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To record with VAS (Voice Activated System) function
â¥Avoid using or placing this unit near sources of heat. Do not leave it in an automobile exposed to direct sunlight for a long period of time with doors and windows closed. â¥To avoid product damage, do not expose this product to rain, water or other liquids. â¥If a gritty noise is heard, wipe away the dirt on the plug.
â¥Mobile phones can cause noise if used too close to the unit. Separate if this occurs. â¥Avoid using or placing this unit near sources of heat. â¥This speaker does not have magnetic shielding. Do not place it near televisions, personal computers or other devices easily influenced by magnetism.
The sound is recorded automatically, so there is no tape waste. To use VAS , set the [VAS] selector to â1â or â2â in step 4.
1: If you wish to record lower levels of sound than usual. 2: If you wish to record only the louder sounds. Note: After using VAS , set the [VAS] selector to âOFFâ
Listening caution To record through an external microphone
Sound can be deceiving. Over time your
Plug the external microphone (not included) into the [MIC (PLUG IN POWER)] jack.
â¥You can use a condenser microphone without a built-in power supply. 1 â¥Plug type: 3.5 mm ( â8 in.) monaural
hearing âcomfort levelâ adapts to higher volumes of sound. So what sounds ânormalâ can actually be loud and harmful to your hearing. Guard against this by setting your equipment at a safe level BEFORE your hearing adapts. To establish a safe level: â¥Start your volume control at a low setting. â¥Slowly increase the sound until you can hear it comfortably and clearly, and without distortion. Once you have established a comfortable sound level: â¥Set the dial and leave it there.
Do not play your headphones or earphones at a high volume. Hearing experts advise against continuous extended play. If you experience a ringing in your ears, reduce volume or discontinue use. Do not use while operating a motorized vehicle. It may create a traffic hazard and is illegal in many areas. You should use extreme caution or temporarily discontinue use in potentially hazardous situations. Even if your headphones or earphones are the open-air type designed to let you hear outside sounds, donât turn up the volume so high that you canât hear whatâs around you.
The sound can be heard with an optional earphone plugged into the [EARPHONE] jack. â¥Plug type: 3.5 mm (1â8 in.) monaural Note: â¥You can not adjust the volume during recording.
Removing the tab(s) of the cassette (with a small screwdriver) will prevent accidental erasure. Side A
To record again, cover the hole of the tab with adhesive tape.
1. Damage requiring serviceâThe unit should be serviced by qualified service personnel if: 1. (a) The AC power supply cord or AC adaptor has been damaged; or 1. (b) Objects or liquids have gotten into the unit; or 1. (c) The unit has been exposed to rain; or 1. (d) The unit does not operate normally or exhibits a marked change in performance; or 1. (e) The unit has been dropped or the cabinet damaged. 2. ServicingâDo not attempt to service the unit beyond that described in these operating instructions. Refer all other servicing to authorized servicing personnel. 3. Replacement partsâWhen parts need replacing ensure the servicer uses parts specified by the manufacturer or parts that have the same characteristics as the original parts. Unauthorized substitutes may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards. 4. Safety checkâAfter repairs or service, ask the servicer to perform safety checks to confirm that the unit is in proper working condition.
â¢ A S
Tab for side A Tab for side B
Cue and review
Sound can be monitored at a high speed as long as the [FF/CUE] (cue) or [REW/REV] (review) is held down during playback. When the button is released, normal playback will start.
â¥Align the poles (d and e) properly when inserting the batteries. â¥Do not mix old and new batteries or different types of batteries. â¥Do not recharge ordinary dry cell batteries. â¥Remove the batteries if the unit is not to be used for a long time. â¥Do not use the batteries if the covering has been peeled off.
Mishandling of batteries can cause electrolyte leakage which can damage items the fluid contacts and may cause a fire. If electrolyte leaks from the batteries, consult your dealer. Wash thoroughly with water if electrolyte comes in contact with any part of your body. â¥If rechargeable batteries are to be used, rechargeable batteries manufactured by Panasonic are recommended.
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Track system Recording system Monitor system Power requirement Battery: Rechargeable battery: RQ-L51 2 track, monaural DC bias, Magnet erase Fix DC 3 V (two R6/LR6, AA, UM-3 batteries) DC 2.4 V With two included rechargeable batteries 120 V, 60 Hz Power consumption; 5 W With included AC adaptor/charger Power consumption standby mode : 1.3 W With optional Panasonic AC adaptor RP-AC31 Mass
RQ-L51 RQ-L31 RQ-L11
Battery level indicators
The [BATT LEVEL] indicators light during operation. As the charge reduces the lamps go out. When the batteries are weak The indicator under âEâ becomes dim or turns off.
