUITABLE FOR
THE SOCKET OUTLET IN YOUR HOME THEN THE
FUSE SHOULD BE REMOVED AND THE PLUG CUT
OFF AND DISPOSED OF SAFELY. THERE IS A
DANGER OF SEVERE ELECTRICAL SHOCK IF THE
CUT OFF PLUG IS INSERTED INTO ANY 13-AMPERE
SOCKET.
1. Open the fuse cover with a screwdriver.
2. Replace the fuse and close or attach the fuse cover.
Fuse cover
Figure A Figure B
Figure A Figure B
Fuse
(5 ampere)
Fuse
(5 ampere)
A
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Location of Controls
Main Unit
1 Deck
2 Deck eject button (< DECK) .................................(l 10)
• Press [< DECK] to open the deck.
(The unit comes on.)
Then, load a cassette and close the deck by hand.
3 Record/record pause button (¥/;) ................(l 10, 11)
4 Cassette play button (1TAPE)..............................(l 10)
• Press [1TAPE] to start play.
5 Band button (TUNER BAND) ...................................(l 7)
• Press [TUNER BAND] to select “FM” or “AM”.
6 CD play/pause button (CD 1/;).........................(l 8, 9)
• Press [CD 1/;] to start play.
Plays to the end of the CD and stops.
• Press [CD 1/;] to pause halfway during play.
Press again to resume play.
7 CD recording mode button (CD REC MODE)....... (l 11)
8 Play timer/record timer button ( PLAY/REC) .... (l 13)
9 Clock/timer button (CLOCK/TIMER) ............... (l 12, 13)
: CD program/clear, tuner preset button
( MEMORY CLEAR) ........................................... (l 7, 9)
; Speaker
Note:
• These speakers do not have magnetic shielding.
Do not place them near televisions, personal computers
or other devices easily influenced by magnetism.
< Standby/on switch ( )
Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or vice
versa. In standby mode, the unit is still consuming a small
amount of power.
= Sound equalizer button (SOUND EQ)................... (l 14)
> Tuning/CD search, Rewind/fast-forward buttons
(REW/–/6, 5/+/FF)................................... (l 7, 8, 10)
Remote Control
1 Transmission window
Aim at the sensor, avoiding obstacles, at a maximum range
of 7 meters directly in front of the unit.
2 Sleep timer button (SLEEP)...................................(l 13)
3 Numeric buttons...............................................(l 7, 8, 9)
4 CD/MP3 play mode/FM mode button
(PLAY MODE)..............................................(l 7, 8, 9, 11)
5 Auto scan button (AUTO SCAN)..............................(l 7)
6 Display select button (DISPLAY).....................(l 10, 12)
• Press [DISPLAY] to display the clock on the Display
panel B.
7 Preset channel select/album skip buttons
(C/: ALBUM, ALBUM9/D).......................(l 7, 8)
8 Tuning/CD skip, search/MP3 track skip/clock, timer
adjust buttons (–/:, 9/+)...................(l 7, 8, 9, 12)
9 MP3 intro play button (INTRO) ................................(l 9)
: Tape counter reset button (C.RESET) ..................(l 10)
• Press [C.RESET] to reset the tape counter.
The counter resets to “000”.
; Rewind/fast-forward buttons
(6/REW, 5/FF )................................................(l 10)
< Sound virtualizer button (S.VIRTUALIZER)..........(l 14)
When the unit is supplied with AC Power, the button such as 4
function in the same way as the controls on the main unit. To
save power, the unit cannot be turned on from the remote
control when batteries are used.
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? CD/Tape mode select/stop button
(∫ TAPE/CD) .............................................(l 8, 9, 10, 11)
• Press [∫ TAPE/CD] to stop play.
@ Time adjust, Preset channel select/CD track select dial
(TIME/PRESET TUNE TRACK SKIP ).......(l 7, 8, 9, 11, 12)
A Volume control buttons (+, – VOLUME)........(l 7, 8, 10)
• Press [+, – VOLUME] to adjust to the desired volume
for CD, Tuner or Cassette.
B Display panel
C CD tray open/close button (< CD) ................... (l 8, 11)
• Press [< CD] to open the tray.
(The unit comes on.)
Load a CD and press [< CD] to close the tray.
D Standby indicator (Í) (RX-ES29)
When the unit is connected to the AC mains supply, this
indicator lights up in standby mode and goes out when the
unit is turned on.
Standby/on indicator (Í/I) (RX-ES23)
The indicator lights green when the unit is turned on.
