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Technics"
CompactDiscChanger
Technics"
SL-MC7
SL-MC4
Operating
The photograph
• DIGITAL
Instructions
shows SL-MC7
AUDI0
Before connect,ng, operating er adlustmg this product, please read these instructions COmpletely
Please save th_s manual
RQT4941 -P
Dear Customer
Supplied accessories
Thank
Please check and identify the supplied accessories.
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AC power supply cord (RJA0065-A)
..........................
1 pc.
you for purchasing
For optimum
instructions
performance
this Technics
and safety,
product.
please
read these
carefully.
These operating instructions are applicable
SL-MC4 modeJs. These operating instructions,
tally explain the operation of SL-MC7,
to the SL-MC7 and
however, fundamen-
Tableof contents
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Stereo connection
cable (RJL2P004B08A)
................ 1 pc.
Precautions ...............................................................................
4
Connections ..............................................................................
5
Preparing the remote control ...........................................
5
Controls ......................................................................................
6
Setting/Removing discs ......................................................
7
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Remote control transmitter (EUR645270)
.................. t pc.
Sequential play ........................................................................
8
Direct play ..................................................................................
9
Single disc play .......................................................................
9
Program play ..........................................................................
10
Direct programming .....................................................................
10
Random play ..........................................................................
12
One disc random play ..................................................................
Full randpm play ..........................................................................
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Notebook-ffke binder [Liner notes organizer]
[SL-MC7] (RFA0623-K1)
[SL-MC4] (RFA0622-K1) ............................................
12
12
Repeat function ....................................................................
13
ID scan function ...................................................................
13
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Disc grouping play ..............................................................
14
TO make groups...........................................................................
Playing back discs in a group ......................................................
To name groups ..........................................................................
14
t5
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CD-TEXT function ................................................................
17
Displaying a CD'e information .....................................................
17
To search discs or tracks using text information
(TEXT SEARCH) .........................................................................
18
Entering CD information manually (TEXT EDIT) ......................... 19
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Numbered
stickers [SL-MC7]
(RQLA0326)
[SL-MC41 (RQLA0321)
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Batteries ...................................................................
Use numbers indicated in parentheses
pads.
(Only for U.S.A.)
To order accessories
_
contact
(http://www.panasonic.com).
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Time mode selection ..........................................................
20
................ 1 pc.
2 pce.
when asking for replacement
1-800-332-5368
or web site
A note on compact discs .................................................
21
The liner notes organizer .................................................
21
Troubleshooting
guide ......................................................
22
Maintenance ...........................................................................
22
Product service .....................................................................
23
Technical specifications ..................................................
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Disc index .............................................................
Back cover
The model number and serial number of this product can be
found on either the back or the bottom of the unit.
Please note them in the space provided below and keep for
future reference.
MODELNUMBER
CAUTION7
THIS PRODUCT UTILIZES
A LASER.
USE OF CONTROLS OR ADJUSTMENTS OR PERFORMANCE
OF PROCEDURES OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED HEREIN
MAY RESULT IN HAZARDOUS RADIATION EXPOSURE.
DO NOT OPEN COVERS AND DO NOT REPAIR YOURSELF.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED PERSONNEL.
SERIAL NUMBER
CAUTION:
Iser memo:
DATE OF PURCHASE
DEALER NAME
DEALER ADDRESS
TELEPHONE
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK MATCH WIDE
BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY
INSERT.
NUMBER
WARNING:
- THE FOLLOWING
APPLIES ONLY IN THE U.S.A.
CAUTION:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC
SHOCK OR PRODUCT
DAMAGE,
DO NOT
EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN, SPLASHING, DRIPPING OR MOISTURE.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the
FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
CAUTION
)rotection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with
the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference
will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does
cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on,
the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one
CAUTION:TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE SCREWS.
NO USER-SERVICEABLE
PARTS
INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
SERVICE PERSONNEL.
of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from
that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for
help.
Any unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment
would void the user's authority to operate this device.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation
is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may
not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept
any interference received, including interference that may cause
Undesired operation.
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an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user
to the presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage"
within the product's enclosure that may be of suffiThe lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within
cient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock
to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle
is intended to alert the user to the presence of
important operating and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.
