SINGING WOOD VP42AS Bluetooth Turntable HiFi
with Speaker User Manual
- Turntable x 1
- Dust Cover x 1
- Slip Mat x 1
- Platter x 1
- Drive Belt x 1
- Red Ribbon x 1
- Belt Hook x 1
- 45 RPM Adapter x 2
- Counterweight x 1
- Power Adaptor x 1
- Speaker x 2
- Speaker Wire x 2
- RCA Audio Cable x 1
- USB Cable for PC Link x 1
Overview of controls
- Motor Pulley
- Drive Belt
- Tracking Force Dial
- Tonearm Lift Lever
- Tonearm Clip
- Tonearm Rest
- Stylus Cartridge
- Off/ 33/ 45 Knob
- Volume Control
- Mode Indicator
- Mode Button
- Ground Connector
- Power Input Jack
- Phono/Line Out Switch
- RCA Audio Output Jack
- USB Port for PC Link
- Speaker Output Terminals
- Power Switch
- Speaker Input Terminals
Install the Platter and Counterweight
- Place the turntable on a flat and level surface.
- Carefully place the platter (with drive belt) on the spindle
- Use the red ribbon and belt hook to hook the drive belt around the motor pulley.
Remark: Make sure not to twist the drive belt. After looping the belt, do not forget to remove the red ribbon.
- Place the slip mat on the platter. Ensure the logo is facing up when placing the slip mat.
- Push the counterweight onto the end of tonearm with tracking force dial facing toward the front of the turntable.
Adjust the Counterweight
- Release the tonearm clip, gently hold the tonearm and move it away from the tonearm rest. At this point, the tonearm is unbalanced and free to swing.
- Return the tonearm to the tonearm rest and lock the tonearm clip.
- While holding the counterweight steady without any rotation, rotate carefully only the tracking force dial until the “0” on the scale lines up with the centreline marked along the top of the tonearm.
- Rotate the counterweight including the tracking force dial counter-clockwise (as seen from the front of the turntable) to adjust the pressure to the stylus manufacturer recommendations.
- Carefully rotate the Counterweight towards the front of the turntable until the tonearm is horizontally balanced and hovers freely just above the platter without the stylus touching the platter surface.
– Each mark on the scale represents 0.05 g (gram).
– The recommended pressure for the factory-installed cartridge is 3.5 g+/-0.5g.
– The cartridge pressure goes up to 2g for one rotation of the tracking force dial.
Connecting the Included Speakers
- Connect each speaker using the speaker wire to the turntable’s speaker output terminals and the speaker input terminals.
- Make sure that the turntable’s positive (red) terminal is connected to the speaker positive (red) terminal. The turntable’s negative (black) terminal is connected to the speaker negative (black) terminal.
Connecting an Audio Device
- Set Phono/Line Out Switch according to the jacks of your stereo system (amplifier or active speakers).
- When your stereo system has Phono input jacks (connect to Phono input jacks) and set to PHONO. The Equalizer function is off.
- When your stereo system does not have Phono input jacks (connect to AUX, VIDEO input jacks, etc.) and set to LINE. The Equalizer function is on.
- Connect the RCA audio cable with the white plug to the white (L) jack and connect the cable with the red plug to the red (R) jack.
Connecting the Power
- Connect the Power adaptor to the power input jack on the back of the turntable firmly.
- Plug the Power adaptor into a wall outlet.
- Adjust the volume control to minimum level, and switch the power on.
- Press the mode button to navigate between operations: Turntable -> Bluetooth
– Every time you turn on the turntable, it will switch to the last playback mode you selected.
– Press and hold the mode button, the turntable will enter into standby mode.
– Press and hold the mode button again to resume operation.
Playing a Record
- Remove the protector from the stylus cartridge.
- Press the mode button to select turntable operation. The mode indicator turns green.
- Place a record on the platter. Use the 45 RPM Adapter if necessary.