When the AC power supply is used, it functions as an AC
connection indicator. (The indicator colour changes to red
when the unit is turned off.)
E CD tray
F Remote control signal sensor (SENSOR)
30° 30°
7 m
Use
≥ Keep the transmission window and the
unit’s sensor free from dust.
≥ Operation can be affected by strong light
sources, such as direct sunlight, and the
glass doors of cabinets.
Batteries
Insert so the poles (+ and –) match those in the remote
control.
Remove if the remote control is not going to be used for a
long period of time. Store in a cool, dark place.
Replace if the unit does not respond to the remote control
even when held close to the front panel.
To Use Headphones (not included)
Reduce volume before connection.
Plug type: 3.5 mm stereo
Note:
≥ Avoid listening for prolonged periods of time to prevent
hearing damage.
PHONES
PHONES
e.g. CD
Do not
≥ put heavy objects on the remote control.
≥ take the remote control apart.
≥ spill liquids onto the remote control.
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Use of Batteries
≥ If this unit is not used for a long period of time or is used
only from an AC power source, remove all the batteries
to prevent potential damage due to possible battery
leakage.
≥ Align the poles (+ and –) correctly when inserting the
batteries.
≥ Do not mix old and new batteries or different types of
batteries.
≥ Do not recharge ordinary dry cell batteries.
≥ Do not heat or disassemble the batteries. Keep them away
from flame or water.
≥ Do not keep together with metallic objects such as
necklaces.
≥ Do not use rechargeable type batteries.
≥ Do not use batteries if the covering has peeled off.
Mishandling of batteries can damage other items, cause
damage to the unit, and may cause a fire through
short-circuiting or electrolyte leakage.
If electrolyte leaks from the batteries, consult your dealer.
Wash thoroughly with water if electrolyte comes in contact with
any part of your body.
Power Sources
To operate the unit on AC power (1)
Connect the AC mains lead.
1: Household AC outlet
2: AC mains lead (included)
To use batteries (not included) (2)
Disconnect the AC mains lead from unit to operate on battery
power.
The remote control cannot turn the unit on when batteries are
used.
To remove the batteries [A]
Open the battery cover, insert a finger into the hole in the
bottom of the unit and push the batteries out.
Memory Batteries
Memory batteries retain memory (clock/timer/CD/radio
settings) during power supply interruption.
These batteries do not power the unit.
* Memory batteries are not included.
To replace the batteries (3)
≥ The memory batteries last for about 1 year.
≥ Connect the unit to AC power before replacing the batteries.
≥ Extend the memory battery life by always pressing [ ] to
turn the unit off before disconnecting the unit from the AC
power source or replacing the power batteries.
To remove the batteries (4)
Lift the negative end of the number 4 battery to remove
batteries.
FOR THE UNITED KINGDOM ONLY.
READ THE CAUTION FOR THE AC MAINS LEAD ON
PAGE 3 BEFORE CONNECTION.
Battery life
“ ” flashes on the display when the batteries are
running down.
Then, the unit turns itself off and displays “U01”.
Replace all the batteries with new ones.
(1)
AC IN
1
2
2
1
3 4
(3)
(R6/LR6, AA, UM-3)
(R20/LR20, D, UM-1)
5
1 2 4 3
6
8
7
(2)
[A]
(4)
1
2
4
3
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The Radio
Preparation:
≥ When using batteries, press [ ].
≥ Press [TUNER BAND] to select “FM” or “AM”.
Manual tuning
[1] Press [REW/–/6] or [5 /+/FF] to select a station.
To tune automatically
Press and hold [REW/–/6] or [5/+/FF] until the
frequency starts changing rapidly.
≥ Auto tuning may be interrupted when there is excessive
interference.
≥ To cancel auto tuning, press [REW/–/6] or
[5/+/FF] once again.
[2] Press [+, – VOLUME] to adjust volume.
To use auto scan
You can search for a station by listening to all tuned-in stations
for 8 seconds each.
[1] Press [AUTO SCAN].
[2] Press [AUTO SCAN] when you find the desired
station.
Auto scan ends when it reaches the original frequency again.
To stop during the process, press [AUTO SCAN].
To improve FM sound quality
Press [PLAY MODE] to display “ ”.
Monaural sound is selected and noise reduces when reception
is weak.
Press [PLAY MODE] again to cancel the mode.
≥ To improve reception
FM : Change the length and direction of the antenna.
AM : Change the direction of the unit.
≥ AM reception is briefly interrupted if [< DECK] is pressed.
≥ To improve reception when using the unit in a building or
vehicle, place it near a window.