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Precautions
Before using th_s unit please read these operating mstruchons carefully Take special care to follow the warnings md_cated on the unit
itself as well as the safety suggeshons hsted below
Afterwards keep them handy for future reference
6. Carts and Stands - The unit should be used only w_th a cart or
stand that is recommended by the manufacturer
The unit and cart combination should be moved w_th care
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1, Power Source - The unit should be connected
only of the type described
marked on the unit
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m the operating
to power supply
Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the untt and cart combtnatton to
instructions or as
overturn
A
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2. Polarization -- If the unit _s equrpped w_th a polanzed AC power
plug (a plug having one blade w_der than the other), that plug will fd
into the AC outlet only one way Tbts ts a safety fealure If you are
unable to tnsert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the
plug If the plug should still fall to fit. contact your electnc=an to
replace your obsolete outlet DO not defeat the safety purpose of
the polarized plug
3 Power Cord Protection -- AC power supply cords should be
routed so that they are not I_kely to be walked on or pinched by
ttems placed upon or against them Never take hold of the plug or
cord if your hand is wet, and always grasp the plug oody when
Clean the cabinet, panel and controls w_th a soft cloth I_ghtly moistened wrth todd detergent soluhon
connecting or d_sconnechng it
4. Nonuse Periods - When the un=t=snot used, turn the power off
When left unused for a long period of tJme, the umt should be
Do not use any type of abrasfve
such as alcohol or benz=ne
unplugged
from the household
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1. Water and Moisture -- Do not use thJs unit near water-for
ex-
ample, near a bathtub, washbowl, sw_mmmg pool, or the hke
Damp basements should also be avoided
2. Condensation -- Moisture may form on the lens tn the forlowmg
condd=ons
• immediately after a heater has been turned on
=. _na steamy or very humid room
• when the un=t rs suddenly moved from a cold environment to a
warm one
If mo=sture forms inside th_s unit, it may not operate properly To
correct th=s problem, turn on the power and wad about one hour
for the mo=sture to evaporate
3. Heat - The unit should be s_tuated away from heat sources such
as radiators and the like It also should not be placed =n temperatures less than 5 C (41 F) or greater than 35* C (95 F)
I Placement
-- The unit should be situated so that its location or
posd_on does not =nterfere with its proper ventilation Allow 10 cm
(4) clearance from the rear of the unit
2. Foreign Material -- Care should be taken so that objects do not
fall into and kqu[ds are not spilled _nto the unit Do not subject this
unit to excessive smoke, dust, mechanical vlbrahon, or shock
3
4
5
Wall or Ceiling Mounting - The unit should not be mounled to a
wall or ceding, unless specified In th_soperating instructions
pad, scouring
powder or solvent
AC outlet
Environment
f. Ventilation
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Magnetrsm _ The und should be situated away from equipment
or devrces that generate strong magnetic fields
Stacking - Do not place heavy ObleCts other than system components, on top of the unit
Surface -- Place the unit on a flat, level surface
1. Damage Requiring Service -- The unit should be servJced by
qualified service personnel when
(a) The AC power supply cord or the plug has been damaged, or
(b) Oblects have fallen or liquid has been spdled _nto the unit, or
(e) Tile unrt has been exposed to rain, or
(d) Tile unit does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a
marked change in performance, or
(e) The unit has been dropped, or the enclosure damaged
2 Servicing -- The user should not attempt to serwce the unit beyond that described in the operating mstructrons All other serv=cIng should be referred to an authorized sap#ice personnel
For the address of an authorized serwcenter:
In the U.S.A. 1.800.211.7262 or web site
(http;//www panason#c, corn)
In Canada 905.624-5505 or web site
(www.panasonic.ea/fdbckca.htm)
Cautions on moving this unit
Before mowng the changer to another location, be sure to
remove all d_scsfrom the slots and turn off Ihe changer
Failure to do so will expose the compact d_scs and the changer
to the risk of severe damage
CAUTION
The changer mechanism automatically locks when power =s
turned off, to protect it against damage m transport
Therefore,
always press [POWER]
and make sure 'OFF
appears on the display before you unDluO the ¢hanoer
Other
cautions
Outside hght or no_se may somehmes cause the changer to
detect a disc when there isn t one However, the changer always
correctly detects the disc when =n the play mode
[30 not leave the front panel open Inflltrallng (;lust or other matter may lead to damage or malfuncttons
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Connections
A
Recelv o_er
r
(net tncluded)
CD or AUX terminals
Household
AC outlet
(AC 120 V,
60 Hz)
or
• Set the changer on a flat, level surface
• Before connecting the changer to your aud=o system, make sure
that Ihe power of the changer and all other system components Js
turned off []
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Stereo connection cable
White (L)
Red
IRI
Memory retention
The informal=on and presetting you enter rs retained in the unit s
memory even ff the umt =sdisconnected from the AC power source
The period of retention for each type of mformat_on is as follows
• program play (,4. page tO) and dtsc grouping play (.4' page 14),
approximately one week
• text eddrng I,_ page 191, unhmtted
Receiver (not include€
J Digital connection
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Remove the dust cap and connect thls unit to other dtgdal equlp-
oPr_DAL
ment wlth an optlc81 flber termrnal, such as
round processor
• Leave the cap attached when thrs terminal
For your reference
If you have DTS format CDs, you can enjoy
connecting this unit to a recerver or d_gltal
has a DTS decoder
a receiver or dlgdaJ sur=snot being used
stx channel playback by
surround processor that
Use only the optical fiber terminal when playing back DTS
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i OPTICAL
OU_
OptLcal-flber cable
(not tncluded)
,
t
This und
format d_scs DTS s_gnals can only be correctly output through the
dtgdal termmal Connechon through the stereo LiNE OUT termmals
w_ll result _nno_se and could poss=bly damage your speakers
• DTS ts a trademark of Dtgttal Theater Systems, L P
Preparing the remote control
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Check the (+) and (-) sides.
