Troubleshooting, The functjpn buttons do not work, The mukhams fuiktion does not work properly – Sony TC-KA1ESA User Manual
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expt»rii’nci*d dn\’ i»i the following
while u$ing>#he lope deck, use this troubleshi>oting
guide to help vv»u remedy the problem. Should arry
problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer.
The functjpn buttons do not work.
^ The tope deck has just Iven turned on and does
not operate tor about 3 seconiis. Wait until
Check that the cassette is inserted correctly and
the cassette holder is closed completely.
The MuKhAMS fuiKtion does not work properly.
^ One of the tracks contains
long pause, a
passage of lo«v frequencies or ver\' low volume,
or a gradual increase or decreace in %'olumc.
^ The space before a track is less than 4 seconds
long. Insert a blank space of 4 seconds using O
The signal strength of the left and right
channels are very different.
There is noise in the space before a track.
You pressed ►► button immediately before the
next track, or ^ button immediately after the
beginning of the current track.
The tape stops before the tape has been fully rewound.
^ The tape is slack. Take up the tape stack.
If "ME.VIORY" is shown in the display, press
MEMORY repeatedly until the indication
The cassette shell is bent. Use anotlier cassette.
The tape deck does not play or record.
^ Tlw tape has reeled to the et>d.
The tape is slack. Take up the lafS* sla4*k.”
The record-pn'tect tab ha* Invn removed fri»m
the cassette. Cov er the slot with tape (page 11).
Clean the heads and tape path and
demagnetize the heads (puge 12).
Che^'k that the tape deck j* properly connected
^ Make sure the ainp'lifier is correctly set.
There is excessive wow, flutter, or a sound dropout.
^ The cap>stans and pin« h rollers arc dirty Clean
thennss*e page 12|.
There is a decrease in sound level or a sound dropouti
The tape does not erase completely.fNoise increases.
^ The iveads and tapv path are dirty. Clean them
(.4*0 page 12)
■Ф The Iwads are magiwtized. IVmagnetize llwm
(see page 12).
There is hum or noise.
^ The lapx* deck is placed near a TV or VCR.
Place th*‘ tape divk awav fr«>m the ТЛ' or VCR.
^ 1 he lapx* di4'k is р1а«чч1 «>n or under the
.implitier I'l.we ;!\e t.ipx- d«« к .ov.iv Irom the
There is an unbalanced tone.
Cbi4-k ih.U the IXH.BY \R control is >ct to the
;x»silion where the tape was record«4l.
^ The tapx* deck is placed near .> TV or \'CR.
Пасе the tape deck awav fri'in the T\' «’r VCR.