- Turn the Off/ 33 /45 knob to select 33 or 45 RPM speed according to the type of record. The platter will start spinning.
- Release the tonearm clip and set the tonearm lift lever to the up position.
- Gently move the tonearm over the record where play is desired to begin. Set the tonearm lift lever to the down position, the tonearm will descend slowly onto the record and begin to playback.
- Adjust the volume level as desired.
- When the record is finished playing, set the tonearm lift lever to the up position and then return it to the tonearm rest.
- Turn the Off/ 33 /45 knob to Off position, the platter will stop spinning.
- Press the mode button to select Bluetooth operation. The mode indicator turns blue.
- Choose the Bluetooth menu in your Bluetooth device, and from the found devices, select the “Singing Wood VP42”. If you are prompted to enter the PIN code, please enter “0000” (four zeros).
- The Bluetooth is connected after successful connection.
- Play from the Bluetooth device.
Recording Audio Tracks on your Computer
You can record audio tracks of a record or Bluetooth playback on your computer.
- Connecting the turntable and your computer using the supplied USB cable.
- Download the Audacity software and complete installation.
- You can download the current version from http://www.audacityteam.org/download/
- For more information, see the instructions of Audacity software.
Cleaning the Turntable
- Clean the turntable periodically using a soft dry cloth.
- Keep the dust cover closed to ensure the turntable remains dust free.
Replacing the Stylus
To remove the stylus
- Switch the power off and unplug the Power Adaptor of the turntable.
- Hold the stylus cartridge tightly.
- Grasp the stylus holder and pull it downward.
To install the stylus
- Grasp both sides of the stylus holder, then insert the stylus grip into the stylus cartridge receptacle.
- Push up the stylus holder until it clicks so that it locks completely.
- Make sure there is no gap between the stylus holder and the stylus cartridge.
|Speeds||33 1/3 RPM, 45 RPM|
|Wow and Flutter||≤0.15%|
|Signal to noise ratio||60dB|
|Tracking Force Range||3-5g|
|Power supply||AC power adapter, DC output 18V 3000mA|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||14.41” x 13.98” x 3.62” (360 x 355 x 92mm) (dust cover closed)|
|Frequency Response||20Hz ~ 20kHz|
|Recommended Load Resistance||47kΩ|
|Amplifier Connection||MM (Moving Magnet) – input|
|Recommended Tracking Force||3.5±0.5g|
|Output Power||22W x 2|
|Speaker Units||Woofer: 4″, Tweeter: 2″|
|Frequency Response||55Hz ~ 20KHz|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||5.24″ x 7.16″ x 8.86″ (133 x 182 x 225mm)|
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
USER SAFETY GUIDE
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING: To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture.
These markings are located on the bottom, side or back of the unit
CAUTION: To prevent the risk of electric shock, do not remove cover (or back). Non user serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to a service professional.
Dripping warning: “This product shall not be exposed to any dripping or splashing, and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on Of near the product.
Ventilation warning: “The normal ventilation of the product shall not be impeded for intended use.” (Minimum distances must be kept around the apparatus for sufficient ventricle ion, especially while use of the apparatus is in tropical and/or moderate climate(ts.)
INSTRUCTIONS ON ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION
Do not dispose of this product in the usual household garbage at the end of its life cycle; bring it to a collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic appliances. This symbol on the product means the instructions for use Of the packing will inform about the methods for disposal. The materials are recyclable as mentioned in its marking. By recycling, material recycling, or other forms of re-utilization of old appliances, you make an important contribution to protect the environment.
Please inquire at your Iota community administration for the authorized disposal location.
IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
- READ INSTRUCTIONS – All safety and operating instructions should be read before the appliance is operated.
- RETAIN INSTRUCTIONS – The safety and operating instructions should be rained in a secure place for future reference.
- HEED WARNINGS -All warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions should be opened
- FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS – All operating and use instructions should be followed.
