Ster eo Cassette
Features ................................................ 2
Important Safeguards ........................... 3
Precautions .......................................... 3
Control Position and Names ................ 4
System Connections ............................ 5
Power Connections .............................. 5
Playing Tapes ...................................... 6
Real Time Counter............................... 8
Recording .......................................... 10
Useful Functions ................................ 13
Handling Cassette Tape ..................... 14
Troubleshooting Guide ...................... 15
Cassette Deck Maintenance ............... 16
Specifications .................................... 16
3 HEAD DUAL CAPSTAN
MPX FILTER DOLBY NR AUTO ACCUBIAS
STEREO CASSETTE TAPE DECK TA- 6711
FOR CANADIAN MODEL:(POUR LE MODELE
· For models having a power cord with a polarized plug
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE
OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.
· Sur les modèles don't la fiche est polarisée
POUR EVITER LES CHOCS ELECTRIQUES, INTRODUIRE
LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE DE LA FICHE DANS LA
BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE LA PRISE ET POUSSER
ATTENTION FOR BRITISH MODEL:
Replacement and mounting of an AC plug on the power supply
cord of this unit should be performed only by qualified service
IMPORTANT: The wires in the mains lead are coloured in
accordance with the following code:
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this unit 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.
The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured red.
This apparatus complies with the requirements of EC directive
Dolby noise reduction and HX Pro headroom extension
manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories Licens-
ing Corporation. HX Pro originated by Bang and Olufsen.
"Dolby,'' the double-D symbol and "HX Pro'' are trademarks
of Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
· 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
· 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 appliance.
"TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN
"TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE
PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
Thank you for your purchase of the Onkyo
TA-6711 cassette tape deck. Please read this manual thor-
oughly before making connections and turning power on.
Follow these instructions to obtain optimum performance and
maximum listening enjoyment from your new TA-6711.
Please retain this manual for future reference.
Declaration of Conformity
We, ONKYO EUROPE
declare in own responsibility, that the ONKYO product described
in this instruction manual is in compliance with the corresponding
technical standards such as EN55013,EN55020,EN60555-2,
ONKYO EUROPE ELECTRONICS GMBH
Fullauto Accubias Control System (Bias &
Level) & Manualbias Control System
Re-inforced Cassette Holder
3-Motor, 3-Head, Dual capstan Silent Deck
Dolby HX Pro, B/C noise reduction
PC-OCC Wire Head Windings
Pure, single-crystal, oxygen-free copper head windings
prevent signal loss for faithful high-frequency recording.
Quiet and fast, they let you switch directly between any two
transport modes without having to press the stop button.
One-touch CD synchronized recording
z System compatible
This means you can contorl virtually all of the casette deck's
major functions with other ONKYO remote controls.
2 Audio connection cable
1 Remote control cable
-- All the safety and operating instructions
should be read before the appliance is operated.
-- The safety and operating instructions
should be retained for future reference.
Heed Warnings -- All warnings on the appliance and in the
operating instructions should be adhered to.
-- All operating and use instructions should
Water and Moisture
-- The appliance should not be used near
water -- for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink,
laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, and the
Carts and Stands -- The appliance should be used only with a
cart or stand that is recommended by the manufacturer.
6A. -- An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care.
Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the
appliance and cart combination to overturn.
1. Warranty Card
The serial number is written on the rear panel of this unit.
(Write the serial number and model number onto your
warranty card and keep it in a safe place.)
2. Recording Copyright
Recording of copyrighted material for other than personal use
is illegal without permission of the copyright holder.
3. Deck Location
· Do not use or leave in direct sunlight or in other places
subject to high temperature and humidity. The unit should
also not be left in potentially hot places such as near heating
appliances. Excessive heat and moisture can lead to internal
damage and serious malfunctions (this also applies to
cassette tapes). The recommended ambient temperature
range is 5
°C to 35°C.
· Avoid damp and dusty places and locations prone to
· Be extremely careful with the recording/playback heads.
Clean and demagnetize them regularly, but under no
circumstances should magnets or other metals be used
anywhere near the heads.
· This unit is extremely sensitive to magnetic fields, so do not
use near large speakers or other devices which generate
· Hum may even be induced by magnetic flux leakage from
the power transformer in certain amplifiers. Therefore, this
unit should also be kept clear of the amplifier.
· Do not remove the cabinet case. If any of the internal parts
are handled, there is a considerable danger of electric
4. Cassettes to Avoid:
· Cassettes with poorly formed cases that rattle during rewind
and fast forward.
· Low cost cassettes with no guide roller or pressure pad
spring should never be used for stereo.
· C-120 cassettes -- because the tape and the coating are
extremely thin, distortion levels are high. Also, even a
slight stretching of the tape will make it susceptible to
being caught up in the pinch roller and capstan.
· Endless tapes, if used for a long period of time, can
BEFORE PLUGGING IN THE UNIT FOR THE
FIRST TIME, READ THE FOLLOWING SECTION
· Some models are designed for use only with the power
supply voltage of the region where they are sold.
