CAUTION: Proper Ventilation
Front view
Getting started

To avoid risk of electric shock and fire, and to prevent damage, locate the apparatus as follows:

1. Front: No obstructions and open



Supplied accessoriesAfter unpacking, check to make sure that you have all the following items:

• Remote control (× 1)

Prepare the remote control

When you use the remote control for the first time, pull out the insulation sheet.

To replace the battery in the remote control


—consists of CA-UXF2B and SP-UXF2B



Sides/Top/Back: No obstructions


should be placed in the areas


indicated by the dimensions in the




Bottom: Place on the level surface.


Maintain an adequate air path for


ventilation by placing on a stand


with a height of 10 cm or more.
Main unitSide view

Main unit

• Lithium coin battery CR2025 (× 1)

– The battery has been installed in the remote

control when shipped from the factory.
• AM loop antenna (× 1)
• FM antenna (× 1)
• AC plug adaptor (× 1)
If anything is missing, consult your dealer immediately.In this manual...
• The remote control buttons are used for explaining

the operations unless mentioned otherwise. However,

Lithium coin battery (product number: CR2025)

Store the battery in a place where children cannot reach. If a child accidentally swallows the battery, consult a doctor immediately.

To prevent the battery from overheating, cracking, or starting a fire:

Do not recharge, short, disassemble or heat the battery or dispose of it in a fire.

Do not leave the battery with other metallic materials.Wrap the battery with tape and insulate when throwing away or saving it.Do not poke the battery with tweezers or similar tools.

Dispose of battery in the proper manner, according to federal, state, and local regulations.

The battery (battery pack or battery installed) shall not be exposed to excessive heat source such as sunshine, fire or the like.


if the System has the same or similar button names,

they can also be used for the operations.

Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type.

Thank you for purchasing a JVC product.
For turning off the demonstration display, see


“Canceling the display demonstration” in “Initial


Main unit—CA-UXF2B






Power source:

AC 110 – 127 V/AC 220 – 240 V

(adjustable with the voltage selector), 50 Hz/60 Hz
Power consumption (at operation):

40 W

Power consumption (on standby):

1.00 W or less



Speaker type:Bass-reflex type
Tweeter:4 cm
Woofer:12 cm

6 Ω

Dimensions (approx.) (W x H x D) (including projecting

141 mm × 250 mm × 181 mm

“SD card” refers to both SD card and SDHC card.

“File” and “track” are used interchangeably.

Connections Do not connect the AC power cord until all other connections have been made.

©2010 Victor Company of Japan, Limited


Dimensions (approx.) (W x H x D) (including projecting


236 mm × 123 mm × 285 mm
Mass (approx.):2.0 kg


Output Power:

100 W (50 W + 50 W) at 6 Ω (10% THD)

Mass (approx.):

1.8 kg each

Supplied accessoriesSee “Supplied accessories” in “Getting started.”


• Make sure the antenna conductors do not touch any other terminals, connecting cords or the power cord. Also, keep

the antennas away from metallic parts of the System, connecting cords, and the AC power cord. Otherwise, it could

cause poor reception.

• When connecting the speaker cords, match the polarities of the speaker terminals: red to (+) and black to (–).

FM antenna (supplied): Extend it so that you can obtain the best reception.For better FM reception

Disconnect the supplied FM antenna, and connect to an outdoor FM antenna (not supplied)

Notes on the power cord

When you go away for an extended period of time, remove the plug from the wall outlet.

When unplugging the System from the wall outlet, always pull the plug, not the power cord.

Do not handle the power cord with wet hands.Disconnect the power cord before cleaning the System or moving the System.

Do not alter, twist or pull the power cord, or put anything heavy on it, which may cause fire, electric shock, or other accidents.

Avoid moisture, water, dust, and high temperaturesDo not place the System in moist or dusty places.

If water gets inside the System, turn off the power and remove the plug from the wall outlet, then consult your dealer. Using the System in this state may cause a fire or electrical shock.

Do not expose the System to direct sunlight or place it near a heating device.
Notes on installation

Select a place which is level, dry and neither too hot nor too cold—between 5˚C and 35˚C.

Do not install the System in a place subject to vibrations.Do not put heavy objects on the System.To prevent malfunction or damage to the System

Do not insert any metallic objects, such as wires, hairpins, coins, etc. into the System.

Do not block the vents.

There are no user-serviceable parts inside. If anything goes wrong, unplug the power cord and consult your dealer.