Preset tuning
Up to 16 stations can be set in the FM and AM band.
[1] Press [REW/–/6] or [5/+/ FF] to tune to the
required station.
[2] Press [ MEMORY CLEAR].
[3] While “ ” is flashing
Turn [TIME/PRESET TUNE TRACK SKIP ] to select
the channel and press [ MEMORY CLEAR] or on
remote control, press the numeric buttons to select
channels.
≥ For channels 1 to 9, press the corresponding number.
≥ For channels 10 to 16, press [S10], then the two digits.
If “ ” goes off during presetting, return to step [1].
To select channels
Turn [TIME/PRESET TUNE TRACK SKIP ] to
select the channel or on remote control, press the
numeric buttons to select channels.
To use preset scan
You can search for a station by listening to all preset channels
for 8 seconds each.
[1] Press and hold [C/: ALBUM] or [ALBUM 9/
D] until “PS” appears on the display.
[2] Press [C/: ALBUM] or [ALBUM 9/D] when
you find the desired channel.
Preset scan ends after searching through each preset channel
once. To stop during the process, press [C/: ALBUM] or
[ALBUM 9/D].
To skip the preset channel,
1 Select the desired station.
2 Press [ MEMORY CLEAR].
3 While “ ” is flashing
Turn [TIME/PRESET TUNE TRACK SKIP ] to display
“– –”.
4 Press [ MEMORY CLEAR].
To select the skipped channel,
Press the numeric buttons.
VOLUME REW
AM
FM
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CDs and MP3
To play a disc [CD-DA] [MP3]
[1] Press [< CD] to open the
tray.
(The unit comes on.)
≥ Label must face upward
(l right).
≥ Load a CD and press [< CD]
to close the tray.
[2] Press [CD 1/;] to start play.
Plays to the end of the CD and stops.
When playing MP3, “MP3” is
displayed.
A: Track number
B: Elapsed play time
[3] Press [+, – VOLUME] to adjust volume.
One touch play (when using AC power)
When a CD is loaded, press [CD 1/;].
* For skip tracks and skip album,
Press [CD 1/;] to start play if in the stop mode.
Note:
≥ Keep this unit away from radios and televisions if interference
occurs.
Advanced CD and MP3 Functions
Preparation:
Press [∫ TAPE/CD] to switch to CD mode.
Remote control only
Direct access play [CD-DA] [MP3]
≥ Starts play from a selected track.
≥ Press the numeric buttons to select and play your desired
track.
For 2-digits number: press [S10] once, then the 2 digits.
For 3-digits number: press [S10] twice, then the 3 digits.
Repeat play and Random play [CD-DA]
≥ Repeat : plays a track or all tracks repeatedly.
≥ Random : plays each track once in the random order.
Press [PLAY MODE] to select the desired mode.
≥ Press [CD 1/;] to start play if in the stop mode.
≥ Random can only be selected in the stop mode.
≥ The play mode is also cancelled if the CD tray is opened.
Notes: (For Random Play)
≥ Random play cannot be used together with program play.
≥ Search can be done within the current playing tracks.
≥ During play you cannot select tracks with the numeric buttons
and skip to tracks which have already been played.
To Operations
stop play Press [∫ TAPE/CD].
pause play Press [CD 1/;] during play.
skip tracks* Turn [TIME/PRESET TUNE
TRACK SKIP ] clockwise
(forward) or counter-clockwise
(backward). On remote control,
press [–/:] or [9/+].
search through tracks
[CD-DA]
Press and hold [REW/–/6] or
[5/+/FF] during play.
On remote control, press and hold
[–/:] or [9/+] during play.
skip album [MP3] * Press [REW/–/6] or [5/+/FF].
On remote control, press [C/:
ALBUM] or [ALBUM 9 /D].
VOLUME
CD
REW
TAPE ⁄ CD
A B
e.g. MP3
To Operations
repeat the desired
track
Press [PLAY MODE] to select
“ ”.
repeat programmed
tracks
1 Start program play. (l 9)
2 Press [PLAY MODE] to select
“ ”.
cancel repeat play Press [PLAY MODE] until
“ ” and “ ” are cleared.
cancel random play Press [PLAY MODE] to clear
“ ”.
If cancelled during play, play
continues to the end of the CD.
: (1 track- repeat)
(No display)
: (All-track repeat)
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Repeat play and Album play [MP3]
You can play ( ) or repeat play ( ) tracks
only in the selected album.
Press [PLAY MODE] before or during playback to
select the desired mode.
≥ ( ): play all tracks in the selected album one time.