AC 230V, 50Hz
U.S.A. and Canadian models:
AC 120V, 60Hz
AC 120 and 220-230V
· Voltage Selector (Rear Panel)
Worldwide models are equipped with a voltage selector to
conform with local power supplies. Be sure to set this
switch to match the power supply in your area before
plugging in the unit. Models without a voltage selector can
only be used in areas where the power supply voltage is the
same as that of the unit.
PORTABLE CART WARNING
Wall or Ceiling Mounting
-- The appliance should be mounted
to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.
Ventilation -- The appliance should be situated so that its
location or position does not interfere with its proper ventilation.
For example, the appliance should not be situated on a bed, sofa,
rug, or similar surface that may block the ventilation openings; or
if placed in a built-in installation, such as a book case or cabinet
that may impede the flow of air through the ventilation openings,
there should be free space of at least 20 cm (8 in.) and open up
behind the appliance.
Heat -- The appliance should be situated away from heat sources
such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other appliances
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
10. Power Sources -- The appliance should be connected to a power
supply only of the type described in the operating instructions or as
marked on the appliance.
11. Polarization -- If the appliace is provided with a polarized plug
having one blade wider than the other, please read the following
information: The polarization of the plug is a safety feature. The
polarized plug will only fit the outlet one way. If the plug does not
fit fully into the outlet, try reversing it. If there is still trouble, the
user should seek the services of a qualified electrician. Under no
circumstances should the user attempt to defeat the polarization of
12. Power-Cord Protection
-- Power-supply cords should be routed
so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items
placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to the cords
at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit
from the appliance.
13. Cleaning -- The appliance should be cleaned only as reco-
mmended by the manufacturer.
14. Nonuse Periods
-- The power cord of the appliance should be
unplugged from the outlet when left unused for a long period of
15. Object and Liquid Entry
-- Care should be taken so that objects
do not fall and liquids are not spilled into the enclosure through
16. Damage Requiring Service
-- The appliance should be
serviced by qualified service personnel when:
A. The power-supply cord or the plug has been damaged; or
B. Objects have fallen or liquid has been spilled into the appliance;
C. The appliance has been exposed to rain; or
D. The appliance does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a
marked change in performance; or
E. The appliance has been dropped or the enclosure damaged.
17. Servicing -- The user should not attempt to service the appliance
beyond that described in the operating instructions. All other
servicing should be referred to qualified service personnel.
Control Positions and Names
If there is a protective film on the surface of
the display which makes it difficult to read,
For more information about a button or
control, turn to the page number listed in
square brackets [ ].
1. Power Switch and indicator 
2. Eject Button
3. Timer Switch 
4. Cassette Holder
5. Dimmer Button 
6. Elapsed/Remaining Button 
7. Reset Button 
8. Tape Size Selector Button 
9. Multiplex Filter Button 
10. DOLBY NR Button [6, 10, 12]
11. Auto Accubias Button [10, 11]
12. Tape Monitor Button and Indica-
13. Recording Level Control Knob
14. Rec Balance Control Knob 
15. Accubias Control Knob 
16. Microphone Jacks 
17. Tape Operation Buttons
: Rewind Button 
: Fast Forward Button 
: Recording Button 
: Pause Button 
: Stop Button 
: Play Button 
1. Real Time Counter/Tape Size
2. Multiplex Filter Indicator
3. Accubias Set Indicator
4. Dolby NR Indicators
: Dolby B NR
: Dolby C NR
5. Tape Operation Indicators
: Recording Indicator
: Pause Indicator
: Play Indicator
6. Peak Level/Recording Bias
3 HEAD DUAL CAPSTAN
MPX FILTER DOLBY NR AUTO ACCUBIAS
STEREO CASSETTE TAPE DECK TA- 6711
13 REC LEVEL
12 TAPE MONITOR
14 REC BALANCE
17 Tape operation buttons
9 MPX FILTER
10 DOLBY NR
11 AUTO ACCUBIAS
REAL TIME COUNTER
· Do not plug in the power cord until all connections have been made.
· On each pair of input or output jacks, the lower jack (marked R) corresponds to the right channel, and the upper jack (marked L) to
the left channel. Also refer to the amplifier's instruction manual for further information on connections.
Connecting to an Amplifier
Connect the tape deck LINE IN jacks to the
TAPE REC jacks on the rear panel of the
amplifier and the tape deck LINE OUT
jacks to the amplifier TAPE PLAY jacks.
Also refer to the amplifier's instruction
manual for further information on connec-
Switching Power On
1. Plug the AC power cord into a wall
2. When you press the POWER button,
the indicator and the display will light
If the TA-6711 is properly connected to another Onkyo component bearing the z mark, you will be able to control the TA-6711 using
the other component's remote control.
For Remote Control Operation
The upper and lower remote control jacks
have the same function.
For remote control operation, connect this
jack and any Onkyo amplifier, receiver or
CD player bearing the z mark using the
remote control cable.
Do not attempt to connect the z remote
control jack to any equipment other than an
Onkyo component bearing the z mark.
Doing so could cause the unit to malfunc-
The functions listed below can be accom-
plished using the remote control of the
f :Fast forward
CD Synchro Recording System
Once connections are made as shown at
left, this function becomes operational. It
automatically starts recording on the
cassette deck when the s button of the
CD player is pressed. (See page 12.)
To a wall