CAUTION: READ THIS BEFORE OPERATING
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 itself.
5. Do not apply excessive force when operating switches and
6. When moving the deck, be sure to first pull out the power
plug and remove all cords connecting the deck to other
7. Do not attempt to clean this unit with chemical solvents as
this may damage the finish. Use a clean, dry cloth.
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, it may 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 quality. 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. (Voltage selector adjustable
between 110/120/220/240 V AC.)
Please check the copyright laws in your country to record from
records, compact discs, radio, etc. Recording of copyright
material may infringe copyright laws.
FOR CANADIAN CUSTOMERS
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE
BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT AND FULLY
THIS CLASS B DIGITAL APPARATUS MEETS ALL
REQUIREMENTS OF THE CANADIAN
We Want You Listening For A Lifetime
YAMAHA and the Electronic Industries Association's
Consumer Electronics Group want you to get the most out of
your equipment by playing it at a safe level. One that lets the
sound come through loud and clear without annoying blaring
or distortion – and, most importantly, without affecting your
Since hearing damage from loud sounds
is often undetectable until it is too late,
YAMAHA and the Electronic Industries
Association's Consumer Electronics
Group recommend you avoid prolonged
exposure to excessive volume levels.
For A Lifetime
FCC INFORMATION (U.S.A.)
1.IMPORTANT NOTICE: DO NOT MODIFY THIS UNIT!
This product, when installed as indicated in the
instructions contained in this manual, meets FCC
requirements. Modifications not expressly approved by
Yamaha may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to
use the product.
2.IMPORTANT: When connecting this product to
accessories and/or another product use only high quality
shielded cables. Cables supplied with this product
MUST be used. Follow all installation instructions.
Failure to follow instructions could void your FCC
authorization to use this product in the USA.
3.NOTE: This product has been tested and found to
comply with the requirements listed in FCC Regulations,
Part 15 for Class "B" digital devices. Compliance with
these requirements provides a reasonable level of
assurance that your use of this product in a residential
environment will not result in harmful interference with
other electronic devices. This equipment generates/uses
radio frequencies and, if not installed and used
according to the instructions found in the users manual,
may cause interference harmful to the operation of other
electronic devices. Compliance with FCC regulations
does not guarantee that interference will not occur in all
installations. If this product is found to be the source of
interference, which can be determined by turning the unit
"OFF" and "ON", please try to eliminate the problem by
using one of the following measures:
Relocate either this product or the device that is being
affected by the interference.
Utilize power outlets that are on different branch (circuit
breaker or fuse) circuits or install AC line filter/s.
In the case of radio or TV interference, relocate/reorient
the antenna. If the antenna lead-in is 300 ohm ribbon
lead, change the lead-in to coaxial type cable.
If these corrective measures do not produce satisfactory
results, please contact your local retailer that is
authorized to distribute this type of product. If you
cannot locate the appropriate retailer, please contact
Yamaha Electronics Corp., U.S.A.
6660 Orangethorpe Ave, Buena Park, CA 90620
The above statements apply ONLY to those products
distributed by Yamaha Corporation of America or its