The tape does not record.
• Make sure the tape is inserted properly.
Make sure the safety tab of the cassette is
The audio is weak/The audio
quality is poor.
• Clean the heads, pinch roller and capstan
(see page 24).
Demagnetize the heads using a
demagnetizer (see page 24).
The sound is distorted.
• The TYPE II (high position) or TYPE IV
metal) tape is being used. Use TYPE I
normal) tape only.
The remote does not function.
• Replace all the batteries in the remote with
new ones if they are weak.
Make sure that you are pointing the
remote at the remote sensor on the player.
Remove any obstacles in the path of the
remote and the player.
Make sure the remote sensor is not
exposed to strong light such as direct
sunlight or fluorescent lamp light.
Move closer to the player when using the
After trying the above remedies, if you still have problems, unplug the AC power cord and
remove all the batteries. After all the indications in the display disappear, plug the power cord
and insert the batteries again. If the problem persists, please consult your nearest Sony dealer.
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