J Useof botteries
• Do not m_x old and new batteries,
or batteries
of different types
(manganese and afkahne, et¢)
• Never subject battenes to excessive heat or flame, do not attempt
to disassemble them, and be sure they are not short-circuded
• If the remote control _s not to be used for a long penod of trine,
remove the batteries and store them tn a cool, dark place
• Do not attempt to recharge alkahne or manganese battenes
• Do not use recllargeable type batteries
When you need to replace these batteries
Use two R6/LR6, AA, UM-3 or equtvalent batteries
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Operation
I
notes
1
About 7 meters in front
of the s_gnal sensor
• Do not place obstacles between the remote control signal sensor
and remote control umt
• Do not expose the remote control signal sensor to d_rect sunhght
or to the b,tght hght of an mvertor fluorescent hght
• Take care to keep the remote control s_gnal sensor and end of the
remote control und free from dust
• If this system is installed _n a rack with glass doors, the glass
doors' thrckness or color might make _t necessary to use the
remote control a shorter d_stanee from the system
I To preventdamage
• Never place heavy items on top of the unit
• Do not dlsassernble or reconstruct the unit
• DO not Sblll water or other hounds _nto the unit
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Controls
[ Main unit []
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(_) Standby/on switch (©/I, POWER)
Press to switch the unit from on to standby mode or vice versa
In standby mode, the unit is still consuming a small amount of
power
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(_) Windows
_) Display
(_)Text mode button (TEXT MODE)
(_)Text search buttons (V, A, TEXT SEARCH)
(_ Search/Text character select buttons
( <,,I, P,l_, SEARCH/CHARACTER)
(_)Track skip/Text cursor buttons
(t<,4, I_, SKIP/CURSOR)
_) Remote control signal sensor
(_)Single disc play button (SINGLE b)
_) ID scan button (ID SCAN)
(_) Random mode button (RANDOM MODE)
Programming button (PROGRAM)
(_ Disc/Caps button (DISC, CAPS)
Numeric buttons
(_Text edit button (TEXT EDIT)
(_ Disc enter button (DISC ENTER)
_Disc
skip buttons (DISC SKIP, -, +)
_Stop button (I,=)
_ Pause button (11)
_) Play button (b')
D,scs,ot,ors,n
r"'
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j Disc slot section []
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For an explanat=onon how to open the front panel, see page 7
"Howto set d=scs"
(_) Disc slots
Disc slot for single disc play (SINGLE)
Loader carriage
Slot numbers
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L Remote conkol []
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Buttons ,J.,
and ,l_, to
have the same functions as
the correspondingbuttons on the mareumt
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to
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(_)Search button (<,4 SEARCH I_1_)
(_)Track skip buttons ( I<_1 SKIP IHH )
Disc selector button (DISC)
(_ Numeric/group select buttons
Group button (GROUP)
Group enter button (GROUP ENTER)
Repeat button (REPEAT)
Direct programming button
(DIRECT PROGRAM)
Recall button (RECALL)
_) Clear button (CLEAR)
_)Time mode button (TIME MODE)
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Setling/Removing discs
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latch
]
Pull gently on both ends to open the front
panel.
• Unless setting
or removing
discs,
keep hands out of the
changer while open You could injure yourselt if you get
entangled in the internal mechanism
• Keep cassette tapes away from the magnetic latches
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Slide the loader carriage to the slot where the
disc is to be inserted.
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I=l
Grtp here and shde
Slot No 0 (SINGLE) is reserved for single d_scplay (O page 9 )
Loader carnage
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Set the disc on the loader and flip the loader
upwards.
• Do not use 3" (8 cm) discs fitted wtth expander r_ngs
Expander rings could damage the d_sc slots
• Do not use cleaning discs or warped discs These could
damage your changer
• Do not use discs with poorly attached labels or stickers
Adhesive protruding from peeled off sttckers can cause the
changer to malfunction
EIJp this part upward
• Do not put anything other than discs in the changer
• Do not use irregular shaped CDs (heart-shape, etc )
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Close the front panel gently.
I_rRF3
If you leave the front panel open while a disc =sm play the
changer wdl stop when the d_sc is fin_shed
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1. Open the front panel.
2. Slide the loader carriage to the slot you want,
3. Press the eject button on the loader carriage,
You can set and remove discs while another discs _splaying
• Do not set a d_sc m the slot of the disc being played (slot flashes)
The d_sc _n play _s returned to Its slot when hn_shed If two d_scs
somehow lain in a slot, they could be damaged When thrs happens, the message 'TAKE OUT' wdl appear on the d_splay
Remove the disc that doesn't belong in the stot and press the stop
button
Loader carnage
Elect button
• Do not open the CD front panel and press the eject button when
CHECKING DISCS" appears m the d_splay The CD mechanfsm
will be damaged ff the eject button is pressed at this time
• Sometimes the front panel cannot be opened whrre a disc _splaying In this case wart unhF you can open _t
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Sequential play
The changer plays all the tracks on all the dtscs m order and Stops
automahca#y when the last track on the last drsc finishes playing
Before starhng Joadyour discs
Perform steps 2 to 4 wdhln 7 seconds of each other
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Press [POWER].
The umL wdl swdch on
F_rst, the message CHECKING DISCS" wdl be displayed and
then the number of the dtsc previously played If it was a CDTEXT dJsc then the name of the album w#l also be d_splayed
(._. page _ 7)
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Steps 2 and 3 are not necessary if you want to begrn play
from thts disc
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Press [DISC/CAPS].
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Press the numeric button(s) to select the
disc.
To select a d_sc numbered
For example
over 10
'11 '
For your reference
You can also select a d_scwith [DISC SKIP] (- or _.)_nstead
of do,ng steps 2 and 3
[]
Press [DISC ENTER].
[]
Press [)'].
