CREATE WOOD Portable Suitcase Record Player
When using any electrical appliance, basic safety precautions should always be observed.
- Do not remove external covers or housings to access electronic components. Do not try to repair the internal parts.
- If you have a problem with this product, please contact the seller for advice. Do not use the device until it has been repaired.
- Improper use of this device or the application of settings other than those specified in this manual may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
- Please read these instructions carefully and save them for future reference.
- Do not use the record player near water. Clean only with a dry cloth.
- Do not block any of the ventilation slots. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s in-structions.
- Do not place it near heat sources such as radiators, stoves, ovens, or others (including am-plifiers that produce heat).
- Protect the cable to avoid tripping or accidents.
- Use only those accessories specifically recommended by the manufacturer.
- Use only with the cart, tripod, bracket, or frame specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the record player, if so. When using a cart to transport the device, take care to avoid damage from falling.
- Unplug the record player during lightning storms or when it will not be used for long periods of time.
- Contact a qualified technical service for any repairs. The record player needs to be ser-viced by service when it has been damaged in any way, the cord or plug has been damaged, liquid has been spilled on the device or objects have fallen on it, the record player has been damaged. exposed to rain or moisture, if it does not work normally or has been dropped.
- You should be careful when using headphones with the record player because excessive volume can cause hearing loss.
- Do not expose the device to splash or get it wet.
- Do not place objects that contain liquids, such as vases, on the record player.
- The device should be placed close enough to the socket that it can be easily reached at any time.
- WARNING: To avoid fire or electric shock hazards, do not expose the device to rain or moisture.
- Do not place anything on the record player cover. Objects on the cover might cause noise due to vibrations or fall off, especially during playback.
- Avoid placing the unit in direct sunlight, close to a source of heat or in other similar condi-tions. Do not place the unit on top of an amplifier or other equipment that might generate heat that exceeds the operating temperature range of this unit. Doing so could cause dis-coloration, deformation or malfunction.
- As the unit could become warm during operation, always leave sufficient space around it for ventilation. When installing this unit, leave a little space (at least 20 cm) between it and other devices and walls to allow good heat dissipation. When placing it in a rack, for exam-ple, leave at least 35 cm open above it and 10 cm open behind. Failure to provide these gaps could cause heat to build up inside and result in fire.
- Do not move the unit during playback. During playback, the record rotates. Do not lift or move the unit during playback. Doing so may damage the record, the stylus, the cartridge or the unit.
- Always remove the record before relocating or moving this unit. Moving the unit with a record on the record player could damage the record, the stylus and the cartridge or could cause a malfunction.
- The voltage supplied to the unit should match the voltage as printed on the rear panel. If you are in any doubt regarding this matter, consult an electrician.
- In USA/Canada, use only 120V supply.
- The lightning flash with arrowhead in an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that could be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
- The exclamation point in an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.
- Case cover
- 45 rpm adapter
- USB / SD control
- Tonearm control
- Autostop control
- Speed control
- Power light
- Power and volume
- Headphone jack
- Power socket
- RCA audio out
- 3.5 mm audio in
RECORD PLAYER OPERATION
- Make sure that the main voltage in your home matches the operating voltage of the adapter.
- Connect the power adapter to the wall outlet. Connect the DC connector to the “DC IN” socket on the rear of the device.
- Place the vinyl record on the turntable.
- Set the correct speed (rpm) for playing your vinyl record (33/45/78 RPM). For 45 RPM drives, use the RPM adapter.
- Turn on the power switch of the turntable.
- Place the tonearm over the desired playback point on your vinyl record. The turntable will start playing the music.
- Adjust the volume of the speakers to the desired level.
- When it reaches the end, the tonearm will stop automatically. You must put the tonearm back onto the clamping piece manually.
- Turn on the record player, the Bluetooth will turn on automatically.
- Make sure your Bluetooth enabled device (tablet, smartphone, computer) has the Blue-tooth switch turned on.
- Go to your Bluetooth settings and check for the Bluetooth pairing name CREATE RECORD PLAYER. Click to connect the device.
- You should be able to connect to the record player now and play music.
Connect your headphones to this output to listen to music. Headphones are not included with the turntable.
Note: When using headphones, sound will no longer come out of the speakers.
RCA AUDIO OUTPUT
It allows you to play the music from your turntable through external speakers. To make this connection you need an RCA cable that is not included with the turntable.
PLAYING 45 RPM VINYL RECORDS
Place the 45 RPM adapter on the center shaft. Carefully place a 45 RPM record on the turn-table. Follow the turntable’s operating instructions to start playback.
USB / SD CONTROLS
This panel allows the user to play music from USB memory devices, SD cards, Bluetooth connections or the auxiliary function (Aux) or even record.
While playing a vinyl, just press (about 3 seconds) the key MODE. Then the device starts recording music while flashing a green light until you press the key to stop recording. Remember you can only record from vinyl to USB / SD cards.
- Press to play the previous songs.
- Press to play the next songs.
- Press the key MODE to select USB, SD / MMC, Bluetooth mode or to start recording what is being played on a USB or SD card.
- Press the key in the playback mode to start or pause it. Long press to erase what is currently recorded. In recording mode, press this key to stop recording.
When the tonearm is on the clamping piece, the Bluetooth function starts automatically. Press the key MODE to switch between USB, SD and Bluetooth functions.
HOW TO REPLACE THE NEEDLE HEAD
- Open the tonearm clamp.
- Remove the cartridge cover to expose the needle.
- Carefully separate the cartridge from the cartridge holder.
- Pull the audio lines carefully from the cartridge, taking care to pull the terminal connector and not the cable.
- Carefully insert the audio lines.
- Make sure that the audio lines do not touch each other.
- Carefully slide and fix the cartridge into its holder. To fit a new cartridge, repeat process 3 and 4 in reverse order.
Note: Take special care while changing the head to avoid damage to the boom or the audio cable. The turntable head should be replaced every 3 to 4 months of continuous use. Ceramic heads are easily found in specialist stores and websites.
- We recommend to clean your records with an anti-static cloth in order to enjoy optimum playback quality and to help make them last.
- For the same reason, your stylus should be replaced periodically (approximately every 250 hours of total playback time).
- Clean the dust on the stylus from time to time by using a very soft brush dipped in alcohol (brushing from back to the front of the cartridge.
The unit won’t power on.
|Make sure the unit’s power cord is connected to an appropriate electrical outlet and the wall socket is switched on.|
|There is no sound.||Rotate the Power/Volume knob clockwise to increase the volume.|
The vinyl record will nor play.
|Make sure you have selected the correct speed (33
1/3, 45 or 78 rpm).
Make sure the power adapter is correctly plugged in.
|Nothing will play via the AUX OUT connection.||Make sure the cable is firmly connected and check that your external device is clean and undamaged.|
There is no sound via the Stereo RCA port.
|Make sure the cable is firmly connected to the turntable and to your amplifier or other device. Check the volume on your amplifier or other device.|
Documents / Resources
|CREATE WOOD Portable Suitcase Record Player [pdf] User Manual|
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