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The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom of the unit.
Record the serial number in the space provided below.
Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this
Model No. XR-CA350X Serial No.
For installation and connections, see the supplied installation/connections
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Warning Welcome ! This equipment has been tested and found to Thank you for purchasing this Sony Cassette comply with the limits for a Class B digital Player. device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide In addition to the cassette playback and radio reasonable protection against harmful operations, you can expand your system by 1 interference in a residential installation. This connecting an optional CD/MD unit* . equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
Precautions Notes on Cassettes •If your car was parked in direct sunlight Cassette care resulting in a considerable rise in •Do not touch the tape surface of a cassette, as temperature inside the car, allow the unit to any dirt or dust will contaminate the heads. cool off before operating it. •Keep cassettes away from equipment with •If no power is being supplied to the unit, built-in magnets such as speakers and check the connections first. If everything is in amplifiers, as erasure or distorti
Table of Contents With Optional Equipment This Unit Only Location of controls ................................................. 5 CD/MD Unit Playing a CD or MD ......................................... 12 Getting Started Playing tracks repeatedly — Repeat Play .............................................. 13 Resetting the unit ................................................ 6 Playing tracks in random order Detaching the front panel .................................. 6 — Shuffle Play .........
Location of controls DIR SOURCE EQ3 SEEK MODE DSPL RELEASE DISC REP SHUF ATA SEL ATT 12 3 4 5 6 BTM SENS OFF XR-CA350X Refer to the pages listed for details. 1 SOURCE (Radio/CD/MD) button qd ATT (attenuate) button 10 8, 9, 11, 12 qf Number buttons 10, 12 2 MODE button During radio reception: Preset number select 9 During radio reception: Band select 8, 9 During CD/MD playback: During CD/MD playback: (1) DISC – 13 CD/MD unit select 12 (2) DISC + 13 (3) REP 13 3 Volume +/– button 7, 10, 1
Attaching the front panel Attach part A of the front panel to part B of the unit as illustrated and push the left side Getting Started into position until it clicks. Resetting the unit Before operating the unit for the first time, or after replacing the car battery or changing the connections, you must reset the unit. Remove the front panel and press the RESET A button with a pointed object, such as a ball- B point pen. Notes • Be sure not to attach the front panel upside down. • Do not press th
Setting the clock Cassette Player The clock uses a 12-hour digital indication. Example: To set the clock to 10:08 1 Press (DSPL) for 2 seconds. Listening to a tape Insert a cassette. Playback starts automatically. The hour indication flashes. 1 Press either side of the volume button to set the hour. to go forward The side facing up is played. to go back The side facing down is played. 2 Press (SEL). Tip To change the tape‘s playback direction, press m and M. The minute indication flashes. To sto
Radio reception during Radio fast-forwarding or rewinding of a tape — Automatic Tuner Activation (ATA) Storing stations When fast-forwarding or rewinding with the m or M button, the radio will turn on automatically automatically. — Best Tuning Memory (BTM) During playback, press (BTM) (ATA) The unit selects the stations with the strongest repeatedly until “ATA-ON” in the display signals and stores them in the order of their appears. frequencies. You can store up to 6 stations on ATA-ON y ATA-OFF
If you cannot tune in a preset Storing only the desired station — Automatic tuning/ Local Seek Mode stations Automatic tuning: You can preset up to 18 FM stations (6 each for Press either side of (SEEK) to search for FM1, 2, and 3) and up to 12 AM stations (6 the station. each for AM1 and 2) in the order of your Scanning stops when the unit receives a choice. station. Press either side of (SEEK) repeatedly until the desired station is 1 Press (SOURCE) repeatedly to select the received. radio. In
Changing the sound and Other Functions display settings The following items can be set: •A.SCRL (Auto Scroll)* (page 12). •M.DSPL (Motion Display) Adjusting the balance and – the demonstration mode which appears when the tape is ejected and no source is fader selected (e.g., tuner is turned off). •BEEP – to turn the beep sound on or off. You can adjust the balance and fader. 1 Press (SEL) and the desired preset 1 Press (SEL) repeatedly until “BAL” or number button simultaneously. “FAD” appears.