≥ ( ): play all tracks in the selected album repeatedly.
≥ You can select another album with album skip.
≥ You cannot use random play with MP3.
MP3 Intro play
Intro functions allow you to start playing the 1st track of all
album for 10 seconds each in the stop mode.
Press [INTRO] to start intro play.
Intro function is cancelled after playing the 1st track of last
album in the disc. To stop during the process, press [INTRO]
or [∫ TAPE/CD].
Program play [CD-DA] [MP3]
You can program up to 24 tracks.
On the main unit
Preparation:
Press [∫ TAPE/CD] to switch to CD stop mode.
[1] Turn [TIME/PRESET TUNE TRACK SKIP ] to
select the track.
[2] Press [ MEMORY CLEAR].
C: Programmed track
D: Play sequence
[3] Repeat step [1] and [2] to
program other tracks.
[4] Press [CD 1/;] to start play.
On the remote control
Preparation:
Press [STOP ∫] to switch to CD stop mode.
[1] Press [PROGRAM/ CLEAR].
“ ” appears on the display.
[2] Press the numeric button(s) to select the desired
track.
For 2-digits number: press [S10] once, then the 2 digits.
For 3-digits number: press [S10] twice, then the 3 digits.
Repeat this step to program other tracks.
[3] Press [CD 1/;] to start play.
The program remains intact even if play is stopped or the unit is
turned off. “Cd-P” for [CD-DA] or “P” for [MP3] appears when play
is stopped to indicate the contents are in the memory.
* The mode is also cancelled if the CD tray is opened.
Notes:
≥ “FULL” is displayed
If 24 tracks have already been programmed.
≥ “– –:– –” is displayed [CD-DA]
You can still program and play tracks if the total elapsed play
time of the program exceeds 200 minutes.
This unit can play MP3, a method of compressing audio
without affecting audio quality.
ª When creating MP3 files to play on this unit
Disc format: ISO9660 level 1 and level 2 (except for
extended formats)
Title names and album names are not displayable on
this unit.
ª Limitation on MP3
≥ This unit is compatible with multi-session but if there
are a lot of sessions it takes more time for play to
start. Keep the number of sessions to a minimum to
avoid this.
≥ This unit cannot play files recorded using packet
write.
≥ If a CD-ROM format CD contains MP3 and files other
than MP3, only the MP3 files will be playable.
≥ Depending on how you create MP3 files, they may
not play in the order you numbered them or may not
play at all.
MPEG Layer-3 audio decoding technology licensed
from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson multimedia.
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To Operations
cancel* Press and hold [ MEMORY
CLEAR] in the CD stop mode
until “CLEAR” is displayed.
On remote control, press and
hold [PROGRAM/ CLEAR].
check the program
contents (while
“Cd-P” for [CD-DA] or
“P” for [MP3] is
displayed)
Turn [TIME/PRESET TUNE
TRACK SKIP ].
On remote control, press
[–/:] or [9/+].
C D
e.g. MP3
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Cassette Tape Play
[1] Press [< DECK] to open the deck.
(The unit comes on.)
Load a cassette and close the
deck by hand.
A: Side to be played back facing
up.
B: Insert the cassette with the
exposed tape facing you.
[2] Press [1TAPE] to start play.
[3] Press [+, – VOLUME] to adjust volume.
* when using AC power.
Cassette Tape Recording
Before Recording
Notes:
≥ Use household AC power or new batteries when recording to
avoid poor recordings caused by the batteries running down.
≥ Televisions can cause interference to recordings made on
this unit if they are too close to each other.
Selection of tapes
Use normal position tapes.
High position and metal position tapes can be played, but the
unit will not be able to record or erase correctly.
Volume and sound quality in recording
≥ Recording level is set automatically.
≥ Recordings are unaffected by changes to sound quality.
To display the tape counter while recording
Press [DISPLAY].
Each time you press the button in the CD or radio mode:
To reset the tape counter
Press [C.RESET].
The counter resets to “000”.
Erasure prevention
The illustration shows how to remove the tabs to prevent
recording. To record on the tape again, cover as shown.
A Side A
B Tab for side “B”
C Tab for side “A”
D Adhesive tape
To erase recordings
1 Press [< DECK] to open the deck and insert the cassette
with the side to be erased facing up.
2 Press [∫ TAPE/CD] to switch to TAPE mode.
3 Press [¥/;].
Recording CDs
Normal recording
Preparation:
Wind on the leader tape.
[1] Press [< DECK] to open the deck.
