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PDF Content Summary: SONY 3-753-099-21(2) Integrated Stereo Amplifier TA-AV411 Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. Precautions Owner's Record The model and serial numbers are located at the rear. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. TA-AV411 Serial No. On safety • Operate the unit only on 120 V AC, 60 Hz. • Should any solid object or liquid fall into the unit, unplug it and have it checked by qualified personnel before operating it any further. Unplug the unit from the wall outlet if it is not to be used for an extended period of time. To disconnect the cord, pull it out by grasping the plug. Never pull the cord itself. WARNING To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN On installation • Place the unit on a level surface. • Do not install the unit in a location near heat sources such as radiators or air ducts, or in a place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust, mechanical vibration or shock. Good air circulation is essential to prevent internal heat buildup in the unit. Place the unit in a location with adequate air circulation. Do not place the unit on a soft surface, such as a rug that would block the ventilation holes on the bottom. Do not place anything on top of the cabinet. The top ventilation holes must be unobstructed for the proper operation of the unit and to prolong the life of its components. CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. On cleaning the cabinet Clean the cabinet, panel and controls with a soft cloth lightly moistened with mild detergent solution. Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder or solvent such as alcohol or benzine. This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage“ within the prod uct's enclosure that may be of suffi cient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. On repacking Do not throw away the carton and the packing material. It makes an ideal container to transport the unit in. If you have any question or problem concerning your unit, please consult your nearest Sony dealer. This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompa nying the appliance. • The graphical symbols are on the rear enclosure. For detailed precautions, see the leaflet "IMPORTANT SAFEGUARD". - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- -- -- -- -- - - - . - - - - --- - - --- - - - - -- - - - - - --- - - -- Connections • Connect the AC power cord last. Make sure power is off. • Cord plugs and jacks are color coded. Red plugs and jacks are for right channel (R) and white ones for the left channel (L). • The cable connectors should be fully inserted into the jacks. A loose connection may cause hum and noise. • The + and - cords of the speaker systems should be correctly connected to the + and - terminals of the amplifier respectively. The numbers described connecting diagram. correspond to the individual Front speakers Right Left Cassette deck Rear speakers Right Left Turntable system .. - ... to LINE ... to LINE OUT · IN .. . .. BEAR SPEAKER TUNER IN FRONT SPEAKER ITA-AV411 VIDEO IN CD IN PHONO IN CONTROL S OUT ܀. ܚ ܝܚ ܚ TAPE IN . TAPE REC OUT to CONTROL S IN to LINE OUT Tuner to LINE OUT CD player to AUDIO OUT VCR booi bool GE Note on speaker impedance and power capacity This amplifier is designed to work best with speakers of nominal impedance from 8 to 16 ohms. Be sure to use a speaker system with adequate power handling capabilities. To connect a video tape recorder Use the following cables. For stereo video tape recorder RK-C74 phono plug x 2 - phono plug x2 For monaural video tape recorder RK-G105 mini plug x 1-phono plug x 2 RK-C72 Tphono plug x 1 - phono plug x 2 - - Location of Controls Adjusting the Audio The following operations apply only to reproduced Sound. Installing Batteries Volume Adjustment 22 4 $ @ @ To ncrease the sound level, turn the MASTER VOLUME clockwise. To decrease it. turn the control counterclockwise IT C TS 1 090 .: | 088 8,POBO HOBB Bias 20 et DO050 ne 108 Laleo0 Sound Quality Adjustment Two size.AA (R6) batteries To reinforce bans Press the DBFB (Dynamic Bass Feedback) switch to ON. The lower the sound level is, the more the bass is emphasized. I-111 UUTII To adjust tone quality Adjust the 5-band stereo graphic equalizer controls according to: • Personal preference • The room acoustics. For instance, playback in a room with padded walls or furniture will probably sound better with the high frequencies boosted. • Program quality. It reproduction contains hiss. cutting the higher frequencies will improve playback. TAAV411 RM-212 Amplifier D SYSTEM POWER switch When the SYSTEM POWER switch is turned ON, the Settings on the display panel are automatically reset the original setting. 