MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
COMPACT DISC PLAYER
REPRODUCTOR DE DISCOS COMPACTOS
LECTEUR DE DISQUES COMPACTS
For assistance and information
call toll free 1-800-BUY-AIWA
(United States and Puerto Rico)
Read the Operating Instructions carefully and completely before
operating the unit. Be sure to keep the Operating Instructions
for future reference. All warnings and cautions in the Operating
Instructions and on the unit should be strictly followed, as well
as the safety suggestions below.
1 Water and moisture -- Do not use this unit near water, such
as near a bathtub, washbowl, swimming pool, or the like.
2 Heat -- Do not use this unit near sources of heat, including
heating vents, stoves, or other appliances that generate heat.
It also should not be placed in temperatures less than 5
°F) or greater than 35°C (95°F).
3 Mounting surface -- Place the unit on a flat, even surface.
4 Ventilation -- The unit should be situated with adequate
space around it so that proper heat ventilation is assured.
Allow 10 cm (4 in.) clearance from the rear and the top of the
unit, and 5 cm (2 in.) from the each side.
- Do not place the unit on a bed, rug, or similar surface that
may block the ventilation openings.
- Do not install the unit in a bookcase, cabinet, or airtight rack
where ventilation may be impeded.
5 Objects and liquid entry -- Take care that objects or liquids
do not get inside the unit through the ventilation openings.
6 Carts and stands -- When
placed or mounted on a stand or
cart, the unit should be moved
Quick stops, excessive force, and
uneven surfaces may cause the
unit or cart to overturn or fall.
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO
RAIN OR MOISTURE.
"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
Explanation of Graphical Symbols:
The 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
7 Condensation -- Moisture may form on the CD pickup lens
- The unit is moved from a cold spot to a warm spot
- The heating system has just been turned on
- The unit is used in a very humid room
- The unit is cooled by an air conditioner
When this unit has condensation inside, it may not function
normally. Should this occur, leave the unit for a few hours,
then try to operate again.
8 Wall or ceiling mounting -- The unit should not be mounted
on a wall or ceiling, unless specified in the Operating
1 Power sources -- Connect this unit only to power sources specified
in the Operating Instructions, and as marked on the unit.
2 Polarization -- As a safety feature, some units are equipped
with polarized AC power plugs which can only be inserted
one way into a power outlet. If it is difficult or impossible to
insert the AC power plug into an outlet, turn the plug over and
try again. If it still does not easily insert into the outlet, please
call a qualified service technician to service or replace the
outlet. To avoid defeating the safety feature of the polarized
plug, do not force it into a power outlet.
3 AC power cord
- When disconnecting the AC power cord, pull it out by the
AC power plug. Do not pull the cord itself.
- Never handle the AC power plug with wet hands, as this
could result in fire or shock.
- Power cords should be routed to avoid being severely bent,
pinched, or walked upon. Pay particular attention to the cord
from the unit to the power socket.
- Avoid overloading AC power plugs and extension cords
beyond their capacity, as this could result in fire or shock.
4 Extension cord -- To help prevent electric shock, do not use a
polarized AC power plug with an extension cord, receptacle, or
other outlet unless the polarized plug can be completely inserted
to prevent exposure of the blades of the plug.
5 When not in use -- Unplug the AC power cord from the AC
power plug if the unit will not be used for several months or more.
When the cord is plugged in, a small amount of current continues
to flow to the unit, even when the power is turned off.
Clean the unit only as recommended in the Operating
Damage Requiring Service
Have the units serviced by a qualified service technician if:
- The AC power cord or plug has been damaged
- Foreign objects or liquid have got inside the unit
- The unit has been exposed to rain or water
- The unit does not seem to operate normally
- The unit exhibits a marked change in performance
- The unit has been dropped, or the cabinet has been damaged
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO SERVICE THE UNIT YOURSELF.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PRECAUTIONS ................................................................... 1
CONNECTIONS .................................................................. 2
BEFORE OPERATION ........................................................ 3
REMOTE CONTROL ........................................................... 3
BASIC OPERATIONS ......................................................... 4
RANDOM/REPEAT PLAY ................................................... 5
PROGRAMMED PLAY ........................................................ 6
AI EDIT RECORDING ......................................................... 7
PROGRAMMED EDIT RECORDING .................................. 8
CARE AND MAINTENANCE .............................................. 9
SPECIFICATIONS ............................................................... 9
PARTS INDEX ................................................................... 10
Welcome to the Aiwa CD Player
Congratulations on your purchase of an Aiwa CD player.
To optimize the performance of this unit, please take the time to
read through these Operating Instructions and become familiar
with the operating procedures.
For your convenience, record the model number and serial
number (you will find them on the rear of your set) in the space
provided below. Please refer to them when you contact your Aiwa
dealer in case of difficulty.
Serial No. (Lot No.)
Before connecting the AC cord
The rated voltage of your unit shown on the rear panel is 120 V
AC. Check that the rated voltage shown on the rear panel matches
your local voltage.
· Insert plugs firmly into the jacks. A loose connection may cause
· Connect AC cords after connecting all equipment.