[2] Press [∫ TAPE/CD] to switch to CD mode.
[3] Press [¥/;] to start recording.
CD play and recording start at the same time.
The cassette stops when the CD finishes.
To Operations
stop play Press [∫ TAPE/CD].
start one touch play* Press [1TAPE] when a cassette is
loaded.
fast-forward Press [5/+/FF]. On remote
control, press [5/FF].
rewind Press [REW/–/6].
On remote control, press
[6/REW].
Your attention is drawn to the fact that recording pre-recorded
tapes or discs or other published or broadcast material may
infringe copyright laws.
REW
TAPE ⁄ CD
VOLUME
A
B
Present state Present time Tape counter
#
# ]
n
==========
]
n ,
=====
A
B C A
D
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ALL-REC [CD-DA]
Records the whole CD or selected tracks. When the tape
finishes before CD, recording and CD pauses for you to resume
recording on the opposite side.
[1] Press [∫ TAPE/CD] to switch to CD mode.
[2] Press [CD REC MODE] to display “ALL-REC”.
Each time you press the button:
The display shows the tape length needed.
“C – – – –” indicates the tape needed exceeds 100 minutes.
You can still record, but some tracks may not be recorded if
the tape is not long enough.
[3] Press [< DECK] to open the deck and load a
cassette with the side for recording facing up.
[4] Press [¥/;] to start recording.
The unit rewinds the tape, records 10 seconds of silence,
and then starts recording.
To stop recording, press [∫ TAPE/CD]. The CD also stops.
If a track is interrupted at the end of the side facing up,
Recording and CD pauses.
* The unit records 10 seconds of silence, and resumes
recording from the beginning of the cut-off track.
Note:
≥ Random play and repeat play cannot be used with
“ALL-REC”.
1-REC [CD-DA] [MP3]
Records a selected track from the CD and stops.
Preparation:
Wind on the tape to where you want to start recording.
[1] Press [∫ TAPE/CD] to switch to CD mode.
[2] Press [CD REC MODE] to display “1-REC”.
[3] Turn [TIME/PRESET TUNE TRACK SKIP ] to
select the track you want to record.
[4] Press [¥/;] to start recording.
CD play and recording start at the same time.
Note:
≥ Recording and CD will stop when the tape reaches its end,
even if the track has not finished.
Recording the Radio
Preparation:
To record from the beginning of the tape;
Wind on the leader tape.
To record from part or half way through the tape;
Wind on the tape to where you want to start recording.
[1] Load a cassette with the side for recording
facing up.
[2] Tune to the station.
[3] Press [¥/;] to start recording.
To reduce noise when recording AM (Beat Proof function)
Remote control only
1 Press [PLAY MODE] while recording.
Each time you press the button:
bP1 ,-. bP2
Choose the setting with the least noise.
To Operations
stop recording Press [∫ TAPE/CD].
pause recording Press [¥/;].
continue recording
from another CD on
the same cassette
1 Press [< CD] and replace
the CD.
2 Press [¥/;].
Press again to resume
recording.
record selected tracks 1 Do step [1] and [2], then
program the tracks. (l 9)
2 Press [¥/;].
skip unwanted tracks 1 Press [¥/;] to pause
recording. (The CD also
pauses.)
2 Turn [TIME/PRESET TUNE
TRACK SKIP ] so the
next track you want to record is
displayed.
3 Press [¥/;] to resume
recording.
To Operations
record the track again
on the opposite side
1 Press [< DECK], flip the
cassette, and insert it.
2 Press [¥/;]*.
ALL-REC 1-REC OFF
#
# ]
n
=====
]
n ,
=====
To Operations
stop recording Press [∫ TAPE/CD].
(The CD also stops.)
continue recording
from another CD
1 Press [< CD] and replace the
CD.
2 Do steps [3] and [4].
record a track in play 1 Press [CD REC MODE] to
display “1-REC”.
2 Press [¥/;].
Recording starts from the
beginning of the track and stops
when the track finishes.
To Operations
stop recording Press [∫ TAPE/CD].
pause recording Press [¥/;].
Press again to resume recording.
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12
Setting the Clock
This is a 24-hour clock.
[1] Press [ ] to turn the unit on.
[2] Press [CLOCK/TIMER] to select “CLOCK”.
Each time you press the button:
[3] Within 10 seconds
Turn [TIME/PRESET TUNE TRACK SKIP ] to
set the time or on remote control, press [–/:]
or [9/+].
[4] Press [CLOCK/TIMER] to start the clock.
The original display is restored shortly after.
