Thank you for your purchase of the ONKYO
TA-RW244/144 Cassette Tape Deck.
Please read this manual thoroughly before making connections
and plugging in the AC power cord.
Following the instructions in this manual will enable you to
obtain optimum performance and maximum listening enjoyment
from your new TA-RW244/144.
Please retain this manual for future reference.
Full-logic record/play transports with auto reverse and
Full-logic controls provide smooth, trouble-free electronic
switching, and keep you from having to press the stop button when
switching between functions. And auto-reverse/continuous play
lets you play both sides of both cassettes in sequence, without
having to take out the tapes and flip them over.
Two eight-segment peak-holding fluorescent meters
The easy-to-read FL meters have peak-holding functions, which
are indispensable when setting the best record/playback levels.
Four-digit electronic tape counter
The large, clear electronic tape counter shows the current tape
position, so you can easily edit and locate specific sections.
CD synchro recording
This feature lets you easily make accurate recordings from a
compact disc at a touch of a button, when your tape deck is
connected to certain z (remote interactive) compatible ONKYO
z (Remote Interactive) compatible
If you’re one of the fortunate ones who own other ONKYO
components that bear the z mark, simple single-cable connection
lets you operate all of the major functions of both transports of
your TA-RW244/144 with the other component’s remote. (The
remote control supplied with ONKYO z CD players covers
Deck-B functions only.)
• Auto tape selector: Automatically sets the optimum bias and
equalization levels for the type of tape you insert.
• Dolby B and C Noise Reduction: Reduces the audibility of
undesirable tape hiss while retaining music nuances.
• Auto space rec mute: Inserts precise five-second breaks between
songs to give your tapes a more professional touch and to make
music search easier.
FOR CANADIAN MODEL:
(POUR LE MODELE CANADIEN)
• For models having a power cord with a polarized plug
CAUTION:TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH
WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.
• Sur les modèles dont la fiche est polarisée.
ATTENTION:POUR ÉVITER LES CHOCS
ÉLECTRIQUES, INTRODUIRE LA LAME LA PLUS LARGE
DE LA FICHE DANS LA BORNE CORRESPONDANTE DE
LA PRISE ET POUSSER JUSQ’AU FOND.
ATTENTION FOR BRITISH MODEL
Replacement and mounting of an AC plug on the power supply
cord of this unit should be performed only by qualified service
The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accordance with the
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this appliance
may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying the
terminals in your plug, proceed as follows:
The wire which is coloured BLUE must be connected to the terminal
in the plug which is marked with the letter N or coloured BLACK.
The wire which is coloured BROWN must be connected to the
terminal in the plug which is marked with the letter L or coloured
A 5 amp fuse is fitted in this plug. Should the fuse need to be
replaced, please ensure that the replacement fuse has a rating of 5
amps and that it is approved by ASTA or BSI to BS1362. Check
for the ASTA mark or the BSI mark on the body of the fuse.
IF THE FITTED MOULDED PLUG IS UNSUITABLE FOR
THE SOCKET OUTLET IN YOUR HOME, THEN THE FUSE
SHOULD BE REMOVED AND THE PLUG CUT OFF AND
DISPOSED OF SAFELY. THERE IS A DANGER OF SEVERE
ELECTRICAL SHOCK IF THE CUT OFF PLUG IS IN-
SERTED INTO ANY 13 AMP SOCKET.
If in any doubt, please consult a qualified electrician.
Declaration of Conformity
declare in own responsibility, that the ONKYO product described
in this instruction manual is in compliance with the corresponding
technical standards such as EN55013, EN55020, EN60555-2, -3
ONKYO EUROPE ELECTRONICS GMBH
• The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an
equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the
presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the
product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magni-
tude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
• The exclamation point within 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.
“TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC
SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN
“TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE
PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
Dolby noise reduction manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
“Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories Licensing Corporation.
FOR EUROPEAN MODEL: