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Welcome to the world of EMERSON sound.

The product you have purchased has been


carefully engineered and manufactured to give you dependable operation. Read this
Manual before operatiRg the unit to become familiar with its features, and obtain the IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
performance that will bring you continued enjoyment for many years.
In the event you require: technical assistance, please contact your local dealer. Retain this 1. Read all of these instructions.
Manual for future reference.
2. Save these instructions for later use.
• I~PORT ANT NOTES
• Avoid installing the !jnit in locations described below. 3. Unplug this product from the wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners

Places exposed to direct sunlight or close to heat radiating appliances such as electric or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.

heaters.
On top of other sterl10 equipment that radiates too much heat. 4. Do not use attachments not'recommended by the product manufacturer as they may
Places lacking ventil"tion or dusty places.
Places subject to constant vibration. cause hazards.
Humid or moist places.
• Take care not to obstruct the ventilating openings on rear panel. 5, Do not use this product near water, for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen
• Operate controls and switches as described in the manual. sink. or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, etc.
• Before turning the power switch on for the first time, make certain the batteries and
power cord are properly installed.

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6. Do not place this product on a unstable tart, stand, or table. The product may fall,
• Store your tapes in a cool area to avoid damage from heat. causing serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the p~oduct. Use
only with a cart or stand recommended by the manufacturer. Wall or shell mounting

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should follow the manufacturer's instructions, and should use a mounting kit approved

CAUTION by the manufacturer,

7. Slots and openings in the cabinet and the back or bottom are provided for ventila­
tion. and to insure reliable operation of the product and to protect it from overheating,
these openings must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked
by placing the appliance receiver on a bed, sofa, rug, or heat register. This product
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a bookcase unless proper ventila­
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER­
SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO tion is provided.
QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
8. This product should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the
marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supplied to your home, consult
DANGEROUS VOl-TAGE

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your product dealer or local power company. For products designed to operate from
Uninsulated Dangerous Voltage, that may be battery power, refer to the operating instructions.
of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of
electric shock to persons is present within this 9. Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate this product where

product's enclosure. the cord will be abused by persons walking on it.

ATTENTION

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10. Follow all warnings and instructions marked on the product.


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The Owners Manual contains .important operat­

Ing and maintenance .Instructlons.

For your safety, it is necessary to refer to the

manual. .
11. For added protection for this product during a lightning storm, or when it is left
unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet. This
will prevent damage to the receiver due to lightning and power line surges.

12. Never push objects of any kind into this product through cabinet slots as they may
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE touch dangerous voltage points or short out parts that cou Id resu It in a fire'or electric
THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the product.
In the space provided, record the serial number located at the bottom of the cabinet.
Serial Number _
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13. Do not attempt to service this product yoUrself as opening or removing covers may
exppse you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified
service-personnel.

14. Unplug this product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service per­
sonnel under the following conditions: 6
a. When the power cord or plug is damaged or frayed.
b. If liquid has been spilled into the appliance.
c. If the product has been exposed to rain or water.
d. If the product does not operate normally by following the operating instructions.
Adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions as im­
proper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will often require
extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the appliance to normal opera­
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e. If the product has been dropped or the cabinet has been damagea. 1 Uli-- s
f. When the appliance exhibits a distinct change in performance this indicates a need 9
for service.

15. When replacements parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replace­
ment parts specified by the manufacturer that have the same characteristics as the
original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or other
hazard.

(1) Cassette Compartment (6) Volume Control


16. Upon completion of any service or repairs to this product, ask the service technician
(2) Telescopic Antenna (7) Built-in Microphone
to perform routine safety checks determine that the product is in safe operating
(3) Cassette Buttons (8) I nternal Speaker
condition.
(4) Selector Switch (9) AC Jack
(5) Tuning Control
17. Heat - The product should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators,
heat registers, stoves, or other product (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
POWER SOURCE
This unit is designed to operate on AC or DC (batteries)

AC - This unit has a detachable AC Power cord (included). Insert one side of the AC
Power cord into the AC Jack and the other end into a conveniently located AC outlet
having 120 V 60 Hz.
The AC JACK has a built-in AC/DC switch which automatically disconnects the. Battery
power when the plug is inserted into the Jack.

