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Compact Disk Processor
FCC Declaration of Conformity - United States only Canadian Notice (Avis Canadien) This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject Class B Equipment to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, Interference-Causing Equipment Regulations. including interference that may cause undesired operation. Cet appar
DANGER - invisible laser radiation when opened and interlock failed or Do not use this unit near water; for example, near a bath tub, washbowl, defeated. Avoid direct exposure to beam. kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement or near a swimming pool. Unplug the component from the wall outlet before cleaning. Never use CAUTION - use of all controls, adjustment or performance of procedures benzine, thinner or other solvents for cleaning; use only a soft dampcloth. other than specified herein m
Precautions Keep the component and compact discs away from equipment with strong magnets, such as microwave ovens or large loudspeakers. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits set out in the EMC Directive using a connection cable shorter than 3 To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place vessels filled with liquids, metres. such as vases, on the component. On power sources Running-In The mains power cable should be routed so that it is not likely to be AMR estimates
Section 1 - Setup Thank you for purchasing this AMR component. We hope you derive as much pleasure from using this component as we have enjoyed making it for you. 1.1 Unpacking This section refers to the unpacking of the CD-777 and its subsequent setup. Upon unpacking, please find: i. CD-777 Reference Class Compact Disk Processor. ii. Aluminium CD puck. iii. RCD-777 Remote Commander (with 2 x AAA batteries). Please check that iv. Mains power cable. all contents are present v. CD-777 Owner’s Manu
1.2 Setup CD-777 System Setup (CD-777 + AM-777 + Speaker) i. Unpack the CD-777. ii. Remove the protective sheet from the acrylic front panel. System connec- Speaker R Speaker L iii. Ensure the CD-777 is located on a level and solid tion using RCA HF HF surface capable of supporting at least 15 kgs. connectors LF LF iv. Connect the interconnects via the left (black) and Speaker Cable Speaker Cable right (red) leads to the respective channels at the rear of the CD-777. CLASS CLASS 1 1 LASER LASER
Section 2 - Component Overview 2.1 CD-777 Front Fascia F1 F2 F3 F4 F5 F1. STANDBY: to place the CD-777 in active or standby mode. F2. REV/REVERSE: to select the previous track/fast reverse. F3. PLAY/PAUSE: to initiate playback/pause once a compact disk has been correctly loaded. F4. FWD/NEXT: to select the following track/fast forward. F5. STOP: to halt/stop play. 7
2.2 CD-777 Rear Panel R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R1. XLR outputs: for the connection of XLR interconnects. R2. RCA outputs: for the connection RCA interconnects. R3. USB input: for the connection of a USB input signal. R4/5. S/P-DIF input & output: for the connection of an S/P-DIF source & of an external DAC. R6. INFRA-RED link: for the connection of a wireline remote control. R7. 115V/230V: to switch to the correct local mains voltage. R8. IEC power connector: for the connection of mains power
2.3 RCD-777 Remote Control RC1. Numeric Pad: to enter track selections. RC2. REPEAT: to select a repeat mode. RC3. A-B: to select an excerpt from a track for repeat. RC1 RC4. DAC: with a USB or S/P-DIF input connection made, to bypass the transport and enter DAC mode. RC2 RC15 RC5. STANDBY: to place the CD-777 in active or standby mode. RC3 RC14 RC6. REV/REVERSE: to fast reverse or select the previous track. RC4 RC7. STOP: to halt/stop play. RC13 RC8. PLAY/Pause: to commence playback or to paus
Section 3 - Notes on Operation 3.1 Operation 3.1.1 Power On/Off Press the ‘POWER’ (R9) at the rear of the CD-777 to switch mains power ON to the CD-777. To switch the mains power OFF, press again and release. Always wait at least 20 seconds before switching on again. This is to enable the circuits in the CD-777 to shutdown properly. The display will light up to indicate the unit is switched on and ready for use. This should take just under 1 minute as the CD processor is warming up. 3.1.2 Stand
3.1.6 Numeric Pad (RCD-777 only) This encapsulates the numbers 0-9 on the numeric pad. By pressing any combination of the numeric keys, a desired track may be selected directly. For example, to select Track 2, press 2; to select Track 21, press 2 and then 1. 3.1.7 DAC Input (RCD-777 only) The DAC button (RC4) is for the replay of music on the CD-777 from music stored on a computer hard-drive via a USB-to-USB cable connection or any external digital source equipped with an electrical S/P-DIF outp
This is found under the Sound, video and game controllers category. vi. Go to Control Panel > Sounds and Audio Devices > Audio. Make sure USB Audio Device is selected as the default device under the Sound playback box. vii. Select and playback music on the personal computer using suitable software (Apple iTunes®, Foobar®, Winamp®, Windows Media Player®, Windows Media Center® et al). 3.1.8 OptiSample® (RCD-777 only) The CD-77 Compact Disk Processor offers 6 user-selectable methods of Sampling th
The sonic result of oversampling mirrors those of resolution enhancement in digital photographs: more apparent detail is noticeable. However, impulse reproduction is slightly distorted, leading often to a slight perception of an edginess or graininess. d. Oversampling 4x – this mode engages the Digital Filter with an oversampling factor of 4, performing quite a large degree of digital manipulation. The original data from the CD is in effect discarded and re- placed with a re-calculated version.
3.1.9 Program (RCD-777 only) Press the PROGRAM button (RC13) and: Program No: 01 will be displayed. Thereafter select the track via the numeric keypad (RC1). Program No: 02 will then be displayed and the same routine is repeated. To commence playback, press PLAY/PAUSE (RC8). 14
Appendix A - Troubleshooting Symptom Possible cause Solution “Disc Error” or “No • dirty or heavily scratched CD disc • clean the CD disc Disc” is shown • wrong disc type • replace with a proper CD disc Disc spinning • dirty or heavily scratched CD disc • clean the CD disc erratically • CD puck improperly attached • replace CD puck properly No power when the • poor or no power plug connection • insert the power plug firmly into the AC power button is set at power point to ON • blown fuse at ma
Appendix B - Specifications Transport: Toploading proprietary AMR transport mechanism Operation modes: • Direct Master I; no digital or analogue filter • Direct Master II; no digital filter, anti-sin(x)/(x) analogue filter • Oversampling 2x • Oversampling 4x • Upsampling 96kHz • Upsampling 192kHz Digital Audio Inputs: 1 x USB interface, 1 X S/P-DIF Interface (shared) Analogue Outputs: 1 x RCA; 1 x XLR per channel Digital Outputs: 1 X S/P-DIF Interface Thermionic Electron Valves amplification s
Power Transformer: 32 VA Custom EI Transformer (Digital Section) 32 VA Custom EI Transformer (Valve Stage) Power consumption: Standby: < 1 W Power on: < 45W Rated voltage: 100V/120V/230V~ AC 50Hz - 60Hz Mains Fuse: 100V/120V: 1A slow blow; 230V: 0.5A slow blow Colour: Silver or Black Dimensions: 17.7 in W by 4.7 in H by 14.6 in D 45 cm W by 12 cm H by 37 cm D 57 cm W by 49 cm H by 25 cm D (shipped) Weight: CD-777: 25.4 lbs / 11.5 kg Shipped: 34.2 lbs / 15.5 kg Unless specified otherwise,
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