Note:
≥ The clock may lose or gain some time over a period.
Readjust if necessary.
To display the clock
Remote control only
Press [DISPLAY].
The Play and Record Timer
You can set the timer to come on at a certain time to wake you
up (play timer) or to record a radio station (record timer).
Preparations:
Turn the unit on and set the clock.
For play timer, prepare the music source (tape/CD/radio) for
listening, and set the volume.
For record timer, check the cassette’s erasure prevention tab
(l 10) and load the cassette with the side for recording facing
up. Tune to the radio station (l 7), and set the volume.
To set the start and finish times
[1] Press [CLOCK/TIMER] to select the desired timer
function.
ON PLAY: to set the play timer
ON REC : to set the record timer
Proceed to step [2] before these indicators stop flashing
(about 10 seconds).
[2] Turn [TIME/PRESET TUNE TRACK SKIP ] to
set the start time and then press [CLOCK/TIMER].
[3] Turn [TIME/PRESET TUNE TRACK SKIP ] to
set the finish time and then press [CLOCK/
TIMER].
The start and finish times are now set.
VOLUME
TAPE ⁄ CD
CLOCK # #
#
#
]
n
(
]
n ,
Original display
ON PLAY OFF PLAY
ON REC
OFF REC
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To turn the timer on
[4] Press [ PLAY/REC] to display the timer
indicator.
Each time you press the button:
PLAY: to turn the play timer on
REC: to turn the record timer on
(The indicator does not appear if the start and finish times
have not been set.)
“E” appears if the clock has not been set.
[5] Press [ ] to turn the unit off.
The unit must be off for timer to operate.
The record timer comes on about 30 seconds earlier than
the set time.
* While the unit is in standby mode and connected to the
household mains socket.
To change the settings (when unit is on)
You can enjoy your desired source after you have set the
timer.
Turn the unit off before the timer’s start time.
Note:
≥ The play and record timers cannot be used together.
The Sleep Timer
Remote control only
You can set the unit to turn off after certain time. (e.g. when you
want to fall asleep while listening to music.)
Press [SLEEP] to select the time (minutes).
Each time you press the button:
Notes:
≥ You can use sleep timer in combination with play and record
timer.
≥ Make sure the unit is off before the play and record timer’s
start time.
≥ Sleep-off time shall have higher priority than timer-off time.
To Operations
cancel the timer Press [ PLAY/REC]. (l A)
check the settings* Press [CLOCK/TIMER]. (l B)
A: When the unit is on to clear the timer indicators from
the display. (The timer comes on at the set time
everyday if the timer is on.)
B: The settings are shown in the following order:
Start time > Finish time > Music source > Volume
> Original display
To Operations
change the times Do steps [1], [2], [3] and [5].
change the source or
volume
1 Press [ PLAY/REC] to clear
the timer indicator.
2 Make changes to the source or
volume.
3 Do steps [4] and [5].
No display (OFF)
#
# ]
n
===========
]
n ,
=====
PLAY REC
To Operations
cancel Press [SLEEP] to select
“SLEEP OFF”.
check the remaining
time
Press [SLEEP] once.
The remaining time is shown for
about 5 seconds.
change the setting Press [SLEEP] to select the new
time.
SLEEP 120
SLEEP OFF #
SLEEP 90
SLEEP 60
SLEEP 30 #
#
]
n ,
===
]
n
,===
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14
Sound Quality
You can choose one of four types of sound quality.
1 Heavy: Adds punch to rock
2 Clear: Clarifies higher sounds
3 Soft: For background music
4 Vocal: Adds gloss to vocals
Press [SOUND EQ] to select a setting.
Each time you press the button:
1 Heavy > 2 Clear
e v
l 3 Soft
l v
l 4 Vocal
l v
EQ-OFF (cancelled)
Note:
≥ Changes to sound
quality do not affect
recordings.
3-D Sound
with the Sound Virtualizer
Remote control only
You can create a three-dimensional sound field when listening
to stereo sound.
Press [S.VIRTUALIZER].
Press again to cancel.
Notes:
≥ This feature does not affect recordings.
≥ The actual effect depends on the source played.
SOUND EQ
1
3
4
2
]
n
=====
]
n ,
=====
#
=====
ON
: OFF
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RQT7912
Troubleshooting
Before requesting for service, make the following checks. If you cannot fix the unit as described below, or if something not listed
here occurs, refer to the enclosed directory to locate an Authorized Service Center convenient to you or contact your dealer.
Reference pages are shown as an example (l 3).