BATTERY
Open the Battery Compartment located on the rear of the unit and insert four (4) "C"
size batteries (not included) by observing the battery polarity indicated on the rear of the
unit.

NOTE: WEAK OR DEAD BATTERIES MAY SWELL AND LEAK. TO AVOID THIS
OR DAMAGE TO THE UNIT, REMOVE THE BATTERIES WHEN THE UNIT
IS TO BE STORED FOR A LONG PERIOD OF TIME OR IF THE BATTERIES
BECOME WEAK.

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AUTOMATIC STOP RECORDING FROM RADIO
This unit has a built-in Automatic Stop System, to stop the playing or recording when the
Set the RADIO at the function desired to record.

tape reaches the end.


Insert a blank cassette tape as instructed.

The Auto Stop System is not incorporated into the FAST-FORWARD and REWI ND
Press PAUSE button.

features, so to stop the tape or release the button press the STOP/EJECT button.
Press R ECOR D button.

Press the PAUSE button again to release the pause action and start the recording opera­

tion.

AUTOMATIC RECORDING LEVEL To turn the radio Off set the SELECTOR switch to TAPE position.

The cassette deck has bUilt-into the recorder circuitry an Automatic Recording Level to
electronically control the signal from Radio or internal microphone. Therefore the record­
MONITORING
ing action is not affected by the setting of the VOLUME control.
When recording from R.adio, monitoring sound is variable by the Volume Control.

No monitor sound is heard when recording from built-in microphone.

CASSETTE BUTTONS OPERATION NOTE: The Playback and Record in this unit is in the monaural mode. If a pre-recorded

stereo Cassette tape is played a monaural sound is heard.


PAUSE .. To stop the tape momentarily at playing or recording mode.
STOP/EJECT To disengage a depressed button (except the PAUSE button) and
to open the Cassette door.
REWIND .. To wind tape backward or to locate a particular portion of tape. RECORDING FROM BUILT-IN MICROPHONE
FAST-FORWARD To advance tape forward or to locate a particular portion of tape. Load the cassette compartment as instructed.

PLAY To play or to record a cassette tape. Set the SELECTOR switch to TAPE position.

RECORD To record a cassette tape. Press RECORD button.

Keep talking about 30 cm (12 inches) away from the unit at a normal tone of voice.

RADIO OPERATION
Set the SELECTOR switch to AM or FM position.
STOPPING THE CASSETTE TAPE (PLAYING OR RECORDING)
Tune a desired station by turning the TUNING control indicated on the DIAL SCALE.
To stop the tape manually press the STOP/EJECT button.

When the FM reception is not clear enough, extent the telescopic antenna to its full
To stop the tape momentarily press the PAUSE button and press the button again to

length, and turn the antenna in all directions until the sound is clear.

continue the operation.

When the AM reception is not clear, turn the unit in all directions.
When the tape reaches the end, the Cassette Deck will stop automatically and the button(s)

Adjust the VOLUME control to a desired level.

depressed will be disengaged.

To turn the RADIO OFF, set the SELECTOR switch to TAPE position.

LOADING THE CASSETTE COMPARTMENT HINTS ON CASSETTE TAPE


Press the STOP/EJECT button to open the door.
Standard tape lengths have 15 (C-30) and 30 (C-60) minutes of recording time on each side.
Insert the cassette tape with the open surface facing upward and the emptiest reel to the
Longer length tapes of 45 (C-90) and 60 (C-120) minutes recording time on each side
left side.
are available, but because longer tapes in the same size package necessitate use of thinner
Close the cassette door.
materials, the chance for malfunction such as tape spillage from the cartridge, internal
To disengaged any depressed button (except PAUSE) press the STOP/EJECT button.
binding of the reel, and tape tearing is much greater. Longer length tapes are not
recommended. Use only high quality tapes and if a problem develops, check unit first
with other cartridges to determine if the problem is with the cartridge, and not with
PLAYING A PRE-RECORDED CASSETTE TAPE the unit.
Set the SE LECTOR switch to TAPE position.

Load the Cassette compartment as instructed.

Press the PLAY button and adjust the Volume control to suit.
ERASURE OF RECORDINGS
When the tape reaches the end, the unit will automatically shut off by itself at TAPE
When a new recording is made, any program material previously recorded is automatically
mode.
erased and only the new recording remains.