The changer plays all
disc, all the way through
Text tnformahon will be
CD-TEXT disc (_. page
the loaded dJscs, from the selected
to the d_sc before it
dteplayed _n place of the Itme# It _s a
17)
To stop play
Press [11].
°°.*..°°.*..°..*....*..°o...°.°....-°.*.,°..*..°.*.,-°.*°°.*..°.°*.,-...
The d_splay showing the number of tracks and the total playing t_me
_scleared ff the front panel is opened
s
,
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To temporarily stop play
Press [11],
To search for a position
Press and hold etther[
DISC
ENTER
,441 ] (backward)
play In program or random
done on the current track
or [ I_1_ ] (forward) during
play modes,
searching
can only be
To skip tracks
Press either [ 1<1,41
] [backward) or [ I1,1_] (forwardl dunng play
program play skipping goes m the programmed order
In
You cannot skip backwards m random mode
To skip discs
Press either [-I [backward)or [+] (forward) either whtle a disc ts
playing or stopped
Thts does not work dunng full drsc random play mode or program
play
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Directplay []
You can start play from the d_sc and track of your choice
Perform steps 1 to 3 w_thm 7 seconds of each other
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]
Press [DISC/CAPS].
Press the numeric button(s) to select the
disc.
(,_ step 3 on page 81
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Press [DISC ENTER].
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Press the numeric button(s) to select the
track,
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Play starts al the selected track and conhnues through to the
end of that CD
O_
_.
To select a track numbered mgher than 10
For example "11"
O-
D_SC ENTER
Singlediscplay m
Smgle dtsc play ,s a convenient way of playmgback a spectflc dtsc.
one you just bought, for example, without having to go through the
usual selection procedure
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Set a disc in slot No. O.
Press [SINGLE I_],
The changer plays all the tracks on the d,sc in slot 0 and then
stops automattcally
S,ngle dtsc play ts canceled tf you sk,p drscs
[[
11 __}II
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Slot number
I
t
Loader carnage
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Program
p/ay
Program play lets you playback your favorite tracks _nthe sequence
you want to hear' them The program can hold up to 32 _tems
Perform steps 2 to 4 within 7 seconds of each other
tin the stop mode]
n
[]
Press [PROGRAM].
[]
Press [DISC/CAPS].
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Press the numeric button(s) to select the
disc(s).
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Press [DISC ENTER],
The 'AL" indication shows that all the tracks on the disc are
selected
%1,,,"
To program disc numbers only, repeat steps 2-4
Slot NO 0 can also be programmed
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Press the numeric button(s) to select the
track.
Repeat th_s step it you want to enter tracks from the same
disc
Repeat steps 2-5 until you have completed all
entries.
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• PGM FULL _sdisplayed rf you try to enter a 33rd ttem
• Empty slots and track numbers that don't exist on the d_scs can be
programmed but clear when play starts
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Press [b].
The changer plays the tracks _n the programmed
then stops automatically
order and
To enter additional selections during play, repeat steps 2-5.
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(Only available from the remote control.)
Th_s function allows you to add a track to your program whde hstening to _t
[Whde the track you want to program _splaying]
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Press
[DIRECT PROGRAM].
When you make a program as explained under Program play'
above, and then perform th_s procedure without clearing the program hrst, the selected track _sadded to the end of the program
To hsten to programmed
tracks press [PROGRAM]
and check
'PROGRAM" appears on the d_splay then press [b.J
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• If you press [DIRECT PROGRAM] and there are already 32 rtems
m the program, "PGM FULL' _sdmplayed and the track cannot be
added
• During program play. ]DIRECT PROGRAM] does not respond to
touch
Program p/ay
I To checkpro_lrammedcontents[]
1
(Only available from the remote control )
O(Z)O0
0000
O00CD
Press [RECALL].
,_C_J_
The programmed
tracks
are d_splayed
m order each hme _t _s
pressed
OOCDO
OCDO0
CD C_ C, 0
I Toclear programmed contents
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(Only available from the remote control.)
[In the stop mode]
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To clear a specific item from the program
Press recall until the item is displayed, then press [CLEAR]
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To clear the last item on the program
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Press [CLEAR]
To clear the entire contents of the program
Press [111]
[ To cancel the pra_ram
mode
]
[In the stop mode]
Press [PROGRAM].
The [PROGRAM]
indicator goes out
The contents of the program are stored m the memory
To replay your program
1
2
Press [PROGRAM]
Press[b]
Special note on recording programs
The changer needs t_me to change the d_scs and find the tracks
Consequenlly, it will take the changer slightly longer than the total
track time to record everything Exactly how much longer depends
on the contents of the program
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Randomplay
The tracks wdl be played tn random order There are two types of
random play as descrtbed below
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The changer w_ll play all tracks on the current dtsc tn random order
Then, it w_ll choose a new dtsc randomly, excluding the discs
already played, and play all tracks on that d_sc in random order
i
[In the stop or play mode]
Press [RANDOM MODE] to select "1 DISC RANDOM".
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Each t_methe button _spressed
t DISC RANDOM _ FULL RANDOM _
T
(Off)
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For your reference
In the single disc play mode
Only tracks from the disc in slot No Oare played fn random order
ol
In the disc grouping play mode. (,_ page14 )
The d_scs _n the chosen group are played as m one disc random
play above
FULL
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Tracks are played in random order from amongst all the tracks on
all the loaded discs In th_s mode, _t _s possible that a track w_n be
played twice, or not played at all
(A maxtmum of 250 tracks are played )
[In the stop or play mode]
Press [RANDOM MODE] to select "FULL RANDOM".