Adjusting the equalizer curve You can store and adjust the equalizer settings Setting the equalizer for different tone ranges. — EQ3 1 Press (SOURCE) to select a source (Radio, CD or MD) or insert a cassette. You can select an equalizer curve for 7 music types (XPLOD, VOCAL, CLUB, JAZZ, NEW AGE, ROCK, CUSTOM, and OFF (equalizer 2 Press (EQ3) repeatedly to select the OFF)). desired equalizer curve. You can store a different equalizer setting for each source. 3 Adjusting the equalizer curve. 1 Pre
Automatically scrolling a display With Optional Equipment item — Auto Scroll CD/MD Unit If the disc name, artist name, or track name on a CD TEXT disc or MD exceeds 8 characters and the Auto Scroll function is on, information This unit can control external CD/MD units. automatically scrolls across the display as If you connect an optional CD unit with the follows: CD TEXT function, the CD TEXT information • The disc name appears when the disc has changed (if the disc name is selected). will appe
Locating a specific track — Automatic Music Sensor (AMS) Playing tracks repeatedly — Repeat Play During playback, press either side of (SEEK) momentarily for each track you You can select: want to skip. •REP-TRACK – to repeat a track. •REP-DISC – to repeat a disc. To locate succeeding tracks SEEK During playback, press (3) (REP) repeatedly until the desired setting To locate preceding tracks appears. REP-TRACK t REP-DISC t REP-OFF Locating a specific point in a track Repeat Play starts. — Manual
Cleaning the connectors Additional The unit may not function properly if the connectors between the unit and the front Information panel are not clean. In order to prevent this, open the front panel by pressing (RELEASE), then detach it and clean the connectors with a cotton swab dipped in alcohol. Do not apply too much force. Otherwise, the connectors may Maintenance be damaged. Fuse replacement When replacing the fuse, be sure to use one matching the amperage rating stated on the original fuse
Removing the unit 1 Remove the protection collar. 1 Detach the front panel (page 6). 2 Engage the release keys together with the protection collar. Orient the release key correctly. 3 Pull out the release keys to remove the protection collar. 2 Remove the unit. 1 Insert both release keys together until they click. Face the hook inwards. 2 Pull the release keys to unseat the unit. 3 Slide the unit out of the mounting. 15
Specifications AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION 22 watts per channel minimum continuous average power into 4 ohms, 4 channels driven from 20 Hz to 20 kHz with no more than 5 % total harmonic distortion. Other specifications Cassette player section General Tape track 4-track 2-channel stereo Outputs Audio output Wow and flutter 0.13 % (WRMS) Power antenna relay Frequency response 30 – 15,000 Hz control lead Signal-to-noise ratio 55 dB Power amplifier control l
Troubleshooting guide The following checklist will help you remedy the problems you may encounter with your unit. Before going through the checklist below, check the connections and operating procedures. General Problem Cause/Solution No sound. •Cancel the ATT function (page 10). •Set the fader control to the center position for 2-speaker systems. •Adjust the volume with (+). The contents of the memory • The power cord or battery has been disconnected. have been erased. • The RESET button was pr
Error displays (when an optional CD/MD unit is connected) The following indications will flash for about 5 seconds, and an alarm sound will be heard. Display Cause Solution The disc magazine is not inserted in Insert the disc magazine in the CD/ NO MAG the CD/MD unit. MD unit. No disc is inserted in the CD/MD unit. Insert discs in the CD/MD unit. NO DISC A CD is dirty or inserted upside Clean or insert the CD correctly. 2 down.* 1 An MD does not play because of some Insert another MD. * 2 ERROR
Félicitations ! Précautions Nous vous remercions pour l’achat de ce •Si votre voiture est garée en plein soleil et si lecteur de cassette Sony. la température à l’intérieur de l’habitacle a considérablement augmenté, laissez refroidir En plus de la lecture de cassettes et de l’écoute l’appareil avant de l’utiliser. d’émissions de radio, vous pouvez étendre les •Si l’appareil n’est pas alimenté, vérifiez possibilités de votre système en raccordant une d’abord les connexions. Si tout est en ordre,
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