Common problems
CD
Cassette deck
Radio
Remote Control
Technical Specifications
Radio
Frequency range
FM 87.50s108.00 MHz (50 kHz steps)
AM 522s1629 kHz (9 kHz steps)
CD player
Disc played
CD/MP3/CD-R/RW 8 cm/12 cm
Bit rate
MP3 32 kbpss320 kbps
Sampling frequency
CD 44.1 kHz
MP3 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
Decoding 16 bit linear
Beam source Semiconductor laser (wavelength 780 nm)
Bølgelengde 780 nm
Laserstyrke Ingen farlig stråling sendes ut
No. of channels 2-channel, stereo
Wow and flutter Below measurable limit
D/A converter MASH (1 bit DAC)
Tape recorder
Track system Stereo
Monitor system Variable sound monitor
Recording system AC bias
Erasing system Multi Pole magnet
Frequency range
Normal position 50s14000 Hz
General
Speakers (RX-ES29) 8 cm 5.4 ™ k 2
(RX-ES23) 8 cm 2.7 ™ k 2
Jacks
Output PHONES: 3.5 mm stereo (16s32 ™)
Power requirement
AC 230s240 V, 50 Hz
Power consumption: (RX-ES29) 30 W
(RX-ES23) 23 W
Battery 12 V [Eight R20/LR20 (D, UM-1) batteries]
≥ Do not use rechargeable type batteries.
Memory back-up for computer/clock
6 V [Four R6/LR6 (AA, UM-3) batteries]
≥ Do not use rechargeable type batteries.
Dimensions 529 mm (W) k 144 mm (H) k 276 mm (D)
Mass (RX-ES29) 4.4 kg without batteries
(RX-ES23) 3.9 kg without batteries
Notes:
≥ Specifications are subject to change without notice.
≥ Mass and dimensions are approximate.
“E” is displayed. Indicates incorrect operation. Read the instructions.
“U01” is displayed. Replace the batteries or use household AC power. (l 6)
“U02” is displayed.
Power batteries have not been inserted. Insert them or use household AC power.
(l 6)
CD will not play or CD display is
incorrect.
Place the CD with label facing up. (l 8)
Wait for 1 hour for condensation to dry and try again.
Certain sections are not played
properly.
Clean the CD. (l 3)
Replace the CD if it is scratched, warped, or nonstandard.
Recording is not possible. If the cassette’s tabs have removed, cover the holes with adhesive tape. (l 10)
Poor sound quality. Clean the heads. (l 3)
A lot of noise or tuning difficulty.
Interference may be caused by other equipment or the use of its remote control.
Turn the other equipment off or keep this unit away from them.
The remote control does not work.
Check to ensure the batteries are inserted correctly. (l 4)
Replace the batteries if they are worn. (l 4)
The unit cannot be turned on from
the remote control.
Turn the unit on from the main unit if you are using batteries to power the unit.
(l 4, 6)
Power consumption in standby mode (RX-ES29) 2.7 W
(RX-ES23) 2.3 W
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NORSK
SUOMI
ª Sales and Support Information
(For the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland)
Customer Care Centre
≥For UK customers: 08705 357357
≥For Republic of Ireland customers: 01 289 8333
≥Visit our website for product information
≥E-mail: customer.care@panasonic.co.uk
Direct Sales at Panasonic UK
≥Order accessory and consumable items for your product with
ease and confidence by phoning our Customer Care Centre
Monday–Friday 9:00am–5:30pm. (Excluding public holidays)
≥Or go on line through our Internet Accessory ordering
application at www.panasonic.co.uk.
≥Most major credit and debit cards accepted.
≥All enquiries transactions and distribution facilities are
provided directly by Panasonic UK Ltd.
≥It couldn’t be simpler!
≥Also available through our Internet is direct shopping for a
wide range of finished products, take a browse on our website
for further details.
(En)
RQT7912-3B
F1204Ks3035
CAUTION!
≥ DO NOT INSTALL OR PLACE THIS UNIT IN A
BOOKCASE, BUILT-IN CABINET OR IN ANOTHER
CONFINED SPACE. ENSURE THE UNIT IS WELL
VENTILATED. TO PREVENT RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK OR FIRE HAZARD DUE TO OVERHEATING,
ENSURE THAT CURTAINS AND ANY OTHER
MATERIALS DO NOT OBSTRUCT THE VENTILATION
VENTS.
≥ DO NOT OBSTRUCT THE UNIT’S VENTILATION
OPENINGS WITH NEWSPAPERS, TABLECLOTHS,
CURTAINS, AND SIMILAR ITEMS.
