User manual Sony M-540V

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En g lish  
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3-229-705-11 (1)  
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e)  
Pre p a rin g Po w e r So u rce s  
Pla yin g  
a
Ta p e (se e Fig . C)  
Tro u b le sh o o t in g  
to the w all outlet  
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Choose one of the following power sources.  
1
2
Insert  
Select the tape speed to the same speed as that used for  
recording.  
a
cassette with the side to start playing facing the lid.  
Should any problem persist after you have made these checks,  
consult your nearest Sony dealer.  
Mic roc a s s e tte  
Corde r  
-
Dry Ba t t e rie s (se e Fig . A-(a ))  
Make sure that nothing is connected to the DC IN 3V jack.  
34 PArdejsussnt th.e volume.  
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has been already pressed.  
1
2
Open the battery compartment lid.  
Insert two R6 (size AA) batteries with correct polarity and  
close the lid.  
n
To  
Press or slide  
Pla yb a ck ca n n o t b e a d e .  
m
Operating Instructions  
Xxxxx  
t
t
The tape has reached the end. Rewind the tape.  
The batteries are weak. Replace both batteries with new  
ones.  
Stop playback/ stop fast  
forward or rewind*  
xZ  
AC pow er adaptor (not supplied)  
Xxxxxx  
To t a ke o u t t h e b a t t e ris (se e Fig . A-(b ))  
Pause playback  
Slide >PAUSE in the direction of the  
arrow.  
The REC/ BATT (M-540V) or BATT (M-430)  
lamp, or BATT lamps (M-640V) go off.  
t
The head is contaminated.  
Kezelési utasítás (a hátoldalon)  
Инструкция по эксплуатации  
If t h e b a t t e ry co m p a rt m e n t lid is a ccid e n t a lly  
d e t a ch e d (se e Fig . A-(c))  
Attach it as illustrated.  
Re co rd in g ca n n o t b e  
m
a d e .  
t
t
t
There is no cassette in the cassette compartment.  
The cassette tab has been removed.  
The batteries are weak. Replace both batteries with new  
ones.  
(
см. на обороте)  
Fast forward  
Rewind  
Slide mCUE/ MREVIEW toward mCUE  
during stop.  
B
Wh e n t o re p la ce t h e b a t t e rie s  
For M-540V/ 430  
Replace the batteries with new ones when the REC/ BATT  
Slide mCUE/ MREVIEW toward  
MREVIEW during stop.  
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TImheprhepaedr issecttoinntgamofitnhaeteVdO.  
o R switch (M-640V/ 540V only).  
(a)  
(M-540V) or BATT (M-430) lamp dims.  
Search forward during  
playback (CUE)  
Keep mCUE/ MREVIEW pushed down  
during playback and release it at the point  
you want.  
Re co rd in g is in t e rru p t e d .  
The VOR switch (M-640V/ 540V only) is set to H or L.  
EAR  
Microphone  
Xxxxx  
t
For M-640V  
Replace the batteries with new ones when the BATT lamps go  
MIC (PLUG IN  
POWER)  
Search backward during Keep mCUE/ MREVIEW pushed up  
playback (REVIEW)  
Du rinWg hCeUnEy/RoEuVdIoEnWottuhsee tVaOpRe,ssteot pitstooOr FdFo.e s n o t ru n .  
REC  
off and the  
E
lamp flashes.  
during playback and release it at the point  
you want.  
Yo u ca n n o t fa st -fo rw a rd o r re w in d .  
VOR  
>
PAUSE  
The BATT lamps change as illustrated. (see Fig. A-(d))  
t
The batteries are weak. Replace both batteries with new  
ones.  
*
If you leave the unit after the tape has been wound or rewound, the  
batteries will be consumed rapidly. Be sure to depress xZ.  
M-640V/540V/430  
z
Notes  
TAPE SPEED  
The unit will play back normally for  
a
while, even after the  
E
lamp  
Th e u n it d o e s n o t o p e ra t e .  
m
CUE/  
t
t
The batteries have been inserted with incorrect polarity.  
The batteries are weak. Replace both batteries with new  
ones.  
Sony Corporation ©2001 Printed in China  
TAPE COUNTER  
REVIEW  
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Note  
If the tape is completely wound or rewound while searching forward/  
backward during playback (CUE/ REVIEW), the mCUE/ MREVIEW  
switch may not return to the center position when you release the switch.  
In this case, push back the switch to the center to start playback.  
xZ  
recorded and the recorded sound will not be loud enough (M-640V  
only).  
t
t
>PAUSE is slid in the direction of the arrow.  
The AC power adaptor is connected to the unit only and  
In the following cases you do not need to replace the batteries:  
BATT  
if the REC/ BATT or BATT lamp, or BATT lamps flash with the  
playback sound when you turn up the volume.  
No soyuonudacreo mgoeinsgftrooumsetthhee uspneitaoknebra. tteries.  
if the  
E
lamp lights momentarily when the tape starts running or at  
If you plug in headphones (not supplied) to the EAR jack, you  
will get monaural output from both left and right channels.  
the end of the tape (M-640V only).  
t
t
The earphone is plugged in.  