- WATER ANO MOISTURE – The appliance should not be used near water. For example near a bathtub. kitchen sink. laundry tub, and swimming pool or even in a wet basement.
- VENTILATION – The appliance should be situated so that its location and position does not interfere with its proper ventilation. For example, the appliance should not be situated on a bed, sofa, rug or similar surface that may block the ventilation openings: or, be placed in a built-in installation. such as a bookcase or cabinet that may impede the flow of air through the ventilation openings.
- HEAT – The appliance should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators. heat registers, stoves, or other appliances (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
- POWER SOURCES – The appliance should be connected to a power supply only of the type described in the operating instructions or as marked on the appliance.
- GROUNDING ANO POLARIZATION – Precautions should be taken to ensure that the grounding or polarization of the appliance is correct.
- CLEANING – The appliance should be cleaned only as recommended by the manufacturer.
- NONUSE PERIODS – The power adapter of the appliance should be unplugged from the out when the appliance is to be left unused for an extended period of
- OBJECT and LIQUID ENTRY – Care should be taken so that objects do not fall and liquids are not spilled into the device’s openings.
- CARTS AND STANDS – The appliance Should be used only Voith a cart or stand that is recommended by the manufacturer An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.
- WALL OR CEILING MOUNTING – If the appliance is mounted to a wall or ceiling. it should be mounted only as recommended by the manufacturer.
- DAMAGE REQUIRING SERVICE – The appliance should be serviced by
qualified snice professional when:
a. The power-supply cord or plug has been damaged.
b. Objects have fallen into, or liquid has been spilled into the appliance’s apertures.
c The appliance has been exposed to rain
d. The appliance has been dropped and suffered damage.
e. The appliance does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a marked change in proof’ Trance.
- SERVICING – The user should not attempt to snice the appliance beyond that described in the user’s operating instructions. All other servicing should be referred to qualified service professional.
- PROTECTIVE ATTACHMENT PLUG – The appliance is equipped with an attachment plug that has an overload protection. This is a safety feature. If replacement of the plug is required, be sure the snice technician has used a replacement plug specified by the manufacturer that has the same overload protection as the original plug. (UK Version Only) To prevent fire or electric shock, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. Never attempt to open the cabinet. Dangerous high voltages are present in the unit. Always refer servicing to a qualified technician.
BASIC WARRANTY STATEMENT
We warrant the product to the original purchaser ONLY, to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use of ONE Year from date of the original purchase. We agree, at our option, under the warranty period, to replace the product if ii is determined to be defective at no charge. This limited warranty does not cover any loss or damages that occur as a result of:
- Cosmetic damage
- Shipping or improper installation or maintenance. Misuse Neglect.
- Any cause other than ordinary commercial or industrial application.
- Adjustment by non-authorized source or any of the products firmware Of hardware that you or any third party have modified or altered
- Improper environment
- excessive or inadequate heating or air conditioning or electrical power failures, surges, connection to improper voltage supply or settings or opt, er irregularities.
- Accidents, acts of God.
in Canada & the United States, please contact your dealer or our customer service at email: [email protected]
Please note that in order to have your merchandise repaired and replaced by warranty, you must contact our customer service representatives by phone or email, and get RMA number
To obtain factory service, the original purchaser MUST present the following:
- A sales receipt Proof of purchase indicating date of purchase
- Your Name, Place of Purchase, Address, Unit Model, and Description d Problem.
- Send the unit pre-paid to the address below in the original packaging or reasonable substitute to prevent damage. No return will be shipped back lo a PO BOX.
- All of the accessories that came with the product package must be sent along with the main unit
- Please include your check or money Of der in the amount of $15.00, payable to SGM Direct, to cover handling and return shipping charges. We will not be responsible for delays or unprocessed claims resulting from a purchaser’ failure to provide any or all of the necessary information. Send all inquiries or return to:
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Any Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
-Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
-Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
-Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
-Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
*RF warning for Mobile device: This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator and your body.