Tascam CD-GT2 Owner's Manual

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» CD-GT2 Portable CD Guitar Trainer D00996120A OWNER’S MANUAL This device has a serial number on the rear panel. Please record it and retain it for your records. Serial number: __________________ ...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 3 TASCAM CD-GT2 C A U T I O N : T O R E D U C E T H E RI S K O F E L E C T R I C SH O C K , D O NOT RE M O V E COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS IN SID E . R EFE R S E RV I C ING TO QUALI...

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4 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS 1 Read these instructions. 2 Keep these instructions. 3 Heed all warnings. 4 Follow all instructions. 5 Do not use this apparatus near water. 6 Clean only with dry cloth. 7 Do not block any ...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 5 TASCAM CD-GT2 SAFETY INFORMATION This product has been designed and manufactured according to FDA regulations “title 21, CFR, chapter 1, subchapter J, based on the Radiation Control for Health and Safety Act of 19...

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6 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONSContents Introduction ..........................................................................................7 Features of this device ......................................................................

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 7 TASCAM CD-GT2 Introduction Thank you for purchasing the TASCAM CD-GT2. This CD player allows you to change the playback speed of recorded music without changing its pitch, making it ideal for guitar practice. If you...

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8 TASCAM CD-GT2 About this manual When we refer to a key or connector or control on the CD- GT2, the typeface looks like this: PLAY. When we refer to items shown on the display, the typeface looks like this: MENU. Environmental considerations The ...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 9 TASCAM CD-GT2 Handling of compact discs The CD-GT2 has been designed for the playback of CD-DA (standard audio) format discs. In addition to ordinary 5-inch and 3-inch CDs, it can also play properly recorded CD-R an...

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10 TASCAM CD-GT2 Batteries If batteries are used improperly, or if leakage or breakage occurs, the unit will not function. Please observe the cautions indicated on the batteries and their packaging to ensure proper usage. Confirm + and – polarit...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 11 TASCAM CD-GT2 Quick Start Guide—Basic Operation Let’s start using the unit right away. In this section, we will teach you the basics, including how to setup the unit, play a CD, connect your guitar and play alo...

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12 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONSQuick Start Guide—Basic Operation Connecting headphones Connect headphones to the PHONES jack on the front of the unit. Turn the volume down to the minimum level using the PHONES VOLUME (–) key on t...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 13 TASCAM CD-GT2 Quick Start Guide—Basic Operation Adjusting the volume Use the PHONES VOLUME (+, –) keys to adjust the head- phones volume. Changing playback tempo Press the TEMPO key to open the TEMPO CHANGE s...

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14 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Quick Start Guide—Basic Operation Using the Effects To apply effects to your guitar sound, press the EFFECT key to open the EFFECTOR screen. When the BANK value is high- lighted as shown below, use ...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 15 TASCAM CD-GT2 About Power Using batteries See “Batteries” on page 10 for information about installing batteries. Battery level display When using batteries, the battery icon in the upper right part of the disp...

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16 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS About Power TASCAM PS-P520 sold separately) AC outlet DC PLUG When using the AC adapter, “ ” appears in the upper right of the display. NOTE Unplug the AC adapter when not using the unit. Turn...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 17 TASCAM CD-GT2 Names and functions of parts Control panel 1 Display Shows CD status during playback, device settings and other information. 2 TEMPO key Press this key to open the TEMPO CHANGE screen. You can c...

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18 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Names and functions of parts and OFF. When IN and OUT points are set, this key turns loop playback ON and OFF. When they are not set, it turns repeat playback ON and OFF. (See “Loop playback” on ...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 19 TASCAM CD-GT2 Names and functions of parts Front p OPEN switch Slide this switch away from the PHONES jack to open the control panel and insert and remove discs. a PHONES jack (stereo minijack) Connect headpho...

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20 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Making connections PHONES jack: headphones LINE OUT jack: audio system, speakers with built-in ampli- fiers, etc. (Use a conversion cable as necessary.) GUITAR/MIC IN jack: guitar or mic FOOT SW jack:...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 21 TASCAM CD-GT2 Screen appearance and operation Screen overview The unit display shows one of the following screens according to the active function. All of these screens can be opened by pressing their dedicated ke...

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22 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Screen appearance and operation 4 Playback status When the CD is playing (¥), paused (π), fast forwarding (˚), or fast reversing (∆) the corresponding icon appears. No icon appears when playb...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 23 TASCAM CD-GT2 Screen appearance and operation Other screens Shared features The screen name, power status, CD player operation status, track number and CD playback time are shown on every screen. The EFFECTOR, L...

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24 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Listening to CDs Basic CD playback Starting playback When the CD is stopped or paused, press the ¥/π key to start playback. Stopping playback When the CD is playing, press the STOP key to stop play...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 25 TASCAM CD-GT2 Listening to CDs Adjusting the volume When listening through headphones, use the PHONES VOLUME (+, –) keys to adjust the volume. When you use the PHONES VOLUME keys, the PHONES VOLUME screen appea...

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26 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Listening to CDs When the VSA function is OFF, the icon at the top of the screen appears normally. Changing only the pitch You can change the pitch without changing the tempo. 1 Press the KEY key ...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 27 TASCAM CD-GT2 Listening to CDs When the guitar cancel function is ON, the icon at the top of the screen appears in inverse. Depending on the music, the guitar cancel function may not reduce the recorded guitar s...

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28 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Listening to CDs Selecting the play mode This device has the two following play modes. ALL mode (initial setting) This is the ordinary mode. Once you start playback, the disc will play through to the...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 29 TASCAM CD-GT2 Using guitars and mics By connecting a guitar or mic to this player, you can mix the input from the guitar or mic with the CD playback sound. You can also use the built-in guitar and mic effects for g...

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30 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Using guitars and mics Use the following procedures to adjust the CD playback signal and input signal levels independently to achieve the mix balance that you desire. 1 Press the LEVEL key to open t...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 31 TASCAM CD-GT2 Using guitars and mics select settings in the pop-up, and use the VALUE (+, –) keys to adjust these settings. BANK Select bank 01–10 or BYPASS. Using the PRESET item explained below, you can set ...

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32 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Other functions Using the metronome This device has a built-in metronome that you can use in guitar practice, for example. 1 Press the MISC. key to open the SETUP & MISC. screen. 2 Use the CUR...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 33 TASCAM CD-GT2 Other functions Stopping the metronome Do one of the following: Press the STOP key. Turn the METRONOME item OFF on the SETUP & MISC. screen. NOTE Pressing any of the CD player operation keys w...

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34 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Other functions GUITAR (guitar tuner mode) Change the setting for each string to be tuned. 1 Use the CURSOR ¶ key to select CALIB, and the VALUE (+, –) keys to set the standard frequency of midd...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 35 TASCAM CD-GT2 Other functions LEVEL Adjust the output sound level between 0 and 100 with the VALUE (–, +) keys. CALIB Set the standard frequency of middle A between 435 Hz and 445 Hz. This setting affects all tu...

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36 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Making various settings You can change various settings to optimize the device for your use environment and other requirements. All of the following items are on the SETUP & MISC. screen. Press t...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 37 TASCAM CD-GT2 Making various settings Setting the time display You can set how the CD time is displayed. Select one of the following TIME INFO settings. ELAPSED elapsed time of current track REMAIN remaining...

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38 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Specifications CD player Compatible CD formats: CD-DA (audio CD), CD-TEXT Compatible disc formats: 12cm/8cm CD, CD-R, CD-RW A/D converter: 24-bit D/A converter: 24-bit Internal DSP calculat...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 39 TASCAM CD-GT2 Notes ...

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40 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Effect preset lists Guitar effects Preset number Preset Name 1 Dst+Flanger+Rev 2 Dst+Flanger+Dly 3 Dst+Phaser+Rev 4 Dst+Phaser+Dly 5 Dst+Exciter+Rev 6 Dst+Exciter+Dly 7 Dst+Chorus+Rev 8 Dst+Chorus+Dly ...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 41 TASCAM CD-GT2 Effects preset lists Preset number Name Effect Parameter range VOCAL_01 Chorister Layered vocal sound created by detuning 0—20 VOCAL_02 Emphasis Brings out vocals that are hard to hear 0—20...

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42 TASCAM CD-GT2 IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS This table explains the features of all the effect modules that comprise the effect presets of this device. Some individual effects have greater results when used in combination with other effect modul...

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 43 TASCAM CD-GT2 Effect module parameter list Module Effect Parameter Details Range Chorus (CHO) Adds a slightly detuned sound to create a wide, ensem- ble-like tone. This effect was popular in 70s hard rock and fusi...

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