38 TASCAM SD-20M
10 – Troubleshooting
If you are having trouble with the operation of this unit, please
try the following before seeking repair. If these measures do not
solve the problem, please contact the store where you bought
the unit or TEAC customer support.
8The unit will not turn on.
Confirm that the batteries are not dead.
Confirm that the batteries are installed with the correct
¥/^ orientation.
Confirm that the included AC adapter (TASCAM PS-P1220E)
is securely connected to both the outlet and the unit power
connector.
8The unit turns off automatically.
Is the automatic power saving function on?(See “Set the
automatic power saving function” on page 35.)
oSince this unit complies with the European Standby Power
Regulations (ErP), the automatic power saving function
operates regardless of whether the unit is being powered
by an AC adapter or batteries. If you do not want to use
the automatic power saving function, set it to “
OFF
”. (The
factory default setting is “30min”.)
8The SD card is not recognized.
Confirm that the SD card is inserted completely.
8Playback is not possible.
If you are trying to play a WAV file, confirm that the
sampling frequency is supported by this unit.
If you are trying to play an MP3 file, confirm that the bit rate
is supported by this unit.
8No sound is output.
Check connections with the monitoring system again.
Check the volume of the amplifier as well.
8Recording is not possible.
Check connections with other equipment again.
Check the input settings again.
Confirm that the input level is not too low.
Confirm that the SD card is not full.
Confirm that the number of files has not reached the
maximum that the unit can handle.
Check the audio source level.
8The input level is low.
Confirm that the input level setting is not too low.
Confirm that the output level of any connected device is
not too low.
8The sound I am trying to record sounds distorted.
Confirm that the input level setting is not too high.
8The playback sounds unnatural.
Confirm that the playback speed has not been changed.
8I cannot erase a file.
Confirm that you are not trying to erase a write-protected
file that has been copied from a computer.
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