Mini Hi-Fi Component System
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose
the unit to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet.
Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space, such
as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
To prevent fire, do not cover the ventilation of the apparatus
with newspapers, table-cloths, curtains, etc. And don't
place lighted candles on the apparatus.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objects filled
with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the
FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a residential
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that
interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this
equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment
off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
- Connect the equipment into an outlet on circuit different
from that to which the receiver is connected.
- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not
expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to
operate this equipment.
Note to CATV system installer:
This reminder is provided to call the CATV system installer's
attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC that provides guidelines
for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the cable
ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the
building, as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
This symbol 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.
This symbol is intended to alert the user
to the presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in
the literature accompanying the appliance.
The use of optical instruments with this product will
increase eye hazard.
"CAUTION:TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PRECAUTIONS .................................... 2
PREPARATIONS ................................... 4
PARTS AND CONTROLS ......................... 5
ADJUSTMENTS BEFORE OPERATIONS ........ 8
CD OPERATIONS ................................ 10
TUNER OPERATIONS ........................... 12
TAPE OPERATIONS ............................. 14
SOUND ADJUSTMENTS ........................ 17
TIMER OPERATIONS ........................... 18
REFERENCE ..................................... 20
On operating voltage
Before operating the system, check that the operating voltage
of your system is identical with the voltage of your local power
·The unit is not disconnected from the AC power source
(mains) as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if
the unit itself has been turned off.
·Unplug the system from the wall outlet (mains) if it is not to
be used for an extended period of time. To disconnect the
cord (mains lead), pull it out by the plug. Never pull the
·Should any solid object or liquid fall into the component,
unplug the stereo system and have the component checked
by qualified personnel before operating it any further.
·The AC power cord must be changed only at a qualified
·Place the unit in a location with adequate ventilation to
prevent heat build-up the unit.
·Do not place the unit in an inclined position.
·Do not place the unit in locations where it is;
- Extremely hot or cold
- Dusty or dirty
- Subject to direct sunlight.
On heat buildup
·Although the unit heats up during operation, this is not
·Place the unit in a location with adequate ventilation to
prevent heat build-up in the unit.
If you continuously use this unit at a large volume, the cabinet
temperature of the top, side and bottom rises considerable.
To avoid burning yourself, do no touch the cabinet.
·If the system is brought directly from a cold to a warm
location, or is placed in a very damp room, moisture may
condense on the lens inside the CD player. Should this occur,
the system will not operate properly. Remove the CD and
leave the system turned on for about an hour until the
·When you move the system, take out any discs.
Notes on discs
·Discs recorded on CD-R/RW drives may not be played back
because of scratches, dirt., recording condition or the drive's
·CD-R/RW discs which are not finalized at the end of
recording cannot be played back.
·Do not attach adhesive label, etc. to either side of a CD-R/
RW disc, as doing so may cause malfunction.
·Do not load an unrecorded CD-R/RW disc. The disc may be
·Discs with non-standard shapes (e.g., heart, square, star)
cannot be played on this unit. Attempting to do so may
damage the unit. Do not use such discs.
·DVD, SACD, CD-ROM, VCD, and CD with MP3 files cannot
be played on this unit.
Music discs encoded with copyright protection
This product is designed to playback discs that conform to
the Compact Disc (CD) standard. Recently, various music
discs encoded with copyright protection technologies are
marketed by some record companies. Please be aware that
among those discs, there are some that do not conform to the
CD standard and may not be playable by this product.
If you have any questions or problems concerning your stereo
system, please consult your nearest Aiwa dealer.
Plug in the AC power cord to the AC power outlet after all other
connections are made.
1 Connect the front speakers.
Connect the right front speaker (marked with "R") to the
SPEAKERS R terminals and place it on the right side of
the unit. Connect the left (marked with "L") to the
SPEAKERS L terminals and place it on the left side. The
speaker cords with the black stripes go to the 9terminals.
2 Connect the supplied antennas.
Connect the FM antenna to the
the AM antenna to the AM LOOP terminals.
3 Connect the AC power cord to a wall outlet.
When the AC power cord is connected to a wall outlet for
the first time, DEMO appears in the display.
To deactivate the DEMO, press c (c/don the
·Do not short-circuit the 0 and 9 speaker cord leads.
·Do not leave objects generating magnetism or objects
affected by magnetism near the speakers.
Detach the battery compartment lid at the rear of the remote
and insert two R6 (size AA) batteries with correct polarity.
·Replace the batteries with new ones when the operational
distance between the remote and main unit becomes shorter.
·Remove the batteries if the unit is not going to be used for
an extended period of time.
·The remote may not operate if it is used under intense
sunlight, etc., or if its line of sight is obstructed.
Main unit: rear
Refer to the pages indicated in parentheses for details.
1 AM LOOP,
Plug in the supplied AM and FM antennas here.
2 VIDEO/AUX jacks
Accepts analog sound signals from external equipment.
Connect using an optional connecting cable with RCA
phono plugs (red plug to R jack, white plug to L jack).
Refer also to the operating instructions of your equipment.
To switch function to external input, press VIDEO/AUX.
To change the displayed name for this function, turn the
unit on, then hold down VIDEO/AUX and press POWER
on the unit. Repeat the procedure to select "VIDEO",
"AUX" or "TV".
3 # SPEAKER terminals (4)
Connect the speaker cord of the supplied front speakers
4 AC power cord (4)
PARTS AND CONTROLS