Each time the button =spressed
1 DISC RANDOM -, FULL RANDOM _
t
(Off)
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The d_sctnslot No 0 wtllnot be played
In the disc grouping play mode. (_ page 14 )
The dtscs in the chosen group are played as in full random play
above
To cancel random play mode
Press [I].
The t DISC (or FULL) RANDOM"
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indicator wtll go out
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Repeat function[]
(Only available from the remote control.)
This repeats play in the chosen mode
OC_'O
0000
0000
©©0©
[Before or dunng play I
Press [REPEAT].
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To cancel repeat mode
Press [REPEAT]
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To repeat a track or set of tracks
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1
2
Program the track or tracks (1=1.
page 10)
Press [REPEAT] so ' [_" is dlspJayed
3
Press [)* 1
II
For your reference
In random
repeated
mode, the order IS different
each hme the process
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ID,_onfun_o, []
This function helps you find a particular track It searches through
the tracks and then plays a 10 second piece of each track around
the loudest part of the track
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[]
Press [ID SCAN].
ID scan wdlstart
[When the desired track has been found]
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Press [l,].
The changer wdl play the track from the begmmng
To cancel ID scan
Press [[D SCAN].
The 'ID"_nd_eator
wdlgo out
The changerwdlcontinueto play fromthe track beingplayed
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Disc grouping play
(Only available from the remote control )
You can put discs into 5 groups (A-E) You can then play the d=scs
m those groups
• Each d_se can belong to more than one group
• [SL-MC7] Each group can include up to 110 d_scs
[SL-MC4] Each group can =nclude up to 60 d_ses
• Each group can be named
Perform
steps
You cannot
[During
,=o
e
1 to 5 wlthm 7 seconds
select slot No
sequential
of each
other
0
play or whtle it ts on stopped}
[]
Press {DISC}.
]
Press the numeric button(s) to select the
disc•
To select a disc numbered over 10
For example
[]
'19"
Press [GROUP ENTER].
If the disc ts already registered
hghts up
in a group, the group's
[]
Press [GROUP].
]
Press the numeric button corresponding
letter
to
the group (A, B, C, D or E).
The drsc chosen m step 2 _s registered into the selected
group
Repeat steps 1-5 to register other groups•
[ To checkwhat discsare in what groups
[While stopped]
1 Press [GROUP]
2 Press the numeric button corresponding
3
4
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to the group
Press JR]
Press {DISC SKIP] 1- or _)
The numbers of the d=scs =n the group wtll be dtsplayed each
hme the buttons are pressed
Disc grouping play
I To canceldiscsfrom groups
OOC_
OCDCD
c_
OCDCD
C_
1
2
3
4
Press
Select
Press
Press
[DISC]
the d_sc you want to crear w_th the numeric buttons
[GROUP ENTER]
[GROUP]
5
Press the numeric button corresponding to the group
Tile selected group indication on the display will go out
For your reference
If the d_sc _sregistered _nmore than one group, you can cancer It
from all groups m a srngle operatmn by pressmg [i] in step 4 (m
the stop mode)
[Whde stopped or durmg sequenltal
play]
Flrsl. follow the steps on the previous page to register the groups
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Press [GROUP].
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Press the numeric button corresponding to
the group.
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To cancel disc grouping play mode
_ll
f._
(Whtle the changer ts stopped )
Press [GROUP] and then the numenc
group shown on the dtsplay
button correspondrng
to the
m
• The name of the group Js shown ff tt has been named (,_. page
16}
• If you press the group button ol a group wbch has no d=scs registered m _t.the message 'NO INPUT" will appear on the d_splay
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Discgrouping play
You can name your groups
to choose from
The changer has several preset names
[Dunng sequent_aJ play or while stopped]
[]
Press [GROUP ENTER].
Press [SKIP] ( _141or IH_ ) to select the name.
The pre-entered
names will appear rn the following
when the buttons are pushed
I
BALLADS
*_, BLUES _
CLASSIC
_
COUNTRY
_
order
DANCE
1
I
FAVORITE
I
I
ROMANTIC
HIP HOP
I
I
ROCK _
[]
POP _
PARTY _
OLDIES _
NEW AGE _*
JAZZ
Press [GROUP].
[]
Press the numeric button corresponding to
the group you want to name.
Repeat steps 1-4 to name the other groups.
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• ttJ*
• toJt*,lJtt
• iJ,t
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me m,°
*,*
••
ee °.
To cancel names
1
2
3
4
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Press[GROUP ENTER[
Select 'RESET"_n step 2
Press [GROUP1
Select the group name you want to clear
It wdl now be shown as "GROUP A E"
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ee ,,
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•
CD-TEXTfunction
Thins funclmon shows the t_tle of the CO, the name of the artist, or the
song title There are dfscs with tbs mformahon already stored on
them, called CO-TEXT d_scs, but this function also works with ordtnary drSCS
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1]
I
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[_
• The mformahon on CD-TEXT drscs IS automatically
read when
they beg_n playing The t_tle of the CD and the artist name must be
entered manually for ordinary discs Enter thin Information before
dotng the foElowmg (i page 19)
• Song titles cannot be drsplayed wtth ordinary d=scs
In the stop mode]
II
Press [TEXT MODE].
j-..
