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Level Meters: The CQ-DF203U is equipped with a white display on a blue
are two curved level meters, one on each side of the display. You may select
from 4 different level meter display patterns, or you may turn the level meter
display off. Indicators light up when a CD is loaded, S-HDB is on, when tuning
an FM stereo station, and when Repeat or Random play is on.
Definition Bass (S-HDB): Instead of the traditional loudness feature, this
unit has Super-High Definition Bass (S-DHB). This
feature accentuates bass output even at high volumes, when ordinary loudness controls
often become ineffective.
You may select "BOOM" (strong bass boost), "TIGHT"
(moderately emphasized bass) or Off.
Mute/Attenuate: This unit
allows you to choose between mute (volume at 0) or attenuate (volume decreased
by 10 steps) when you want to decrease the volume instantly. After selecting
mute or attenuate in the menu, pressing the Mute button activates either
function and the Mute indicator light glows in the display.
Scan Play: You can playback the
first 10 seconds of each CD track in sequence.
Direct Track Selection: When
playing a CD, you can directly access any of the first 12 tracks of the disc.
V: The tuner is designed to help suppress
multi-path distortion and reduce the problem of radio signal reflections in
metropolitan areas. It also features increased sensitivity for weak signal
Direct Memory: One favorite
radio station can be stored in Direct Memory and recalled at any time (even with
the power off) with the push of the D-M button. In addition, you can store up to
18 FM and 6 AM stations in preset memory.
Security Indicator: When the face is
removed, a red LED blinks on the front panel of the radio. The security
indicator can be deactivated.
Remote Control: The CQ-DF203U
comes with a wireless remote control (CA-RC61EX). It can control Power, Mute (or
Attenuate), Mode, Program (Band/Disc Up), Tune/Track Up or Down, and Volume
Up/Down. The dimensions of the remote are: W=1.583", H=0.268",
Illumination/Clock Display: Pressing and
holding the Source button turns the unit off completely. After
the unit has been turned off, you can use the DISP button to switch the clock
display and face/button illumination on and off. If you leave the clock display
and face/button illumination on, they are "keyed". If you turn the
clock display and face/button illumination off, they only turn on when the unit
is turned on ("unit on" operation).