Audio Input:AUDIO IN: Stereo mini (ø 3.5 mm)
Speaker impedance:


6 Ω - 16 Ω





FM frequency:87.50 MHz – 108.00 MHz
AM frequency:531 kHz – 1 710 kHz


(at 9 kHz intervals)


530 kHz – 1 710 kHz


(at 10 kHz intervals)




USB specification:

Compatible with USB 2.0 Full Speed

Compatible device:Mass storage class
Compatible system:FAT16, FAT32
Output power:

DC 5 V


500 mA






Compatible device:



Compatible system:

FAT16, FAT32

Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Microsoft and Windows Media are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

SDHC Logo is a trademark.
• DO NOT connect more than one speaker to each terminal.

• Use only speakers with the same speaker impedance as indicated by the speaker terminals on the rear of the System.

• DO NOT allow the conductor of the speaker cords to come into contact with the metallic parts of the System.

From right speaker

From left speaker

Voltage selector switch (on the bottom of the System)



CAUTION for mains (AC) line


BEFORE PLUGGING IN, do check that your mains (AC) line voltage



corresponds with the position of the voltage selector switch



provided on the outside of this equipment and, if different, reset




the voltage selector switch, to prevent from a damage or risk of



fire/electric shock.
using a 75 Ω wire with coaxial type connector.BlackWhiteAM loop antenna (supplied): Turn it until the best reception is obtained.

NOTE: Keep the AM loop antenna cable wrapped around the AM loop antenna frame, otherwise the effectiveness and sensitivity of the AM loop antenna may be reduced.

To a wall outlet

• If a wall outlet does not match the AC plug, use the supplied AC plug adaptor.



Playable disc/file








Sound and other adjustments

Setting the clock

To get the best performance of the System, keep your discs and the mechanism clean.

Handling discs

Remove the disc from its case by holding it at the edge while pressing the center hole lightly.

Do not touch the shiny surface of the disc, or bend the disc.Put the disc back in its case after use.

Be careful not to scratch the surface of the disc when placing it back in its case.

Avoid exposure to direct sunlight, temperature extremes, and moisture.
• This System can play back...
– Audio CD and CD-R/CD-RW in Audio CD format.

– MP3/WMA files on a CD-R/CD-RW (ISO 9660 format),

USB mass storage class device (maximum data transfer

rate: 2 Mbps) or SD card.
• This System cannot play “packet write” discs.

• This System can recognize up to 255 groups on a disc.

The total number of groups and tracks (on a disc) that can

be recognized by the System is 512 (for MP3/WMA).

• This System can recognize up to 99 groups and 999 tracks

(with a maximum number of 255 tracks in a group) on a

USB mass storage class device/SD card.
• For MP3/WMA playback...

If you are having a problem with your System, check this list for a possible solution before calling for service.


Power does not come on.\ Power plug is not inserted securely. Plug it in securely.
Adjustments or settings are\ There is a time limit. Start the procedure again.

suddenly canceled before you finish.


Unable to operate the System from

\ The path between the remote control and the remote sensor on the System is

the remote control.blocked.


\ The battery is exhausted.
No sound is heard.\ Speaker connections are incorrect or loose.


\ Headphones are connected.


Initial settingsCanceling the display demonstration

When you plug in and turn on the System, the display demonstration starts automatically if no operation is done for about 2 minutes.

To cancel the display demonstration(On the main unit)DEMO


If you have already set the clock before, press and hold CLOCK/TIMER until the current time is shown on the display then press SET to activate the clock setting mode.

2Adjust the hour and minute.




Sleep TimerSpecify the time (in minutes.)SLEEP 10 SLEEP 20 SLEEP 30 • • •SLEEPOFF SLEEP180To check the remaining time until the System shuts off, press SLEEP once.
To cancel a Daily Timer1Select a Daily Timer number.2Cancel the selected Daily Timer.The timer indicator is turned off.
To clean the disc:

• Wipe the disc with a soft cloth in a straight line from

– Some MP3/WMA files may not be played back due to

their recording conditions.
Hard to listen to broadcasts because\ Antenna connection is incorrect or loose.
of noise.

\ The AM loop antenna is too close to the System.

To go back to the previous step, press MENU/CANCEL.
Daily Timer

center to edge.

