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Using the Cassette Deck (Listening to a Tape)

The Cassette Deck allows you to play, record, and dub audio tapes.
Listening to type I tape is suitable for this Cassette Deck.
The use of tapes longer than 120 minutes is not rec-
ommended, since characteristic deterioration may
occur and these tapes easily jam in the pinch-rollers
and the capstans.

One Touch Play

By pressing the TAPE 3 button, the System will come on, and if
a tape is in the deck, it will start to play. If no tape is loaded, NO
TAPE appears on the display, the System will come on and wait
for you to insert a tape, or select another function.

Playing a Tape

You can use either Deck A or Deck B at a time for playback.
1Press the 0 EJECT part for the deck you
want to use.
2When the cassette holder opens, put a cas-
sette in, with the exposed part of the tape
down, toward the base of the Unit.
The tape will travel from the left to right.
If the cassette holder does not open, turn the System off,
then back on and press the 0 EJECT part again.
3Close the cassette holder gently.
When both Deck A and Deck B contain a tape, the last deck to
have a tape inserted is selected.
The selected Deck is shown by the Deck indicator A or B.
For example, when the Deck A is selected, the Deck indicator
A lights up.
To change the deck, press the TAPE A/B button. Each time
you press the button, Deck A or Deck B is alternately
selected.
4Press the TAPE 3 button.
The Tape indicator (3) blinks on the display and the tape is
played back.
The Cassette Deck automatically stops when one side of the
tape has finished playing.
To stop playing, press the 7 button.
To remove the tape, stop the tape, and press the 0 EJECT part
to open the Cassette Holder.

To Fast-Wind A Tape

During playback or in Stop mode, press the ¡ (FF) button on the
Unit to fast-wind the tape onto the right side of the cassette without
playing.(You can also use the ¢ button on the Remote Control.)
During playback or in Stop mode, press the 22 (REW) button on
the Unit to fast-wind the tape onto the left side of the cassette with-
out playing.(You can also use the 4 button on the Remote Con-
trol.)
During fast-winding the tape, the Tape indicator (3) goes out.
During fast-winding, the status bar illumination at the bottom of
the display moves counterclockwise.
During rewinding, it moves clockwise.
The Cassette Deck automatically stops when one side of the
tape has finished playing.
During fast-winding the tape, you can change the tape travelling
direction by pressing the ¡ (FF) or 22 (REW) button.
TAPE A/B
¡
* When the System is in use, the display shows other items as well.
For simplicity, we show here only the items described in this section.
22
4
TAPE
3
¢
77
TAPE A/B
TAPE 3
Deck indicators 3: Tape indicator
0 EJECT
(Deck A)
0 EJECT
(Deck B)
FM MODE
FM /AM
AUX
SLEEP
STANDBY/ON
CD
1
CD
2
CD
3
SOUND
MODE
ACTIVE
BASS EX.
SOUND
TURBO
FADE
MUTING
VOLUME
PROGRAM /RANDOM
REPEAT
TAPE
A/B
RDS MODE DISPLAY MODE
SELECT
TAPE
CD
RM-SMXKA6R REMOTE CONTROL
Tape travelling direction
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