2 SPEAKERS rolactor 13 INPUT BALANCE control Diaplay window Function colectors BALANCE control 2 MASTER VOLUME control BDBFB switch Graphic equalizer controls IC REAR LEVEL buttons 1 SURAOUND MODE somoctors TE HEADPHONES jaoke 13 Remote control sensor W Pause Stop 44 : Fast winding : Play • (REC): Recording ANT (antenna) TVNTR bution: Selects the output signal trom the antenna terminal on the VCR, either a IV signal or VCR programs. VTR CH (channel) +/- buttons. Sotect channel on the VCA 19 power control motion SYSTEM OFF button: Turns off the power of the whole system. LOP. VTR, TV, and AUDIO LDPNTRINTR2NTR3/TVIAUDIO POWER buttons: Control the power of each unk. (The VTR button can be operative only when TAPENTR selector is set to VTR) Function of the graphic equalizer controle 100 Hz: Boosts or cuts bass. 330 Hz: Adjusts the power, spaciousness and warmth of the sound. 1 kHz: Provides more presence for vocals. 3.3 kHz: Boosts a brighter sound or reduces stridency 10 kita: Highlights the delicate quality of instrumental sound. Balance Adjustment To change relative strength of the right and left speaker outputs, adjust the BALANCE control E COPILDP control section The combined CDAD player can be controlled with LDP position. ► Play 1: Pause t: Stop D (disc) SKIP: Disc skip (for a CD player equipped with a multi-disc changer * : Manual search (only for LD player) ** Locates a destred selection. 16 Amplifier/TV section TVNIDEO button: Selects the input signal of the TV. (for TV) Program number ( 1 to 0) and ENTER buttons. Select the channel. (for TV) SURAOUND mode selectors (for the amplifier) ONVOFF: Turns on/off the surround mode. MODE: Selects the surround mode. FUNCTION Selectors: Select an mput source of the amphfier. (for the amplifier) REAR VOL MV VOL +/- buttons: Control the volume of rear Speakers (surround level) or TV. DBFB button: Turns on/off the DBFB (Dynamic Bass Feed Back) (for the amplifier) MASTER VOL +/- buttons: Control the amplifier volume. (for the amplifier) 17 Tumer/TV section SHIFT and TUNER PRESETI TV CH (channel) +/- buttons. Select a preset channel of the tuner or a channel of the TV. 18 Tape dockNCR control section DECKITA Selector DECK A.B. and DAT: Selects A.B. a DAT deck. VTR 1. 2. and 3. Solects VCR type. (1: Betamax VCRS. 2: 8 mm VCRS, 3: VHS VCRs) For personal listening Connect headphone to the HEADPHONES jack. Battery life About half a year of normal operation can be expected when using the Sony SUM-3 (NS) batteries. When the batteries are exhausted. the remote commander can no longer operate the unit. If this happens, replace both batteries with new ones. It howling accurs white latening to a record Switch off DBFB. Then turn down the volume and slide down 100 Hz controls until nowing stops. Howling occurs when the vibrations of the boosted bass are picked up by the stylus, and reproduced once again. Romote Commandor 19 MODE soiector Selects the function mode on the remote commander 1: To select the function indicated in light gray such as DECK. DAT. CD player and surround mode of amplifier. 2: To select the functions indicated in blue such as VTR, LOP (Levor dinc player) and TV. To avoid battery leakage When the commander is not be used for a long time, remove the batteries to avoid damage caused by battery leakage and corrosion. Listening to a Program Source 2 Select the speaker system 3 Select the program source 4 Play the program source 5 Adjust the volume level MASTER VOLUME SPEAKERS COMO SYSTEM POWER Aomote control sensor 15 Tuntable system 4 Tuner CD player Tape deck video dock Selecting the poste system To drive speaker system ASet SPEAKERS 10 'A'. To drive speaker system B: Set SPEAKERS to "B. To drive both speakers: Set SPEAKERS to 'A . 8o. For headphone istening only: Sot SPEAKERS TO OFF. Selecting the program source For a record program, press PHONO For a tuner program, press TUNER For a CD program. press CD. For a tape program. press TAPE. For a video sound program. press VIDEO. Enjoying Surround Sound Notes • When SPEAKERS is set to 'A + B', two pairs of speaker systems must be connected. Otherwise, no sound can be heard. • The sound of rear (surround) speakers are not head from the headphone. The surround sound will be oftective when surround speakers (optional) se connected to the REAR SPEAKER terminals on the roar panel. | 1 Select the surround mode 2 To adjust the rear sound level. REAR LEVEL SURROUNO MODE AccT. - SYSTEM POWER ON To attenuaten To enhance Recording SOLO oDoo 1 Select the program source other than TAPE You can record any program sourco vaing a tapo dock connected to the TAPE jacks The BALANCE, VOLUME. GRAPHIC EQUALIZER controls and the DBFB switch have no effect on recording. SYSTEM POWER - ON Location of the mour speaker systems Front speaker systems