This unit uses a SLOPING CONSOLE to make
large screen displays possible.
When you use the SLOPING CONSOLE, be
sure to close it.
BE CAREFUL NOT TO GET YOUR FINGERS
CAUGHT WHEN OPENING AND CLOSING
THE SLOPING CONSOLE.
1. For safety's sake, always close the SLOPING
CONSOLE before leaving this unit unused for
a prolonged period or switching OFF the
If you switch OFF the ignition key with the
SLOPING CONSOLE tilted, the SLOPING
CONSOLE does not close.
2. Before the SLOPING CONSOLE closes,
there may be a braking sound from the safety
mechanism. This is normal.
3. If you move the SLOPING CONSOLE by
hand, this may start play. To correct this play,
with the power for the unit ON, press the [
button to close the SLOPING CONSOLE.
4. After a disc is ejected, the SLOPING
CONSOLE automatically returns to the tilted
or closed state. If there is any obstruction
when the SLOPING CONSOLE tries to close,
the safety mechanism is triggered and the
SLOPING CONSOLE returns to the open
state. If this happens, remove the
obstruction, then press the [
5. To avoid scratching the compact disc, keep
the 12 or 8 cm CD level when loading or
Use only compact discs bearing the
Do not play heart-shaped, octagonal, or other
specially shaped compact discs.
Some CDs recorded in the CD-R/CD-RW mode
may not be usable.
· Compared to ordinary music CDs, CD-R and
CD-RW discs are both easily affected by high
temperature and humidity and some CD-R and
CD-RW discs may not be playable. Therefore,
do not leave them for a long time in the car.
· New discs may
edges. If such discs
are used, the player
may not work or the sound
may skip. Use a ball-point pen
or the like to remove any
roughness from the edge of the disc.
· Never stick labels on the surface of the
compact disc or mark the surface with a pencil
· Never play a compact disc with any cellophane
tape or other glue on it or with peeling off
marks. If you try to play such a compact disc,
you may not be able to remove it from the CD
player or it may damage the CD player.
Handling Compact Discs
· Do not use compact discs that have large
scratches, are misshapen, cracked, etc. Use of
such discs may cause misoperation or
·To remove a compact disc from its storage
case, press down on the center of the case
and lift the disc out, holding it carefully by the
· Do not use commercially available CD
protection sheets or discs equipped with
stabilizers, etc. These may damage the disc or
break the internal mechanism.
· Do not expose compact discs to direct sunlight
or any heat source.
· Do not expose compact discs to excess
humidity or dust.
· Do not expose compact discs to direct heat
·To remove fingermarks and dust, use a soft
cloth and wipe in a straight line from the center
of the compact disc to the circumference.
· Do not use any solvents, such as commercially
available cleaners, anti-static spray, or thinner
to clean compact discs.
· After using special compact disc cleaner, let
the compact disc dry off well before playing it.