The display is changed m the following order
HH_HZ.
In the stop mode
ALBUM (Album t_tle)_ ARTIST (Artist name) _ Totai playing time
t
I
In the play mode
SONG
_
ALBUM
_
(Song title)
(Album title)
ARTIST
_
(Artist namel
ttme dtsplay
t
Song t_tles are d_splayed whenever
t_med_splay is chosen
4,
J
a track _s changed,
even d the
m
t j
LJ _
Lt _
,?
|
fin the play mode]
• Up to 32 characters of text information can be d_splayed wble the
changer _s stopped The enhre text =s d_splayed dunng playback,
even ff =t_slonger than 32 characters
• Song titles are not d_splayed after a certain number of tracks If
there are many tracks on the d=sc or if titles are except=onally long
• Text _nformahon =s attached to the slot Any information entered
rote memory wdl be dtsplayed for that slot until another CD-TEXT
d_sc =s played in that slot or the reformation is entered manually
(._. page 19)
• Some CO-TEXT discs do ilot have informat=on about the artist or
u.= I
[/.Ot_C_t"
2 .- -
track Nothing =sdtsplayed if th_s ts the case
• Only one artist name per disc =sdisplayed It will be the name of
the mare art=ston the d=sc and does not change with each track
to NJ
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CD-TEXTfunction
There are 3 search modes album htle, artist name or song title
You cannot text search _nprogram play random play,'lD scan mode
I To finda specificCD (Albumsearch/Artistsearch)I_!
[]
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I'-'I
f -',
Press [TEXT MODE] to select "ALBUM"
"ARTIST".
[]
or
Press [TEXT SEARCH] (V or A) to select the
disc.
V Changes in reverse alphabeticalorder
^ Changes rnalphabet=calorder
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" ., "r "7 .:1
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[]
Press [>].
The changer w_ltstart playtng the selected d_sc
For your
reference
• In the d4sc grouping play mode, the search _sbruited to the selected group
• A text search can be performed while a disc ts playing In this
case, the d_splay w_nnot show the _nformahon about the disc currently playing
I To find a specific song (Song search) []
Th_sfunction only workswdhCD-TEXT d_scsthat have song _nformahon on them
[Dunng play]
[]
Press [TEXT MODE] to select "SONG"•
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Press [TEXT SEARCH ] (V or A) to select the
track.
[]
Press [>].
Play begins at the selected track and then continues
to the last track on the d=sc before
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CD-TEXT
[unclion
32 characters
album name
worth of text mformat_on can be entered each for the
and artist name This can be clone for each drsc
loaded in the changer
• The information entered for the CD is attached to the slot If the
CD _smoved to another slot, the mformat_on wrll not be d_eplayed
• The _nformat_on on CD-TEXT discs takes preference over manually entered mformat_on, so any mfermahon entered wdl be cleared
once a CD-TEXT d_sc is played m a slot
Perform steps 1 to 3 within 7 seconds of each other
[while stopped]
[]
Press [DISC/CAPS].
]
Select a disc with the numeric buttons.
[]
Press [DISC ENTER].
[]
Press [TEXT MODE] to select "ALBUM"
"ARTIST".
[]
Press [TEXT EDIT].
_o
or
The drsplay is now ready for text to be entered
[]
Press [DISC/CAPS]
to select the input mode.
The d_splay changes as follows every t_me the button
pressed
A (CAPITALS) _ a (lower case) _ 1 (numerals)
=s
I
]
Press the numeric buttons to enter the text.
To continue entering characters with the same numenc button, press [SKIP/CURSOR] ( II-IH )
The character
=s entered if a different numeric button or
[SKIP/CURSOR] ( _,1_ ) is pressed,
the next posd=on
and the cursor moves to
Repeat steps 6 and 7 to enter more characters
numeric button
Characters,
symbols, and functions
.
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
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A
D
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lu'iPY
B
E
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W
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SPACE
C
F
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X
the numeral mode, the numeral corresponding
to the
numenc button =sentered in the other modes, the character
d=splayed changes in the order shown in the chart each t_rne
the numeric button _spressed
(Continued
on next page)
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CD-_XT fundion
[]
Press [TEXT EDIT].
The text you entered is conhrmed and displayed
Canceling
the text editing
mode
The mformahon entered can be cleared at any time before step 8
Press [i].
Letters and symbols appeanng on the d_splay may vary slightly from
the printed hstmg
[ Changinginformationyou haveentered
1
2
3
[]
i
F
o
i
. i
..
_
4
Display the information you want to change
Press [TEXT EDIT]
Move the cursor to the character you want to change
{SKIP/CURSOR] ( k4<l or _.1_ )
Enter the new character with the numeric buttons
5
Press [TEXT EDIT]
1
with
,.
I Clearin9information you haveentered
OC)O0
O00C)
1
2
Display the information you want to change
Press {TEXT EDIT]
3
4
Press ]CLEAR] on the remote control
Press {TEXT EDIT]
Fm emode
]
El
(Only available from the remote control )
You can see variousinformation about the time on the disc you are
playing
Track
number
{Inthe play or pause mode]
Press [TIME MODE].