The volume is turned down completely.  
if the  
E
lamp flashes during FF (CUE) or REW (REVIEW) (M-640V  
only).  
To in cre a se t h e p la yb a ck sp e e d (M-640V o n ly)  
Slide the FAST PB switch in the direction of the arrow. The  
playback speed will be increased.  
To return to the original speed, slide the FAST PB switch to the  
original position.  
Th e so u n d d ro p s o u t o r co m e s  
w
it h e xce ssive n o ise .  
t
t
The volume is turned down completely.  
The batteries are weak. Replace both batteries with new  
ones.  
(b)  
Battery life (Approx. hours)  
(EIAJ*)  
Ab o u t Th is Ma n u a l  
Batteries  
Recording  
t
The head is contaminated. See “Maintenance”.  
Ta p e sp e e d is t o o fa st o r t o o slo w in t h e p la yb a ck  
The instructions in this manual are for  
the model used for illustration purposes.  
Their differences are shown in the table below:  
3
models. The M-640V is  
Sony manganese R6P (SR)  
Sony alkaline LR6 (SG)  
7
24  
At t h e e n d o f t h e t a p e  
m
o d e .  
Improper setting of the TAPE SPEED switch. Set it to the  
same speed as that used for recording.  
Ta p e sp e e d is fa st e r t h a n t h e n o rm a l p la yb a ck sp e e d .  
*
Measured valued by the standard of EIAJ (Electronic Industries  
Association of Japan) (Using a Sony Microcassette)  
In the recording or playback mode, the tape stops at the end of  
the tape and the locked buttons will be released automatically  
(Automatic shut-off mechanism).  
t
M-640V  
M-540V  
M-430  
xZ  
Note  
The battery life may shorten depending on the operation of the unit.  
After fast forward or rewind, be sure to set mCUE/  
MREVIEW back to the center.  
t
The FAST PB switch (M-640V only) is slid in the direction  
of the arrow.  
TAPE COUNTER  
MIC jack  
a
a
a
a
Re co rd in g ca n n o t b e e ra se d co m p le t e ly.  
t The head is contaminated.  
BATT lamp  
a
REC/ BATT)  
a
Ho u se cu rre n t (se e Fig . A-(e ))  
Connect the AC power adaptor to DC IN 3V and to a wall outlet.  
(
REC lamp  
a
a
REC/ BATT)  
Use the AC-E30HG AC power adaptor (not supplied) (For  
“Sony World Model”: in Japan, use the AC-E30M, not supplied).  
Do not use any other AC power adaptor.  
Re co rd in g /Pla yb a ck w it h t h e  
Co n n e ct e d Eq u ip m e n t (M-640V  
o n ly)  
(
VOR  
a
a
a
a
a
(c)  
Ma in t e n a n ce (se e Fig . E)  
FAST PB  
Handstrap  
To cle a n t h e t a p e h e a d a n d p a t h  
Polarity of the plug  
Re co rd in g fro m a n o t h e r t a p e re co rd e r  
Press  
n
a
and wipe the head 1, capstan  
cotton swab, moistened with alcohol every 10 hours of  
2and the pinch roller  
a: provided or supplied —: not provided or not supplied  
Connect another tape recorder to the MIC jack using the RK-  
G64HG connecting cord (not supplied) (For “Sony World  
MSeot dtheils”u: ninitJtaoptahne, uresceotrhdeinRgKm-Go6d4e, annodt saunpopthlieerdt)a. pe recorder to  
3
with  
use.  
Note  
Specifications for AC-E30HG vary for each area. Check your local voltage  
and the shape of plug before purchasing.  
To cle a n t h e e xt e rio r  
Use soft cloth slightly moistened in water. Do not use alcohol,  
the playback mode. In this case set VOR to OFF.  
benzine or thinner.  
a
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Re co rd in g w it h a n Ext e rn a l Micro p h o n e  
Xxxx  
Connect microphone to the MIC jack. Use a microphone of low  
impedance (less then kilohms) such as ECM-T6 (not supplied).  
When using plug-in-power system microphone, the power to  
a
C
Re co rd in g (se e Fig . B-(a ))  
3
Sp e cifica t io n s  
a
the microphone is supplied from this unit.  
EAR  
VOL  
Make sure that nothing is connected to MIC (M-640V only).  
Tape  
(
normal position type)  
1
2
3
Press the reset button of the TAPE COUNTER (M-640V/  
40V only).  
Press xZand insert a standard microcassette with the side  
to start recording facing the lid (see Fig. B-(b)).  
Select the desired tape speed.  
Note  
Recording system  
2-track 1-channel monaural  
Speaker  
Approx. 3.6 cm (1716 in.) dia.  
