Recording from various sound sources (see fig. b), Playing a tape, Precautions – Sony TCM-23DV Manuel d'utilisation
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Recording with the
(see Fig. B*(E>) (Supplied
to TCM-23DV only)
Connect the supplied “Super-
(monaural) to the MIC jack and
direct the microphone to the sound
The supplied microphone will pick up
noise if it is hand held while
recording. Place the microphone on a
To use the stand (see Fig. B-©)
If the stand gets detached
(see Fig. 0-®)
Attach the stand as shown,
Recording with an
Connect a microphone to the MIC
jack. The raised bar near the MIC
jack identifies as the jack for a
microphone not an earphone. For
TCM-21DV/23DV: Use the
supplied microphone. For other
models: Use a microphone of low
impedance (less than 3 kilohms)
such as ECM-Tl 15 (not supplied).
When using a plug-in-power
system microphone, the power to
the microphone is supplied from
When recording with an external
microphone, the VOR system may not
work properly due to difference in
Recording from Another
Connect another equipment to the
MIC jack using the RK-G64HG
connecting cord (not supplied).
Playing a Tape
(see Fig. 0)
Insert a cassette with the side to
Start playing facing the cassette
Set REC TIME to the same
position as that used for
To playback commercially sold
tapes, select NORMAL.
Press ► PLAY and then adjust
the volume. There is a raised
dot beside VOL to show the
direction to turn down volume.
Adjust the tape playback speed.
Set SPEED CONTROL to;
SLOW (slow) to play back a
Center position to play back a
tape at normal speed.
FAST (fast) to play back a tape
At the end of the tape, playback
stops and the unit turns off
If you plug in headphones (not
supplied) to the EAR jack, you will
get monaural output from both left
and right channels.
Press or slide
Pause playback PAUSE in the
direction of the
To release pause
Press and hold
►► FF/CUE and
release it at the point
Press and hold
and release it at the
point you want
►► FF/CUE during
Press ■ STOP and
open the cassette
compartment lid by-
* PAUSE —^ will also be
automatically released when
■ STOP is pressed (smp-pause-
** If you leave the unit after the tape
has been wound or rewound, the
batteries will be consumed rapidly.
Be sure to depress ■ STOP.
If the tape runs too fast or too
slowly, check SPEED CONTROL.
• Operate the unit only on 3 V DC.
For AC operation, use the AC
power adaptor recommended for
the unit. Do not use any other
type. For batteiy operation, use
two size R6 (AA) batteries.
• The nameplate indicating
operating voltage, etc. is located
on the bottom of the unit
On the unit
• Do not leave the unit in a location
near heat sources, or in a place
subject to direct sunlight
excessive dust or mechanical
• Should any solid object or liquid
fall into the unit remove the
batteries or disconnect the AC
power adaptor, and have the unit
checked by qualified personnel
before operating it any further.
• Keep personal credit cards using
magnetic coding or spring-wound
watches etc. away from the unit to
prevent possible damage from the
magnet used for the speaker.
• If the unit has not been used for a
long time, set it in the playback
mode to warm it up for a few
minutes before Inserting a tape.
On tapes longer than 90
We do not recommend the use of
tapes longer than 90 minutes except
for a long continuous recording or
playback. They arc very thin and
tend to be stretched easily.
For the customers in the
USA and Canada
(Supplied to TCM-22DV
You can help
returning your unwanted
batteries to your nearest point
for collection, recycling or
In some areas the
disposal of nickel-
cadmium batteries in
household or business
trash may be prohibited.
RBRC (Rechargeable Battery-
advises you about spent
batteiy collection by the
following phone number.
Call toll free number:
States and Canada only)
Do not handle
damaged or leaking nickel-
If you have any questions or
problems concerning your unit,
please consult your nearest Sony
(see Fig. @)
To clean the tape heads and
Depress # REC while pushing the
Wipe the heads, pinch roller, and
the capstan with a cotton swab
moistened with alcohol after every'
10 hours of use.
To dean the exterior
Use a soft cloth slightly moistened
In water. Do not use alcohol,
benzine or thinner.
Troub leshooti ng
Should any problem persist after
you have made these checks,
consult your nearest Sony dealer.
You cannot press • REC.
• The tab on the tape has been
You cannot press ► PLAY.
• The tape has reached the end.
Rewind the tape.