Playing CDs

This section uses playback from a CD as an example.

Press the input source select button (CD) to switch the input source to “CD”.

“CD” is displayed on the display of this unit.

Playback the CD.
Use VOLUME kurosankaku Sankaku-Reverse to adjust the volume.

Playback in source direct mode

The signal does not pass through the tone adjustment circuitry (BASS, TREBLE and BALANCE), resulting in playback of a higher sound quality.

Press SOURCE DIRECT on the main unit to turn on source direct mode.

The SOURCE DIRECT indicator lights.

Playback in ANALOG MODE

When the ANALOG MODE is turned on to playback an analog source (PHONO, CD, NETWORK, RECORDER), power to the digital input circuit and the display turn off. This enables you to enjoy high sound quality audio playback without sound quality being affected by noise that occurs from the digital control circuit.

Press ANALOG MODE to turn analog mode on.

The ANALOG MODE indicator lights.

Press ANALOG MODE to toggle between “ANALOG MODE Off”, “ANALOG MODE 1” and “ANALOG MODE 2”.


ANALOG MODE is not used.


Turns the digital input circuit power off.


Turns the digital input circuit power and display off.

A digital input source (COAXIAL, OPTICAL 1/2, USB-DAC) cannot be selected when ANALOG MODE is on.

The input source automatically switches to CD if ANALOG MODE is turned on during playback of a digital input source (COAXIAL, OPTICAL 1/2, USB-DAC).

Communication between this unit and the computer is disconnected if ANALOG MODE is turned on when a computer is connected to the USB-DAC input connector of this unit. If the unit cannot communicate with the computer after turning ANALOG MODE off again, disconnect and reconnect the USB cable or restart the audio player on the computer.

When the analog mode is switched, the mute circuit is activated for about 5 seconds.

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