If the surfaces are dirty
To clean this unit, wipe with a soft, dry cloth. â¥Never use the alcohol, paint thinner or benzine to clean this unit. â¥Before using chemically treated cloth, read the instructions that came with the cloth carefully.
For a cleaner crisper sound
Clean the heads regularly to assure good quality playback and recording. Use a cleaning tape (not included).
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, Division of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America One Panasonic Way Secaucus, New Jersey 07094
Panasonic Sales Company, Division of Matsushita Electric of Puerto Rico, Inc. Ave. 65 de InfanterÃa, Km. 9.5 San Gabriel Industrial Park, Carolina, Puerto Rico 00985
Panasonic Limited Warranty
Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company or Panasonic Sales Company (collectively referred to as âthe Warrantorâ) will repair or replace this product with new or refurbished parts or equivalent product, free of charge in the U.S.A. or Puerto Rico, in the event of a defect in materials or workmanship as follows (all time periods commence from the date of original purchase): For one (1) yearâRadio, Clock Radio, Radio with Tape Player or Recorder, Speaker, IC Recorder For ten (10) daysâBatteriesâ(when applicable)âNew rechargeable batteries in exchange for defective rechargeable batteries. Non-rechargeable batteries are not warranted. For ninety (90) daysâSD Memory CardâNew SD card of the same memory capacity in exchange for a defective SD Card for ninety (90) days. For assistance in the U.S.A. in obtaining repairs contact: Panasonic Services Company Panasonic PLUS Department 20421 84th Avenue South Kent, WA 98032 Phone: 1-800-833-9626 FAX: 1-800-237-9080 If repair is needed during the warranty period the purchaser will be required to furnish a sales receipt/proof of purchase indicating date of purchase. Also, the purchaser will be responsible for shipping the unit to the above address. This warranty is extended only to the original purchaser. For assistance in Puerto Rico contact, Panasonic Sales Company. Tel. (787) 750-4300 Fax. (787) 768-2910 This warranty only covers failures due to defects in materials or workmanship which occur during normal use and does not cover damage which occurs in shipment or failures which are caused by products not supplied by the warrantor or failures which result from accident, misuse, abuse, neglect, mishandling, misapplication, faulty installation, set-up adjustments, improper maintenance, alteration, improper antenna, inadequate signal pickup, maladjustment of consumer controls, modification, line power surge, or commercial use of the product, or damage that is attributable to acts of God, or service by anyone other than a PANASONIC SERVICES COMPANY Factory Servicenter. LIMITS AND EXCLUSIONS There are no express warranties except as listed above. THE WARRANTOR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE TO TAPES, RECORDS OR DISCS. ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, ARE LIMITED TO THE APPLICABLE WARRANTY PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, or limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above exclusions or limitations may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. If you have a problem with this product that is not handled to your satisfaction, then write to the Consumer Affairs Department at the Company address indicated above.
Product information For product information or assistance with product operation: Contact the Panasonic Customer Call Center at 1-800211-7262, or e-mail email@example.com, or web site (http://www.panasonic.com).
DATE OF PURCHASE DEALER NAME DEALER ADDRESS TELEPHONE NUMBER
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Output: Dimensions (WâHâD)
MIC; 0.25 mV (150â600â) EARPHONE; 8 â
86.0q112.1q37.2 mm (33â8"q47â16"q115â32") 199 g (7 oz.) with rechargeable batteries 163 g (5.7 oz.) without batteries 157 g (5.5 oz.) without batteries
Play time: [When used at 25uC (77uF) on a flat, stable surface] Alkaline dry cell batteries; Recording: About 25 hours Playback: About 17 hours ( RQ-L51 RQ-L31 ) About 18 hours ( RQ-L11 ) Included rechargeable batteries ( RQ-L51 only); Recording About 10 hours Playback About 7.5 hours Â¡The play time may be less depending on the operating conditions. Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice. Mass and dimensions are approximate.
Frequency range Playback: Rec/Playback: Tape speed
RQ-L51 RQ-L11 RQ-L31
180 Hzâ7000 Hz 250 Hzâ6300 Hz
4.8 cm/s (17â8 ips) and 1.6 cm/s (5â8 ips) 4.8 cm/s (17â8 ips)
3.6 cm (17â16") 4 â
If you ship the product
Carefully pack and send it prepaid, adequately insured and preferably in the original carton. Attach a postage-affixed letter, detailing the complaint, to the outside of the carton. Do NOT send the product to the Executive or Regional Sales offices. They are NOT equipped to make repairs.