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The Novation trademark is owned by Focusrite Audio Engineering Ltd. All other brand,
product and company names and any other registered names or trademarks mentioned in
this manual belong to their respective owners.
Novation has taken all possible steps to ensure that the information given here is both
correct and complete. In no event can Novation accept any liability or responsibility for
any loss or damage to the owner of the equipment, any third party, or any equipment
which may result from use of this manual or the equipment which it describes. The
information provided in this document may be modiﬁed at any time without prior warning.
Speciﬁcations and appearance may differ from those listed and illustrated.
1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
3. Heed all warnings.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. Clean only with dry cloth.
6. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including ampliﬁers) that produce heat.
7. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized
plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades
and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety.
If the provided plug does not ﬁt into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of
the obsolete outlet.
8. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus.
9. Only use attachments/accessories speciﬁed by the manufacturer.
10. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table speciﬁed by the manufacturer, or
sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
11. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.
12. Refer all servicing to qualiﬁed service personnel. Servicing is required when the
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged,
liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
No naked ﬂames, such as lighted candles, should be placed on the apparatus.
WARNING: Excessive sound pressure levels from earphones and headphones can cause
WARNING: This equipment must only be connected to USB 1.1 or 2.0 type ports.
D E C L AR AT I O N
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device
must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
To the User:
1. Do not modify this unit! This product, when installed as indicated in the instructions
contained in this manual, meets FCC requirements. Modiﬁcations not expressly approved
by Novation may void your authority, granted by the FCC, to use this product.
2. Important: This product satisﬁes FCC regulations when high quality shielded cables
are used to connect with other equipment. Failure to use high quality shielded cables or
to follow the installation instructions within this manual may cause magnetic interference
with appliances such as radios and televisions and void your FCC authorization to use this
product in the USA.
3. Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class
B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not
installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur
in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio
or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on,
the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
To the User:
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
The normal operation of this product may be affected by a strong electrostatic discharge
(ESD). In the event of this happening, simply reset the unit by powering off and on again.
Normal operation should return.
COPYRIGHT AND LEGAL
Novation is a registered trademark of Focusrite Audio Engineering Limited.
MiniNova is a trademark of Focusrite Audio Engineering Limited.
VST is a trademark of Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH.
Audio Units (AU) is a trademark of Apple, Inc.
RTAS is a trademark of Avid, Inc.
2012 © Focusrite Audio Engineering Limited. All rights reserved.
Compliance Information Statement: Declaration of Compliance procedure
Product Identiﬁcation: Novation MiniNova
Responsible party: American Music & Sound
Address: 4325 Executive Drive
Southhaven, MS 38672
Telephone: (800) 431-2609
Focusrite Audio Engineering Limited has conformed and this product conforms, where
applicable, to the European Union’s Directive 2002/95/EC on Restrictions of Hazardous
Substances (RoHS) as well as the following sections of California law which refer to
RoHS, namely sections 25214.10, 25214.10.2, and 58012, Health and Safety Code;
Section 42475.2, Public Resources Code.