Cleaning the System

• Stains should be wiped off with a soft cloth. If the System

is heavily stained, wipe it with a cloth soaked in water-

diluted neutral detergent and wrung well, then wipe
clean with a dry cloth.
• Since the System may deteriorate in quality, become

damaged or get its paint peeled off, be careful about the

– This System can play only discs of ISO 9660 Level 1 or

Level 2.

– It is recommended to record each file at a sampling rate

of 44.1 kHz and at a data transfer rate of 128 kbps.

– This System cannot play back files made at a bit rate of

less than 64 kbps.
– This System can show the Tag data (version 1).

• For playback of files on a USB mass storage class device/


\ The FM antenna is not properly extended and positioned.


\ Electrostatic discharge from your body may cause noise. If this happens, turn


the System off then on again.


The disc/USB mass storage class

\ The disc is placed upside down. Place the disc with the label side facing up.

device/SD card does not play.\ The disc is recorded using “packet writing (UDF file system).” It cannot be



The clock may gain or lose 1 to 2 minutes per month. You may need to readjust the clock periodically.

By using Daily Timer, you can wake up with your favorite music.You can store three Daily Timer settings.

Tune into a station, insert a disc or SD card, or connect a USB mass storage class device to the System beforehand.

1Select a Daily Timer number.

– DO NOT wipe it hard.
– DO NOT wipe it with thinner or benzine.
– DO NOT apply any volatile substances such as
insecticides to it.

– DO NOT allow any rubber or plastic to remain in contact

for a long time.
SD card.
– You cannot play back files larger than 2 GB.

– This System may not play back some USB mass storage

class devices/SD card and does not support DRM
(Digital Rights Management).

About SCMS (Serial Copy Management System) The System uses the Serial Copy Management System which allows only first-generation digital copies to be made of premastered software such as regular CDs.

If you try to record from a duplicated CD-R or CD-RW to a USB mass storage class device or SD card, “PROTECT” appears on the display.

1st generation

2nd generation







\ The USB mass storage class device is not connected or the SD card is not


inserted properly.
“NO DATA” appears on the display.\ MP3/WMA files are not recorded on the disc, on the USB mass storage class


device or onto the SD card.
ID3 Tag on an MP3 file cannot be

\ There are two types of ID3 Tag—Version 1 and Version 2. This System can only

shown.show ID3 Tag Version 1.
Groups and tracks are not played\ Playing order is determined when the groups and tracks are recorded. It
back as you expect.depends on the writing application.
The disc/USB mass storage\ The disc is scratched or dirty.
class device/SD card sound is\ MP3/WMA files have not been properly recorded on the USB mass storage
discontinuous.class device or onto SD card.
Sound from the USB mass storage\ Noise and static electricity may stop the sound. In this case, disconnect and
class device/SD card is interrupted.

connect the USB mass storage class device or remove and insert the SD card


again after turning off the System.
The disc tray does not open or close. \ The AC power cord is not plugged in.

\Disc ejection is prohibited. “LOCKED” appears (see “Prohibiting disc ejection” in “Disc/USB/SD” on page 2).


Daily Timer does not work. \ The System was turned on when the on-time came. The timer starts working

only when the System is turned off.

If the System does not work correctly, disconnect the AC power cord from the wall outlet, wait for a while, and connect the cord again.

JVC bears no responsibility for any loss of data in USB mass storage class device or SD card while using this System.

Display settingsDisplay brightnessYou can dim the display window.DIM 1 DIM 2DIM OFFDisplay informationYou can change the information shown on the display.Ex.: During playback of a CD...Current track’s elapsed timeClockThe information shown on the display differs depending on the source.Tag information is shown on the display while an MP3/WMA file is played back.
Sound adjustmentsFade mutingTo drop the volume in a momentTo restore the volume, press again or adjust the volume level.Sound TurboTo emphasize the soundTURBO ONTURBOOFFHyper Bass Sound (HBS)To reinforce the bass sound HBS ON HBS OFFSound ModeTo select the sound mode suitable for your favorite music


FLAT JAZZ (Canceled)


Normal display2Set the timer contents.





Hour and minute for the on-time and off-timePlayback sourceVolume• If you select “VOL – –,” the volume is set to thesame level as when the System was last turned off.

To correct a misentry during the process, press MENU/CANCEL. You can return to the previous step.

To exit from Daily Timer setting, press CLOCK/TIMER repeatedly as required.

3Turn off the System.The display disappears and the STANDBY lamp starts flashing.While on standby mode, the timer indicator () is not displayed.