Inputs and Outputs
Display: The display
is predominantly blue, but also has some amber and red icons. In addition, there
is a light blue, blue, red and amber 14-band spectrum analyzer. The spectrum
analyzer can be set to one of three display modes, or turned off.
Groove: When listening to a
musical selection, Groove emphasizes the system's overall response, V-Groove
emphasizes the system's bass response, and Groove-EX emphasizes
the system's high frequency response.
Cinema Space: Using the left
and right speakers, this feature simulates a listening environment with two
front speakers and two rear speakers.
unit has a built-in 5-band equalizer. The following bands may be adjusted up to
+/- 8dB for each curve: 100Hz, 500Hz, 1kHz, 5kHz and 10kHz.
Sleep Timer (remote only):
You can select anywhere from 0-90 minutes in 10 minute increments, or auto which
automatically turns the unit off when the current MD, CD or tape finishes
Wakeup Timer: Allows
you to wake up to music at a preset time (Radio/MD/CD/Tape). You can select
a daily wake up and off time. You can not operate the wakeup and record
timer simultaneously. When set to CD wakeup, you can select the desired CD.
Record Timer: Allows
you to record a single event daily (from the tuner only).
Dimmer: The display brightness
can be set to one of five levels.
5-Disc CD Player:
This unit has a 5-disc elevator-style CD changer.
CD Compatibility: This
unit will play prerecorded CDs, finalized CD-Rs and finalized CD-RWs.
Additionally, it will play a
3" or 5" CD.
Play: Lets you program a sequence of up to 30
songs for playback in any order.
All the tracks on the selected disc or all the discs can be played randomly.
A single disc, all discs, single track, shuffle play, or program play can be
Front Load Player/Recorder:
This unit has a single front load MiniDisc player/recorder.
Play: Lets you program a sequence of up to 25
songs for playback in any order.
All the tracks on the MiniDisc can be played randomly.
A single track, all tracks, shuffle play, or program play can be repeated.
Recording: You can record from
CD, tape, tuner or an auxiliary source to the MiniDisc.
CD-MD Synchro Recording: Using
this feature, you can record tracks from the loaded CDs in any order you want.
CD-MD High-Speed Synchro Recording:
You can make a digital recording of a CD on an MD at twice the speed of normal
CD-MD Synchro Recording.
Mono Recording: In addition to
stereo recording, you can do mono recording which gives you twice the amount of
recording time as stereo recording.
Long Play Recording:
In addition to normal stereo recording, this unit has two long time recording
modes; LP2 and LP4. When recording in LP2 Stereo mode, you can record two times
the normal recording time. When recording in LP4 Stereo mode, you can record
four times the normal recording time.
Time Machine Recording:
The last 6 seconds of data is stored in buffer so you can start recording 6
seconds before you actually engage record function (handy for recording off
Smart Space/Auto Cut:
During digital recording, extended silences of 4 - 29 seconds are replaced by a
3 second silence. Auto cut replaces a blank of over 30 seconds with a 3 second
blank and places the unit into recording pause. Both of these features can
be turned off.
Track Marking: Tracks
can be marked manually or automatically (Level-Synchro).
Recording Level: Recording
level can be set for both digital and analog recording. Additionally, you can
change the volume of the recorded tracks using S.F. (Scale Factor) Edit, which
records the original track over at a new recording level.
Titles: Each MiniDisc
can be titled (Disc and track) with up to a total of 1700 characters per disc.
Single, A-B and all track erase; track move; track divide; track combine; undo
edit lets you undo the last edit made.
SCMS: As with all
other MiniDisc recorders, this unit uses SCMS that will not allow you to make a
second generation copy through a digital to digital connection.
Dual well, auto-reverse tape
decks: Plays both sides of a tape without you having
to take it out and flip it over.
Full logic tape transport: Often
referred to as a "soft-touch" design, a full-logic transport's
controls require less effort to use than older style mechanical transports.
Auto Tape EQ: The
cassette deck automatically determines the proper bias setting and allows you to
play type I (normal), II (high/CrO2) and IV (metal) tapes.
type I and type II tapes only, you can do normal speed dubbing from CD, MD,
tape, tuner or auxiliary source to the cassette deck. Please note that Deck
A does not have recording capabilities.
AM/FM Tuner Presets: You
can preset 20 FM and 10 AM stations.
This unit allows you to tune in radio station by Seek tuning, step tuning
(0.1MHz FM/9 kHz or 10kHz AM) or you may cycle through presets.
This system uses 3-way, video shielded speakers. Each
speaker has a 4 cm (1.575") paper cone tweeter, a 5 cm (1.969") poly
cone midrange, and a 17 cm (6.693") H.O.P. cone subwoofer (rubber
surround). For extended
bass response, each speaker has two
front-firing port openings. The
grille is removable.
x 14.9375"H x 10.817"D
- Phones: Stereo
mini-jack headphone output
- Antenna: Two sets
of spring connector terminals each for AM and FM
- Video (Audio) In: Stereo RCA
jacks (although this input is labeled Video (Audio), it can only accept
- Woofer Out: Mono RCA preamp
- Optical In: Standard Toslink
digital input with cover
- Front Speakers (8-16 Ohms):
Spring clip outputs
for left and right loudspeakers