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SAFEGUARD AGAINST ACCIDENTAL ERASING


To safeguard valuable recordings from being erased accidentally, the cassette and the deck
are equipped with a special device. On the back of the cassette there is a lug on each side.
To prevent accidental erasing break out these lugs with a screwdriver.
SHOULD THIS UNIT EXHIBIT A TROUBLE SYMPTOM, CHECK THE
If only one track is to be protected, break out the lug of the left side with the side desired FOLLOWING BEFORE SEEKING SERVICE
facing you.
POSSIBLE CAUSE POSSIBLE SOLUTION
To record on a tape in which the lug has been broken, place a piece of adhesive tape over SYMPTOM
that area.
Top RADIO
Noise from traffic AM Turn the unit for AM
Noise or sound distored
Telescopic antenna not fully Extend the telescopic
AM or FM broadcast
extended
antenna, and turn it in all

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No sound from speaker
Station not tuned properly
directions.

at AM or FM Re·tune the station AM

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Volume control set at or FM
Lug for Lug for Set the Volume control
minimum position
Side 2 Side 1 up
Break out the lug Cover with tape
If there is any slack in the tape in the cartridge, this should be removed before inserting
CASSETTE PLAYER
cartridge. To do so, place a pencil in one of the hubs and rotate toward the outside of
No recording on tape or Recheck the tape
No sound
the cartridge as shown until all slack is taken up.
Volume control set at Set Volume control up
Slow or erratic speed
Cassette cartridges permit playing and recording on both halves of the tape. After the first
minimum position Replace tape
side of cartridge has played, press the STOP/EJECT button and remove the cartridge.
Tape too old or worn
Turn it over, re-insert, and close door, second half is noW ready for playing or recording.

CASSETTE RECORDER
Defective tape Replace the tape
Distored sound at Playback

GENERAL
Volume set at minimum Set volume control up
No sound from speaker
position
Batteries installed I nsert the batteries ob­
improperly serving the polaritY (+
and -) marked on the
• CARE AND MAINTENANCE rear of unit.
CLEANING Insert the AC cord to the
AC cord not inserted into
To prevent fire or shock hazard, disconnect your unit from the AC power source when AC outlet.
AC outlet.
cleaning.
The finish on the unit may be cleaned with a dust cloth and care for as other furniture.
Use caution when cleaning and wiping the plastic parts. Mild soap and a dampered
cloth may be used on the front panel.
Periodic cleaning of the tape head and capstan is necessary to maintain good reproduc­
tion of sound. The build-up of iron oxide particles, which is often even more severe
with inferior tapes, will reduce the performance of the tape. It is recommended that
after every 100 hou rs of use, Or more often if playback has deteriorated, to clean the
head and capstan.
To clean the head use a cassette head cleaner, available in any record shop.
NOTE: Never use any metal objects on or near the tape head. Do not allow any cleaning
material to fall into tape assembly. Do not use carbon tetrachloride as a cleaning
agent.
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EMERSON LIMITED WARRANTY*******************
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*~ Emerson Radio Corp, warrants this product to be free from defects in material and workmanship under **
SCHEMATIC DIAGRAM '" normal use and conditions for a period of 90 days from date of original purchase. **
*. Should service be necessary under this warranty for any reason due to manufacturing defect or malfunction **
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SAFETY PRECAUTION * during the first 90 days from date of original purchase, Emerson Radio Corp. will repair or replace (at its *
The following precautions should be observed when servicing
: discretion) the defective merchandise at no charge. **
* Pack the unit carefully and ship prepaid via UPS or Parcel Post (insured) and return the unit to the Emerson **
1. Since many parts in the unit have special safety-related
* Factory Service Center' listed below. Enclose proof'of purchase along with your check or money order *
characteristics,'always use genuine Emerson's replacement parts.
* made payable to Emerson Radio Corp, in the amount of $3.50 (to cover shipping and handling charges). :
Especially critical parts ~n the power circuit block should *
not be replaced, with other make•• * 'THIS UNIT CAN BE REPAIRED ONL Y AT THE EMERSON FACTORY SERVICE CENTER NOTED **
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warranty is void if the product is:
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(a) Damaged through negligence, misuse, ab~se, or accident. *
parts are acceptably insulated from the supply circuit.
* (b) Used in a commercial application or rentals. *
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* (d) Damaged because it is improperly connected to the equipment of either manufacturers. *
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