TUNITI W:11. OTED INPUT BALANCE OOOOOO I hear sponker i systems 2 Play the program source 3 Set the tape deck in the recording mode. Tape deck Tumtable system Tuner CD player Video deck Salacting surround modes Noto DOLBY (Dolby Surround) No sound will be heard from the surround speakers, unless Expands sound just like listening to it in a movie theater. one of the Surround modes is selected. HALL (Hall Surround) Provides reverberation effect that is produced in a concert Adjusting the INPUT BALANCE control hall. In the DOLBY SURROUND mode adjust this control so that SIMULATED (Simulated Surround) the (audio) volume of the surround speaker is minimized Gives a simulate stereo ettect to monaural sound. during the scene of conversation (where the sound is ON/OFF monaural). Turns on and off the surround mode. * Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories Liconang Corporation Adictionelty licensed under one or more of the following patents: U.S mumbors 3.632.886, 3.746.792 and 3.959.500. Canadian numbers 1.004.603 and 1.037.877. DOLBY® and the double-D symbol 00 are trademarks of Dolby Laboratorios Licensing Corporabon. O Front speakers You can connect two pairs of speaker systems: system A and system B. They can be selected individually or simultaneously with the selector on the front panel. Rear speakers Connect a pair of rear speaker systems for enjoying surround sound. FRONT SPEAKER REAR SPEAKER La + R For left speaker For left speaker For right speaker For right speaker * Flat remote control cord (not supplied) Connect to the CONTROL S IN jack of other Sony equipment with the flat remote control cord for whole audio system remote control. carnas Push in until it clicks. To disconnect. O Power cord Connect to a wall outlet. @ AC OUTLETS (SWITCHED) Use these to power audio components whose power consumption is less than the wattage indicated on the AC outlets. These outlets are controlled by the POWER switch. CAUTION Do not connect any electrical home appliances such as an electric iron, fan, TV or other high wattage equipment to these AC outlets. Troubleshooting Before going through the check list below, first refer back to the connection and operating procedures. Should any problem persist after you have made these checks, consult your nearest Sony dealer. General No audio. No audio from one channel. Remedy . Check the power cord connection. • Check the SPEAKERS selector setting. • Check the connections. Check the setting of the function selector. . Check the speaker terminal connection and the speaker cord for a short. • Adjust the BALANCE control. • Check the speaker cord or connecting cord connection. • Check the connection between the amplifier and speakers. • Ground the turntable system. • Fully insert the plug of the connecting cord. • Disconnect the ground wire of the turntable from the terminal when using an MM cartridge with a ground piece. • Move the TV away from the audio system. • DBFB reinforces only low frequencies. Lack of bass sound or obscure instrument position. Severe hum or noise when using the turntable. Noise when TV is turned on. Switching on DBFB does not affect the sound. Specifications Output TAPE (REC OUT) SPEAKERS Phono jacks AUDIO POWER SPECIFICATIONS POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION: With 8-ohm loads, both channels driven, from 40 - 20,000 Hz; rated 135 watts per channel minimum RMS power, with less than 0.9% total harmonic distortion from 250 milliwatts to rated output. Voltage 150 mV Impedance 1 kohm Accepts speakers of 8 - 16 ohms Accepts low and high impedance headphones. | HEADPHONES Stereo phone jack GRAPHIC EQUALIZER controls Boost/Cut range: 8 dB (100 Hz, 330 Hz, 1 kHz, 3.3 kHz) +6 dB (10 kHz) Amplifier section Power bandwidth (IHF) 30 Hz - 30 kHz (8 ohms) Dynamic headroom 1.7 dB ('78 IHF) Harmonic distortion Less than 0.9% at rated output (Surround OFF) Frequency response PHONO: RIAA equalization curve CD, VIDEO, TUNER, TAPE: 30 Hz - 30 kHz +3dB Surround output 15 W * 15 W (8 ohms) Damping factor 27 (8 ohms, 1 kHz) Input General Power requirements 120 V AC, 60 HZ Power consumption 250 W AC outlets 3 switched, 120 W/1 A max. Dimensions Approx. 430 x 145 x 360 mm (w/h/d) (17 x 55/2 x 14/8 inches) Weight Approx. 9.9 kg (21 lb 14 oz) Accessories supplied Remote Commander RM-U212(1) Sony batteries SUM 3(NS) (2) Jack Design and specifications subject to change without notice. Input jack type Sensitivity Impedance | SAN (weighting network, input level) 71 dB PHONO Phono 13.0 mV 50 kohms 75 dB* (A, 3.0 mV) CD,VIDEO, 92 dB TUNER, | Phono 250 mV 50 kohms 83 dB TAPE (A, 250 mV) *78 IHF Sony Corporation Printed in Malaysia - - . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - --







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