Please check the copyright laws in your country to
record from records, compact discs, radio, etc.
Recording of copyright material may infringe copyright
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN
The apparatus is not disconnected from the AC power
source as long as it is connected to the wall outlet, even if
the apparatus itself is turned off.
For U.K. customers
If the socket outlets in the home are not suitable for the plug
supplied with this appliance, it should be cut off and an
appropriate 3 pin plug fitted. For details, refer to the
instructions described below.
Note: The plug severed from the mains lead must be
destroyed, as a plug with bared flexible cord is hazardous if
engaged in a live socket outlet.
Special Instructions for U.K. Model
The wires in the mains lead are colored in accordance
with the following code:
As the colors of the wires in the mains lead of this
apparatus may not correspond with the colored markings
indentifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows.
The wire which is colored BLUE must be connected the
terminal which is marked with the letter N or colored
BLACK. The wire which is colored BROWN must be
connected to the terminals which is marked with the letter
L or colored RED.
Making sure that neither core is connected to the earth
terminal of the three pin plug.
CAUTION (For Canada model)
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE
BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.
THIS DIGITAL APPARATUS DOES NOT EXCEED THE
“CLASS B” LIMITS FOR RADIO NOISE EMISSIONS
FROM DIGITAL APPARATUS SET OUT IN THE RADIO
INTERFERENCE REGULATIONS OF THE CANADIAN
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATIONS.
1. This unit is a sophisticated stereo cassette deck. To
ensure proper operation for the best possible
performance, please read this manual carefully.
2. Choose the installation location of your unit carefully.
Avoid placing it in direct sunlight or close to source of
heat. Also avoid locations subject to vibration and
excessive dust, heat, cold or moisture. Keep it away
from sources of hum such as transformers or motors.
3. Do not open the cabinet as this may result in damage
to the deck or electrical shock. If a foreign object
should get into the deck, contact your local dealer.
4. When removing the power plug from the wall outlet,
always pull directly on the plug; never pull the cord
5. Do not apply excessive force when operating
switches and knobs.
6. When moving the deck, be sure to first pull out the
power plug and remove all cords connecting the deck
to other equipments.
7. Do not attempt to clean this unit with chemical
solvents as this may damage the finish. Use a clean,
8. Never allow metallic items (e.g. screwdrivers, tools,
etc.) to come near the record/playback head
assembly. Doing so may not only scratch or damage
the head’s mirror-smooth finish, but also change the
magnetic characteristics of the heads, causing a
deterioration in reproduction quality.
9. Although the record/playback head used in this unit
is a high quality head with outstanding reproduction
characteristics, it can become dirty through the use
of old tapes or from dust accumulation over time.
This can have a serious effect on reproduction
Clean the heads regularly with one of the commonly
available head cleaners or with cleaning solutions as
explained later in this manual.
10. Be sure to read the “Troubleshooting” section of this
manual for advice on common operating errors
before concluding that your unit is faulty.
11. Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.
12. Voltage Selector (General Model only)
The voltage selector on the rear panel of this unit
must be set for your local mains voltage BEFORE
plugging in the AC mains supply.
Thank you for purchasing the YAMAHA KX-W592/KX-W492/KX-W392 stereo cassette deck.
CAUTION: READ THIS BEFORE OPERATING YOUR UNIT.