Thedisplay changes_nthe order shown in the diagram
and
elapsed play time of
the current track
1:40
In all play modes
When track number 21 or greater _splay=ng, d_splay _, shows ' --- --"
3, is displayed ff play is stopped and then started again
m
Total remaining
on the disc
time
'_
In the program/random play mode
The displayed reformation will alternate between d_splays ,]., and,
each tmle the button is pressed
_ _LI.','t•, 16
.
Time information remains displayed in the text _nformation display
area as long as the unit =sm t_me mode
Track
number
and
',3-'
remaining t_me of the
current track
!_
__-I
-! :03
Total elapsed
play
time on the d_sc
..................
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A note on compact discs
Th_s unrt can only play discs wtth these
marks
However, do not use =rregular shaped CDs
(heart-shape,
etc ) CDs of th_s sort can
damage the unit (1_1)
X
OIDrrAL
[
_'
OIG_AL
How to remove CDs
AUDIO
TEXT
}
AUDIO
Handle CDs as shown on the left (IEl-I'="J).
• If you are taking the disc from a cold to a warm environment,
motsture may form on the d=sc W_pe this off w='[ha sott, dry, hntfree cloth before using the d=sc
• Do not wrtte on the label side wtth a ball-pornt pen or other wrdmg
instrument
Press on center ptece and
lift from both stdes
How to relurn CDs to their case
• Do not use record cleaning sprays,
Face label upwards
press
downward
above
and
from
How to hold CDs
O
benzine, thinner, stabc elec-
thclty prevenhon hqutds or any other solvent
• Do not use dtsee with poorly attached labels or stickers Adhesive
protrudrng from peeled off stickers can cause the changer to malfunchon
Be sure to store d_scs m their cases to protect
scratches, and warping
X
them from dust,
Do not place or store d_scs in the following places
•Locattons exposed to d_rect sunhght
• Humid or dusty Iocahons
• Locations d_rectly exposed to a heat vent or heating apphance
• In the glove compartment or on the rear deck of an automobwle
Do not touch the recorded
surface
How to clean CDs
O
Wipe
from tnslde
X
outward
.
i=
ill
Theliner notesorganizer[]
i
I Pul two hners beck-to-back
each pocket, as shown above
instde
Your changer comes wtth a notebook-hke binder (hner notes orgamzer) in which you can keep your CD hners There are also hum
bered stickers to tndteate slot numbers in the binder Thts is a convenlent way to keep track ot what dtso ts m what slot
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Troubleshoofingguide
Before requesting service for this unit, check the chart below for a
possible cause of the problem you are expenencmg
Some simple
checks or a minor adjustment on your part may ehmlnate the problem and restore proper operation
For detailed instructions, contact an authorized
the U.S.A. and Panasontc Canada Inc Customer
Canada.
In the U S A. 1-800-211-7262 or web site
If you are in doubt about some of Ihe check points, or
dies Indicated m the chart do not solve the problem
directory of Authorized Service Centers (enclosed with
locate a convenient
serwce center, or consult your
instruchons
(http.//www.panaeonic.com)
In Canada 905-624-5505 or web site
if the remerefer to the
this unit) to
dealer for
servicenter in
Care Centre In
(www panasonic.ca/faq.htmf)
Reference pages indicated in black circles. (For example. 0)
I
Problem
Changer will not play.
i
Probable
cause(s)
Suggested remedy
A d_sc(s) or other foreign object(s) has fallen
_ns_dethe changer
• Open the front panel and remove the object
Moisture has collected in the changer
• Allow the changer to dry out for about one hour
before using d
The disc in the changer
The disc label ts facing left
• Set the d_sc w_th the label facing nght
does not play.
The disc is d=rty
• Wipe the dmc w_tha soft cloth
The disc is scratched
• Replace the d_sc w_th a new one
(O1
(01
The disc is warped
The disc _snot wEth_nspecffted standards
Play stops before changing
to the next disc.
The front panel rs open
• Close the panel
A certain music passage
can't be played correctly.
The disc _sdirty
• Wipe the disc with a soft cloth (0)
The disc is scratched
• Replace the disc with a new one
There is noise from the
tuner or disturbance on the
TV screen.
Caused by high-frequency
changer
The error message "NO
PGM" appears on the display, when program play is
started
Play was started without a track being programmed
• Program a track (01
The error message
"ERROR" appears on the
display, and the changer
stops operating.
The mechanism
erly adlusted
• Turn the unit off and then back on again
The error message "F-26"
appears on the display and
the changer stops operating.
The serve LSI has malfunchoned
• Unplug the changer from its outlet, replug it =n and
turn the changer ON again
The error message "TAKE
OUT" appears on the display and the changer stops
operating.
A disc has been put in the slot of the disc in play
• Remove the dmc whose number =sdisplayed and
press the stop button
Because of hght or noise, the changer has detected a disc in the slot of the dmc being played, even
though _tis empty
• Check whether there =sa disc m the dmplayed slot
With the front panel closed, hold down [i]
for at
least 4 seconds
The changer does not
respond correctly to remote
commands.
