Philips MC-77/33 manual


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    1 3103 306 18501 MC- 77 MC- 77 Micr o Hi-Fi System pg 001-030/MC77/22-Eng 4/16/02, 10:04 AM 1[...]

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    2 3103 306 18501 Important notes for users in the U.K. Mains plug This apparatus is fitted with an approved 13 Amp plug. T o change a fuse in this type of plug proceed as follows: 1 Remove fuse co ver and fuse . 2 Fix new fuse which should be a BS1362 5 Amp, A.S.T .A. or BSI approved type. 3 Refit the fuse co ver . If the fitted plug is not suitab [...]

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    4 3103 306 18501 DK Advarsel: Usynlig laser str å ling ved å bning n å r sikkerhedsafbrydere er ude af funktion. Undg å uts æ ttelse for str å ling. Bem æ rk: Netafbr yderen er sekund æ rt indkoblet og ofbryder ikke str ø mmen fra nettet. Den indbyggede netdel er derfor tilsluttet til lysnettet s å l æ nge netstikket sidder i stikkontakt[...]

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    5 3139 115 20743 English F ran ç ais P ortugu ê s Espa ñ ol Deutsch Nederlands Italiano Svenska Dansk Suomi ∂ÏÏËÓÈο P olski Index English ------------------------------------------------ 6 Fran ç ais -------------------------------------------- 30 Espa ñ ol --------------------------------------------- 55 Deutsch --------------------[...]

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    6 English 3103 306 18501 Contents General Information Envir onmental information ................................ 7 Acknowledgement ............................................... 7 Supplied accessories ............................................ 7 Safety information ................................................ 7 Preparations Rear connections [...]

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    7 English 3103 306 18501 General Information This product complies with the r adio interference requirements of the Eur opean Community . En vir onmental information All unnecessar y packaging has been omitted. W e hav e tried to make the packaging easy to separate into three mater ials: cardboard (box), polystyrene foam (buff er) and polyethylene [...]

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    8 English 3103 306 18501 Pr eparations Rear connections The type plate is located at the rear of the system. For users in the U.K.: please follow the instructions on page 2. A Pow e r Before connecting the A C power cord to the wall outlet, ensure that all other connections hav e been made . WARNING! – For optimal performance, use only the origin[...]

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    9 English 3103 306 18501 Pr eparations FM Antenna ¶ For better FM stereo reception, connect an outdoor FM antenna to the FM ANTENNA terminal. C Speakers Connection Fr ont Speakers Connect the speaker wires to the SPEAKERS (FRONT) terminals, right speaker to " R " and left speaker to " L ", coloured (marked) wire to " + &qu[...]

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    10 English 3103 306 18501 Contr ols (main system ’ s illustr ation on page 3) Controls on the system and remote contr ol 1 ST ANDBY ON y – to switch the system on or to Standby mode. 2 ECO PO WER – to switch the system on or to Eco P ower Standby mode. 3 iR – infrared sensor for remote control. 4 # OPEN – to open the tape deck door . 5 PH[...]

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    11 English 3103 306 18501 Contr ols ^ ! & ¡ ™ ª ≤ 9 6 £ 8 * ≥ -+ - -+ - ( ) 7 9 ∞ § • @ # CD OPEN • CLOSE (CD 1/CD 2/CD 3) 0 – to open or close the individual disc tray : CD 1, CD 2 or CD 3 $ Disc tra ys % Displa y screen – to view the current status of the system. ^ MUTE – to interr upt or resume sound reproduction. &[...]

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    12 English 3103 306 18501 Basic Functions IMPOR T ANT! Before operating the system, complete the prepar ation procedures. Plug and Pla y Plug and Play allows y ou to store all available RDS stations and radio stations automatically . First time setup/pow er up 1 When you turn on the main supply , " AUTO INSTALL - PRESS PLAY " is displa ye[...]

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    13 English 3103 306 18501 Notes: – When the power is turned on, the disc tray may open and close to initialise the system. – If no stereo frequency is detected during Plug and Play, " CHECK ANTENNA " is displayed. – During Plug and Play, if no button is pressed within 15 seconds, the system will exit Plug and Play mode automatically[...]

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    14 English 3103 306 18501 Dim mode Y ou can select the desired brightness for the display . ● Press DIM on the remote control repeatedly to select DIM 1, DIM 2, DIM 3 or DIM OFF display mode. ➜ DIM and the corresponding mode number will appear on the display , except for DIM OFF mode. DIM OFF ......... All availab le LEDs light up, displa y scr[...]

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    15 English 3103 306 18501 Basic Functions Bass/T reble The BASS (low tone) and TREBLE (high tone) feature enables y ou to define the sound- processor settings. ● Press BASS + / - or TREBLE + / - on the remote control repeatedly to select the next Bass or T reb le level. OR VOL BASS TREBLE 1 2 = = = = 1 Press BASS or TREBLE on the system to select[...]