Tap2e.4spcmee/d  
(1516 ips), 1.2 cm/ (1532 ips)  
s s  
Freq3u00enc4y,0r0a0nHgez (with TAPE SPEED switch at 2.4 cm/ s)  
Input (M-640V only)  
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>
n
PAUSE  
CUE/  
BATT  
TAPE SPEED  
m
REVIEW  
2.4 cm for optimum sound (recommended for normal use):  
M
A
30-minute recording can be made using both sides of the  
Pre ca u t io n s  
On p o w e r  
MC-30 microcassette.  
xZ  
1.2 cm for longer recording time:  
A
60-minute recording can  
Microphone input jack (minijack/ PLUG IN POWER)  
FAST PB  
be made using both sides of the MC-30 microcassette.  
Set VOR to H, or OFF (M-640V/ 540V only).  
If you set VOR to or L, the unit automatically starts  
recording the sound and pauses when there is no sound  
you can save tapes and batteries).  
H: To record at meeting or in quiet and/ or spacious place.  
L: To record for dictation or in noisy place.  
When the sound is not loud enough, set it to OFF, or the unit  
may not start recording.  
Press z.  
Operate the unit only on  
For AC operation, use the AC adaptor recommended for the  
unit. Do not use any other type. For battery operation, use two  
3
V
DC.  
sensitivity 0.24 mV for 3 kilohms or lower impedance microphone  
Output  
PowEearrpohuotnpeutja(c  
M-640V/ 540V: 250 mW  
M-430: 160 mW  
4
L
H
kt (1m0i%nijhacakr)mforn8icd3is0t0oorthimons)earphone  
a
R6 (size AA  
)
batteries.  
(
a
On t h e u n it  
Pow er requirements  
A
a
Use only the  
unit. Non-standard cassettes cannot be used because their “L”  
dimension (see illustration) is different (see Fig. D).  
Do not leave the unit in a location near heat sources, or in a  
place subject to direct sunlight, excessive dust or mechanical  
shock.  
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.  
(standard microcassettes) with this  
3
V
DC batteries R6 (size AA)  
×
2/ External DC 3V power sources  
Dimensions (w /h/d)  
Apaprptsroaxn.d62co.2n×tro12ls1.5  
× 24.3 mm (212 × 478 ×  
3132 in.) incl. projecting  
(a)  
D
5
n
is pressed simultaneously and recording starts. While  
MasAspprox. 125  
g (4.5 oz)  
Supplied accessories  
the tape runs, the REC lamp or REC/ BATT lamp lights and  
flashes depending on the strength of the sound (M-640V/  
540V only).  
Insertthe  
#
side  
Only standard  
first for each  
battery.  
Xxxxx  
microcassettes have  
small indention of side A.  
Xxxxx  
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Model”  
Recording level is fixed.  
only)  
Carrying pouch (1) (M-640V for Europe and “Sony World Model”  
only)  
Standard  
Xxxxx  
Non-standard  
Xxxxx  
To  
Press or slide  
Keep personal credit cards using magnetic coding or spring-  
Stop recording  
xZ  
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Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.  
Start recording during playback  
z
during playback (the unit becomes  
When you do not use the unit for long, remove the batteries to  
avoid damage caused by battery leakage and subsequent  
corrosion.  
If the unit has not been used for long, set it in the playback  
mode and warm it up for a few minutes before inserting a  
cassette.  
in the recording mode)  
Review the portion just recorded  
Pause recording  
Push up mCUE/ MREVIEW  
toward MREVIEW during the  
recording. Release the button at the  
point to start playback.  
Approx.  
Xxxxx  
5
mm  
Approx. 2.5 mm  
Xxxxx  
(b)  
(c)  
Slide >PAUSE in the direction of  
the arrow. The REC/ BATT (M-540V),  
BATT (M-430) or REC (M-640V)  
lamp goes off.  
If you have any questions or problems concerning your unit,  
please consult your nearest Sony dealer.  
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Take out  
a
cassette  
xZ  
Note  
1
Select the 2.4 cm tape speed for recording, if you play back the recorded  
tape with another unit. Otherwise, the sound quality may be changed.  
2
Notes on VOR (Voice Operated Recording) (M-640V/540V  
only)  
(
d)  
BATT  
The VOR system depends on the environmental conditions. If you  
When batteries are new  
Xxxxx  
light  
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cannot get the desired results, set VOR to OFF.  
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not start recording. Set VOR to  
conditions.  
H (high) or L (low) depending on the  
When batteries become weak  
Xxxxx  
BATT  
go off  
xxxx  
To m o n it o r t h e so u n d  
Connect an earphone (not supplied) to EAR jack. The monitor  
volume cannot be adjusted by VOL.  
light  
xxxx  
To p re ve n t  
a ca sse t t e fro m b e in g a ccid e n t a lly re co rd e d  
o ve r (se e Fig . B-(c))  
Break out and remove the cassette tabs. To reuse the cassette for  
recording, cover the tab hole with adhesive tape.  
Replace batteries  
Xxxxx  
BATT  
go off  
xxxx  
flash  
xxxx  

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