The batteries have run out
• Replace baftenes wdh new ones
There =san obstrucboe between the remote con-
• Remove the obstruction
signals from this
of the changer has been improp-
trol and the changer
The battenes are inserted incorrectly
[The (+) and (-) polarlhes are reversed ]
Maintenance
I If the surfaces are didy
To clean this unit, wipe with a soft, dry cloth
If the surfaces are extremely d_rty, use a soft cloth dipped m a soapand-water soluhon or a seak d=tergent solution
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• Use the changer further away from the tuner or TV
• If the tuner or TV's antenna is the indoor type, use
an outdoor one
• Never use alcohol, paint thinner or benz_ne to clean this und
• Before using chemically impregnated cloth, read the instruct=one
that came slth athe cloth carefully
]
• Re_nsert battenes so that the polarities are correct
Product service
Technical
specifications
Do not attempt to remove the coverIsl or repair the unit yourself
Refer servlong to qualified personnel only
I Product information
For product service, product information or assistance
operation refer to the serv_center d_rectory
in product
Having your unit serviced
Before bnngmg _n your changer
discs
for service, be sure to remove all
If the d_sc m play doesn't return to _ts slot when you press re], hold
the button down for about 4 seconds The disc should return to the
slot
• AUDIO
No. of channels
Frequency response
Output voltage
Dynamm range
S/N
Harmonic distortion
Wow and flutter
DA converter
Output impedance
Load impedance
Ill°
I1[
]1
c)Ez3o
D_o
[_]_
_
ooo
O_
E_O0_
2 V (at 0 dB)
92 dB
100 dB
0 007% (1 kHz, 0 dB)
Below measurable hm_t
MASH (1 bit)
Approx 1 k_
More than 10 k.Q
• PICKUP
Wavelength
• GENERAL
Power supply
Power consumption
Dimensions (W× HX D)
I[
2 (felt and right, stereo)
2-20,000 Hz, ±1 dB
Weight
780 nm
AC 120 V, 60 Hz
11W
430X 171 X392 mm
(16-15/16"X6-11/16"X15-7/16")
[SL-MC7] 7 1 kg (15 6 Ib )
[SL-MC4] 6 4 kg (14 1 Ib )
n
Note, Specifications are SUbleCt to change w_thout notice
Weight and dimensions are approximate
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Disc index
Fill m the index Io remind yourself which slots and groups you have
put your CDs In
NO
GROUP
0
1 A
2 A
3 A
4 A
5 A
DISC NAME
SINGLE
B _C D
B C D
B C D
B C D
B C D
A
A
A
B C
"B_-]C
B;C
11 A
C
12 A B C
13 A B C
14 A B C
_5 A B C
_6 A B C
1_7_A_. B _C_
18 A B C
19 A B C
20 A B C
21 A B C
22 A B C
23 A B C
24 A B C
25 A B C
26 A B C
27 A B C
28 A B C
29 A B C
3O A B C
31 A B C
32 A B C
33 A B C
34 A B C
35 A B C
36 A B C
37 A B C
38 A B C
39 A B.C_
4O A B C
41 A B C
42 A B C
43 A B C
44 A B C
45 A B._C_
46 A B C
47 A B C
....
49]A
50! A
51 : A
53
54
52
55
Write
E
E
E
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
B ._C_ D
B C D
B C D
E
E
E
C
C
C
C
E
E
E
E
A
A
Aii
A
your
D
D
D
group
D
D
D
D
names
GROUP
I
56
57
58
E
E
E
E
E
.... _6 .A_.B_._C_
._D_,_E_
.............................
7
8
9
No
GROUP
I
A
A
A
B
B
B
C
C
C
P
D
D
E
E
E
60 A
61 A
62 A
B
B
B
C
C
C
D
D
D
E
E
E
DISC NAME
b-_"............................
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_A_.B_._C_.
p_ E............................
64 A
65 A
66 A
67 A
68 A
B
B
B
B
B
C °
E
C D E
C .[) __E............................
C D E
C D E
___69.A_._B_.
_C_.
p_._
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70
71
72
73
74
75
76
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78
79
80
81
82
83
85
86
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
101
A B C D
A B C D
A ._B_..C .p.
A _B_ ..C_.[)_
A B C.I)
A B C D_
A B C D
_A_ B C D
A B C D
A B _C_ D
A B C D
A B C D
A B C P
A B C D
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
E
A
A
E
E
B
B
C
C
B C O E
A B C D E
A B C D E
A B C D E
A _BjC
D E
A B C D E
A B C °
E
A B _C_I--'
D E
A B _C_jD E
A B _CID
E
A B _C_ID E
A B C D E
A B C D E
A B C D E
___to2._A_.
_B_.
C_ p.
E
103 A B C D E
104 A _B_ _C_._D_.E_
............................
105 A B C D E
106 A B C D E
107 A B C ._D E
108 A B C D E
109 A B C D E
110 A B C D E
here
GROUPNAME
A
B
C
D
E
Panasonic Consumer
Electronics
Company, Dwlsion of Matsushita
Electric Corporation of America
One PanasomcWay Secaucus,
New Jersey 07094
http: /Iwww panasonic corn
Panasonic Sales Company,
Division of Matsushita Electric of
Puerto Rico, Inc. ("PSC")
Ave 65 de Infantena Km 9 5
San Gabriel Industnal Park, Carohna,
Puerto R_co00985
Panasomc
Canada
Inc.
5770 Ambler Drive,
Miss_ssauga Ontario
L4W 2T3
WWW,
psBasonlc
eB
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