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    16 English 3103 306 18501 CD Operation IMPOR TANT! – This system is designed for regular discs. Therefore, do not use an y accessories such as disc stabiliser rings or disc treatment sheets, etc ., as offer ed on the market, because they may jam the changer mechanism. – Do not load more than one disc into each tray . Discs for Pla yback This sy[...]

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    17 English 3103 306 18501 CD Operation Pla ying discs a disc is loaded in the disc tray the current selected disc tra y is empty the current selected disc tra y is loaded the disc tray is cur rently pla ying T o play all discs on the disc tra ys ● Press PLA Y É ( É Å ) . ➜ All the availab le discs will play once, then stop. ➜ During playba[...]

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    18 English 3103 306 18501 Random pla y 1 Press SHUFFLE on the remote control. ➜ SHUFFLE is shown and " SHUFFLE " is display ed. ➜ All the availab le discs or programmed tr acks (if programme is active) will be played in random order . 2 T o resume normal playback, press SHUFFLE again. ➜ SHUFFLE disappear s. Notes: – Selecting SHUF[...]

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    19 English 3103 306 18501 Radio Reception T uning to radio stations 1 Press TUNER to select TUNER mode. ➜ " TUNER " is display ed. A few seconds later , the current r adio frequency will appear on the display . ➜ If an FM station is received in stereo, is displayed. 2 Press TUNER again to select the desired waveband : FM, MW or L W . [...]

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    20 English 3103 306 18501 Manual Preset Pr ogramming 1 T une to your desired radio station (refer to “T uning to r adio stations”). 2 Press PROG . ➜ PROGRAM star ts flashing. ➜ The next availab le preset number is display ed for selection. T o store the radio station to another preset n umber ● Press í or ë to select the desired preset [...]

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    21 English 3103 306 18501 Radio Reception Notes: – If the tuned radio station does not tr ansmit RDS signal or is a non RDS station, " NO RDS " is displayed. – If the RDS text message is not available at the RDS station, " NO RDS TEXT " is display ed. Setting the RDS clock Some RDS radio station may be tr ansmitting a real c[...]

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    22 English 3103 306 18501 T ape Operation/Recording IMPOR T ANT! – Before playing a tape, check and tighten slack tape with a pencil. Slack tape may get jammed or may burst in the mechanism. – C-120 tape is extremely thin and is easily deformed or damaged. It is not recommended for use in this system. – Store the tapes at r oom temperature an[...]

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    23 English 3103 306 18501 Rewinding / F ast forwarding 1 Stop playback, press à or á . ➜ The tape will stop automatically at the end of rewinding or fast forwarding. 2 Press Ç to stop rewinding or fast forwarding. Note: – During rewinding or fast forw arding of a tape, it is also possible to select another source (CD or TUNER, f or example).[...]

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    24 English 3103 306 18501 T ape Operation/Recording CD Synchr onised start recording 1 Press CD 1 • 2 • 3 to select the disc. ● Press í or ë to select the desired track to star t recording. ● Y ou can progr amme the tr acks in the order you want them to be recorded (refer to “CD Operation - Progr amming the disc tr acks”). 2 Press 0 R[...]

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    25 English 3103 306 18501 Clock/Timer IMPOR T ANT! When in Eco Po wer standby mode, it is not possible to operate the clock or timer function. Clock setting The clock can be set in either 12-hour or 24-hour mode (" AM 12:00 " or " 00:00 " for example) 1 Press and hold CLOCK on the remote control until the time flashing on the di[...]

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    26 English 3103 306 18501 Timer Setting The system can switch on to CD , TUNER, or T APE mode automatically at a preset time , ser ving as an alar m to wake you up . IMPOR T ANT! – Before setting the timer , ensure that the clock is set correctly . – The timer will alw ays be switched on after it has been set. – The timer will not start if a [...]

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    27 English 3103 306 18501 T o check the remaining length of time after sleep timer is activated ● Press SLEEP once . T o change the preset sleep timer ● Press SLEEP again while the remaining sleep timer is shown. ➜ The display will show the next sleep timer options. T o deactivate the sleep timer ● Press SLEEP repeatedly until " OFF &q[...]

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    28 English 3103 306 18501 Specifications AMPLIFIER Output power .................................. 2 x 160 W MPO ............................................................... 2 x 80 W RMS (1) Signal-to-noise r atio .......................... ≥ 75 dBA (IEC) Frequency response ........... 50 – 20000 Hz, –3 dB Input sensitivity AUX In / CDR In[...]

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    29 English 3103 306 18501 T r oubleshooting WARNING Under no circumstances should you tr y to repair the system yourself, as this will in validate the w arranty . Do not open the system as there is a risk of electric shock. If a fault occurs , fir st check the points listed below befor e taking the system for repair . If you are unable to remedy a [...]

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    30 English 3103 306 18501 T r oubleshooting GENERAL The system does not react when buttons – Remove and reconnect the A C power plug and ar e pressed. switch on the system again. Sound cannot be heard or is of poor – Adjust the volume. quality . – Disconnect the headphones. – Check that the speaker s are connected correctly . – Check if t[...]