· Consult the operating instructions of the connected equipment
before making connections.
CONNECTING TO AN AMPLIFIER
1 Connect the amplifier.
Connect the red plug to the AUDIO OUT R jack and white
plug to the L jack with the supplied audio connecting cord
with RCA phono plugs. Likewise connect the plugs to the CD
or AUX IN jacks of the amplifier.
2 Connect the AC cords to AC outlets.
CONNECTING TO DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL)
This unit can output CD digital sound signals through this jack.
Use an optical cable to connect digital audio equipment (digital
amplifier, DAT deck, MD recorder, etc.).
Remove the dust cap a from the CD DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL)
jack. Then, connect an optical cable plug b to the CD DIGITAL
OUT (OPTICAL) jack.
When the CD DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) jack is not being
Attach the supplied dust cap.
THE REMOTE CONTROL
Detach the battery cover on the rear of the remote control and
insert two R6 (size AA) batteries.
When to replace the batteries
The maximum operational distance between the remote control
and the sensor in the display window should be approximately 5
meters (16 feet). When this distance decreases, replace the
batteries with new ones.
· If the remote control is not going to be used for an extended
period of time, remove the batteries to prevent possible
· The remote control may not operate correctly when:
- The line of sight between the remote control and the remote
sensor inside the display window is exposed to intense light,
such as direct sunlight
- Other remote controls are used nearby (those of a television,
To turn on the unit
After connecting the AC cord of the connected amplifier, press the
POWER button on the amplifier and on the CD player.
The display window lights up.
Press the POWER button to turn off the power.
6 is displayed dimly
on the display window.
When the radio reception of connected stereo system
Turn off the power of this CD player.
The flash window
The flash window lights up during power on and flashes when
the disc compartment is opened or closed, and when the trays
To turn the flash window off, press the POWER button on the
unit while keeping the
s STOP/CLEAR button pressed.
To turn the flash window back on, repeat the procedure.
Auto power off (SLEEP)
Press the SLEEP button on the unit during CD playing. The
SLEEP indicator is displayed, and the power automatically turns
off when the play finishes.
The SLEEP button can function only when it is pressed during
To cancel the auto power off
Press the SLEEP button while CD playing, so that SLEEP
indicator on the display disappears.
· If the SLEEP button is pressed while the repeat play is in
operation, the repeat play is canceled.
· Do not subject the unit to shocks while the disc compartment
is opening or closing. Doing so can cause errors or damage
Using the headphones
Connect headphones to the PHONES jack with a stereo standard
plug (ø6.3 mm,1/4 inch).
Press the z
z OPEN/CLOSE button to open the disc
compartment. Load disc(s) with the label side up.
To load one or two discs, place the disc(s) on the tray(s) in the
direction of the arrows as illustrated.
To load three to five discs, press the DISC CHANGE button to
rotate the trays after placing two discs. Place the next disc on
the empty tray. Each time the DISC CHANGE button is pressed,
the trays rotate and one disc can be placed.
To use with the remote control, press the CHANGE button
After placing the discs, press the
zOPEN/CLOSE button to
close the disc compartment.
The display shows the information of the disc to be played.
1 Disc number of the disc in the playback tray
2 Total number of tracks on the selected disc
3 Total playing time of the selected disc
4 OVER indicator
This is displayed when the disc contains 21 tracks or more.
While a track after 20th is being played, the OVER indicator
5 Music calendar
Note that only the first 20 tracks are displayed, even if the
disc contains 21 tracks or more.
To play all discs in the disc compartment, press the ca
button or press one of the DISC DIRECT PLAY buttons
All discs are played once.
To play one disc only, press one of the DISC DIRECT PLAY
The disc with the selected tray number is played once.
To play with the remote control
Press one of the DISC 1-5 buttons to select a disc.
To stop play, press the
To pause play, press the
ca button. To resume play, press
To search for a particular point during playback, keep the
r or t button pressed and release the button at the desired
To skip to the beginning of a track during playback, press
r or t button repeatedly.
To remove discs, press the
z OPEN/CLOSE button.
You can remove the two discs that face you. When the disc to be
removed does not face you, press the DISC CHANGE(CHANGE)
To check the remaining time
Press the DISPLAY button during playback. Each time it is
pressed, the elapsed time of the playing track, the elapsed time
of playing from the beginning of the disc, the amount of time
remaining until the current track finishes playing, and the amount
of time remaining until all tracks finish playing are displayed in
To skip discs
Press the DISC SKIP button on the remote control to skip a disc
and press the
c/a button to play the next disc. Play begins
with the next disc and all the discs are played once, including
the skipped disc.
· Discs can be skipped during play.
Selecting a track directly
1 Press one of the DISC DIRECT PLAY(DISC 1-5) buttons to
select a disc.
2 Press the numbered buttons and the +10 button to select a
To select the 25th track, press the +10, +10 and 5 buttons.
To select the 10th track, press the +10 and 0 buttons.
The selected track starts to play and continues to the end of
Number of track being played
Elapsed playing time of track
Only the selected disc tray number is surrounded