≥ DO NOT PLACE SOURCES OF NAKED FLAMES,
SUCH AS LIGHTED CANDLES, ON THE UNIT.
≥ DISPOSE OF BATTERIES IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY
FRIENDLY MANNER.
ADVARSEL!
≥ APPARATET MÅ IKKE PLASSERES I EN BOKHYLLE,
ET INNEBYGGET KABINETT ELLER ET ANNET
LUKKET STED HVOR VENTILASJONSFORHOLDENE
ER UTILSTREKKELIGE. SØRG FOR AT GARDINER
ELLER LIGNENDE IKKE FORVERRER
VENTILASJONSFORHOLDENE, SÅ RISIKO FOR
ELEKTRISK SJOKK ELLER BRANN FORÅRSAKET AV
OVERHETING UNNGÅS.
≥ APPARATETS VENTILASJONSÅPNINGER MÅ IKKE
DEKKES TIL MED AVISER, BORDDUKER, GARDINER
OG LIGNENDE.
≥ PLASSER IKKE ÅPEN ILD, SLIK SOM LEVENDE LYS,
OPPÅ APPARATET.
≥ BRUKTE BATTERIER MÅ KASSERES UTEN FARE
FOR MILJØET.
ADVARSEL!
DETTE PRODUKTET ANVENDER EN LASER.
BETJENING AV KONTROLLER, JUSTERINGER ELLER
ANDRE INNGREP ENN DE SOM ER BESKREVET I
DENNE BRUKSANVISNING, KAN FØRE TIL FARLIG
BESTRÅLING.
DEKSLER MÅ IKKE ÅPNES, OG FORSØK ALDRI Å
REPARERE APPARATET PÅ EGENHÅND. ALT
SERVICE OG REPARASJONSARBEID MÅ UTFØRES AV
KVALIFISERT PERSONELL.
ADVARSEL:
FOR Å REDUSERE FAREN FOR BRANN, ELEKTRISK
STØT ELLER SKADER PÅ PRODUKTET, MÅ DETTE
APPARATET IKKE UTSETTES FOR REGN, FUKTIGHET,
VANNDRÅPER ELLER VANNSPRUT. DET MÅ HELLER
IKKE PLASSERES GJENSTANDER FYLT MED VANN,
SLIK SOM BLOMSTERVASER, OPPÅ APPARATET.
VAROITUS!
≥ ÄLÄ ASENNA TAI LAITA TÄTÄ LAITETTA
KABINETTITYYPPISEEN KIRJAKAAPPIIN TAI
MUUHUN SULJETTUUN TILAAN, JOTTA TUULETUS
ONNISTUISI. VARMISTA, ETTÄ VERHO TAI MIKÄÄN
MUU MATERIAALI EI HUONONNA TUULETUSTA,
JOTTA VÄLTETTÄISIIN YLIKUUMENEMISESTA
JOHTUVA SÄHKÖISKU- TAI TULIPALOVAARA.
≥ ÄLÄ PEITÄ LAITTEEN TUULETUSAUKKOJA
SANOMALEHDELLÄ, PÖYTÄLIINALLA, VERHOLLA
TAI MUULLA VASTAAVALLA ESINEELLÄ.
≥ ÄLÄ ASETA PALAVAA KYNTTILÄÄ TAI MUUTA
AVOTULEN LÄHDETTÄ LAITTEEN PÄÄLLE.
≥ HÄVITÄ PARISTOT LUONTOA
VAHINGOITTAMATTOMALLA TAVALLA.
VAROITUS!
LAITTEEN KÄYTTÄMINEN MUULLA KUIN TÄSSÄ
KÄYTTÖOHJEESSA MAINITULLA TAVALLA SAATTAA
ALTISTAA KÄYTTÄJÄN TURVALLISUUSLUOKAN 1
YLITTÄVÄLLE NÄKYMÄTTÖMÄLLE
LASERSÄTEILYLLE.
VAROITUS:
TULIPALO-, SÄHKÖISKUVAARAN TAI TUOTETTA
KOHTAAVAN MUUN VAHINGON VÄHENTÄMISEKSI EI
LAITETTA SAA ALTISTAA SATEELLE, KOSTEUDELLE,
VESIPISAROILLE TAI ROISKEELLE, EIKÄ NESTETTÄ
SISÄLTÄVIÄ ESINEITÄ, KUTEN ESIMERKIKSI
MALJAKOITA, SAA ASETTAA LAITTEEN PÄÄLLE.
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Web Site:http://www.panasonic.co.jp/global/
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