Connecting to an additional
e A39 provides a pair of unbalanced pre-outs on
standard RCA phono connectors, allowing connection
to an additional power amplier to create a bi-amplied
setup. Most audio ampliers, including the Arcam P49,
will connect to the pre amp outputs of the A39 using
standard interconnect cables.
Recording an audio source
e A39 allows you to record and monitor the sound
from any connected source.
e back panel REC OUT socket can be connected to the
input sockets of your recording device (these are usually
labelled RECORD or IN).
To record from a particular source, press the appropriate
source button (for example, TUNER).
Adjusting the balance
e balance setting allows you to increase the volume of
one channel (le or right) relative to the other. Altering
the balance may help to restore the stereo image for an
o-centre listening position.
Balance can be adjusted from the front panel or from the
remote control. Press the BALANCE button (or BAL on the
CR902) to view the current setting, then use the control
knob (or the +/– buttons on the remote) to change the
setting – from L12 to R12, via the neutral value 0.
e SP1 and SP2 switches enable and disable the
respective speaker outputs. e LED will be lit if the
speakers are enabled.
Use the control knob (or the +/– buttons on the remote)
to change the volume. Turn the knob clockwise to
increase the volume, anti-clockwise to reduce it.
Listening using headphones
e headphones socket (PHONES) accepts headphones
with an impedance rating between 16Ω and 2kΩ, tted
with a 3.5mm stereo jack plug.
e pre-amp outputs and speakers are muted when
headphones are plugged in and the front panel display
shows Hea dphone .
e headphones socket is always active, unless output
has been muted.
e output of the A39 can be silenced by pressing MUTE
on the front panel (or - on the remote control). If the
unit is muted, the power light changes to orange and
the source is shown on the front display panel (e.g. PVR
Press MUTE/- for a second time (or change the volume)
to cancel mute.
A39 MUTE DISPLAY BALANCE PHONO AUX CD TUNER
BD PVR AV SP1 SP2 AUX PHONES
POWER / STANDBY
e CR902 is pre-programmed for use with the
A39. Make sure the two AAA batteries supplied
are installed before attempting to use the remote
A. With the CR902 remote face-down, press down
on the non-slip indentations of the battery
compartment cover and slide the cover o.
B. Insert the two ‘AAA’ batteries supplied. Take
care to insert the batteries in the right direction
by following the ‘+’ and ‘–’ marks in the battery
C. Slide the battery compartment cover back and
lock it in place with a click.
e CR902 requires a clear line of sight to the front
panel display of A39 to ensure reliable operation.
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