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LP: 250 Hz - 3,500 Hz
Minimum input level: 0.7 mV 3 kilohms or
lower impedance microphone
“Memory Stick Voice Editor“ (CD-ROM) x 1
Size AAA (LR03) alkaline battery x 2 (U.S.A. and
tourist models only)
• Keep the temperature of the soldering iron around 270°C during
• Never reuse a disconnected chip component.
• Notice that the minus side of a tantalum capacitor may be dam-
Boards requiring use of unleaded solder are printed with the lead-
free mark (LF) indicating the solder contains no lead.
(Caution: Some printed circuit boards may not come printed with
the lead free mark due to their particular size.)
• Unleaded solder melts at a temperature about 40°C higher than
Ordinary soldering irons can be used but the iron tip has to be
applied to the solder joint for a slightly longer time.
Soldering irons using a temperature regulator should be set to
Caution: The printed pattern (copper foil) may peel away if the
heated tip is applied for too long, so be careful!
ordinary solder so use caution not to let solder bridges occur such
as on IC pins, etc.
also be added to ordinary solder.
2-2. LCD Block Assy ··························································· 5
2-3. Eject Mecha Block Assy, MAIN Board ························ 6
2-4. Speaker Assy (SP3201), Microphone Unit (MIC3201),
2-7. Liquid Crystal Indicator Unit ········································ 9
4-2. Printed Wiring Board – AUDIO Board – ···················· 15
4-3. Schematic Diagram – AOUDIO Board (1/2) – ··········· 16
4-4. Schematic Diagram – AOUDIO Board (2/2) – ··········· 17
4-5. Printed Wiring Board – MAIN Board – ····················· 18
4-6. Schematic Diagram – MAIN Board (1/2) – ··············· 19
4-7. Schematic Diagram – MAIN Board (2/2) – ··············· 20
4-8. Printed Wiring Board – SWITCH Board – ················· 21
4-9. Schematic Diagram – SWITCH Board – ···················· 22
4-10. IC Block Diagrams ····················································· 23
4-11. IC Pin Function Descriptions ······································ 25
5-2. Rear Cabinet Section ·················································· 31
5-3. Case Section ································································ 32
PAUSE button (17, 31)
> (cue/fast forward)/
x• B (play/stop•enter) (12,
16, 21, 28, 58)
button (29, 33)
button (30, 40)
Clock setting display appears when you insert battery for the first time, or
when you insert battery after the unit has been without battery for a
certain period of time. In this case, proceed from step 4.
The menu mode will be displayed in the
to select “DATE&TIME”.
The date and time setting window is
displayed. The year digits will flash.
.)to select the digits of the year.
The month digits will flash.
sequence, then press the jog lever
The menu mode will be displayed again.
The window will return to normal display.
Press x STOP button during the sleep display mode (page 53).
The current time will be displayed for three seconds.
speaker assy (SP3201).
There are two different methods to enter the test mode:
(1) To enter the test mode, turn on the HOLD switch while pressing
Exit the test mode by turning off the power.
When the test mode is set, the LCD display appears as shown below.
Iris (DSP) version/LPEC version are displayed.
Destination setting/USB installation information are displayed.
Destination setting information display
After entering the test mode, you can move within the test menu by
pressing the . / > key. You can move to the submenu by
pressing the x
• CD is tested of all light-on and all light-off.
• Use the . / > key to adjust the contrast of the LCD. The
LCD test ends with NG, “****NG****” is displayed.
The default value is “0x12”.
• After selecting the destination with the submenu, the set value is
Perform the through-playback and sine wave output.
• Contents of the submenu
ADA LP: AD/DA-through-LP mode
DSP SP: DSP-through-SP mode
DSP LP: DSP-through-LP mode
1 kHz SIN: 1 kHz sine wave output mode
• The sound volume can be adjusted with the VOLUME+ key or